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Fentanyl Transdermal - How long before the Fentanyl patch to absorb into the system and starts to?

Posted 3 Oct 2015 by jg4123 3 answers

... take effect. Taking a 75 mg patch every 48 hrs. I have been taking 8 mg Hydromorphone tablet every three to fours hours for the last four years. Suffered a TBI - Brain bleed two vessels at brain stem broke open from Trauma. Very lucky to be alive but headaches are over the top!!!

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 ...

Why are Fentanyl Transdermal Patches foil instead of plastic?

Posted 31 Mar 2014 by Morren 1 answer

What is the difference between a Ratio Fentanyl Patch and the Fentanyl Foil patches???

Which is stronger hydrocodone or butrans(buprenorphine transdermal)patch?

Posted 25 Aug 2014 by aarongreen39 1 answer

Hydrocodone 10/325 or butrans patch, sorry idk if can ask these kind of questions new to the site.

Fentanyl Transdermal - For those having worn these patches for a while, what happens to the patch?

Posted 21 Apr 2015 by suzy059 6 answers

... when you take a shower??? Does it get ruined when it gets wet? The md said not to worry, it would still be effective. I'm just not sure I believe that. I was hoping to hear the experiences of actual users! Thanks much!

Transdermal patch lidocaine and gabapentin?

Posted 7 Feb 2014 by wigglesnw 3 answers

Is there a plan to release a transdermal patch lidocaine and gabapentin for chronic pain?

Fentanyl Transdermal - Does one type of Fentanyl patch work better than another brand?? I'm in 75?

Posted 24 Apr 2015 by CinDee123 3 answers

... mcg/hr of the Mylan brand, and I like the fact that it's small and that the adhesive is strong. What brand are you on, and do you like it? My favorite brand was Teva (brown patch with an Aluminum backing) but the company stopped manufacturing it.

I need help finding a decent fentanyl matrix patch since Sandoz and Teva are unavailable. Thank you?

Posted 22 Sep 2018 by AUamputee84 1 answer

My question is about the availability of different transdermal fentanyl patches. I'm aware the gels are now unavailable, which I've never tried anyway. I've always used the matrix and have had problems in the past with certain patches not lasting 72 hours. Until I used the 50mcg ...

Fentanyl Transdermal - fentanyl patch quits working after 24 hours?

Posted 23 Oct 2014 by Daryls 3 answers

I have been taking 200mcgs.for 3 years then moved to 300mcgs. suddenly they only worked for 48 hours and now only 24 hours and the second morning wake up in a withdrawal state.Why is this happening?

Effect of T gel (Androgel, Testim) on erection rigidity, ejaculate volume and refractory period?

Posted 9 Nov 2014 by Gary1323 1 answer

It is reassuring to hear that transdermal T gels (Androgel, Testogel and Testim) can significantly improve sexual function. Specifically, I would like some feedback on the effect of these transdermal testosterone gels on the following aspects of sexual function: 1) Rigidity of erection upon sexual ...

Is there anything I can take to stop these hot flashes/sweating episodes due to pain meds?

Posted 12 Jan 2016 by scottyboy24 3 answers

I have been on the Fentanyl transdermal patch and tramadol ever since my back injury/botched surgery and degenerative disc disease showed up. I sweat when i get out of the shower! I never know when an episode is coming on! I could just be relaxing watching tv and out of nowhwere, BOOM, I am in a ...

Fentanyl Transdermal - Hi everybody, does anybody have any tips on making the patch actually last?

Posted 18 Feb 2015 by blklablridr17 3 answers

... the 72 hours it's supposed to? I don't mean by sticking, I have Tegaderm for that... just the effects. I've found staying as cool as possible helps but it still starts to give out at the 60(ish) hour mark.

Fentanyl Transdermal?

Posted 7 Apr 2015 by DzooBaby 4 answers

Anyone out there on Fentanyl patches, have you ever used them in areas other than chest, flanks, back or arms? I am wondering if anyone has tried using the thigh? I called the company who makes mine and they had no answer for me because the thigh was not an area used in trials.

Fentanyl Transdermal - Just started back on fentanyl after taking a break for a few months to get?

Posted 22 Mar 2016 by Aumomma24 1 answer

... all meds out of my system. Had something I was taking that made me just feel like I wasn't even alive! How long does it generally take to start receiving a therapeutic affect from the patch? I have forgotten everything about it!

Exalgo ER with Duragesic?

Posted 21 Oct 2014 by Mackintosh 1 answer

I have a few leftover pills of Exalgo ER @ 12 mg each that I happened upon today and since losing a 50 mcg./hr fentanyl transdermal patch to the shower once this month (dang it all!) I have only one more 50 mcg patch left for appx 4-5 days; Can I remove the current patch (changing is overdue) & ...

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