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  1. a quick ? about increase in pain meds.
    ... start i have had 3 lower back sx L5,S1. i am taking duragesic patch 12mgh and 10mg lortab X 2 PER 24HRS. for bt...

  2. Duragesic Nausea & Appetite Question
    ... Dear gatsby, The Duragesic (fentanyl) patch can easily cause the nausea your...

  3. Need Advice Talking to my Doc~
    ... the only difference being that Janssen has the word " DURAGESIC " printed on the patch, while the Sandoz patch does ... from the patches. In fact, I went back to Brand Name Duragesic until I could get a chance at the Sandoz. To this...
    ... a patient that took part in the clinical trials of duragesic for non malignant pain. This was back in the 90's ... are replaced. So the doc that's never prescribed duragesic is told this med is wonderful, abuse proof and last...

  4. Hyperalgesia???
    ... reason I went off it and my doctor switched me to the Duragesic Patch, was of the tolerance factor with the Oxy. ...

  5. What is the deal with Methadone?
    ... meaning they try oxycontin, long acting morphine, duragesic patches, not to mention nerve blocks, trigger point...

  6. Need help deciding on breakthrough meds
    ... for Vicodens and codiene....i have also tried the Duragesic path as well with bad reactions..... So I don't have ... to maybe switch all together to something like the Duragesic patch instead of going off/on the MS Contin if it...
    ... drug, it comtains the same medication that's in the Duragesic patch (Fentanyl). Unlike the patch which allows the...
    ... about the Dilaudid for breakthrough pain. I am on the Duragesic Patch for my chronic pain and use Dilaudid for breakthrough...

  7. The Future Is HYPERALGESIA
    ... used was rebound pain. I was on a very high dose of duragesic patches and actiq lozenges. There were a whole host...

  8. Duragesic Question
    ... explained the situation to my mom's internist, I suggested Duragesic . He agreed and prescribed Duragesic 25. I put one...
    ... [FONT="Comic Sans MS"][SIZE="2"] Duragesic is a great medication, but it is very strong. One ... blood. About 5 years ago, a dentist in my area put a Duragesic patch on a 17 year old boy after he had his wisdom...
    ... medicines in between the few mg. of the Tylenol and the Duragesic patch...I see that you are from Canada and it looks ... women" like my great aunt... I have also tried the Duragesic patch and with the 25mcg..passed out on my bathroom...
    ... appeared as the only option. Interestingly enough, Duragesic 25 after 36 hours haS only diminished her pain by...

  9. Just back from ER visit.. Actually feeling some relief.
    ... told him that I just basically took myself off of Duragesic , and the Dr didn't want to up my Oxycontin because...

  10. Advice in talking with Pain Management Doctor
    ... with the least side effects....I also, cannot do the Duragesic patches as I also wound up in the ER because I put ... so many others that can totally handle and use the Duragesic patch.... Brettman, that's so awesome that you are...
    ... patches? I can't read the writing, but think they are duragesic 50 something. Why tylenol 3? Am I underestimating...
    ... can give you the dosage and strength amount but the Duragesic patches are very strong and since he went straight ... but my guess is he is thinking that the jump to the Duragesic should keep your pain at a low level. The patches ... said anything to him about the Dilaudid and give the Duragesic a fair try...If they don't work after about a month ... and I'm sure others will chime in to talk about the Duragesic to help you.... Blessings, Ingrid...

  11. newbie with ???'s
    ... acting med. I have been on OxyContin, MS Contin and now Duragesic . From my experence, the Oxy had way to many ups ... could NOT have a bowel movement. Now, I am on the Duragesic patches, and I LOVE it. I am not constipated at all...
    ... nothing will make you normal , whatever that is. Duragesic may cause a little less constipation because it it...

  12. Fiorinal/cod 30mg or percocet 7.5/325mg
    ... schedule the date for my Fusion. I am aslo on the Duragesic 12.5 patch, and Percocet 7.5 for BT, but I have never ... have been okayed to take the fiornal while on the Duragesic by my PM. Hoping for Pain Free days for all ASAP...

  13. which do you prefer\mom and pops,or chain pharmacies?
    ... several years ago--I got home to find out that one of my Duragesic boxes was empty. The pharmacist found out that the ... Finally, my doctor forgot to sign my Rx for either the Duragesic or Actiq (I don't remember). I usually pay attention...

