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  1. ok Shore......I need more info....
    ... powerful med, it's in the same family of opiates as morphine r heroine or cofeine, Soa synyhetic like ZNorco is...

  2. Duragesic patch - opionions please! :)
    ... Meth is much less expensive. I have been on Oxy. Morphine . Even tried the pump. After over 2 yr am finally...

  3. Shore....can I bend your ear again.....
    ... be controlled. Oxy is actually stronger than morphine by about 50%, but morphine is the gold standard to ... compared in strength. Oral versions of short acting morphine are available in 15 and 30 mg, Oral verson of SA Dilaududid ... constant level with Kadian, a 12-24 hour version of LA morphine , I can create a smooth dose with methadone, and the...

  4. Thanks Shoreline!
    ... is cheaper than the OxyC? And is there a generic morphine other than MSContin (that's expensive too, huh?) ...
    ... is a 12-24 hour version.But all the LA version of morphine are expensive. It would a little cheaper than OxyC ... but no more than 25%. Morphine is the gold standard to which other opiates are compared ... need to be tweeked. I use 1:1.5 going from oxy to morphine , some use a 1:1 but tend to be uncomfortable. So 120 ... mgs of oxycodone would be equal to 180 mgs of morphine , or if she's taking 160 mgs of oxy a day that would ... be 240 mgs of morphine . All the long acting versions are rediclous in price ... even the generic form of MScontin, " Morphine ER". The higher the dose or more pills obviously it ... goes up. However, the short acting version of morphine or the generic for Morphine IR is cheap, At sams or ... dilaudid has a shorter half life and duration than morphine or oxycodone. But she may respond well too it. Everyone ... was only used in surgery. It's so much stronger than morphine they measure fentanyl in micro grams. They are very ... s worth of kadian or 700 dollars worth of generic morphine ER with 60 bucks worth of meth and I was taking more ... than twice the equivelant dose of morphine . $30 bucks worth of meth would likely do the trick ... she's at 160 of oxy , that would convert to 240 of morphine , that would convert to 50 mgs of meth, but because ... 240 of OXy, 60 mgs of meth would be like 300 mgs of morphine . 60 mgs of meth a day would be a safe starting point ... long half life it contnues to buld up in her system. Morphine for BT or if the docs OK with a larger number of 5mg...

  5. No longer pain relief, addiction relief
    ... question you have. The idea that using perfect or morphine for a year makes you an addict is an antiquated notion ... failed surgery. I would bounce between 600mgs of morphine and 120 mgs of methadone. methadone is a potent pain ... acting meds became too much and I hoped implanting a morphine pump that delivers spine directly to my spine would...

  6. Too Much Pain!!!
    ... as BT meds, Dilaudid is very cheap and so is plain morphine tablets. I can get 120 4mg dilaudid or 120 30mg morphine ... and years on oral meds or nothing at all, I had a morphine pump implanted 6 months ago, a succesful pump is one...
    ... hundred bucks or so is generic MSContin, long acting morphine . The insurance thing is tough. and so is the lost ... pain like post surgical pain, but I found meth and morphine work better on crsushing spine pain. I know it ... cost and pain relief. It has propeties that oxy and morphine don't have. It blocks the NMDA receptor which controls...

  7. ketamine and lowering tolerance
    ... amphetamine salts to counter the effect of methadone and morphine sedation. The synthetics don't seem to have the same...
    ... small doses of Ketamine mixed into an IV along with Morphine , and sometimes even an amphetamine. There was a logic ... patient tolerating it (increased sedation though), the morphine we know what that is for, and the amphetamine was ... the pain relief but to counter the sedation of the morphine and ketamine and as a slight bit of protection in ... they weren't much concerned with 1000mg+ a day of morphine and all of the other stuff. They just wanted them...
    ... ketamine popped up all over the place on with diacetyl morphine (heroin) and it looked very effective. I know diacetylmorp ... the blood brain barrier better, than a 3-1 ratio of morphine to heroin was ok, then I went from that to oxycodone...
    ... reason. Drugs like Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Codeine, Morphine , Diacetylmorphine, Fentanyl even Hydromorphone (Dilaudid ... less incapacitated from relief of the pain. I take morphine every day, and the difference between taking it and ... day incapacitated ...though not drooling. With the morphine I'm up and able to do most things that people without...
    ... in the quote: Pain is a temporary absence of enough morphine . When you take opioids to suppliment your endorphin...

