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  1. No one knows why I'm still in so much pain
    ... reason they may approve SSD for you. I am on the Duragesic Patch 50mcg and cannot drive or do a lot of stuff...

  2. Pagets Disease...looking 4 as much info asap!
    ... m glad she chose not to, and they have her on the duragesic patch and actiuq pops for her pain. Pagets usually...

General Health board

  1. Anyone have Costachondritis????
    ... long some have suffered. My PM had prescribed Duragesic patches for the pain, but I stopped using them as...

  2. Pain under lower left rib cage.
    ... definitely thinning. For the pain he has put me on the Duragesic patch which is helping a lot and I just started it...
    ... to most pain killers. My pain Consultant put me on Duragesic patches and to tell the truth they have cut my attednaces ... you and help you accuse you of being into drugs. Duragesic is a fantastic evalution in pain medication. :)...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Fatigue and no energy....PLEASE HELP !
    ... stable. I was way up on a high dose of 75mcgs. of a Duragesic patch, which did not make me tired either. Anyways ... pills and am weaned all the way down to 25mcg of the duragesic patch. So I will sum it all up: Diet: I DEFINATELY ... Cymbalta 60mgs. (anti-depressant) Duragesic Patch 25mcg. (changed Q 3 days) Vitamins & Supplements...

Disabilities board

  1. Just got laid off and doc put me on disability
    ... neurologist is taking the lead on this. I am on OxyIR, Duragesic patch, soma and zanflex everyday. I am not sure how...

  2. Anyone w/ pheripheral neuropathy/SSD
    ... last effort to ease this pain-- He said let's try the DURAGESIC PATCH. You change it every 3 days I take 100mg...
    ... pain---------- As far as the Neurontin and the Duragesic , I will enclose the direct link to each pharmaceutical ... you can get the details of what you have to do. DURAGESIC www.needymeds.com/programs/janssen.html NEURONTIN...

  3. Phone call from DDS / Opinions please!
    ... to borrow 50 dollars from my parents today for my Duragesic co-pay. I wasn't sure how I was going to pay my electric...

  4. Bipolar in Canada
    ... too young' to be in such pain. Let's just say my duragesic patches don't do a thing to help with pain. *hugs...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. drug cocktail
    ... sleep and to help pain) Percocet 5mg (3-4 a day) Duragesic 25mcg (painkiller patch) Valium 5mg (up to 3x a day...

Hernia board

  1. Herniated thoracic disc
    ... me 5 pages to write my views on that topic. I am on duragesic patches, oxycodone, valium for pain. I have had 3...

Incontinence board

  1. Need Help PLEASE Re: Incontinence
    ... seeing a PM specialist in February 06. My meds are: Duragesic patch 12.5mcg every 3 days, and Percocet 7.5mg 3X...

Military Health Issues board

  1. A long road and getting longer
    ... real relief for my pain, Oxycotin Ir and 50 microgram Duragesic transdermal patches. The VA was throwing Vicodin...

  2. To the Veterans
    ... what they don't want. I'm on Oxycotin Ir 5mg and Duragesic 50 microgram transdermal patches now and they really...

  3. White blood cell count......
    ... see my first outside the VA provider. He gave me Duragesic 50 mg patches and in an hour or so, 75% pain relief...

Pain Management board

  1. Sandoz or Janssen
    ... I went from Duragesic to Mylan and went through some of the worst withdrawal ... patches, but my PM did! So, I briefly went back to the Duragesic and started using the Sandoz when they were available ... . Going from Duragesic to the Sandoz was not even noticable! Yes, they are...

  2. Surprise pills at pharmacy
    ... posted THAT story ). Last night I went to pick up Duragesic patches ( Percocets not fillable until 20th as I...

  3. Pain & Depression
    ... appointment. My Pharmacy closed at7 and thet always ordermy Duragesic so I have to wait until Monday for those. Talk about...

  4. A different Doctors Opinion needed ???
    ... my joints ( RA was neg). The dose I am on with the Duragesic and the Percocets do not help my knees or shoulder...

  5. 'watson' brand fent patches not available at drugstores?
    ... withdrawal. But, my doctor did! So, I went back to the Duragesic Brand name until my pharmacy was able to get the Sandoz ... Well, this does not work on me at all. However, the Duragesic , Watson, Sandoz, and it seems like there's another...
    ... of clarification, the "recall" applied only to the Duragesic and Sandoz brands, and only one particular strength ... was affected because they source from the maker of Duragesic , or Janssen. Regards, Ex...

  6. Pharmacist accused me wrongly
    ... drugs" especially C2 (adderall, fentanyl, percocet, duragesic , etc...). are going to be looked at with a 'judging...

