26 Aug 2009
Hi! Fentanyl is an opiate, similar to Morphine or Methadone. Fentanyl is used for long term, severe, chronic pain and is not for use in relieving temporary pain. It's also used when other opiates have failed to relieve pain. I just ended my use of Fentanyl 25mg/hr transdermal patches. First, they did not relieve the pain for my RSD. The patches fell off (and the insurance companies don't care-they will not refill your script.) They also caused me insomnia and itching ! If your doctor suggests, give it a try. All people have different tolerances and not everything works for everyone-Good Luck
- Fentanyl Information for Consumers
- Fentanyl Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Fentanyl (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I have just gone through a Rapid detox program successfully weaning off Morphine and the Fentanyl Duragesic patch, using Subutex for the last 30 ...
2 answers • 30 Sep 2009
When am i going to feel like moving again? I have been off work the last 2 days and now i'm back to work and I wan't to jump outa my skin.
3 answers • 13 May 2010
..Because I also have chronic pain. REAL pain. Im stuck. Im currently on the Fentanyl 25mcg patch, but I cant even make that work, because I still am ...
5 answers • 7 Jul 2010
suboxone .. ive been on suboxone for 6 days at 8mgs a day an today i went down to 4 mgs a day an ll i have left is 36mg of suboxone ... i want off ...
1 answer • 16 May 2011