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  1. sgibson & Twisten how are you?
    ... force to be reckoned with. When the pharmacy lost my duragesic script, he threw a fit in the pharmacy LOL I'm just...

  2. Shoreline ?
    ... PM doc does not Rx oxy in any form and had me try duragesic (which made me continually nauseas), and recently...
    ... PM doc does not Rx oxy in any form and had me try duragesic (which made me continually nauseas), and recently...

  3. dealing with workers comp
    ... too much pain meds". He said the next step was the duragesic patch. While reading on here I noticed that most ... trapped. I have thought I should just try out the duragesic patch, even if he gives me a low dose , just to see ... without them. Does anyone think I should try the duragesic patch, and if so , what would be a comparible dose...

  4. Shoreline - Any advice for a un happy camper ?
    ... percocet which did help, but no one wants to write for, duragesic at 25mcg which caused much nausea, now the meth which...

  5. 2 Questions for Shoreline
    ... MSContin/oramorph. You have Fentanyl patches called Duragesic which are well suited for less active people that ... difficult to maintain a steady serum level. Fentanyl. " Duragesic patches" Because of these problems, fentanyl, a derivative...

  6. Duragesuc Patches Help Please
    ... OK I was just prescribed the Duragesic 75mcg patch from my doctor and I have to tell you...
    ... other day I was in the Drs office and talked to the Duragesic Rep. I told him about the patch causing me to itch...
    ... really surprised you aren't getting relief with the Duragesic patch. Fentanyl is the strongest opiate. It's the...

  7. Breakthrough Meds?
    ... breakthrough meds are usually used along with the Duragesic Patch. I have only been on it for 2 days now, and...
    ... that could be used for breakthrough pain while on Duragesic . There's vicodin, lorcet, lortab,vicoprophen(basically ... painful situation. Do you mind my asking what strength Duragesic you are on? Just asking because if you are on a higher...
    ... for BT when on the patch for LA. I use the 50mcg Duragesic every 48hrs with 20mg oxy for BT. Dave is also right...

  8. Sooo Tired!!
    ... relief i needed. Now this is my second day with the Duragesic Patch, 25mg dose. I have been experiencing so much...
    ... then you can call Jannsen directly(the maker of Duragesic and tell them they will not stay on, tell them you...

  9. Question for Shore on IM/SC meds
    ... regular oral meds very well. I'm currently using Duragesic 50mcg and Oxycodone Hydrochloride Elixir 20mg every ... 8 hrs. I know I need an increase in my Duragesic . I am seeing a new PM tomorrow, I don't know if he ... swallowing pills. Thats why my first PM put me on Duragesic patch. The patch has worked well for me. I have...
    ... blocks. My surgeon was surprised he had rx'ed my Duragesic patch. Surgeon said my PM must have really liked...

  10. Why Oxycontin would not work
    ... reviewing your records I really think we should try the Duragesic Patch and I will give you Vicodin 7.5 for breakthrough ... and the Vicodin only 2 a day. I am now going on the Duragesic Patch 75mg and the vicodins for breakthrough pain...
    ... Shoreline could tell you the exact conversions. I use the Duragesic 50mcg patch and oxy for BT. Fentanyl is a very powerful...
    ... Troubleq, I just wanted to let you know that the Duragesic is not 75mg, its 75mcg or 7.5mg. Thats how strong...

  11. Charlottesville, Va Pain Docs
    ... was actually quite surprised that he had rx'ed me Duragesic and Oxy for BT. He said that the PM must have really...

  12. People w- pain only topic they talk about? Help!
    ... edications to help her. I at least had some help. I am on Duragesic and Oxy for BT. I'm almost positive if I had not...

  13. Methadone and OxyIR
    ... all kinds of stuff for pain; Oxycontin, MSContin, Duragesic , any and all combinations of hydrocodone w/ tylenol...

  14. Toothache!!
    ... been 2 days ago since i called it in. :-( I had some Duragesic patches left over from my other primary doctor who...

  15. morphine?
    ... constipated. All opiates do this, not just morphine. The Duragesic patch doesn't use morphine, It uses Fentanyl , a synthetic...

  16. Help! I'm new here and just started oxycodone
    ... acting or you may respond better to Fentanyl in the duragesic patch. Methadone may be the best drug for you...

