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Getting off 50mcg/hr Fentanyl Transdermal patch
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I've been on 50mcg/hr Fentanyl Transdermal patch, for 9 years. I've had 4 major back surgeries and kidney stones and the patch does not work any more take the patch every 48 hours and now i'm going to a pain clinic and told them that i want off the patch;they told me to leave the patch on for 72 hours and they would give me 10mg off oxycodone to take 3 times a day. Is that enough because i'm hurting in such a way i cannot explain,i have been taking up to 4 or 5 a day and it seems to help a little better. what do you think i should do? ## Hello, Ozark! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're in so much pain. However, there is a higher dose of the patches available that you could switch to, it is also available in a 100mcg dosage. At this time, I doubt the Oxycodon... ...
Updated 9 months ago in Fentanyl.
Thu, Jan 29 '15, 5:22 PM
Fentanyl Sweating
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I am a 33 yr old woman being treated by Pain Mgmt Dr. for chronic pain as a result of 3 failed elbow surgeries and nerve damage. My current dosage is 50mcg/hr every 48 hrs with up to 4 oxycodone per day for break through pain. I know the patch is suppose to be a good medication for pain control, but I am really considering asking to change to a different medication because of the sweating problems I have on the Fentanyl and I was wondering if anyone else has had this problem. I am constantly drenched sinced I have been on the patch. Dr tried hytrin to control sweating, but all that did was cause me to bloat. I tried HRT for a year to see if that would help...no luck, still sweating. I sleep with only a sheet over me and window open at night and still wake up soaked from sweat. If I do a... ...
Updated 1 day ago in Fentanyl.
Sat, Nov 28 '15, 11:50 AM
Titrating up on Fentanyl
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I've been on a 25mcg and 12mcg Fentanyl patch now for about 6 mos. I change them every 48 hours. I get 15 of each per month. Lately I've not been getting the pain relief I did in the beginning. I would like to titrate up to the 50mcg patch. I think that would make a big difference, but I don't want my pain dr. to think I'm abusing it. Is is too soon to move to a higher dose? I mean is there a general time period for titrating up? Any help will be greatly appreciated thanks. ## I was started on the 25mcg change every 72hrs., my doc. took me up to the 50 mcg every 72 hrs in 2 months, said the 25 was just a starter. I am on the 75mcg every 72 hrs plus hydro's for break thru pain now. I will be going up again soon, my pain doc. says your body adjusts to it after time. I ... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Fentanyl.
Sun, Jun 27 '10, 12:07 AM
Fentanyl Does Not Last 48 Hours
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I am currently on a Mylan Fentanyl patch 50mcg/hr. I was on 75mcg patch which worked well with my pain but the patches dont last 48 hours. After about 30-36 hours I start having major withdrawel symptoms and pain. I had these withdrawels with both doses of the fentanyl patches. My dr dropped my down to 50mcg to see if it would help but it does'nt. I have some Dilaudid for breakthrough pain but it does'nt work at all for pain or withdrawel syptoms. The dilaudid is basically useless to me. Has anyone had a Mylan Fentanyl patch thats doing this?? I saw my dr today and he's considering taking me off the patches and back to the pills again. This really sucks. The patches have worked well for about 10 months now. ## Very sorry for what you are going through. It is possible that yo... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Fentanyl.
Sun, Apr 26 '15, 4:16 PM
how do I stop not able to controll movements after being on fentanyl patch 50mcg hr dr said waith a couple hours before taking oxycontin 30mg which i
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I am 72 and been on a fentanyl patch 50 mcg/hr for 9 months for sever back pain the dr thought it was no longer working and put me on oxycontin 30 mg every 12 hours. I started to get very restless and not able to controll movements not sleeping , snezzing, bowl movements. No concentration, heavy headed. Please I need help. I can not stand thisbarbar ## Hi Barbara! You should let your doctor know the way you're feeling. You could be going through withdrawals. ## @Barbara, You mentioned in your post that the doctor "thought" it was no longer working... Are you in direct communication with him letting him know whether it is or isn't working or is he just assuming these things without your input? Oxycontin is considered to a be weaker medication than Fentanyl in that regard,... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Fentanyl.
Sun, Aug 30 '15, 11:46 PM
Sleepy All the Time
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I would be so grateful if someone could help me figure out why I'm sleepy all the time! I am taking opana 10mg 2x daily, with vicodan for breakthrough pain. I am 65 yrs old, female and also taking many other pills including paxil, lasix, simvastatin, insulin (type II diabetic) lisinopril, glipizide and potassium. I have been on several different pain meds such as fentanyl 50mcg/hr (it eventually made me feel like i was going crazy) buprenorphine, oxycodone which worked very well but I was dipping into that bottle a bit too often. Thanks for any help you can give. ## Hello, Lisa! How are you? Feeling sleepy is a very common thing with virtually all narcotic opiates, such as the Opana and Vicodin that you're taking. Learn more Opana details here. Learn more Vicodin details here. D... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Opana.
Mon, Sep 30 '13, 9:02 AM
What Will Show Up As Opiates In A Drug Test
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If you take Nucynta on a daily basis, will it show up positive for Opiates in a Urine Drug Screen Dipstick ## on a pre-employment urine test would opt the code on and heroin show up as the same thing as opiates or would they be able to distinguish the two of them ## i put on a fentanyl 50mcg/hr bout 8 oclock tonight and was wondering if itll show up as oxy or a opiate? cuz i have to take a probation drug test their random and i could be called tomorrow need to know if itll show up as oxy? ## Will a Mylan Fentanyl Patch show up any 6 monacetylmorphine if I give a urine drug test and if so, for how long after will it still show in my system ...
Updated 3 months ago in Nucynta.
Tue, Aug 11 '15, 4:40 PM

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