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Old 11-08-2012, 07:59 PM   #1
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Unhappy need input switched from o oxycontin 20mg 2x a day to opana er 10mg 2X A DAY

Hey there,

My name is Dustin and I have been taking oxycotin 20mg 2 times a day. I have been converted to Opana er 10mg 2 x a day.

The doctor says this is a equvlint dose and I should not be having any issues. But I feel like my skin crawling. I feel like I want to cry and not stop.. The pain portion of my body says your ok and covered. But my feeling of endorphins is lacking and i dont feel that ohhhhhh! feeling like I expect. I am not a addict. I have a baclofen pump in me and I take pain for spastictiy from my cerebreal palsy and cather /anchor pain in my back.

After my appointment todayI called the doctor because I am concerend. They said take a 3rd opana just today and see how you feel. My brain is still craving that Oxycontin and I feel to sick. The doctor said my palse felt norhrmal so they are confussed if I am going through withdrawl or not. I feel angry. I did take a adderall xr today thinking it might make me feel better because I get that prescribed for add. But it made me feel worse. I feel dizzy and gaggy headache. Also I feel very depressed. I did not have any of this on my oxycontin any ideas?

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Old 11-08-2012, 08:26 PM   #2
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Re: need input switched from o oxycontin 20mg 2x a day to opana er 10mg 2X A DAY

hi, I don't think he calculated the conversion correctly. I was on 10 mg of oxycodone 4 x day and went to 20 mg of opana ER 2 x day Plus Opana IR 5 mg 3 x day for breakthru PRN. you're getting half you're dose!!! he should have at least put you on 20 ER. see if you can find a conversion chart somewhere to be sure but that's what my Pain Management doc told me. a hot bath will help with the creepy crawleys plus some of that sleepytime tea. Cathy

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