Medicine Overview of Durogesic Patch
Uses of Durogesic Patch
Durogesic 25mcg Patch is used for Anaesthesia and moderate to severe pain.
Side effects of Durogesic Patch
Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Nausea, Edema, Fatigue, Anemia, Constipation.
How to use Durogesic Patch
Use this medicine in dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label before use. Make sure the skin is clean and dry. Remove the protective liner of the patch. Do not touch the sticky side. With sticky side down, place the patch evenly onto the skin.
How Durogesic Patch works
Durogesic 25mcg patch is an opioid analgesic ( pain reliever). It works by decreasing the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.
In Depth Information on Durogesic Patch
Expert advice for Durogesic Patch
- Use Durogesic as instructed by your doctor. Never take in greater amounts or more often than prescribed.
- It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Durogesic, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
- Store opioid pain relievers in a safe place and out of reach of others.
Special precautions for Durogesic 25mcg Patch
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Durogesic 25mcg Patch may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Durogesic 25mcg Patch should be used with caution during lac+more
tation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Durogesic 25mcg Patch may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery....
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Durogesic 25mcg Patch is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment....
Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Fentanyl, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Durogesic 25mcg Patch
Frequently asked questions for Fentanyl
Q. Is fentanyl an opioid/ morphine/ barbiturate?
Fentanyl is an opioid analgesic. It is not morphine or barbiturate
Durogesic is a controlled substance and has got addictive potential. Always follow the doctor's instruction regarding its use
Durogesic may cause constipation and hypotension. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
Substitutes for Durogesic Patch
Fendrop 25mcg Patch
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