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  1. Shudder
    ... neuropathy, he is on Trazodone for insomnia and on the Fentanyl patch for chronic pain due to arthritis and a failed ... medications causes his shudders, especially when his Fentanyl patch is about ready to run out and it is almost time...

  2. Is there any one else out there like me? I need to talk
    ... sent me to this pain control and they put the drug fentanyl in my pump. Medication in a pump should last months...

  3. No one knows why I'm still in so much pain
    ... heavy and I'm just plain out exhausted. He has me on a Fentanyl patch, it does help but it's just not enough, finally...

  4. Please advise!!!
    ... If not, that is plain cruel. My grandmother was on fentanyl patches (very low dose) which is changed every 3 days...

  5. need help managing pain
    ... pain. I am guessing you are already up to an 100mcg Fentanyl patch or whatever patch your doctor uses and then...

  6. Surgery and Questions
    ... s 2. Leisure clothes 3. robe 4. medication ( Fentanyl , cymbalta, carbamezapine) 5. Photo album (of my...
    ... s 2. Leisure clothes 3. robe 4. medication ( Fentanyl , cymbalta, carbamezapine) 5. Photo album (of my...

  7. Intrathecal Opiate Pump Granulomas
    ... currently on methadone for withdrawls and percocet and Fentanyl patches for the additional pain while they turn my...

  8. New and need help with nausea
    ... in the last week from 200mg of oxycotin to 75mcg of fentanyl . I have pretty bad nausea still. last week I ended...
    ... to go through the pain and nausea. Are you on oral fentanyl or the patch? If its oral, you could ask your md for ... an antinausea pill to take with the fentanyl . If you are on the patch, ask your doctor for an...

General Health board

  1. what is Opiate
    ... morphine, codeine, hydromorphone, meperidine, oxycodone, Fentanyl , methadone, propoxyphene, pentazocine, et al. There...

  2. Please Please Please Let Me Eat Grapefruit!!! :)
    ... diazepam diltiazem estrogens erythromycin felodipine fentanyl finasteride haloperidol indinavir lercanidipine...

Allergies board

  1. General allergy questions!
    ... also noticed the day I had an endoscopy and was given Fentanyl (sp) for pain by IV that I was itching like crazy...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Duragesic & herbal meds
    ... know if taking herbal meds together with Duragesic ( fentanyl patches) might cause withdrawal symptoms. I am asking...

Disabilities board

  1. disgusted
    ... tear in one elbow with pending surgery. I'm on the Fentanyl patch, oxycodone and two types of Dextroamphetamines...

  2. appeal process circles
    ... ..Who the h*ll is going to hire someone who is on fentanyl or other opiates? Then, as long as you're on the...

  3. Employer Forcing Me into LTD - Looking for Advice!
    ... that I will be able to get well enough to get off the Fentanyl , Vicodin, Celebrex, and Zanaflex and hopefully in...

  4. My second appeal, asking for advice.
    ... theory of the case. p.s if you are taking 50 mg of fentanyl , then it shouldn't matter as you would most likely...
    ... theory of the case. p.s if you are taking 50 mg of fentanyl , then it shouldn't matter as you would most likely...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Allergic to most antibiotics - any suggestions
    ... I'm allergic to penicillin, keflex, all mycins, fentanyl , IVP dye, fluorescein dye, and now seem to have had...

Hernia board

  1. thoric spine herniation help
    ... the same areas. I not only have a 50mcg patch of Fentanyl but now am having to use more percocet to stay moving...

Pain Management board

  1. 'watson' brand fent patches not available at drugstores?
    ... does NOT use a "drug reservoir". The Mylan has the fentanyl mixed in with the adhesive. Well, this does not work...

  2. Pharmacist accused me wrongly
    ... pain meds or "control drugs" especially C2 (adderall, fentanyl , percocet, duragesic, etc...). are going to be looked...

  3. Switched Back to Fentanyl
    ... the Avinza deplete before I have adequate amounts of fentanyl in my system to cover the pain? Right? I'm sure ... than I ever could. My small understanding is that fentanyl starts to help me within one day. Years back, when...

  4. Why the change?
    ... Long acting medications like Methandone, Morphine, Fentanyl etc. do not have this risk associated with them....

  5. Advanza - Adjusting
    ... important subject...Your body has been very accustomed to fentanyl , so a big part of your transition is lessening the ... dependence on fentanyl....And because fentanyl is one of the strongest meds out there, it may take ... or two for your body to lessen it's dependance on fentanyl . Hypothetically speaking, even if you were given ... pain, your body would still not like the removal of fentanyl . Lastly, it's very important for you to keep a...

  6. I have been dumped by PM-Help!!
    ... years. Is this even ethical? She put has me on the Fentanyl patch, Morphine, Ativan and Zanaflex-which is pretty...
    ... years. Is this even ethical? She put has me on the Fentanyl patch, Morphine, Ativan and Zanaflex-which is pretty...

  7. LA med trial
    ... going to start precribing a LA med. He suggested a fentanyl patch or Sustained release morphine. I know only what...

  8. Advice needed ASAP on Fentanyl patch
    ... is not going to come off......I have used the large fentanyl patches, and covered them completely with tegaderm...
    ... is not going to come off......I have used the large fentanyl patches, and covered them completely with tegaderm...

  9. Pharmacy Problem-missing pills ?
    ... a family member who took almost a month's worth of fentanyl patches--and I caught him. They were in his car-...

  10. An observation regarding BT meds
    ... children and hold down a full time job, all while taking Fentanyl , Oxycontin and Oxycodone. My observation was just...

  11. Anyone itch from pain meds?
    ... Right now my pain meds are Oxycontin, Oxycodone and Fentanyl Patch along with alternating advil and tylenol....
    ... Neurontin, Lamictal, Seroquel, Zoloft, Premarin, Fentanyl Patch, Oxycontin, Oxycodone, Vitamin D, Singulair...

  12. digestive side effects of pain medication
    ... softener. When I was on methadone and before that, fentanyl , I needed the stool softener and the laxative. I...

  13. Are opioids safe?
    ... OxyContin), hydromorphone (Dilaudid), oxymorphone (Opana), fentanyl (Duragesic, Actiq, Fentora), methadone (Dolophine...

  14. What about punctured fentanyl patches?
    ... any sort of respiratory problems! Concerning the fentanyl patches, I went to a small hospital in the upper thumb...

  15. Nitrous Oxide.....is it safe with pain meds??
    ... your meds - no worries. Shoot, they use nitrous and fentanyl in surgery together all the time, and other opioids...

  16. What happens when the pain is gone?
    ... figure out and fix my back. I currently use a 25mcg fentanyl patch and 15mg oxycodone for breakthrough pain **REMOVED...

  17. Long Acting Med questions
    ... It seems unusual to be going into withdrawal from Fentanyl so quickly. How long have you been on this med? ... medication. It isn't an extended release medication like Fentanyl , but it has such a long half-life that it tends to...
    ... the only thing i havent tried is fentanyl ...i like to get in the sun and try to workout; when ... body temp is increased , it releases fentanyl quicker. i currently take methadone, with morhine...

  18. Need help PC
    ... clinic and I hope this works out.. Moved me to fentanyl and cut way back on oxycodone... Still have both...
    ... sweats (at least those from WDs). I did find that fentanyl caused me to sweat a bit more than normal, but at...

  19. Had surgery on Monday...
    ... to be alternated with the Oxycodone, plus my 50mcg Fentanyl Patch, and luckily Phergren to handle the nausea from...

  20. Question about med. changes and conversions - Ex, Steve and others...
    ... and medication. For example, conversion tables for fentanyl give a wide range and methadone is supposed to be ... titrate the medication to the patient? For example, fentanyl gives wide ranges for conversion - I'm surprised your ... opioid tolerant patients]. Again, I have heard that fentanyl , and particularly methadone, are difficult to titrate...
    ... QUOTE=Confused089;3703430]Again, I have heard that fentanyl , and particularly methadone, are difficult to titrate...
    ... The reason why there is such a wide range on the fentanyl conversion is due to the wide variability between...

  21. Need Suggestions for Cheaper Nerve Pain, Muscle Relaxer, Pain Killers
    ... for 120 a month and you don't want to know what the fentanyl cost without insurance (over $200.00). I said that ... same perc script, this is with a $10.00 copay and my fentanyl , I saved $92.00 with the same copay. Now that you...

  22. change of meds
    ... morphine, each 3 represents Oxycontin and the patch ( fentanyl ), and the 1 represents methadone. So, for each 1mg...
    ... on how active you are, it may work well for you. Fentanyl is a GREAT pain fighting med....It's the "big gun...

  23. How long [on average] does it take for your body to get used to a new dose?
    ... adjust fairly quickly. However, because the patch is fentanyl , and delivered around the clock, it could take quite...
    ... adjust fairly quickly. However, because the patch is fentanyl , and delivered around the clock, it could take quite...

  24. Interesting Conversation w/ pharmacy about generic brand costs & some questions
    ... your dr. said "not to even *call*" if you got Mylan fentanyl patches b/c there were so many problems. Did your...
    ... I checked w/ Walmart and they are ordering Watson fentanyl patches for me to pick up tomorrow. They normally...
    ... your dr. said "not to even *call*" if you got Mylan fentanyl patches b/c there were so many problems. Did your...

  25. what is stronger morphin or oxycontin
    ... Essentially, it works like this....6 represents morphine, 3 fentanyl , 3 Oxycodone, and 1 methadone. So, methadone is 6...

  26. Question concerning Percocet and Oxycontin
    ... does nothing for me, no help at all at any dose. Fentanyl - horrible reaction - never again. And due to tons...

  27. does fentanyl make you itch
    ... Niecy, I have had Fentanyl both in IV and with a patch. When given in an IV ... info into it. So all these things coupled with the fentanyl experience I decided to go back to the PM I had had...

  28. Help with difference between Dilauded and Percocet...PLEASE
    ... Hydromorphone (Dilaudid) Schedule II Morphine IV Fentanyl (Actiq, Fentora, Patch) Schedule II Fentanyl IV ...
    ... I'm already on a fentanyl patch, 50mcg/48hrs., so I need to make sure that coming...

  29. Progression of pain meds
    ... probably why I listed it the way I did. I've been on fentanyl and Dilaudid (hydromorphone) for years and years....
    ... Oxycodone 3, 5mg. every 3-6 hrs for BT, and continue my Fentanyl 50mcg/48hr patch, he did ask me how dilauded works...
    ... to "rank" the opioids, starting at the top I'd have fentanyl , then oxymorphone, then hydromorphone, then oxycodone ... on one's opioid history it can be more potent than fentanyl or less potent than morphine. It's all relative....

  30. Watson or Sandoz Fentanyl patches, which would u go for?
    ... fact that I went through withdrawal symptoms. Any fentanyl patch that is made like the Mylan is horrific (to...
    ... manager while presenting the insert that comes in the fentanyl patch boxes (or the related pages from the PDR [Physicians...

  31. coming off fentanyl
    ... I went cold turkey off of extremely high doses of fentanyl and I know exactly how you feel. It does take some...

  32. what should I do?
    ... seen several people post about MS Contin, Methadone, Fentanyl , Avinza, Opana, etc., all of which are LA meds. If...

  33. How do you get more relief from PM doc?
    ... pain control. Right now, I am a 9. I have been on Fentanyl 50mcg for about 3 yrs for chronic neck pain, Zanaflex ... which did wear off finally. The reason he put me on Fentanyl was that I cannot tolerate many of the other opiate ... options out there, so went from Darvocet to Fentanyl . I know from reading here that will shock many of...
    ... 1mg 1xday Keppra 500mg 3-2xday (total 3000mg day) Fentanyl patch 50mcg - 1 patch changed every 72 hrs Levothyroxine...

  34. Executor - COVERS program?
    ... You mentioned a COVERS risk management program for fentanyl and maybe oxycodone in one of your posts. Sounds...
    ... powered CIIs, and the execs answered "yes"....Especially fentanyl related products. I then found the information in...

  35. Question re: stopping Fent patch for Surgery reasons
    ... Okay I'm on Fentanyl 50mcg/48hrs for about 4 months, I started on 25 mcg...
    ... 175mcg/hour Duragesic patches and all they did was add fentanyl IV to cover the post-op pain. During the hospital ... stay, as the pain subsided they titrated the fentanyl IV downward until I was able to leave the hospital...
    ... and the surgeon is concerned that if I go in on the Fentanyl patch, the post op pain will be hard to control while ... different story. And it was my idea to wean off the Fentanyl in order to make this go as smoothly as possible,...
    ... patches sometimes? You also mention being on the fentanyl for about 9 months. That's certainly long enough...

