A 40-year-old female asked:
i have fibromyalgia. under pain doc care. using a wholistic approach. no opiates 4 18 months. going back on opiates. can you tell me about pain patchs?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Charles Cattano answered
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure...: What are your concerns? There are several varieties of pain patches. For example: Butrans skin patches contain buprenorphine, an opioid pain medication whereas Lidocaine is in a class of medications called local anesthetics.
Answered on Jun 3, 2017
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