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  1. lots of pain please help
    ... I told the dr about this, and he wrote me a RX for Duragesic 50mcg Patches. I have noticed NO RELIEF what so ever...
    ... I told the dr about this, and he wrote me a RX for Duragesic 50mcg Patches. I have noticed NO RELIEF what so ever...
    ... well I have the Duragesic patches 50mcg, about lik 5-7 left, and like 60 tabs...

  2. Major med change, did I do the right thing?
    ... amazing. The only thing I haven't tried is the patch ( Duragesic ). Well, I haven't tried the pump either. You mentioned...

  3. Losing my patience and getting a temper, short fused on meds?
    ... to get irritated so very easy. I am currently on Duragesic 50 mcg every two days and percocet 10/325 for break ... think for break through, but I actually need to up the duragesic . I have been putting it off as to not top out to...
    ... change my main pain med. I am thinking about either Duragesic or methadone. I was hoping they would work better ... very long acting). Anyway, I see you, Lex, are on Duragesic and have the same problem so maybe that is not the...
    ... Lex, How do you feel about the Duragesic ? Does it seem to NOT affect your moods in the same...
    ... antagonist properties as well. he has told me that duragesic is basically out, I am not sure why. We have tried...
    ... methadone. I am going to ask my doctor about methadone or Duragesic . I am wary about asking for meds "by name" but I ... something! Also I like the idea of methadone and Duragesic being "longer-acting" so I would not need to take...

  4. Can you request a certain generic?
    ... d probably be in violation because I can't get my Duragesic Patch (generic) from Sandoz at the same pharmacy where...

  5. Morphine Anyone?
    ... wearing off in like 2 hours. He then put me on a 50mcg Duragesic Patch. i dont know for everyone else, im sure they...

  6. Information and advice needed for Implanted Pain Pumps.
    ... for almost 10 years and currently I'm using the 100 Duragesic Patch (changing it every 48 hours) and 30 mg. of oxycodone...
    ... tried an LA pain med like Oxycontin, LA morphine, Duragesic patches, Opana or methadone? Any long acting pain...

  7. generic vs name brand meds
    ... the name brand (example's are Sandoz generic brand Duragesic patch and the Endo generic brand of Percocet--these...

  8. Idea for irriated/blisterd skin from Patches
    ... I've been wearing the Duragesic Patches for about 4 months now and I too am developing...

  9. Some advice for a NewB!
    ... various types of painkillers--I have ended up on the Duragesic patch (100Mcg) and the oxycodone IR for breakthrough...
    ... -I know he will also write a scrip for 30 -100Mcg Duragesic patches--90 day supply--I have not worked since 1999...
    ... supply (Both knew about the other prescriptions--ie. Duragesic Patch and percocet)--Now that is a total of 3 doctors...

  10. Family back at it with my pain meds for my back
    ... i was crazy, but it was not my fault. Now I am on duragesic and norco for b/t pain, i try so hard just to take...

  11. Took Two Opana Er Today, So Far Not Impressed.......
    ... pain to a 6, wereas other meds I've taken (even the Duragesic ) keep the pain down around a 4ish. I really wish ... the Duragesic would have worked out!! My only advice is this ... patient and allow my body time to adjust. (I gave the Duragesic 2 months) I also am having major vision issues after...

  12. Still NO call from PM about the Opana mix-up
    ... but this has been a rough two months between the Duragesic fiasco, and now this. Not being able to speak directly...

  13. We are trying Opana ER...
    ... one. I saw my PM doctor Monday, and being as the Duragesic patch was not a fit, he wants me to try Opana ER. ... out because I can't function like this. I gave the Duragesic 2 months, but this stuff is hitting me even harder...

  14. OK guys, the patch isn't a "fit"...help??
    ... positive stories about the help many of you get from Duragesic , and the "freedom" it gives from being tied to a schedule ... really wanting the extremely high powered meds like the Duragesic is, but I don't want to have to depend on breakthrough ... covered with the LA meds. I know I was on a low dose of Duragesic , but considering I was only on Norco prior to that...
    ... ppointment, he talked about the Oxycontin, MScontin and the Duragesic . At that time, he felt the patch should be our first...

  15. Just started Methadone, Any info would be appriciated....
    ... constipation! I chose to switch from methadone to the Duragesic patch because I found that I wasn't interacting with...
    ... so and was able to start back on a low dose of the Duragesic patch. I really think because of the long half life...

