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  1. Pain Pump vrs 30 mg time release morphine
    ... do as far as increasing and changing meds if more morphine would just make you sicker. If you can't find anything ... before you make that kind of commitment to a pump. Morphine is notoriously harder on your stomach than synthetic...
    ... do as far as increasing and changing meds if more morphine would just make you sicker. If you can't find anything ... before you make that kind of commitment to a pump. Morphine is notoriously harder on your stomach than synthetic ... care, Dave I am trying to find out the cost th have a morphine pump refilled? I am almost sure that I am going to...

  2. Stop meds before colonoscopy?
    ... the surgery. I had additional pain meds as well, Morphine and Dilaudid. I have had two Colonoscopy procedures...

  3. Hydrocodone
    ... for break thru medicine for their stronger meds i.e. morphine . I take 60 mgs of morphine sulfate 3x a day and...

  4. Can someone PLEASE help me with my 'potty issues'
    ... suffer from both IBS and Colitis. Before being on morphine I would have months of severe diahreah followed by ... constipation. Since being on the morphine I now suffer from constipation issues as well. It...
    ... I also had this problem when I was on morphine .....I would take stool softers for 2 days then if...

  5. Need pain help info......
    ... off them when I had heart failure at 42. I was on morphine for a back problem that I had for yrs. Now I have...

  6. what can I expect from long term pain med
    ... Have they tried you on anything else, such as a LA Morphine , Fentanyl, or Methadone? From the way you worded...
    ... looking for is something long acting like oxycontin morphine fentanyl or whatever will last more than a few hours...
    ... longer than a day, at the most. After Fentanyl I chose Morphine in the form of Avinza. I started on 30mg (low because ... I had never had Morphine before), then to 60mg a few months later (I would...

  7. At a major fork in the road.....so worried about tomorrow
    ... out. I had asked, in case this happened, about those Morphine Statex pills I have that don't help the pain and make ... getting through the withdrawals? How much of that Morphine stuff will "help" with the problems I'll have now...
    ... out. I had asked, in case this happened, about those Morphine Statex pills I have that don't help the pain and make ... getting through the withdrawals? How much of that Morphine stuff will "help" with the problems I'll have now...
    ... definitely no help to you because I'm not sure what morphine stuff your talking about!! I sure hope you can find...
    ... (Conductor) P.S. What is the strength of your Morphine stuff? What is its exact name, strength, and manufacturer...
    ... Canada. They are a blue pill and I think they are a IR Morphine , 10 mg (Morphine Statex). I told her she could use...
    ... (Conductor) P.S. What is the strength of your Morphine stuff? What is its exact name, strength, and manufacturer ... bottle)? Okay, it says this: STATEX TABS 10MG BLUE MORPHINE SULFATE and the instructions say: Take 1 or 2 tablets ... SOO VERY LUCKILY has been only mild-moderate and the Morphine so far is staving off most withdrawals. I can feel...
    ... help to advocate for you. And don't take any of the morphine before you go, you want them to see you in pain. ... Endocet/Percocet) is roughly equal to 7.5mg of oral Morphine according to Lexicomp's Drug Information Handbook...
    ... very helpful for the withdrawls i wouldnt take the morphine if it makes you sick. I would go to the er. here they...
    ... and the withdrawel, and they finally gave me 2mg of morphine and then right before they discharged me they gave ... with the high doses of pain meds that I am on the morphine didn't even take the edge off. So there went a couple...

