Re: Duragesic patch question...
From: Shawna French (email@example.com)
Tue Feb 11 14:33:34 2003
At Mon, 10 Feb 2003, Sherry wrote:
>I am to start on the Duragesic fentanyl patch tomorrow. Can anyone
>share their experience with this medication? I do have medication for
>breakthrough pain also. Thanks in advance, Sherry
Sherry, i am also on the patch and have found with all the other meds
they have tried me on it helps the most... i have heard from other
patch wearers that it is an up and down effect however i have an even
flow with this med so it will entirely be an individualistic thing as to
how effective it will be for you.
I also take breakthrough but have found to need less as i have began the
Be sure to move your spot (not being the same every time you change due
to possible irritation... i did not get irritation right away... rather
2 months down the road... i used hydrocortizone cream to clear it up..
good luck to better pain management shawna french