Pain Concern
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Another day

It seems ages since my visit to the Pain Clinic on 29th of Jan and being told that I can get a Transdermal Patch and with my fall in the shower I am still sore with my shoulder .

My appointment with my doctor seems a life time away with me being so sore with this being the10th and my appointment is on Wed the 19th .

My usual Cocodamol 30x500 are not strong enough am glad that I am off work this Wed and Thursday.

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Is your transdermal patch Fentanyl? They start working within 24 hrs which should be giving you some relief by now. What strength are you on?

Pat x


Paton Hi this morning I hurt that sore arm of mine at work so I phoned the surgery and was able to get an appointment for 11.20 am .Reason being that the pain was too great.

So now I have my BuTrans Buprenornorphine 10mg Patch on.

So fingers crossed . Sam.


Hi Pirate

Can you not get an emergency appointment with your GP so he can start you on the patches earlier?

Hope things improve soon



welshnut Hi after hurting my arm at work yes the one I hurt when I fell in the shower , I phoned the surgery and got a cancelation appointment for 11.20 am today.

So now I have my BuTtans Transdermal Patch on.

Its starting at a 10 mg dose so fingers crossed that this one works , with all new medication we all hope that "THIS IS THE ONE" heres hoping . Sam.


Good luck today.



nedd thanks for that,and the same goes to yourself, as for me thats 24 hours now since I put the Patch on.

I have been told that it will take 3 days to be right in the system as luck would have it I am off work today and tomorrow. Sam.


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