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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Duragesic transdermal.

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Condition: Chronic Pain with Narcotic Drug Tolerance
7/28/2013 2:31:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The patches are very expensive, only last about 36 hours, irritate your skin, seem to either dump too much or not enough in your system, but it's still better than not being able to function at all. Still wish there was a better, cheaper way to manage though.

Condition: Chronic Pain with Narcotic Drug Tolerance
7/13/2013 3:30:31 PM

Reviewer: NEEDWIGSSOON, 35-44 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:
I was wondering if anyone that has been on these for a long time has noticed any hair loss??? I am a 44 yr old female and seem to be experiencing a large amount of hair loss. Not sure if its just a coincidence since I haven't seen anyone else complaining of it. *** Fyi-- If you have to pay cash for you're meds (any rx) the cheapest place to get them is Costco. You do not have to be a Co ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain with Narcotic Drug Tolerance
7/2/2013 12:57:21 PM

Reviewer: inidaho, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking oxycodone 20mgs 4xday for many years. My pain dr recently put me on 50mc fentanyl patches for better pain control. I've had cancer plus had a bad outcome from back surgery. I also have had my colon & bladder removed & wear bags. I'm allergic to tape. Since using these patches (1 week) I find the itching from the adhesive for my bags almost intolerable & am on ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain with Narcotic Drug Tolerance
6/25/2013 2:12:02 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I can't believe I'm on the highest dose of anyone I've read about on all these blogs - yikes! I started at 25mcgs/72hrs and was quickly titrated to 200/2days, PLUS Tramadol 300mgs/day - which is also the maz for that med!!! I have chronic pain stemming from a car accident and several mountain bike accidents prior. I was an athlete and very healthy until 1999 when I was 33. After having ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain with Narcotic Drug Tolerance
3/27/2013 12:45:43 PM

Reviewer: kimbe903, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

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