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... I ran across this looking for other info. I thought it might help folks having difficulty switching away from duragesic or changing from duragesic to another LA opiate. ... (1 replies)
... s a way to lesson the withdrawal when switching or discontinuing the Patch. The amount of med delivered is based on the amount of patch exposed to the skin. Each strength patch is larger and larger and is able to deliver more meds through the transdermal portion of the patch. ... (32 replies)
... I would agree with zandy. The medicine gel in the Duragesic is NOTHING to fool around with. ... (16 replies)

... of 125 mgs of morphine or the duragesic strength would be roughly 30mgs of MSIR, instant release morphine. About 6 times the strength of one 5 mg Vic. All you can really do is talk to your doc about BT pain. ... (7 replies)
... I find the Duragesic patch to work better than the generic Sandoz although the Sandoz was very close in strength. ... (67 replies)
... Anyway there is a benefit to using two opiates from entirely different clases. Morphine is an opioid and Duragesic a synthetic opiate. So the idea is to cover a broader range of receptors. Duragesic will bind to receptors that orphine doesn't and vice versa. ... (4 replies)
... in. This cocktail did not work at all. Made me quite ill. Nausious, headache, "LOOPY' etc. Then he took me off those 2 meds and put me back on Percocet 10 with a Duragesic 50 patch every 72 hrs. I was on that for 30 days, but quite honestly, felt no different than just taking the Percocet 10 by itself. ... (1 replies)
... There are supplies of the duragesic patches out there to be purchased. It's a matter of what distributor they order from I would guess. ... (39 replies)
Duragesic patch
May 18, 2005
... mcg is an extremely low dose of fentanyl, and IS the recommended starting dose for people beginning Duragesic therapy. Duragesic 25mcg is the lowest available strength in the US. I don't know where you are from. You may feel a little nauseated and perhaps get a headache in the beginning, but that will disappear within a week. ... (19 replies)
... Also, what strength are you on? ... (67 replies)
... ncredible pain relief and the lack of most side effects. Constipation, of course continues, but not as bad as morphine. Drowsiness at first with a new patch or a strength increase but that goes away. ... (3 replies)
... Increasing strength in patches means going to a larger patch size, not just strength. 25's are small patches 75 are very large and hundreds even larger. ... (8 replies)
... ery, my doctor suggested the Fentanyl patch and it has been a miracle for me. Major pain relief with no mental fogginess or constipation. I have been on the same strength for 10 months now. ... (11 replies)
... on the Duragesic brand ones. Not to mention that they are sticking WAY better. Maybe it is psychological? ... (1 replies)
... but I think with any new med like Fentanyl, any type of strange or unusual feeling is possible. Fentanyl or the Fentanyl family is in a class by itself. I tried duragesic for 6 weeks titrated from 75 to 150 coming off meth and It made me feel spacey and light headed too. I'm a coffee hound, 3 pots a day kind. ... (4 replies)
Duragesic patch
May 22, 2005
... Bryan: News to me. Thanks for the update. I was relying on my 2005 PDR. Thanks again, CancerDad :angel: (19 replies)
Duragesic patch
May 18, 2005
... Not to long ago the FDA approved a new 12.5mcg/hour patch, below is the FDA info on it...........Brian Drug Name and FDA Application Number Dosage Form/Route Strength Marketing Status Company DURAGESIC-12 (NDA # 019813) FILM, EXTENDED RELEASE; TRANSDERMAL 12.5UGM/HR Prescription ALZA Go to this website to see the info on the Durgesic 12 (12.5UGM/HR):... (19 replies)
... erything. So you have run through the gammit of everything availabel other than OxyCOntin and btruly nevr gave morphne a fair trial or methadone a faitr trail or duragesic a fair trial. He might come to the conclusion your just not a candidate for opiates fif these meds at these doses don't help. ... (1 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. ... (32 replies)
... Anyway's sorry for the long wind everyone.. Any help or info on Duragesic or advice, would be great. ... (16 replies)

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