Other options. If you are speaking of the Duragesic or fentanyl patch, i would suggest that you explore with your physician other options before initiating the use of a long acting narcotic for the treatment of fibromyalgia related pain. There are many drug free treatment options along with other non opiod medications that may be helpful.
No. ? Use of pain patch for Fibromyalgia. Fentanyl, a narcotic, is contraindicated; see "comments" below. Topical NSAIDs might help because trigger points seem to be foci of anoxic/ischemic tissue containing reactive substance P, also found in CNS fluid of sufferers. Topical Cannabis salve helps many by imparting local analgesic effects, absent significant blood levels & absent psychotropic effects. .
Pain patch. Not likely since pain involves multiple sites.