Fentanyl

pheonix61's Fentanyl History (Ongoing)
12 mcg M,W,F Feb 03 - Apr 12, 2012
50 mcg M,W,F Apr 12 - 28, 2012
12 mcg M,W,F Apr 28 - May 18, 2012
25 mcg M,W,F May 18, 2012 - Last Update

pheonix61's Fentanyl is for…

  • Breakthrough pain
  • Pain
  • Fibromyalgia

pheonix61's side effects of Fentanyl…

  • over heating, to the point of chest tighting and forced to not move May 11, 2012
  • Euphoria Feb 3, 2012

Evaluations


Jan 23, 2013

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Breakthrough pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 25 mcg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 17, 2012

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Breakthrough pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 25 mcg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 11, 2012

  • Perceived effectiveness for Breakthrough pain: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 12 mcg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: When on this drug in the form of a transdermal patch it is unwise to put the patch on the back as a sudden rise in temperature can cause an increase in absorbtion time thus escalating side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 28, 2012

  • Perceived effectiveness for Breakthrough pain: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 50 mcg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

About Fentanyl (Prescription Drug)

Fentanyl is a narcotic (opioid) pain medicine available in various preparations including transdermal patch, lozenge, tablets, infusion and injection. Brand names include Actiq®; Duragesic®; Fentora™; Ionsys™; Sublimaze®.

Learn more about Fentanyl in our Fentanyl Community Report.