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Fentayl Patch
Aug 18, 2005
... I was worried about my husband switching from the Duragesic to the Mylan, but after surviving the first few days with extreme dizziness, he now says that the Mylan's are fine. They are much smaller and stay stuck better. He is on the 100 mcg patch. Also, the Mylan don't seem to irritate the skin as badly. (2 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)
... My father has mesothelioma and has been in lots of pain also. I have been told many times that the pain will continue until his last days, then he will just be spacy. He is also on the Fentayl patch, in fact, I believe he is on two (different mcg) but he is also on oxycotin, which makes him really sleepy, but he is not in much pain only a little. I have had to contact his... (12 replies)

... ety so I know where you are coming from there. I think it is great that your doctor is putting you on the klonopin. I have a friend that is on a high dose of the fentayl patch, takes klonopin, muscle relaxer, and sleep medication. ... (3 replies)
... Just for your own information, while 100 mcg is the strongest fentayl patch, it is NOT the maximum does. there are those who wear more than one 100 mcg patch at a time. I believe the real maximum dose is 600 mcg for the patch and 1600 for the Actiq Fenatanyl patch. ... (9 replies)
Fentayl Patch
Aug 15, 2005
... You will have to try the 25mg and see if it helps. If it doesn't help, tell the Dr. and maybe you could try 50mg. (2 replies)
Fentayl Patch
Aug 15, 2005
... What do you know about it? Is 25 very strong. Does it help fibro pain? (2 replies)
... l it out and send back to them and I got these dressings free. Oh, one more thing. We found that if you put the dressing down on a hard surface and then put the patch on top of the dressing first and then put it on your back it will stay longer this way. ... (13 replies)
... Actually, it's just the opposite. Duragesic should not be prescribed for acute pain. It's for chronic pain. The patient and physician information material included with the patches clearly states this. But you are correct about the fentanyl being addictive and that some people will develope a tolerance to it. I've been on it for over a month and recently increased the... (32 replies)
... RAGESIC WORKS GREAT FOR ACUTE PAIN. IF YOU HAVE CHRONIC PAIN AFTER AWHILE YOUR BODY WILL BUILD UP A TOLERENCE TO IT AND THE DOSE WILL HAVE TO BE INCREASED. THE PATCH STAYS ON FOR 72 HOURS AND TAKE SOME PAPER TAPE AND PLACE OVER THE PATCH, THAT WILL HELP HOLD IT IN PLACE. ... (32 replies)
... I am using the Duragesic Fentanyl Patch along with Percocet for break through pain. ... (4 replies)
Fentanyl questions
Feb 25, 2006
... I use the generic brand marketed by Sandoz. I use a 75 mcg patch and change it every 2 days. Many patch users find that the third day is not very effective. ... (19 replies)


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