  8. Long-term use and tolerance.....end result???
    ... the med. I take. Then a few months ago, he gave me Morphine Statex (tiny blue pills) instead....didn't work (at ... it was right back to Perc's after maybe trying the Morphine for 10 days. But I'm hoping somebody will be able...
    ... percoset IRs for breakthrough, and I am on slow release morphine . Don't know about the end of the road. As many...
    ... dozens of options with long acting versions of oxy, morphine , fentanyl patches, methadone, long acting dilaudid ... happens when you tolerant to 600 mgs of long acting morphine a day and 30 mg Oxycodone tablets barely touch the ... pain? You can have an intrathecal morphine pump implanted, that's when no other method of pain ... efects do deminish with time, a couple of increases in morphine and some time to adjust to the side effets may have ... allowed morphine to be a viable option. However, your doc claims not ... hundred mgs of long acting pure opiate. 600 mgs of morphine may sound like alot, but it's the difference between ... never be able to offer. He'll never offer an implanted morphine pump or a spinal cord stim, can he teach you self...
    ... There IS no end of the road with morphine or hydromorphone, you can keep increasing the dose...
    ... There IS no end of the road with morphine or hydromorphone, you can keep increasing the dose...
    ... titrated up my friend who just died was on 108mg of morphine every hour before she passed on. Once she got that...
    ... Hey Zuzu: You have those tabs of Morphine Statex that you say makes you ill. Have you ever...
    ... Hey Zuzu: You have those tabs of Morphine Statex that you say makes you ill. Have you ever...
    ... Director what exactly is morphine statex? I've never heard of it before. Zuzu I would...
    ... orally, if it doesn't make you sick. Twisten, it's a Morphine IR and sold in Canada only, I believe. At least not...

  9. Tampa Pain Clinic
    ... I have to admit I was very nervous about Kadian ( morphine ) but after taking it a few days I have hopes it will...

  10. Chronic Pain induced Depression
    ... there's no reason you can't start on low doses of say Morphine or Methadone. If you are afraid of "addiction" these ... addicted to the high it gives. I started on 60 mg of Morphine (MS Contin) 3 years ago. I am now on 180 with a few...

  11. ? About Oxycodone 40ER and Methadone
    ... would pay for Methadone that I would have to first try Morphine and Methadone before they would pay for the first...

  12. My doc's taking off for a month!!!! HELP
    ... If none of these options work, I do have a few Morphine Statex pills and some codeine's. Neither do a thing...
    ... Yes, morphine (and to some extent codeine) would supress withdrawl...

  13. Need help with Dx and Rx (Diagnosis and Meds.)
    ... ground, writhing in pain. I hve also tried Statex Morphine pills recently, codeine (which my stomach cannot tolerate...
    ... other thing he's mentioned from time to time is a Morphine Pump. See my HUGE worry, the biggest one that I lose...

  14. PM doctor not believing heavy narcotics.
    ... with either 650mg aspirin or 1000mg of paracetamol... morphine and other strong opoids were generaly used in hospitals...

  15. anyone taking Lyrica?
    ... leg pain and back pain.Ive been able to take less morphine since starting the Lyrica. My problem is that it ... the side effects diminish i would be able to cut my morphine dose even more but ive had a hard time increasing...
    ... its just the Lyrica or the combination of Lyrica and Morphine . Im going to try and take 1 pill (75mg)4x a day...
    ... pain relief is decent and with the combination of morphine my pain level has been brought down at least 3 points...

  16. oxycontin dose help
    ... is 60 mgs of oxycodone , that equates to 90 mgs of morphine which means your right on the edge of starting at ... of opiates is less than the equivelant of 90 mgs of morphine a day you should start with the 25ugh patch. Tha manufactur ... it's strength. A 100 mg Kadian contains 100 mgs of morphine , spread over 12-24 hours. A 100 mg MScontin tablet ... contains 100 mgs of morphine , spread over 8 hours. etc. etc. Hope this helps...

  17. Whats The Difference?
    ... NSAID) at its base, with narcotics such as codeine or morphine added on top of this....
    ... NSAID) at its base, with narcotics such as codeine or morphine added on top of this. Do you have a reason they recommend...

  18. Ultram+Vicodin on Drug Tests Question
    ... being tested for. The most coom tests look for heroin, morphine and codeine, cocaine, speed, THC and barbituates....

  19. i need help with driving while taking meds
    ... people who meet me do not realize that I take some 180+ Morphine each day and various other medications. Now when I ... lower doses I did have side effects, 3 years later the Morphine has little effect on me. I didn't drive back then...
    ... would find it hard to believe that someone who has morphine in their system (or other narcotic) IS capable of...

