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... i am sorry this happenes to you, but did your PM Dr told you about precautins while on Fentanyl patch? ... (63 replies)
... 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)
... 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)

... Strange because by covering your patch you increase the temperature under it which may cause overdose on a drug. ... (5 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 put a 75 mcg Fentanyl patch on either of my arms, I know all about how they don't stay on well. ... (3 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 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... ever be able to try Fentanyl again. ... (10 replies)
... That is definitely an important thing that I did not realize when I first started on the patch is to hold your hand over the fentanyl patch after you apply it for a 60 seconds. ... (64 replies)
... As for being careful in a hot shower. I only had a problem once and that was when I took and extremely hot shower due to sore muscles and it released too much of the fentanyl. Everyday showers should not be a problem. ... (6 replies)
... One other factor I found that influenced the overall "performance" of the Fentanyl patch was the manufacturer. ... (13 replies)
... The patch is labeled for every 72 hours, but most patients change it every 48, especially if you are active. ... (2 replies)
Fentanyl Patch ?
Mar 24, 2009
... holding hand over patch for 90 seconds or so after applying it will help it attach. Patches usually flake off when too dry. ... (7 replies)
... I use four strips on each patch to cover each side of the patch. ... (27 replies)
... especially the edges. You are supposed to apply even pressure with your fingers on the patch for 30 seconds to insure a good "stick". ... (6 replies)
... r orgasm... I suspected it may be responsible for some of those side effects I was having. My doc took me off it, and upped the percs for a month, to see if the patch was actually doing any good. Turns out I'm in just as much pain without the patch. ... (13 replies)

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