A member asked:

My doctor put me on the butrans 5 patch on a friday morning i was sick, dizy and couldnt eat, i gave it till monday and im still not better...

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Dr. Bahman Omrani answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Butrans side effects: Most likely due to too much buprenophine (bup) in the system, seen more commonly during initiation in the opiate naive. Nausea, vomiting, dizziness are common side effects shared by all opiates including bup. There is a potential for bup to precipitate withdrawal in patients already receiving long acting opiates, but less likley in this case.

Answered 12/10/2013

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