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  1. 100% compliance. PERIOD
    ... need to try something else.(maybe a LA morphine or duragesic , people work differently with differnt meds.These...

  2. A Rough Patch – Your Advice Please
    ... functionality, you might consider switching to fentanyl ( Duragesic is recommended by my neurologist over generics, by ... couple of weeks how much I needed, he will adjust the Duragesic dose upwards as needed. This is a conservative doc...
    ... scenario and have enough at the end of the month. The Duragesic (fentanyl) just makes fewer pills to pop, and minimizes...
    ... again anyway... I received a new prescription for Duragesic 2 nights ago, and -- go figure -- it was out of stock...

  3. Lyrica users
    ... is not working for me so I am having to take 150mcg duragesic patches and 150mg oxycontin twice a day = 300mg; I...

  4. Back on Methadone for pain
    ... higher for several years, switching back and forth with duragesic . I started out at the low dose 30 mg. a day and went...

  5. Can Someone Help
    ... received tremendous relief from my problem(s) with the Duragesic Patch 75 mcg for long-term relief. For breakthrough...

  6. Help me out please
    ... the reason my doc brought up making the switch to Duragesic patches. Morphine isn't as potent as Oxy, but all...

  7. Chronic daily migraines-SOS!
    ... responds. I've been on heavy duty opiates (125mcg Duragesic --I'm not responsive to doses below 80mg Oxycontin ... or 75mcg Duragesic , which I take for chronic back agony) combined with...

  8. this board has been a life saver. thanks..question about oxycontin
    ... about a month before my doctor switched me to the Duragesic patches. I had been on 160 mg TID, and my tolerance...

  9. Need Some Inspiration!!!
    ... day without my medicines. My doctor has me on 75 mcg Duragesic , 5mg OxyIR 6 prn for breakthrough, 1 mg Xanax 4X day...

  10. Best BT to use with Duragesic
    ... Dear Catnap, I use Duragesic 75 mcg and have two B/T medications RX'd by my physician...
    ... with mscontin. What would be the best bt to use with Duragesic 100 mcq? I have used hydrocodone for the last 10...
    ... thing that does this?? :) If so then why not add Duragesic in there too??...
    ... thing that does this?? :) If so then why not add Duragesic in there too?? Is this the part you don't understand ... refering to your post above and wondering since Actiq and Duragesic are both Fentanyl. (One a sucker the other a patch...
    ... beleive so. I have read that fentenyl both atiq and duragesic , weaken your tolerence to pain, and raise your tolerance...

  11. help, oxy is wierd?

  12. Stim trial tomorrow - terrified
    ... it is getting steadily worse! I went to the 50 Duragesic patch PLUS MSContin, and hurt worse then a month ago...

  13. Treated like a drug addict?!?!
    ... the ER when i have had to go. I am taking 75mcg/hr Duragesic , OxyIR 5mg 2X a day(which i am about to have increased...

  14. I think I goofed mixing meds- help?
    ... Hi Day....I'm on Duragesic 125mcg (100mcg + 25mcg) and I also take Actiq 1600mcg...

  15. Dave, my post on hardware....
    ... days have been uncomfortable changing over to the duragesic and he didn't give me any bt meds to boot! But I do...

  16. Dr. said an Opiate is an Opiate
    ... again with I understand all that, but then why did the duragesic work better for me? He said, its stronger. He said...
    ... Yes Dave, he changed me back to the Duragesic and gave me what I wanted. You have a great sense...

  17. Anyone else using Fen patch? Need help!
    ... are always constricted even in the dark. Used the duragesic for about 7 years. It might be causing a stomach ... never really experienced any bad stomach aches with duragesic , but I do with methadone. I have been told to hang...
    ... Hi Dawn, Duragesic did come out with a 12,5ugh patch just this spring...
    ... But he did do the change for me. I switched back to Duragesic 100 mcq changing every 48 hours. But no breakthroughs...
    ... Hi Lady...I'm on 125 mcg of Duragesic and the only "complaints" I have is they do not stick ... I have to use overlays. Are you on the brand name Duragesic ? If so, you can order the free overlays. Just call ... the 1-800 number on the back of the Duragesic box. Have your box handy because they will need some...

