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  1. Lorcet Question
    ... days, I specifically ask for something other than Morphine in my PCA (the pump that delivers your meds directly ... most hospitals are getting away from that now...the morphine ....since that has higher levels of nausea associated...

  2. Suspended from work because of meds!
    ... how heroin breaks down in the body and appears as morphine in urine?? I don't know if there is a threshold as ... for being accused of using heroin or unprescribed morphine because he had a positive drug test. He was adamant...

  3. Help converting Actiq?
    ... what a 200mcg pop would be equal to in Oxycodone or morphine . A while ago, before I was on anything except percocet...
    ... roughly equivelant to someone taking 300-400 mgs of morphine per day. Double that and squish the time frame down ... at something in the neighborhood of 600-800 mgs of morphine in a single dose. Most docs won't prescribe Aqtiq ... 30 mg Roxicodone, Have you ever taken 600 mgs of LA morphine a single day day? Have you even come close to the ... micrograms because it;s hundreds of times stronger than morphine . Why not just give you 600 mgs of MSContin to take ... If you have never come close to taking 300 mgs of morphine in a single dose, you have no biz taking aqtiq. ...

  4. newbie with ???'s
    ... Hi KatyA far as comparing strnegths of meds, morphine is the next step up the ladder, Oxycodone is actually ... stronger than morphine . Hydroomorne "dilaudi, oxymorphone, amethadone and ... fentanyl are all stronger than morphine . It's pretty easy to predict that the stronger ... As far as A buzz, what's that. You accomadate to morphine the same way you did to hydrocodone. The advantage ... The first few weeks will likely be felt in some way, morphine is much more sedating than hydro because it's a different ... class of opiate and doses of oral morphine usually far exceed hydro unless hydro is specially ... bonded out. Your spouse can't bring you the odse of LA morphine or methadone or the new patch you need while you in...
    ... told me that you do not get "high" effect from the morphine , so that's good. it took me 2 or 3 months to finally...

  5. Fiorinal/cod 30mg or percocet 7.5/325mg
    ... migraines too, matter of fact it worked better than morphine in the ER. This combination medication is used to...

  6. 2 Questions that I'd love some input on!
    ... scripts filled a couple of months ago, I got a generic morphine that I had never had before...nice color, pretty purple ... out that it was when I got the generic for the la morphine that this started..he told me to change pharmacies ... scripts. #10 percosets, breakthrough percoset IR, LA morphine , Zanaflex(?). The person on the phone was rather...

  7. First apt with New PM Dr was Horrible! SurgicalDisaster Please read!
    ... prescribing Duragesic, I thought that was stronger than morphine and oxycontin. I dont know. I hope that you feel better...
    ... does not matter) is about 1000 times more potent than Morphine . It is likewise more potent than Oxycodone or Hydrocodone...
    ... Arterial Clot And The Pain Was Soooooo Bad I Was On Iv Morphine At The Start But Once It Was Cleared I Still Had Bad...

  8. Myofascial pain syndrome / chronic myofascial pain
    ... elbow, back, hands, pretty much everywhere. I was on morphine and oxy ir for years but stopped them a few months...

  9. Methadone and its dangers
    ... a choice of 40 bucks for meth or 14 hundred for LA morphine or more for oxyC or duragesic. I think they have ... going to work when an opiate 10 times stronger than morphine gaurentees pain relief if you take enough.The ease...
    ... supression. Meaning if you try to convert 100 people on say morphine to an equivelent dose of meth, you would get people...
    ... same point could be made about my own experience with Morphine . I get hot flashes and sometimes sweat an awful lot ... me feel hungry (at least I'm pretty sure it's the Morphine doing it, but there's a few other meds I take too ... about meth a few years ago when I was still new to LA Morphine , but she did not have enough experience and wanted ... heard about how it doesn't give a high feeling and the Morphine was making me feel dopey at first (it stopped a bit...

  10. MzPain: Did you get your compound meds yet?
    ... dosage as I had been taking before I started trying the morphine and oxycontin, which was 20mg. per dose straight hydro...

  11. Intense sacroiliac pain-any suggestions?
    ... tolerance was so high. I was taking more than 800mg of morphine via a pump which nearly killed me. This is something...

  12. Could use some guidance
    ... medication adjustments. I cannot take Kadian which is morphine . It made me very shaky. I also had a very strange ... disease, which is a whole other subject. I have had morphine via injection and also Dilaudid and I do alright with...

