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... I just started Fentanyl 25mcg. I'm on my second patch. ... (63 replies)
... I need an increase in the Fentanyl from the 25 mcg patch. I assume my doctor won't want to go from 25 to 50 mcg, but instead try adding a 12 mcg patch. ... (6 replies)
... When I started using the Fentanyl Patch, my Pain Management doctor told me that the patch should be placed from the waist up. He specifically told me that they were not to be placed on my legs because they would not be "as effective". ... (11 replies)

... and I've also realized that even with covers, many spots of the skin will have the patch crinkle up when you are sitting...that has got to effect it some as you aren't getting that full contact. ... (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)
... Hmmm... I've worn the 100 mcg patch for 3 years now. I have Ulcerative Colitis and was trying to get off as many ORAL meds as possible! ... (6 replies)
... kely are not rebound headaches and will probably go away as her body adjusts to the Fentanyl. If the advil or tylenol don't help they may be rebound headaches. Fentanyl is a very strong drug and sometimes the body just doesn't react well to it. ... (2 replies)
... ding or the like, I was sweating horribly...ended up with the first patch in my bed sometime in the evening. ... (19 replies)
... Interestingly enough it was a reservoir style patch that they gave me in the hospital that caused the feelings of withdrawal and inadequate pain relief. ... (12 replies)
... I really appreciate everybodys feedback. Heres something ill throw out there im curious about. My skin does not get irritated at all. Best placement for me is on the side of shoulders "upper arm", my question is by rotating shoulder to shoulder can the tissue get over absorbed? ... (12 replies)
... I have never left a patch on more than 72 Hours so if he wants you to overlap the patches just put the other patch on a little sooner even if it is 4 hours that should be ok but as I said never more than 72 hours for a patch! ... (27 replies)
... Hi all, I''m pretty new to this board but posted yesterday with some background on me, some minor side effects and issues I was having with patch placement. I'm sorry about the length of this post but needed to provide detail about what has happened. ... (64 replies)
... Hi all, I''m pretty new to this board but posted yesterday with some background on me, some minor side effects and issues I was having with patch placement. I'm sorry about the length of this post but needed to provide detail about what has happened. ... (64 replies)
... c the levels are fluctuating so much right now and switching out a patch that isn't delivering the med well for one that is makes a bigger difference than it would if my body was stable. ... (6 replies)
... Fentanyl is super fat soluble, and placing the patch over a somewhat fatty area will get the best results for absorption. The upper, outer arms, certain areas of the chest, etc are great for the patch. ... (6 replies)
... Yes I read it is skin to fat to bloodstream and have gotten good advice on placement on this board - as far as body fat, I have the perfect body for the patches - nicely padded and if anyone needs a fat transplant I have a good twenty pounds to share with you - I have only used the mylan and have a superior amount of effectiveness if I stay on my trunk but I also have... (11 replies)
... I'd also make an appointment to get in to see your doc within a few days of when you want to start the patch to make sure you have help if needed. ... (6 replies)
... d's the Fentanyl will replace the oxy in your system. ... (11 replies)
... I guess I didn't know how much more painful the perm. placement was than the trial placement. I was sore after the trial stim. was placed but this is a whole new ballgame! ... (6 replies)
... ave been trying to use the TENs unit that I got and see if it is going to help. Sometimes I think it does and other times I don't. I know it does require careful placement of the pads to work. I know that this is going to be a long road and I have to be careful and use all available means to get good pain management. ... (11 replies)


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