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... I think you have me confused with the original poster. I have no breakthrough meds at all. ... (14 replies)
... short acting for breakthrough is because for most folks, their chronic pain isn't constant. ... (14 replies)
... enever I've needed too, he increases the strength of my patches. From the start, this whole goal just makes alot of sense to me. My ultimate goal being no more breakthrough meds at all. ... (14 replies)

Breakthrough meds
Sep 12, 2010
... Codiene Contin is simply a continuous release version of codiene sulfate. To answer your question in a nutshell, you should take your breakthrough meds when you feel your pain starting to rise above what it normally is. ... (4 replies)
... Yes, they will. In fact, depending on the med you have and the dosage, they can work very well. Upon removal of the patch, it takes 19 hours for your BPL to drop 50%. Thus, you have a little bit of med built up in the transdermal layers of your skin. If it were me, I'd have a very direct conversation with my Doc and tell him point blank that they seem to be taking... (10 replies)
... I have been getting my duragesic 75mcg patches from next rx, anthems mail order pharmacy connection. I do get a 90 days supply worth when I get my meds in the mail. Occasionally they cut it very close and I fear I A will run out of my last patch before the new rx arrives. ... (10 replies)
... Noone should be left in unmitigated pain, but I think that if you are needing breakthrough painreleivers every day, then they are nolonger breakthrough meds, and your baseline should be upped. ... (16 replies)
... my meds as 'breakthrough' meds, my new doctor says he doesnt believe in the concept at all, and if you need more meds, your baseline LA meds need adjustment, not a supplimental. ... (16 replies)
... I see pain in the same way, if you need to use your breakthrough meds every day, the doctor should up your baseline, either through upping your original LA med, or adding a second LA med to your regime. ... (16 replies)
... I have never had a pill count or been asked to bring my meds in but if I had to I would have enough meds. There is no way that I would ever be caught without the proper amounts on hand. ... (16 replies)
... I see a lot of posters who have to take their breakthrough meds ona regular scgedual to obtain acceptable pain releif. ... (16 replies)
... Okay, I went to my doctors appointment, on wednesday we talked about breakthrough meds, I told him a lot about what everyone in this thread said. ... (11 replies)
... To clear up any confusion, yes I was on oxycontin last spring, I did get some crazy side effects, such as euphoria, cold and hot flashes and tremors, so I quickly went off it and went back on the MS Contin. I think when I went back onto the MS Contin I went to 45 mg three times daily, the last time I tried oxycontin (just a month or two ago) I came back to the MS Contin at... (11 replies)
... Lately I have started to have severe breakthrough almost every day. It can last from two to three hours, or it can last all day. ... (11 replies)
Breakthrough Meds
Sep 22, 2004
... Hi all,while were on the subject of needing more frequent dosing or BT meds if i were offered twice a day dosing ony oxyc and it didnt last atleast 10 hrs id want off. ... (16 replies)
Breakthrough Meds?
Jun 22, 2004
... Oops forgot to put this in my last post. I am wondering what kind of breakthrough meds are usually used along with the Duragesic Patch. I have only been on it for 2 days now, and last night I already was having pain in bed! ... (4 replies)
Breakthrough meds?
Oct 14, 2002
... Does anyone know how many breakthrough meds are allowed per day? ... (2 replies)
... I would specifically ask why they think 2 or 3 long acting meds are better than an equivalent dose of one med. ... (2 replies)
... day, not including my breakthrough pain meds. For almost two years now my pharmacist provides me my medications neatly put into blister packs. ... (7 replies)
... her desire to keep the LA dosage as low as desired. Even so, the amount the dose of LA meds goes up ought to be pretty minimal! ... (14 replies)

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