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  1. Asleep During Discogram
    ... Count yourselves lucky!! :) I was already on a 50ugh fentanyl patch so the drip didn't do much for me. In fact ... residual pain that they gave me several more mg of fentanyl but nothing was helping. Then they added my BT meds...
    ... is a benzo with potent amnesiac qualities, 2 mgs of Fentanyl would have killed you, the standard dose of fentanyl ... skew results. But the more tolerant you are the more fentanyl you wlll need and the longer it may take to wake, ... There are some fast acting meds like proponol and fentanyl that can be used to for cath insertion, but you have...

  2. Need alternative med ideas....
    ... sedation while being dependent on meth, morphine, fentanyl or oxy, It's the nature of the beast. Is your pain...

  3. Discogram
    ... for increased pain at this time. I was already on a fentanyl patch so they added fentanyl to my IV line afterwards...
    ... different than others. I was given I.V. Versed and Fentanyl and was out immediately. I remember about 2 seconds...

  4. vicodion
    ... I have not had to go that high but I am also on a fentanyl patch 50ugh and oxy for BT 20mg. Those meds are for...

  5. Had my PM follow up today.
    ... I never felt he helped me out much. He rx'ed the fentanyl patch 50ugh @48 hrs and oxy for BT. I have stayed...

  6. I saw a great article on perscribing practices
    ... because I have been on the same dose for years. ( Fentanyl 50mcg @ 48hrs and oxy 20mg @ 4-8hrs) My ortho hasn ... plain scary. They risked all this to avoid upping my fentanyl patch. Perhaps if these guidelines had been in place...

  7. pain management in hospital and out.
    ... Ok, that meant I was supposed to go from a 50ugh fentanyl patch with 20mg oxy for BT to only taking hydrocodone...

  8. Sgibson, patch question, please...
    ... hands on and finally came across the statement that fentanyl causes (or at least CAN cause) increased histamine...

  9. driving while on pain meds
    ... store. (doesn't happen very often) The thing is, the fentanyl patch that I wear is enough in itself to cause me...
    ... difference if we had gotten into an accident because the Fentanyl patch was enough to get me into a load of trouble...

  10. Phenergan
    ... Dilaudid. I also take Phenargan and I am on Duragesic ( fentanyl ) and oxycodone 20mg for BT. I suffer from cluster ... it with demerol in a capsule so if it's safe with fentanyl and demerol and oxycodone it should be safe with the...

  11. Sorry guys..a couple more ??'s about Methadone..
    ... Hydromorphone, Oxymorphone and another family, The fentanyl s, Fentanyl, Afentanyl, Suffentanyl , Carfentanyl and...

  12. pain meds & effects/managing surgery pain
    ... nurse said "well, the doctor told us you could have a fentanyl drip, but I decided you were doing so well, you didn...

  13. HELP...I cant take it anymore!!
    ... already on Oxy 20mg every 6 hrs. I came off of the Fentanyl (Duragesic)patch 50mcg before surgery so I would have...

  14. Refills and Red Flags???
    ... wait until the 30th day to fill. My LA is Duragesic ( fentanyl ) and I change every 2 days, so if I had to wait an...

  15. Oxycontin to Methadone??
    ... meds right now but my copay is 50 dollars just for my fentanyl , so I've got to do something different because I am...

  16. side effects.....and confused !!
    ... when there is OxyContin and LA morphine. How about fentanyl for a sprained ankle. It doesn't exactly jive ... with a potent opioid analgesic. The DURAGESIC® ( fentanyl transdermal system)CII patch is a strong medication...

  17. Generic vs Brand Percocet
    ... me that if my pain levels were at a 9 with 50mcg of fentanyl , that I might as well not take any meds because my...

  18. Conversion Med Question
    ... hoping my new PM will get the conversion from the fentanyl to meth correct if that is the route he decides to ... your base dose needs increasing. I've been on the Fentanyl almost 3 years and I was only on the 25 patch for...

  19. shoreline,what do you think?[med switch]
    ... read although I see it with folks that take Aqtiq " Fentanyl " I would work on the base dose, making your BT...

  20. Migraine Headaches
    ... with it either. I also have tried Stadol. I'm on Fentanyl and Oxycodone for back problems and they help with...
    ... s on a regular basis with my back. I'm already on fentanyl and oxy for my back, so they use very large doses...

  21. question about oxycodone.
    ... not hours like oxy, morph and particularly meth. IV Fentanyl s' half life is something like 1.5 minutes, It's not ... morphine.but if your taking more than 1000mics of fentanyl a day you basically taking the equivelent of 9,0000 ... See how quick those numbers can go up simply because fentanyl has an extremely short half life. Fentanyl also ... the patch does people experience increased pain when Fentanyl wears off, thus the need to redose and continue onto...

