Duragesic Addiction Hotline
24/7, Toll-Free, Confidential844-207-6576
Patients who begin to use Duragesic may notice common side effects, including nausea, vomiting, constipation, lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, headaches, and mild irritation or redness at the application site. These symptoms should all go away with time. If these common Duragesic side effects persist or worsen over time, contact your doctor as soon as possible.
More serious side effects of Duragesic include mental changes, agitation, confusion, hallucinations, severe stomach or abdominal pain, difficulty urinating, slow or irregular heartbeat, loss of appetite, unusual tiredness, and weight loss. Be sure to notify your doctor or pharmacist immediately if these symptoms occur.
Get professional medical attention if you experience fainting, seizure, slow or shallow breathing, severe drowsiness, or difficulty waking up after using Duragesic.
Duragesic has the potential to interact with other medications, herbal products and over-the-counter drugs. Products which have been shown to interact with Duragesic include pain medications like pentazocine, nalbuphine, butorphanol, and naltrexone.
The following medications have been shown the decrease the effectiveness of Duragesic: cimetidine, nefazodone, azole antifungals, diltiazem, verapamil, HIV drugs, macrolide antibiotics, rifamycins, and certain anti-seizure medications such as carbamazepine and others.
Do not use MAO inhibitors while taking Duragesic, as this can produce a serious or possibly fatal interaction. Specifically, avoid the following MAO inhibitors during your Duragesic treatment: isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, safinamide, selegiline, and tranylcypromine.
Seeking addiction treatment can feel overwhelming. We know the struggle, which is why we're uniquely qualified to help.
Your call is confidential, and there's no pressure to commit to treatment until you're ready. As a voluntary facility, we're here to help you heal -- on your terms. Our sole focus is getting you back to the healthy, sober life you deserve, and we are ready and waiting to answer your questions or concerns 24/7.Speak to an Intake Coordinator now.352.771.2700
If you or someone you love is struggling with a substance abuse disorder, get help as soon as possible. The Recovery Village has a variety of treatment options to suit every patient’s needs. To learn more about these life-saving programs and resources, visit us online at www.TheRecoveryVillage.com or call our 24-hour, toll-free hotline at 855-548-9825.
Medical Disclaimer: The Recovery Village aims to improve the quality of life for people struggling with a substance use or mental health disorder with fact-based content about the nature of behavioral health conditions, treatment options and their related outcomes. We publish material that is researched, cited, edited and reviewed by licensed medical professionals. The information we provide is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. It should not be used in place of the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider.