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

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85 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Chronic Pain
8/16/2014 9:41:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Patch causes irritation, blisters at site.Patch comes loose due to uncotrollable scratching. It came off once in my sleep unkown to me,Caused depression and suicidal thoughts, when new patch put on caused vomiting for 2 days. Unstable dose,sometimes wearing off after 5 days causing feelings of depression. Worst experience of my life!!

Condition: Chronic Pain
8/16/2014 4:02:31 PM

Reviewer: PainFree44, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have severe back and neck pain associated with Herniated Discs and severe arthritis through out most my joints. As a result I have had surgery on my neck replacing three discs and I have nerve damage through out my back the lower back I have bone spurs and herniated discs but surgery is to risky due to my heart condition so my pain has been mostly treated with Norco 10mg 4 x daily. My doctor pre ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
6/27/2014 9:52:10 AM

Reviewer: Moe, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've been on Vicodin and Vicoprofen for 20 years but they stopped being effective so my doc had me try Butrans. I've been on the 20 Mcg for 3 months and had to stop because of the nausea. Everytime I sweat or heat up a little the nausea would come on so strong that I just removed the patch. There was very little relief anyway. It didn't deal with my hand pain at all but was fairly effe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
6/17/2014 10:34:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
gas, heart burn, backache, head pain

Condition: Chronic Pain
4/20/2014 8:20:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After using for a couple of months, I started getting itching and burning under the patch. when I finally removed it, It was very red, hives/blisters and itching. That area got redder as the days went on. Then crusty scabs and skin. It took weeks for the skin to recover to normal. My Dr. gave me a spray to use under the patch to see if that would help, but it didn't. I now have red patche ... Show Full Comment

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