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Old 06-20-2007, 10:51 PM   #1
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MS Contin 60mg to MS ER 60mg

Hello all,
I hope some one can help me with this as I don't know whats going on now ? for 4 years now I have been taking ms contin 60mg is orange in color and I have never seen any thing but the orange pills so today I get my Rx filled when I get home I see a white oval pill with E on one side and 60 on the other , is this the same thing I have been taking ? Thank you all !!

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Old 06-21-2007, 06:34 AM   #2
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Re: MS Contin 60mg to MS ER 60mg

Yes, the pills are 60mg morphine sulphate extended release.

Old 06-21-2007, 06:56 AM   #3
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Re: MS Contin 60mg to MS ER 60mg

Just call the pharmacist and ask them about it? Its probably a different brand or the manufacture changed the color. Just call and ask, its no big deal, very common!

Old 06-21-2007, 01:01 PM   #4
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I've had this happen with a couple of different pills, when my tramadols changed from little football shaped ones to round ones, the pharmacist told me when I picked them up, these look totally different, but they are the exact same thing.
Never be afraid to call or go back the pharmacy if you have questions like this, God knows they are only human, and while fatal mistakes are extremely rare, you could have something totally different that could make you very ill. Better safe than sorry!

Hugs, Fabby

Old 06-21-2007, 03:35 PM   #5
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Re: MS Contin 60mg to MS ER 60mg

I agree with the others. It sounds like they ordered a different brand. And absolutely, as Slippery & Fabby said, call and ask the pharmacist about it before you take one. It's always better to be safe than sorry.

Take care! Let us know what you find out.

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Old 06-23-2007, 06:12 PM   #6
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Re: MS Contin 60mg to MS ER 60mg

Thank you all for the Help ! After calling the pharmacist back he told me. It was the same thing! just the pills were from a different Mfg. The orange pills from " Endo Pharma" and the White Oval pills are from" Watson" Thank you all for the help.

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