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  1. Equivalence question
    ... but not exteme. Switching back to an equal dose of morphine may not be as effective once exposed to methadone ... intolerable side effects. I was shocked at how much morphine I neede after taking meth because my previous dose ... BT.After taking meth for a year, it took 600 mgs of morphine to reach the same level of relief. That was a ... you become just as dependent. However 600 mgs of morphine compared to 120 of oxyC is a big step. Then again ... t getting relief from the oxy where both meth and morphine were equally efective. Although they both had a very ... My head felt clearer and I flelt more motivated on morphine , not to mention the libido and testosterone problems ... meth seemed to be the culprit of. When on morphine I had to DC the Androgel because my levels would shoot ... the roof. As far as kadian Vs Avinza, 120 mgs of morphine a day is 120 mgs of morphine a day reagradless, I...
    ... the Kadian yet. My PM Dr said the same thing about Morphine . Morphine is Morphine. Because my wife took a better ... does Methadone cause a drop in testosterone like Morphine does? I used to use Androgel too but stopped a while...
    ... insurance so meth was really the only choice. 600 for morphine or 50 for meth wasn't a tough decsion. But tehe side ... testosterone levels on meth. When I switched back to morphine I had a follow up with my endocrinologist who preescribed ... cld switch away from meth, It has properties that morphine doesn't so you may experience some differential withdrawal ... don't try to fight meth withdrawal by ncreasing the morphine . If you allow it to pass, in a few weeks you may find ... up doing is increasing your dose and tolerance of morphine beyond what you would need if you can just ride it ... Your body may be screaming for more pain meds, but morphine won't really satisfy it because it isn't meth. ...

  2. What to expect from PM doctor
    ... can effectively and safely use such medications as Morphine , Methadone, Oxycontin and or Fentanyl. Patients who...

  3. avinza doesn't help
    ... Hi Dub: Avinza is a sustained release morphine and acts differently then the fast acting norco's ... organs in danger.Stick with the sustained release morphine and see your doctor asap.....Dave:)...

  4. new hyromorphone drug "OPANA"
    ... discussing w/ your doctor, the possibility of methadone or morphine if you are looking for a cheap long acting med. ...

  5. New PM Doctor- He scares me!!
    ... it. I never had a moments hesitation about trying Morphine or Oxycodone, but I was troubled about the stigma...
    ... of my (hopefully very long) life with an implanted morphine pump and taking oral narcotics. PM docs do not just...

  6. PM&R doctor says Mylanta binds Morphine.
    ... If you have to take an antacid you can get morphine in a suppository.This will bypass the gut and therefore...
    ... of was that taking Mylanta at 8am might "bind" my Morphine taken at 11am (as an example). Lorriem has a good...

  7. Carisprodol, soma causing depression
    ... taking a greater chance with Soma than they are with morphine , dilauidid, Fentanyl or oxy they are only fooling...

  8. avinza headaches???
    ... starts at about hour 18 or so... Is this because the morphine is leaving my system? I don't know if i should try...

  9. After Hours - Can you call your Pain Doctor?
    ... me to go see the medtronics surgeon about putting a morphine pump or the electronic pain relief in. I wonder...
    ... and told me to go home because what I had at home ( morphine ) was much stronger than anything they could give me...

  10. Morphin Pump
    ... My mom just had the morphine pump put in on Monday....due to chronic back pain...
    ... I had a morphine pump implanted a few years ago (I'm in my mid 30's...

  11. pain pump vs stimulator vs oral meds?
    ... How much pain relief do you get with the morphine pump? Originally and now? Thank you. I am getting ... cut on if it doesn't work well. Can you have the morphine AND Electronic Pain Relief at the same time? Thanks...

  12. Driving on Medication
    ... and the blood work shows some kind of narcotic, like morphine or etc...that they will hold it against you by not...
    ... If you have a patient that's been taking 200mgs of morphine for 5 years then they are going to have a pretty difficult...
    ... Driving on meds. I can tell you that I am on Avinza... Morphine released over 24 hours. I had a blood test (from ... my PM&R doctor) and they found NO trace of morphine in my blood. No demerol either, but I took them the...

