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  1. Question to those on Duragesic patch
    ... that contain a small amount of fentanyl (same type of morphine that is in the patches. NAME: ACTIQ It comes...
    ... 000 on my new insurance so I have now gone back to morphine until I can figure out a cheaper solutin...they are...

  2. Shoreline -a specific generic question!!
    ... don't think he'll feel too comfy about upping my morphine to even close to 600mgs- and I'm on 240 now. I take...
    ... side to save cost. It's not just meth, It's their LA morphine , MSIR and Oxycodone products. I won't except anything ... I could feel a difference in BT meds and their LA morphine . I've never had a problem with any other manufacturer ... days is plenty of time to know how well a dose of morphine works. Take care, Dave...
    ... migraines came back (believe it or not I think the morphine causes them - dilaudid does, and when the hospital ... convinced them to give me Imitrex - the same with the morphine these last 3 weeks) and my shoulder, neck, knee pain ... came back - i just hurt everywhere, and if 3 weeks of morphine isn't gonna do it... I called my doc and he told the...
    ... under control, until I got on this way-too-low dose of morphine . I thought I was in pain before - i'll live with that ... the ER if I didn't have any meth, even tho I have morphine ! So anyway, I took 80mg at 5:30am. This probably...
    ... BTW, morphine can definitly cause migrains or other headaches. ... tried msc with msir for bt pain and i had to quite the morphine after a month because i had almost daily morning headaches...
    ... mentioned, but I think he was referring to my asking about morphine . Anyone? Thank you and about the head aches...

  3. Help! Questions about meds?!
    ... constant level. Other LA meds would be MS Contin ( Morphine ), Kadian (Morphine), Duragesic (Fentanyl), and now...

  4. ---------MCRHJRB---------Prialt Inquiry
    ... only the Dilaudid without stating if they had tried morphine (much better int the pump than taken orally) or any...

  5. Gosh I am chatty tonight/Rescue-b/t meds
    ... over 40 Roxi I have put aside for the switch from morphine to dilaudid at the next refill just from the last ... granular cysts" developing from a high concentration of morphine "number of mgs per ml" at the tip of the cath we will ... switch to Dilaudid which is more solluable than morphine and less likely to block the cath tip. Just our...

  6. methadone 40mg's - shorline?
    ... due to my old doc only Rx'd expensive drugs like ER morphine and Duragesic. I was on Duragesic which ran me about...
    ... 120 and when bopping back and forth between meth and morphine . 120 of meth to 600 of morphine and back again seemed ... estimated strength of meth 5-10X times stronger than morphine , Not 1:1 or 1:2, 1:5 is what it took, 5 times the ... number of mgs of morphine to equal meth. It takes 5 days to reach steady ... you had 10 people converting from the same dose of morphine to meth you would end up with different doses for...

  7. News meds questions !
    ... at them the lortab were the same but he changed the morphine . I was on Morphine Sulfate SA 30 mgs 3 x a day. Now ... Im Morphine Sulfate ER 60 mgs and it says 1 by mouth ( duh..heheh...
    ... at them the lortab were the same but he changed the morphine . I was on Morphine Sulfate SA 30 mgs 3 x a day. Now ... Im Morphine Sulfate ER 60 mgs and it says 1 by mouth ( duh..heheh ... Hi Deana, What has happened is that your morphine has been changed to a long acting morphine ..generic ... another generic MSContin. looks like your long acting morphine has been doubled...did you ask for additional strength ... in yr morphine ? Sparkles...
    ... reread the bottle for the umpteenth time, it says its morphine sulfate ER 60 mgs . My others were a real deep purple...
    ... [QUOTE=deana p] it says its morphine sulfate ER 60 mgs . My others were a real deep purple ... pulp. Might have trouble sleeping..yes, even with morphine . I did. I am really happy you requested an increase...

