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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of fentanyl citrate (PF) epidural.

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Condition: Severe Pain
9/3/2012 5:11:38 PM

Reviewer: beatlesfan, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This has been a lot better for me than morphine. I am worried about the shaking my body goes into when the drug wears off after 3 days. My dose is 125mmg. every 3 days. I wonder if this is a very high dose?Can anyone out there vouch for my dose?

Condition: Severe Pain
5/15/2012 2:11:32 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I HAVE ONLY BEEN ON THE PATCH FOR A MONTH. IT SEEMS TO HELP THE CHRONIC PAIN DUE TO A INJURY AT WORK 7 YRS AGO. WAS PREVIOUSLY ON MORPHINE 30 MG 3X DAY WITH HYDROCODONE 10/325 5X DAY FOR BREAKTHROUGH. THE FIRST 3 PATCHES ALL FELL OFF IN THE SHOWER. HAD ORDERED TEGA-DERM TO KEEP THEM ON,UNTIL THAT ARRIVED USED TAPE TO KEEP THEM ON. STILL FELL OFF. CALLED DR WHEN I HAD ONLY 1 PATCH LEFT AND LEFT MES ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Pain
5/13/2012 10:11:38 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have lupus and spinal stenosis, this drug delivery system stopped me waking in fright daily at 6am. I am able to go about my business which I could not do on oxycodone. I can't even compare the differnce in constipation - much better on this. I use endone 5mg for breakthrough and find that the patch doesn't really last three days but it is a winner for me, I would be putting my head in a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Pain
1/9/2012 10:16:05 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
they dont like to stay on. as being a medical student, i use medical tape to help keep them stick. its difficult to maintain the right mg due to tolernce levels.

Condition: Severe Pain
11/3/2011 6:02:37 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
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