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extracting fentanyl from mylan patches

A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
Fentanyl patches: There are some different manufacturers of fentanyl patches. The branded-duragesic-and the generic actually have differing delivery methods. I would ce ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
The lowest : Available dose form for Duragesic (fentanyl) is 12 microgram. The actual dose is usually based on prior oral morphine and congeners, and likel 25 or ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foead Geula
16 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Fentanyl patches must be applied directly to the skin.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
34 years experience Anesthesiology
Same as other opioid: Fentanyl patches are another way of delivering continuous opioids. Side effects include respiratory depression, sleepiness, nausea, vomiting, itching. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Oxy and fentanyl: So if I understand this they gave you two long acting medications at the same time. If this is true this is a dangerous practice and not safe at all.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No best: There is no such thing as a "best" medicine that can be generalized. Everyone needs individual assessment. Discuss with your doctor. It is concerning ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard O'Leary
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Both fentanyl and Opana are opiates. Opana er is the trade name for Oxymorphone ( a derivative of morphine). The medications differ in their side ef ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
36 years experience Pain Management
Strongest opiate: Fentanyl is the strongest followed by dilaudid, Percocet and narco. However, over time every opiate produces tolerance and withdrawals if stopped abru ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
35 years experience Anesthesiology
NO: Not possible
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Pain Meds: First, your patch is 25 micrograms per hour. Yes you can be on both if (and only if) both are prescribed by the same doctor.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Faubel
13 years experience Pain Management
Best?: I'm not sure what you mean by "best" glue. They differ in the matrix used in their adhesive (not sure the specifics though). I really haven't heard ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Similar: They are very similar (as are all opioids). Obviously a transdermal product (fentanyl patch) is much easier to use than having to inject something iv ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
An impossible ?: All opioid drugs, when given in equivalent doses, are equally effective in most people. Some may be more effective in some people for some kinds of pa ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Faubel
13 years experience Pain Management
No difference: No difference in strength; just more expensive.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Butran vs. tramadol: There is no such thing as "best" or "worst" medication, only those that work and don't work, based on the patient's individual circumstances and genet ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Haake
22 years experience Anesthesiology
They don't: Lidoderm patches only contain lidocaine. There is no Codeine or Codeine products in them.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
NO: Please discuss your medications with your primary care physician and your dentist. For sure you should not be using 2 benzodiazepines at the same tim ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends...: Depends on type of surgery, past exposure and response, allergy, other meds involved. Either is good in general.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Tramadol is a weak opioid based on its binding to opioid receptor, but it's metabolite is felt to be much more potent, and the FDA has recently schedu ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Crushes beads: Firstly one should not be tampering with medication designed for oral use. The worse that can happen is an anaphylactic reaction to some component of ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Morphine patches: There are no transdermal formulations of morphine currently available to my knowledge. Both morphine and Actiq (fentanyl) are potent opiates that can ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
32 years experience Pain Management
Not in the US: Neither of these medications are available as patches in the us.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: You must be aware of the surface area. Its important to use just the one patch for the recommended duration, remove it and replace it with another. As ... Read More

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