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... While the second may be true for many meds, it's not for narcotics. ... (67 replies)
... long time Duragesic user. ... (67 replies)
... You could ppe in your concerns about the apap, which will make your tummy sick and will cause liver damage. ... (20 replies)

... But really no one can really recommend what you should try. It doesn't work like that. ... (11 replies)
... Hi ICC, Do not cut patches in half, there is another way. I'm familiar with the name brand duragesic patches, not the generics, so I don't know if this will work with the other release systems. ... (10 replies)
... I would agree with zandy. The medicine gel in the Duragesic is NOTHING to fool around with. ... (16 replies)
... o titrate, that a permanant sticky would help everyone. So if you think so, maybe you could request of the moderators on this board to make it a stick, so people can refer to it for help? ... (0 replies)
... most people report the last 24 hours they can tell a difference in the medication if they are on a 72 hour schedule. ... (18 replies)
... hours, a 20mg oxyC sustains 10 mgs in your system, a 40 mg oxyC sustains 20 mgs in your sytem. ... (6 replies)
... morphine or Oxycodone, But when switching, because it hits different receptors people do experience some withdrawal. Fentanyl is the most potent opiate any doc can prescribe. It's just a matter of what strength he's prescribing. ... (32 replies)
... began with 75's and moved up to 100's. In 09 I was able to go back down to 75's, but with recent shoulder problems and surgery, I'm back up to 100's again. ... (27 replies)
12 mcg question
Apr 30, 2009
... wholesaler to see if they can get the Sandoz. Sometimes, one just needs to inquire, or push a bit to get what you need. ... (7 replies)
... It would be easier to cut them down. ... (3 replies)
... myalgia doesn't help either. I see a great pain managenment doc, she is wonderful and has been trying me on new drugs to see what works. The last thing was the duragesic patch and was a day and a half into the 25 mcg when this happened. A yr. ago in June, I had a hysterectomy because of women issues. ... (5 replies)
... that said the hair in the area where the patch is to be placed should NOT be shaved but clipped, any body know why, I have been shaving the hair with out any problems that I know of. ... (27 replies)
... I won't scan and cut and paste it because of copy right laws but I will type in what duragesic to kadian actually is. ... (5 replies)
... There are charts out there called equianelgesic conversion charts that some docs use as a reference. However the charts are just ballpark guides. You may end up in the parking lot or in the obstructed veiw seats. ... (7 replies)
... I feel a "knot" developing on my neck or shoulder blades, I put one of those patches on and it really helps reduce the knot and numb the nerve endings. Yes, you can cut them to size. Remember I told you that my PA told me you can wear up to three patches at one time, cut up into what ever size you need them. ... (7 replies)
... and 30 for brand name. Our last insurance was 50 for brand. Thank goodness we got new insurance 4 months ago. It's hard when you are on ten different meds and half of them are brand name when you have to pay 50 dollars for each one. I honestly don't know how anyone without drug coverage can pay for their meds. ... (28 replies)
... system. The sedation will slowly get better. Mine took about a month or two, but it was worth it due to the years I had of pain, and all the drugs and docs I saw in the mean time. There is so much too say about methadone, how it works, half life, side effects, etc... and my hand hurts from typing today. ... (5 replies)

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