  16. HELP! Conv. from patch to oxy
    ... I have a serious conversion problem. I was on Duragesic Patch 100mcg every 2 days. Well, here in Florida with ... on 40mg OxyContin x 3 per day and switched to 50mcg Duragesic with NO problems. I was on double the Duragesic 100mcg...
    ... brand or the generic and if the overlays -- the ones Duragesic 's manufacturer provides for free -- would be helpful ... Oxycontin works for pain-control in comparison to the Duragesic . -Wren...
    ... I DO know that 20mg of Oxy is way less than 100mcg Duragesic !! That really wasn't the best thing to do to you...
    ... through that. I was switched from the Fentanyl ( Duragesic ) patch to Opana ER 4 days ago & have had VERY similar...

  17. Getting Clean even with chronic nerve pain!
    ... me to go down on my pain medicines. I am only on duragesic 75 but medically there's no real reason to be on that ... that will be the end of me. I do not like the way duragesic works, the insomnia and fatique are not worth it but...
    ... Anyway, I don't understand how my body can tolerate 75 duragesic but with topomax, lyrica, neurontin and trileptal...
    ... as often people can identify.I've never been on 75 duragesic , but most of the other things you mention, I can take...

  18. compression fractures and pain meds...
    ... your mom. I am currently using the fentanyl patch ( Duragesic ) with oxycodone 30 mg. for breakthrough pain. This...

  19. HELP! Running Low on Duragesic Patches
    ... overlay that you can get if you are using the Brand Name Duragesic patches. The company (Sandoz I believe) will send...
    ... fall off. I was on the Sandoz brand and the generic Duragesic . The sandoz you can't really tell if they have been ... the 48 to 72 hours because there is no gel but the Duragesic you can see the unused medication in the patch. I...
    ... breakthrough meds, thank goodness. I may switch back to Duragesic when the weather gets cooler here in Florida. If I...

  20. Oxycodone does not work. whats next?
    ... I would try the Fentynol Patch ( AKA Duragesic Patch) Some people swear by it I have never tried...

  21. Anyone have anxiety from Fentanyl patch?
    ... Hi SD16, You asked about peaks and valleys with Duragesic . It is one of the only things I HAVEN'T tried...but ... a difference. There is, of course, the brand name Duragesic . Then there are 2 generics...Sandoz and Mylan. The ... personal preference. Some report success with the Duragesic /Sandoz and others with the Mylan. Check out the...

  22. Problems with Pharmacy not stocking OC
    ... I plan to ask my doctor about methadone or the Duragesic patches instead of Oxycontin. Does anyone have advice...
    ... Wren...I have been on both Duragesic patches and currently I'm on Methadone. You didn...

  23. Hypafix tape
    ... supply companies, I have finally found the overlay that Duragesic sends its patients when they order the "brand" name...
    ... found the coverlet bandages were perfect..now with the duragesic , well they are much bigger and much different and ... creativity...i am having a prob finding a place for the duragesic ,here in tx it is soooo hot and extremely humid and...

  24. Nerve damaged caused by back fusion
    ... put in perm)anyway back to my point..i am now on the duragesic patch (with breakthroug) but the patch DOES help my ... for me...I know these have helped many though. The duragesic patch has given me a part of my life back...I have...

  25. Difference in nite and day w/patch
    ... Sandoz brand and have gotten the same relief as the duragesic ! They are mor affordable than the duragesic and work...
    ... for folks who are on the Sandoz generic, only their Duragesic brand-name patch even though it's the same company...
    ... everyone for your replies i did order the overlays by duragesic , or J&J, they were free since they are the name brand...

  26. Looking for a replacement for the patch
    ... Hi........ I was on 150mcg Duragesic for about 3 yrs up until late last year. I had surgery ... of the other one at this time. The 50mcg dosage of Duragesic was replaced for me with 90mg Avinza. It was pretty...
    ... recently gone from 120 mg. of methadone a day to the 100 Duragesic Patch changed every 48 hours with oxycodone for breakthroug...
    ... you can take to replace the patch, I started out on duragesic patches and when that doctor left the VA clinic I...

  27. long term meds vs short term meds
    ... I've tried OxyContin, MS Contin, Duragesic patches, Methadone and short acting hydrocodone, oxycodone...
    ... will know soon enough because my PM prescribed the Duragesic patch. Have to wait until Monday though because my...