  20. Meds change from Methadone
    ... would stay in your system while you cross over to morphine sulfate ? I have a co worker who recently changed ... have no problems since he was going from methadone to morphine . He is afraid that since he has no ill effects from...
    ... differencial withdrawal everytime I switched from meth to morphine , Not everyone is as asensative to med changes. It ... that he was slowly decreasing meth as he increased morphine , The same 5 day rule would apply but the crossover...

  21. Kadian question
    ... resection. I was wondering if anyone knew how much morphine is released each hour with the Kadian 20mg? I am still ... resection due to endometriosis and was on 5mg of IV morphine whenever I pushed the morphine pump button. I wondered ... if that increased my tolerance to morphine ?I know that 1mg of IV morphine is equaled to 3mg of ... oral morphine . I was also on the Duragesic patch a few years back ... better and it hasn't. What should I do and how much morphine does the Kadian 20mg release every hour? Any advice...
    ... converts Duragesic out to the equivelent amount of morphine which is how my doc figured out what to start me on...
    ... Dave is right, 20 mg of 12 hour or 24 hour morphine is a very low dose. LA meds are compared to their ... It would rougly be the same as taking 6 mgs of IR morphine every 4 hours 3X6=18, If we call it a 24 hour med ... entire 24 hour dose of LA med. Oxy is 50% stronger than morphine . Is this a PM doc or just any old doc that feels qualified...
    ... day, now to Kadian 50mg X 2 a day. I guess the word Morphine scares me, and I was just wondering if anyone has...
    ... Hey Jackson, I bounced between Kadian " morphine " and methadone for about 4 years, most of the time ... switching between 120mgs of methadone and 600 mgs of morphine per day. That's a 5:1 conversion. The unique thing ... and the stranger thing is, the higher the dose of morphine the less methadone you need to replace. Because ... makes sense your conversion rate would require more morphine than 3:1 or 10:1 but everyone is different and rarely ... ball park. I certainly wouldn't be more scared of morphine than meth. Morphine is just the gold standard to which ... other opiates are compared. Oxycodone is stronger than morphine by about 50%, Dialauaid is stronger by 300-700%, meth ... is stronber by 300-1000% Morphine was just the first opiate used IV Durung the civil ... So morphine is just the med used to compare the strength of all ... others. The drug closest in strength to morphine mg to mg is HYdrocodne, They just don't make a pure ... dose for pain is right on. Meth has properties that morphine doesn't, conversely meth has every poperty and then ... some that morphine has. So switching from morphine to meth is usally easier than switching from meth ... to morphine .. The dose sounds reasonable and most docs should...

  22. Have A Huge Problem
    ... pain I take 1 percocet15mg every 12 hours and 1 30mg morphine every 12 hours also. The problem I have is when I...
    ... Shawley, Sorry about the dilemma, Don't take extra LA morphine to try to limit the withdrawal, then you would run...
    ... Shoreline I am out of both , Morphine and Percocet , I needed to up the dosage because of...
    ... you are going through this. Well I'm also taking Morphine so it rounds out to every 6 hours , 1 perc and then ... 1 Morphine , but the perc's work better or my pain. Thanks...
    ... is the morphine long-acting? i can't remember. if it is, then maybe...
    ... Yes the morphine is long acting. But I'm out of both, my PM Dr. has ... so I take on ever 6 , 1 perc then 6 hours later a morphine ...But because of therapy I needed more for pain. ...

  23. Coming off Hydrocodone
    ... in 5, 15, and 30 mg doses. Those and the 30 mg of Morphine , will make your cold turkey quite a bit worse than...

  24. Long term use of opiods questions
    ... That's why a sustained release opiate like ms contin ( morphine ) works so well.There is no other pain killer in it ... other than morphine which when used properly is a very safe drug........

  25. PLEASE, PLEASE help me....desperate...
    ... from preterm labor and back pain and such are given morphine , demerol, and nubain among others for pain with no...