  8. Switched Bt From Msir To Roxi
    ... make the change. Not only is Oxy more potent than morphine by 50% but it is matabolized more eficiently than ... morphine and has a longer half life. I don't think it's all ... honeymoon. Only half of oral morphine crosses the blod brain barrier, maiking PO delivery ... of morphine the least effectve method of administration. You ... half life and binds to receptors and sub receptors morphine doesn't, you altready have the receptors morphine...

  9. Intrathecal pain pump for low back pain
    ... the pump a cure all for all pain. I presently have morphine in my pump and the old sychromed 1 system only has ... an 18ml resevoir, so at a moderate dose of morphine I'm only lasting 33 days at tops before each refill ... need refills is the flow rate and strength of med. Morphine is the wekest opiate mg :mg they can use so simply...
    ... literally, the pump saved my life. I started on morphine but was switched to dilauded last month and it is ... working even better than the morphine did. Good luck with the trial. I think you will...
    ... opiates. My present daily pump rate is only 8.6 mgs of morphine a day. Qiuite a strep down from 600mgs of Kadian or...

  10. Morphine pump problems and questions
    ... withdrawals; has it gone away now? I started out with morphine in the pump and had it titrated up several times. ... WHOLE LOT. I know of people who are getting 23ml of morphine a day. Please go ahead and ask any questions you...
    ... Hey peto, fenatnyl has qualities that morphine doesn't, so some differencial withdrawal wouldn't ... ehadache goes away. Antoehother possibility is that morphine and everal other opiates increase inner cranaial pressure ... and a side effect of morphine is headaches. Simple tylenol relives the morphine ... refills which is somehwhat of a bummer. The IT morphine , if that's what was used shouldn't have made you feel ... through all your organs. I went from meth to IT morphine but my previous dose of oral morphine was 600mgs a ... will take you away from the site. If it turns out morphine causes too much of a headache or doesn't deminsh like...
    ... many patients who have dilaudid pumps as opposed to morphine because it works better for them. It's a personal...
    ... peto, just to be clear, the same pump can deliver Morphine , Dialauid or any of the preservative free fentanyl...
    ... per ml of dilaudid will go much farther than 10mg of morphine per ml because it's 7 times stronger. .5 mgs doesn ... least 7 and your looking at the same as 3.5 mgs of morphine per day. They started my pump at 2.o mgs per day so ... I have and my pump is now set at 10 mgs per day of morphine which works out to be about .400mgs per hour during ... They usually start at the weakest concentration, with morphine it was 10mg per ml but can go 3 times more concentrated ... with any of the opiates. However at 30mgs per ML of morphine , If they add baclofin, there is a chance of developing ... ml of dilaudid will go alot farther than 20mgs of morphine per ml. I'm not sure I want to start the whole titration...

  11. Opiod Related Edema
    ... for dealing with the edema other then stopping the morphine ? The idea of having to go off of the opiods is truly...
    ... Basically Avinza is just a longer acting version of Morphine sulfate than MScontin. From reading your post it ... edema will go away after your body adjusts to the Morphine . If it does not, you might want to discuss Oxycontin...
    ... I had a lot of edema for the first year I was on morphine . I took lasix for it for a while and just as suddenly...

  12. New to this...question for shore or anyone who can help...
    ... know you are no where near considering an Intrathecal morphine pump or an SCS. But a clinic that does pump management ... I kinda doubt to many dentist have ever prescribed morphine or Duragesic patches You may be able to stick with...

  13. Hello... Again
    ... tylenol, ibuprophen etc. Oxyir is one and there is morphine , dilaudid, also demerol but it isn't used for long...

  14. Darvocet Question
    ... are way ahead of most people with CP. Even with a morphine pump I'm still trying to get to a 50% reduction in...

  15. to Nucleoplasty OR not to Nucleoplasty?
    ... know...at this point I'm like, WHATEVER. Although the Morphine ER medicine is working ok, I still feel pain when...