  22. 2 Questions for Shoreline
    ... or a generic version of MSContin/oramorph. You have Fentanyl patches called Duragesic which are well suited for ... it difficult to maintain a steady serum level. Fentanyl . "Duragesic patches" Because of these problems, fentanyl ... can provide pain relief for up to 72 hours. Because fentanyl does not traverse the gastrointestinal tract, it causes ... because it has been formulated in low-dose pills. Like fentanyl , however, it is more potent than morphine and is associated...

  23. Duragesuc Patches Help Please
    ... you aren't getting relief with the Duragesic patch. Fentanyl is the strongest opiate. It's the med they use to...

  24. Breakthrough Meds?

  25. SI dysfunction
    ... [SIZE=3][FONT=Comic Sans MS]I have used the Fentanyl patch for almost 3 years. My doctor put me on the...
    ... Injured betty, If your doc is willing to prescribe Fentanyl you have found a doc willing to manage your pain,...

  26. Does anyone get better?
    ... but good old fashioned fusions. I am on 50mcg of Fentanyl and 60mg/day of oxycodone. My pain is out of control...

  27. whats going on in fla.read this shore!
    ... micrograms, 1/milionth of a gram, these meds would be the Fentanyl s. Your safe as long as you stay under 28,000,000.00 ... micrograms of fentanyl per what? month, year? decade? It's crazy. I'm...

  28. Question for Shore on IM/SC meds
    ... trials. New patches, new delivery systems, Actiq " fentanyl " pops deliver half their opiate transmucosally, the ... saliva and absorbed through the gut.They also make a Fentanyl lozenge SP? The testing of Keto opiates, synthetics ... distributed systemically. There is also a generic Fentanyl patch scheduled to hit the market in the next year...
    ... better. Even better would be the pump with Morphine or Fentanyl . I think Shore mentioned this earlier. Which way...

  29. Why Oxycontin would not work
    ... I use the Duragesic 50mcg patch and oxy for BT. Fentanyl is a very powerful drug. I would think the 75mcg...

  30. long term pain management?
    ... some type of allergic reaction to the adhesive on my fentanyl patches. I'm breaking out and actually bleeding from...

  31. A Word of Caution to Pain Pumpsters
    ... They removed the Diludid from my pump and put my fentanyl in after locating my bottle of meds. The PA said ... and told them the Diludid had somehow mixed with the fentanyl in the catherer and I was ODing. I insisted on going ... anxiety and 400 mg of of Actiq lollipops (which is fentanyl ). The Klonopin did wonders for my headache, but the...
    ... pain med, It's chemical name is Diacetelmorphine. Fentanyl is a completely different class of opiates and is ... experienced withdrawal because Dilaudid is much weaker than Fentanyl mg to mg or mg to microgram. Your absolutely right ... people die in a hospital. On the street the drug Fentanyl is evaporated and sold as "China white," much more ... Heroin. Heroin is an opioid derived from opium extract, Fentanyl is completely synthetic just like Hydromorpone "Dilaudid ... ". Dilaudid and Fentanyl are completely synthetic opiates where Heroin, Morphine ... Oxycodone is, So lets not scare folks about Dilaudid, Fentanyl is much more potent than Dilaudid. 1 mg of fentanyl ... morphine, that's why it's measured in micrograms.The fentanyl s are the most potent opiates available anywhere in ... not micro gram to mg. If someone had been given Fentanyl that was used to Dilaudid it would have likely killed ... them because the fentanyl is so much stronger. Fortunately you actually got ... At least the cought the mistake before you left. Fentanyl also has properties Dilaudid doesn't, so even if there ... was an intentional switch from fentanyl down to dilauadid you would have likely experienced ... withdrawal because dilaudid doesn't bind to every receptor fentanyl does. The drug you use is much more potent than ... and understands the difference between dilaudid and Fentanyl and also knows what dose of narcan to use should you...
    ... t caught it, I could have died. My dosage ** fentanyl is now at 110.00 ug/day at a concentration ** 400 ... symptoms made my situation worse since I don't take my fentanyl orally. When it hit my bloodstream I was so stoned...

  32. morphine?
    ... The Duragesic patch doesn't use morphine, It uses Fentanyl , a synthetic opiate hundreds of times stronger than ... respond to any opiate. All 3 drugs, Oxy, morphine and Fentanyl are all different classes of opiates/opioids so your ... Oral morphine is actually weaker than oxycodone and Fentanyl , they just use morphine as the gold standard to compare...