  8. Hey Shore- from Spuds- was in hospital 24-27
    ... you from a high dose of meth to such a low dose of morphine . Using vicodin to supplement the MSC shouldn't ... could comfortably bring you off, given the amount of morphine you have. I think your definitely going to need ... more morphine but you also need to be able to slow down the increases ... of morphine once you find a level of pain you can live with while ... tapering off the meth. There will be a point that extra morphine won't stop all the meth ickies. So you have to ride ... adjustments before you worry about fine tuning the morphine . You are probably going to feel bad at some point ... you to take additional meth with the full dose of morphine he has prescribed. I'm pretty sure you will need more ... morphine but It's not my place to tell you to do other than ... 120 when I switched back and forth between meth and morphine , but it took a lot of morphine to get the same relief ... . Depending on your docs comfort prescribing morphine will make a big difference in how fast you get the ... end point and then it's just a matter of getting the morphine right. Unfortunately I have no control over that aspect ... variable taper bringing the meth down as you bring the morphine up, but your don't have enough morpine to do this ... up some.Then again, you may respond wonderfully to morphine and that dose will manage your pain in the long run ... . Have you taken morphine and that's why I asked what type of relief yu got ... swapping a couple doses of meth for a couple doses of morphine , you could do that in a couple weeks. I don't want ... 40 mgs isn't worth feeling funky that long. If your morphine has been increased by then just DC the remainder of...
    ... a large dose to get a grip. Half meth and half morphine isn't a bad starting place, you do have to get used ... stay at that level untill you a have access to more morphine / next apt. Don't owrry about the dilaudid, that was ... again tomorrow. IF you can manage at 50% meth/50% morphine let me know how yorur doing and we can make some more ... not getting pain relief the doc would increase the morphine and give you more to work with. When do you see you ... can get used to 1/2 your old meth and 1/2 the new morphine dose, we can get the rest of the way there. If that...
    ... made to manage the pain, but simply adjusting the morphine to combat the differntial withdrawal really won't ... his ratio or conversion rate. Fine tuning the morphine can always be done. A little extra pain now isn't ... Personally my head was much clearer off meth and on morphine . Good luck and keep us posted.You do have the ... get through this. Hydro is about 80% as strong as morphine mg to mg so it will give you an idea of how much additional ... morphine you may need once the meth is out of your system....

  9. I have had it!!!
    ... conversation as to what th3e problem was with the morphine sulfate pills he gave me. Well they made me sick ... had his hip replaced and that he was sick off the morphine that they gave him in the hospital. Well....HE asks ... going to give me anything for the pain. He gace me 60 morphine pills and last week 60 percocets. I told him he could ... take the morphine pills back...THEY MAKE ME SICK. I guess he will never...
    ... was having difficulty making a decision about the morphine .If you were taking it with the percocet .I would guess ... making you ill. I would venture to guess he was trying morphine by itself. When you handed back the script for morphine ... him. my thinking is that he wanted to try you on morphine by itself. This way your physician can document ... that he tried morphine . Oxycodone is abused so widely he thought he would ... try morphine first and then if necessary try Oxycodone. I think...
    ... I didn't hand back the script for the morphine . I took the morphine and it made me ill. I called...
    ... he seemed alittle annoyed. He switched my meds to morphine . I took the morphine and it made me ill. I called...
    ... another? I sure would. Many many people get sick on morphine .....it's not unheard of at all. I took oxycodone ... (with no effect at all) then morphine IR and it gave me welts (hives sort of) and went on...

  10. looking for the generic Duragesic patch wearer..I need info
    ... Constipation, of course continues, but not as bad as morphine . Drowsiness at first with a new patch or a strength...

  11. PM doctor and meds
    ... did not give an explaination but changed my meds to morphine sulfate instant relief. So i took one yesterday and ... percocets were working and give me something like morphine . That scares me. I think I hurt my back even worse ... hugging the toilet bowl and straining my back. The morphine did nothing for my pain but made me sick. Also, I ... if that was an allergic reaction. I have never had morphine before. If someone could PLEASE respond as to what...
    ... did not give an explaination but changed my meds to morphine sulfate instant relief. So i took one yesterday and ... percocets were working and give me something like morphine . I have enough percocets to get me by till Monday ... if that was an allergic reaction. I have never had morphine before. If someone could PLEASE respond as to what...
    ... or nurse practioners, or his covering doc how this morphine does not work and you need to be back on your prior...
    ... first starting a new opiate. I'm on msc which is morphine that is time-released and that was a side effect I...