  14. another patch question
    ... coupons available online for the Brand name Janseen Duragesic patches, just go to [url]www.duragesic.com[/url] and...

  15. First apt with New PM Dr was Horrible! SurgicalDisaster Please read!
    ... like to prescribe anything more than percocet and duragesic . Before I started coming to this board, I didn't even ... dont see how come he is soo comfortable prescribing Duragesic , I thought that was stronger than morphine and oxycontin...
    ... pain well controlled. Finally, the medication in Duragesic (name brand or generic, it does not matter) is about...
    ... Which "fighting" With Each Other So He Started Me On Duragesic Dtrans Patch (not The Old Style Ones With The Wells...
    ... order your meds here. He asked me if I wanted the duragesic . I told him that even at the 25mcg it helped out with ... that is atleast a little more equal to the dosage of duragesic that I just discontinued. I shouldve said to him that...

  16. Methadone and its dangers
    ... some of the other opiates. Shooting Oxy, slurping duragesic patches, chewing time relase meds, that's not pain...
    ... did so, at high levels for over a year. Along with Duragesic patches, Methadone was the one med that caused me...
    ... or 14 hundred for LA morphine or more for oxyC or duragesic . I think they have a lot to learn about the long...
    ... They don't think it can be abused this goes for the duragesic as well. Doc's are starting patients new to la meds...

  17. Intense sacroiliac pain-any suggestions?
    ... mom is having pain in her SI joint. She is using Duragesic patches for pain relief. She went for a bone scan...

  18. Are the Fentanyl patches hard to get off of?
    ... not have any w/d effects during the reduction of the Duragesic at all. I went from 150mcg to 100mcg to 75mcg to ... returned to work and could never sleep well on the Duragesic . I didn't have any problem with that switch-over...

  19. Suggestions?
    ... of a 'topical' analgesic form of patch unlike the Duragesic that contains a narcotic. These are worn 12hrs ON...

  20. Question about Durgesic Patch??
    ... generic is practically the same as the Brand Name Duragesic . The shapes and sizes are the same. The only difference ... is that the Sandoz patch doesn't say " Duragesic " on it. IN MY HUMBLE OPINION--THIS ONE WORKS GREAT ... through withdrawals. You know how the Brand Name Duragesic and the Sandoz generic both have the reservoir of ... that you should use the Sandoz version of the generic Duragesic , if you are going to use the generic. Remember.. ... by the same people who make the Janssen Brand Name Duragesic , which explains why they are so similar! As for...
    ... everything covered, I just wanted to add, when I went on duragesic 3 years ago I had trouble with nausea but it went...

  21. Stadol (butorphanol) antagonize fentanyl??
    ... utorphanol) is an agonist-antagonist, and I understand that Duragesic (fentanyl) is an agonist. So, does Stadol Nasal ... s system to reverse the pain relief offered by the Duragesic (fentanyl)? A friend of mine who has used Duragesic...
    ... even thought about that and I'm on Stadol NS and the Duragesic Patch plus Actiq which are the Fentanyl lollipops...

  22. weening of meds\does it depend on what med?
    ... that isn't going to send you into a tail spin. Duragesic is a little different because you don't have the precise...
    ... Dave and others - what about Duragesic - I want to taper down and see if I can get my tolerance...

  23. LA Morphine?
    ... been a great pain reliever for me. I had been on Duragesic , but with me returning to work this past month, I ... with sleep. For some reason I cannot sleep using Duragesic . I get hyped up and maybe got 2 hrs each day/night ... did not have any problem switching over from 50mcg Duragesic to 90mg Avinza either. It was a smooth transition ... Before my surgery 6 months ago, I was on 150mcg Duragesic , 30mg Roxicodone (3-4x/day), 800mcg Actiq (severe ... months following the surgery I was down to only 50mcg Duragesic with 10-20mg Percocet if needed for any flare-ups...

  24. Question about LA meds~
    ... which are made by the same lab as the Brand Name Duragesic Patches. They function the same way, and they feel...