  13. need advice please!!!
    ... about 40 dollars a month and an equal dose of generic morphine wmay come in around 225 a month.. Yes docs can...

  14. Opiates and tooth problems
    ... my overall dental health is good and I've been on Morphine for the past 4 years now. My dentist has not mentioned...
    ... my overall dental health is good and I've been on Morphine for the past 4 years now. My dentist has not mentioned...

  15. Stadol (butorphanol) antagonize fentanyl??
    ... main opioid receptor for the full mu agonists like morphine , oxycodone, fentanyl, and the like. These meds have ... delta and the kappa receptors. The "full agonists" ( morphine and the like) go mainly for the mu receptor, with ... I understand it is up to 100 times stronger than morphine , which is why it is dosed at less than a milligram ... kick out" any other opioids present, including the morphine type opioids. Then it binds to the mu receptor for ... properties it fully reverses the "agonist" effects of the morphine type drugs including pain relief, sedation, anxyolysis...

  16. med expectations
    ... expect any residual withdrawal type effects from the morphine for a short time while I get back on track with the...

  17. weening of meds\does it depend on what med?
    ... asked me,does it differ to ween off oxy. compared to morphine ? For example,with oxy. should you go down 10 mg every ... 3 days,and morphine 20 mg every 3 days.Depending on the med. is there...

  18. Completed a wean from 240mg Avinza to NOTHING and Im hurting
    ... I'm not looking to ramp up to the high levels of morphine that I was on a just a short time ago. I really believe...
    ... did that. He said what I needed was a long acting morphine like Kadian or Avinza and I agreed but said that there...
    ... to pay for them twice. All of them are long acting Morphine (Kadian and Avinza). I have doses of 30mg, 60mg and...

  19. Best Doc Appointmet Ever!
    ... how bad do you need these? I said well Ive been on morphine and they are not cutting the pain enough and I feel...
    ... a med that works for your pain. It's too bad the Morphine didn't work for you. I prefer it over Hydrocodone ... whereas when I had inadvertantly skipped a daily dose of Morphine I didn't have any w/d's but would get an increase...
    ... take it for a month after a major auto accident. The morphine hadnt worked 5 years ago when I was given it for a ... So it sounds like my hydro reacts on me like your morphine act on you and the other way around. Strange but great...
    ... differently on most of us. I'm happy that the Avinza (LA Morphine ) I am prescribed is only dosed once every 24hrs.....

  20. BT med question
    ... My PM doctor has me on Kadian 60mg and Morphine Immediate Release/MSIR 15mg. I have stage 4 endometriosis...
    ... to have a BM by prepairing for a BM by taking extra morphine daily to double your serum level, This isn't BT pain ... your system, The entire pill only contains 60 mgs of morphine and that is spread over 18-24 hours. If you wanted ... into a short acting med, you would divide 60 mgs of morphine into 6 equal doses spread 4 hours apart. That would ... med strength and that may be part of the problem. Morphine is one of the most constipating meds there is. Something...
    ... My PM doctor has me on Kadian 60mg and Morphine Immediate Release/MSIR 15mg. I have stage 4 endometriosis...

  21. LA Morphine?
    ... someone if its going to give me relief!-lol IMO morphine just sounds scary. M O R P H I N E In the past,I ... 've had better relief with lortab,than morphine [mg for mg] MS cotin[time released morphine] was so ... in-effective for me,i think the strengh of morphine is over rated[imo] its one of the oldest pain relievers ... was more effetive for me [of course high doses of morphine ] many peaple here find ms cotin to work wonders,and...
    ... I am with the MadHat morphine taken orally just does not work for a lot of people...
    ... :) I am with the MadHat morphine taken orally just does not work for a lot of people...
    ... Well another thumbs down here for the LA Morphine , I just cant get the relief from it that I used to ... acting meds as of today I am on my second try of LA Morphine , not good pain relief and it makes me stupid, not ... the LA meds a good try and it was a disaster, the Morphine twice even, but I am told the compound pharmacy can...
    ... [COLOR="Navy"]I take LA Morphine , 30 mg. twice a day. I have been on this for the...
    ... I am currently on 90mg Avinza (LA Morphine ) every 24 hrs and it has been a great pain reliever ... little off-topic since you only asked mainly about the Morphine ....sorry. I hope it works for you as well as it...
    ... 120mgs of Avinza (a supposed 24 hour configuration of Morphine ) daily and it works very well for me. On average it ... I'm don't remember the exact dosing) with 10mg SA Morphine for breakthrough. The patches didn't stick to my skin ... well so I chose Morphine over Oxycontin and my doctor wanted to try Avinza ... equivalent dose of MS Contin and was not hungry. Morphine may or may not work for you, but if anything you should...

