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Board: Pain Management 07-01-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,881
Posted By niap
Wink stopped the oxy on my own!

Hello All,

I wanted let everyone know that you can do this on your own! I know alot of you have lives that are controlled around your medication. I was getting tired of it! Its been 16 days.....I...
Board: Pain Management 03-24-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,653
Posted By niap
Cool Re: stronger than percocet?

Percocet is a short acting medication. Morphine is a long acting medication. Plus Morphine really did not give me any pain releif at all! I would say fentnyl or Dilaudid would be stronger..Although...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 03-24-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,370
Posted By niap
Wink Re: anxiety attack when taking oxycontin

What dose are you taking. Sometimes with this medication if you take too much and you dont have the tolerance you can become very anxious or paranoid. Remember everyone reacts diferently to...
Board: Pain Management 12-17-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By niap
Re: Hello all

i to was on methadone for a little bit but switched to oxycontin because of theside effects that yoou have mentioned. The worst was the nausia i felt everyday. Anyways good luck to ya!
Board: Pain Management 12-17-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,280
Posted By niap
Re: Can I get in trouble for this?

I too have recently gone through major problems with my doctor although my doc is a pm dr. When we started my treatment he gave me 90 percocets a month and told me not to exceed 3 day , take them as...
Board: Pain Management 11-17-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,429
Posted By niap
Talking Re: percocet to oxycontin

I too go to a pm doctor...

\ I bet everyone that has taken oxys before agree when I say oxys only last 6-8 hours per tablet. Also the generic are considerably less effective than the brand. So...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 11-15-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,773
Posted By niap
Re: Need a little advice

I too go to a pain doctor for my chronic back pain. I was given oxycontin and percocet every month. Well I went camping and lost all my pills and I want to tell you that the withdrawls were horrible....
Board: Pain Management 10-29-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,944
Posted By niap
Re: Generic Oxycontin

I too recieved the genereic Mallicroft oxy today...I really cant tell a difference... Way better than Tevas, those sucked for pain releif....And I only have to pay 10 dollars...Yeah...
Board: Chronic Pain 08-15-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,738
Posted By niap
Re: DAW or "do not substitute" and insurance question

I have to disagree. My doctor writes oxycodone sr 10mg on the tripicate perscription and I only have to pay my co-pay for brand which is $30. T he dr. does not have to write daw or no sub. The only...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-10-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By niap
Re: Interesting note...

this medication is mostly used for the virus called shingles. I was perscribed it for my nerve pain but it did nothing for me personally.

naip
Board: Addiction & Recovery 07-26-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,320
Posted By niap
Thumbs up Re: Giving up the Weed, finally.....

Man you are ging to feel so much better! Good luck, really it is a peice of cake. I used daily for fifteen years and stopped cold turkey. I think the first 3 weeks are the worst.

niap:jester:
Board: Back Problems 07-23-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,642
Posted By niap
Thumbs up Re: 20 days post-op. still cant sit for long

I have had the same two surgeries at the same spot. The reason you cant sit long is because the muscles that suround the spine are very week due to surgery. It took me about a good 4-5 months to...
Board: Pain Management 07-14-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,190
Posted By niap
Re: Oxycontin increase 20mg, am I in a bad dream?

I know what you are saying. Last night I took my dose of 20mg wiht a 5mg percocet for breakthrough and it felt like I was overdosing. Feeling very lathargic and dizzy:dizzy:. It really scared me so I...
Board: Pain Management 07-14-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By niap
Wink Re: Can I call Dr. before my appt.?

You really have to have patience with the meds excpecially with long acting opiats. Like when I was put on oxycontin it took about 2-3weeks for tired fealing to subside....I guess your body gets used...
Board: Pain Management 07-09-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By niap
Thumbs down Re: work accommodations regarding pain

yeah man be carefull...You better be in a high position in your company to tell them that you have a disability.. You will be a liability for there insurance if anything might happen at work. If you...
Board: Pain Management 07-04-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,626
Posted By niap
Re: What do you think about NORCO?

OK your right......I was told wrong info. I apologize steve. I just dont understand why someone would want to lower there medication when they are in true pain! Stick to what works. Dont fix it if it...
Board: Pain Management 07-03-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,626
Posted By niap
Re: What do you think about NORCO?

