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After bathing, I dried myself thoroughly!From the start, the patch would not adhere well and the corners curled backwards which made it easy to peal off with any kind of movement or contact with clothing. Although the patch was on for 3 hours (held on by my waistband on my lower back and by my blouse sleeve on my shoulder), I did not get any pain relief. The patch on my lower back fell into the toilet and the other patch came off when I removed...
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Mylan Lidocaine 5% patches are only 5% because Mylan made them thinner. They don't adhere to skin very well and they are hard to pull apart. They are only 140mg of lidocaine compared to the standard 700mg patches offered by Watson, Qualitest and Actavis. The Mylan patches are worthless. My insurance should demand a refund. They just rolled out in 2015 but I can't imagine that someone would think this was a good idea. I ended up with 2 boxes that...
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2.3
I didn't like
  • Patches
  • Quality of product
#909502
Now, I am told that Rite Aid only has Mylan brand. These patches are like sticking a piece of plastic to your skin. They do not stick and they peel and wrinkle up as you move. You can't wear them under clothes without them showing through or wrinkling your clothes. So, the pharmacist told me I could use duct tape to keep them attached to my skin. I ended up having to use another pharmacy to get an acceptable patch. Lidoderm is the best!...
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Mylan Lidocaine Transdermal Patch Review

#894448
They are garbage, no wonder my insurance wouldn't cover them and I ended up paying 240.00 for patches that don't work. I'd like a refund. I can't even use them. They don't stick. So basically you put them on and can't move for 12 hours if you want your money's worth. Who can do that?
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Mylan Lidocaine Transdermal Patch Review

#887798
The Mylan Lidocaine 5% Paiches are garbage. They won't stick to your skin. If there is no adhesive then there can be no lidocaine. My mailorder pharmacy has marked my file to only use Qualitest patches. They also have numerous complaints about the Mylan patches.. Has the FDA been notified? Can we file a class action law suit?
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Mylan Lidocaine Transdermal Patch Review

#830093
1.0
Horrible!! These patches will not stick to my skin at all!! I wear the patch for nerve damage....nothing like having these POS roll off and poke my already sensitive skin.
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Mylan Lidocaine Transdermal Patch Review

#825027
Lidoderm and Watson manufactured lidocaine patch stick to your body and provide pain relief. Mylan's product is like slightly sticky paper. It doesn't adhere to your skin and it doesn't stick, even if you don't sweat, shave the skin, or don't don't move at all. It's so terrible it's totally pointless. The medication cannot delivered transdermally if the patch falls off your body upon contact.
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The patches FAIL inherently by design.The carrier tape part does not allow for any air to breath (Why you see band aids have cloth and holes) and when a patch is applied, it causes you to sweat more (a little secrete, iPEOPLE IN PAIN SWEAT MORE!) and the adhesive used apparently does not stick when exposed to sweat, even in the smallest amount it will fall off. The carrier becomes to brittle for any give and feels like I have packaging tape on...
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Mylan patches, which are new to the market with Lidocaine, are terrible. They offer almost no pain relief; they do not adhere to the skin; their backing is a cellophane like material which is resistant to flexing and will start to fall off almost immediately once you use that body part. The same is true even when taped on (and there is no reason you should have to tape on a pain patch). There is a better choice for prescription Lidocaine...
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1.0
I didn't like
  • Quality of lidocaine patch
  • Anything about the product
  • Patches
#900592
I read the directions carefully.The patch was much thinner than the patch I was used to using. I used pressure on the patch, as was recommended in the directions. As soon as I released the pressure, the patch "jumped" off. The patch would not stay on, even when I used liquid bandage around the edges. So, I laid it on my knee and pulled my compression stocking over the top of it, so it would stay on my skin. After a bit, my leg started to hurt...
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4.1
I didn't like
  • Quality of lidocaine patch
#890638
1-The plastic film is hard to pull off, especially when one has arthritic fingers. 2-The "sticky" side is not sticky at all and the backing is not pliable, it is a plastic type of material. 3-I have to use tape to hold in place, which is difficult when one is alone. 4-Lidoderm is much superior. I can't come up with 100 words. Crazy that they require that when 40 some odd words is enough. I can't come up with 100 words. Crazy that they require...
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I agree with the first reviewer completely.I have been trying to use them for the better part of 2 weeks, and besides being nearly impossible to separate the plastic film from the patch, they don't stay on (the very slightest amount of sweat will make them peel off), but they do grab at each tiny hair on my lower back when I move (and it leaves some of the gooey film each time I remove one). Whatever their standards are to develop their product,...
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3.0
I liked
  • Extremely poor quality
I didn't like
  • Patches

For 2 years my wife has been using lidocaine patches and they stayed on for the full 12 hours. Her last prescription was filled with a Mylan lidocaine patch and it doesn't adhere properly. Accordingly, I contacted Mylan thru their website and filed a quality control complaint and provided lot number on the product. Also talked to our pharmacist and said he has received complaints about the Mylan patch. My contact with Mylan was a week before...
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Similar complaints to all of these posts. Have been using Lidocane patches for some time with great success. My mail order pharmacy sent the ones made by Mylan. I used one and called to express my dissatisfaction. The pharmacy said they receive many similar complaints and will request those made by Watson. Much more comfortable. Made with cloth not plastic and I've never had one peel off. They are repalcing my order with the Watson made...
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