  22. Just switched to Avinza--and, how do I tell my old doc I am seeing someone else?
    ... it, I was on 15 to 25mcg Fentanyl patches with 10mg Morphine tabs for breakthrough for a month or so, but had to ... When I first started the Avinza, I had only taken Morphine for a very short time as breakthrough with Fentanyl...

  23. Please list these drugs from least to most....
    ... after trying different things was wanting to put me on morphine pills which I was too scared to try. I have constant...
    ... short acting oxy over long acting or short acrtng morphine over long acting. If you take a med every 4 hours ... opiates, strength wise it goes, Codeine, hydrocodone, morphine , oxycodone, Dilaudid "hydromorphone" Oxymorphone, ... methadone, levorphanol and fentanyl. Obviously morphine isn't the strongest opiate mg for mg, but it is the ... list runs from codeine being 1/100th the strength of morphine to Fentanyl being a 100 times stronger than morphine ... instead of mgs. Oxycodne is 1.5 times stronmger than morphine , Hydilaudid is 3-7 times stronger than morphine, Oxymorphon ... e is 3-10 tikes stronger than morphine , Methadone is 3-10 times stroger than morphine and ... leveorphanol is 7-15 times stronger than morphine . The next step may seem to be to use one of the ... You will be able to see if your taking 90 m gs of morphine what dose of other opiate should be used as starting ... differently to each med. You may respond better to oxy than morphine and be able to use substantuiially less than what...

  24. update from codeine to oxycodne
    ... reduction in pain is considered a sucesful implanted morphine pump. Now that you have 90% relief, what are you...

  25. Surgery with no insurance?
    ... were very very kind to me, took xrays and gave me morphine and toredol and something for naseua, They were worried ... my pain is bad.They kept me for 6 hours giving me morphine until they got the pain and the bp under control....

  26. Compound Meds~
    ... try since the Oxycontin is an absolute NO, but the morphine makes me kinda dumb and that isnt ok either especially ... that if this dumb feeling doesnt go away with the morphine I still can ask my doc about the compounding of the...
    ... can you explain in a simpler way?Please? Sorry, this morphine makes me kinda stupid.Ha Ha! I forgot to say in my...

  27. New Member with lots of questions
    ... While waiting on the PM appt my family Dr gave me 50mg morphine sulfate er 8hrs prn along with some vicodin 5/500 ... of the vicodin pills untill the RLS went away. The morphine worked very well for 12 hrs. 2 weeks ago I went to ... Norco had no effect except slight pain relief. The Morphine was ok too if I ate with it. I refuse to drive a...
    ... CoraMegan, Thanks for the heads up. I think all the morphine type drugs are like that. I am sorry you are having...

  28. Med Question
    ... implanted pump is another option, But if you can't take LA morphine how is morphine delievered constantly to the spine...

  29. getting tolerant to O.C's[should i stop the neurotin]
    ... the serum levels of Hydrocodone, It had no effect on morphine or any other opiate. Neurontin on it's own decreases ... cause pain, Neurontin does not have any effect on morphine and only a 2-3% effect on Hydrocodone? If someone...
    ... interactions, then go down to the Hydrocodone and morphine headings and bingo bango YOU will have EXACTLY what...

  30. Need Advice Before Doc Appmt. Again!
    ... now, but also did on my previous trial of 15mg LA morphine . My BT med is 10/325 norco. Also a month ago while ... was hoping the LAoxy would work because I cant take morphine ,methadone or patch thay make me too dingy, if thats...
    ... feel like such a failure I cant take methadone or morphine and when I take 12 a day norco I have to put up with...

  31. Medication Vacation???
    ... Dr. that since I dont' want to graduate to oxcy or morphine that I can try to lessen my meds and struggle thru...
    ... 3/1, spine dr. thinks PM will lean towards SCS or morphine pump since there is no surgery options anymore. ... neurontin, am having digestive issues with the percocet. Morphine , at least orally, doesn't do much for me after about...
    ... percoet as far more dangerous meds than long acting morphine , fentanyl etc. in context...

