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Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
10/22/2011 11:36:31 AM

Reviewer: bob69, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
9/7/2011 1:22:40 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Very effective when used in conjunction with duragesic patches. I am taking 3-600mcg suckers a day PRN and it is the only thing that touches the breakthrough pain that is just intolerable. You've got to have really good insurance...this stuff is $1280.00 for a box of 30(that's what they bill our med plan-I copay $10). Stay away from oxycontin and suggest this...my pain mgmt dr. says very f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
9/5/2011 11:53:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
has quick relief for chronic pain

Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
8/23/2011 6:27:26 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was told that I was a "Guinea Pig" of "The Lollipop" for 18 months. Due to it being an opiate, I became dependent on it very quickly due to having severe chronic pain in the penile area. When insurance was covering the 12K cost every 30 days, it was "very easy" to use. Once the insurance seized (terminated from work) I found that I crashed ...very hard for 3 mont ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
8/13/2011 4:12:55 AM

Reviewer: jaxcatlover, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I feel very lucky! My insurance company still pays for this drug when most stopped if you weren't a cancer patient. Being a veteran is paying off. Tri-Care, our insurance, is paying for the generic brand, $900 a box per month vs $3,800 and my co-pay is $3.00 a month and I get 4 boxes a month. I've tried a dozen different Opioid class meds and a combination of morphine and Actiq is the only ... Show Full Comment

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