  16. Out of Line?
    ... mgs of MSIR, All that means is you take 270 mgs of morphine a day. By using a different BT med you can achieve ... has just made you more tolerant to the MSC, It's all morphine so without the extra 90 mgs of MSIR, your daily morphine ... by 1/3, so it becomes incorporated into your daily morphine intake and looses it's ability to be effective on ... If your insurance will pay for some of the other LA morphine products like Avinza or Kadian you may find smother ... problem is lack of relief, there is no ceiling on LA morphine whether it's MSC or Kadian. Kadiin is just smoother ... and many other methods to manage pain. Because morphine has no NMDA blocking ability it may be better than...

  17. Hydromorphcontin??
    ... tolerant are those who are taking at least 60 mg oral morphine /day, or at least 30 mg of oral oxycodone/day, or at ... which include hydromorphone, fentanyl, methadone, morphine , oxycodone, and oxymorphone), have the highest risk...

  18. Shoreline or Anyone I have a question?
    ... Vits, and the two parkinsoms meds. If you take morphine products, there is a specific metabolite hat causes ... this matabolite to clear. The usual rotation is from morphine to Hydromorphone. There is alot of info on the ... drug interactions, Obviously people that don't take morphine and have a direct cause and effect relation can also...

  19. Have date for nerve root stimulator
    ... methods i have personally tried. I presently havea morphine pump, but I'm hardly at the end of the road. As long...
    ... addict scouring the streets at 3am to find just one morphine pill or one Dilaudid tablet to get through the night...

  20. Difference between Norco & Oxy IR
    ... hydrocodone is approximately equal in strength to oral morphine , meaning 10 mg's of hydrocodone=10 mg's of oral morphine ... Oxycodone is approximately 50% stronger than both morphine and hydrocodone. This means that the norco 10/325...

  21. Finally Have A Date Fir Hip Surgery!
    ... with me, but not to take them while I'm still on the morphine drip. He gave me some refills on the methadose and...
    ... withdrawal all he said was not to take them along with the morphine drip :) I'm going to go back into my earlier posts ... Shoreline, because I'm sure he said taking methadose and morphine at the same was safe. Anyway I will make damn sure...

  22. Actiq - Shoreline
    ... different, Some folks get great relief from Meth or morphine where other get great relief from oxy or duragesic ... effective delivery rute is PO. But it's the same with oral morphine and oral dilaudid, Both meds work much better and ... higher first pass absorption rate. Only Half of oral morphine crosses the blood brain barrier, so seeing numbers...

  23. What do you use for break-thru pain (and do they last)?
    ... acting opiate of a different molecule. Like if your on Morphine ...take Dilaudid or oxycodone IR/percocet. If your ... on Methadone take IR morphine . OR maybe if your on Oxycontin take diladid, maybe...

  24. Shoreline Can U Help Me with Something I'm VERY Confused
    ... opiates. I've seen folks taking more than 2000mgs of LA morphine per day, 1200mgs of OxyContin, 600mgs fof meth and ... fenatnyl which is hundreds of times more potent than morphine . Theese meds contain no apap or aspirin or NSAIDS ... poorly that the equal dose of oral demi to 30 mgs of Morphine IR or 20mgs of Oxycodone is 300mgs. Demi is much moreeffect ... expeired inspection while taking 00mgs of Kadian "24 hour morphine " a day and usng 30-90 mgs of oxy for breakthrough ... the softeners, but my experience with high doses of morphine , one of the more constipating meds, was easily resolved...

  25. Need advice on lower meds
    ... same. I'm sure if you detoxed your system from the morphine and THEN started taking the 15 mg's that MIGHT make ... been on dilaudid...but I do know it's sedating like morphine so maybe chemically oxycodone is better to HAVE while ... on LA morphine s, for BT pain. It's just my opinion that once your...

  26. Back from 2nd ESI
    ... worse, or infact anyone been on that specific companys morphine SR? It's just I've always wondered if generic COULD ... company...couldn't find a DAMN thing relating them to morphine , BUT I do know that's who makes it, and it is a more...

  27. Question about Baclofen and Valium
    ... start up the meth again because I'm going to be on IV morphine for aprox. 3 days. Can you give me an idea of anything...

