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Fentanyl patches not sticking in 2 months I've lost 4-doses
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rjbeck77 posted:
This is my second month of using fentanyl patches and this month I've lost 3 doses which equals 6-days.my ins co told me the earliest I can fill my prescrption is feb 9 or have my doctor write the prescrition a little different then the original prescription and they would cover it sooner, Does this sound correct. I did call Mylan and they sent me Askina Derm covers but it was to late. these patches just don't stick when I have my sweating episodes
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Onehurtguy responded:
I don't use patches, but I've heard that there are tapes that are made specifically for the purpose of resticking the transdermal patches back to your skin.

Ask your pharmacist, they should know what you're looking for.

Good luck!

R
 
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Onehurtguy replied to Onehurtguy's response:
Oh, and save the ones that fell off to show your MD that you're not using them too often, otherwise they may not believe your story.

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