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  1. Help, need pain relief.
    ... said that was okay and she gave me a triplicate for duragesic patch. she also said that i could still take my norco...

  2. Hey to all my PM buddies!
    ... lately. I still see a lot of discussion about the new duragesic patch. Anyone have any new reports about their...

  3. Just prescribed Duragesic
    ... difference either way (stronger or weaker) than with the Duragesic . I do like the generic patch as it is smaller and ... seems to stick better than the Duragesic . If you're using the Duragesic and are having trouble ... coverings that are available from the manufacturer of Duragesic (not available with the generics.) --Kaylbe...

  4. Question to those on Duragesic patch
    ... For those of you on the Duragesic patch - Do you find it hard to keep it adhered? I...
    ... concern... not to be joked about. Char... yes the Duragesic brand patches do tend to pull away at the edges, even...

  5. Shoreline -a specific generic question!!
    ... would say the generics are a bit stronger than the Duragesic ...I can deal with that! I am also very interested ... the $ we spend on narcotics??? It's funny..in the Duragesic literature it says that when you are putting on a...

  6. Help! Questions about meds?!
    ... would be MS Contin (Morphine), Kadian (Morphine), Duragesic (Fentanyl), and now Dilaudid has a LA version out...
    ... medication to see what works best. I was just put on Duragesic . It is a narcotic (Fentanyl) patch that you wear for...

  7. CPapp21.....report plz!
    ... bit of trouble sleeping but that goes even with the Duragesic patch. The be-all end-all for me has GOT to be the...

  8. Wearing my first Sandoz patch and no warts on my nose yet!
    ... tell me shortly if the pain control is similar to the Duragesic . The price for the Sandoz generics..100mcg number ... 15 is $444 and the Duragesic is $789 same thing. OK CPapp...we're countin you...

  9. Follow-up for Sparkle....Thanks.
    ... day with no effects. Earlier last year I tried the Duragesic patch. I believe thats the same as Fentanyl, just...
    ... day with no effects. Earlier last year I tried the Duragesic patch. I think they had me on the 25..... or it was...

  10. One More Question- Fentanyl Patch
    ... That's what I am gonna do. They look identical to the Duragesic and the Alza Corp. makes both patches. So I don't...

  11. methadone 40mg's - shorline?
    ... doc only Rx'd expensive drugs like ER morphine and Duragesic . I was on Duragesic which ran me about 300.00 a month...
    ... very careful. Do you mind if I ask what your dose of Duragesic was? Also, You may find you don't get 12 hours...
    ... I was on the Duragesic patch and 6 lortabs a day. This pain mngmnt doc took ... me off the duragesic 50iug and 3 lortabs (double Vicodins) He then left...

  12. Had my PM appt: Answers re:generic patch and the new DEA regs
    ... news. And, I received the generic version of the Duragesic Patch, the one that starts with an "s" Sandoz? Anyway...

  13. Sufentanyl in Clinical Trials...Interesting
    ... remember (it's 1:55 AM here) more sophistocated than Duragesic . Oh and Actiq is being used in ERs for trauma pain...
    ... much more potent than fentynal which is used in the Duragesic patches, and doctors may like this one because they...

  14. Two new generic Fentanyl patches now available!!!
    ... Sandoz has their generic patch nearly identical to the Duragesic ...the makers of Duragesic make this new one. Same...
    ... Hi She Sparkles, I get my very first Rx for Duragesic on Friday. My doctor is starting me on 50mcg, and...
    ... Hi She Sparkles, I get my very first Rx for Duragesic on Friday. My doctor is starting me on 50mcg, and ... complaints. And it is several hundred dollars cheaper than Duragesic . Sandoz, OTOH, is distributing a generic much closer ... to Duragesic the brand and that's why it may not be much cheaper...
    ... And since the company producing it has produced Duragesic , they know already exactly what they are doing and...

  15. Has anybody tried 2 or 3 months rest to treat Cervical disc problems and pain?
    ... So, I am going to wait for surgery and continue my Duragesic 75 patch (yes my PCP raised the level) and up to 4...

  16. looking for the generic Duragesic patch wearer..I need info
    ... I'll be getting my next Duragesic Rx on March 7. Since my insurance company has already ... enter the first 5-digits of the NDC# listed on the Duragesic box. I suppose the NDC# is their way of trying to...
    ... towards the weekend. I have made SURE to have emergency Duragesic in place in case the generics don't do the trick and...

  17. On a postitve note.....changing generics
    ... out of town! I am going to be getting the generic duragesic patch and asked my pharmacist about any negative feedback...
    ... generic patch does not "deliver' then to go back to the Duragesic will not fly with most insurances. So that means going...