  26. Actiq and problems getting it.
    ... 3 hours after I got there, and it was only 2mg of morphine . The second was right before I left and it was 4mg ... of morphine and 12.5 of phenergran. It al least took the edge...
    ... goes up to 30 mg's. As for the hospital, 2 mg's of morphine is BS. I do not know about the liquid IV form, but ... s of oral percocet is twice as strong as 2 mg's of morphine . When I go to the ER, i am also treated like a junkie...

  27. Pump removal?
    ... spasticity (I have MS). I was taking large amounts of morphine orally 600-800 mg with Actiq for B/T.The pump worked ... drastic step. It was extremely effective with the morphine baclofen mix, but in my worst nightmare I :) could...

  28. How much ultram is TOO MUCH ??
    ... why are you opposed to trying morphine ? i would not recommend trying the fentanyl patch...
    ... that is a great idea, lol) I had one doctor recommend Morphine pills and 3 other tell me they are so happy I didn...
    ... are required. You can start on a very low dose of morphine or methadone, keep a pain diary especially monitoring...
    ... at least for me, to feel that type of feeling with morphine either. I think you'd do well either with morphine ... or methadone. I am on the timed released Morphine and yes I feel a little bit of a lift when it first ... never guess in a million years that I have been on Morphine . I do not feel in the years that I have been a pain...

  29. Questions
    ... learned. Basicaly when used IV the conversion from morphine is 10:1 but when used orally the manufacturer of Opana ... recomends a 3:1 conversion from morphine . That's a pretty healthy difference in the effectiveness ... another. Using 1.5:1 for oxycodone compared to oral morphine and 3:1 for oxymorphone, the math says 15 mgs is the ... that switching BT med would cause a problem. Oxy and morphine are very different and I would love to know the conversion...

  30. Morphine Sulfate ER vs CR
    ... Hi Blue, Morphine is morphine , there really isn't a difference in the amount of ... pahrakentics of the drug. The iiffernce is the way the morphine is released. ER morphine basically sustains half it ... 's mg strength for about 8 hours. 60 mgs of ER morphine is equivelent to taking 30 mgs of short acting morphine ... really isn't disproportionate to to the amount of morphine your taking. Hydro and morphine are pretty close in ... conversions have hydro being about 80% as strong as morphine . So if the 60 mg Morphine ER tablets sustain 30 mgs ... of morphine in your stystem, taking 7.5 of hydro would be like...

  31. pain pump not working
    ... months and 16 adjustments to titrate the first med morphine " they used on me. That was fine but the docs were ... concerned about the concentration of morphine ,"# of mgs per ml". High morphine concentration can ... If they titrated the doses so fast they could test Morphine , Dilaudid, the Fentanyls and the adjunct meds in 6 ... tips can become blocked with high concentrations of morphine which is less soluble than dilaudid and fentanyl.Caths...
    ... which was only in the spinal fluid. The first drug was morphine solution. started at 1mg per day and each month went ... get out of bed. He flushed it out and went back to morphine . He incresed next month to 6.5. this still did nothing ... ago I had a new drug put into my pump called hydro morphine or diladid as another name. it is flowing at 1 mg ... said my symptoms from the buvivicaine sounded like morphine withdrqawl to him and not reaction to the drug but...
    ... that limits the dose is concentration per ml and with morphine and the side effects you experience. It took 6 months ... and 16 adjustment to get to a comfortable level of morphine . I was miserable at 10 mgs per day but 12.8 mgs made ... spent years on oral pain meds and my last oral dose of morphine prior to the pump was 600 mgs a day. They did see ... couple were probably made a month apart. Once the morphine dose was right then we added bupivicaine, had side ... we slowly took that out. They switched me from morphine to dilaudid because when you reach concentrations ... 25-30 mgs per ml, you risk developing a granuloma, morphine isn't quite as soluble as the other meds and high ... month between adjustments and giving up at 5mgs of morphine . What's his limit with dilaudid, 2 mgs? The expectation ... that you should have relief at 5 mgs of morphine or 2 mgs of dilaudid is creating the dissatisfaction ... . You don't know if 8 mgs of morphine a day would have done the trick. When it comes to...
    ... initially installed for MS. I was taking over 800 mg of morphine at the end with baclofen for spasticity. While on...