  13. Delaudid???
    ... it is about 8 times more potent per milligram than morphine . It ususally takes effect within a short amount of...
    ... the key factor. Hydrocodone is almost as strong as morphine , but not vailable in a pur e form without tylenol ... number of mgs of another med. All drugs are compared to morphine in strength. Morphine is the gold standard to which ... meaning 8 mgs of hydro would be equal to 10 mgs of morphine . Dilaudid converts about 1:8 to morphine, meaning ... 1 mg of dilaudid is equal to about 8 mgs of morphine . If your used to taking 2 10 mg norco, or 20 mgs...

  14. Doc changed my med from Oxy to Meth??question's
    ... was actually going by my own experience with taking morphine on top of methadone.For me it didn't help at all.I...

  15. Avinza - Is it a 24 hour or 12 hour pain relief?
    ... My PM&R dr. had my blood tested for morphine and demerol. He was surprised to find it was negative...
    ... would have to ..uh... what is the word...get off morphine ...sorry, new to this stuff. He said it might take ... I might change my mind real fast. Can I go from morphine to another drug easily? I can take all my "capsules...
    ... entire concept is new to me. From Robaxin/Naprosyn to morphine is quite a jump. I think he implied he wants me...
    ... medication. Many members have gone from meds like Oxy or Morphine to meds like Methadone without many issues and deems...
    ... works either. I had a 3rd reason, but have had a morphine moment since then...can't remember it. Darn it. ...
    ... eventually I decided I needed to try something that was not morphine to see if I could reduce the side effects I was experiencin...
    ... to worry about taking two MS Contin was a concern. Morphine was also reccomended because of my severe asthma and...
    ... Mine or yours. I hope and pray it is yours. " Morphine was also reccomended because of my severe asthma and ... I wish I knew who I could call to find out about morphine . Does it help us breathe or suppress our respiratory...
    ... All opiods can cause respitory despression, but Morphine can be used to help people that are dying or under ... to go into respitory depression just because I'm on Morphine or just because Morphine can cause respitory depression ... thoughts. You could do a search for breathing and Morphine and see if anyone else has any personal do's or don ... last bout of Pneumonia, I was given my same dose of Morphine (60 or 90mg, I can't recall) in MS Contin, because...
    ... mental functions are poor. I attribute that to the morphine and my dosage. BUT...darn it...IF I am taking sooooo ... much morphine it effects my cognitive processes, why do I hurt so ... what is wrong with my brain. Increasing my dosage of morphine did not cut the pain. I just don't understand it...
    ... bottling it all up inside. I know the increase in your morphine dose has made you feel out of it, but hopefully it ... possibly give you for the breakthrough pain until the morphine has had time to build up in your system? I just don...
    ... James Bond, 007 used to have. Pain is back. Morphine not helping...or if it is, God help me if I didn't ... bear. I am in the 5-6 range now and that is with the morphine . Maybe another drug would help? It is Saturday....
    ... mergatroy, I don't think morphine is the right medication for your pain. Everything...

  16. Please Help-kind Of Urgent
    ... PM&R doctor told me about Medtronics. They have a morphine pump and an electronic device that is inserted into...
    ... stimulator with my PM doc when we were discussing having my morphine pump implanted. If I remember right I wasn't a candidate...
    ... REALLY messed up my fusion) and taking 75 Duragesic + Morphine for b/t and unable to work or function to now where...

  17. opiate receptors and metabilism question
    ... methadone binds to different opiate receptors then oxy and morphine . What areas does meth go to and what areas does the ... oxy and morphine go to? Can you explain this further please??? Also...
    ... methadone binds to different opiate receptors then oxy and morphine is what the person said in a different post, what...

  18. Pain relief thru implants? Any of you tried this?
    ... nufacturer, so I won't for now. The dr. said I could get a morphine implant that uses 1/300th the morphine I am on now...
    ... thing with PM, If someone is so bad off they need morphine , they likely have other needs the doc isn't able to ... going to be aware of, like concentration limits with morphine and the potential for cysts growing at the cath tip ... had surgery, but couldn't tell you how many mgs of morphine I have taken. There are 3 types of pain, Visceral...