  18. Examples Please
    ... Oxycontin Morphine MS Contin Kadian Fentanyl ( Duragesic ) Methadone And several others Some Class III...

  19. Some information on the "New Regs" for dispensing controlled substances.
    ... most of you and I get multiple scripts written for my Duragesic Patch and my Percs. Now instead of going every two...
    ... most of you and I get multiple scripts written for my Duragesic Patch and my Percs. Now instead of going every two...
    ... most of you and I get multiple scripts written for my Duragesic Patch and my Percs. Now instead of going every two...
    ... Like I went on January 2nd, got my two scripts for Duragesic and my two scripts for Percs. Both were for "right ... get your script and you have 5 refills. Percs and Duragesic have NO refills. That is why PM docs always wrote...
    ... two scripts for each narcotic I take, in my case the Duragesic Patch and the Percs. One script is dated to fill ... 2nd I will walk out with only two scripts, one for Duragesic and one for Percs, both to fill on that day (or later ... seeing here, I will now only get my scripts for my Duragesic and my Percs written for THAT day, the day of my office...

  20. Help! Nervous about Med Change
    ... help me. Instead, he is changing my medication to the Duragesic Patch 50mg to start. I can't start the patch until...
    ... doing the same switch(20Mg oxycodone q8h to 50mcg/hr duragesic ). Personally at 50Mcg/hr, I was at little overmedicated ... irrate my skin very much and they stayed on very well. duragesic has a very good patient info web-site, [url]www.duragesic...
    ... different. I went from 30mg MSContin QID to 75Mcg Duragesic (Q72hrs) with NO problem and almost immediately upped...
    ... Oxy to Duregesic would be easier than switching from duragesic to oxy. Fentanyl binds to all the same class of receptors ... transitional withdrawal. But you going the easy way , too duragesic . Oxy to morphine too Dilaudid and back or in any ... common. Here is a conversion chart the makers of duragesic endorse. It's pretty acurate except with methadone ... generic has an entirely different release sytem than Duragesic . I only read one negative report about the strength ... adhesion. The release system is not the resevoir that Duragesic uses, more like Birth control or nicotine patches...

  21. 4 Bad Cervical Discs - In Extreme Pain - Please Help
    ... tolerance and I am in extreme pain, even though I am on Duragesic 50 MCL and 10 MG Norco (Hydrocodone) for spikes. ... for the same pain meds I was currently on (25 MCL Duragesic and up to 4 Norco a day in which I had to take all ... to managing regular life. This is on top of the 25 Duragesic (Fetynal). I had the MRI done and had it sent to ... changed they're minds and increase my pain med to 50 MCL Duragesic from 25 and 1 Hydrocodone a day for spikes. It is...
    ... pacer in; about the same pain levels. My meds are The Duragesic patch 100ugh/mcg changed every 48 hrs and Dilaudid...
    ... So, I am going to wait for surgery and continue my Duragesic 75 patch (yes my PCP raised the level) and up to 4...

  22. Pain then depression then more pain then...
    ... better than oxyc. You could also ask him about the duragesic patch. Another suggestion for breakthrough meds is...
    ... welcome Bilbo. I just wanted to say when I was on the duragesic patch it was the best pain relief I've had. They...
    ... oxycontin it was 20 mg in the a.m and 40 p.m. Then put on duragesic patch of 50 mg changed every 3 days, then mscontin...

  23. Ultram, Ultracet, Lorcet
    ... puts me at risk for seizures. I also use a 50mcg Duragesic Patch 10/mo. Anyway, the first inkling I got of...

  24. co worker ,HMO will not treat chronic pain
    ... about meds. I am happy to say that now I am on the Duragesic patch and now if anyone asks, it is alot easier for...

  25. Morphine pump inplanted feb 1st
    ... in various strengths. I use them along with 100 mg duragesic for PN pain that is 9 untreated and a 3-4 treated...
    ... in various strengths. I use them along with 100 mg duragesic for PN pain that is 9 untreated and a 3-4 treated ... a sucker that gives you pain relief. I am on the Duragesic /Fentynal patch 50mcg, but the cost is hideous, even...

  26. Shore: update on my new insurance's escalating price for my meds
    ... Hey TK, It's good you have a generic option for duragesic now, Endo should have one on the market soon too....
    ... Hey TK, It's good you have a generic option for duragesic now, Endo should have one on the market soon too....

  27. Trip
    ... a trip to Jamaica at the end of March. I am on the Duragesic patch, 25 mcg. How awful do you think it will be that...
    ... yes there are cooler parts!) and have been using the Duragesic patches for several years now. I really don't find...