  32. Just popped in to say hi
    ... of the adhesions. The pain was unbelievable, the morphine they were giving me would barely take the edge off...
    ... when we take so many. Unfortunately I'm back on the morphine again. I ended up in the hospital on Nov 3 and just...

  33. injections and methadone
    ... Meaning if you took 100 patients on the same dose of morphine or dilaudid you would have the widest variety of equianelge...

  34. Discogram, Perm Scs Implant. . Please Help
    ... m on now) that I should be asking for that are NOT morphine based. . any time i've had morphine in the hospital...

  35. Here's my situation... new medication suggestions, PLEASE?
    ... There are risks with any medication be it tylenol, or morphine . One drug you may want to try is Klonopin or elavil...

  36. Pain pump VS Neurostimulator
    ... areas that have problems and have DDD. I have been on Morphine IR and ER and Soma for a while now., My choices basically...
    ... the pain anymore and he only offered me the Codman Morphine pump. There are very few PM doctors with any experience...

  37. Stomach Problems...undigested Oxy????
    ... year when I had sinus surgery the surgeon gave me morphine oral suspension (I have severe intolerance to all...

  38. Frequency of Doc Appts When S II Druge are RX'ed?
    ... are present at the appointment.My doctor orders my morphine by the month.So I see him every 30 days or so.......

  39. TENS unit, Neurountin and lidocaine cream
    ... demarol, darvocette, darvon, methadone, fetenol, morphine , kadian....*) This is all due to an ankle/foot...
    ... demarol, darvocette, darvon, methadone, fetenol, morphine , kadian....*) This is all due to an ankle/foot...
    ... klonopin isn't in the same class and is not comparable to morphine . it treats a different set symptoms and also has...
    ... klonopin isn't in the same class and is not comparable to morphine . it treats a different set symptoms and also has ... pain. You are correct though comparing Klonopin to Morphine is comparing apples to oranges. But, in the case of...
    ... you couldn't compare it to oxycontin (i think i said morphine , but you know what i mean). here is your quote and ... about it was that you said it was more potent than morphine and i said it isn't in the same class of drugs or...

  40. Pain Management
    ... the pain management her in the states and I have a morphine pump inplant to help control my nerve damage. They...

  41. percocet
    ... Yes please be careful with the patch......I was on morphine sulfate 15 mgs 5 times aday until my dr. put me on...
    ... there. i am not even sure about the conversion of morphine , but think you may not have even been on enough morphine...

  42. Baclofen pump
    ... problems may be a unique problem with baclofen the way morphine is when you use concentrations above 30mgs per ml...

  43. Help From Those With Experience
    ... first doc was kind, and she just kept bumping up the morphine .. For 2 years I was in a stupor, but totally in pain...
    ... tell you why he would use MSC instead of short acting morphine to get passed a hump unless he's going for the combined...

  44. New pain doctor.........
    ... unbearable, and I have had an easy 25 injections,surgery, morphine pump implant etc. It was the worst pain I believe ... that the only thing my PM doctor recommended was a morphine Pump as a last resort. I do get substantial relief...

  45. Methadone and MS Contin questions
    ... you are thinking, you will get the benefits of the Morphine , you just won't get any high when taking it with the...
    ... blocking dose for methadone is 80-120mgs meaning that the morphine you take will do nothing for you.Strange,you would ... narcotic and doesn't act the same as oxycodone or morphine and that has been the problem with people od'ing on ... tolerent won't get the opiate buzz they are used to from morphine ect.Still,I don't understand why he did this.I hope ... you don't have to pay out of pocket for the morphine .The other thing is 30mgs bid is a very low dose for...

  46. Cymbalta added to OxyContin,Dilaudid problems
    ... than twice a day. Avinza is a long-acting form of morphine and might be more helpful to you. I'm not a physician...
    ... day is the norm. It is the same thing with MSContin ( morphine ) while the mfg state it is a 12 hour medication it...

