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All have to remember, all drugs act different. Just because one didn't work for U may work for someone else. Fentanyl worked great for me, morphine was hell. Some are allergic to drugs and don't know it until they are tried. So, all is best to say talked to your Dr. a lot. As soon as you feel bad with any drug, tell Dr. right away. There are many to use and mixed to find the right formula for U. Never give up on pump, Once U take out, U can't put in.


  • Does anyone have recommendations for keeping patches in place? I've been on Fentanyl for years but lately my patches seem to fall right off after putting them on??
    Thank you.
  • and nextcare both make bioclusive dressings that can be placed over the patches to help them stay in place. There is also another one called opsite that can be used as well. You can buy them on ebay or at a medical supply store , and local pharmacies also carry them.
  • i had major problems keeping my patches in place especially when i sweat all of the time. because of this i went to oxycontin where i have been taking for 12 years now. maybe a change of meds might help
    I have 4 fusions from L5-3, the latest last May '12 where they fixed my disc that broke.They went through my side this time. I take 40 mg of oxycontin 4x a day and 4 fenatyl lollipops 300 micro gms 4x a day.
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