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  1. Gastro Problems
    ... would ask him or your PM doctor about going on the Duragesic patch. It's the strongest pain med available and...
    ... Have you mentioned trying the duragesic patch to his pm doc? I didn't read anywhere in your...

  2. Duragesic 75 Question!!!
    ... Only 6% of the folks that did clinical trials for duragesic for non cancer pain were able to go 72 hours without ... morphne a fair trial or methadone a faitr trail or duragesic a fair trial. He might come to the conclusion your...

  3. MScontin to oxycontin to ??
    ... I would suggest talking with your doctor about the duragesic patch. It doesn't enter our GI sytems at all so the...
    ... Hey Street car, Duragesic woul eveviate some of the constipation and isn't one...
    ... feasible treatment modality in my case. He put me on Duragesic 50mcf/hr patches last week and they seem to be working...
    ... didn't have any problems getting him to prescribe the duragesic patch for you. You could ask him if it is possible...
    ... I do have BT meds which since switching over to Duragesic I've seldom used except for that 6 hour period eveery ... Other than that one small thing, I really love the Duragesic , they make life so much more enjoyable again. Be...

  4. Shorline this may seem like a STUPID Question
    ... Class 11 meds are the strongest meds, morphine, oxy, duragesic , methadone, the amphetamines used for ADD and such...

  5. should i ask for duragesic??
    ... Nobody will know untill you try Duragesic . But because it only makes one pass through the system ... and liver you don't have as much constipation with duragesic . The only med in the US aproved for cancer pain only...

  6. methadone to oxycontin
    ... first was to oral morphine which was a bear and to Duragesic which was a bear. I had been taking 120 mgs for over...

  7. please help me help my mum
    ... enough for pain relief from cancer. How about the duragesic (fentanyl) patch? I believe it is used a lot for...
    ... ydrocodone products, then oxycodone products then morphine, Duragesic patches "Fentanyl" then methadone. Methadone is...

  8. How to juggle getting monthly refills with all the rules and regulations-
    ... insurance programs. They aren't going to pay for Aqtiq, Duragesic , Avinza, Kadian, OxyC or MSC, at best you might be ... is going to pay for 2k worth of Kadian, Avinza or Duragesic when it can be replaced with 60 bucks worth of meth...

  9. Shoreline please help
    ... unlikely he would be allergic to them all. The duragesic patch for instance is a patch that delivers X amount ... because most people can't last 72 hours, He can maintain Duragesic and have no control over it. If you wake up and...
    ... I could live with te old dose of oral morphine, or duragesic or Oxycontin or methadone, I know how much relief...

  10. Med Adjustment Question
    ... and suggest? 1) Initially, my doctor mentioned a duragesic patch to me, but since I have problems with dry, itchy...

  11. is it ok....?
    ... when i put my duragesic patches on i get like air bubbles i guess you'd call...
    ... when i put my duragesic patches on i get like air bubbles i guess you'd call...

  12. methadone verse long acting morphine????
    ... sweat so much and it effected labido tremendously, duragesic didn't touch my pain even up 150ugh per day and I...

  13. Breakthrough Meds??
    ... help, especially Shoreline!!! I am now on the the Duragesic patch of 50 now for about 4 weeks. I am on Percocet...
    ... part in the clinical trials for non malignant use of Duragesic . Only 6% of the participants were able to susatin...

  14. Ever run out of meds early?
    ... controversial and loosing a doc that beliefs in using duragesic for fibro may be tough to replace. The duragesic withdrawal...

  15. Hey Inthezone!!
    ... I was on the Oxycontin 10mg. Well now I am on the Duragesic Patch, 50 strength. I did start off on the 25 but...

  16. OxyContin 10mg Question/Info
    ... and it is not available here. Right now I am on the Duragesic Patch. I started out on the 25mc, now I am on the...
    ... public. So wheter it's oxycontin, morphine or the duragesic patch, you will become physically dependnt, but addiction...
    ... public. So wheter it's oxycontin, morphine or the duragesic patch, you will become physically dependnt, but addiction...