  12. Shore, another question...drug tests this time
    ... to detect use of the opiates - heroin, codeine and morphine but not other opiates such as hydromorphone, hydrocodone ... confirmation technique for quantification of opiates - morphine and codeine ( Note - oxycodone is not currently included ... responses from these assays expressed as ng/ml of morphine equivalents were substantially lower than GC/MS determinati...
    ... panel UA, A test that detetcts the metabolites from morphine , Heroin and codien won't neccesarrily detect Oxycodone ... patients. Laboratory Methods Laboratory detection of morphine and codeine is performed by immunoassay. Confirmation ... Washington, DC 20306-6000. Opiate testing for morphine and codeine is performed routinely in forensic urine ... , Abuscreen radioimmunoassay (ABUS), Coat-A-Count morphine in urine (CAC), and EMIT d.a.u. opiate assay (EMIT ... assume they would find nothing at all, not even the morphine that can be confirmed by a printout from the pump...

  13. Help w/methadone, oxycontin and celebrex
    ... percoset 3 times a day for breakthrough pain. The morphine wasn't working so I was still basically taking the...
    ... percoset 3 times a day for breakthrough pain. The morphine wasn't working so I was still basically taking the...

  14. Examples Please
    ... Class II drugs are: Percocet and Percodan Oxycontin Morphine MS Contin Kadian Fentanyl (Duragesic) Methadone...

  15. 5 days in Bed..Just Need to Vent
    ... should be. 120mgs of Oxy is equivelent to 180 mgs of Morphine . I guess expecting our docs to know such things is...

  16. Help! Nervous about Med Change
    ... you going the easy way , too duragesic. Oxy to morphine too Dilaudid and back or in any direction wouldn't...

  17. Introduction/Question
    ... that I told her when we talked about meds is that morphine , in a drip pump, in the hospital, does not do anything...

  18. Please help- I know there's knowledge out here!
    ... because of the long half life) leaves my body? Will the morphine dose be too low then? Thank you all who read...
    ... much out of your system and if on an equal dose of morphine the differentiaal withdrawal could last another 5 ... a good article on meth with their conversion from morphine to methadone but going the oposite way will have different ... higher the dose of meth the greater the amount of morphine you will require. [url]http://www.mainehospicecouncil ... based on single dose conversions. Most tables for morphine to methadone conversion suggest a 1:1 or 1:4 ratio ... treated previously with high doses of opioids: Morphine – methadone conversion ratios Daily oral morphine ... potency Equianalgesic tables typically report the morphine :methadone ratio for parenteral dosing as 1:1 and for ... away from meth ranges from 3 times more potent than morphine to 10 times more potent. I've hopped back and forth ... between meth and morphine several times and 5:1 seems more equianlegesic however ... able to bounce between 120 mgs of meth and 600 mgs of morphine and maintain equal relief. The bouncing was due to ... years I took it. When I had beni's I would choose morphine over meth because my head was clearer and It turned ... and motivation for me. Switching from meth to morphine was like having the color turned back on in life, ... listen to you in order to find the aproriate dose of morphine . Because of the high interpatient variations, my...
    ... I wean off meth, maybe back up to a lower dose of morphine , lower one, raise the other until I'm at the dose...
    ... Hey Leia, Discontinuing the meth as yo u raise the morphine would be the most sensable way. Docs seem to think ... a milder version of withdrawal that occurs because morphine doesn't bind to all the receptors that methadone does ... . Meth covers all the receptors that morphine does so switchiing to meth is easy but switching away ... Basically I would start with half the meth and half the morphine , you have already gotten that far It's kinda tough ... next two weeks. When do you see the doc again if the morphine just isn't cutting it. Ideally he would have you back ... of MSC you will definitely need a major increase in morphine once the meth is gone to get the same relief. ...

  19. High drug tolerance, help!
    ... opiates which is an increase in inner cranial presure. Morphine is probably the worst but it's non synthetic like ... codeine. Both morphine and codeine are derived from opiun, now it's synthetically ... produced but extracting coedien and morphine and heroin were the first opiates available formedical ... is really someone who nrequires more than 100mgs of morphine per day, f yu have never taken around the clock meds ... better on the Fenatnyl patches and some do better than morphine . These are thre strongest opiates tha folks would...

  20. Chronic Pain & Jury Duty
    ... dosage. It looks like I may be undergoing another morphine pump implant if my insurance will pay for it again...