  17. Withdrawal?
    ... Hi Linda, I dc'ed my Duragesic patch after 2 years of constant use. I did this on...

  18. Despair
    ... remember you talking about oxycontin, methadone and duragesic I think... One thing for you and everyone to look...
    ... I was on oxycontin and then was switching to the duragesic patch. I was decreasing one and increasing the other...

  19. Question for Shoreline and Others
    ... better to morphine, some better to Fentanyl in the Duragesic patch and some do better on methadone. Meth actually...
    ... plus has BT meds. He was bedridden even on 4 100ugh Duragesic patches.. Which is pretty healthy. But when they added...

  20. shoreline thank you
    ... not seeing the relief I had hoped for. I am on the Duragesic 50 patches and Oxycodone for breakthrough. Here lately...

  21. hey s gibson are you ok
    ... this week. Hubby had dropped off my script for my Duragesic a couple weeks ago and told the pharmacist to put...
    ... which one he wants to go with. You know, I'm only on Duragesic 50mcg and oxy 20mg for BT. Those aren't very high...
    ... between the level of relief between methadone and duragesic when we get a chance. My patches just are not controlling...
    ... about you going to Cape Cod. (Thank you very much Duragesic !) I went back and checked some posts to find out...
    ... pays are so high. I'm gonna have to come off the duragesic patches because my co pay is 50 bucks on those. I...
    ... just wondering because it is so much cheaper than Duragesic . I was on Duragesic before I started Methadone and...
    ... you have you tried methadone it's way cheaper than duragesic patches and i find i get more relief from it boy the...
    ... know that I have been able to make myself leave the duragesic patches on for the last 12 or so days, and I actually...
    ... process meds like everyone else. He increased my Duragesic Patch from 50 to 75mcg. He kept my liquid oxy dose...

  22. Oxycontin/generic/brand/options??
    ... Thinking About Oramorph As A Breakthrough Sub. What Is Duragesic ? Anywhere Close To Oc? Also Possabilly Oxycodone 30...
    ... the bell curve that most folks find relief in. Duragesic is a Fentanyl patch made by Jansen. Endo is coming...
    ... the bell curve that most folks find relief in. Duragesic is a Fentanyl patch made by Jansen. Endo is coming...
    ... hours. Good luck and let us know what you decide. Duragesic works well for some but if your in a hot sticky environment...
    ... hours. Good luck and let us know what you decide. Duragesic works well for some but if your in a hot sticky environment...
    ... the bell curve that most folks find relief in. Duragesic is a Fentanyl patch made by Jansen. Endo is coming...

  23. Meth question for shoreline
    ... such a unique med. The same thing happens with Duragesic though too.It's easy to switch too but hard to switch ... rather large, 50% at some points, so discontinuing Duragesic or switching can be rough too. It just takes an experienced...

  24. Methadone: to do or not ?
    ... most PM docs don't want to Rx it anyway. I tried the duragesic at 25mcg but it was too strong. So I thought of meth...
    ... no withdrawals at all when I switched over to the duragesic patch. It made me real tired so I quit taking it...
    ... something else i want to mention when i first went on the duragesic patch about a week ago i got all this bad input on...

  25. Farmboy, Re: Methadone withdrawal
    ... I've DC 120 mgs in cold switches to morphine, to Duragesic and back to morphine and still went back to the previous...

  26. How to find the right doctor??
    ... 10 years, prior to that there was no OxyContin and Duragesic was FDA aproved for cancer only. They had MSContin...

  27. Need Advise!!!!!!!!!!!!!please
    ... meth is dosed properly it's very smooth and so is Duragesic . But the ups and downs of OxyContin when it's not...

  28. BT meds
    ... My dr.....who is a great guy.....has me using Duragesic patch (every 48hrs), oxycodone (for BT) and Actiq...

