I have been on 150mcg for a few years for severe chronic pain for arachnoiditis and for other types of nerve damage caused by a malfuncioning shunt in my back. My insurance will no longer cover that medication.
31 Jul 2009
About the only way to do it without being in absolute hell is by using suboxone. Fentanyl is horrible to stop. I've NEVER seen anyone stop it without going through total misery unless it was with subs. Here is a link explaining how I base my suboxone suggestions. If you want my help I'm on the drugs.com forum daily. Ask around the forum. I've worked with several people getting off fentanyl successfully. Hope this helps.
- Fentanyl Information for Consumers
- Fentanyl Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Fentanyl (detailed)
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How long does Fentanyl stay in your system? If I wanted to start Suboxone to get off Fentanyl would?
it be safe to take the Suboxone 8-10 hours after my last dose of Fentanyl? Thanks for your time and insight.
6 answers • 26 Aug 2009
I am worried about asking my Dr to lower my fentanyl and give me something stronger for break throu?
Hi,I have been on fentanyl 100mcg change every 72 hrs and lortab 10.I still have severe pain in my legs and back.Would it be a bad choice to ask my ...
1 answer • 29 Jul 2010