A member asked:

What is the best place to put a duragesic (fentanyl) patch on my skin for the most pain relief?

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Dr. James Wolfe answered

Specializes in Pain Management

The best location is anywhere that it can remain undisturbed. Typically someplace flat where the skin does not flex or stretch frequently. Common locations are the area above the breast, the side of the thigh or high on the shoulder blade. The patch does not have to be over the painful area to be effective.

Answered Apr 29, 2013

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Dr. Michael Gofeld answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Typically the best result if the patch is applied just below the collar bone or at the skin of inner arm.

Answered Jul 5, 2012

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