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

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Condition: Chronic Pain
2/2/2012 1:33:18 PM

Reviewer: sillyworm, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking Vicodin/Vicoprofen(160 a month/and for a short time OXYCOTIN 5mg(180 a month) for chronic lower back pain(bulging disc) and chronic shoulder muscle pain (associated with muscles that NEVER relax) for over 16 years.I started out just using 1 Vicodin a day to help with sleeping.24 years of factory work has taken it's toll.My longtime doctor just ended his practice.I was feel ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
1/18/2012 10:18:24 PM

Reviewer: BodyBeBetter, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just started on a Butrans patch after using Tramadol for about 8 or 9 months. I am also on a 400mg a day dose of Celebrex and am taking Plaquenil. Everything up to the patch helped a bit - more obviously if I didn't take them. Rather than feeling relief, I just don't hurt as badly. I started the patch at 5mcg a week ago. It didn't do much and the doctor said I could double up th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
1/12/2012 10:11:40 PM

Reviewer: Soundgarden Sabbath, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm suffering from DDD, Scoliosis, Shoulder Injury x 2 and neuropathic pain for 10 years (since age 21). Over the years, I've been prescribed Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Codeine, Tramadol, Neurontin,Lyrica.....and finally something that works, the BUTRANS patch. Wow, I actually have control of my life again! My pain level went from an (8) pre-patch to about a (3) post-patch. I apply a ne ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
1/12/2012 3:49:50 PM

Reviewer: pavermechanic, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had chronic pain due to a very physical profession, OA,Bursitus, disk degeneration, etc. Have been taking 35 mg. oxycodone for a couple of years, and needed more, so my Doctor put me on 20 mcg/hour. Have been taking it for 2 1/2 months now. It helps a lot when my pain is worse at night. I only need 15 mg. of oxycodone for 4 days after putting on the patch. The last 3 days, i need more oxyc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
1/6/2012 1:57:14 PM

Reviewer: Bogey, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Had hip surgery in 2008 and spinal fusion in 2010. L4-S1. Just started the patch yesterday. Can't give a review on the effectiveness since I just started. Did notice my first night trying to sleep was difficult. The patch seems to amp me up. I don't feel the need to take my daily medications as frequent so far. As far as the pain relief I need to wait a few more days to be fair to t ... Show Full Comment

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