Re: Duragesic Patch question

From: Robin (
Thu Jan 24 07:38:22 2002

Dear Jean the Duragesic patch never made me sick. It does take a while for it to build up in your system. Don't put it on your hip, it will take longer to work there. I found that my arm was the best place. It worked really well for me. I hope it will help you & not make you sick. love robin

At Wed, 23 Jan 2002, Jean Long wrote: >
>I have a question for those of you who have been on the Duragesic Patch and
>got sick from it.
>The doctor told me it would take about 12 hours before I feel the affects.
>Did you get sick as soon as you took it or 12 hours later when it kicked in.
>I am trying to figure out the best time for me to take it so that if I get
>sick I am able to be sick and lay down with no problem if I need to.
>I was told to take it now so it kicks in when I wake up in the morning.
>However, if I don't get sick until it kicks it that would mean my new puppy
>would be demanding her morning feeding & potty time and my business would be
>open when I get sick. I wouldn't do too well throwing up at that time!
>I am here alone all day so it would be better to get sick at night.
>All I would need is a customer to walk in or call or puppy to do her job on
>the floor while I am puking!
>Business is very bad due to my problems but the door still opens so
>customers can call & come in.
>This is a trial run since all oral meds make me very sick, don't have allot
>of options left.
>"SMILE............It confuses people!"

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