  32. I believe my nephew is dishonest
    ... you get and see which specific opiates it test for. Morphine produces one metabolite, Herojn another and codeine...
    ... sake. a drug test for heroin will be positive for morphine , after all that's what it is. While there is a specific ... hours of intake to find it. After that it will be all morphine . Oxycontin is a semi-synthetic opioid and while ... the confirmation GC/MS test will report only that morphine or codeine was not present and therfore the drug test...

  33. Gapapentin aka as Neurontin
    ... Neurontin my other pain Meds don't work as well ? I take morphine 60mg 4 times day and Percocet 7.5 325mg. Thanks all...
    ... but still the same. The insert says hydrocodone and morphine increase Neurontin and Neurontin decreases hydrocodone ... and morphine . So anyone that intends on taking narcotic meds shouldnt...

  34. Tired of being in pain..
    ... any other medications out there? Maybe some kind of morphine or something? Or is that alot stronger? I'd appreciate...
    ... Hi Young one, Yes there is long acting morphine , MSContin is 8 hour morph, Kadian is 12 hour morph ... divdided into two doses for more even coverage. Although morphine is the gold standard to which other meds are compared ... , morphine is hardly the strongest, It's actually one of the ... stronger MG to Mg. The only class 11 opiate weaker than morphine is demerol. Your doing the right thing by calling ... 50ugh patch is roughly equivlent to 150-200 mgs of morphine per day or 100 to 140 mgs o oxyC per day. It is too...

  35. Do pain meds cause more pain?
    ... med can worsen the pain. The report I read involved morphine , and it had to do with the "excitatory pathway" that ... meds in the morphine line can effect. Bottom line? The research participants ... had been on morphine a long time and found that the drug had caused a condition ... solution here was opioid rotation, substituting the morphine for another opioid - in this case I believe it was...

  36. Vicodin (Hydrocodone) questions...my first time taking this med
    ... they are easier to tolerate than the opioid class " morphine & codeine". There are meds to help with nausea...

  37. Withdrawals......oh The Humanity
    ... For what its worth, i am on the same amt of morphine but i had an experience when i was taking oxycodone...

  38. Max dosage Oxycontin???
    ... it's called opioid rotation. Maybe switching to morphine or the patch is an alternative your dr would consider...

  39. Young, untreated, and time to change primaries!
    ... might have been the only answer!), we switched to Morphine . I was also given the choice of Oxycontin, but Percocet...
    ... years. The only time I've been "pumped-up" with morphine and Ativan was right before having an NG tube placed...
    ... come in on a regular basis for their injection of morphine or demerol. SO!!............to be on the opposite...
    ... will react in the most opposite direction. I was on Morphine for about 3 years, while it makes others tired I did...

  40. Change in medications
    ... this is definately not normal for me. When on the morphine one or two joints would hurt but now they all hurt...
    ... concerns me is that it was a big jump to go from the Morphine to the Fentanyl so I figured I'd be pretty pain free...
    ... worse which is why I am concerned. When on the Morphine prior to the problems I started having a month ago ... nice, said that he'd be willing to start carrying my Morphine because I am unhappy with the other Pharmacy when ... few days at first when I most likely still had some morphine in my system I and couldn't sleep and now sleeping...
    ... Vicoden, Norco, Dilaudid, Kadian (sustained-release Morphine ), Methadone, OxyContin, Fentanyl.......whew! I'm...
    ... I was not the same person I was when I was on the Morphine . My speach was slurred, I couldn't remember anything...

  41. any hoosiers having drug screens falsified by docs?
    ... management doctor in Florida. Prior to my implant ( Morphine Pump) I was being prescribed a lot oral meds like...
    ... and they are recommending that his next option is a morphine pump. Can you believe that, from a percocet to a Morphine...
    ... they found the M3 metabolite they look for to detect morphine and they found the hydromporphone that oxy breaks...

  42. Advice when switching Pain Docs
    ... particular doctor that fled to Syria implanted my morphine pump and before the wound had even healed up wasn ... year battle with DDD, spinal fusions, chronic pain, morphine pump etc that I really don't believe that I have found...

  43. Pain after lumbar fusion
    ... management doctor was the implantable Codman 3000 morphine pump. I have since heard of some type of electric...

  44. Fentanyl Patch Sandoz vs Mylan?
    ... and I'm wondering if I wasn't actually going through Morphine withdrawal and the Mylan just wasn't working well...
    ... to put me back on MS Contin. I haven’t been on Morphine for over a year and I think the change will work better...
    ... at my keys. NEVER AGAIN! Rather have patches or morphine , although morphine and I had problems I don't want...