  21. Pain then depression then more pain then...
    ... ibuprofen such as oxyir, dilaudid and short acting morphine . Elavil works really good for some people as an anti...
    ... Hey Bilbo....Im on the generic morphine sulphate (cost reasons) so I dont know about the long...

  22. Morphine pump inplanted feb 1st
    ... those have been treated, I am feeling very well. My morphine was switched to dilaudid and I also switched drs....
    ... awhile now I am up to 7mg/ml a day. They use 25% of morphine and marcane the more you need the quicker you have...
    ... breakthrough pain. These are fentanyl-based suckers ( morphine ) that melt in about 15 minutes and go straight into...
    ... breakthrough pain. These are fentanyl-based suckers ( morphine ) that melt in about 15 minutes and go straight into ... seeing these on a TV newspecial, and I like the idea of morphine loli-pop! Not meaning to demean anybody's pain here...
    ... damaged area and leads to the pump. You then have the morphine dripping right in the area of pain and the relief...
    ... The older synch med 1 can carry concentrations of morphine from 10mgs per ml oup to 30 mgs per ml. SO that would ... between refiills. Whatever conversion is correct for IT morphine to dilaudid means that you would have 5X the amount...
    ... potent meds delivered IT are, my last dose of oral morphine "Kadian" was 600mgs per day, now I recieve 12.3 mgs...
    ... injection down the road. Either with a stronger dose of morphine or a different med like dilaudid or fentanyl. ...

  23. Pain Pump - Questions for those who have it
    ... illeostomy, she can only take SA meds and has been on Morphine Sulphate for years. She is at a very high dose and...
    ... I have the implanted intrathecal morphine pump. I have not heard of an external pump, outside...
    ... chemo sessions. The doc has slowly cut her pain med ( morphine ) and this only makes her go thru withdrawal which...
    ... inserted into the spine and ran to an IV pump where the morphine dripped from into my spine. Over the next few days...

  24. Levator ani syndrome anyone, please???
    ... methadone and haven't had a problem since. I've also used morphine and featanyl and dilaudid nd neev had the problem...
    ... and broken hardware. I also had an intrethecal morphine pump implanted last june. After years of every non...
    ... out of anesthesia once with levator ani spasms that morphine finally conquered. The last procedure and all was...

  25. Shore: update on my new insurance's escalating price for my meds
    ... it. So, do you think my PM doc will prescribe morphine or something in that family? Of course I guess I...
    ... adndnext week she's going to switch rom meth back to morphine at a much lower dose than she was on when they switched...
    ... adndnext week she's going to switch rom meth back to morphine at a much lower dose than she was on when they switched...

  26. Bias against OxcyC..Or am I dreamin'?
    ... 200mg Topomax,3600mg Skelaxin, 2000mgRelafin and 90mg Morphine time released. This is the second day for the Morphine...
    ... for abusing MsContin as there is Oxy, it's just that Morphine has been around forever and the bad press has diminished ... have much Oxy you were taking prior to switching to morphine so we don't know how conservative the doc was when ... conservative but that you just don't do as well on morphine as the "NORM". Most drs will leave opening in ther...
    ... saying too. They knew all about the Oxcyc and now the morphine and they think my home is a safe environment. Now ... I just sit back and wait. As to pain on morphine it still hurts bad but now my head uis fuzzy. Not...
    ... that Oxy is roughly 1.2 to 1.5 times as strong as morphine , conservative crossover dose would be 120Mg daily...
    ... now that my doc has switched me to Avinza which is morphine sulfate 24hr extended release,,, WELL now the rehab...
    ... they test for opiates they test for metabolites of morphine , codeine and Heroin. Synthetics can't be tested acurately...
    ... the OxcyC and my doc has put me on...You guessed it MORPHINE !! I can't wait to see what they will think up when...

  27. visited my doc
    ... this part :) Conversion from Conventional Oral Morphine to MS CONTIN A patient's daily morphine requirement ... is established using immediate-release oral morphine (dosing every 4 to 6 hours). The patient is then converted ... Metabolism.) However, MS CONTIN does not release morphine continuously over the course of a dosing interval ... those that occur when an identical daily dose of morphine is administered using conventional oral formulations ... clinical significance of greater fluctuations in morphine plasma level has not been systematically evaluated ... section 555 555 Conversion from Conventional Oral Morphine to MS CONTIN A patient's daily morphine requirement ... is established using immediate-release oral morphine (dosing every 4 to 6 hours). The patient is then converted...
    ... swithing you to AVINZA at the same daily intake of morphine . My PM dr recently switched me from MScontin to avinza...
    ... Hey Twisten, Avinza is Morphine Sulfate like MsContin. Its release mechanism is different ... provides for a more consistant blood serum level of morphine which might help lower your BT meds. If she won't...

