# 002 Converting to/from Transdermal Fentanyl, 2nd ed
- September 22, 2014
- Support Groups
Medical College of Wisconsin (EPERC)
Background: what dose of the transdermal fentanyl patch (DuragesicTM) is equianalgesic to a 3 mg/hr morphine continuous infusion? Conversions to and from fentanyl transdermal are notoriously tricky, requiring knowledge of the published conversion data, general opioid pharmacology, and a generous dose of common sense. See also Fast Fact #36 on opioid dose conversions.
July 2005; 2.