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Condition: Chronic Pain with Narcotic Drug Tolerance
9/3/2014 9:52:08 PM

Reviewer: Jim, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I'm a 61 Year Old Male whose had 2 back surgeries and a L hip replacement. I've been seeing a PM Dr. since 2005 and have been on 60 Mg of Norco 10/325 per day for years. In the past 12-18 months, I added 4 Mg Dilaudid 2-3 times per day PRN. My PM Dr. wanted to add an ER product to lower my IR drugs. I started with 25 Mcg, went up to 37.5 (12 & 25 Mcg patches) and finally wound up on ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain with Narcotic Drug Tolerance
5/2/2014 10:50:06 AM

Reviewer: roe, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
able to go through daily routines, less need to lie down,,

Condition: Chronic Pain with Narcotic Drug Tolerance
12/16/2013 8:41:33 AM

Reviewer: aussieladee, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am trying this as a last resort to bring my pain under control. I suffer from Osteo-Arthritis & Fibromyalgia pain, I have previously tried all legal methods to take control of my pain but they are losing effectiveness as time goes on. I have a lot of trouble keeping the patches on now it is summer in Australia so I have to use additional transparent adhesive over the top at great expense to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain with Narcotic Drug Tolerance
11/2/2013 8:58:19 PM

Reviewer: Ibdonna, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on fentanyl since 2000, I have been on the 75 since 2003. This for me has been the BEST medication a Dr ever gave me. I finally had my life back, I was finally able to be a Mom & enjoy my kids again w/o crying or having to go lay down b/c I hurt too bad to move. I have fibromyalgia, degenerative disc disease & had c5-c6 fusion in 2001. Once I got to a dosage I could tolerate &a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain with Narcotic Drug Tolerance
10/18/2013 3:25:14 PM

Reviewer: b, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Im a 53 yr old man who at an early age beat stage 3b cancer, but underwent year of chemo which included steroids to make me eat. Chemo worked, so did the steroids, too well,,, they destroyed my hips, ate holes in my femurs. So had to get total hip replacements. After my 8th! hip replacement, my body was shot, constant pain, Pain mang. put me on duragesic patch, went to 50mcg a day, every 72hrs. ha ... Show Full Comment

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