Methadone gave me no releif whats so ever with pain. And yes it does block certain opiate receptors in the brain, including vicodin and heroin..But yes methadone does attach to one of the receptors...
Board: Pain Management 07-03-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,626
Posted By niap
Red face Re: What do you think about NORCO?

Norco is the same med as vicodin but with a little less acetemenophen....I think you have just built a tolerance to all of the meds through out your experience with opiats.. Methadone actually blocks...
Board: Pain Management 06-23-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,480
Posted By niap
Angry Re: RX changed from oxy to opana

What mg were you taking with the oxycontin? I hope he gave you the right equivlent of opana to you! The only reason I can think that you were changed was because either you were asking to increase...
Board: Pain Management 06-22-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,446
Posted By niap
Red face Re: oxycontin!!!

Im glad I am only taking the 10's....I dont know how I would go through each day without my pain releif medication oxycontin! Hopefully they will start to make more because dont you have to pay more...
Board: Pain Management 06-19-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,714
Posted By niap
Wink Re: Izzy Surfaces!!!

Are you able to talk to him via e-mail....For my case, I send my pm doc a message through the e-mail and within 2 hours I get a response. As far as talking to him I would just tell him that the meds...
Board: Pain Management 06-19-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,714
Posted By niap
Re: Izzy Surfaces!!!

I want to know what is the name of the med that is la hydro..If you are having so much difficulties with your pain I would ellect to have surgery....Remember you are not getting any yoounger:) and if...
Board: Pain Management 06-15-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,376
Posted By niap
Re: Oxycontin making me sick?

Im on oxy as well ...Trouble urinating is from the opiates basically numbing you bladder muscle so in turn it gives you trouble urinating... I agree, swelling is a sign of adverse effects, have you...
Board: Pain Management 06-12-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,262
Posted By niap
Re: Irritated at PM Office...what would you do?

First I would E-mail the doc..If that isnt a option for you then next time you should go to the emergency room....By law a doctor has to give you pain meds if you are in pain in any way...Although if...
Board: Pain Management 06-08-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,459
Posted By niap
Re: Has Your Doc Discussed Your Expectations???

My pm doc says that 4-5 is great.....He told me that I would never get to a 0 and if I do then there is something wrong.....(abusing the meds I am thinking!)My pain level vary day to day...On a...
Board: Chronic Pain 06-08-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,085
Posted By niap
Re: CP and Hot Weather

Sweating here also...Remember, pain increases your blood preassure so you will have a better chance in sweating perfusley expecially with narcotic pain medication......Drink lots of water because you...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 06-07-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By niap
Re: need help

I would just take 10 mg less a day..Until your down to were you should be..I dont know what else to say! I too am persribed the oxycontin with percocet ....Good luck to you!

niap:dizzy:
Board: Pain Management 05-29-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,642
Posted By niap
Re: Muscle relaxer tolerance

I have been perscribed all different kinds of mr...And I think the zanaflex works the best ....I dont wake up groggy in the morning and it realy takes away the spasms at night!Somas are very...
Board: Pain Management 05-29-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,190
Posted By niap
Re: Oxycontin increase 20mg, am I in a bad dream?

I use e-mail to talk to ,my pm doctor...I to take oxycontin, I dont know what I would do if my pm team had a misunderstanding and lowered my dose...These meds help me get through a day without having...
Board: Dental Health 05-27-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By niap
Exclamation my three year old boy needs $1200 worth of work!

I took my three year old boy into the ped. denstist and they said he needs 1200 dollars worth of work done. I only see one visable cavity, and he says his teeth dont hurt at all. Although 1200 is a...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-23-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,499
Posted By niap
Re: 3 weeks off oxycontin 480mg a day how much more suffering?

Everybody is different so you really cant pin point a time were you will feel"normal" again....Just remember it is all mental......Good luck,

niap;)
Board: Fibromyalgia 05-20-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,854
Posted By niap
Re: Converting MS Contin to Oxycontin

I was told oxycontin is 50% stronger per mg. than ms contin. So if you were taking 240 mgs. of mscontin then you should be taking 120 mgs. of oxycontin . Remember though, everyone is different. I...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-20-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,023
Posted By niap
Re: 3 days off Oxycontin, How much longer??