  47. differences between oxymorphone and hydromorphone??
    ... chart that hydromorphone is 5 times stronger than morphine and Oxymorphone is 7 times stronger than morphine...
    ... conversion. IV oxymorphone is 10 times stronger than IV morphine mg to mg. However , orally it's only 3 times stronger ... than oral morphine due to poor bioavailabilty, acording to the full prescribin ... manufacturer reccomends a 3:1 conversion from oral morphine to Opana "oral oxymorphone" Also, it's just as...

  48. Fentynol patch
    ... After 2 years on morphine they switched me to fentanly and it gave me my life...

  49. side effects from pain pump with dilaudid
    ... If you went in and said you take 600 mgs of oral morphine per day or 200 mgs of dilaudid, they would blame the ... effect. Perhaps a change in IT meds to Fentanyl or morphine , but dilaudid is dilaudid, regardles of how you take...

  50. Any Kadian users?
    ... Kadian is the smoothest sustained relief morphine . If you compare Kadian,Avinza, and MS Contin you ... with TID dosing. The only complaint i have about morphine is the constipation and sweating....
    ... for the information! This is the first for me on morphine and it sounds like Kadian is one of the best morphine...

  51. Chronic Pain - Bowels
    ... was there. He could be getting a constant dose of Morphine or something to bring his pain level down. Is there...

  52. new med
    ... my doc gave me a choice between Oxycontin or a LA morphine . I chose Morphine because I felt as though i built...

  53. I dont see many on this board using Methadone... why is that?
    ... 90mg because I was having severe nausea from the morphine . I was great the first week, I had no pain, but when ... severe urinary retention. I have mild retention with Morphine , but the Methadone was horrendous, I was lucky to ... dose. If the Methadone doesn't work out you could try Morphine if you haven't tried it yet. I find the biggest problem ... with the Morphine is nausea and constipation but medication for both ... that it causes severe insomnia at times. You can take morphine 3 times a day as well but of course the half life...
    ... I started methadone I had been taking 3,000mgs of morphine a day.Talk about big time depression from all that ... morphine .The methadone took all the depression away,I put on...
    ... Hydrocodone and said that the only option I had then was a Morphine Pump. I never went back to that Doctor again because...
    ... thats given me relief is lyrica so far. I have tried morphine and diludad and fentaynl which all seem not to work...

  54. Morphine vs vicoden
    ... does the trick, but you questoon is pretty simple. Morphine is the gold standard to which other opiates are compered ... conversion is .8:1 meaning hydro is roughly 80% as srong as morphine . So 22.5mgs of hydro is roughly equal to15-16 mgs ... of morphine . This is talking instant release or short acting oral ... morphine . The way long acting opiates work like MSContin or ... release is about 5 hours later. So 30 mgs of long acting morphine is equal to taking 15 mgs of short acting every 4 ... for your next dose. There are some longer acting morphine products called Avinza and Kadian that last 12-24 ... suppresion unless your allergic to the natural opioids like morphine and codeine. Morphine tends to be more sedating...

  55. 180 mg oxycodene,need something different
    ... I dont know if age is a factor when it comes to morphine pumps but i would do some research ask a doctor who...

  56. Even Oxycontin not helping
    ... side effects. We then tried Kadian, a long-acting morphine , which made me nauseous. I'm now on Oxycontin, 20...
    ... of pain with any of these drugs, including Kadian ( morphine ) and Oxycontin. The Percocet takes the edge off but...
    ... spinal fusion L5/S1 that supplies a constant supply of morphine delivered via a cathedar slightly under your skin...
    ... helping. After much discussion with my PM doc I had a morphine pump implanted. I'm young (30's) and was facing a...