  17. Best pain med for fibro
    ... was on EVERYTHING and i mean that. now im on 75mcg duragesic patches, and get 150 percocets a month, and the pain...
    ... blocker and that why it's partulcrly well suited for duragesic users. Perhaps you would do better on a different ... 60 %. I now there are bad times of the day and Duragesic doesn't have a time sensor to know if it's dark yet ... help switched toemeth, helped but side effects, Tried duragesic and got up to 150 and it doidn't even start to help...

  18. Question!!!
    ... read that you said you have taken the Oxycontin, the Duragesic patches, and then last Fall....your Dr. put you on...

  19. Shoreline I need some advice
    ... The same thing happens with LA morphine . OxyContin, Duragesic and intrathecal opiates delivered through an implanted...
    ... pain med issues I have been having. What about the duragesic patch? Do these work without the APAP side effects...
    ... all the people he made suffer. As far as febtany, Duragesic works for some, It does seem lke it causes more initial ... friend that was involved in the clinical trials of Duragesic for non cancer pain to get FDA aporval for non malignant ... Other than that, You have to avoid direct heat with Duragesic because it can cause rapid release, no more saunas ... your arm out of a jacuzzi. But some folks do great on Duragesic . The best source of info and finding ut wat is...

  20. Shoreline - your advise
    ... since there is a tear in the disk. I have tried duragesic patches which made me throw up, LA morphine products...

  21. DR is leaving practice - Cant find new DR to continue Meds!!!
    ... methadone, morphine (MS Contin, Kadian, Avinza), fentayal ( Duragesic Patch), or the new LA form of Diluadid (Palladone...
    ... me because there is less to be absorbed. I use the Duragesic patch as my LA (again because of absorbtion issues...

  22. permanent nerve damage in foot
    ... but the pain does not subside. At one time she tried duragesic patches but couldn't tolerate them. She is at her...

  23. Really Really Need Help With This......
    ... a large dose. But a one week trial of morphine or duragesic isn't really a fair trial. You couldn't possibly have...

  24. anyone use the patch?
    ... I have been on the duragesic patch, almost a month, the lowest dose, I tryed to...
    ... I have been on the duragesic patch, almost a month, the lowest dose, I tryed to...
    ... put me on ( are we allowed to give dosages?) 25 mg duragesic , which worked fine for about 10 days, then started...
    ... put me on ( are we allowed to give dosages?) 25 mg duragesic , which worked fine for about 10 days, then started...
    ... I just started taking the duragesic patches the 25's every 3 days... no matter where or...
    ... Hi Zoie. I hated the Duragesic . I was spaced out and depressed. I would definitely...

  25. How long given to give new med a chance?
    ... consider a longer acting med like Kadian, Avinza, Duragesic or meth. Your doc would have a tough time explaining...

  26. Shoreline, medication question
    ... has referred me to a PM. The PM prescribed the 25 duragesic patch which I began using September 1st. I noticed...
    ... has been able to help me sleep. When I started the duragesic patch, I began sleeping through the night. This is...
    ... which will help us feel better. I started on the Duragesic 25ugh patch September 1 and noticed after the 48 hours...
    ... that was part of the clinical trials for the use of duragesic for non cancer pain, originally it was FDA aproved...

  27. Breakthrough Meds
    ... Hi all I decided to switch back from the Duragesic patch to Oxycontin, (the patch just ended up being...
    ... remember he made a comment after having me try the duragesic patches that "if this doesn't work we have tried just...
    ... Hi all I decided to switch back from the Duragesic patch to Oxycontin, (the patch just ended up being...

  28. Shore, could you help me with a conversion?
    ... breakthrough. I was thinking of possibly going to the Duragesic , but wanted to know what you thought the proper conversion...
    ... Hey Surg, I used the duragesic conversion from glogalrph.c##, Duragesic has fairly...
    ... am standing a lot more. I just don't know if the duragesic is the right move, or if I should ask about upping...