  19. Disc tears
    ... just the discs. My PM&R Dr. recommends Medtronics Morphine pumps or their electronic pain relief device, inserted...

  20. Tolerance with oxycodone
    ... dosage. i was given a choice of oxyc or long acting morphine when the short acting meds were no longer effective ... and i chose morphine because i was concerned with my increased tolerance ... which binds to different opiate receptors then oxy and morphine . if the patch doesnt help let the dr know,it may...

  21. Still problems w/Avinz
    ... allergic to Demerol, Darvocet, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Morphine and almost every opiate based medicine she has tried...

  22. How do you carry your meds?
    ... PM to write me a note saying that I am prescribed Morphine and Percocet for pain with her signature and contact...

  23. Use of two LA pain meds?
    ... now on 40mg oxycontin 3x/day. I take short acting morphine for breakthrough. I am trying to find the right dose ... is because there are different receptors for say, morphine and oxycodone, so it sometimes helps CP patients to...

  24. Husband's in constant pain
    ... For some reason his PM wont move forward with the morphine pump as they discussed months ago. I'm thinking it...
    ... him why he is not willing to move forward with the morphine pump? It seems strange that he would bring it up...

  25. Started the Avinza..
    ... think allergic reaction possibly? I do know that morphine makes you itch though... HELP??!!?? Lezlee...
    ... This is so new to me. I've never had to take oral morphine before, so I think I will have to wait this one out...
    ... next to morphine ice is the best pain reliever there is(IMO)...

  26. Avinza vs Kadian
    ... They are both Morphine products but are delivered a bit differently. Avinza...
    ... Everyone responds differently, but 30mg BID of Morphine is still on the lower side of things especially for ... LA morphine . If you are finding that you have to use more of ... Kadian, I was on 100mg BID. I have trouble tolerating Morphine , but as far as the release, it was probably one the...
    ... same dose and should work just as good. Oh well. This Morphine does a number on my GI Tract, that's my biggest complaint...

  27. Constipation
    ... Can anyone give me information on morphine causing constipation? This has been prescribed to...
    ... side effect of constipation.....Now I have not taken morphine but other narcotics for pain and my doctor recommended...
    ... Morphine is very constipating so anyone on morphine should also be on a bowel program. Many doctors forget...
    ... What was she prescribed the morphine for... you say abdominal pain, but stemming from what...
    ... fiber regimen no longer worked after an increase in morphine . I also suffer from IBS and Colitis and so far after...
    ... I have a morphine pump and take oral narcotics and battle constantly...

  28. texascritter
    ... more about that others but doctors also use Fentanyl, Morphine products, Methadone etc. Much of what you are given...

  29. Does This Seem Right?
    ... 30's and it was very difficult to accept. I had a morphine pump implanted that delivers a constant flow of it...

  30. Introduction & Question
    ... kept in the hospital over night on a pain pump with morphine . Now, the morphine made me very ill. It made me ... with it? I'm so scared to take it because I know morphine is a powerful narcotic, but I guess it's better than ... I think I'd almost rather try oxycontin than the morphine because it scares me less. Any information would...
    ... difference in pain levels. I also take a long acting morphine but not avinza.I like it because there is no feeling...
    ... some LA meds. You mentioned Avinza which is a LA morphine with a little bit of an immediate release. Something ... to remember is, Morphine is not the top dog of meds. I know that we all think ... lower end of things. So just because you are on Morphine does not mean that you have maxed out. Far from it ... . Morphine is an old drug and it is the gold standard that other ... in a hospital for surgeries, etc. But looking at Morphine on an equianalgesic chart you will see that it actually ... And Oxycondone is approximately 1.5:1 ratio with Morphine , meaning that oxy is approx 50% stronger than Morphine ... you some examples because there is a stigma about Morphine being the strongest when its far from it. As far ... as nausea, this is a common side effect with Morphine . You mentioned you are allergic to Phengren. There ... not experience the same nausea that you did with IV Morphine . IV of anything is usually stronger and affects you...
    ... You are right- I am one of the ones who thought Morphine is one of the stronger pain meds. It makes me feel...
    ... you should be fine. Many of us on this board take morphine , oxycodone, fentanyl, methadone and dilaudid among...
    ... make adjustement. I wouldn't be afraid of the morphine , you aren't allergic, you can't cause it to all release...

