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My ins. bc&bs of n.c. gave me and all their non-cancer patients 2wk notice that they wont pay 4 med?

Posted 9 Jul 2009 by living in pain 8 answers

I have has bc&bs for almost ten yrs. i have been on the generic version of the actiq for oveer 5yrs now. it has given me my life back. i received a letter from ins.@the end of june stating they will no longer cover actiq or fentora for any patients without cancer. they have always coverd it and ...

Methadone making me sleepy?

Posted 26 Sep 2010 by ElizaJane23 2 answers

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 day. Just couldn't handle the increase in pain. I've been on opiates for chronic pain for 13 ...

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

Posted 23 Dec 2012 by cupcake7667 3 answers

... 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 success with Subsys and is anyone on Actiq?

Have you used fentanyl in any form before?

Posted 29 Mar 2015 by Patriotsoccermom 4 answers

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 lozenges) for breakthrough pain. Yes I have signed all the TIRF forms every year, and both my pain ...

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

Posted 4 Apr 2013 by dialeigh 3 answers

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,& joint movement. They denied my & my Dr.s appeal. I need help.

Does anyone know of any law suits over actiq. It ruined my teeth and will cost thousands to fix them

Posted 18 Dec 2010 by musicman944 1 answer

Has anyone had problems with there teeth after taking actiq?

I've been on methadone for 4 years for chronic rsd pain?

Posted 2 Aug 2011 by Guthrie Whitney 1 answer

Is my liver being damaged? and would a pain medication like actiq be better for my body?

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

Posted 6 Jul 2013 by FF615 1 answer

... 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 Morphine ER times 4 a day, 15mg Morphine IR times 6 a day for 2 years due to a vehicle accident left my ...

I am looking for a doctor in or around Lancaster, PA who prescribed Actiq?

Posted 1 Dec 2009 by SatireFireFly 1 answer

I am a chronic pain patient and I was prescribed Actiq several years ago. I have tried various other pain medicines and nothing touches the pain like Actiq. I've come up against a type of road block however. The doctor who was prescribing it seemed uncomfortable so I changed doctors. My new ...

How many micrograms are in a milligram?

Posted 16 Nov 2011 by steeler69 1 answer

Percocet vs. actiq 1200 mcg?

Posted 20 Dec 2011 by kevmims1 1 answer

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

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

Posted 17 Jan 2014 by Anita1972 2 answers

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.

I have used Actq, 600mcg. for about 2 years for breakthrough CNCP due to full body RSD (Reflex?

Posted 13 Sep 2009 by nikkilazan 1 answer

... Sympathetic Dystrophy) along with Methadone 20mg TID for long acting baseline pain. I'm opiod dependant with efficacy and compliance. With the recent establishment of Utilization Review in California, I was denied Actiq for breakthrough pain management, in part, as stated by the UR doctor, ...

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

Posted 13 Apr 2012 by ssnoemi 1 answer

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 because that is for cancer patients only.She can left to take them without problem but the pain of joint ...

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