  29. i am at my wits end with my pain management dr
    ... called me back and he's writing me a prescription for a duragesic patch talking to you guys must be good luck thanks...
    ... and told me i could come pick up a prescription for duragesic patches i know where your coming from if i had'nt...
    ... you are dealing with a lot of things. I use the Duragesic Patch so believe me when I say, they do help. Once ... being on narcotics. I am currently back on the 50mcg Duragesic and I know now that I wont be coming off of them....
    ... you are dealing with a lot of things. I use the Duragesic Patch so believe me when I say, they do help. Once ... being on narcotics. I am currently back on the 50mcg Duragesic and I know now that I wont be coming off of them. ... words how long before any sign of relief i used a duragesic once but it was to wean me off 50mgs of methadone...
    ... they are saying is simply not true. I have been on duragesic for years and am only on the 50's. It's not something...
    ... they are saying is simply not true. I have been on duragesic for years and am only on the 50's. It's not something...
    ... I just saw your note about the duragesic patch. Did he explain the whole thing about the patches...
    ... I just saw your note about the duragesic patch. Did he explain the whole thing about the patches...

  30. Duragesic Patch question
    ... be effective. Thanx~~~~Kitt i just started the duragesic patch where do you get covers for them because my...
    ... bandage tape. It can be found at any drug store. Duragesic absorbs through the adhesive backing, so if the patch...
    ... bandage tape. It can be found at any drug store. Duragesic absorbs through the adhesive backing, so if the patch...
    ... [QUOTE=no patience]i just started the duragesic patch where do you get covers for them because my ... coverings can be obtained from Janssen, the makers of Duragesic . They will ask you a list of questions when you call...
    ... much easier to apply the Bioclusive covering to the Duragesic patch and then apply it as one unit to your skin. ... remove the middle section of backing. Place your Duragesic patch (printed surface down) onto the Bioclusive. ... Remove the Duragesic backing and apply the patch and Bioclusive as one...
    ... coverings can be obtained from Janssen, the makers of Duragesic . They will ask you a list of questions when you call...
    ... routine and like a dummy I removed the backing to the Duragesic FIRST and needless to say, it came out a mess and...
    ... routine and like a dummy I removed the backing to the Duragesic FIRST and needless to say, it came out a mess and...

  31. Oxy tolerance question
    ... another med. So that's what I did. I was tried on Duragesic , Avinza (24 hr morphine), Methadone and the morphine...

  32. Slipped Disk C5-6
    ... tolerance to anything. I've also been tried on the Duragesic patch, Avinza (24 hr morphine), Methadone, etc. With...

  33. Thanks from StarfieldJane
    ... don't really know much about mscontin. I use the duragesic patch for LA and Oxycodone Hydrochloride for BT. ...

  34. patch location
    ... difference to the effectiveness or duration of the duragesic patch where on your body you put it?...

  35. withdrawal?
    ... supervision for chronic pain. He is switching me to the duragesic patch. As I was going up on the patch, I was reducing...
    ... such a high conversion rate. Switching away from Duragesic can cause problems because fentanyl is somewhat unique ... But it doesn't make sense to simply increase the duragesic simply to try to reduce the withdrawal if that is...

  36. topomax
    ... I'm now upping my duragesic patch to 100 mg, and the doctor wants to add topomax...

  37. Shore - what can I expect ?
    ... Hey shore - I tried the duragesic patch (25mcg) over the past few days. It completely...
    ... My PM was in Richmond. He pretty much sticks to Duragesic . He doesn't even really believe in bt meds. However ... going to Portsmouth. My surgeon currently has me on Duragesic 50mcg and Oxy Hydrochloride 10mg every 4 hrs. I know ... Richmond that PM is going to want to increase the Duragesic and drop the oxy all together. The strongest thing ... he will rx with the Duragesic is Ultram, and Ultram is very hard on my stomach and...
    ... you won't find yourself in the same position as the duragesic left you in. Meaning they can start pretty low and...

  38. Question about Stadol-Please help Shoreline
    ... Thank you Dave, I guess since I'm still on the Duragesic 50mcg in addition to the oxy, it probably would be...

  39. opiates
    ... find any medication that works. Currently trying the duragesic patch but am only up to two while weaning off oxycontin...
    ... more about the levo dromoran? I currently use the Duragesic 50mcg patch and Oxy Hydrochloride 10mg every 4 hours ... most recent who said if my pain was a 9 on a 50mcg Duragesic and Lortab for breakthrough, then I might as well ... sorry I broke in on your thread like that. I hope the Duragesic works for you. I also take Neurontin for nerve pain...

  40. Oxycontin dosage strength question
    ... Shore - Since you know opiod equivalents, how does duragesic match up to oxycontin/percocet? How much oxy do you ... think a 25mcg duragesic patch would equal? Thanx - ken...