  28. Shore, got a ? for ya my friend
    ... the cheapest opiate of all them. There are generic morphine products just as effective as name brand MSContin ... and let me know if going with a gernic version of Morphine , Oxy, fentanyl, or meth will drp your copay back down...

  29. What Would Meds Cost Shorline Look At This
    ... any info. You are taking 2 LA meds - oxycontin and morphine and 2 SA percocet and lortab. And at really high doses...

  30. Out of Neurontin ETC.. HELP or Advice
    ... part that I am STILL laughing about. He put me on MORPHINE ! I can get that all day long through my state ins...

  31. advice on generic oxycontin vs brand
    ... oxycontin. MS Contin is 12 hour extended release morphine sulfate, and comes in generic and name brand in 15...

  32. Trying to find information: Study on knee surgery.
    ... involved just giving the standard anaesthesia, and morphine drip after. The other involved preteating the patients ... and had a lot better outcomes than just the standard morphine drip. If anyones the names of the people who...

  33. Newbie with question about meds.
    ... out of bed. I have a pump implanted that delivers morphine . Yes I am physically dependnet on morpihine. It's...

  34. Upping Duragesic...question
    ... 'itch' I havn't even really had that on this, nor morphine . But I once had it terribly as a teenager when I was...

  35. What's up with Shoreline, Beach erosion?
    ... going to taper me off baclofen without tapering me off morphine . Hopefully with the new DX of spondy they will cover ... plenty of room to adjust that without increasing the morphine at refill time. Oh well, the fun goes on. Another...

  36. switching from msc
    ... Hey Twist, Most of what I have read about morphine suggesat that the doc rottates morphine and Hydromorph ... months or so. This allows the M6g metabolite from morphine to clear from your system and give your body a break ... . That morphine metabolite is the one that causes retless leg syndrome ... the next few months they will switch my pump from morphine to dilauadid. It may take a couple adjustmets to fine ... withdrawal. But that shouldn't be an issue going from morphine to hydromorphone and then back again. Once you find...

  37. what's the difference?
    ... Oxycontin, except that is a modified release form of morphine . You take it on 2-3 times a day dosing, and it releases ... a very steady level of morphine over an 8 to 12 hour period. It's much more convienant ... MSContin tablet than to have to take small doses of MSir ( Morphine Sulfate Instant Release) every 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 hours...
    ... the long acting meds is the total amount of oxy or morphine that's in each pill. IF you took 2 10 mg percocet ... that 20 mgs of IR oxy creates. AS far as Oxy Vs Morphine , One is synthetic and one was originally derived from ... extract of opium. Morphine , heroin and codiene are derivatives of opium, People ... may be alergic to opium products like morphine or codeine but may do fine on synthetic products like ... are synthetically manufactured, the know what the morphine molacule looks like and it's chemical structure and ... syhthetic process. No actual opium is required to make morphine or codein any longer. Morphine was the first opiate ... derived from opium and gthe first used in a syringe. So morphine is the gold standard to which other opiates are compared ... strength, mg:mg. Oxy is actually about 50% stronger than morphine , Morphine is not the big gun people seem to think ... are stonger when compared mg:mg. But the idea that morphine was the big gun and oxy isn't was only true when oxy ... doses were not available in the doses that morphine was available in, or didn't prior to 96 when OxyContin ... cancer pain changed. Most opiates are stronger than morphine but morphine is still used as something to compare ... condition that another person gets great relief from morphine with. It's really just trial and error, as far...

  38. Shoreline...anyone...
    ... ie: Oxycodone is in the same family as Dilaudid and Morphine , just at different levels for treating pain.....?...

  39. Broken MS Contin tablet
    ... Type in search by active ingredient, thenType in Morphine and check RX drugs and hit querry, and you will see ... acting, liquid, short acting etc, By simply typing morphine in to search by ingredient and clicking search. You ... brand, their are 6 diffferent manufacturers of LA morphine in the strength you need. I try to stick with the...

