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Pain patches

fishermanffisherman Posts: 12
edited 03/26/2013 - 1:07 PM in Lower Back Pain
My Pm just prescribed the Fentanyl 50 mcg patch from the Butrans 20 mcg due to costs. $155 vs $15. but told me to wait 1 wk before putting on the Fentanyl patch. I'm taking my BT norcos 7.5/325 in the meantime but I think I'm feeling the effect of WD'S . It feels like having a bad cold & the pain in my lower back isn't going away with the Norcos. Has anyone been
through this change in patches and their PM's advice to wait a week before starting on the Fentanyl patch? I have DDD,
Herniated discs in the L4 L5 area, bulging discs & the discs are starting to slip.


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