  28. What would you do?
    ... lawsuit, when I was trying to find an alternative to duragesic , and that was the first I heard of it. The pharmacy...

  29. Patch Users~what Do You Use For Breakthru Pain?
    ... Hi Izzy'sMom..... I had been using the Duragesic Patch (up to 150mcg) prior to my surgery and was using...
    ... So...I understand the concept of adding Actiq to Duragesic (adding fentanyl to fentanyl). ***You can't slip ... someone else who knows)! So, adding the Dilaudid to the Duragesic (hydromorphone to fentanyl) may add overall strength...

  30. Can you help me please?
    ... with medication therapies. They include Ibprophe, Duragesic Patch (25) and Percocet 10/325. I was to take up...
    ... of usin a long acting continous release opiate like Duragesic if you stillhve to ride the 4 hur rollercoaster? Most...

  31. Insurance wrote letter, now doctor wont write scripts
    ... ridiculous. I am now past due for refill on my Duragesic and going through withdrawals because of this crap...

  32. Should I worry?
    ... any and all for long term pain care is Fentynal. The Duragesic Patch is the best I've ever used, although the problem...
    ... Bad_speller, why is the Duragesic patch the best you've used? I have tried lots of...
    ... past 1 1/2 I've gained 60 pounds!!! Now I'm on the Duragesic Patch 100, with Oxycodone 30mg. for breakthrough....

  33. Now I have a ?? about conversions..Sorry!
    ... Norco 7.5/325 mgs (two tablets per dose) compared to Duragesic 12 mg patch? My doctor wants me to try the Duragesic...

  34. Back from the PM Doctor...
    ... for a 2 week supply, and also wants me to start the Duragesic patch. I was TOTALLY wrong about them thinking Opioid ... inistering the medication and keeping it "steady", thus the Duragesic . He did say that yes, hyperalgesia is real because ... over an hour. I told him I am willing to try the Duragesic even though I feel it may be too strong. I say this ... agreed to start me at a low dose. We are doing the Duragesic 12 mg. If the Duragesic is a good fit, we can discontinu ... so this is why the 2 week supply of Norco. If the Duragesic is not a good mix, we go to whatever his plan "B"...
    ... You may remember that I just recently started the Duragesic Patch, although at the 100 mcg level. Of course, ... the methadone. There is a bit of a "buzz" with the Duragesic that my body needs to get used to. I'm told that...
    ... post that my doctors will not put me back up on the duragesic . they said with lowering by just 12 should do nothing...

  35. nerve ablation
    ... medicine known to man I think. I had been on the duragesic patch for almost a year when I had the ablation done...

  36. Pain Meds After Surgery, when Opiate Tolerant?
    ... additional medication after the surgery. I was on the Duragesic patch, 100 mcg, every 48 hours. He understood and...

  37. Duragesic/Methadone Question
    ... for almost 2 years before the doc switched me to the Duragesic Patch (100) last month. I know that duragesic (fentanyl ... antagonist. If I were to take a methadone dose while on Duragesic , (not that i'm going to..I promise!!) would the methadone...
    ... prevent you from going into withdrawls and you will have duragesic on top of that. The opiod antagonist keeps the user...
    ... for almost 2 years before the doc switched me to the Duragesic Patch (100) last month. I know that duragesic (fentanyl ... antagonist. If I were to take a methadone dose while on Duragesic , (not that i'm going to..I promise!!) would the methadone...
    ... because of a tremendous migraine headache. I was on the Duragesic Patch and under the care of a Pain Management doctor ... some of the relief I was already receiving from the Duragesic . Well...When I said this to the ER doctor, he became...

  38. new to thread, scared
    ... meds for the past three years, right now I'm on the duragesic pathc. My pm doctore says that I have never been...
    ... oxycontin 40-120, comunox, tylenol #3, norco, now duragesic , I don't know what do you guys think, my pain has...
    ... oxycodone for almost 3 years and then switched to the duragesic patch, the patch helped with the pain, but I was so...

  39. BIGGEST Dilemma ever, is this WRONG???!!! Please help!
    ... med known to man, and the only thing that worked is duragesic , or oxycontin for my bad spells, which is about 90 ... went back on the oxycontin, he then changed me to duragesic (generic of course), and then back to oxycontin, however...