  18. Need help/opinions
    ... everyone here thought. I have been taking duragesic 75 w/precocet for BT pain. At my last PM appointment...

  19. The "patch"-just switched to Sandoz
    ... the Sandoz brand as well. I would be on brand name Duragesic , like in the past, but with my new insurance I have ... that's just my experience. The Sandoz brand and the Duragesic brand are both manufactured by the same company. ... even look the same, except on the Sandoz, there is no Duragesic "stamp" on it. Everything else on the patches is ... any difference between the Sandoz and the brand name Duragesic . Some people can tell a difference, but I cannot...
    ... love handles. I use Tegaderm to keep the patches on ( Duragesic and Sandoz will fall off after a shower or even more...

  20. Injections for pain at home?
    ... Thurs. and will ask him about it. My current meds are Duragesic and Actiq. My PM doc approved the shots of 150mg...

  21. Tramadol

  22. Alternative to Oxy?
    ... other option like Long acting morphine, methadone, Duragesic patches "fentanyl", but Ultram is nowhere near the...

  23. Lortab
    ... had lung surgery about three years ago and I was on Duragesic (Fentenyl) patches at the time. When I came out of...

  24. Opiates denied to young CP patients. IRK!
    ... For an example, if a young person is given a 75 mcg Duragesic patch (1 patch every 48 hours--15 patches per month ... pain patients who use almost 200 mcg of fentanyl ( Duragesic ) patches for their base pain med. For their Break ... hits very close to my heart because I was started on Duragesic around 1992/1993. Then, I moved from KY--when I finished ... first, the pain doctor I found in FL continued my Duragesic treatment. But, within a couple of months (or even...

  25. Life sucks
    ... took over prescribing the medications to me. I used Duragesic 75 mcg per month, 1 box (30 lozenges) of Actiq per...

  26. Oxycodone labored breathing, info PLEASE!!
    ... different long acting meds out there. Morphine, Fentenyl ( Duragesic patches) and Methadone. I'm on Meth now, 180 mg per...
    ... different long acting meds out there. Morphine, Fentenyl ( Duragesic patches) and Methadone. I'm on Meth now, 180 mg per...

  27. need help about methadone
    ... meds in a short period of time. I have also been on Duragesic patches (Fentenyl) and several short acting drugs...

  28. Safe Keeping Of Medication
    ... locking fire box & keep it under my bed, i only keep my duragesic patches in there and my bt meds in my undies drawer...

  29. Bt Pain!!!! I Need Some Opinions!!!
    ... internet. Just for information, I am currently on Duragesic 50mcg/hr every 3 days, Loricet 10/500 4 X daily PRN...
    ... Oxycodone based drug (Percocet, Oxy IR). When I was on Duragesic , I used Oxy IR 5mg for BT. Oxycodone is stronger...
    ... take. Basically, it's fentanyl (the same med as in Duragesic ) on a stick (it's a lollipop). They come in 6 different ... take the 1200mcg up to 5/day as needed. I also take Duragesic 125mcg (I wish they would make a 125mcg patch..one...
    ... patients? I'm thankful for my BT medications. I take Duragesic for my regular pain, and I use Actiq and Dilaudid...

  30. starting l/t meds need input!
    ... Hi Lady, I'm on Duragesic 125mcg (100mcg patch + 25mcg patch). I also take ... Actiq is the same medicine (Fentanyl) that is in Duragesic , but in a lollipop form where the medicine is absorbed...

  31. Need help w/sleep med.....
    ... Feelbad: My "normal" meds for pain issues are Duragesic 100mcg/72hrs; MSir 30mg/8hrs prn; Neurontin 2400mg...

  32. Which pain meds do what???
    ... spinal cord injury - or so they say). I was on the duragesic for 6 months before my last neck surgery, but the...

  33. Another policy change at the pain clinic
    ... changed because of this new policy. I am on 100ug Duragesic and 4mg Dilaudid. HOW can you keep from getting a...
    ... much change in my pain medicine in quite a while ( Duragesic , Actiq, and Dilaudid 8 mg). As well, my doctor doesn ... tartrate (Stadol) can work against the fentanyl in your Duragesic if used in excessive quantities--have you ever used...

