Back Down I Go

Back Down I Go

Well I had to see my doctor before my scheduled appointment due to the horrible side effects on 75mcg, even though the pain relief was a bit better than the 50mcg. Going down to 2 patches equalling 62mg. I was still in a lot of pain at 50mcg and very tired still so not sure … Read more

Can’t Keep Awake

Can’t Keep Awake

Since increasing to 75mcg Fentanyl patches I have noticed I am much more tired. I was tired on the 50mcg but not like this. I slept for over 10 hours, woke up and wanted to sleep again. Ended up falling asleep downstairs a few hours later. I was super hot for the first few days … Read more

What Was Normal?

What Was Normal

I was trying to work out how different I feel on medication to how I was before I started any. I had been on so many different medications that did nothing but give me side effects before I was put on the Fentanyl that helps the pain a bit with the least side effects so … Read more

Fortnightly Doctors Trip

Fortnightly Doctors Trip

I saw my doctor again today as I do every two weeks, and again Fentanyl dose increase to double what I am currently on. So now on 50mcg Fentanyl (Matrifen) patches, and the codeine that does nothing as needed for “breakthrough pain”, although breakthrough pain is constant really as the patches only do a very, … Read more

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