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... I sure wish I could wake up close to pain free, but I know in the near future I won't be there. I'll be happy not to be miserable. ... (63 replies)
... I place the patch on my upper arm. You should rotate spots and not use the exact same spot for a few days. I have 3 "spots" that I place mine on my upper arm. You can also use both arms so that would be a total of 6 available spots to use. ... (5 replies)
... Hello and welcome to the boards. Many here have a wide array of experiences and can help a lot and offer quite a bit of support. ... (5 replies)

... I am not used to the size or the patch. With the Mylans I used tegaderms without a problem. ... (6 replies)
... When I was on the patch, I used to place them on my right or left groin area. It stuck really well there, and there isn't a lot of movement in that area like on my arm. ... (6 replies)
... ears and gave out lots of pain meds. I truly had no idea of addiction or withdrawls or anything like that. I can say life situations have definitely allowed me to put it all into perspective. I am in lots of pain, although definitely no hardware in me like what you are going through. ... (56 replies)
... I hate to hear this story...why? ... (56 replies)
... I am very grateful for all of these helpful responses! Also, I had my PM appt. this past Thursday so I asked my PM Dr. if my goal is still to find the best strength on the patch, so that I can eventually stop taking any pills. He said, "Yes, for sure. ... (14 replies)
... no itching or redness on either patch. It usually becomes intolerable at 36 hours, so this is a good sign. Aside from seeing my PM doc Monday, I'm going to try to see my homeopath on Monday as well and see if there is something natural he can give me, as I would hate to have to start taking allergy meds on a daily basis. ... (63 replies)
... I am very new to the Fentanyl patch but I may be able to provide some info. ... (7 replies)
... I prefer the matrix as well and was not thrilled that I could not get Duragsic Brand and had to go with Actavis which is still the gel resevoire. I am not really fond of the Mylan but I love the size and wish they all would go to that small a patch. ... (12 replies)
... I just wanted to lend my words of support and tell you to hang in there. ... (17 replies)
... First, you really should be changing the location where you apply the patches each time you change them. ... (17 replies)
... I used the patch for 5 years. No you cannot resuse a patch that has been removed and has dried edges. Since you didn't indicate your prior opiate history, forgive me for addressing issues you may already know. ... (7 replies)
... up visit. Prior to this my pain management had been handled by my orthopedic surgeon. ... (7 replies)
... I place my patch on my stomach, either side of my belly button, since there is a natural fat layer there. The fat layer is important. ... (5 replies)
... I've already got my action plan in place if my dr does approach me about it because I absolutely do not want to change if I don't have to. ... (8 replies)
... I place the patch on my tummy just below my belly button to either the right or left side. That way I can rotate. ... (5 replies)
... a lot of trouble with the patches staying stuck on my arms so I am probably one of the few people who use the legs but it works for me. I am a side sleeper so I place patches about shin height, toward front but still in a fatty part so they don't get overheated by the pillow I use between legs at night. ... (5 replies)
... I do have some cortisone nose spray so I'll be trying that on my next patch change. ... (18 replies)




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