  34. Need opinions on b.t med. please
    ... that point or shortly after my doc swtched me to the Duragesic patch (Fentenyl). If I had to do it over, I think...

  35. Dilaudid (hydromorphone) questions!
    ... pain, which helps in certain situations. I use Duragesic 75 mcg (every 48 hours) for my main pain reliever...
    ... opiates, Like Kadian, LA morphine or perhaps meth with Duragesic , sometimes one plus one equals more than two when...
    ... manageable..here's the Q...I'm using the mylan brand of duragesic . I'll be meeting with my doc and it's a case of should...

  36. Dave, response to the medication vacation ?
    ... than morphine or oxy so when you switch away from duragesic , your may experiences some withdrawal from lack of...

  37. Stim Trial Nerves & General Bad Day
    ... on prior to the stim, Liz, and what now? I am on Duragesic 25 every 72 hrs + MSContin 15 every 12 hrs + Neurotin...
    ... the day before thanksgiving. I currently am taking Duragesic patches(a narcotic), Neurotin (nerve pain), Percocet...

  38. Is there a difference: Methadose and Methadone
    ... What I want to do, if the new doc will, is go back to duragesic . I had better results and less side effects. The...

  39. Having a few bad days here with migraines
    ... and began being treated for all of my pain with the Duragesic patch, I didn't need the Stadol any longer! Plus ... antagonist that works against the fentanyl in the Duragesic patch. I was curious, though, if Stadol has ever...

  40. New Pain Doctor Blues
    ... lortabs about 6 per day. Prior to that I was using Duragesic 100 changing every 48 hours. Had problems with Janssens...

  41. Pain Management Doc being pushy about Morphine Pump, or Stimulator!!!!
    ... have you tried, any of the morphine products, meth, duragesic . Oxymorphine SR will be hitting the market hopefully...
    ... have you tried, any of the morphine products, meth, duragesic . Oxymorphine SR will be hitting the market hopefully ... half.... I have tried Vicodin, He mentioned the duragesic patch, but I had been told by another doc that those...
    ... of Oxy, just don't seem to help many people. The Duragesic patch is very potent, that's why it is measured in...
    ... of Oxy, just don't seem to help many people. The Duragesic patch is very potent, that's why it is measured in...

  42. Lyrica-- New Nerve Pain Pill
    ... started me on the Lyrica 75mg 2X a day. I am also taking Duragesic 50mcg/hr which I change every 3 days, Loricet 10/500...

  43. Horrible ER Experience!!
    ... other response was, you are already on a LOT of meds ( Duragesic and Actiq) what do you expect from us??? My blood...

  44. Fentanyl Patch Users
    ... repesents the experience of users. I used the duragesic patch for a few months when I was first on the pain...

  45. Generic form of Percocet - does it work as well?
    ... in certain opioids! Most people HATE the generic duragesic patches. Most people dislike the generic Oxycotin...

  46. Wonder about putting fentanyl patch on for a while and then taking it back off. . .
    ... doing as well as possible. I have a question about the Duragesic patch. I was approved for the patient assistance program...

  47. duragesic & break thru pain meds?
    ... and don't take any BT meds, but when I was on the Duragesic patch (100 mcg) I was taking Oxycodone, 30 mgs. ...
    ... the 75mcg Patch (Sandoz, same manufacturer as the Duragesic brand). I use 30 mg Roxicodone for BT 3-4 X daily...

  48. Help with pain meds
    ... You could also try the Duragesic Patch. It is a long lasting patch that comes in dose...

  49. Fentanyl Patches: Sandoz vs Janssen
    ... got from the Rx and they only had 3 of 10 prescribed Duragesic Patches by Janssen. The Pharmacist asked me if I wanted...
    ... did confirm that the company that manufacturers the DURAGESIC brand patch IS the same company that makes the generic...
    ... lab. Make sure you don't get the generic version of Duragesic made by Mylan. These are completely different. They...