  41. Oxycontin vs MScontin
    ... level and costs less than brand MSContin. There is Duragesic , the actice ingredient is Fentanyl, a generic will ... years from when there was no such thing as OxyC and Duragesic was used solely for cancer. There is Levodromoran...

  42. Can use advice ?
    ... him on his practice. He has prescibed for me the Duragesic patch (25mcg). I am wondering if you know about this...
    ... Hey Ken, 25ugh is the apropriate starting dose for Duragesic . You should get roughly the same or a little beter ... safe for most folks. All docs have their preference. Duragesic has low potential for abuse and docs know it so prefer ... it. Abuse of Duragesic could easily lead to death. I would look into...

  43. Alternative To Drugs For Pain Therapy
    ... Karla, Hi. Did you have on the Duragesic Patch when this happened? How many mcg? If so, that ... overloaded. It was just a thought I had. I as well use Duragesic 50mcg. If the original poster is only on the dilaudid...

  44. Neuropsychiatric Center for Pain Management
    ... the needed amount of meds. I am currently on 50mcg Duragesic every 48hrs and liquid oxy Hydrochloride 20mg every...

  45. terrified of patch
    ... I've been given some 25mg duragesic patches to try, but really no guidance from my unavailable...

  46. Surgery Nightmare
    ... a cancer patient who just for example might be on duragesic 100's and something for breakthrough pain(duragesic...

  47. What in the *** is going on?
    ... out told me if we needed to go higher than my 50mcq duragesic he would consider me as pt not well treated with...

  48. Pain Centers in the US
    ... went to. The doctor told me if my pain was a 9 on Duragesic 50mcg and Lortab for breakthrough, that I might as...

  49. Time released morphine pills
    ... when I had my first 2 surgeries ion 93 and 96 and Duragesic and morphine was only used on cancer patients when...

  50. "Hi" from an old friend:)
    ... out, I was tried on various other meds for a year: duragesic , avinza, morphine, methadone. Then this year I went...

  51. Muscle Relaxer Question - PLEASE Read
    ... any of these Muscle Relaxers.. I am also on 25mg Duragesic , 5mg Oxy IR for BT (3-4 X daily) I was diagnosed...

  52. New Member/Recent Fusion/PMD question
    ... prescribing my pain meds. I came off of the 50mcg Duragesic and went on Oxycodone Hydrocholide Oral Solution 20mg ... After my fusion I was put back on the 50mcg Duragesic in addition to the Oxy 20mg every 4 hours. I also...

  53. Shoreline.... oh shoreline....
    ... have always taken my appetite. I am on a combo of Duragesic and Oxy (liquid). I have a severely altered digestive...

  54. Duragesic 75's
    ... We've been in contact w/ the company that makes Duragesic . Not alot of help... They only acknolledge a problem...

  55. New Here- Wanted to say hello
    ... someone that took part in the clinical trials for Duragesic for non cancer pain. Only 6% of the folks in trial ... receptor. I think we will see more and more peopl on duragesic taking drugs like Dexalone or Nemanda or one of the ... other NMDA blocking agents. I had no luck with duragesic but I have read about a lot of folks experiencing...

  56. Alternatives to Neurontin
    ... seizure drugs seem to help with nerve pain. I still take Duragesic for the back pain I suffer. Good Luck!...

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

  58. lost meds, need answeres??
    ... I'm sorry this happened to you. I'm on Duragesic and I keep mine locked up because of my teenage daughters ... being opiad tolerant will kill themselves with my Duragesic patches. I would file a police report and although...

  59. Help - surgery!
    ... years for pain. The last two years on methadone and duragesic patch. I quit taking my pain meds 3 weeks ago. I...

  60. ms contin and ketoprofen
    ... or something. I was up to 75 iu or whatever of the duragesic patch every two days and didn't even register that...

  61. Shore - ??? on switching to Methadone
    ... pages. I switched from Oxy to meth, did a trial of Duragesic , switched back to meth and a few months later switched ... People experience the same problem switching away from Duragesic , first the steps are too large, 50% decreases at several...
    ... how about the duragesic patch - does it help for breakthrough with that?...