  31. Any Required tests when on Pain Meds???
    ... was that in my blood test he said I was negative for morphine or demerol. I think he believed Ligand when they ... said Avinza was good for 24 hours. Not having any morphine in my blood is important to me for another reason ... would not want to have an accident and have them find morphine in my blood. I might not be able to get a driver...

  32. Could give me a little more insight on the Cymbalta?
    ... medications make me drowsy. I also had an increase in my morphine by 30 mg about the same time so that may have added ... to the issue because morphine and nearly all pain medications cause me to be hyper...

  33. Switching to long lasting pain medicine
    ... thinks I'm living the "ultimate dream" because I take Morphine daily for pain (mostly for the pain caused by my bone ... lucky that my dose of Avinza (24 hour time release Morphine ) works very well and drops me from a constant 8 down...

  34. Opana ER/IR approved! [oxymorphone]
    ... 2 to 1 for oxycodone to opana and 3 to 1 for oral morphine to opana. I always thought the conversion for morphine ... least 7 to 1, but maybe that only applies to IV/IM morphine /oxymorphone conversions. But they are certainly releasing ... available meds like hydro/oxycodone, hydromorphone and morphine . Good luck to all, and whoever is the first to try...

  35. switching 'codien contin' to 'Oxycontin' i need help
    ... codeine phosphate is equivalent to 20 to 30 mg of morphine sulfate during chronic dosing. So roughly speaking ... in terms of morphine that's about 160 - 240 mg of morphine (yes I know...
    ... dose. If it were me, I would ask the Dr. to try Morphine . I'm not sure if you have tried that before. If ... s, which you have confidence in, as BT to start. Morphine -long acting - is called Avinza, Kadian or MS Contin ... Dr. may be reluctant to start you on a high dose of morphine or any other med.. The conversion is around 400mgs...

  36. Update After Neuro Appt./Thank You For Your Help
    ... managment Dr.. It was a headache specialist that Rx morphine IM for use at home for me after 20 years of preventattive...

  37. Fentanyl making me sick?
    ... I've been recovering from prior surgeries that the morphine unless it was in the patient pump made me sick. Whenever...

  38. PM for Migraine and Muscle Pain??/Advice Please
    ... as soon as possible.Until then you need to get some morphine or fentanyl patch to handle this pain of yours.See...
    ... that are taking long acting meds. like methadone, the morphine preps., Fent. patches and Oxycontin. Not something ... also know many of us, like myself, that have been Rx morphine or demerol injections IM, for use at home. Obviously ... bad attacks and to keep us out of the ER. It seems morphine is RX in Canada and Demerol in the U.S. for the most...

  39. Toradol - How Safe
    ... not an opiate but it helped my pain more than the morphine did.it only helped the day i got the shot. it has ... patients who recieved torodol needed signifgicantly less morphine then those who recieved morphine alone. i know...

  40. Oxymorphone?
    ... hydrocodone but is supposed to be 10X more potent than morphine . I guess that makes it 10 times moe dangerous. :) ... from having HydromorphContin. It's more potent than morphine and drug adddicts will absue it. Addicts have been...
    ... suppository. Oxymorphone has about a 1:10 ratio with Morphine . One mg of OxyMorphone is about the same as 10 mg ... of Morphine . I believe it is manufactured by Endo Pharmaceuticals...
    ... you need to be. On paper, if he gave you that much morphine you might have gotten the chance to experience much ... the table on my 36th Bday. They gave me 10mgs of IV morphine 3 times in 45 minutes knowing what I took everyday...

  41. Who works?
    ... and grind when I walk. It doesn’t matter how much morphine or dilaudid my pump delivers, I still have the same...

