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What's the best generic Fentanyl Patch? SANDOZ? MYLAN?

Posted 19 Dec 2009 by mitjason 29 answers

I heard that the MYLAN brand is the best do to the size and adhesive properties. I also heard that the SANDOZ brand is exactly the same as the brand name Duragesic. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks!

Duragesic - how long does out take for fentanyl to completely get out of your system?

Posted 15 Nov 2013 by rhonni33 6 answers

Suppose to start new medication but want to know the patch is not in my system. Thank you anybody please advise?

Has anyone had problems with migraines while taking Oxycodone?

Posted 8 Apr 2012 by Shel53 6 answers

My long lasting pain medicine, Duragesic 100, which I've been taking for several years isn't working properly & I'm considering discussing Oxycodone with my PM doctor. However several years ago, when I was first injured, I tried taking Percodan or Percocet, can't remember ...

Duragesic - how do I discontinue the fentanyl patch with minimum withdrawal?

Posted 27 Sep 2013 by donami 9 answers

Due to constant back pain,I have taken hydrocodone for 2 yrs. It stopped working.I had back surgery in August 2013. 2 mos. prior to surgery and now at 1 month post surgery, I have been using fentanyl pain patch (12 mcg). How do I discontinue the patch with minimum withdrawal? The surgery has ...

I have a resident that is allergic to morphine what is an alternative for pain?

Posted 24 Mar 2013 by mabeemon 6 answers

I need something for her that is in patch form or that can be given rectally she is terminal and has long history of pain and is unable to take morphine/duragesic/fentanyl.

How do get my husband to realize he needs help?

Posted 28 May 2012 by HopeDespite 15 answers

My husband is on 50 mcg of Duragesic, valium 5-10 mg 3x/day & 3 Norco a day. He buys xanax & takes it daily (not as much as the opiates but still not prescribed) & worst of all,buys & takes 15+ Loricet (on top of the 3 Norco making ~18 breakthrough drugs a day). He knows this is a ...

Is thier a difference between fentanyl transdermal patch and the fentanyl duragesic patch ?

Posted 17 Apr 2011 by sptheghost 2 answers

I have had the fentanyl patches that say duragesic which have a gel inside . I recently obtained the fentanyl patchs that say transdermal on them and they dont seem to have a gel inside . Was wondering if thier is a difference between them ?

Fentanyl Transdermal - Hi guys, question. I am a 52 year old woman and been on the duragesic patch?

Posted 12 Dec 2015 by Trkey 5 answers

... at 125 mcg for about 10 years. Moved to another state and lost my pain care doctor. Anyway, all the docs here are in the state of mind of "you have to get off that now "!! Am not able to find one anywhere to continue my pain control program. Anyway, I have weaned down from 125mcg to ...

Is morphine used for headaches and has any one ever used it for headaches?

Posted 15 Apr 2010 by lillolady 2 answers

does anyone take mscontin cr for headaches i have tried duragesic and oxycontin and my doctor prescribed morphine sulfate cr 30mg 3x daily and want to know if anyone uses it for that purpose and does it work for headaches

Fentanyl - Does anyone know of a different manufacturer of the Duragesic patch that works as good as

Posted 21 Oct 2009 by sp117 4 answers

... the brand? I've been using the patch since my car accident in 04. I broke my back in two places. Right after the accident the doctor perscribed me Tylenol and Vicodin which put me in a coma, so I have to be careful what I put in my body. I can't take anything with Tylenol in it. ...

I heard that duragesic is basically a morphine patch. I am allergic to morphine! Is it the same?

Posted 4 Mar 2010 by trickbaby247365 4 answers

I have degenerative disc disease and bulging disc.I have been on hydrocodone 10/500mg 4 times a day for quite a while now. The doctor wanted to change me to morphine or oxycontin. I am allergic to both. So he decides to put me on duragesic patches 25mcq. I heard that it is the same as a morphine ...

Has the Fentanyl Duragesic Patch caused you concerning side effects?

Posted 1 Feb 2010 by PragRad 6 answers

I currently take the 50 mcg Fentanyl Duragesic Patch. Honestly, I cannot stand this medication, but it does bring relief to my spine, which includes (please excuse spelling) spondiolythesis, severe degenerative disk disease, facet stenosis, mild scoliosis, bulging disks down the entire spine, and ...

Is the drug subutex addictive or is it an opiate blocker?

Posted 30 Sep 2009 by kayleeadishi 2 answers

I have just gone through a Rapid detox program successfully weaning off Morphine and the Fentanyl Duragesic patch, using Subutex for the last 30 days. Is an 8mg sublingual Subutex pill as needed addictive. Average use would be between 2-3 days per week. Thank you.

Should I go ahead with a fusion surgery?

Posted 2 May 2013 by jlm802 5 answers

Hello, I'm brand new on here. I recently had a lumbar laminectomy; Dx are degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, herniated L5-S1, bulging L4-L5. I'm now a Duragesic 25 mcg patch and Norco 4x/day, along w/various muscle relaxers, physical therapy. My neurosurgeon wanted to go ahead ...

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