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  1. fentanyl patch
    ... long term fentanyl patch user. Are you using the duragesic brand or the generic? The medication forms a...
    ... long term fentanyl patch user. Are you using the duragesic brand or the generic? For that reason, I overlap...

  2. how can I get off Duragesic
    ... Sufferingbad, Why do you want to get off of the Duragesic ? The fentanyl patch has saved my life in many ways ... . Duragesic is one of the strongest meds available, so be careful...
    ... with me for I never done this before. I’m on Duragesic 100mg (every 48 hrs) for about 7 to 8 years because ... times oxci---, darvocet, tyl#3 etc. I tried to get of Duragesic and was down to 25mg with in 2 months but the 25mg...
    ... loopy or is it that you prefer another type of med. Duragesic patches are great for round the clock relief, you...
    ... with me for I never done this before. I’m on Duragesic 100mg (every 48 hrs) for about 7 to 8 years because ... times oxci---, darvocet, tyl#3 etc. I tried to get of Duragesic and was down to 25mg with in 2 months but the 25mg...
    ... confusion. When I made that statement I was on 25mg of Duragesic and left the last one on for 5 days. I took other ... to improvise because the thought that I will be on Duragesic the rest of my life did scared me a little (I have...
    ... Hi, After my episode from the withdrawal of Duragesic I have been very concerned about what would happen...
    ... comfortable until he made the choice to put me on Duragesic . The patch worked and I never gave it any worry until...
    ... have a question for you if I may. After you came of Duragesic and decided to take pills which one did you like best ... ? Duragesic every 2-3 Days verses taking pills 3 to 4 times a ... day it seem to me that Duragesic is the best because just about all Rx for pain are...
    ... [QUOTE=Sufferingbad;3366551]I tried to get of Duragesic and was down to 25mg with in 2 months but the 25mg...
    ... today not much has changed, I’m still on 50mg of Duragesic (48hrs) it just about does the job. It is not like...
    ... there with the guilty feelings. And when I was using Duragesic and Actiq I did feel badly about the cost and the...
    ... heartless. Actually I’m on Fentanyl Generic for Duragesic and it cost a little less. I started the Duragesic...

  3. duragesic patch falling off
    ... you? I thought you had to contact the maker of the Duragesic patch. I could not do that since I am on the Sandoz...
    ... much time or $$$. I called the company who makes the Duragesic brand patches and also makes the Sandoz generic brand ... company - Jansen). Unless you are using the BRAND name Duragesic patches, Jansen will not send you the occlusive overlays...
    ... so many unused Tegaderm patches from my use of the Duragesic going to no use at all. And I spent so much for them...
    ... bioclusive patch covers for a couple of years with my duragesic meds. I have an order in now that has not come and...
    ... complimentary dressings to patients who are using the DURAGESIC * (fentanyl transdermal system) CII patch. They are ... So it is true that you must use the BRAND NAME DURAGESIC PATCH in order to qualify for the FREE BIOCLUSIVE...
    ... you? I thought you had to contact the maker of the Duragesic patch. I could not do that since I am on the Sandoz...
    ... Yes, they do require that the name brand ( Duragesic ) is used. When we order new overlays we have to send...

  4. Finally, some relief in sight!
    ... My experience has been different - I was on the Duragesic Patch 100 mgh changed every 2 days AND dilaudid 8mg ... NEVER had any withdrawal symptoms!! Now I know that Duragesic and Ultram are two different drugs, but I'm still...

  5. Morphine Question ??
    ... Opana), hydrocodone (Vicodin), methadone, fentanyl ( Duragesic patch, Actiq, Fentora), etc. Buprenorphine and Stadol...
    ... someone over into withdrawal. And I too have taken Duragesic with tramadol with no problems. Tramadol is weakly...

  6. Kidney stones, medication
    ... a break-through medication in combination with the Duragesic (fentanyl) patch, plus the two generic 'brands'--one...

  7. Has anyone noticed a difference between the generic oxycontin and the brand version?
    ... mechanism for skin absorbtion based on silica. While Duragesic - by Jaansen - the main brand delivers by osmotic...

  8. Controlling pain AND anxiety
    ... Percocet had a few to much $$ for the real thing! Duragesic is this Hydromophone? Tylenol its been a long time...

  9. Too Much??
    ... I was on this dose of oxycodone while also on the Duragesic patch 100 mgh dose! I stopped the patch a couple...