  25. New Member with lots of questions
    ... insurance for a couple of years and I went to the duragesic website and filled out two papers and got a tax return ... for filling out paperwork, anyhoo it saved my butt, duragesic runs approx 1,200 per month for me, but now it is...

  26. Fentanyl patch...not much body fat
    ... I was on the Duragesic (Fentanyl) patch four years ago and the package insert...

  27. Med Question
    ... max dose per day to prevent organ damage?? The duragesic patch as well as some of the other LA meds have no ... I can only speak of my experience, but I'm on the duragesic patch, I started at 25mcg and am now on 12 mgc (yes ... Much better in the long run for the organs. The duragesic has none in it, but it's a great long acting pain...

  28. getting tolerant to O.C's[should i stop the neurotin]
    ... 40 mgs of oxy BID the max safe dose, Is one 100ugh Duragesic patch the max safe dose used to treat CP or does it...

  29. Medication Vacation???
    ... still. I have surgery upcoming in May. I'm on 12mcg Duragesic Patch, and was using the Lortab (and now Percocet...

  30. Anyone from NJ?
    ... isn't much nicer, although he did prescribe me the Duragesic patch, I just am unlucky in the sense it causes me...

  31. Need to increase Oxycontin but don't want to be a pest
    ... I got to 480 mg plus BT meds a day. I was also on Duragesic (Fentanyl) patches at 100 mcg. Now the past four...

  32. Tired of being in pain..
    ... urinary rentention side effect, and it wasn't the duragesic patch. So I told him I'd like to try it again. He...
    ... Shoreline, it seems like he doesn't even know how powerful duragesic is. When I first told him I had to come off of it...

  33. generic or brand name
    ... difference between the two generic versions of the Duragesic Patch. For me, the Sandoz version (made by Janssen ... , who manufactures Duragesic in the same lab) is superior in every possible way...

  34. My PHARMACIST treats me like an addict!~
    ... turned out much better. At the time I was using the Duragesic patches and the Actiq fentanyl lozenges. I use a...

  35. Max dosage Oxycontin???
    ... can get, I saw one state that limited the number of Duragesic patches once can receive to 10 in any given month...

  36. Young, untreated, and time to change primaries!
    ... on a regular basis--in spite of the fact that the Duragesic Patch, Dilaudid, and eventually Actiq all work very...

  37. Change in medications
    ... from the market. Now, I only buy the brand name Duragesic and it does a little bit more, but I NEVER want to...

  38. protocol for % increase in meds
    ... in oral meds. 10% probaby wouldn't be effective for Duragesic either. The med and delivery sytem dictate quite a...
    ... in oral meds. 10% probaby wouldn't be effective for Duragesic either. The med and delivery sytem dictate quite a...

  39. Advice when switching Pain Docs
    ... all so confusing to me. I am due for my refill on my Duragesic next Friday and she is going to Rx to me. I have contacted...
    ... all my records to that appointment. My refill for Duragesic is due on Friday and my primary will be writing my...

  40. Fentanyl Patch Sandoz vs Mylan?
    ... may not know the difference between the Sandoz or Duragesic Brand. In other words I have been on Duragesic before ... the same thing. So now, I only get the Brand Name Duragesic . Yes, I pay a larger copay but I think it is worth...
    ... about are only given if you are on the name brand Duragesic . They have gotten very strict about this, they now ... pharmacy receipt that has your name and the brand Duragesic . I am on the name brand and have them send me the...
    ... Unfortunately, I have to purchase the name brand Duragesic . It is a higher copay for me, but I had terrible reactions...
    ... another store in the chain to get them. Sandoz and Duragesic cause little blisters that are very painful all around...
    ... patch for two years. I either use the brand name Duragesic or the generic Sandoz. About a year ago, I tried ... withdrawal. So I took off the Mylan patch and put on a Duragesic . Within 8 hours, I felt like myself again, the pain ... to buy Sandoz, but if they don't, I gladly use the duragesic . Anyway, I'll get off my soap box now. Have...
    ... This is a really good question. I am on the Duragesic Patch 100mcg/hr also. I have tried them all, i got ... to use the sandoz or the brand name. You can go to duragesic .com and print out a coupon for the brand name patches ... copay for the brand name ones which is the Jannsen/ duragesic , and i like them better, and so does my doc....
    ... allergic reaction to the adhesive from the Sandoz or Duragesic patch you can use a cortisone nose spray such as Nasonex...

