Pain Patches Expensive

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by chris350, Aug 16, 2006.

  1. chris350

    chris350 New Member

    How is everyone?

    I was hired about 2 months ago as an internal auditor which required me to travel 100% of the time. I was terminated 1 week ago for no apparent reason. The reason I was given was "they did not feel it was working out." Yet not one person could name 1 thing I had done wrong.

    I will be losing my med coverage and I am on the Duragesic patches. W/out insurance they are about $1,500 / month. Any suggestions??? Is there a cheaper long-term pain medicine?

    Thanks for any insight!
  2. StephieBee

    StephieBee New Member

    I believe that is the brand name. You can ask for a generic version of the Fentanyl patch.

    Hugs,
    Stephanie
  3. butterfly83

    butterfly83 New Member

    You can get the paperwork to fill out with your doctor to get those types of pain patches through the pharmaceutical company for free. Like that person said, look it up on PPARX, and discuss with your doctor your changing financial/insurance circumstances and see what you can work out.

    Good luck