  10. 19 year old with chronic back pain, advice greatly appreciated
    ... would be great. Aside from that, how strong is the Duragesic patch? I feel like my doctor may be a little hesitant...

  11. Reducing meds
    ... suffer! She's also getting her regular meds, too ( Duragesic and Actiq, at the time...now, Oxycontin & Actiq)"...

  12. Fentanyl affect any neurotransmitters
    ... you should be able to make the switch from Ultram to Duragesic with out a problem, especially since you have most...
    ... discontinuing Ultram. It seems your gaging your dose of duragesic based on whether or not you need the weakest oossible ... wrong, someone nees to point it out. The right dose of duragesic isn't one that requires no BT meds. That's just my...

  13. Need Advice On Pain Med Change
    ... brand and would stick with either the Brand Name DURAGESIC or SANDOZ (generic). I believe that getting on the...

  14. I cannot win. I give up.
    ... Yeah.. The duragesic patch has worked wonders for me.. find a new doc....

  15. Topamax question
    ... Sciatic Nerve. PM already has me on (Name brand) Duragesic 50, Oxycodone 10/325, I have my regular meds and then...
    ... SIZE][/FONT] PM already has me on (Name brand) Duragesic 50, Oxycodone 10/325, I have my regular meds and then ... FONT="Comic Sans MS"][SIZE="3"][COLOR="DarkGreen"]Is Duragesic 50 a pain patch? Your PM is correct when he says...
    ... high. But she could of at least used a local!!! Duragesic 50 is a Fentanyl patch, but it is the name brand....

  16. Whats the next step up for OxyContin?
    ... means a lot to me. First of all, Ann, I was on Duragesic 100mcg every 2 days for quite some time. My PCP wanted...

  17. very nervous about changing meds--need advice
    ... stayed around 120 mg. per day until I switched to the Duragesic Patch. I hope you will give it a chance - all the...

  18. Hey CrazyGamer
    ... working as well, you could change to something like Duragesic Patches for a few months. Once that (vacation) is...
    ... hopefiully this will help you some. I was Rx'd Duragesic 100mcg every 48hrs. Over the summer (i live in Florida...
    ... times I started out on hydrocodone and progressed to Duragesic and then methadone. For the vacation I spent several...

  19. Tolerance to current med Cant take the pain anymore!!!!!
    ... had been on Oxycontin (480 mg a day) and Fentanyl Duragesic Patch (100 mcg/hour), so when I went on the Methadone ... try that, there are several Morphine choices, or the Duragesic patches. Good luck and keep us updated on how you...

  20. Advice needed please read, desperate for help.
    ... 3 X a day with a BT med, either that or the 75 mcg duragesic with the BT med. my prob is my pain is not being controlled...

  21. Patch Issue
    ... But, I had to briefly go back to the brand name Duragesic . My pharmacist then ordered the Sandoz and realized ... that the brand name Duragesic and the Sandoz have the SAME laboratory address. ...

  22. Need advice on fentanyl withdrawal--HELP!
    ... with my 81 year old mother who has been on fentanyl duragesic patches for 8 years for what appears to be psychosomatic...

  23. Dilaudid/oxycodone replacement ideas
    ... for breakthrough when my doctor switched me to the Duragesic patches, with the same BT meds. That was several...
    ... about other meds to replace the dilaudid. Well, the Duragesic Patch mentioned by Director is also a "Big Gun". Anything...

  24. Help! Need a little med advice Please
    ... of it for almost 2 years) while switching to the Duragesic Patch on the same day. Stopped the methadone in the...
    ... of it for almost 2 years) while switching to the Duragesic Patch on the same day. Stopped the methadone in the...

  25. fentanyl withdrawal
    ... plan on treating it when you have discontinued the Duragesic ? I was on the patch (100 mcg/h) and changing it every ... recommend is having your doc do a quick taper off the Duragesic while placing you on something else like oxycodone...
    ... e.g. 5:1, 10:1, whatever is right). I went from Duragesic patches to Methadone and it went very well. I was...

  26. feeling nervous about new med
    ... stopped taking it one morning and switched to the Duragesic patch along with the oxycodone. There was no physical...

  27. how much tylenol is too much?
    ... through a number of increases in the hydro, such as duragesic , methadone, etc. This allows me to return to the ... hydro at much lower doses. As I said, the duragesic and methadone presented problems/side effects, so...