  33. Help! I'm new here and just started oxycodone
    ... acting and long acting or you may respond better to Fentanyl in the duragesic patch. Methadone may be the best ... does. Dilaudid is 8 times more potent than morphine, Fentanyl is hundreds of times morte potent than morphine and ... implanted next week. It can deliver Morphine, Dilaudid, fentanyl , suffentanyl, carfentanyl or affentanyl. They are...

  34. Withdrawal?
    ... large and that fast I would expect you to feel bad. Fentanyl also binds to receptors that oxycodone doesn't, so ... figure out in the ER, They can give you a shot of Fentanyl and see if it eases the symptoms, If it does, withdrawal...
    ... option for long term CP, it is in the same family as Fentanyl , Using demi as a break through med just over the next...

  35. Question for Shoreline and Others
    ... Some folks respond better to morphine, some better to Fentanyl in the Duragesic patch and some do better on methadone ... switching from oxy to morphine, methadone levodromoran or Fentanyl . and Methadone do have unique properties and...
    ... it difficult to maintain a steady serum level. Fentanyl . Because of these problems, fentanyl, a derivative ... can provide pain relief for up to 72 hours. Because fentanyl does not traverse the gastrointestinal tract, it causes ... because it has been formulated in low-dose pills. Like fentanyl , however, it is more potent than morphine and is associated...

  36. shoreline thank you
    ... preservative free opiate into the pump, Morphine, Dilaudid, Fentanyl , Suffentany, affentanyl and other adjunct meds like...

  37. hey s gibson are you ok
    ... day thats it. Maybe it's because I still have the fentanyl patch on. I'm so sorry Chris is having such a...
    ... but I remember Shoreline telling me that with the Fentanyl patch I'm on the stadol can throw me into withdrawals...
    ... what I took pre-op, even though the surgeon ordered a fentanyl drip. The nurse "decided I didn't need it since I...
    ... almost 2 years. Is it perhaps because I am also on the fentanyl patch? I'm wondering if the fentanyl keeps me from...

  38. Oxycontin/generic/brand/options??
    ... that most folks find relief in. Duragesic is a Fentanyl patch made by Jansen. Endo is coming out with a generic...
    ... that most folks find relief in. Duragesic is a Fentanyl patch made by Jansen. Endo is coming out with a generic...
    ... that most folks find relief in. Duragesic is a Fentanyl patch made by Jansen. Endo is coming out with a generic...

  39. Meth question for shoreline
    ... that gets hairy. Moving from meth to morphine, oxy or fentanyl is tough because meth is such a unique med. The...

  40. Methadone: to do or not ?
    ... discontinued. Have you had to DC OxyC or Morphine or Fentanyl , can you compare your experience with meth withdrawal...

  41. Life after Diverticulitus
    ... implantable pump usually with morphine but can be fentanyl as well. - Ken...

  42. question for shoreline?
    ... getting the relief but still have the anxiety, because fentanyl can definitely cause increased anxiety. Like I said...
    ... getting the relief but still have the anxiety, because fentanyl can definitely cause increased anxiety. Like I said...

  43. Farmboy, Re: Methadone withdrawal
    ... levor phanol. Meth has properties morphine, Oxy and Fentanyl don't have. So what you experience is differential...

  44. i am at my wits end with my pain management dr
    ... on the addiction and recovery board cause i guess fentanyl is pretty potent but it works so well thank you so...
    ... seen your posts and I know your circumstances. Yes, fentanyl is a very potent MEDICINE. Kelleigh, you have pain...

  45. Duragesic Patch question
    ... wouldn't stick anymore. I just wasn't sure if the fentanyl could still get thru the part that lifted. I don...

  46. withdrawal?
    ... Switching away from Duragesic can cause problems because fentanyl is somewhat unique in some of it's properties, But ... Some opiates can cause alot of anxiety particularly fentanyl . That's why using opiates to treat anxiety is so absurd...

  47. Question about Stadol-Please help Shoreline
    ... don't want to go through withdrawals from oxy and fentanyl at the same time. That would be one ride I don't...

  48. opiates
    ... Methadone or levo dromoran might be a better choice than Fentanyl . Compounding topicals with lidocaine and ketamine...