  29. Hi new to this board
    ... Oxycontin up to 60mg X 2 a day I am now using the Duragesic patch (50 ugh) And for the first time since I can...

  30. Well, I'm Back. Shore, maybe you'll know?
    ...

  31. Having an awful time with new PM
    ... percocet for BT. My new PM immediately switched me to Duragesic 50mcg. every 72hrs. and that was it, he said they...
    ... percocet for BT. My new PM immediately switched me to Duragesic 50mcg. every 72hrs. and that was it, he said they ... I am not sure about kadian. I can tell you though duragesic is a very good patch but he may need to ajust the...
    ... delivery so much smoother, no ups and downs. The Duragesic was great for pain when the patch actually stayed...
    ... doc is not going to help and the main problem with duragesic ws adhesion, the easiest thing would have been to...
    ... delivery so much smoother, no ups and downs. The Duragesic was great for pain when the patch actually stayed...

  32. Avinza vs Fentanyl Patch
    ... After 2 1/2 years I took myself off the 25 ug/h duragesic patch because I did not like the side-effects of constipati...
    ... unique in some of the receptors it binds too. 25ugh Duragesic is the starting dose for non tolerant patients just...

  33. Does withrawal always happen with methadose?
    ... away from meth and switching away from Fenatanyl "'' Duragesic ", they both have unique properties that other meds...

  34. Anyone know of a good anti-inflammatory other then prednisone??
    ... ravishing his body. Doc has him on 100 Mcg Morphine duragesic patches and 15 mg IR morphine tablets as well as naprosyn...
    ... Hey Dana, Duragesic is actually Fentanyl, a much more potent opiate mg ... a friend that took part in the clinical trials for Duragesic to be used for non cancer pain. Only 3% lasted the ... you feel he's running out of options, But a 100ugh Duragesic is not the most he can ever take. THere is no ceiling ... relief by combining opiates. The guy that wears 4 duragesic pathches also use Kadian and methadone. Along with...
    ... Hey Dana, Duragesic is actually Fentanyl, a much more potent opiate mg ... a friend that took part in the clinical trials for Duragesic to be used for non cancer pain. Only 3% lasted the ... you feel he's running out of options, But a 100ugh Duragesic is not the most he can ever take. THere is no ceiling ... relief by combining opiates. The guy that wears 4 duragesic pathches also use Kadian and methadone. Along with...

  35. Medications??
    ... Codeine for example being Oxycodone Hydrochloride = Duragesic Patch, Fentanyl,M-Oxy, Oxycontin,Oxy IROxyfast, Percolone...

  36. Dexalone?
    ... Does anyone know? Right know I'm on Oxycodone and Duragesic patch, + some seizure meds (because I have ms w/seizure...

  37. advice on conversion Shore if possible?
    ... Hey Tats, When the Fentanyl patch first came out " Duragesic ", it was aproved for cancer use only too, I have a ... 3X6 "roughly" adhesive patches that cover the entire Duragesic patch and twice as much skin all the way around, this...

  38. another pharmacy problem
    ... dosage to give me max pain relif, I am up to 100mf duragesic path every 72hrs, Im in bed on the 3rd day in pain...

  39. A life of addiction.
    ... Personally what i am on now whichj is 100 mcg of morphine duragesic patches anf for those bad days a fast acting morphine...

  40. Pain management and Addiction
    ... prescribed muscle relaxers, then after they didn't work, Duragesic patches, they didn't work, now she prescribed MS Contin...

  41. Migraine/cluster headaches
    ... chronic for the last 6 years. The last year I was on duragesic patch and have found relief with that. I know of...

  42. lindao1,Pixie,Sharron...Life and my Pump!!
    ... year on kadian and then generic MSC, a quick trial of Duragesic which didn't herlp and then 2+ years on methadone...

