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... I'm on the 25mcg fentanyl patch and have to put a new one on every 72 hours. I know I'm not suppose to let heat get to it, so I'm taking it off just before I shower and then putting a new one on because that will be my 72 hour period of wearing it. ... (2 replies)
... Strange because by covering your patch you increase the temperature under it which may cause overdose on a drug. ... (5 replies)
... i am sorry this happenes to you, but did your PM Dr told you about precautins while on Fentanyl patch? ... (63 replies)

... I was on Oxycontin 40 mg 3 times a day and 6 5 mg oxycodone for breakthrough. I have recently started the Duragesic fentanyl patch and it is working great. There or no peaks and valleys it's just steady pain relief. ... (6 replies)
... Since the hysterectomy I was on the Estroderm patch 0.1 mg and that always took care of it. Then my family doctor added Premarin 0.625 mg take daily and then added Premarin 1.125 mg take daily. ... (17 replies)
... I wore a Fentanyl patch for several months and I never had a problem with wearing it in the shower. It stayed on and I just made sure that I dried it good when I got out of the shower. ... (4 replies)
... I have a 72 hour fentanyl patch. I would like to know if getting it wet in the shower is advisable. Does it lose any effectiveness if it gets wet? ... (4 replies)
... If you have a HOT shower, sauna, steam room you should probably avoid those because it will cause TOO much of the fentanyl to be released from the patch and you will start to become dizzy, lightheaded, nausea, and possibly throw up. ... (6 replies)
... I put a 75 mcg Fentanyl patch on either of my arms, I know all about how they don't stay on well. ... (3 replies)
... If the patch gets wet between skin and patch you will notice less relief... ... (4 replies)
... One piece of advice that I will give you is that 50 mcg.of fentanyl is a significant dose. Your extended release meds should cover much of your all day, every day pain. ... (6 replies)
... We don't really have a health care system in South Africa. If you have HIV/AIDS or TB you can get meds from government clinics. That's the only guaranteed treatment really. Going to a government hospital is terrible here, which is the only choice alot of people have. Understaffed, underfunded and alot of them just just don't care. People literally sit in the reception area... (10 replies)
... eir experiences, their knowledge, so I always pick something I am interested in. I read many posts on patches and everyone saying that no way you can cover your patch with anything. ... (5 replies)
... I'm taking a hot shower now. And putting a new patch on with no Flonase and I'll take a benedryl, and hopefully I'll be good to go in the morning. What a mess! Keep you posted. ... (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)
... One other factor I found that influenced the overall "performance" of the Fentanyl patch was the manufacturer. ... (13 replies)
... sive going from other brands that use matrix style there normally is not any issues. Were the problem lies is when you use matrix and switch to a reservoir style patch like a watson. The absorption in the reservoir style is much slower compared to the matrix style. ... (12 replies)
... Just thought Id start a thread to let people know how much Fentanyl has helped me the past few months. ... (1 replies)
... h I live in Florida. After working in the yard I took a shower and had no rash before the shower within an hour after my shower I developed the worse rash I have ever had. The rash did not occur where my patch but developed at my upper inside thigh, my scrotum and taint. ... (17 replies)

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