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... he drug levels of Fentanyl in your blood should stay pretty constant, and by the end of the 72 hrs the drug starts to go down and that is when you put on another patch to prevent this from happening and keep the Fentanyl levels in your blood from going down. ... (11 replies)
... Seems like most people either love or hate the fent. patch. I love it, personally. I use a 25mch generic Watson gel patch that nearly totally eliminates any hills and valleys between med doses... ... (5 replies)
... My doctor, the last 3 visits or so, has mentioned about putting me on the patch...I have hesitated because I want that to kinda be a last resort thing, like you said, it's the strongest of the strong. I didn't know that until I saw you guys say it on this board. My only experience with this med was when I was caring for my grandmother and she was on this medication and had to... (6 replies)

... My husband recently got hurt and is now in a rehab unit, the Nurses are using Dilaudid for BT pain. Is this Possible to use Dilaudid for BT with the Fentanyl Patch? ... (2 replies)
... As far as breakthrough meds with the patch, I am rx'd Dilaudid. And between to patch and Dilaudid I am as stable as I can ever hope for. ... (5 replies)
... Well, I saw my PCP on Wednesday and she agreed that conversion was way off and switched me to 40mg of OxyContin x 3 per day, with Dilaudid 4mg x 4 per day for breakthrough pain. Wow... I am feeling so much better now. I was freaking out big time because I was having withdrawals and severe pain. ... (7 replies)
... t find much info on the web regarding this. My PM Doctor switched me to the Fentanyl patch, .75, along with my Dilaudid 4mg. ... (11 replies)
... I take it three times a day,4mg Dilaudid and I take OxyContin 40mg X3 a day. It is a excellent combination for me. ... (7 replies)
... :p Your doc is right about Oxy, in that eventually, it will become ineffective. That is true, however, with most painkillers when used long-term. As your body develops a tolerance to the narcotic, it eventually takes more to get past the tolerance and tame the pain. For example, I was on other opiates for about 6 years, and had to move up to the fentanyl patch, which is... (6 replies)
... Actiq 800 mcg and Dilaudid 8 mg. ... (14 replies)
... the first patch failed. My doctor had give Me Norco to cover the first 12 hours. They didn't touch the pain. ... (63 replies)
... I'm doing a little better with the patch, after much trial and error. First I just quit using the flonase and dealt with the patch eating my skin alive. I too get welts more on the outside of the patch, and yes, it lifts the edges off of the skin. ... (63 replies)
... I hope things stabilize for you and this works out. As you know Pain Management is not about relieving pain, but making it manageable so that we can live our lilves as we endure it. The Fent patches can work very well but there are a lot of variables to consider. If they don't seem to be lasting long enough or working well enough you can go to a 48 hr. dosing as opposed to... (63 replies)
... ncrease in my pain coupled with a change in their formulary meant I needed a change. The fentanyl has been more helpful, period, but I have some issues with the patch that contribute to an unevenness in how much it helps. ... (63 replies)
... don't last very long. Neither should be used for a long acting med, because neither of them ARE long acting... MS Contin, OxyContin, Methadone and the duragesic patch are about the best ways to go in terms with a long acting med. I'm sure there are others, but these are the only ones I know are long acting.... ... (24 replies)
... however, it's not debilitating pain by the 3rd day... and the Dilaudid seems to keep it under control until I change the patch. I'm going to keep a schedule though, should my pain symptoms change. ... (11 replies)
... time i was in pure agony!!!! I had dislocated my jaw and sprained it terribly!! but at the time our doc had me changing mine every 3 day's but seemed like the patch was bone dry by that third day so my pain never got completely under control on that part and trust me having a dislocated jaw is like having a broke jaw. ... (17 replies)
... e side effects. Codeine is very harsh on the tummy and has a ceiling of 400 mgs a day, which is nowhere near the strenth of a durageisc patch. They do make a 7.5 patch that I have never seen anyone on the forums use. ... (6 replies)
... The patch was almost more of a nuisance for me as I was anxious about it falling off, so I'd check it was still sticking several times a day. ... (4 replies)
... saves me. But, I hate to think I am using the Actiq to correct the "distribution problem" of the patch. I don't want to detect pain the minute my patch isn't correctly distributing. ... (37 replies)

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