  36. Compounded Pain Meds, Some Helpful Facts
    ... that, I would be getting some form of short acting fentanyl for BT pain. But I just can't afford it. As it is ... in a clinical trial next week comparing SA Fentora ( fentanyl ) with SA oxycodone for BT pain. I will report on...

  37. Botox Injectins?
    ... a long-acting (LA)med such as Oxycontin, MSContin, Fentanyl patches, etc. with your doc. When pain is chronic...

  38. Fentnyl patch, need wisdom from all
    ... the hospital for monitoring for the patch. Which is fentanyl 25 micrograms change every 72 hours. My question...
    ... is one of the strongest meds out there because it's fentanyl . It is 100 x more potent than morphine. Some of ... fact, these are the case with all narcotics, not just fentanyl . However, in general terms, the stronger the med...
    ... extremely low body weight, she is getting quite a bit of fentanyl in her system, eventhough the dose is low. Also...
    ... probably subside in the next week or two as the level of fentanyl levels out. You really need to ensure that she keeps...
    ... Denise, I don't know much about the fentanyl patches, but have a suggestion for the itching if...
    ... reason there is a weight requirement is because the fentanyl resides in the fat tissues. When you have low body...

  39. help-can u go into withdrawl w/o decreasing ur pain meds???
    ... pain meds, but especially so for potent meds, like fentanyl . The generics must stay within 20% of the brand....

  40. OxyContin and Pregnancy
    ... pregnancy. While in the hospital, they had me on a Fentanyl drip. I was discharged with a prescription to Percocets...

  41. anyone take fentanyl & Oxycontin before?
    ... the ripe age of 74. So, Brian, my Mom is using fentanyl and OxyContin. She has just started the OxyContin...
    ... can coincide sometimes? So, Brian, my Mom is using fentanyl and OxyContin. She has just started the OxyContin...
    ... it is extended release oxycodone. I am also on the fentanyl patch. So I am wondering if anyone else has ever been...

  42. Can a PA prescribe oxy?
    ... writes and signs my prescriptions for oxycodone and fentanyl . I live in Florida. Maybe there is more than one...

  43. Chronic fatigue from meds/pain???
    ... you think it is a combination of both? I am on fentanyl patch, Lyrica, Percocet, Trileptal, Lexapro, and Ambien...
    ... the meds kind of controlled it. I've been on the Fentanyl patch since the beginning of June. This pass week ... am exhaused more then usual. I assumed it was the Fentanyl finally leveling off in my system. Feel better...

  44. Strange New Symptoms - Getting A Bit Nervous
    ... something similar happen and I am not sure if it's the fentanyl patch or the Lyrica. Sometimes I have problems focusing ... pretty rare. Maybe it happens if I get a spike in my fentanyl (like taking a hot shower for too long). brian p...

  45. No help from PM
    ... nothing. This was after I had gone through WDs from fentanyl . Got to do it all over again. So disrespectful....

  46. Pain Management Doc for Migraines
    ... Replacement Right to be done one year from that. : Fentanyl patch 50mcg/48hr, norco 10/325, and ultram 150mg/day...

  47. Help!!! Fentanyl patch and depression
    ... situation. From what I gather you: 1. have been on the fentanyl patch for 3 years 2. slipped into a bad depression ... activity and in the heat which released more of the fentanyl and you could be having a mild overdose I am not ... something that needs to be treated. It sounds like the fentanyl patch may not be the best thing for you since you ... stopping of the antidepressants. I highly doubt that the fentanyl patch could do this. They can be extremely scary but...
    ... heat/ over-doing things and getting too much of the fentanyl . I was weaned off of the anti-depressants, and have...
    ... you gave to a fellow in Nov. of last year regarding Fentanyl , and I found it helpful, and I'd like to present that...
    ... you had written to a fellow this past November about Fentanyl , and cutting down. I am going to try and print it...

  48. Controlling CP without drowsiness/fatigue
    ... me trying a low dose? I would also be still on the fentanyl patch as well. I know not many are on this therapy...
    ... much helpful information because although I am on the fentanyl patch 50mcg/48hr, norco 10/325, and ultram 150mg/day...
    ... about your tiredness and the overlap you do with the fentanyl . One of the questions I asked you before the thread ... sleep, your body *might* not have a steady BPL on fentanyl at night. You could be having mild withdrawal while...