  28. "actavis" newest fentanyl system ???
    ... I have been on the 100Mcg duragesic several years and see my dr on Monday for checkup...

  29. med change
    ... meds have ranged from Vicodin, to Buprenorphine, to Duragesic patches, to Methadone, to Oxycontin to MS Contin. ... My dose of Duragesic was very high (275mcg/hour). When I went from there...

  30. Just Started Fetanyl Patch.....Any difference between brands?
    ... because it is nearly identical in every way to the Duragesic brand. Hope that helps. Brian...
    ... conversions from Janssen, the company that makes the Duragesic Patch. I disagree that you can convert your oral...

  31. WE need a patient ADVOCATE do you agree ?
    ... obstruction a few years ago. At the time I was using the Duragesic patches and the fentanyl lollipops for BT pain. They...
    ... problems I would have gone through. Normally, I use the Duragesic (Sandoz generic) Patch 75 mcg that I change every...

  32. lateral med move. Im opiate resistant
    ... my doc and I decided that we would switch to the Duragesic Patch. I went on the 100's straight away and I've ... my actions will be tomorrow. I want to get off the Duragesic patch altogether and substitute it with oxycontin...

  33. Update On New Doc Visit From Lee
    ... the old posts, you will find a ton of information on Duragesic . I have been on this med for several years now. ...

  34. Generic OC - Which Manufacturer?
    ... the same thing, I wanted to tell her to open up a Duragesic and open up a Mylon and tell me how they could possibly...
    ... Teva sucked! I went off the Teva and went back to Duragesic (generic Sandoz...worked just as well as brand). ...
    ... the same thing, I wanted to tell her to open up a Duragesic and open up a Mylon and tell me how they could possibly...
    ... Watson fentanyl patches? They look almost the same as duragesic , just a tad longer....please let me know if anyone ... thinks they're as effective as duragesic or sandoz.:)...
    ... Watson fentanyl patches? They look almost the same as duragesic , just a tad longer....please let me know if anyone ... thinks they're as effective as duragesic or sandoz.:) Yes, I am using the Watson now--I...

  35. ? for anyone with a pain pump
    ... 8 years, including AVINZA, MSIR, now the Fentanyl duragesic patch and roxicodone. I also have MS, which is causing...

  36. Thinking of changing BT meds....suggestions?
    ... that well after a short period of time. I wear the Duragesic Patch (Sandoz generic version) and use Actiq and Dilaudid...
    ... that well after a short period of time. I wear the Duragesic Patch (Sandoz generic version) and use Actiq and Dilaudid...
    ... Again, aside from fentanyl-based medications (like Duragesic or particularly short-acting Actiq), Dilaudid (hydromorphon...

  37. Rotating between an opiates and tramadol
    ... again. When I went through my first month on generic Duragesic (Mylan), I went through withdrawal. The following...

  38. New here, questions
    ... for and now I can live relatively pain free with the duragesic patch and some percocet when needed. Ana, you are...

  39. Avinza to Fentanyl without success
    ... 2/x day and MSIR 30 mg 3/x day to 75 mg. fentanyl Duragesic patch + roxicodone 15mg 3/x day, and I am not seeing...

  40. Update after doctor's appt
    ... several different CVS pharmacies and one had the brand Duragesic . I really didn't want to pay the extra. I went to...

  41. Pain Pump Patients on Medicare!
    ... that dropped my pain from an 8-9/10 to a 4 was the Duragesic patches, and Roxicodone 30 mgs. At first I had great...

  42. more questions Roxicodone 30mg or dilaudid (hydromorphone)
    ... I am on the Duragesic Patch 100 with oxycodone 30mg for breakthrough pain...

  43. suboxone
    ... get a script for vicodin , oxycodone , oxycontin & duragesic easily. why is such a less abusable drug so hard to...