  62. anyone help me here, please
    ... for the heavy duty pain killers like methadone or duragesic patch. My dr gave me imitrix, zomig, axert, vicodin ... there was to try and recomended methadone and latter duragesic patch. The stronger narcotics don't give you a buzz...

  63. don't want to wear out my welcome, but
    ... and referred me back for my pcp to manage. I had the duragesic patch, hated that. I don't see anyone who is on Avinza...
    ... ternatives that you might want to try. If you are sure the Duragesic is not for you, just tell her it felt too powerful...

  64. Hi Shore, old Friend. Questions, Please??
    ... the pain and sent me into a deep, dark depression), Duragesic patch (50 mgs. which did not control the pain) and...

  65. NMDA receptor/Neuro pain relief and Hyperalgesia
    ... starts to wind up. I don't want to panic people on Duragesic but I also think the fact that Fenatnyl binds to the ... the folks that did the initial clinical trials for Duragesic for non malignant pain recieved the full 72 hours...

  66. Rlcowboy, how ya hanging in?
    ... Hope that made since. I mean if I was to go on the duragesic patch then what will I be having to take 5 years from...

  67. Shoreline - Additional Pain med questions
    ... effects. After 4 years on meth, morphine, and trying duragesic and oxyC, Trust me, there is no buzz. OTC Dexalone...
    ... starts to wind up. I don't want to panic people on Duragesic but I also think the fact that Fenatnyl binds to the ... the folks that did the initial clinical trials for Duragesic for non malignant pain recieved the full 72 hours...

  68. morphine vs. methadone
    ... see below). He started me off right away on Duragesic 50, moved up to 75 and ended at 100 plus Actiq 400 ... ..then changed Kadian to Avinza 120 bid and still duragesic 100.....still no pain relief. The only other choice...

  69. changing meds
    ... (luckily the ultram is small) oxycontin and the duragesic patch is out because they both make me really, really...
    ... said my nerve pain is 80% diminished. I'm also on Duragesic but it wasn't touching the nerve pain. The weight...

  70. Weight gain with pain meds??
    ... really experience any when I went on methadone and duragesic patch. However, I quit taking all my pain meds and...

  71. Reporting problem drugs to the FDA
    ... for drug recalls, there was a recent recall on 75ugh duragesic patches, just one specific lot, sorry, don't have...

  72. Question on pain meds
    ... Have you thought about the Duragesic patches? I was on vicadin until I switched to a PM ... to get rid of the short acting meds and go for the Duragesic . We started at 25 mc then went to 50 mc every 3 days ... may not need it if they find the right strength of Duragesic . Its nice not having to worry about pills all day...
    ... Haven't tried duragesic yet. Thought of another option, but thank you for...

  73. help with breakthru meds??
    ... I am currently on duragesic patch 75mcgs. What is the standard for breakthru meds...
    ... When I was on Duragesic I was given Vicodin ES 7.5/750 for times a day. This...
    ... all for my pain. I do have the option to go on the duragesic patches but kinda was hoping not to and maybe just...
    ... of 100mgs, so 30mgs of MSIR would be apropriate. Duragesic is little harder to calculate but can be done, But ... 125mgs BID and 20-30% of 125 mgs of morphine or the duragesic strength would be roughly 30mgs of MSIR, instant release...
    ... dose long acting meds and then move up. But isn't Duragesic like the strongest that there is? Not that I am not...
    ... no tylenol or aspirin in it which there is not in Duragesic or the other long acting methods I mentioned, which ... there are many more I did not list. Yes, fetanyl( duragesic ) is strong, but I used it until I developed a terrible...

  74. hey shoreline
    ... that I was already on, he also offered to put me on duragesic patch but warned me of the cost, he just really seemed...
    ... meds used for CP, are extremely expensive. Not just Duragesic . 40 mgs of Oxy 3 times a day would cost about 400...
    ... pain? What do yall think? I just hate to go on the duragesic patch right now cause I just dont want to have such ... BUT if that wasnt working he wanted me to try the duragesic patch. I was hoping to maybe find something in between...
    ... That is not right. Also, when he switched me from Duragesic 25 to Kadian, he gave me 1 30mg Kadian per day and...

  75. ? About Pain Meds Manufacturers/Side Effects
    ... morphne which works well and they have a generic for Duragesic coming out. Here are some links to the Endo press...


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