5mg butrans patch for chronic bowel pain

Posted , 3 users are following.

This discussion has been locked due to a period of inactivity. Start a new discussion

Been given 5ng butrans patch by pain clinic today. I'm scared to use them - any advice ??

0 likes, 5 replies

Report

5 Replies

  • Posted

    Hello you may have decided to use The Patch by now as it's 10 days ago you posted

    Did you try the Patch?

    I had 5mg Butrans Patch very reluctant to try but So so glad I have

    It helped me with Severe Arthritis Side Effects Minimal eat plenty of Fibre and drink plenty

    Of Water Etc

    First 3 days felt bit light headed but that's all

    Suggest you start on A Day/Weekend where you can "Chill"

    Hope this helps anyway if it doesn't agree just take it off 😀

    Good Luck

    Report
    • Posted

      Hi. Thank you for your reply.

      No I still haven't started them - still to scared. I'm taking Pregamblin 700mgs daily for pain relief - though the pain clinic assured me they are OK to combine.

      Regards

      Report
    • Posted

      Hi.

      Been on 5mg for 3 wks and it's made no difference to my pain level - if anything worsened. Took if off this morning after having another horrendous night of hallucinations, nausea and hot sweats.

      Can't get Drs as Bank Holiday today - probably not the brightest thing to do just removing it.. x

      Report
  • Posted

    Hi

    i started on 5mcg for chronic back pain and gradually gone up to 20mcg but had to reduce to 10mcg as I was so sleepy but have made a huge difference to my pain,  infact I'm now very reluctant to come off as I can get up and move and without them I can't do anything.  I would try them.. good luck let us know.

    Report
    • Posted

      Hi.

      Couldn't cope with side effects so removed no 3 patch.

      I felt it increased my pain just felt awful on it.

      X

      Report

Join this discussion or start a new one?

New discussion

Report as inappropriate

Thanks for your help!

We want the forums to be a useful resource for our users but it is important to remember that the forums are not moderated or reviewed by doctors and so you should not rely on opinions or advice given by other users in respect of any healthcare matters. Always speak to your doctor before acting and in cases of emergency seek appropriate medical assistance immediately. Use of the forums is subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and steps will be taken to remove posts identified as being in breach of those terms.

newnav-down newnav-up