  45. Does anyone have advice? On 12-15 Norco a day and would like to decrease.
    ... tried Kadian which is the sustained-release form of Morphine , but maybe a short-acting Morphine would be ok. Have...
    ... you need to get this under control. I am on 30 mg morphine twice a day slow release, #10 percosets-up to 6 a...

  46. 1700 mgs of codeine contin DOC IS CHANGING MEDS HELP
    ... these pills a day, a few months ago we tried some morphine wich didnt work to low a dose 2mlgs every 4 hrs,well...
    ... codeine would convert to reallyhigh doses of oxy or morphine . It looks like he started around hal of what the chart ... that much codeine. A much smaller dose of oxy of morphine would have to be easier on the stomach. Another problem ... are well known for lasting 12. 3 times a day with morphine is standard and 3 times a day with oxy is what most ... took 16 adjustments and 6 months to switch from oral morphine to a pump delivering morphine. It's also taken 6-8 ... than they have too. Codiene is much weaker than morphine mg: mg, and oxy is even stronger than morphine. It...
    ... refused to up my dose. In Dec 2004 I also had a Codman morphine pump implanted and I finally am getting some relief...
    ... effects. Based on what I've read over the years, morphine , oxycodone, fentanyl etc. do NOT have a ceiling effect...

  47. QUESTION for anyone please.
    ... anyone can share but when you reduce the amount of morphine you take on a regular basis, your pain level is excruciatin...
    ... anyone can share but when you reduce the amount of morphine you take on a regular basis, your pain level is excruciatin ... pain. I believe this is extremely rare, however. Morphine , and others in its class (hydromorphone and oxymorphone...

  48. Amantadine for opiate tol. reversal
    ... Hi catpoo, You have a pretty sharp GP, Oxy and morphine are different classes of opiates, One being synthetic ... and morphine being an opium akaloy or opioid rather than an opiate ... rotating opiates, It makes sense andd is recomeneded that morphine be rotated every 6 months because one of the metabolites ... of morphine breaks down into can cause restless leg syndrome if...

  49. Pain meds not working any more need help
    ... feeling hopeless. I also feel like a slave to the morphine . If I have this much pain when I take the meds, then...

  50. need methadone help
    ... oral methadone equals about the same as 5mg of orqal morphine (in general terms). However, this 1:1 conversion ... they say that a person tolerant to a large dose of morphine is not tolerant to the same number of miligrams of ... my table shows that a person taking up to 100mg of morphine per day can only tolerate methadone at a third of ... which is a 3:1 ratio. A person taking up to 800mg of morphine per day can only tolerate one twelfth of that total ... the info I have - First you convert Oxycodone to a Morphine equivalent. My info says you'd multiply your 120mg ... of oxy x 1.5 giving you a total morphine equivalent of 180mg/day. Then you apply the 5:1 conversion ... I wondered how on earth a person taking 100mg of morphine per day could possibly survive relatively pain free...

  51. is there something that can help me
    ... right med for me. I went from that to the pump with morphine on a cold switch and it was like someone turned the...

  52. Generic medications?
    ... I take morphine sulfate which is generic , and take 60 mgs , 3X a...
    ... anyone can market it as a generic. As far as the morphine sulphate that the other person was on, I was also...
    ... There is a generic version of MSContin 8-12 hour morphine but there aren't generic versions of the longer acting ... morphine products like Kadian and Avinza. Methadone is availabale...

  53. Question about pain med Neurontin
    ... all the pain and surpgery they put me on everything Morphine and Fentanyl and just everything. Vicoden ect. SO ... holes in my legs and burning so he switched me to a morphine pill twice a day 60 mgs. I was in my glory but I was...

  54. What is a "Triplicate"??
    ... The Schedule 2 meds are those containing Oxycodone, Morphine , Fentanyl, Demerol, etc. They cannot have refills...

  55. High doses of meds
    ... I remeber best looked something like 100-200mgs of morphine and you used 3:1, 3oo--500mgs of morphine and you ... the factor. The chart went uo to 1000 mgs of daily morphine and at that level of dependency 10:1 or 100 mgs of ... most withdrawal from any dose of injectable heroin or morphine . That is a huge dose of fentanyl SC, and it went ... article. I've jumped back and forth between 600 mgs of morphine and 120 mgs of meth several times. The switch to meth ... was always easy, but the switch to morphine was pretty unpleaseant every time for about 3 weeks...