  40. Isues w/product info for blister patch
    ... repesents the experience of users. I used the duragesic patch for a few months when I was first on the pain...

  41. Big Changes
    ... just took me off the methadone and switched me to the Duragesic patch. I just wasn't willing to go any higher on...

  42. Another Pharmacist Gustapo
    ... repeat customer presents another prescription for their Duragesic Patches or other narcotics. I know that I've gone...

  43. House's Pain
    ... liver. They should have him switch over to Lyrica and Duragesic in an episode, that would be great! I'm sure the writers...

  44. Starting Suboxone for pain Mngment!
    ... always" be in pain if I remained on the PM regimen ( Duragesic , Actiq, Dilaudid). I had not been able to reasonably...

  45. Yet another generic oxycontin question
    ... that was the second drug change...first he put me on duragesic 25mcg. If he's going to freak out every time I...

  46. How to cope with painmeds and sleepiness
    ... 30 it is not something i can afford, i just started duragesic and it is a much better la med, but i am sooo tired ... lose my insurance too and that stinks because the duragesic works wonderful, finally after years, and i wont be...

  47. 20 hours on Duragesic Patch-Update
    ... manufactured by the same, excact lab that makes the Duragesic Brand Name!!! (IZZY'SMOM and I wholeheartedly agree ... what the rest of the world looked like. Both the Duragesic Brand and the Sandoz generic are the same in sizes ... difference is that the Sandoz generic doesn't say " Duragesic " on it. They both have the fentanyl in the form of...
    ... clinical sense) for my Sandoz preference (or Brand Name Duragesic since they are made by the same laboratory)! Continuing ... SUPPORT ONE TYPE OF GENERIC AND NOT THE OTHER? The Duragesic Brand and the Sandoz generic are both made by the...

  48. Has anyone tried Opana?
    ... back to Oxycontin if it doesn't work out. The patch ( Duragesic ) is another idea...that is one of the only pain meds...

  49. Need advice please respond urgent!!!
    ... put me on a longer acting med. so he prescribed me duragesic 75 MCG patches, i was on them years ago, when i was...
    ... WILL HELP. There are 2, yes, 2 forms of generic Duragesic patches. I had the misfortune of using the Mylan ... generic is made by the same lab as the Brand Name Duragesic . In fact, it looks the same. The only difference ... is that it does not have the word " Duragesic " on it! I'M SERIOUS--Find out if you can now get ... was made by the same people who made the Brand Name Duragesic . Check into this as soon as possible, and LET US...

  50. Teva OC
    ... Roxan or Endo? Anyway, now that I'll be getting the Duragesic patch at one drugstore (they carry the Sandos brand...
    ... Mylan form of the fentanyl patch (or the brand name Duragesic ), they order the Sandoz type for me. As well, they...

  51. Back from Appt.w/new Pain Doc
    ... to take me off the methadone and switch me to the Duragesic patch 100 mhl? to be changed every 2 days. In addition...
    ... has made the transition from methadone to fentanyl ( Duragesic patch). I imagine you should be able to call your...
    ... than expected. I've had some experience with the Duragesic patch. I used it about 5 years ago but at a lower...
    ... wouldn't that be nice. All they had was name brand duragesic when I tried it so I can't answeer that last question...

  52. HELP! Turned down by new insurance company b/c of meds!
    ... that I was paying in excess of $500.00/month for my Duragesic patches and couldn't believe it. All of my medicine...

  53. new strenghs of oxycontin?
    ... compared to a drugs lke Oxycontin, Kadian, Avinza and Duragesic , even the generis costs hundreds a month if not thousands...

  54. Depresssion and lack of motivation
    ... something with a steady release. I keep thinking of the Duragesic patch, but then I don't want to go there wanting to...

  55. Opiate Tolerance & Post Op Pain
    ... duty meds after surgery as I was wearing a 100 mcg Duragesic patch and had Roxicodone, 30 mg for BT. He was very...

  56. long term please help
    ... are other long-acting drugs you can try such as the Duragesic Patch (fentanyl); some hydrocodone formulations; and...
    ... the duragesic patches worked real good for me. I have severe pain...

  57. Part TWO of this HORRIBLE SAGA
    ... will help me is opiates. Have you ever tried the Duragesic Fentynl Patches? I was on those for 3 years, with...

