FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch


Questions | Reviews ***~

strenght of the patch comes in


i was wondering what are the strenghts that the patch comes in and is it morphine based /
by KevinWayneDavis in Peterborough Ontario, 02/05/2007

fentanyl & aprazolam


Is it safe to use fentanyl transdermal patch while also taking aprazolam?
by Unknown in Holland, Michigan, USA, 05/16/2007

system time


how long does fetanyl stay in your system for??  
by zack wright in indianapolis, IN, 04/18/2009

fentanyl and fever


when you develop a fever how high should it get before you remove the patch? mine is 100.4
by debbie covington in jacksonville, fl, 02/03/2008

i need to know where to put it


                I got my Fentanyl  and the pharmist said it will have on the instructions where to place it. wll it did 1 spot my left front upper side that was it no wher...
by Unknown in usa, 09/18/2006

FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch Drug and Prescription Information

FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch

FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch Medication Classification

FENTANYL (Absorbed through the skin)

FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch Brandname

Duragesic

FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch is used for the Treatment

Fentanyl (FEN-ta-nil) Treats severe, ongoing pain that cannot be controlled with other medicines. This medicine is a narcotic pain reliever.

When To Not Use FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to fentanyl or adhesives.

How Should You Use FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch

Patch

  • Your doctor will tell you how many patches to use, where to apply them, and how often to apply them. Do not use more patches or apply them more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • This medicine comes with patient instructions. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
  • Leave the patch in its sealed wrapper until you are ready to put it on. Tear the wrapper open carefully. NEVER CUT the wrapper or the patch with scissors. Do not use any patch that has been cut by accident.
  • The patient instructions will show the body areas where you can wear the patch. When putting on each new patch, choose a different place within these areas. Do not put the new patch on the same place you wore the last one. Be sure to remove the old patch before applying a new one.
  • Do not put the patch over burns, cuts, or irritated skin. Do not use soap, lotion, or oil on the skin before putting on the patch.
  • Put on a new patch if the old one has fallen off and cannot be reapplied.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you forget to wear or change a patch, put one on as soon as you can. If it is almost time to put on your next patch, wait until then to apply the patch and skip the one you missed.
  • Do not apply extra patches to make up for a missed dose.

Proper FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch Storage

Store FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using antibiotics (such as erythromycin), medicine to treat fungal infections (such as Sporanox®, Nizoral®), medicines to treat HIV/AIDS (Norvir®, Crixivan®, Retrovir®, Viracept®, Invirase®, Fortovase®), rifampin (Rifadin®), carbamazepine (Tegretol®), or phenytoin (Dilantin®).
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are using any medicines that make you sleepy (such as sleeping pills, cold and allergy medicine, narcotic pain killers, or sedatives). Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine.

FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have lung disease, recent head injury, brain tumor, heart disease, heart rhythm problems, kidney disease, liver disease, or a history of drug or alcohol abuse.
  • This medicine should not be used by a child under 12 years old or by a person under 18 years old who weighs less than 110 pounds, except in certain research studies.
  • Do not let the patch get too hot or it may release too much medicine too quickly. Avoid direct sunlight and using electric blankets, heated waterbeds, saunas, sun lamps, and hot tubs. Call your doctor if you have a fever higher than 102°.
  • This medicine may be habit-forming. If you feel that the medicine is not working as well, do not use more than your prescribed dose. Call your doctor for instructions.
  • This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.

FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat
  • Swelling in the hands, ankles, or feet
  • Trouble breathing, slow or shallow breathing, extreme weakness
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Blurred vision
  • Itching, rash, redness, or swelling where the patch is applied
  • Nausea, vomiting, constipation

FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch Ratings

Overall Rating:

3.5***~

 

(based on 4 reviews)

Effectiveness:

***

Ease of Use:

*****

Overall Satisfaction:

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Reviews

FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch
3.5

Effectiveness: ****

Ease of Use: ****

Overall Satisfaction: **

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Sakshi, Sakshi - 01/14/2014

Hi, If you are using the correct size nedeels on the face you should not need to use numbing creams. I cannot comment on other specific products but if you are going to use other products other than our organic safe serums, make sure they are 100% natural so you know it is safe.

FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch
3.0

Effectiveness: **

Ease of Use: *****

Overall Satisfaction: **

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Larry Corwin, Southern California - 10/08/2010

Taking this medication has presented a dillema. I suffer from sever back pain and this medication has helped a lot in that regard. At the same time, there have been side effects, the worst of which is constantly feeling ill. I mean ill in relation to stomach aches. In addition to that, I have also suffered from bouts of dizziness, constant headaches, and depression. I have never had to deal with depression before, so this is new to me, and it's not fun. But the sickness is the worst part.

FENTANYL (Transdermal) (Patch
5.0

Effectiveness: *****

Ease of Use: *****

Overall Satisfaction: *****

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sara, nyc - 01/17/2008

I began on the Fentanyl patches about five months ago. My doctor prescribed these patches after I suffered nearly a year from RA and FMS, and I also broke my jaw. I had no pain relief from taking other medicines I tried. 24 hours after first putting on the patch, I noticed a difference. I finally felt pain free. I take 37.5mg every 72 hours, and I have not had one side effect. I plan on taking the drug until I have a surgery on my jaw. I have no idea how I would have coped without this patch; I highly recommend it for people who have severe and unending pain.