Working fair for pain (pain level 5-6 from a 9/10). But I feel groggy all the time even after sleeping well. If so does this go away?
. It is very good to hear that your pain levels are so much better. It is always great to find something that does work well for pain, isn’t it? One of the reasons for your sleepiness could be that the dose is too high. You might want to speak with your doctor and see if you can somehow adjust the dose. As you develop tolerance to Fentanyl, with regular use, the problem may improve over the course of next few weeks.
Thanks for your response. Since my pain isn't at my desired pain threshold of 3-4 would be scared to decrease the dosage (also so hard to get appt with my Doctor to do this since it requires a written prescription). I'm going to give it til I see him in about a week and discuss with him. Any others with ideas?
- Fentanyl Information for Consumers
- Fentanyl Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Fentanyl (detailed)
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