  41. 1700 mgs of codeine contin DOC IS CHANGING MEDS HELP
    ... almost fainting and throwing up... I also tried the Duragesic patch and could have died on it since they didn't...

  42. need methadone help
    ... dilaudid and mscontin for awhile, then switched to the Duragesic Patch with oxycodone for breakthrough pain. I've...

  43. extreme back pain please reply
    ... the pain )the reason is because i once had all my duragesic patches stolen as well as my percocets and my doc...

  44. is there something that can help me
    ... didnt really help to much. The narcotics like the duragesic patch were horrible and I asked to be taken off of...

  45. Generic medications?
    ... Kadian and Avinza. Methadone is availabale in generic, Duragesic is available as a generic, all the short acting meds...

  46. High doses of meds
    ... hospital, but before that while at home he had a 100Mcg Duragesic patch, 160Mg Oxycontin--2x per day. Percocet (5mg...
    ... per day) and 30 mg of Oxy IR QID. I was switched to Duragesic from there....

  47. Fentanyl Patch 72 hrs or 48hrs????
    ... Hi Everybody: I was on the patch ( Duragesic ) about four years ago at 100 mcg/hr and my doctor...
    ... I never had any problems getting the Duragesic patches staying on and I didn't use any tape. One...
    ... least give you something for BT pain. I have been on Duragesic (Fentanyl) Patches before, both with 48 and 72 hour...
    ... are at least 2 PERTINENT statements located in the Duragesic Full Prescribing Information [[COLOR="Silver"]removed...
    ... Janssen company that pertain to the 48-hour usage of the Duragesic patch (located in the Physician's Desk Reference) ... This information is also located in the Janssen Duragesic Prescribing Information. As well, in this same Prescribing...

  48. Just can't get out of bed in the morning!
    ... I recently started the Duragesic patch and was bumped from Norco to Percocets. I ... would see if opiate patients have this problem, or Duragesic patients have this problem, or if it's just plain...

  49. How do Pain Meds Help You?
    ... to tell you what meds I'm on, currently I'm on the Duragesic patch 75mcg every 48 hrs and just today my GP gave...
    ... to funtion, walk, and even work p/t. I take 50mcg Duragesic Patch (changed every 48 hrs), and Percocet 10mg/325mg...
    ... chronic pain are those that do not make me sleepy. The duragesic patch is a good idea but it does not last 72 hours...

  50. Fentanyl and Actiq
    ... I have Lupus and use Duragesic , Actiq, and Dilaudid. For me Actiq works very well...
    ... I have Lupus and use Duragesic , Actiq, and Dilaudid. For me Actiq works very well...

  51. What follows?
    ... Hi Ski Lady,The Duragesic patch is another alternative, LA oxymorpione is called...

  52. Need Help PLease RE: Possible Damaged Fent. Patch
    ... the cost, and also they are so much smaller than the Duragesic or Sandoz. I am on 75's with 7.5 vicoprofen for needed...
    ... apologize if this sounds naive. I am only used to Duragesic , and this is the only idea I could think of. Be...
    ... "cataperess" etc. The resvoir system used by duragesic is completely unique to duragesic and makes abuse...

  53. Dilaudid
    ... . A medication called fentanyl, which is used in Duragesic patches and Actiq lozenges, is also a highly effective...

  54. Chronic Pancreatitus
    ... to deal with it. So, now my Primary prescribes the Duragesic Patch and the percocet for Breakthrough Pain--Have...

  55. In Despair! Need Help
    ... treatments are not enough, then you will need the Duragesic (Fentanyl) patch along with the meds for the ulcers...

  56. Generic Oxycontin ER
    ... 2 months for oxy's and yet still write 3 mos. for Duragesic . Anyway, the generic oxy only cost me $10 co-pay...

  57. so i decided to generate a pain log
    ... Believe me...I wholeheartedly understand pain. I use Duragesic , Actiq, and Dilaudid. I'm thankful that my Internal...

