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Posted 19 Dec 2009 by • 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!
Posted 15 Nov 2013 by • 6 answers
Suppose to start new medication but want to know the patch is not in my system. Thank you anybody please advise?
Posted 8 Apr 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 27 Sep 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 24 Mar 2013 by • 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.
Posted 28 May 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 17 Apr 2011 by • 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 ?
Posted 12 Dec 2015 by • 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 ...
Posted 15 Apr 2010 by • 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 • 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. ...
Posted 4 Mar 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 1 Feb 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 30 Sep 2009 by • 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.
Posted 2 May 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 20 Apr 2014 by • 1 answer
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