  42. Anyone taking Actiq?
    ... have you tried any other long acting medication? The morphine preperations, methadone? Is there a reason you are...
    ... I'd certainly try again if need be though. The morphine LA are MS Contin, Kadian, Avinza and probably a couple...

  43. More questions,Please forgive me
    ... that I had to be switched from the methadone back to morphine . It's pretty common for those who take Methadone....

  44. coming of meds...scared....
    ... really time to try another route.have you ever tried morphine or considered a morphine pump or take any sort of ... you could "temporarily" or even permanently have a morphine pump installed while you go thru this part of things...

  45. Pain Pump Question
    ... re related to the pump/medication or not. I have morphine in my pump. What I've noticed though is that, since...

  46. Extended release Ultram?
    ... not a narcotic in the sense that it is not made from Morphine , Codeine, Thebaine or other common opioids. However ... this drug does not only have opioid properties (not morphine , etc) but also anti-depressant properties Unfortunante ... different respect. But as far as it being related to Morphine , Thebaine, or Codeine which most opiates are made ... read studies that suggest it can be as effective as Morphine , but I have my doubts on that one..... But who...
    ... w/ that being said it does say that they are using morphine during surgery while under anesthia. from the best...

  47. scared....methadone
    ... Meaning if you took 10 peopl presently taking 100 mgs of morphine a day, ysme folks would require 15 mgs a day and sme...
    ... meds like Fentanyl or Ms Contin or any of the other Morphine products (Kadian, Avinza). If not you may want to...
    ... ty barb i have tried jus bout every med morphine made me dazed and confused, did take your advice and...
    ... like taking a baby apsprin,,,no relief! i have tried morphine could not handle the side effects...confusion nausua...
    ... like taking a baby apsprin,,,no relief! i have tried morphine could not handle the side effects...confusion nausua...

  48. How do I combat Daytime Sleepness?
    ... do with the daytime sedation. If you were taking Morphine or Methadone, then yes, but the semi-synthetics like...

  49. A med question and a PM Dr.update
    ... anywhere near as effective when taken orally, same with morphine . Having multiple strength BT meds is kind of odd. ... Meth is no joke, It's 5-10 times more potent than morphine , even oxy is more potent than morphine when you compare ... it. I doubt anyone is ready to give you injectable morphine . Not that that would mask a stone completely without ... threatening problem or create one. How many shots of morphine would be enough? If you have ever had an obstructed ... 50% reief is what they shoot for with implantable morphine pumps for intractablle pain. Just be careful how...

  50. IDET
    ... in worse shape. I'm in my mid 30's and now have a morphine pump implanted and will have it for the rest of my...

  51. New to board - looking for any suggestions please - Thanks!!
    ... these meds by themselves (Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Morphine ) so far do not seem to have long term problems. However ... long time to find out what works and what does not. Morphine is more sedating than Oxycodone. Its something to...
    ... the stimulator and pump. I think the sedation of morphine is affecting my mood and life in general more than...
    ... their life.I was on everything from propoxyphene to morphine for 22 years.The whole time getting a toleerance sometimes...
    ... talk to some people about this. I've had the "What - MORPHINE ???" response enough to know to be very careful about...
    ... pain and I told him I'm on 120mg of Avinza (I said Morphine ) daily and he freaked out, started telling me about ... pain or that my condition was severe, but why would Morphine be over the top to someone you reconize as being in ... talk to some people about this. I've had the "What - MORPHINE ???" response enough to know to be very careful about...

  52. New to Avinza, what should I expect?
    ... regimine what should I ecpect. I understand its a morphine type drug and I've never had anything like that. Is...
    ... and $$ so I paid max co-pay - I find any type of morphine LA med depresses my mood more than others e.g. oxycontin ... this is definitely me not the Avinza! :) - I find morphine to be more constipating than other LA meds, so definitely...
    ... another post that says Avinza releases some of it's morphine early and that's what gives the early relief, so I...
    ... release and an extended release of the same compound , morphine sulfate. As stated on the makers website: "AVINZA...

  53. Question on KADIAN
    ... 100mg tablet, I would be essentially taking 50 mg of Morphine followed by another 50 mg of Morphine abbout 6 hours ... Contin system. When I take a 60 mg KADIAN, how much Morphine is released immediately, and how much is released...
    ... pellets that are Polymer coated. Each pellet contains Morphine and is designed to release at different times in the ... earlier, Kadian declines much slower than other forms of Morphine . This is why most people don't notice the decrease ... med is usually needed due to no immediate release of Morphine . The above is not to an exact time, just approximates ... then your base dose is probably not high enough. Morphine has no ceiling by itself. Some people require high ... doses of Morphine to get their pain under control. Kadian makes several ... usually the biggest side effect with higher Mg's of Morphine along with sedation. But if you are able to control...
    ... replace the total daily Kadian dose with short acting morphine divided into 6 short acting doses. So 120 mgs of kadian ... a day woul be comparable to takeing 20 mgs of IR morphine every 4 hours. 20 mgs of IR morphine every 4 hours ... really isn't squat when only half your dose of oral morphine crosses the blood brain barrier. I've swithced from ... IF you had to convert all your opiate intake into morphine /Kadian to maintain what takng one 30 mg Roxi on top ... of IR every 4 hours. Using a 1:1.5 conversion for morphine to oxy which is extremely conservative IMO. You would ... you at 65 mgs of MSIR every 4 hours or 390 mgs of morphine per day. Now you simply convert the IR morphine back ... into LA morphine mg for mg. 65mgs of MSIR X 6 doses per day equals ... 390 mgs of sa morphine , which could then be replaced by 400 mgs of Kadian ... with your total daily opiate intake, convert it to morphine and start at half for safety reasons. That's really ... that can take 30 mgs of Roxi on top of 120 mgs of morphine a day is not opiate naive. IF that's what it requires ... standpoint is taking 180 mgs of oxy plus 120 mgs or morphine a day really that much different than taking 400 mgs ... pain and there are docs that would have given up on morphine right then. Fortunately over the next 8 weeks we increased...

  54. Is it normal to get headache after an ESI?
    ... lie on my back without a pillow. I also got shots of morphine , but I eventually refused them because nothing hurt...
    ... memory about everything, but I do remember getting the morphine only to have the IV messed up again and my hand swelled...

  55. Post op pain care
    ... into specific details but said I'd be on my regular morphine and then he'd probably add something for break through...
    ... hospital, they should be giving you IV/IM meds like Morphine or Dilaudid while they get your pain under control...
    ... breifly talk to the PM on Weds and he did increase my morphine from 30 mg three times a day to 60 mgs twice a day ... hoping. I'm allergic to Fentanyl so it will have to be morphine . When I had my first total hip replacement I was on ... a morphine pump for a few days then they changed the meds and...

  56. Oxy & BT Pain
    ... March 19, 2006. He requested that he not be given any morphine or Oxycotin while in the hospital. He was taking...
    ... so I also wanted to try something else. I found Morphine (called Avinza in a 12 to 24 hour formulation), but...

  57. Pain Meds, When is too Much???
    ... replaced the patch with 60 mg Kadian, a sustained release morphine , twice a day. [COLOR="Red"]Removed Thanks! ...
    ... Tylenol, then Mg's come into play. But as far as Morphine or Fentanyl, whatever works for YOU is the right dose...
    ... up with 10 patches on and taking several grams of morphine a day, not mgs but grams. If a doc doubles or triples...

  58. Pain meds and pituatary problems? Help!
    ... supplement and then had an IT pump implanted. Thye used morphine at first and I didn't have a problem with decreased...
    ... bad as others. I'm on Avinza right now (long acting morphine ). I wonder how it compares. You are so right when...
    ... endocronoligist specialist and he stated the long term morphine therapy shuts down the pituitary gland causing low...