  56. Cymbalta for pain management?
    ... I was given Cymbalta today along with Morphine at my first visit to a pain clinic...... I am worried...

  57. How do Pain Meds Help You?
    ... Im on 180 mg morphine sulfate ( generic) a day w/ adjusted to now (3) 5...

  58. Pain Comming From A Buldge ? How to cope ?
    ... ease the pain ? I do take 15mg percocets and 30mg morphine but it doesn't help all the time. ...

  59. Doctor Says Fusion but I am at a 6-8 on the pain scale!!!
    ... elephant and still complains when taking 2000mgs of morphine a day. Even when surgery fails and they agressively...

  60. Fentanyl Dose...Is This Normal?
    ... have the same problem as you as I was taking 30 mg of morphine 2X a day prior to switching over. Maybe you should...

  61. What follows?
    ... find out and work the system. Being unable to take morphine and methadone makes it more difficult. Other ER meds...
    ... Yes they say I should try morphine , and methadone which I tried morphine about a year...

  62. Pain Meds and trying to get a new job...
    ... company said Ms."" ..we found you to test positive to morphine ...." I said yup....and they asked if I had a script...

  63. Dosage chart for opiates
    ... when you see conversion ratios of 1:1 or even 2:1 for morphine to meth. I've switched back and forth betwen meth ... and morphine several times and after the intial triration, I was ... switch at 5:1 meaning meth was 5 times stronger than morphine . I've seen some charts that suggest it's anywhere ... from 3-10 times more potent than morphine and some very dangerous charts that compare it 1:1 ... conversion factor, meaning if you were taking 500mgs of morphine the conversion would be 5:1 where the conversion from ... comparison and use that 1:1 conversion factor for morphine you won't be worrying about a thing. I certainly didn ... 't need an equal amount of meth as I was taking morphine . Lookng back it likely would have killed me by day ... clinical experience. Everything is compared to morphine as morphine is the gold standard to which other opiates ... are compared. Anything from 1/3-1/10th the dose of morphine should prevent withdrawal Trust your doc, "the...

  64. Is this an allergic reaction???
    ... I have been on morphine since july 06, first dose was 30 mg twice daily with ... to concentrate too. Is this a normal reaction to morphine ? Is this an allergic reaction? The pain level went ... this reaction with other meds too?aren't they all morphine based anyway?...
    ... have made more sense to go to 45 mgs of lobg acting morphine twice a day rather than doubling the dose, But you ... deminsih and then step up tp 60. All opiates are not morphine based. Morphine,heroin and codeine are drived from ... isn't even needed to produce the natural opioids " morphine & Codeine" has been around since 1979. But an ... class . Just specific classes. If your alergic to morphine , your would likely be alergic to codeine, but you ... tolerable and you function better due to meds. Morphine is the gold standard to which other opiates are compared ... opiates. They basically lok at the chemical structure of morphine and tweak it a little and create a stronger version ... have synthetically created drugs that fit better than morphine , but you could still say all opiates are morphine ... give it a fair shot before throwing in the towel on morphine ? 6-12 weeks to find the right dose and accomadate...

  65. danger of fentynal patches
    ... him--I do not know much about it except that it is a morphine sulfate--long acting--may be something you can ask...
    ... the withdrawal is unique to Fentanyl. If you look up morphine withdrawal. The medical text tells you it's a 3 stage ... after years on any opiate whether it's Fent, Heroin, Morphine or Oxy. ICCs' bad experience was with Fent, Has ... ICC ever gone completely off morphine or heroin and stayed off for up to 6 months to compare ... is horrible but coming off an equal amount of Oxy, morphine or meth after the same number of years is a breeze...