  58. danger of fentynal patches
    ... I have been on Duragesic 75 mcg changed every 2 days (because the 3rd day did...
    ... boards, messages from people who were really against Duragesic for some reason or another. Usually it was because...
    ... for awhile, but HAD to put my two cents in. I am on Duragesic Patch 75mcg every two days. This med has been a lifesaver...
    ... I use the non-generic duragesic brand and have had no problem with those suckers staying...
    ... wanted to offer my input on this subject. I was on Duragesic for a few years, working up to 275 micrograms/hr ... but I won't blame fentanyl or the manufacturer of Duragesic . It was one unfortunate period of time that I may...
    ... send something, too, to help them stick. i can't use duragesic or sandoz due to allergy to adhesive....
    ... send something, too, to help them stick. i can't use duragesic or sandoz due to allergy to adhesive. I can attest...

  59. I am SO sick of the "stigma"
    ... forgiven him, I still hide this medication--generic Duragesic (Sandoz), generic Actiq (Barr), and generic Dilaudid...

  60. Morphine
    ... different LA medication. Something like Oxycontin or Duragesic Patch (Fentanyl) or even Methadone. Many times CP...

  61. how can you go off fentynal patches safely
    ... there is another way. I'm familiar with the name brand duragesic patches, not the generics, so I don't know if this ... other release systems. However this will work with duragesic or a patch that uses two 2 seperate protective covers ... remove half the cover on a 25 ugh patch or any size duragesic and place it on your skin and tape it down. The adhesive ... checked the FDA electronic orange book, Name brand Duragesic 12 is still on the list and delivers 12.5 ug per hour...
    ... I was on the duragesic fentanyl pain patch for a year, and safe w/d with...

  62. Help with getting off Duragesic
    ... has left some really bad side effects in me and the Duragesic patch has destroyed my stomach and other parts of...

  63. I need some help!
    ... for a pretty long time. There is also Oxycontin and Duragesic (Fentanyl), so don't give up if the Morphine doesn...

  64. Pain Pump vrs 30 mg time release morphine
    ... s not comfortable or has an excuse not too try the Duragesic patch or any other med to resolve and bypass your...
    ... s not comfortable or has an excuse not too try the Duragesic patch or any other med to resolve and bypass your...

  65. airplane travel with pain meds
    ... holiday and need to know all the does and don'ts with my duragesic patches to keep them safe, ya'll are great people...
    ... I opened my suitcase. Guess what was missing...My Duragesic and my Dilaudid. Everything else was conveniently...

  66. Stop meds before colonoscopy?
    ... lung surgery four years ago and I was on Fentanyl ( Duragesic ) patch at the time. I told them before hand and they...

  67. PM doctor not believing heavy narcotics.
    ... won't work, then we are gonna talk about oxcotin, or duragesic patch for the pain. Has anyone tried the patch? ...

  68. oxycontin dose help
    ... ugh or the 50 ugh patch. The prescribing info for Duragesic is available on line and they suggest if your daily...

  69. i need help with driving while taking meds
    ... drive. I feel normal even though I am on a 50 ugh Duragesic patch and percocet for BT. I have been taken pain...
    ... I live in California and am also on the Duragesic Patch. You can and will be cited/arrested for DUI...

  70. epidural destroyed my life
    ... can't take lyrica, but i have found some relief with duragesic patch and oxycodone for BT. my spinal surgeon upped ... my duragesic to 100 mcg today because he said i was having too...

  71. In pain and crabby
    ... I understand what you are saying. I am on Duragesic patches and percocet and I notice that I tend to have...

  72. Kadian question
    ... equaled to 3mg of oral morphine. I was also on the Duragesic patch a few years back and wondered if that increased...
    ... day. There is a chart out there that converts Duragesic out to the equivelent amount of morphine which is ... figured out what to start me on when I switched from Duragesic to Kadian. robin...

  73. Duragesic Adhesive Remover Help???
    ... Hey Chris: I was on the Duragesic patch a few years ago and when I had that happen,...
    ... Hey Chris: I was on the Duragesic patch a few years ago and when I had that happen,...

  74. Actiq and problems getting it.
    ... practically destroyed and i am in chronic pain. I am on: Duragesic 100 every 48 hours and 2 Roxicodone 30's for Primary...

  75. What next?.
    ... and my Dr. talked and we decided to go on the patch ( duragesic ). I am very happy with the result right now. No...


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