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Posted 29 Mar 2015 by • 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 ...
Posted 12 Jan 2015 by • 1 answer
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 moved 4 hrs away in the same state,my insurance booted me saying I was out of the area... (really)The ...
Posted 26 Sep 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 13 Jan 2014 by • 2 answers
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 know what to do. I am on my 2nd appeal for use of my "Non cancer pain" any advice out ...
Posted 17 Jan 2014 by • 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.
Posted 6 Jul 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 23 Dec 2012 by • 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?
Posted 26 Mar 2013 by • 4 answers
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. Can some one out there help me with my fears of starting on this drug?? Any help will be appreciated.
Posted 4 Apr 2013 by • 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.
Posted 12 May 2012 by • 2 answers
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Posted 13 Apr 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 13 Feb 2012 by • 3 answers
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 and now I'm back to being in bed with pain and doing only basic activity.I have spinal and ...
Posted 9 Jan 2012 by • 3 answers
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 medication which has given me the quality of life I did not have before I was given the medicine so as I ...
Posted 20 Dec 2011 by • 1 answer
Normally take oxycodone 15 mg, got a couple of lollipops . How strong are they in relation to perks
Posted 16 Nov 2011 by • 1 answer
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