  50. Is percocet causing my hurtburn? Help Please
    ... don't use BT meds. You will adjust to the higher Duragesic , but it'll take a little while. Then you won't be...
    ... crying. Now I have been on the increased dose of Duragesic and I am headed back down the same path. We discussed ... moving from the Duragesic to Methadone, but PM doc is not sure how my body will ... boss. Blasterboy: The only meds I am on are Duragesic 75 and when I can't take anymore pain, Percocet, which...

  51. Duragesic Patch Questions
    ... the pain patches for several years now. He was on Duragesic and was using the Tegaderm Plus Pads thru a Pharmacy ... ordered them for him and they work as well as the Duragesic for him. Hope this helps a bit as far as info!...

  52. Weird Reaction With Duragesic
    ... the Fentanyl family is in a class by itself. I tried duragesic for 6 weeks titrated from 75 to 150 coming off meth ... coffee. Good luck, Dave There are some tips about Duragesic , LIke Jannsen will send you bioclusive covers at no...

  53. Need list of fast acting/break thru meds
    ... worked well. As of today I am taking: 50mcg Duragesic 72hr patch 20mg Norco 10/325 prn for BT pain 150mg...

  54. Question for Shore or anyone familiar with "blocks".
    ... all the different meds. Right now my LA med is the Duragesic , and I'm only on 75mcg so I know that there is still...

  55. severe pain from rhematiod arthritis
    ... and am lucky to have a great Rheum who gave me the Duragesic patch when my back surgeon (another issue) refused...

  56. drug conversions....Shoreline help?
    ... got that number from, 102 ? My experience with duragesic was poor in that live n a hot humid area, I had adhesion...
    ... got that number from, 102 ? My experience with duragesic was poor in that live n a hot humid area, I had adhesion...
    ... seems like a possible match. Have anything in mind? Duragesic patch? What would be the proper dose for my opiate...
    ... 40mg 4 times per day just got switch to a 50mg 72hr Duragesic patch. I couldnt find the proper conversion factor...

  57. Duragesic A Killer?
    ... I would agree with zandy. The medicine gel in the Duragesic is NOTHING to fool around with. If you cut the patch ... user's part. Shore replied to a post regarding the Duragesic once and told of it's history. These patches have ... strictly for terminal (cancer) patients, because the Duragesic Patch/Fentynal is VERY strong! VERY strong! I don ... my soap box! LOL Soon if people aren't careful, Duragesic will be treated by the DEA like OxyC. We won't be ... though, a lot of us don't get 3 days of relief from the Duragesic . So, hopefully, a few "nuts" won't mess it up for...
    ... something cool on the patch. When I was first rx'd Duragesic , my PM doc told me that it can take awhile for it...
    ... com, the FDA is looking into 120 deaths caused by DURAGESIC and the scary thing is that these were NOT cases of ... the factory? Alan I was prescribed the 25 mg Duragesic in Apr., I had a severe reaction (allergic) within...
    ... The fact that Duragesic was originally used strictly for terminal cancer patients ... business, and am a chronic pain sufferer. Thanks to duragesic , it's allowed me to be alot more active. But, I must ... I'm sure you'll see that both Jansen, the original Duragesic , and Sandoz, the generic, will switch to the adhesive ... If you haven't tried this new generic version of Duragesic , I'll fill you in. Mylan's version is completely different...

  58. Methadone???
    ... take the Lortab's. He said he wanted me to try the Duragesic Patches or the Methadone, and he decided on the Meth...
    ... narcotics: oxycodone, oxycontin, morphine, dilaudid, duragesic patch, mscontin, etc. My tolerance to these drugs...
    ... said he won't put me on the Methadone, he put me on Duragesic Fentanyl Patch's 25mcg instead. He set me up for...
    ... narcotics: oxycodone, oxycontin, morphine, dilaudid, duragesic patch, mscontin, etc. My tolerance to these drugs...

  59. Every have a day where your meds just dont work?
    ... the dogs, etc. But the point of the meds ( 75 mcg Duragesic and 30 mg Roxicodone) is to help me function as a...
    ... the dogs, etc. But the point of the meds ( 75 mcg Duragesic and 30 mg Roxicodone) is to help me function as a...

