Im just into my 2nd month of the Fentanyl patch, and so far not getting decent results. Were trying different brand names first, but I have a feeling the Fentanyl itself is not working or not a big enough dosage. That being said, it makes my BT med's seem like they are not effective either.
I think one needs to make sure their baseline med's are dosed correctly first, ….and one way to check that process is to see if your taking your BT med's on a regular schedule. I'm a firm believer that if you are doing this, and not using them as true BT med's then you will be chasing a black cat in a pitch dark room.
I use Percocet as my current BT med..7.5mg, ..and my patch strength is 25mcg.
Good luck in your visit with your PM/PCD
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Post Edited (Screaming Eagle) : 6/17/2012 7:57:53 PM (GMT-6)