  44. Managing pain with patches
    ... Hi Linda--Are you talking about the Duragesic Patches? I think you may be--They last for 3 days...
    ... problems or a history of addiction. I think the patch ( Duragesic ) can also work well in this situation. I have an ... needed something for pain. Her doctor prescribed the Duragesic patch. She goes to the pharmacy every other day and...
    ... From what I gather the patch ( duragesic ) is supposed to last for 3 days but alot of ppl here...
    ... throughout my body. Furthermore, I have used the Duragesic patch (the Sandoz generic, not--by any means--the ... contains the same active ingredient (fentanyl) as Duragesic . This is a "lozenge" (translated as "lollipop") used ... however. These meds can be very expensive. Both the Duragesic and Actiq are available generically! Fentanyl is...
    ... throughout my body. Furthermore, I have used the Duragesic patch (the Sandoz generic, not--by any means--the ... contains the same active ingredient (fentanyl) as Duragesic . This is a "lozenge" (translated as "lollipop") used ... however. These meds can be very expensive. Both the Duragesic and Actiq are available generically! Fentanyl is...
    ... generic (which is made by the same lab address as the Duragesic Brand Name). I am still thankful--to this day--concerning...

  45. Just looking for some support
    ... is your long term prognosis? I currently am on the duragesic patch 100Mcg changed every 3 days with percocet for...

  46. Another pharmacy question
    ... Im on W/C.. I also use the duragesic patch.. well now they are going to pay for it.. But...

  47. Bioclusive dressings
    ... I am on Sandoz brand duragesic patches. I have tried calling the company to get...
    ... What size Duragesic /Fentanyl patches are you using? The solution depends ... different solution. I am lucky because I get the Duragesic brand 100 mcg patch and the company sent me 3 boxes...

  48. Very "Opioid Tolerant" person needs help
    ... I would suggest that you ask your doc about the Duragesic Patch--I have been on the 100Mcg patch for several...
    ... spending staring off into space. I'm currently on the Duragesic patch 100 with oxycodone 30mg for breakthrough. I...
    ... spending staring off into space. I'm currently on the Duragesic patch 100 with oxycodone 30mg for breakthrough. I...

  49. Tired of taking pills
    ... carry them with me etc. etc.--Then doc put me on the Duragesic Patch--Put it on and lasts for 3 days (well, at least...
    ... out there that you can discuss with your doctor. Duragesic patches have already been mentioned. Other options...

  50. I need some advice.
    ... said lets consolidate your pain meds and put me on a duragesic patch. let me tell you NIGHT and DAY difference. ... Now I take duragesic changed every 48hrs lortab 10/325 X30 90 klonopin ... for a follow up and she had a cow about this. Said duragesic is horribly addicting and gave me a sob story of a ... month I go and usually just pick up my Rx's for my Duragesic . so far they both have been in consultation so they...
    ... The patch is a fentanyl patch (brand name duragesic ). It can be addictive just like any of the narcotic...

  51. fenatyl
    ... weeks is very short amount of time--especially for the duragesic patch--unless of course, you are just changing meds...

  52. generic Roxicodone
    ... worth. During the entire time, they kept me on the Duragesic 100Mcg patch, because I had been on it for several...

  53. Stomach pains...could this be withdrawal?
    ... about opoids I am prescriped. I have been on the Duragesic Patch for about 8 months. For breakthrough pain I...

  54. Might as well flush the pills......they go there anyway!!
    ... says--Concerning the PM doctor, I would ask for the Duragesic Patch until they figure out what is happening and...

  55. Need help with conversion: Duragesic to Oxycontin
    ... sweating away from my skin. Anyway, I was on 100mcg Duragesic every 48hrs and was switched to 40mg of OxyContin...

  56. Finally I have a Pain Management Contract!!
    ... as oxycontin, mscontin, avinza, kadian, methadone, duragesic patch etc. You may need something such as a roxicodone ... MSContin, Avinza and Kadian are all forms of morphine. Duragesic is fentanyl. they are all long acting meds. Typically...

  57. Patch Issue (Once again)
    ... only good for 48 hours at a minimum. When I was on Duragesic I switched every 48 hours but the patches did last...

  58. Ultram and other Opiods
    ... prescribed the tramadol 50 mg. q2 every 8 hrs. I also take Duragesic 100 q48 h and oxycontin 80 mg. q1every 8 h. I was...
    ... Ultram which I am slowly going off of. I started the duragesic patch 25mcg two weeks ago. I was taking 400mg of Ultram ... and drowsy. Of course this is the first time on the Duragesic patch so it could be just the effect of that. I won...