  59. Bad experience at the ER the other night
    ... went to the same hospital/ER that I always go to for morphine and nausea medication and have never had a problem ... that it shouldn't take long until they give me my morphine , etc. Well about 20 minutes later, this PA who was ... to thePA and he would tell her to give me 10mg of morphine , etc. Finally, it's been almost 3 hours and the ... shot in my rump with nausea medication and 10mg of morphine and lets me go. I asked my nurse what the PA's name...
    ... I was in horrendous pain and had missed my regular morphine schedule because of the accident. Generally when I...
    ... Have you ever talked to your PM about Rx'ing you morphine IM for use at home for emergencies? In Canada we...
    ... pain, and when it's severe I have to go to the ER for morphine . That really sucks what you went through Kissa ... Chaswick, I'll check with my PM doctor about those morphine pills when I see him in July. He knows I have a history...
    ... Gabe30, I think Chaswick was suggesting the use of morphine injections instead of morphine pills. While some...
    ... and scolded at the very least. Oh and about those morphine shots, those sound like a wonderful alternative instead...

  60. Pain med question
    ... classes. Narcotic Analagesics (Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Morphine , etc.) Then there are anti-inflamm. (Ibuprofen, Tordal ... narcotic without tylenol added like OxyContin, Oxy IR, Morphine , Fentanyl. Once you get passed the drowsy, nausea...
    ... off, even sometimes harder than a pure opiate like Morphine , due to both anti-dep and opioid qualities. When ... earlier that you disliked. I would rather come off of Morphine than Tramadol myself. Just my opinion though. ...

  61. New here/ Pump ???
    ... For the pain, I take lyrica and a small amount of morphine when I have too. I was supposed to get a baclofen ... / morphine pump in Feb, but when they did my ekg I failed and ... need more medicine? I need baclofen all the time, but morphine or something only part of the time. Can it differenate...
    ... way for an internal pump to deliver bolus doses of morphine as you see fit, both manufacturers use a single resevoir ... , they can mizx=x morphine and baclofen but if your recievng one you recieve ... Medronic does have a sid e port in which injections of morphine could be delivered to your IT space in thepory, but ... the meds are used to trat spianl pain whcih is whee morphine would be most effective. Nerve pain doesn't respond...
    ... they are using and the amounts. I am on marcane and morphine together. I do get a bump up at night along with vicodin...
    ... nothing lke PCA where you press a button and a bolus of morphine is given. The synchromed pumps are programable ... to make the pump deliver extra meds or only extra morphine at home is not possible. I was assuming the person...
    ... people have had great success combining bupivicaine to morphine or whatever narcotic as its base. I, for whatever...
    ... just have Dilaudid in the pump. I was doing fine with morphine in the pump but reached a point where they were concerned ... increase for over 2 years. Once they found the dose of IT morphine that worked I remained stable until they changed it...
    ... huh?! BTw, my understanding was that high conc. of morphine was associated with ITdelivery,but few drugs are actually...
    ... 30mg per ml is where my doc starts to worry with morphine . at 12.8mgs a day, 18 ml just doesn't go far with ... morphine . It's actually been nice being able to go 80 days...

  62. Need some help deciding
    ... consider something like Kadian or Avinza which are both Morphine long acting (24 hours). Or Methadone works very well...

  63. methadone vs. oxycontin
    ... actually tried a lot of different ones, let's see: Morphine , Oxycontin, Oxycodone, Methadone, and seems like there...
    ... safer. I went from methadone, 80 mg, to Kadian ( morphine ) with Oxy IR for breakthru. At first, I needed about ... 500 mg morphine plus 90 mg oxy IR. Which is like a 7 to 1 ratio ... ( morphine to methadone). I had a slight headache for a couple ... Within a month of switching I was down to 300 mg morphine with 30 mg Oxy ir per day...so after 3 weeks, I was...
    ... from 130 to 160 in six months! I switched to Kadian ( morphine ) but had too many side effects, so then I switched ... out my post about about conversion from methadone to morphine or oxycontin. There is often a differential withdrawal...

  64. PM dr telling me to cut back
    ... medications -- he suggested Kadian (sustained-release morphine ). He prescribed a 7-day supply of 30 mg to start...

  65. Most Effective way to take meds
    ... crushed or cut. Even Kadian which is time released Morphine can have the capsule broke open and dump the pellets...

