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Condition: Chronic Pain
3/15/2015 11:38:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Has been very effective for me. I apply a 20 mg patch every 7 days. I do have some other meds for breakthrough pain but don't need them often. I am in acute renal shutdown and waiting for next week to get here so I can get my pacemaker and defibrillator implanted but until then my poor feet are SO swollen so a few times I have taken the other meds at bedtime. The patch is easy to apply ( a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
3/2/2015 9:52:04 PM

Reviewer: Sweet red , 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It help with my pain. I started breakout at the patch site and around it. It burned and the patch never stayed on for seven days . I couldn't make it past 4 days without breakout and hurting so ba D I would take the batch off.

Condition: Chronic Pain
1/22/2015 9:57:07 PM

Reviewer: blondemom, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
These patches have changed my life for the better in so many ways. I can now go shopping, play with my kids, work and be a normal 40 year old person, and not be defined by fibromyalgia. Living without pain is my new motto. Sometimes keeping the patches to adhere for a whole week is challenging, but if you read the insert that comes with the patches, you do have options to help keep them on. The ha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
11/30/2014 1:30:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was doing ok, or I thought I was I broke out in a very bad rash in my groin and on my sides and under my breast. I didn't put them together until I started having severe allergic reaction at the patch sight, it started with sever itching ( like chicken pox ) it also has caused sever burning of my skin and lumps under the skin, it's like I am branded. I have still stayed on the 20 mcg. pa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
11/2/2014 8:28:51 PM

Reviewer: Hermitlady, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Treating constant pain from Fibromyalgia. I have been on 20 mcg/hr for about 14 months and it's effectiveness has definitely lessened over time. Doesn't seem to help much now and I am about ready to wean off. I am now realizing that the patch poops out after 4 days, and it takes over 24 hrs to feel the effects when I put on a new patch. I am feeling withdrawal symptoms much of the time, my ... Show Full Comment

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