  7. Ms contin/Morphine sufate/Dilaudid
    ... find Dilaudid to be effective as an adjunct to my Duragesic . As well, depending on the type of pain I'm experiencing ... , I use Actiq as an adjunct to the Duragesic . My Mom (always should be capitalized!), however ... Dilaudid or Actiq helpful to her (in addition to her Duragesic ). She finds oxycodone much more beneficial; oxy does ... nothing for me! We both find Duragesic significantly effective. Continuing with the support...

  8. What took my docs soooo long to send me to PM
    ... soma and upped my elavil. She wanted to give me the duragesic patches, but of course they are not covered on my...

  9. Pain Management Horror for Friend
    ... left. I was given a new RX for Percocets plus the Duragesic patch first visit. SInce then I still have not had...

  10. Pharmacy Problem-missing pills ?
    ... until the middle of Oct or I will be panicking. The Duragesic is keeping the major pain at bay and I will be careful...

  11. An observation regarding BT meds
    ... meds and then several long acting meds (methadone, Duragesic ), and for whatever reason the only thing I found any...

  12. Are opioids safe?
    ... hydromorphone (Dilaudid), oxymorphone (Opana), fentanyl ( Duragesic , Actiq, Fentora), methadone (Dolophine), etc. These...

  13. What about punctured fentanyl patches?
    ... again! Years ago, I had a whole box of brand name Duragesic 75's that were completely empty except for the literature...

  14. Need advice to deal with doctor(s)!
    ... first post about being given a patch. Was it the duragesic patch or some other type of patch? Is the Ultram...

  15. Interesting Conversation w/ pharmacy about generic brand costs & some questions
    ... Act of 1999. Sandoz is made by Janssen, who makes Duragesic ....Same factory. However, they use less of the active ... the brand to an extent. I've tried both Sandoz and Duragesic and not only is Duragesic much more powerful, it has...

  16. Watson or Sandoz Fentanyl patches, which would u go for?
    ... tried Sandoz...It's ok...Not as good as the brand, Duragesic , but satisfactory. I'd go with Watson. If you don...

  17. Need to change doctors...in terrible pain...frustrated....
    ... She Rx's my significant amount of pain medication: Duragesic , Actiq, and Dilaudid. So, making this so-called treatment...

  18. Question re: stopping Fent patch for Surgery reasons
    ... bowel obstruction surgery when I was on 175mcg/hour Duragesic patches and all they did was add fentanyl IV to cover...
    ... smaller pieces as opposed to the ones with gel(Sandoz, Duragesic ) which should NEVER be cut. If you were on (2)...

  19. Fentnyl patch, need wisdom from all
    ... Hi Clerk, I'm Shay. I was on the Duragesic patches for years. My highest does was 200 mcg ( ... the 100 mcg dose). Even on that high of a dose of Duragesic , my pain really wasn't that well controlled. So, ... m a bit surprised your Mother's doc put her on the Duragesic at such a low body weight. It's not recommended for ... that in the prescribing info that comes inside of the Duragesic boxes. That may be why she is acting a bit strange ... eventhough the dose is low. Also, when I was on Duragesic , I did experince some of the things she is.....erractic ... give you some feedback on my experiences with the Duragesic patch. Also, you can buy covers to put over the patch ... any pharmacy). If your Mother is on the brand name Duragesic , she can get the Johnson & Johnson bioclusive covers ... need to contact Janseen Pharmaceuticals (the maker of Duragesic ). They will ask you a few questions like.. Have ... number to make sure you do indeed have the brand name Duragesic . They will not send you the bioclusive covers if ... you are using generic forms of the Duragesic patch. I hoped this has helped. Take care and...
    ... Johnson & Johnson (you can get for free if she is on Duragesic brand). Is the itching problem from a rash underneath...
    ... been good. Next Rx, I would try to switch to brand ( Duragesic ), Sandoz, or Watson. If you want the brand, ask your...

  20. help-can u go into withdrawl w/o decreasing ur pain meds???
    ... about 3 years ago i went to my current dose 200mcg duragesic patches with dilaudid for bt. for the last couple...
    ... about 3 years ago i went to my current dose 200mcg duragesic patches with dilaudid for bt. for the last couple...
    ... patch, I noticed huge differences between the brand, Duragesic , and Sandoz. I never tried Watson or Mylan, so I ... me...How about that for a statement! I found the Duragesic to be much more potent, and stuck better too (I assume...

  21. Sandoz brand vs mylan fentanyl patch
    ... filled have outer barrier around the edges of glue. Duragesic brand (Janssen) stick great....Janssen makes the Sandoz...
    ... filled have outer barrier around the edges of glue. Duragesic brand (Janssen) stick great....Janssen makes the Sandoz...