  57. Medtronic Intrathecal Pump ?
    ... There is a VHS Tape as well on the Codman 3000 morphine pump. I feel I am lucky in the sense that I didn't ... know that much information about a morphine pump before it was implanted but my Doctor installed ... me that both oral and the intrecal pump medicine ( Morphine ) compete for the receptors on the spine that block ... increases in the 3 meds that they put into my pump ( Morphine /Clonadine/Baclofen). I have been getting a few headaches...

  58. control of debilitating muscle spasms
    ... therpaies use the pumps some of us have to deliever morphine to deliver Baclofen. I've read several times that...
    ... therpaies use the pumps some of us have to deliever morphine to deliver Baclofen. I've read several times that...

  59. Thanks Shoreline
    ... I biounced between 120 mhgs of meth and 600 mgs of morphine "kadian/mscontin" I really didn'tlike the way it made ... and refills. Going from meth to IT "intrathecal" morphine was like going from a very grey depressed world to ... between adjustments sucks. I was able to switch to morphine 3 times and once we had my dose figured out it was ... was worth it because my head felt much clearer on morphine . Everyone is different though. Some folks tolerate...
    ... tolerant to inside of a year.I was taking 3,000mgs of morphine a day before I got on methadone,it was crazy.The problem ... was even at those high amounts of morphine it wasn't taking my pain away and it was making me...
    ... Basically I went from 100 -200 to 360.Switched to morphine and using 10 granms of androgel a day my T levels ... The only thing that changed was going from meth to morphine , so we cut back to one pack a day, I ended up switching ... Eventuyally I had the pump put in, I did fine on morphine but they switched me to dilaudid to extend time between...

  60. From Opana ER back to Methadone
    ... of insurance. When I had insurance I would use a LA morphine product, and when I didn't have insuirance I used ... through about 2 weeks of misery where taking more morphine really didn't make a difference because I still wasn ... simply not true. Meth has all the properties that morphine or oxyMorphone have but the other meds don't have ... it every time, even whhen I switched from meth to a morphine pump. It wasn't a matter of not enough morphine all...

  61. spinal hemangioma: pain
    ... here the most and what the makers of the implantable morphine pumps recomend and call a succesful pump. Not...

  62. mechanical pain
    ... trying a baclofen pump.instead of using things like morphine in it,they just use baclofen instead,this does have...

  63. Discogram:what to expect after procedure
    ... ineffective within a 1 1/2 years. I now have a Codman Morphine pump that has given me back 50% of my life and take...

  64. How can a pharmacist change a prescription?
    ... pain or that it doesn't compare to someone that takes morphine . It's great you found a combo that works, your problem...

  65. Morphine Pump Advice Please help "BAD HEADACHES"
    ... medication itself...sometimes with higher concentrations of morphine , people get headaches. Check your blood pressure...
    ... move about too much. The other posibility is that morphine is causing the headache. It is a side effect because ... morphine increases inner cranial pressure. You may have reached ... the max amount of morphine you can tolerate. If your simply getting no relief ... have to do that at a follow up apt. If it is the morphine causing the headache, hopefully it's a side effect...
    ... leaking somewhere. I am on an extremely low dosage of Morphine , that is what my doctor told me and the headaches...

  66. questions reguarding medication
    ... for you mentally and physcially for you then taken Morphine . I took Oxicotine for 21/2years and know that it is...
    ... posted a thread about the patch. Says that it is not morphine base and is a better pain reliever. Really don't know...

  67. Conversion Question
    ... report that too. It may take much more fentanyl than morphine or less Oxy mg to mg, or mcg in this case. If you...
    ... have an instant release, Avinza does release some morphine instantly. Based on that, Avinza would seem to be...
    ... your correct about 100ugh being equiv to 300-400 of morphine acording to sevreal guides, that's why your kadian ... Duragesic than he is with the equivelent levels of morphine . I know you tried to get your doc to adjust the ... morphine , for whetever reason he's more comfy with the patch...

  68. Is a life of pain medicine it?
    ... different meds and techniques and eventually an implanted morphine pump to get the pain under control to where I could...