  28. Shore, got a ? for ya my friend
    ... just checked manufacturers to see when the generic duragesic will be released and this is what I found. Miami ... certain generic versions of Johnson & Johnson’s Duragesic ® product (fentanyl transdermal system). FDA denied...

  29. Upping Duragesic...question
    ... Hey Libra - I am also on Duragesic 25 mcg, I have been on it for about a month now. My...
    ... I've been using Duragesic for several years now. Initially I started out with ... COSTCO or Sam's Club pharmacy regarding their prices on Duragesic . You do not have to have a store membership in order ... pharmacy. Hope this helps... and good luck on this Duragesic trial. I've found it very helpful. --Kaylbe...
    ... enough than to OD someone. Whem my PM dr put me on duragesic , he gave a patient info package that was put out by ... duragesic . It states in their package that BT meds are often ... same info on their patient info web site [url]WWW. DURAGESIC .COM[/url]. Good luck and keep us posted!...
    ... carry a CII or not is if you say "I have a scipt for duragesic 50 ughs, from Dr. Whoever, it says to change every...
    ... Hey Libra - I am also on Duragesic 25 mcg, I have been on it for about a month now. My...
    ... m curious as to how you are managing on the 125mcg Duragesic dose. I am using the 100mcg patches and changing ... for break through pain. My doc has thought to up my Duragesic dose but didn't want to start juggling multiple patches...
    ... m curious as to how you are managing on the 125mcg Duragesic dose. I am using the 100mcg patches and changing ... for break through pain. My doc has thought to up my Duragesic dose but didn't want to start juggling multiple patches ... the gist of it is the same, however! I am on 125mcg Duragesic and change every 2-3 days. I wear a 100mcg patch ... tolerance to the oxy, so he suggested doing 125mcg Duragesic and upping the oxy to 15mg every 4hrs. Before that...

  30. Update on getting the boot from pain center
    ... and he also didn't believe in BT meds so we tried Duragesic that didn't work well for me, then Kadian which was...

  31. what's the difference?
    ... didn't prior to 96 when OxyContin hit the market, and Duragesic patches were aproved for non cancer pain and phylosophies...

  32. Shoreline...anyone...
    ... long acting pure opiate like Oxycontin, MSContin or Duragesic patches etc..But if your taking say 2 norco every...

  33. Colitis and pain meds- debilitating actually!
    ... ostomies because they don't dissolve) 125mcg patches duragesic with dilaudid for break-through pain; dilaudid and...
    ... tissue, a year after initial resection. On 125mcg Duragesic , and Oxycodone 15mg q4 prn breakthrough. Together...

  34. new to site
    ... wasn't getting enough relief. My doctor put me on Duragesic which works good, but doesn't last the 3 days. She ... SI joint dysfunction, but said I should not be on Duragesic and he would not prescribe anything for BT pain. ... did mention that she could possibly switch me from Duragesic to Oxycontin, but I have never had Oxy and I have ... long it will last, if it's better/worse/etc. than Duragesic ....
    ... your scripts for pain meds every month? As for the duragesic when I was on it it didn't last me the 3 days either...
    ... Hi Shayna and welcome. I too am on the Duragesic patch and it does not last the full 72 hrs. My doctor...
    ... Welcome, I too had to change the duragesic at 48hrs instead of 72 while I was using it, but my...
    ... endometriosis, so is in extreme pain. She is also on Duragesic , and went to a different PM clinic, but the doc there ... fibromyalgia and definitely didn't agree with her being on Duragesic ! I can't believe doctors being in the field of pain ... sounds Oxycontin wouldn't be too much different than Duragesic , so I'm not sure if I want to switch or not. Thanks...
    ... have received form your dr. with your first Rx for duragesic states that they will last "up to 72 hours". No one...

  35. Tired of the pain
    ... get about 50-60% pain relief from it. I was on a Duragesic patch also but went off it 5 months ago. I was just...

  36. Question...first time on Duragesic
    ... Dear LibraBalancer, I am on the Duragesic Patch myself, 50mhg. I have Spondylolthesis, and Scoliosis...
    ... It seems to ME that BT meds would DEFF be needed on Duragesic . I don't get my dr., or maybe it's me...I should speak...

  37. Question about Oxycontin
    ... was just not for me. I am now stable on the 100 Duragesic patch with oxy 15 for BT. In the past I have been...

  38. Need Info On Opioid Rotation-HELP
    ... pain but it wasnt doing the job. I switched to the Duragesic Patch of 50 mcgh's. It took me a while to get the...

