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Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
6/28/2008 4:40:40 AM

Reviewer: Diane102052, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This drug us a very effective medication, however, due to the high sugar content (by the way, makes it absolutely delicious!) the stakes are high for your teeth. It changes entire chemical makeup of your saliva and continues to do so even though you are not actively using one. I get mine sugar fee- by a special compounding pharmacy. Ask your doctor to write "OK to compound" on the pr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
6/17/2008 3:46:10 PM

Reviewer: thetriumphsaint, 45-54 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:
I've been using Actiq since 2003 with great results in relieving breakthrough pain. My insurance is now dening it because of the cost. It doesn't matter to them (Express Scripts) that I'm back to being in constant pain with nothing even coming close to helping. Typical insurance company; it doesn't matter how bad you are and it doesn't matter if there is a drug out there tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
6/17/2008 3:15:47 PM

Reviewer: thetriumphsaint, 45-54 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:
it works great; i can use the entire stick or a partial one just enough to take the edge off until my other meds kick in, which puts me in charge of my pain instead of my pain in charge of me and it takes effect quickly; but my insurance company will no longer pay for it.

Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
5/22/2008 6:12:32 PM

Reviewer: brig498, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on durgesic patches 100 and 50, taken 7 30mg of morphine, but aactiq relievs the pain most. Now my insurance company is dening it so do not no if I will ever get it again, too expensive

Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
5/5/2008 3:56:13 AM

Reviewer: trumpetangel, 45-54 Female 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:
I have had RSD for over 7 years. I've been using the Actiq for breakthrough pain relief for over 4 years. It does a pretty good job at controling my pain.I would recommand it to anyone with chronic pain.

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