  66. Strongest Pain Medicine?
    ... three meds for pain relief? Vicodin Oxycodone Morphine Methadone My friend is taking; * Two 30 mg ... time released morphine daily * Four 10/660 Vicodins daily * Three 100 mg ... replace Viodin with Oxycodone? Should I ask to replace Morphine with Methadone? Any other ideas? Any tips are...
    ... counts. Just because oxycodone is 50% stronger than morphine it doesn't mean it will bring greater relief. It's ... also why they make higher dose long acting morphine than they do oxycodone. The strongest oxyC is 80 mgs ... mgs. 80 mgs of oxy isn't stronger than 200 mgs of morphine . The strogest tab methadone comes in is 40 mgs, obviously ... one tablet even though it's 3-10 times stronger than morphine . So drug to drug comparison really doesn't matter ... point. There is plenty of room to increase his dose of morphine , but neuropothy doesn't repond as well to opiates ... me feel. The easiest thing would be an increase in morphine , but it may not be as effective as switching his anti ... D or the anti seizure med.Even doublking the morphine may not be enough opiate to mask neurpothy. Unfortunately...
    ... relative potency of narcotics against one another (e.g. Morphine , Methadone, Hydrocodone, etc). The "standard" by ... all these types of meds (opioids) are measured is Morphine , usually at 10mg. I've seen equinalgesic charts that ... put Lorcet 10mg (hydrocodone) pretty much equal to Morphine 10mg (morphine is the standard by which all others ... are measured). I've seen others that indicate Morphine to be superior to hydrocodone mg for mg. Also, ... most equinalgesic charts put Morphine 10mg equal to Methadone 10mg. All things being equal...

  67. morphine in pump only FDA approved drug?
    ... the use of more soluble preservative free opiates. Morphine is the least soluble of them all. I'm not sure ... pump approved, they used the gold standard which is morphine . It worked. That's all they needed to get it on the ... meds even though it's known high concentration IT morphine can cause granulomas. We have a meber here that had ... more functional than I have been at 600 mgs of oral morphine per day. The goal would be to get to the point...

  68. desparate need pain man advice
    ... know who's doing what, who to go to for an implanted morphine pump or who to se if they haad their spine crushed...

  69. What to do???Morphine?
    ... the bus.......long story short. I have been on morphine for the last 6 months, started with 30 mgs twice daily...
    ... most likely you are exactly right. It could be that morphine is not your drug and will never do the intended job...
    ... for whatever reason. OxyContin helps some people. Morphine does nothing for me, but has saved my Mom! So, it...

  70. I am SO sick of the "stigma"
    ... Then when folks find out about normal folks on morphine and anti despresants they go nuts, all because of...

  71. anti- epilepsy and muscle relaxers side effects
    ... s suposed to be hundreds of times more potent than morphine , the downfall is the expense of extracting a gram...
    ... shame because it does relieve alot of the pain that morphine doesnt touch. If i were bedridden it would be tolerable...

  72. morphine pump and fluid retention
    ... many of the opiates, ZI seem to see it hapen with morphine more frequemtly . There are other meds they can use ... in the aside from morphine . A simple switch to dilaudid may resolve the problem ... one of the fentanyls. I can imagine taking oral morphine and not having a problem but when delivered IT, it ... not try nother drug. Everything I have read about morphine used long term sugests rotating between hydromorph ... and morphine to allow excess metabolites from the morphine to clear ... he may be able to tolerate another med better than morphine and reach a higher more effective dose. Alowing ... excess morphine metabolites to clear by rotating meds every 6 months ... , even if it's just back and forth between morphine and dilaudid is well documented and something simple ... rethinking what's known to a problem with continued morphine use and metabolite build-up makes the greatest sense ... they believe is hundreds of times more potent than morphine . Unfortunately it costs thousands to extract a single...

  73. Morphine
    ... Personally, I have taken as much as 200 mg a day of Morphine along with 30 mg Roxicodone (oxycodone) for breakthrough...
    ... the day. We are wondering about trying an extra morphine pill and noting the effects. I just don't know what...
    ... My friend tried an extra morphine pill {30mg} Normal schedule: 2 pm - 30 mg -->Testing...
    ... Morphine may not be the best medication for your friend. Also...

  74. Please help! What do I do in this case
    ... my Oxycodone that I would have to try Methadone and Morphine before they would pay for the oxycodone. I bought ... that I take a months supply of both methadone and morphine before they would pay for oxycodone. Could someone...
    ... Next your doctor should prescribe a trial of the morphine your insurance company is requiring. Try it with an...
    ... Thanks Laenini I forgot to mention I did try the morphine about a year ago. It closed my throat off, or gave...
    ... as Avinza, because I hadn't had a failure rate on morphine . The next month I got the same thing with another...
    ... "I forgot to mention I did try the morphine about a year ago. It closed my throat off, or gave...

  75. I need some help!
    ... and Duragesic (Fentanyl), so don't give up if the Morphine doesn't work out for you. I've been on both in the...