  49. Oxycontin dosage strength question
    ... probably be inevatable unless you respond very well to Fentanyl . I don't prticularly agree with the idea of cross ... Centuries of Exposure to opium products. Because fentanyl is only used in the patch and the pops other than ... Morphine or Dilaudid for psost surgical pain. But Fentanyl ,Suffentanyl, Affentanyl and Carfentnyl are just an ... synthetics like Hydro,Oxy ,and Hydromorphone. Endo has a Suf fentanyl patch coming out this year. Some of these meds ... should be able to develop a steady serum level. Because Fentanyl continues to be absorbed through your skin for up...

  50. Oxycontin vs MScontin
    ... MSContin. There is Duragesic, the actice ingredient is Fentanyl , a generic will hit the market this year. methadone ... have NMDA blocking agents combined with morphine and Fentanyl .Like Morphidex. There is a Sufentanyl patch in...

  51. Can use advice ?
    ... help with adhesion and rash. Go figure? Because Fentanyl is a NMDA receptor Binding drug I would certainly...

  52. Alternative To Drugs For Pain Therapy
    ... reason you had such a severe reaction to that med. Fentanyl suppresses your respiratory system and then when you...

  53. Methadone Question For Shoreline
    ... mgs of morphine, 300 mgs of Hydrocodone or a 100UGH Fentanyl patch. If you quit cold turkey foolishly you will...

  54. Questions about anesthesia
    ... for a plastic surgeon. They gave me an infusion of fentanyl and versed. They told me I spoke to them the whole...

  55. Duragesic 75's
    ... will read some interesting info on the blood level of fentanyl obtained by each level of the patch. The 25's give...
    ... will read some interesting info on the blood level of fentanyl obtained by each level of the patch. The 25's give...

  56. New Here- Wanted to say hello
    ... hours relief. $8-60 hours is more common. Actually Fentanyl does have some properties that other opiates don't ... meth though. In fact Meth is an NMDA blocker where Fentanyl binds to the NMDA receptor. I think we will see more ... withdrawal the last day, I personally believe it's from fentanyl binding to the NMDA receptor, Hyeralgesia "increased ... it's so important to maintain a constant level of Fentanyl and by the 72nd hour things definitely start to slide ... and this allows hyperalgesia to wind up because of fentanyl s ability to bind to the NMDA rceptor. I seriously ... now. Good luck, Dave Here is an artricle about Fentanyl and the NMDA [url]http://www.opioids.com/fentanyl...

  57. Mepergan fortis??
    ... Demi, you should also do OK with Duragesic, Demi and fentanyl are in the same class. THe synthetic meds are...

  58. Shore - ??? on switching to Methadone
    ... large, 50% decreases at several points and secondly Fentanyl has more Kappa activity than any other opiate. The ... only other drugs in Fentanyl s class are Demerol ands the other versions of Fenatnyl ... used in anesthesiology,ie. Carfentanyl, Suf fentanyl and Affentanyl. So switching away from the patch...

  59. PM Appt. - Update as promised
    ... trathecally is a heavy duty drug. Just because dilaudid and fentanyl are stronger mg to mg it doesn't mean any drug is ... why a doc would care if you have morphine, dilaudid, fentanyl , sufentanyl or carfentanyl in your pump. You just...

  60. shore
    ... of opiates and the receptors each one binds too. Fentanyl is unique in the receptors it binds to and methadone...
    ... in both eight- to 12- and 24-hr formulations, and fentanyl in a 72-hr controlled-release skin patch. Hydromorphone ... it difficult to maintain a steady serum level. Fentanyl . Because of these problems, fentanyl, a derivative ... can provide pain relief for up to 72 hours. Because fentanyl does not traverse the gastrointestinal tract, it causes ... because it has been formulated in low-dose pills. Like fentanyl , however, it is more potent than morphine and is associated...

  61. Shoreline - Hyperalgesia
    ... because it has been formulated in low-dose pills. Like fentanyl , however, it is more potent than morphine and is associated...

  62. NMDA receptor/Neuro pain relief and Hyperalgesia
    ... NMDA antagonist is coadministered with an opiate. Fentanyl actually binds to the NMDA receptor so I'm not really ... to 72 hours relief. As long as you have enough fentanyl working in your system you continue to obtain pain ... starts to wind up and cause increased pain because fentanyl actually binds to the NMDA receptor where meth, Levorphanol ... opioids.com/nmda/nmda.html[/url] Hyperalgesia from fentanyl and controlling it with Ketamine " a powerful NMDA ... we can't make huge leaps to Hyperalgesia induced by Fentanyl in Humans but there is the need for further testing ... . [url]http://www.opioids.com/ fentanyl /fentket.html[/url] More NMDA receptor [url]http...