  40. Help Shoreline!!!!
    ... the process of weaning off meth. She was doing OK on morphine , had the car accident and developed seizurres,they...
    ... when I was taking Meth a couple years back before morphine , I ran out and couldn't get my doctor on the phone...

  41. help, i need stronger pain meds can i ask my doc
    ... likely a target for drug addicts/diversion, along with morphine , dilaudid, fentanyl, methadone, Ritalin and the other ... they can tell you to the pill how many percocet or morphine tablets they have. It's the law, they have to keep...
    ... gave me relief, my doctor switched to a low dose of morphine . Throughout a 6 month period, we increased the morphine...
    ... explain all this to me nor did he explain that it was a morphine drug. I found out myself through reading and research...

  42. Ultracet Will Ruin You Life!!!!
    ... may induce psychic and physical dependence of the morphine -type (µ-opioid). (See WARNINGS.) Dependence and abuse ... similar to that of other opioids. In contrast to morphine , tramadol has not been shown to cause histamine release...

  43. Newbie needs info on PM
    ... pays for what they put in my pump. They pay for the Morphine but I'm presently trying o get the baclofen covered...

  44. For Shoreline and all others - Alot has happened
    ... pain and takes patients straight from Ultram to LA morphine would have a hard time justifying their own prescribing...

  45. Question...first time on Duragesic
    ... taking them, there too addictive....then gives me morphine ER to take. But I had to take a few yesterday (actually...

  46. Question about Oxycontin
    ... a bad sign. Have you tried the sustained-release morphine products? IMO, they have side effects somewhere between...

  47. Need Info On Opioid Rotation-HELP
    ... would be equally tolerant to 900 mgs of MSContin "LA morphine " But hese are 2 different drugs in 2 distinct classes ... of popiates, ones a synthetic opioid and morphine is a naturally occuring opiate, they have some similarities...

  48. Shoreline, and anyone else. Best way to get off Norco??
    ... I had my Diskogram an hour North of here, it took Morphine to get it under control, the ESI & Facets I had on ... Diskogram. My Emergency surgery (someone else) gave me morphine in the Hospital and 4mg Dilaudid at home every 4 hours ... BUt he is going to start me with Dilaudid instead of Morphine . If I specifically ask for better pain management...
    ... that time, he will put on my chart to begin with the Morphine , then to Dilaudid. By the way, due to severe abdominal...

  49. What are everyone's thoughts re: dosages
    ... I also have to look forward to switching from IT morphine to IT diluaid. Will he hit the nail on the head, on...

  50. New Here
    ... Morning and 30mg at bedtime, I also take 2ml of Liquid Morphine for BT prn or Precadan...I'm just looking at being...
    ... on oral meds I had a pump implanted that delivers morphine and baclofen. So pain wise, we have that in common...
    ... each stay was over a month or so. I would be on iv morphine every 4 hours at 7.5mg and trust me that only brought ... last time I was in the hospital I was on the same morphine as before. I had gotten a cold which turned into strep ... was in so much pain all the time. I was on 8mg of Morphine every 4 hours on the ***, I could really sleep or ... end that's when they introduced me to MS and Luquid Morphine . I also the whole time in the hospital and well always ... a month or so. I have been on MS Contin and Liquid Morphine and Preakan's and smoking pot non stop for over 2...
    ... Your dose is really what I would consider low of morphine , It's just not a very effective oral med and requires ... management or your thinking abotut an Intrathecal morphine pump, which they can put alot of different meds besides ... morphine in. I can help and guide you a bit. There isa...
    ... house. Right now I have switched from the 10mg Liquid Morphine to the the Perk's I usually swicth back and fourth...
    ... conditions. I was taking 600mgs of Kadian long acting morphine and using 60 mgs of oxycodone for BT pain a couple ... shorter acting than Kadian, there isn't a genric 24 hour morphine . Methadone just seemed to take the color out of life ... pump to do it. Medicare will pay for the pump and the morphine in it, but not oral morphine. You can check out ... just search for medtronics or search for intrathecal morphine pumps. THe meds are much more potent and efficient...
    ... level. The 1st time I was given MS Contin ane Liquid Morphine I was in the hospital and I"m lucky cause my family ... of MS Contin 15mg and 3 full bottles of the Liquid Morphine but he did tell me that I must keep it under lock ... I was in there for a month and a half on 7.5mg of Morphine through IV for the whole time and that only brought ... the one that thought that MS Contin and the Liquid Morphine was the only thing that could compare to the 7.5mg ... of Morphine through the IV, so they had me try it out for a week...

