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Durogesic 50mcg Patch

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Durogesic 50mcg Patch is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to manage persistent, moderate to severe chronic pain that requires continuous, around-the-clock opioid administration for an extended period of time.

Your doctor will explain how to use Durogesic 50mcg Patch. Follow the instructions carefully to get the most benefit. The dose and duration will depend on what you are using it for and how well it helps your symptoms. Use it regularly and do not discontinue using it until the doctor tells you it is alright to stop.

The most common side effects of this medicine include headache, dizziness, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, and irregular heartbeat. You may have side effects more often when you start your treatment or when your dose is increased. Usually, the side effects will slowly go away as your body gets used to it. If they are severe or do not go away, you should remove your patch and contact your doctor.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other illnesses or disorders. It may also affect, or be affected by, some other drugs you are using so let your doctor know what these are to be safe. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Durogesic Transdermal Patch

  • Severe chronic pain

Side effects of Durogesic Transdermal Patch

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Durogesic

  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Vomiting

How to use Durogesic Transdermal 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 Transdermal Patch works

Durogesic 50mcg Patch is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Durogesic 50mcg Patch may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Durogesic 50mcg Patch is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Consult a doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness (more than usual), difficulty breastfeeding, breathing problems, or limpness.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Durogesic 50mcg Patch in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Caution should be excercised in patients with underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Durogesic 50mcg Patch in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylpiperidine Derivatives
Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Durogesic with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Trima, Rimarex, Morex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Selgelin
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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He has undergone panprocolostomy And had infection postoperatively and suffered with chronic pain Later his infections were cured But till now he s having cronic pain in coccyx and back Aceclofenac Timadol Amitryptiline Doesnt respond to his pain He also has a open stoma Tell me ways to control his pain His cultures and crp are negative But protein albumin and electrolytes are low Which could be reason for bone pain Remedy for pain mediated by thiss??
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Medical Oncology and Hematology
You can have fentanyl patch for painHave high protein diet
I was diagnosed with thyroid during pregnancy and started taking thyronorm 25 .After my child was born I stopped taking it went high upto 10.3 again started with thyronorm 75 and now my kid is 2 years checked tsh and my levels are 0.05 what should I do
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
and take Thyronorm 50mcg
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FAQs

Q. Is there anything I need to be careful about while on therapy with Durogesic 50mcg Patch?

Durogesic 50mcg Patch may cause drowsiness and dizziness, especially in the beginning of the treatment. Do not drive or work with tools or machinery if your alertness is affected. It is not advisable to drink alcohol during treatment with this medicine as it might increase sleepiness.
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References

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  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 539-41.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Johnson & Johnson Private Limited., 501 Arena Space, Behind Majas Bus Depot, Off Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road, Jogeshwari (E), Mumbai 400 060
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