Fentanyl side effects used

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Avatar f tn I wish I could help more, but Im not really sure of the effects myself. I used fentanyl when I ran outta pills, but never had the problems that you guys are talking about.
Avatar f tn what were the side effects you experienced? This Doctor didn't mention ANYTHING!, even though he knew my heart history, high blood pressure, and they didn't work before, but I can't remember the details, so he just insisted to use MORE and that was THAT! Did they make you sleepy?, I know they didn't help my pain before but that's all I can remember,(they stopped them within 2 months,nI DO remember that!
Avatar n tn hair loss, blurred vision, drug cravings, tooth decay, et al- be sure to read all the side effects that this drug may cause because many of the side effects listed really, really do happen. I know because I have fallen victim to many of them. Please heed the cautions and side-effects and the long-term effects this drug will have on your health, your personality and your life. Avoid it at all costs if you are able!
909257 tn?1242668182 Pain medications have numerous side effects and those who do take pain meds on a regular basis do usually have some kind of depression due to the fact that they do have chronic pain but as far as the meds causing depression or bipolar no I do not believe so.
Avatar f tn ) lidocaine patch There all really different and they each have pros and cons, as well as a big spectrum of side effects -- for example, in the forums here, I see people mentioning the hell they go through withdrawing from fentanyl. And at the same time, it looks like withdrawing from buprenorphine (or any opiate for that matter) is no walk in the park, either.
Avatar m tn I am a 28 yrs old guy, who had right knee total knee replacement at 2005. ever since then I have terrible pain following me. I have tried many different pain medication and even TENS unit, all of those didn't work. After trying all those option at yr 2009 my pain management doctor offered me to tried "FENTANYL PATCH." FENTANYL PATCH really help. Before the FENTANYL PATCH, I use to took 8 -11 tablet NORCO (325mg/10) per day for pain.
Avatar m tn When i started MS Contin i also got very tired for about a week very much like the Fentanyl i used before. Hope fully some one has some input on this. The Doc. seems t think this is a good drug for me. I'm thinking about the jump to the "big gun pain med." so i'm a little leary about this. I have bad pain but i dont know about this. Any help on this would be great.
Avatar n tn I was on 25 mcg of fentanyl and was having side effects so I took the patch off 3 days ago, Now I am in terrible pain all over and can barely get out of bed. What can I do ? If I can tough it out a few more days will I get better?
767538 tn?1276575320 The effects did last 72 hours for me. Expect some side effects until your system adjust to the medication. I only took it for a few months. I developed a horrible allergy to the adhesive. Others will post with more information. Good luck. I hope it works well for you. Please let us know.
Avatar n tn Which i found was helpful in working out the minimum dose i would need, rather than overestimating it and getting more side effects. Although i am still in a lot of pain and was considering increasing the dose, it's better and i do not seem to have some of the side effects to the degree your husband has and so a smaller dose may be better for the drowsyness and concentration.
Avatar m tn ve seen of fentanyl detox and my own year long, slow methadone recovery, I think fentanyl and methadone are only different in dosage. The full synthetic nature and side effects of both methadone and fentanyl make them very close tie for the worst detox ever. As I vomit and shat myself in my yard from methadone detox, I remember wishing I was a heroin or any other kind of addict. Anyway, mute point, but wanted to share. How much and how long methadone use have you got under your belt bullseye?
1196338 tn?1265163728 The same thing happens with many other side effects. Side effects that are long term, and are interfering with your ability to function more than the pain would have, are probably a good reason to cease a given medication, or at least try a lower dose for a time.
1264863 tn?1391118193 I know my post seems a bit involved and strange, but in basic words - using erythromycin - or an antibiotic in that same family - can greatly increase the amount of fentanyl found in your blood plasma. This increase can not only increase any side effects you get from the fentanyl, but it could also cause breathing problems. and becuase of this increase, it could interfere with an accurat urine blood test if given.
Avatar f tn Everyone is different as far as what works for pain control and what side effects they experience. Nucynta is relatively new and isn't used much here. It's been used in Europe for a very long time. I've been on just about every medication over the past five years (except methadone) and didn't have great luck. I am sensitive to medications and it was hard finding something to help the pain with the least side effects.
Avatar n tn I wrote because I see some readers going through the stages I went through, some thinking of starting, some excited because the Fentanyl does ease the pain so well, others are already experiencing side effects and wanting to stop. Stop and read all postings here and other sources. Whatever you do, proceed with extreme caution you have the benefit of having read the experiences of all the postings.
Avatar n tn You'll get there. I still don't feel like myself (though I am still on a low dose of oxycodone.) I think some people seem to get more affected by these kind of side effects than others. I feel like Fentanyl just didn't agree with my system. It changed my tastes completely. I've had trouble with motivating myself since I was on it as well. For me, I feel like it somehow changed my brain chemistry. I was always very busy, very organized and had a great memory.
Avatar m tn Any information on how to get off fentanyl and if thier any other pain medicine that could help with less risk of addiction or side effects?
Avatar f tn Hello FemaleGlenn. I am the ex-wildlife veterinarian in the group, and thus sentenced to a lifetime of answering questions about things that go bump in the human anatomy by a jury of my peers. Jensen Pharama reports that transdermal fentanyl reaches steady state serum fentanyl levels in 5 days, on average. Let's calculate your equal analgesics using the opiiod calculator from the very smart folks at PracticalPainManagement.com ...
Avatar f tn But my pain is so severe that I kept trying until I found one that I could deal with the side effects. Fentanyl may be the one for you but you really need to give it a bit of a chance, a little time. Hang in there and you can chat with me any time. Take care, relax a bit and hang in, you'll be ok.
443878 tn?1205103196 I have been on Duragesic patch (Fentanyl) 100 mcg/hr for 6 years. I have gotten so sick of the side effects I began to taper off it 4 mnths ago.. I went from 100 to 75 stayed there 4 months then dropped to 50 about 1 month ago.. Last week I went to 25mcg/hr. I advise is no matter what your pain is.. GET OFF THIS PATCH.. If you think you cant eat now.. you wait until that patch really kicks in,.. you will be able to go for days and never want anything to eat or drink..
1311475 tn?1274198780 ve ever been to. My PM Dr. put me on Fentanyl Patch and worked me up to the Fentanyl 50 and swithched me to Norco 10/325 (still hydrocodone) and that helped tremendously but then the BT (norco) quit working )and he switched my BT to Percocet 10/325 and I take 1/2 to 1 pill every 8 hours. It's helped a lot. Dont' get discouraged because you just need to explain to your Dr. that it isn't working for you anymore and ask him what you might be able to try.