  43. How to change PM dr
    ... proportion). But the fact is, as you say, you're on the Duragesic Patch (Fentynal) and Lortab for BT pain. While true ... , you're on the weakest strength of Duragesic (patches range from 25-100mgs), Fentynal is STILL...

  44. vicodion
    ... occuring for that year. I then swiched over to the duragesic patch 50 mcg and was pain free and ha free for a year...

  45. So frustrated!
    ... awful combination and said he was switching me to Duragesic 50mcg every 72hrs. My MRI was repeated and it...

  46. BT frequency
    ... My LA med is 25mu Duragesic with 7.5/500 Percocet for BT twice a day. I try not...

  47. Had my PM follow up today.
    ... my scripts for the same meds I had last month: 25mu Duragesic patches, 7.5mg Percocet (2 per day for BT) and 4mg...

  48. About IC for Kissa, etc
    ... that might help a person...Right now I am trying the Duragesic patch, I am not sure it is helping, tho...I posted...

  49. Sgibson, patch question, please...
    ... until I get the "reserve" of the med in me from the duragesic ? As I said, I am so sorry about all the questions...
    ... If you're on the Duragesic patches I started using those on 7/16. I'm on the...
    ... Jack, Yes, it is the Duragesic patch I am talking about. My Dr. started me on it...

  50. Seeing my ortho surgeon today.
    ... I'm done with him. My PM doc has me on 25mu Duragesic patches and 7.5/500 Percocet twice daily for BT pain...

  51. So upset!
    ... rather protecting my kids from my meds. I use the Duragesic patch and my PM doc explained to me at the very beginning...

  52. New here, med questions...
    ... is, tho, she has had me try the Avinza, and now the Duragesic patch, and I do still have Hydro for bt if needed ... my PM and I talked it over and decided to try the Duragesic patch, which I am trying now (took 4 days after getting...
    ... anything about your condition. I do however use the Duragesic patch, so any questions you have about the patch I...
    ... if anyone knows which is better, the Avinza, or the Duragesic patch? I know it is like comparing apples to oranges ... any help would be appreciated. :) . I am trying the Duragesic patch now, 25 mcg, and I have half of it covered,...
    ... Microsoft Sans Serif]Hi Kayefaye, I have used the Duragesic patch for 3 years. The side effects do subside after...

  53. driving while on pain meds
    ... that. No citation no nothing. When I was on the duragesic patch in combination with my antiphycotic and antidepressen...

  54. Phenergan
    ... Contin and Dilaudid. I also take Phenargan and I am on Duragesic (fentanyl) and oxycodone 20mg for BT. I suffer from...

  55. question for Shoreline and thanks!
    ... it's a C4. He explained to me that because I am on Duragesic 50ugh and Oxy 20mg, the Stadol is an agonist and would...
    ... had no problem stop using it when I was put on the duragesic patch 50mcg. That stopped my ha's all together. ...
    ... a C4. So he took me off the stadol and put me on Duragesic . Well fast forward a couple years and a lot of tests ... and surgery later and here I am. Post fusion and on Duragesic 50ugh and Oxy 20mg for BT. I started a cycle of clusters...

  56. A pharmacy humiliation
    ... running. LOL. He charges like 460 bucks a month for my Duragesic patches also. Ok, this got pretty long. It's late...
    ... telling out loud what meds a patient was on(I am on Duragesic and he shorted me a box and accused me of taking them ... in the pharmacy,he stomped atound,gave me a box of Duragesic (no label on it :) )...I went back in the next week...

  57. maybe its fusion time?
    ... pain meds since surgery and he currently has me on Duragesic 50mcg and oxy 20mg for BT. He is sending me back...

  58. pain meds & effects/managing surgery pain
    ... asumption he will compensate. If your wearing a couple duragesic patches some docs will assume that will take care...
    ... I met durrring my preop apt that I was on 50mcg of duragesic patch and had would need special pain meds for after...
    ... recovery. That first night in the hospital, I had my Duragesic patch on, and the nurse brought me the same dose of...