  51. Need Info On Neurostimulation
    ... neck surgery, my PM dr., was all for implanting a morphine pump (I was 35), after many tests, meds, therapies ... I would have had an internal pump with drugs like morphine for what reason? While I still have chronic pain...

  52. What is Hydromorphone?
    ... Dilaudid is rated about 7 times stronger than morphine MG to mg. The 18 hour half life of of Pallodone shold ... hydromorphone, oxymorphone, natyraly occuring opiates are m morphine , codeine and heroin "diacetyl morphone. Heroi is is...
    ... Alberta recently where a patient was supposed to receive morphine by iv but was given hydromorphone instead. The hospital ... changed the packaging as it was quite similar to the morphine ....
    ... will get the same relief. as the "equal amount of morphine ". Morphine is just the gold standard to whch other ... meds are compared. But morphine is an opiate where hydromorph is an opioid, ones synthetic ... so you don't even need opium or thybaine to create morphine any longer. They know what the molecular structure ... of morphine is and simply synthasize it. Now a days, all opiates...

  53. Possible answers as to why some are having trouble getting pain meds.
    ... They also start with the basics, why put someone on morphine if Ultram will work, IF the patient would be better...

  54. breakthrough pain meds????? warning, long!!
    ... plenty of other meds, There are several version of LA morphine , MSContin and generic forms last about 8 hours, Kadian ... and Avinza are 24 hour versions of LA morphine but maintain a steadier serum level when taken twice ... lasting 24 hours, It actually has some imediate release morphine to get you started each day, BUt the idea is to maintain ... is 2 30 mg roxicodone. Everything is compared to Morphine in strength, It's the gold standard of pain relief ... is 50% stronger, Dilaudid is 7 times stronger than morphine . You would need 45 mgs of morphine to come close to ... a 30mg roxi,and the largest morphine tab is 30mgs. 8 mgs of dilaudid would be about the ... orally. There is nothing wrong with using a long acting morphine product and stickng with the oxy for BT pain, different ... realistic and will never be happy. Even with LA meds, morphine pumps or SA meds 40-50% relief is considered a great ... and make sure your on the same page. But even with a morphine pump delivering meds directly to my spine, at best...

  55. Break through pain
    ... just wasn't nearly as effective as say post op IV. Morphine worked OK at 60mgs a dose , but was still a step down ... in strenght from Oxy. Oral morphine wasn't as efective as Oxy either. Oxy crosses the ... blood brain barrier much more effectively than oral morphine . Only about half of oral MSO4 croses the barrier where...

  56. Shore, if you have time ?
    ... are afordable and explain you have tried, "lets use morphine as an example" You have tried 100 mgsof kadina, 180 ... best it looks like he has done as far as dose, but if morphine isn't the drug for you, then it doesn't matter that...
    ... ONE baseline med and ONE B/T med from now on. All morphine products do not work for me unless at a very high...

  57. New to Site:
    ... as possible with prescriptions. My PM has me on the morphine sulphate and lortab. GOOD LUCK to you !..Keep me updated...

  58. Oxy Tolerance Troubles - HELP
    ... meth I bounced back and forth between meth and La morphine , "morphine when I had ins" but I stayed at both my ... morphine dose and my meth dose for almost 3 years. BT meds...

  59. Shoreline - question to your response please
    ... gel caps disolve in a matter of seconds and then the morphine pellets are protected by an individual polymer coating ... barrier at first pass where only about 1/2 of oral morphine crosses the blood branin barrier making oxy a more ... efficient drug orally than morphine . You do have opiate receptors all throughout your ... Oxy isn't the best med for you. You may do fine on morphine or another medication or you simply may not handle...

  60. New Meds
    ... That's really not unusual. Some folks get wired from morphine and can't sleep, some from Oxy. My first few weeks ... on morphine were really bad sleep wise. Opates cause a hystamine...

