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... Just got switched today from 100mg MS CONTINE BID to 50 mcg DURAGESIC Patch. Does this sound like the correct conversion? ... (2 replies)
... Hey Surg, I used the duragesic conversion from glogalrph. ... (2 replies)
... The Sandoz generic of Duragesic is the preferred one. Its the Mylan version that has problems and that so many people are complaining about. ... (2 replies)

... Ok I got brave and stuck on another 50 mg patch this morning. So now I'm wearing 100mcg. I have enough fentora 400 to take 4/day until I see my pm to get a taper schedule. I'm still having some withdrawals even with the extra patch. Does anyone know how long that will last? Will my body adjust to less fentanyl soon? I do like the patch but think I obviously need more than... (1 replies)
... I am new and have a duragesic question. Is there a conversion for going FROM fentora TO duragesic patch? ... (1 replies)
... I continue to have skin reactions to the Duragesic patch and will probably be switching to long acting Oxycontin. Does anybody have the conversion numbers that would show how much Oxycontin I would need to take to equal the Duragesic 100 patch changed every 48 hours? ... (9 replies)
... Hey Scrapper, I have a copy of the Kadian conversion handbook made by the manufacturer, According to it, the 50ugh would be replaced by 150-200 mgs of Kadian. However, equinalgesic tables are just guides to prevent docs from ODing a patient and to get you in the ballpark. The rule is to always side on caution and patient safety. You can also see huge variations from one chart... (7 replies)
... This chart was created specifically for Duragesic and it looks like your at the high end of the scale to meplus you have potent SA oxy. ... (5 replies)
... Your docs conversion from 80 mgs of oxy to 60 mgs of meth is actually quite high. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Tom, 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)
... Hi Kath! Hope you get some relief soon! I posed this same exact question a few months ago and didn't get a single response. So I had to go with what my WONDERFUL and caring PCP recommended. I was having a really hard time getting the patches to stick because of the really hot weather we have in Florida. The patches were not sticking to my skin and they were sweating... (9 replies)
... HI HB, This equianelgesic table was created for the conversion of one opiate to another, specifically Duragesic. ... (1 replies)
... uld be relatively easy, Oxy doesn't have specific properties that other opiates don't. Meth has properties others don't, so switching away from meth can be hard. Duragesic has properties other meds don't, so a transition away from the patch can be bad. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks Cpap!! I really appreciate your quick response! I'm sure my doc will know the proper conversion, but it's always good to hear what other patients have experienced with the same conversion. Just a quick question: Is your handle Cpap because you are on a C-Pap machine for sleep apnea? I was just diagnosed with severe sleep apnea and have been using my V-pap machine... (9 replies)
... when she comes back from maternity leave. I'll be ready with some background info on possible conversion numbers thanks to you folks! ... (9 replies)
... there are conversion tables for this kind of dosing and your doctor will probably start one dose lower than recommended because your pain receptors will not be saturated like the fentany ones, so you will be more sensitive to the oxycodone in oxycontin. Oxycontin is recommended at 12 hour dosing, and you could use something if your doctor wants like roxicodone for... (9 replies)
... him.....just talk to him about it and mabey suggest that dose of 40mg TID and see what he thinks. the hydromorphone suggest earlier would also help ALOT with the conversion to a pill from the patch. hope this helps..... ... (9 replies)
... e never made sense, and never worked. Even your MSC dose was low compared to the 100 ugh patch. For whetever reason your doc is comfortable with higher levels of Duragesic than he is with the equivelent levels of morphine. ... (7 replies)
... taking 80mg of oxy 3 X day with roxicodone for breakthrough. I was thinking of possibly going to the Duragesic, but wanted to know what you thought the proper conversion would be. I know it is different for everyone and is just a chart, but any info you could provide would be much appreciated! ... (2 replies)
... Hey Tats, When the Fentanyl patch first came out "Duragesic", it was aproved for cancer use only too, I have a friend that was involved in the clinical trials for non malignant use of the patch and it's been used for Off brand purposes ever since"meaning non malignant pain". Actiq, the faster acting fentanyl pop is still aproved by the FDA for cancer use only but that... (9 replies)

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