system?He chew the 75 mci patchs?
I have a friend that likes to chew on the fentanyl patch,how fast does that get into his blood?
Added 29 Jun 2011:
ONe day he had to go for a blood test after he chewed on a 75 patch.I'm guesing his levels will b pretty high!!
29 Jun 2011
that can cause death, and your friend will likely die of an OD before anyone notices the he/she is even in danger. The whole purpose of a patch is to slowly and evenly dispense fentanyl thru the skin for a long lasting effect, to do what he/she is doing releases too much medication almost immediately, he/she will likely not be around much longer, I hate to say that, but that is extremely dangerous and deadly.
2 Jul 2011
hi, i read yur question and i also know some1 that gets the patches, and instead of sticking on upper body, he cuts up the50mcg patch into 4 peices and sucks them, 1 sml peice at a time, day n night. he says he can feel the pain goes away within 5-10mins of sucking on the sml peice. is this ok, cos he tells me he feels fine.
30 Jun 2011
Patti's right. One of my patients was addicted to the fentanyl patch and after being released from our hospital, someone turned him on to sucking the fentanyl out of the patch. His girlfriend told us that he died just 2 days after being released from us of a fentanyl overdose. You really need to get your friend some help before it's too late.
3 Jan 2014
Oh my God! Please DO NOT ever chew these! Back when I was a drug seeking pleasurer, I OD'd, 2x in a week.. Was very close to dying. After the 2nd OD, I got
locked up in the worst of the worst mental health crack houses I have ever been in..
WAY worse than County Jail!!! 10 day Baker Act. The worst. By the Grace of God,
I slowly straightened up my mess and stopped self-medicating. I Hope and Pray
I never forget..your friend, D the Square* imagine that* But I have to*** Amen***
24 Apr 2015
When you ingest a medication, it has to go through what are know as 1st, 2nd and 3rd pass before they enter into your system. So
The medicine probably takes longer to enter into your friends' system when chewed than if it were on his/her skin. Having said that, however, the Fentanyl is probably also being absorbed through the pores of his/her cheeks - so the answer is IMMEDIATELY.
- Fentanyl Information for Consumers
- Fentanyl Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Fentanyl (detailed)
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