things about it! ,i,m currently taking lortab, have been for years! though it does not take all my pain away it does take 50 to 30% of it away and i,m able to do some stuff around the house with out severe pain! isn,t the patch stronger and more harmful to me and why should i change when i,m at least able to do some stuff to make my mind feel better and not feel use less about myself!