  61. Dave, a stupid question
    ... dumb question. If a 60 mg MS CONTIN contains 60mg of Morphine Sulfate, why couldn't someone who is taking a 60 mg...
    ... Hey wolf, You are right, Brteakng a 60 mgs LA morphine in half basically turns it into a a 4 hour short acting ... greater percentage croses the blood brain barrier. Oral morphine is the least efficient way to take morphine, just...

  62. I'm Back From Hip Surgery!
    ... fine now....staples come out tomorrow. I was given a morphine derivative to bring home and had severe nausea from...

  63. Help guys! Where do I go?
    ... think it has more to do with the concentration of morphine I would need to have a decent refill interval. Right...
    ... imagine people thinking , give me 400 or 600 mgs of morphine and I wouldn't complain either. But you know it doesn ... s just a number. Cost is a factor, But 300 mgs of morphine is no safer than 3000 mgs if you aproach the dose...

  64. Stressed... Alternatives Are Not Working
    ... spitalized for 1 week and had emergency surgery. I was on a morphine drip as well as pain killer injections (not sure what...

  65. Questions about Morphine Pump??
    ... Medtronics and I have never had a problem. They use morphine and marcane and there was one time they uped it to...
    ... since 1999 after the last surgery. Whether you have morphine , dilaudid or one of the Fentanyls in your pump, Your ... understand being frustrated after having titrated through morphine , then dlaudid then 3 of the 4 fentanyls. That would ... Bupivicane may prevent you from reaching a dose of morphine or whatever opiate is in the pump before you reach ... urinary retention, there isn't a way to increae the morphine without also increasing the adjunct med whch is limiting...

  66. Sulfa drug allergy - can I take Avinza (morphine sulfate)?
    ... my doc mentioned taking the Avinza, I said it was morphine sulfate, and I am allergic to sulfa drugs, would that...
    ... I to am allergic to Sulfa meds. I was on Morphine Sulfate with no problem....
    ... I too am allergic to sulfa and take ms contin ( morphine sulfate). No problems, as was said before sulfa and...

  67. help...my dr wants me 2 take suboxone for back pain!
    ... pump which would put pain medication in my spine like morphine with a muscle relaxer at a dose smaller than the amount...
    ...

  68. New med and questions
    ... enough of it...lets try this...which was Avinza... morphine ...time released...60 mgs ...plus 5 mg lortab IF NEEDED ... the MS is better ..( actually the generic is called morphine sulphate , which is what I have)...yall have any pros...
    ... for the generic...he didnt act as enthused abt the " morphine sulphate 30 mg tab SA END"..( that was on the bottle ... and 1x pm.. then the lortab 5 for WHEN NEEDED..the morphine sulphate is generic and cost me $10 bucks for 90....

  69. Help Shorted On my Pain Meds
    ... as doing a quick count of their C-2 meds. C-2 are morphine , oxy, meth, higher strength meds with more potential ... afraid to prescribe Vicodin as they are Percocet or Morphine and the hydro products are the most prescribed pain...

  70. Pre-op Appointment Advice Needed
    ... He said that while in the hospital I would have a Morphine IV that I can control myself. When I get home he...

  71. fatigue from Duragesic Patch
    ... and I usually find myself in ER getting shot up with Morphine to break the pain cycle. Sometimes it works, sometimes ... on Xmas eve, for 7 hours and had to get 6 shots of Morphine before my pain was under control. Since then, my pain...

  72. Switch in meds big mistake
    ... I totally agree with Ken. Coming off morphine onto Vicodin is crazy!! Are you taking 2 vic at a...

  73. bad times with generics
    ... funny thing is they make the majority of the bulk morphine , oxy, hydro and fentanyl and all the bulk meth in...

  74. I need my meds!
    ... got much better relief from neurontin than hydros, morphine , oxy or fentanyl. I was one of the unlucky few that...

  75. Can someone explain what opiate niave means
    ... naive would be if your not used to 80 to 100 mgs of morphine a dayy or the equivelant. 60-80 mgs of oxycodone,...
    ... ever were to suddenly start taking say 15 -30mg of morphine they could encounter some severe, life threating complicati...
    ... strength. You wouldn't jump from Norco to 100mgs of LA morphine 3 times a day. It may take that much to manage your...