  59. Med question..
    ... she RX'd me a 10 day supply of 25mcg of mylan type ( duragesic ) pain patch every 2 days and 3 lortabs 10/325 for...
    ... better generic. This month I got the real brand name Duragesic patches after I found out I didn't have to pay even...
    ... I used both the Mylan and Duragesic patches. I first got the Mylan. The Mylan would ... He re-wrote the script and told me to get the Duragesic only. It was night and day. They stick, they work...

  60. Hi Everyone. Got a Question for all exoerienced PM'ers
    ... easier to taper with a longer-acting med (like the Duragesic patch, or sustained-relief morphine, ex. Kadian, MS...

  61. Anyone ever gone to ER when Pain gets BEYOND CONTROLLABLE?
    ... laughed at how paranoid this new guy was and put me on Duragesic Patches (50). I told him If I ever had to go to...

  62. NORSPAN patches! Please help me!
    ... is Veiw is that they supply and subsidise Norspan, Duragesic and temgesic for chronic pain so there is no need...

  63. Methadone For Pain Relief
    ... pain meds I've been prescribed (including OxyContin, Duragesic patches, MS Contin, and short acting Morphine and...
    ... ve been on several, including Oxycontin, Fentanyl ( Duragesic ) and several SA meds. There are some problems or...
    ... was taking 120 mg. per day. He switched me to the Duragesic Patch 100. I was not titrated down from the methadone ... methadone and continued to have it when I started the Duragesic . I never went into methadone withdrawal at all. ... It must have been controlled by the duragesic and the oxy. I still find it amazing that I was just...

  64. Need help asap
    ... years in PM before Oxycontin was even inveted and when Duragesic wasonly used for terminaly ill patients. If we do ... sense about adding the MSC to a just lowered dose of Duragesic .The drop from 50ugh to 120 mgs of morphine a day will...

  65. At wits end
    ... I was taking them constantly--finally we tried the duragesic patch--started on the 25Mcg then 50, then 75 and finally...

  66. Hi All! Had Unscedualed Surgery Last Thursday, In A Lot Of Pain, Read This,scary....
    ... new drugs to see what works. The last thing was the duragesic patch and was a day and a half into the 25 mcg when...

  67. Questions about Duragesic patches...
    ... give sufficient pain relief. I am wondering about the Duragesic patch and the effects of it. Does it give a steady...
    ... Stopping Oxycontin and being put on Fentanyl ( Duragesic ) patches was the BEST decision my doctor and I ever ... and scared me to death feeling that way. Fentanyl/ Duragesic patches are a MIRACLE for me, at least!:)...

  68. What next step to take
    ... something like Oxycontin or MSContin or probably even the Duragesic patch. I was in a boatload of pain due to several...

  69. SA vs LA meds
    ... I am currently on the Duragesic Patch (100Mcg)--and it is a great pain reliever--I...

  70. Question about the release of Oxycontin?
    ... depressant quality for me. One med I have not tried is Duragesic . I'm not sure if my doctor will prescribe it. I ... theory that I have never seen any proof at all. The Duragesic patch has very high bio-availability, and so does...

  71. Duragesic patch question
    ... I use the 100Mcg Duragesic patch--Did not seem to work for the first week or...
    ... I have been using a Duragesic Fentynl 25mcg patch for about 6 months after my fusion...

  72. Successful Treatment?
    ... stay at a motel or something--Good Find--I use the duragesic patches (only the Sandoz or name brand) and oxycodone...

  73. Need Morphine info, SHORE?
    ... i actually went from lorcet, to duragesic , them to ms contin 30mg 2x a day. The first time ... wouldnt help. I dont know if that was because teh duragesic was still in my system also, or because it was my ... any significant pain relief. Works better than the duragesic for sure, but still The lorcet works better, just...

  74. 200 mcg Duragesic from 180mg oxy 2xday
    ... from oxycontin [160 mgs x 2 times per day] back to Duragesic 200 mcg patch ea 48 hrs. About every 10 months to...

  75. Just Started The 12 Mg.s Of Fentanyl Patch,not Impressed...ozzy You There?
    ... nexcare bandaids are the best anyway. I called the duragesic company and told them the doctor gave me the tagaderm ... over them. She said not to use it as they they the duragesic company think it might interfere with the medication...
    ... [SIZE="2"]Thanking you for writing. What the duragesic company is saying, which I called them yesterday, ... tagaderm tape might interfere with the medication of the duragesic patch. The duragesic company recommneds the bioclusive...


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