  22. Need to Know About Methadone..Anyone????
    ... and have tried everything: Oxycontin, Avinza, Opana, Duragesic , & finally Methadone. It has been a GODSEND!!!! ...
    ... edications: opana, morphine, oxycodone, oxycontyn, ultram, duragesic patches, fentanyl lolipops andd a few others that...

  23. Could this be from the fentanyl?
    ... are experiencing the same problems I did. I found Duragesic brand to be best (and stick the best), Watson second...

  24. Comment, Q, about tolerance,
    ... Regarding the fentanyl. I was taking 150mcg/hour of Duragesic patches when I began receiving defective patches ...
    ... and etc., I have been referring to the gel filled.... Duragesic , Watson, or Sandoz. Just wanted to throw this...

  25. Can I call Dr. before my appt.?
    ... well. If your insurance will pay for brand, " Duragesic " is the best, followed by the generics "Watson" and...

  26. Fentanyl Patch with no adhesive
    ... brand to try. Both are gel filled products (like the Duragesic brand product) and much different than the Mylan....

  27. flector patch and lidocaine patches falling off?????
    ... something to help their patches stay on better. The Duragesic manufacturer offers free bioclusive overlay to help...

  28. How do I know what brand my patch is?
    ... are "Watson" generic. The script was written for " Duragesic ", which is the brand, and they were filled with whatever...

  29. Need Help In Northern Virginia/maryland
    ... referrals. thank you so very much. er gave me 2 more duragesic patches will last 4 days so will stay in pain but...

  30. New medication...need information and advice
    ... between. According to Janssen, the makers of the Duragesic patch, the lowest available patch is 12.5mcg (micrograms...
    ... Hi, I have some experience with the Duragesic patch. I have been on it for about 2 years now. ...
    ... before, it only took about 5 days to get me up to the Duragesic 50 in the hospital. I was only on tramadol and flexeril...
    ... or severely loopy. They finally put me on a 25mcg Duragesic Patch on about the 3rd day and I went home on the...

  31. what should i do if my doctor is unavailable and i cannot get my pain medication
    ... management facilities and no help. er gave me two duragesic patches and told me to follow up with my doctor who...
    ... will go everyday if i have to but worse thing is my duragesic patches have been the only thing that has kept me...
    ... glad you at least have the patches. How many more duragesic do you have? Have you any more oxy left? Can you...
    ... glad you at least have the patches. How many more duragesic do you have? Have you any more oxy left? Can you...
    ... just limpoing thru with the patches? Also are they duragesic or the Blood pressure patches? Sorry if youve said...
    ... just limpoing thru with the patches? Also are they duragesic or the Blood pressure patches? Sorry if youve said ... Im still trying to get my bearings. I have 2 duragesic left until Thurs. I will let them go bone dry and...
    ... I just experienced 4 days of withdrawal from the Duragesic Patch 50 at the end of April. My husband and I went...

  32. How much difference does brand name make in control given the same dose
    ... not widely available Then there is the brand name DURAGESIC . You are allowed to ask for a specific manufacturer...

  33. Methadone making me stupid (er) lol
    ... winning any spelling bees the first few months on duragesic or opana either. Those of you who have been on some...

  34. Duragesic - Robber of life - How I quit - What I take for pain.
    ... Every drug affects someone differently. To say Duragesic robbed you of life, is not a very good way to discuss ... in your reviews of medications, realize that while Duragesic was not the cure for you, oxycontin was, they both ... blah, Well basically that's what you said about Duragesic and they are in the same class of drugs. Side effects ... these things started happening when you started the Duragesic , you should have reported this immediately to the...

  35. Rectocele Surgery
    ... ovary removal). My meds are Lyrica, Topamax, and the Duragesic patch w/Percocet for breakthrough. The next step...

  36. Could the shortness of my TEMPER WICK be due to my pain medications?
    ... people I truly love. Here are the medications: Duragesic 75 mcg (1 patch every 2 days), Actiq 800 mcg (60 per ... BECOME EXCEPTIONALLY IRRITABLE?? I will admit that my Duragesic dose has not changed since 1998 (or nearly so)...Therefore ... is very careful, but I think she will suggest the Duragesic 100 mcg patch. MAINLY...I WILL TELL HER THAT MY TEMPER...

  37. My Dr. is changing my LA meds...I have questions.
    ... to change my LA pain med from the fentanyl patch ( Duragesic ) to Methadone b/c my pain is no longer responding...

  38. Mylan Brand Research??
    ... forced to find a doctor who would help me by Rx'ing the Duragesic patches for me. This was hard enough. But, I went...
    ... patches use a very unique delivery system. The Duragesic brand by Janssen pioneered the technology and was...

  39. Pain is worse -- Dr. changed pain meds.
    ... What brand did you receive @ your pharmacy? The Duragesic is due to start re-shipping in July....It is the best...
    ... What brand did you receive @ your pharmacy? The Duragesic is due to start re-shipping in July....It is the best...