  63. Shoreline - Additional Pain med questions
    ... take the Dexalone 3 times a day with your painmeds. Fentanyl actually binds to the NMDA receptor so I'm not really ... 72 hours of relief. As long as you have enough fentanyl working in your system you continue to obtain pain ... starts to wind up and cause increased pain because fentanyl actually binds to the NMDA receptor where meth, Levorphanol ... opioids.com/nmda/nmda.html[/url] Hyperalgesia from fentanyl and controlling it with Ketamine " a powerful NMDA ... we can't make huge leaps to Hyperalgesia induced by Fentanyl in Humans but there is the need for further testing ... . [url]http://www.opioids.com/ fentanyl /fentket.html[/url] More NMDA receptor [url]http...

  64. Question on pain meds
    ... don't have agood understanding of just how potent Fentanyl is. The only folks I have met that take more BT ... tolerance will grow once you become acomadated to Fentanyl . When one 200 pop doesn't work, just use 2, when...

  65. Hello - I'm a new member
    ... Alot of folks are a bit intimadated by the use of Fentanyl , but if it works that well for you and allows you...

  66. Scared to start duragesic patch
    ... Chronic pain but how much experience does he have with Fentanyl ? Although it's so much more potent than morphine it ... reason why people experience withdrawal is because Fentanyl binds to opiate receptors that other opiates don't...
    ... will send you the Bioclusive covers at no charge. Fentanyl is no more addicting than morphine or Oxycodone, But ... different receptors people do experience some withdrawal. Fentanyl is the most potent opiate any doc can prescribe. It ... strength he's prescribing. It doesn't necessarily make Fentanyl more addicting or dependence any worse than any other ... GP has ever done it, so convincing him of using a Fentanyl patch in a way it wasn't designed may be tough. If ... don't think most GP's have any buisness prescribing Fentanyl unless he has some extra training, did an anethesiology ... residency or fellowship. Other than Duragesic, Fentanyl , Afentanyl and Suffentanyl are only used in anesthesia...
    ... getting a third narcotic while taking Percs and using a fentanyl patch. It aint worth it. Especially since it seems...
    ... clearly states this. But you are correct about the fentanyl being addictive and that some people will develope...

  67. something to take the sickness away
    ... have taken one with oxycontin, morphine, methadone, fentanyl , etc. and I no longer have to worry about the nausea...

  68. Need advise about Morphine Pumps
    ... There is also the duragesic patch which contains fentanyl and offers 48-72 hours of relief and then methadone...
    ... as they are preservative free. Morphine, Dilaudid, Fentanyl , Sufentanyl,Afentanyl, Baclofin and bupivacain and...
    ... I have fentanyl since it turned out when morphine was first put in...

  69. methadone, anyone?
    ... no more than oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine or fentanyl . Perhaps you really need to decide if you can't live...

  70. Time release patch?
    ...

  71. Allegic To Aspirin Products For Pain
    ... have a machine that infuses morphine, dilaudid or fentanyl continously IV and also have the ability to press ... Dilauadid "hydromorphone" or wear a patch that delivers Fentanyl over a 48-72 hour period. If his needs are less...
    ... Hydromorphone ? OxyCodone? HydroCodone? Codeine? Numorphan? Fentanyl , Afentanyl? Sufentanyl? Demerol? Methadone? Levordromoran ... every drug I have named. You can't even get Su fentanyl or Afentanyl outside of the surgical arena without...

  72. Question for SHORELINE, re: Dextromethorphan
    ... inflicted upon them during this level of sedation. Fentanyl is actually a NMDA agonist and studies have sugested ... rebound hyperalgesia "increased pain" when Fentanyl is used alone and serum levels drop. It seems to me ... folks on Fentanyl would need more NMDA blockers than folks on any other ... my own hypothesis based on reading articles about Fentanyl s agonistic action with the NMDA receptor. The first...

  73. Deslym or Robutussin
    ... almost didn't have him... oh I forgot he's to get Fentanyl patch when they come in don't know the dose yet.....

  74. Looking for some info....
    ... Hi miss Kah, Fentanyl the active ingredient in Duragesic is the most potent ... folks change every 48 hours to prevent withdrawal of fentanyl during the last 24. Hopefully your doc is aware of ... how long it lasts. The patch continously delivers fentanyl through a trans dermal patch at the rate of the patch ... micrograms of fenatanyl every hour. The conversion from fentanyl to morphine is .01:10 making fenatnyl 100 times more ... any way could kill you very quickly. There are other Fentanyl products on the market that are aproved for cancer...

  75. Please Help Friends! Duragesic Patches ??
    ... duty" compared to the Dilaudid and Duragesic (this IS Fentanyl , right). I was also told the "end stage" thing too...


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