Good job!

If your having problems sleeping try benadryl. Other than that vitamin b-12 and lots of water is the ticket! Although stopping all three at once is a severe shock to your nervous...
Board: Pain Management 05-16-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,648
Posted By niap
Re: How Can I Have Wd From Hydro And Not The Patch?

You are going through withdrawls because Hydro controls different pain receptors ...So the patch keeps on controlling the other pain receptors but when the hydro receptors stop getting there...
Board: Pain Management 05-16-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,270
Posted By niap
Re: steroid epidural question

I too have had injections but these are not anabolic ....They will not make you angery or have any other reactions you might get from anabolics...These injections only releived my pain for about a...
Board: Arachnoiditis 05-14-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,027
Posted By niap
Re: Anyone Have Experience with Opana?

It sounds like your body is rejecting the la meds all together, I agree you should try mscontin since it is a natural not man made...It might help just thinking out loud.I had the same problem with...
Board: Pain Management 05-12-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By niap
Re: Med comparison

diluadid is a short acting pain med so oxycontin is much longer lasting. dilaudid is stronger than percocet although I only had dilaudid in a iv after my fusion surgery. I now take percocet for my bt...
Board: Pain Management 05-11-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,343
Posted By niap
Re: urine tests

Thanx for all the feedback.....

niap:D
Board: Pain Management 05-10-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,343
Posted By niap
urine tests

I know that when we signed our contract they said that a ua test can be done at any time. Has anyone had a test yet? Are they given only when there is suspition? Im not worried one bit I was just...
Board: Epilepsy 05-08-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By niap
Re: Taking meds into a concert

You should have already been issued a medication card that folds up into your wallet for emergencys. You list your condition and the meds you are perscribed and then your doctor signs it. This also...
Board: Pain Management 05-07-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By niap
Re: Oxycotin side effects?

I have not had any side efffects other than constipation. Good luck, let us know what the doc says,

niap:angel:
Board: Pain Management 05-07-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,916
Posted By niap
Re: pain med with muscle relaxer

I have been given all kinds of mr including robaxin -soma- skelaxin-flexeril-and zanaflex. I think zanaflex is the best although somas are just as powerfull , they are very addicting. flexeril worked...
Board: Pain Management 05-06-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By niap
Re: Diskogram is over!!! Thank God! Very Painfull

Yes, I agree that procedure is very painfullbut for the right reasons. It is the only way they can tell were your tears are in your discs between your verts. I will never forget the agony as they...
Board: Hair Problems 05-06-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,349
Posted By niap
yellow dry scalp

Hello,

my nine month old has yellow dry areas on his scalp. I have tried everything like lotion and even tried changing his shampoo. Has anyone seen this before ? any comments will help thanks,
...
Board: Pain Management 05-06-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,916
Posted By niap
pain med with muscle relaxer

Does anyone take a muscle relaxer along with their la and bt pain meds....If so what med works well with oxycontin and percocet. I know everyone is different but my back gets so tight at night:eek:...
Board: Panic Disorders 05-04-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,092
Posted By niap
Re: Anybody Have Good Results On Klonopin

klonopin is a miricale for me...I used to get really bad anxiety and panic attacks to the point were I had to hide from my co workers! Also this med is long acting so it stays in your body for 8-10...
Board: Pain Management 05-04-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,154
Posted By niap
Re: How much breakthrough medicine does your doctor give you?

I am perscribed 3 percocets a day so I get 90 a month. I also take 10mg oxycontin 1 in am 2 afternoon and 2 at night. I am going to change it though to 2-2-2 and probably drop on my bt percocets. I...
Board: Pain Management 05-03-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,529
Posted By niap
Re: Research Meds B4 PM Appointment - Help!!

I agree...If you know too much about medication and know them all by name it might throw up a red flag! This is such a touchy situatuion....I guess it really depends on the doctor...Mine for example,...
Board: Chronic Pain 05-01-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,985
Posted By niap
Re: Please pray.....

good luck, Im praying for you!:angel:
Board: Pain Management 04-29-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,499
Posted By niap
Red face Re: Just abit of advice please re pain meds.

Oxycontin does not come in 15 mgs....I hope you are not taking something else! Take care,

niap
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