  49. Need to Know About Methadone..Anyone????
    ... oxycodone, oxycontyn, ultram, duragesic patches, fentanyl lolipops andd a few others that don't come to mind...

  50. Headache from Hydrocodone now on Opana?
    ... As far as the Opana, my doc switched me from the Fentanyl Patch to Opana and it was very ineffective for me...

  51. Help...looking for pain med suggestions
    ... I finally got to PM and I now have the Fentanyl patch as well as Percocet for breakthrough pain. They...
    ... use the MSS to prescribe now the Durogesic patch ( Fentanyl ) that I am on now. That was after a number of different...

  52. From Tramadol to Fentanyl
    ... I am amazed that someone would go from tramadol to fentanyl , to me thats like driving one of those kids power...
    ... The consumption of water is a normal side effect of fentanyl ....It can dehydrate you a bit. Your body will adjust...

  53. when will generic oxycontin be available again?
    ... like Norco and LA meds like Kadian. I also was on Fentanyl patch and I just had to hard of a time with my skin...

  54. Darvocet 100? I heard it doesn't work??
    ... relief when switching from something very strong, like Fentanyl , to something like Vicodin. My personal experience...

  55. Could this be from the fentanyl?
    ... you read my post about my friend's experience with Fentanyl , so I will repeat it here. He was having periods ... of cold sweats and nausea (dry heaves), and the fentanyl wasn't totally getting rid of his leg and back pains...
    ... but his pain is no different from when he was on the Fentanyl patches. Of course, you shouldn't quit 'cold turkey ... etc. I saw him frequently when he was using the Fentanyl , and both of us thought it must be withdrawal symptoms ... one! The best thing he ever did was to stop using Fentanyl . It could be that the patches give off uneven amounts...
    ... when I don't. I wouldn't even think that it was the fentanyl except it started soon after I upped to the 50 mcg ... fibromyalgia. I'm figuring it's either Addison's or the fentanyl . Anyone have any ideas? Thanks!!!:) I had the...

  56. Comment, Q, about tolerance,
    ... betw. meds to compare my reaction to to increase in Fentanyl , and that it might also help explain why I've had ... persuade doctors to increase my meds when I started Fentanyl less than a year ago and have such a muted response ... not* entirely clear about this, but I thought that Fentanyl was in a different "class" of meds and and involves ... tolerance is eliminated] seems to work when it comes to Fentanyl for me. My question is, (if you know) do you think ... I had before the interaction. Once you've gone on Fentanyl , is rotation even a decent possibility for getting ... can be on a dose of morphine now that is "equal" to fentanyl -ie doesn't result in withdrawal, but I do not get ... control from it. That would seem to suggest that the fentanyl 's potency [I think the potency would be the same if...
    ... the conversion ratios seems to work when it comes to Fentanyl for me. I seem to need a huge amt. of morphine [far ... I had before the interaction. Once you've gone on Fentanyl , is rotation even a decent possibility for getting...
    ... so you know, I have been on extremely high doses of fentanyl , most probably well higher than you have even considered ... never have believed when I was on such a high dose of fentanyl . So I believe I can help with tolerance, detox...
    ... Cymbalta for pain (and depression). Regarding the fentanyl . I was taking 150mcg/hour of Duragesic patches when ... first episode). I was also using 8 1,600mcg Actiq fentanyl lozenges per day. It looks like I probably got about ... a third you can imagine how high my blood level of fentanyl was getting. I was putting on a new patch roughly ... with the lozenges and I was flooding my system with fentanyl . Finally I was hospitalized (I was dying from undiagnosed ... attributed the increasingly poor pain coverage of the fentanyl to that despite rising blood levels. I was so beaten ... that I had been receiving months worth of bad lots of fentanyl patches, and was I having any problems. I was so ... rotate" downward to morphine or oxy directly from fentanyl , since mine was via detox, which I don't recommend...
    ... PS, I envy your tapering experience w/ Fentanyl ! :-)...

  57. my narcotic intake for chronic pain isn't working well.
    ... question. Methadone, like morphine, oxycodone, fentanyl , hydromorphone, oxymorphone, all these drugs have...


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