  60. Pump Trial - Yeah!!!!
    ... b/t meds, I use Roxi 30mg QID now, and I'm on the Duragesic 75mcg, but could probably go up to 100mcg no problem ... with Fentynal in the pump since I do so well with the Duragesic patch, but I'm not the doc. I understand about my...
    ... to all the usual meds: lortab, oxy, oxy IR, avinza, duragesic patch, zanaflex, ultram, methadone and combinations...

  61. Fentanal patches??
    ... recently switched from 100mg MS Contin BID to 50 mcg DURAGESIC patch. When it didn't help, we switched to 100 mcg...

  62. Palladone Recall
    ... any med whenever someone takes a drink with, say a Duragesic patch on, or takes Benedryl after taking Roxicodeone...

  63. Fentanyl patch what should I expect?
    ... just switched from 100 mg MS Contin BID to 50 mcg DURAGESIC patch with no relief, so it's back to the drawing...
    ... Sandoz brand. The Mylan isn't as effective as the Duragesic or Sandoz. Also do a search here on Duragesic...

  64. Cost of OxyContin?
    ... level or below. I was eligible for Johnson & Johnson's Duragesic patient plan, but the patch gave me a headache and...

  65. Losing Hope
    ... 5mgs of meth? Have you ever tried meth on it's own, Duragesic , morphine? I've met folks that wear Patches, take...

  66. Toughing it out - long term Med plan?
    ... bad, lots of pain after (dang "bridge things!!) - Duragesic patch now 50s every 48 hrs - working ok (can be a ... is happy to sit back and let my Rheum perscribe the duragesic . I did get a consult with a great doc. who said the ... topomax 300 mg, soma, celexa (+ my RA meds). I now Duragesic is a BIG drug, but I also know that some of you are...
    ... tablet) Methadone (6-8 hour methadone tablet) Duragesic (48-72 hour fentanyl patches) SHORT-ACTING (FOR...

  67. Norco vs. Avinza, results, reactions, etc.
    ... on it for over two years after being on Oxycontin, Duragesic (Fentenyl) and and many short acting meds. It's one...

  68. oxycontin & lortab cause insomia?
    ... I just was told to go from 50mcg to 100mcg DURAGESIC and when I did, I got such an energy rush. I couldn...

  69. Methadone and duragesic
    ... cetainly remove some of the euphoria someone new to Duragesic may experience. Sunds like you have a very knowledable...

  70. Duragesic 12.5ugh
    ... Speaking of duragesic ..my doctor just prescribed the patch..fentanyl 75...
    ... t near as good as the generic Sandoz or the brand Duragesic . My doctor won’t allow any of his patients to get...
    ... chart, that's obviously geared towards switchng to Duragesic , you would need to be taking 225-300 mgs of morphine ... Fentanyl was only used in the OR or post surg, when Duragesic was first developed it was aproved for malignant cancer...

  71. Advice Needed-majojr Dosage Change
    ... The 50 mcg DURAGESIC wre not doing a darn thing, so my PM said I can double...
    ... chart, that sems to have a slant towards converting to duragesic says 100 is right and actually close to the next dose...

  72. Help? Where do I go now?!!
    ... was 100mg BID), but was recentgly switched to 50mcg Duragesic Patch which is having no effect at all. Most CP...
    ... on a daily basis in pill form or injection. The Duragesic patch has helped a bunch of chronic pain people. ...

  73. OxyContin: Expensive? Truly long-acting?
    ... there, on my other post I was taking about how the Duragesic had made me very sick and I do have an appointment...
    ... could last longer or shorter than this average. The duragesic patch has fetanyl in it, which is a very strong pain...

  74. Lortab For Chronic Pain
    ... there are many out there. Oxycontin, MS Contin, Duragesic , Methadone, Palladone, etc. This is for you and your...

  75. Duragesic Not Working At All
    ... they are usually less effective than the brand names, Duragesic ....
    ... sandoz patch is ACTUALLY the same as the brand name duragesic patch. Made by the same company, looks the same and...


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