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Have you used fentanyl in any form before?

As a chronic pain patient who is allergic to almost every other narcotic available, fentanyl has been a Godsend. I use the patches as my base meds, and have used fentora and fentanyl citrate (actiq ...

Posted 29 Mar 2015 4 answers

Is Actiq for only cancer pain?

I am a patient that has been off and on of Actiq for 3 brain tumors.Two were successfully removed my current one is on the brain stem and inoperable.My insurance Co.use to cover it Actiq 8oo mcg.I ...

Posted 12 Jan 2015 1 answer

Actiq - Is anyone using Aciq that does not have cancer?

My insurance is denying coverage for me. I have chronic pain for a benign spinal cord tumor and this is the only med that take my pain down and now no coverage. Help! It is so expensive. I don't ...

Posted 13 Jan 2014 2 answers

How should I dispose of unused, expired Actiq 400 mcg prescription? I have four applications?

I was cleaning out a rarely used drawer in my bathroom and came across this RX, written in 2003. I don't even remember why it was prescribed. I did not have cancer at the time.

Posted 17 Jan 2014 2 answers

I currently have been on Fentanyl for 2 months currently at 50mcg still titrating to an effective?

... dose. My question is in regards to a breakthrough pain med should I go with actiq which I have never tried or stick with something not as strong as this Fentanyl patch? I have been on 30mg ...

Posted 6 Jul 2013 1 answer

Ok, just did my first trial of Subsys and had NO RELIEF. At all :( My doc finally had me spray 3?

... individual sprays at once. NO DIFFERNT THAN ONE :(. Who has found this helpful for breakthrough pain? I tried fentora and got more relief from that. Now thinking of going to Actiq... who has had ...

Posted 23 Dec 2012 3 answers

New Actiq user?

I am being put on the drug Actiq for breakthrough Leukemia pain. I an already use a Duragesic patch which is the same drug... Fentanyl. The stuff I am being required to read is scaring me to death. ...

Posted 26 Mar 2013 4 answers

Actiq - after 6 yrs. of fentyal lolliipop for severe rsd I found myself ableto live a close to m?

My in.surance changed & now denied my rx. Because i don't have cancer. Is there anything I can do? In 3 mo.s my quality of life has ceased & I'm rapidly losing bone,muscle,& ...

Posted 4 Apr 2013 3 answers

Methadone making me sleepy?

Started 4 days ago at 20 mg twice a day. Previously I was on the Fentanyl patch 50 mcgs (dropped down from 125 mcgs over the past three months), 15 mg Oxycodone twice a day and Actiq 400 mcgs 3x a ...

Posted 26 Sep 2010 2 answers

I have a friend that has been use Actiq for 11 yrs?

And Actiq is the mediccation that have she on her feet, the pain of Total Joint Replacements is control with that. Suddenly after all this time her Doctor say that she can't use it anymore ...

Posted 13 Apr 2012 1 answer

Any info on approval of Actiq on any pain/or breakthru other than cancer pain?

My insurance co. refuses to pay for it and now my P.A. doesn't want to prescribe it because the insurance co. says it's only for cancer pain. This med is so effective for my breakthru pain ...

Posted 13 Feb 2012 3 answers

Breakthrough Pain - What do I do when my insurance no longer want me to receive my medicine?

I have been taking Duragesic and Actiq for 15 years and now my health insurance company has decided that the medication is only for cancer patients and no longer wants to pay for me to have the ...

Posted 9 Jan 2012 3 answers

Percocet vs. actiq 1200 mcg?

Normally take oxycodone 15 mg, got a couple of lollipops . How strong are they in relation to perks

Posted 20 Dec 2011 1 answer

How many micrograms are in a milligram?

Posted 16 Nov 2011 1 answer

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