  39. New Here
    ... stop for over 2 years. I also switch sometime to the Duragesic patch to give the MS Contin a break. So here I am...

  40. Need Info On Neurostimulation
    ... is a huge leap to go from Vicoden to NS. I was on Duragesic patch and Roxicodone at the time of my surgery. I...
    ... leap. Let's say for example you'd find relief from a duragesic patch, this could hold off such surgery for maybe...

  41. Duragesic (fentanyl patch) and weight loss
    ... that my appetite has decreased since being ont the Duragesic patch. Probably cuz my insurance co pay is so stinkin...
    ... that my appetite has decreased since being ont the Duragesic patch. Probably cuz my insurance co pay is so stinkin...

  42. Shoreline - rebound pain?
    ... takes to recover from it. After coming off the duragesic patch (100 mg.), which I had tried for about a month...

  43. Is anyone on pain meds for spondylolisthesis?
    ... where yur at. Once on LAmeds like OxyContin, MScontin, Duragesic and methadone, physical dependnce is inevatable, IT...

  44. fentanyl patch and temp???
    ... I was recently put on the duragesic fentanyl patch for pain. When reading the pamphlet...

  45. Possible answers as to why some are having trouble getting pain meds.
    ... PM doc and prescribing the most potent opiates like Duragesic without any training or exeperience in pain management...

  46. breakthrough pain meds????? warning, long!!
    ... to discuss other long acting meds., such Mscontin, duragesic or methdone. If you are disability and cost is a...
    ... and dilaudid to prevent tolerance to the BT med. Duragesic patches are an option, and methadone is an option...
    ... when my mother had cancer she let me try on 1 of her duragesic patches. i did notice alot of pain relief, but when ... dots in that area. i told my doc when she suggested duragesic , so she decided not to try that again. i guess...
    ... problem with the patch, especially the Sandoz and Duragesic brand. I do not have the issues with Mylan brand...

  47. duragesic question
    ... oh, you have to have breakthru meds! i'm on the duragesic patch 100 and i still need my bt med(percocet 10/325...

  48. Shore, if you have time ?
    ... cymbalta soon and go off zoloft for depression. Tried duragesic but got allergic rashes to patch, tried methadone...
    ... unless at a very high dosage, which we never found. Duragesic makes my body have a rash at the adhesive site. Dilaudid...

  49. How To Talk To A PM Doctor
    ... condition and that some people had found relief with the Duragesic Patch and he had no problem at all letting me try...
    ... have just started a pain diary since going on the Duragesic patch. On Tuesday I have an appt with my PM Doc to...

  50. Anyone on Dilaudid ?
    ... learned though is that all the meds I have tried, duragesic , kadian, avinza, methadone, all probably would have...

  51. Central Pain
    ... various anti-depressants, anti-seizure meds, oxycontin, duragesic patches, acupuncture and homeopathic remedies - all...

  52. Rebound Pain
    ... anti-depressants anti-seizure medications, oxycontin, duragesic patches - I decided to come off everything because...

  53. Oxy Tolerance Troubles - HELP
    ... upwards in the last 6 months. If I were to switch to the Duragesic Patch or even Methadone, do you think my increases...
    ... If you were to switch to the Duragesic , sure, it might not make youre Oxy tolerance go up ... doses you are taking now a little more effective. The Duragesic s effect a different receptor in your brain than the ... as much to achieve the same effect. I was on the duragesic s, they work well. I stopped taking them because I ... Word of warning though, Fentanyl, the medicine in a Duragesic , has a MUCH longer half-life than oxy, and as result ... from it takes a lot longer. When I stopped with the Duragesic s, I had some fierce w/d... and it's something that...
    ... very high doses of Oxycontin, Oxycodone, Dilaudid, Duragesic , etc. Everything seemed to work for a little while...

  54. New Meds
    ... back from PM clinic. Doc changed my Vicodin ES to the duragesic patch. I haven't had any experience with this. Just...
    ... was fitful to say the least. Is this common with the Duragesic ? I was a bit itchy too. I read in your last post that...
    ... friend of mine was involved in the clinical trial of duragesic for non malignant pain. Only 6% were able to go 72...

  55. Help guys! Where do I go?
    ... TIME FOR SOME GOOD NEWS! He said to take off the duragesic , which I can't wait to do, and to hang on until they...
    ...
    ... paperwork they sent to me, it listed things like TINS, duragesic , etc... the new stuff, not the ibuprofen and toradol...

  56. Questions about Morphine Pump??
    ... that are harder to switch away from. If you were on Duragesic pathces "fentanyl" or memethadone and swithced rto...

