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    Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
    12/17/2014 6:06:44 AM

    Reviewer: noname23, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    What can I say? They do work about as well as anything but my pain generally flares up while in bed. Taking one of those lollipops while trying to get back to sleep had a devestating effect on my bite wing teeth. My wife at the time was a dental assistant and would find me at 6am sleeping with a half finished actiq in my mouth. I now need more dental work than I could ever afford. Pretty much ever ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
    4/23/2014 10:50:02 AM

    Reviewer: 1947michael, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    After using Actiq for 5 or 6 years I found it to be fast acting and very effective. Without it I can barely function. Due to a failed spine fusion I have severe nerve damage. On days when the pain is only something another sufferer can understand Actiq does work when nothing or a combination of treatments will not work. My clinic changed doctors and I was told that the DEA does not allow it to be ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
    5/10/2013 12:39:55 AM

    Reviewer: Flobee102, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had been on actiq for 5 years. We were moving out of state & I deceided to ween myself off of the patches & lollopops. Had no withdrawal symptoms because I did it the correct way. However, I have been off of it for almost 3 moths and my pain has intensified. Now I have to find a new doctor in the Jacksonville/St. Augustine area that will prescibe these drugs for me. My functionabil ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
    1/14/2013 12:19:43 AM

    Reviewer: Nytyngale, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been taking this medication for many years. I was originally on the brand name and now I am taking the generic. It has been a g-d send to me and in the past it was very effective in allowing me to live a somewhat "normal" life. My pain was never completely gone because I refuse to become that sedated. However, I now have problems with my metabolism thru an autoimmune disease that ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breakthrough Pain in Opioid Tolerant Patients
    4/3/2012 10:35:56 PM

    Reviewer: lwhit77, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've suffered terribly with chronic low back pain for nearly 15 years, even after failed surgery to relieve it. I was given Actiq to try along with my long acting med. This is the ONLY drug I've used that gave relief enough to be able to get up and move within my own home. With it I can walk and without it I can barely get out of bed or even think of walking within my home. I'm so than ... Show Full Comment

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