  58. Questions on Pain Meds New Here
    ... involved with doing the step method to get back to the Duragesic which is the only way they will cover it. If you...

  59. HELP! Switched to Avinza!!!
    ... day! I need help despartly! I was switched from Duragesic 75mcg patch every 2 days to Avinza 60mg once a day...
    ... Avinza doesn't even come close in comparing to 75mcg Duragesic every two days. I always read on the board that when...
    ... the doctor I don't do well on morphine. I was on the Duragesic Patch for a couple of years. The last couple of...
    ... ing my pain meds anymore. She is putting me back on Duragesic 75mcg but, is only giving me ONE (5 patches) Box of...

  60. been accused of fraud which i didn't do , please need advice BAD!!!! please respond
    ... make it legible, they just changed me over to the duragesic patches today, thanks for all your advice...

  61. Fentanyl 25mcg.. anything to be worried about?
    ... are really not strong enough. My doc suggested the duragesic patch but I am reading the warnings and I have to...
    ... you are taking of the Percosets, but the Fentanyl ( Duragesic patch) shouldn't be any problem at that dose. 25...

  62. I want to try to switch back to the Fentanyl now that they're generic.
    ... The one that I did find to treat my pain was the Duragesic patch. It was new on the market at the time and unfortunate...
    ... Hi Fibro-Mom: Before you try the generic form of Duragesic , talk to your Dr about them, there has been some press...
    ... Hi Fibro-Mom: Before you try the generic form of Duragesic , talk to your Dr about them, there has been some press...

  63. Seeing doc tom. need fast advice pls help!!!!
    ... pain meds for a while) before i had the baby I was on Duragesic 75MCG along with percocet 10/650 every 6 hours for...

  64. Stopping meds for couple days to get constipation under control
    ... which, for me, has a better side effect profile. Duragesic (the fentanyl patch) is cited as being less likely...

  65. anyone taking or know about Opana ER
    ... options are if I've already cycled through oxycontin, duragesic and morphine...does this only leave me with methadone...
    ... Hey Mush, LA Oxycodone, LA morphine, Duragesic "fentanyl", methadone and LA oxymorphone. I don't...

  66. Internal Pain Pump Question
    ... equate my daily dose to something close to 2/100mch/h Duragesic patch changed every 48 hours? I am presently on...
    ... paper.. I could easily use the math the makers of duragesic suggest and compar 2, 100 ugh patches per day to the...

  67. Saturday is my appt and i need help!!!!!
    ... 2 hours. This doc moved me all the way up to the Duragesic 50mcg patch. I did not know anything about it, and...

  68. Advice on Oxycodone ER
    ... I was just switched from the Duragesic patch to Oxycontin 40mg...My first fill I got the...

  69. Advice needed
    ... May? The only way I can stay on Fentanyl is to be on Duragesic , they offer patient assistance, but I HATE the patch...

  70. oxycotin vs other pain meds
    ... effectiveness of brands. The brand is by far the best, Duragesic . Next is Watson, then Sandoz...Both are fine, but ... brand and Sandoz...Sandoz was fine, but I noticed Duragesic was stronger and lasted longer. The only real unacceptable...

  71. Hyperalgesia brought up at my last appt.
    ... on any kind of oxycontins, oxycodones, fentanyls, duragesic , or any of the other strong medications. The only...

  72. fentanyl lozenges
    ... Hi Kelly! I am on the Duragesic 75mcg every two days, with Dilaudid for breakthrough...
    ... extreme BT pain and only aproved for malignant cancer. Duragesic works despite the short half life because the dose ... is delivered continuously. Duragesic is approved for nonmalignant pain but fentora isn...

  73. How do I keep the patch from falling off?
    ... Johnson & Johnson makes the duragesic patches.....you can call their toll-free # for the...
    ... If you take the brand name patches from Jannsenn, Duragesic Patches, you can call them and they will send them...
    ... to hold it on if you can't get the covers from the duragesic company, you can ask your doctor's office if they...

  74. Pain Relief for Intense Sciatica Pain
    ... foot....my pain is from DDD and its progression.... duragesic patches, oxycontin, roxycodone..all these will help...

  75. Questions for those on Fentanyl
    ... There should always be a bit of the gel left in the Duragesic patches. Look at the patient info that comes with...
    ... makes them stick well. If you use the Brand name Duragesic by Jannsenn, you can call the # they give you in theleaflet...


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