It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Pain Management Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-03-2009, 03:50 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 208
lemonflavor HB User
MS Contin to Oxycodone equivalent?

I've searched quite a bit and haven't found anything.

First of all I realize MS Contin is ER and Oxycodone is IR.

If I take 7.5mg of Oxycodone (in Percoset) 3-4 times a day, what would the equivalent of MS Contin be? If MS Contin is about 2x equivalent of Oxycontin, then is taking 15mg of MS Contin like taking 15 mg 3-4 times a day or is it like taking 5 mg 3x a day? I'm not sure how that works. I hope I explained that well enough.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 06-03-2009, 05:02 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 2,163
brianpain33 HB Userbrianpain33 HB User
Re: MS Contin to Oxycodone equivalent?

7.5mg oxycodone 4/day = 30mg oxycodone = 60 - 90mg morphine sulfate = 60 - 100mg MS Contin (these are all daily doses total)

I hope that helps.

p.s. sorry I messed up initially when I first posted

Last edited by brianpain33; 06-03-2009 at 06:16 PM.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
problem with headaches from MS CONTIN? roxyroo Pain Management 6 01-26-2011 04:55 PM
Opana vs Ms Contin lifeaftr40 Pain Management 12 03-18-2010 01:33 AM
oxycodone/dilaudid equivalents Toonces1 Pain Management 15 02-12-2010 02:44 PM
codeine contin yllaw1109 Pain Management 6 06-18-2009 08:29 PM
1700 mgs of codeine contin DOC IS CHANGING MEDS HELP len.b Pain Management 12 01-26-2007 01:02 PM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:10 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!