  57. deffinition of acute VS chronic
    ... Deanna, I satrted in OPM in 93, long before Oxycontin, duragesic and MScontin were optons to treat nonmalgnant pain...

  58. bad times with generics
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  59. Can someone explain what opiate niave means
    ... new dose. The 80 and 160 oxyContins have a warning, Duragesic has a warning. Kadian recomend starting at half the...

  60. Duragesic patch - opionions please! :)
    ... about my meds for the extended length of time that duragesic provided. Just wanted to get you a quick responce...
    ... Hi there I just recently started the duragesic patch too and I can't believe how much it is helping...
    ... I was on the Duragesic Patch for a about a year 25 MG then 50 Mg then 100Mg...

  61. Thanks Shoreline!
    ... better, which is cheaper, etc. Also, what about these duragesic patches I read about? Do they control disk pain or...
    ... dosing so it never drops to half it's strength. Duragesic patches are an option, they contain fentanyl. Prior...

  62. Questions about Heavy Duty Meds and Doctors
    ... pain specialist who last Monday has put me on the duragesic patch 25mg and gave me lortab 10/500 for breakthrough ... don't want to hurt all the time. I really want the duragesic to work as the idea of a patch really appeals to me ... specialist saw me he took me off of oxy 10 and put me on duragesic with lortab 3-4 times a day for breakthrough pain...
    ... articipated in the clinical trials for non malignant use of duragesic and at the conclusion of the trial only 6% of the ... some people, if it works why go to something like duragesic or Oxycontin. If botox or trigger point injections...
    ... days. Basically what you described to me is that the Duragesic didn't last a full 72 hours, just as others have noted...
    ... Sometimes my clothing hurts me. In regards to the duragesic patch when I did double the dosage last Friday night...

  63. Oxycontin - Nausea & Dizziness
    ... meals, etc., to no avail. I finally switched to the Duragesic patch, which works great for me with no side effects...

  64. No longer pain relief, addiction relief
    ... that if you went on either ms-contin, oxycontin, duragesic patch(fetanyl), or any of the other long acting meds...
    ... was refered to a pain specialist who started me on a Duragesic (fentanyl) patch. It has been close to two years...
    ... . IN 93 there was no such thing as OxyContin, and Duragesic , MSContin was just for cancer. All pain could be...

  65. ketamine and lowering tolerance
    ... over medicated pre op and post surgically. He had a duragesic patch n before ever tryng an ESI or any other method...
    ... never been a non malignant trial as they did with Duragesic patches, but is prescribed quite often for benign...

  66. Opiod Related Edema
    ... Last year I was on the Duragesic patches for awhile but my neurologist stopped them...

  67. New to this...question for shore or anyone who can help...
    ... doubt to many dentist have ever prescribed morphine or Duragesic patches You may be able to stick with the dentist...

  68. to Nucleoplasty OR not to Nucleoplasty?
    ... doesn't mean your condemened to a life of CP and need Duragesic patches. Ugghh :) Take care and good luck with...

  69. Out of Line?
    ... need an adjustment, that can be done in one day. With duragesic , you not only start with a safe low dose and have ... part of your dalily routine for months or longer. Duragesic is an option if you don't mind starting the titration ... freind participated in the non malignant CP trials of Duragesic . Aqtiq is still only FDA aproved for malignant cancer ... Kapa receptor agonists. I now the paper work says Duragesic is a strong MU agonsit, but it's Kappa receptor activity...

  70. First Pain Specialist Consult
    ... long acting opiates like Oxycontin or MSContin or duragesic patches doesn't make sense and would be hard for a...

  71. Actiq - Shoreline
    ... morphine where other get great relief from oxy or duragesic . A 200 mic pop is strong, It delievers the same amount...

  72. What now, shore or anybody?
    ... weeks ago PM dr switched me from 20Mg Oxycontin q8h to duragesic 50mcg/hr q72h because I couldn't handle the anxiety ... that's why the switch. Two days before I switched to duragesic , I started having hiccups and couldn't eat. For one...

  73. Pain meds on internet?
    ... meds like, oxycodone products, morphine, methadone, duragesic or amphetamines and ship them across borders and state...

  74. Good News and Imput from ALL
    ... prescribing long acting pain meds like MSContin, OxyContin, Duragesic or methadone. That's how I got into the last clinic...

  75. Methadone
    ... Just like you shouldn't take morphine, oxycontin or Duragesic unless your in severe pain and need round the clock...
    ... taken an equal amount of oxycontn, MSContin, Kadian, Duragesic or any long acting med it would have been just as ... taken a long acting morphine product, OxyC or used Duragesic you would have experienced pretty much the same thing...


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