  66. Can you fire your pain man. doc??
    ... helps them......I mean I didn't ask for anything like Morphine for heavens sake, gosh forbide if I ever need it....

  67. Is prescribing 3 different pain meds common practice?
    ... low dose LA meds where some folks take 600+ mgs of morphine or meth a day and some people have pumps. Each person...

  68. I want a new label!!! "Function enhancer" not pain pill
    ... because my pain levels shot up and it didn't make my morphine any more effective. My concern with you though ... switching to a different medication for a month such as Morphine or not will actuall prevent the withdrawals that occur ... Methadone. I know if it were reverse and you went from Morphine to Methadone you'd be fine but not sure about the...

  69. Hydromorophone and OxyCotin question
    ... the same day I was to go p/u my hard copies for my morphine and oxycodone. diff doctor. when I got there they ... took it. asked when I last took my pills I said 1pm morphine (1 pill). and about 5 mins ago for my oxy(2 pills ... that. the only meds I took that day were my oxycodne, morphine , thyroid meds, hormone patch and Tylenol allergy and...
    ... that. the only meds I took that day were my oxycodne, morphine , thyroid meds, hormone patch and Tylenol allergy and...

  70. Aargh! The Specialist doesn't understand!
    ... routines and told him about all of my meds, including Morphine . He did not like it when I said Morphine and then ... their afflicted areas, so there was no reason for Morphine . Eh? He told me that I DON'T HAVE ARTHROGRYPOSIS! ... based on "you don't look like you're in pain, so why Morphine ". Good thing I didn't tell him I take Percocet for ... His demeanor changed after he found out I was on Morphine and he didn't want to do anything but lecture me on...
    ... mouth (other than as an occasional side effect of Morphine ). My own research has opened a few different diseases...

  71. help finding a pm doc in charlotte nc
    ... willing to continue my oxycodone SR b/c they said morphine was just as good and much more cost affective. then...

  72. Morphin Enjection In Back
    ... what you're asking?? I haven't heard of scheduling a Morphine injection except for testing out a pump or something ... along those lines. Morphine injections are given either IM or IV unless you're ... injection by chance? If you are having back pain, then a morphine injection is usually given at an ER. They usually...
    ... than the normal 4-6 hours of relief from epidural morphine injections. It may be interesting how he bills it ... can either be done into the intrathecal space where morphine would be most potent or into the epidural space which ... The big advanatage of epidural or intrathecal morphine is placing an opiate where you have exponentially ... be carefull with your normal dose of meds while the morphine is working. You will have a much clearer head than ... an equal amount of oral or IV morphine because epidural and intrathecal meds don't run through ... problem if your given an equianlegesic dose of epi morphine . DepoDur® is the 1 dose decision for epidural ... DepoFoam® technology is designed to reduce peak morphine plasma concentration and extend release for up to ... could only be provided with continuous infusion of morphine through an indwelling epidural catheter. 2 DepoDur...
    ... The only reason I ca think of to give an intrathecal morphine injection is while doing the single bolus method ... high enouugh or you simply don't respond as well to morphine as you would to dilaudid or one of the Fents. If they ... huge difference. It would be like getting one mg of morphine IM, not enough to make a difference. Was his ... conversion from oral oxy to oral morphine to IT morphine acurate? That's hard to say because most literature ... has IT morphine between 50 and 100 times more potent than oral morphine...

  73. new med,have a question
    ... Rx's they have to use for strong medications like morphine and Fiorinal is on that list and must be on a special...
    ... specialist that I had, along with my G.P. started Rx'ing morphine IM for use at home. I never in a million years thought ... I'd ever take morphine and the thought of giving myself a needle never crossed...

  74. Not sure what to do
    ... feel them kick in or fall off (no spikes). Kadain ( Morphine ) is one of those drugs with a great release system...

  75. Daytime Sleepiness/Pain Control/Getting off meds (to do or not to do). . .
    ... more of a stimulating effect than other opiates like Morphine or Codeine. Also by being on a LA form of Oxycodone...