Durogesic 50 mcg Patch


Overview

Uses of Durogesic Patch
Durogesic 50 mcg Patch is used for severe chronic pain.
Durogesic Patch side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased sweating
  • Fatigue
  • 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 50 mcg Patch is a opioid analgesics (pain reliever) which is absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream. Once absorbed, it works by decreasing the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.
Durogesic Patch related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Durogesic 50 mcg Patch may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
Lactation
SAFE
Durogesic 50 mcg Patch is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to 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
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established
What if you miss a dose of Durogesic Patch?
If you miss a dose of Durogesic 50 mcg Patch, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Use Durogesic 50 mcg Patch 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 50 mcg Patch, 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.

FAQs

Q. Is fentanyl an opioid/ morphine/ barbiturate?
Fentanyl is an opioid analgesic. It is not morphine or barbiturate
Q. Is Durogesic addictive/ controlled substance?
Durogesic is a controlled substance and has got addictive potential. Always follow the doctor's instruction regarding its use
Q. Does Durogesic cause constipation/ hypotension?
Durogesic may cause constipation and hypotension. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 2nd Nov 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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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