  59. Shoreline,need some input please.
    ... different BT med than a base med. You may do fine on Duragesic but that should be a last line, It's not designed...

  60. HELP...I cant take it anymore!!
    ... day and Lorcet 10's for BT pain. He mentioned the Duragesic patch and I beleive it was called Kadian (sp?) if...
    ... PM doc at the same clinic, they started me on 25mu Duragesic patches, two 7.5/500 percocets for BT pain and one...

  61. do meds cause birth problems
    ... brother was on many meds including oxycontin and then duragesic when both of his children were conceived and they...

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

  63. side effects.....and confused !!
    ... rticularly ones that last 24+ hours like Avinza, Kadian and Duragesic patches cause physical dependence, meaning whether ... repeated dosing with a potent opioid analgesic. The DURAGESIC ® (fentanyl transdermal system)CII patch is a strong ... provide long-lasting relief from persistent pain. DURAGESIC is strong medicine for serious pain. The DURAGESIC...

  64. Avinza and MS Contin
    ... has had her on Dilaudid, Norco, Vicodin, MSIR, the Duragesic patch, and she now uses Actiq for her breakthrough...

  65. meds and the liver
    ... there is one more I'm drawing a blank on. The duragesic patch may be one of the safer meds but's in a seperate...

  66. No more Generic Oxycontin?
    ... this would have something. I did see a shortage of Duragesic by Jansen dated july 1 but don't recall anyone mentioning...

  67. wow! several questions.
    ... tried ocy, vics, (which made me itch like crazy) and duragesic patch (which made my ill), and percs. My dr. had gotten...

  68. What new meds. are comming out?
    ... From what I have read, There should be a generic for Duragesic coming out around the end or beginning of next year...

  69. Hi everyone.
    ... here went from a similar dose of Oxycontin to the Duragesic patches. If so what was your initial dose and has...
    ... I went from the 40 ocy's 2 a day to the 50mg duragesic patch and will never use one of those patchs again ... I don't know why to 40 ocy's worked great but the duragesic seemed to strong but believe me you don't want to ... of this med. Good luck. P.S. My husband was on the duragesic patch (50mls) for a while and had bad skin reactions...

  70. med question
    ... MSContin for a month, then oxy for amonth and then Duragesic patches for a month and then back to Oxy, You will...

  71. Withdrawals?????
    ... thought well I feel so good, I'm just going to rip my Duragesic patch off and I'll be fine.NOT!!! I didn't know what...

  72. Please Help! I need to change to cheaper meds
    ... from the pharmaceutical companies. I currently use Duragesic 50mcg (50.00 co-pay) and Oxycodone Elixer, Flexeril...
    ... about the strength differences between Methadone and Duragesic . I take the generic from Mellancroft, which I've...
    ... see him. My surgeon is still rx'ing my scripts of Duragesic and Oxy but it's getting to the point where I'm not ... dinner. Sorry, I got a bit off topic. I thank Duragesic for my lack of concentration. Anyway, back to the...

  73. Conversion Med Question
    ... others don't, so switching away from meth can be hard. Duragesic has properties other meds don't, so a transition away ... be bad. But bopping from Oxy to Morphine, Or Oxy to Duragesic or Oxy to meth should be pretty easy unless he's so...
    ... rather cheap. Would it be too difficult to switch from Duragesic to Meth? Again, thanks for all the wonderful information...

  74. Strange questions about methadone
    ... on 10 mg. three times a day. However, I was on the Duragesic patch before I started taking methadone. The 10 mg...

  75. Another med question for Shoreline
    ... quick reply. I am taking 2 capsules a day. I was using Duragesic , but I started getting skin rashes and they just wouldn ... believe my doc is confused on the conversion from my Duragesic to the morphine. I was using the 50 patches and she...


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