  69. Pain Meds & Diarrhea
    ... Morphine is what's made nearly all of my IBS symptoms and problems...

  70. Chronic Pain - nothing helping
    ... from hip,pedicle screws/plates/cage etc. I now have a Morphine pump as the surgery made my pain worse, way worse ... thier, I ended up at the end of the line, a implanted Morphine Pump, it is for the rest of my time on Earth so go...

  71. Dependency Vs. Addiction
    ... meds first hydro then by year 4 i was on 15 mgs of morphine 3 or 4 times aday. I never took over what the Dr. ... because I wouldn't make it through surgery:blob_fire . Morphine finally stopped working at that dose and we didn't...
    ... taking too much. Your Doc could have raised your morphine dosage...I don't know what excuse he gave you for ... since the patch did not work, he could have raised the morphine or considered a different opiate like oxycontin or...

  72. Morphine Pump
    ... To jump from hydrocodone to a morphine pump is way way premature. There are many other more ... costs around $25,000. If the doctor insists on the morphine pump or limiting the medications to hydrocodone, you ... husband to try to titrate other potent medicines. The morphine pump should be the last option....
    ... goes into your spine. It delivers a constant flow of morphine . Mine works by hydralichs (sp??) and will hopefully ... approx. every 2 months to have my pump filled. The morphine does not have an preservatives in it so whatever is ... no adverse side effects and that he tolarates the morphine well. If that goes well then they can go ahead with...
    ... It is far too premature to even consider having an morphine pump installed considering your husband is on a fairly ... vast amount of medications to be tried first such as Morphine , Oxycontin, Methadone and even Fentanyl. Any doctor ... who suggest a patient get a morphine pump only after being on Vicodin needs to be reviewed ... levels of pain medication, for example 400 mgs of morphine a day. These individuals who get pumps get no relief ... as would it help his legs at night? probably not. Morphine or narcotics do not control spasms, they stop pain ... edications. He may find that something as simple as 90mg of morphine to be far more effective than the Vicondin he is currently...
    ... that can be used: Long acting or sustained release: morphine CR (Avinza, Kadian, MS Contin, Oramorph), methadone ... hydromorphone, tramadol, meperidine, propoxyphene, morphine , codeine, dihydrocodeine, pentazocine, fentanyl transmucosa ... pain doc do a "one shot" trial where a single shot of morphine or hydromorphone (dilaudid) is given...this does not...
    ... I have had a Codman Morphine pump since Dec 20, 2004. The medicines that you just...
    ... seeing at the time was letting me give my own self Morphine injections and I got hooked on that stuss and was ... no more. I can't go on like this and I dropped the Morphine like a bad habit and never had anymore of it. What ... surgery back in January did have him on Oxycotin and Morphine both while he was in the hospital and then he sent...
    ... variety of meds that can be used, but most common is morphine with baclofen added if spasticity is a problem. Fentanyl...

  73. Nausea
    ... like a dog with fleas. My next step would either be morphine or methdone. I am not ready yet for the stronger meds ... tolerancy over time and I wonder whats next after morphine !? You know what I mean. Other forms of oxycodone mixed...

  74. Need help with ?? on too much sleep, not response, wondering why
    ... improved quality of life or higher levels of function. Morphine is more sedating than some of the other meds but if ... you tried. 100ugh is equivelant to 300-400 mgs of Morphine a day. Once you go to that much opiate and stay there ... long enough, the 100 mgs of morphine you take now won't be any where near as effective...

  75. Fentynol Patch...anyone familiar with
    ... horrible experience with it. First and foremost it is MORPHINE !!!!! According to the dr it is equilivant to 14 percocets ... . No! MORPHINE !!!!! It states so one the paper the drugstore gives...
    ... Dear Scrufysdad, Fentanyl is not morphine . It is roughly 10 times as potent as morphine, but ... If the paperwork states that your medication IS morphine , I would have that pharmacist check it out. They...
    ... patch, as mentioned by others, contains fentanyl, not morphine . And a 25 mcg patch is relatively a low dose. I wear...
    ... can see, it's the same as Pethidine, which is NOT morphine but a synthetic version of all of those types of pain...