  40. 75mcg/hr?
    ... were re-called around March. The re-call effected Duragesic and Sandoz....Janssen makes them both. Lots of patients...

  41. Anyone tried Avinza?
    ... my numbers... In my experience I also went from Duragesic to Avinza. It was awful, as I went into full withdrawal...

  42. Strange results increasing Fentanyl patch dosage
    ... whether it be Mylan, Sandoz, Watson, or the brand Duragesic . Let us know and we can give you more of a conclusion...

  43. Finding the right patch and anti-depressant.
    ... quickly." You can definitely find the information on the Duragesic manufacturer site under the "Full US prescribing informatio...
    ... needed....Just thinking out loud. Are you on the Duragesic brand or generic? Hope things improve for you...
    ... The name is also spelled slightly different...." Duragesic " in the US and "Durogesic" for Janssen products distributed...

  44. Urine Screen part deux
    ... my anxiety reached a record level. I'm currently on Duragesic and for BT oxycodone along with supplemental medication...

  45. Oxy to Methadone
    ... PM doc also experimented with Opana...HATED IT and Duragesic . He likes to rotate meds. When I switched from...

  46. need alternative to oxycontin.
    ... Duragesic is a patch that is actually stronger than oxycontin...
    ... [QUOTE=bbfan;3589440] Duragesic is a patch that is actually stronger than oxycontin...

  47. Concerned, Scared, & Confused
    ... meds. I did read in the patient leaflet with the Duragesic patches that bleeding was listed as a possible side ... effect symptom. I'm no longer on Duragesic , though. I take Methadone and Fentora. The reason...

  48. Shoreline, and others~ Are you still around?
    ... lot, and why I developed tolerance so quickly to the Duragesic patches and the Actiq. Thanks once again for...

  49. May I ask how long you have been taking pain medication
    ... From Vicodin & Synalgos I went to OxyContin, then Duragesic and Actiq, then methadone, now MS Contin and OxyDose...

  50. I have a few questions about the fentanyl patch...all replies appreciated.
    ... questions......Last post date 5/6 Anybody know if Duragesic patch sticks better than Sandoz?.....Last post date...

  51. How Can I Have Wd From Hydro And Not The Patch?
    ... According to Janssen, the maker of Duragesic , each 12.5 patch is equivalent to 45mg of morphine...

  52. Another question about fentynal patches
    ... that go into lots of depth. In short, only the Duragesic and Sandoz brands were re-called. The Watson and...

  53. Patch availability (or lack thereof) update
    ... in short availability due to the re-call. Janssen ( Duragesic ) was making all their own 25s + Sandoz's 25s........
    ... according to the most recent warehouse we contacted, the Duragesic brand (in both 12s and 25s) are due in the next couple...

  54. Watson fentanyl patch? Does it work like Sandoz or Mylan?
    ... uses the same technology and delivery mechanism as Duragesic and Sandoz. Duragesic is the "brand" and inventor ... technology. Their patent recently expired and now Janssen ( Duragesic ) makes the generic patch for Sandoz. Conversely...
    ... into a problem. There was a recall on all Jaansen duragesic patches due to some type of dosing screw up and she...

  55. Narcotics changing my personality?!
    ... horrible in the weeks following surgery. I was put on Duragesic patches. I was also put on Prozac because of depression...

  56. How Can It Always Hurt
    ... Contin, Avinza), oxymorphone (Opana), fentanyl patches ( Duragesic and generics), etc. Most pain management docs prefer...

  57. ?? Has Anyone Heard ??
    ... concerning the 12mcg patch and I even checked the Duragesic and Sandoz site for information. I think that ALOT ... some that I can't use. If you can get the brand Duragesic then that would be a good solution but I don't know ... how much extra you might have to pay. Duragesic does still have a $50 rebate coupon on their site...

  58. Anybody know if Duragesic patch sticks better than Sandoz?
    ... a much better product....I switched from Sandoz to Duragesic this past month, and I think it sticks better. I ... hairdryer trick works great. Also, when you look @ the Duragesic patch, I swear it looks like there is more gel / med...
    ... I used to use Duragesic 25mcg/hr patches that were about 1/2 inch long by ... stuck to me, no matter what I tried...and the new Duragesic s are not much better. Ask your pharmacist about the ... may not know, however, there was a FULL recall of Duragesic /Sandoz 25mcg/hr patches with exp dates of 10/2009...

  59. Question about Oxycontin..Please Help!
    ... You may need to try something else, such as the Duragesic patch...It releases meds every hour for 48-72 hours...

  60. pain and meds making me ill!
    ... be abused. The fentanyl patch is one of the best. Duragesic is a patch loaded with a matrix including fentanyl...


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