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Old 06-02-2012, 01:26 PM   #2
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Re: hot weather effecting duration of fent patch

Hi freddy.

Okay so in a roundabout way, Yes it can. In hotter weather, i.e. the summer months if you spend a lot of time outdoors the heat can raise your body temperature, which in turn can cause the Fentanyl patch to release more medication than it should....same as why your not allowed to soak in a hot tub. Also in the summer months it can be harder to keep the patch on, and when your sticking and unsticking it alot, the med delivery system can become unstable and not work properly.

You say you've been on the Fent patch for almost 2 years, have you noticed any problems in the summer months?

Kat