  28. Shore, quick equivalency(sp?) question
    ... morphine 30mg is equal to oxycodone 10mg Is this right? So...
    ... that better reponse from a new opiate or opioid. Morphine is more sedating but one of the poorest opiates for ... metabolization. Oxy is much more soluable in water than morphine and more oxy is broken down into it's metabolites ... metabolite to be carried through the blood stream. Morphine just isn't a great oral drug, or simply takes more ... Oxy also tends to have a stimulating effect that morphine doesn't. IF you took 100 people and gave 50 people ... 20mgs of Oxy and the other 50, 30 mgs of morphine , It doesn't gaurentee people will rate both equally ... someone would would have the same tolerance to 30mgs of morphine . He may get a better relief or less relief from 30mgs ... of morphine , even though they are considered equal. There ... is the closer conversion, but if he's never taken morphine he would likely be more sedated initially and equate ... bettter pain relief, however the sedative effects of morphine are the first side effect to deminish. You also ... be equal to taking 15 mgs of MSIR "instant release morphine " every 4 hours 15 mgs of instant release morphine ... patient. That's why some of sus are on Oxy some are on morphine and some fentanyl or methadone and all equally satisfied ... never went high enough to use it as a base dose, But morphine at higher doses worked well with little side effects ... week. But during titration, untill his base dose of morphine is established, It's common to have access to additional ... dose should be adjusted. Alot of people consider morphine to be the big gun of opiates, that's not really true ... be used in a syringe. So other meds are compared to morphine which is considered the gold standard of comparison ... plenty of BT meds and frequent dosing in case the morphine dose was too ow, so it doesn't sound lke he's made ... a mistake, just hoping for a better response to morphine . Next time he sees him, he can make adjustments based ... would be to take all that oxy, convert it into LA morphine , then go with that dose of MScontin and reduce the...

  29. Pain meds on internet?
    ... illegal to sell class 11 meds like, oxycodone products, morphine , methadone, duragesic or amphetamines and ship them...

  30. mscontin questions
    ... Constipation is a biggy, and some folks don't seep well on morphine . Good luck, Dave http://www.pharma.com/html/Our_products...

  31. Cervical Radiculopathy
    ... experience not everyones. My dr is wondrful, she has me on Morphine 30mg at night and lortabs7.5mg 2 every 4-6 hrs as ... needed. The Morphine works in bursts so when it works its fine but when...

  32. Need some advice. Can anyone help ?
    ... boards. I used to take methadone, before I got my morphine pump and it worked very, very well for me. I was on...

  33. 1st time to pain managment tom.
    ... diagnostics and medications. I just had an Intrathecal morphine pump implanted in June. The last attempted fusion...

  34. Xanax vs. Valium
    ... very first posts. The doc told me I would be on IV morphine for 3 days and then they would start back up my methadone...
    ... manage my pain?? Hopefully after you come off the IV morphine (and the morphine is enough to help) your methadone...

  35. Want to decrease BT meds
    ... Vamp, 2mg of dilaudid is roughly equal to 15mgs of morphine or 10 mgs of oxycodone. Morphine is just the glod ... other meds are compared in strength. The smallest morphine pils I have seen are the 15's so that would pretty...

  36. Methadone
    ... avinza, or 8 hours from your last dose of generic LA morphine or MSContin. All those meds have normal half lives ... was at 120mgs for about 18 months, swithced to LA morphine for about a year and then back to the same dose of ... really got to be too much and because I did well on morphine and my head was clear, and I mean my head, it's not ... an Intrathecal pump implanted in june that delivers morphine . It takes about 5 days for your serum level to...
    ... pretty much a given, Just like you shouldn't take morphine , oxycontin or Duragesic unless your in severe pain ... opiates cause dependence, whether you quit OxyContin or morphine or meth or heroin cold turkey, It's pretty much the...
    ... years or for weeks makes a difference. Whether it's morphine , Heroin or methadone, the longer you take it the longer ... return. I just think, Had you taken a long acting morphine product, OxyC or used Duragesic you would have experienced ... gained from a doc that doesn't believe in meth, oxy or morphine . All the stuff I went through, I still learned something ... that say I didn't know I would become dependent on LA morphine . Contracts also inform the patient what the rules...

  37. Shoreline Please Help
    ... jerk you need that side effect managed. One of the 2 morphine metabolites actualy causes restless leg although it ... other meds are metabolized into different forms of morphine . Lke paret of Hydro is convertewd into Hydromorphone ... parkinsons meds and sometimes Klonopin.When on oral morphine my legs would jerk once I reached whatever stage of ... awake, fallng asleep, jerking back awake. Intrathecal morphine hasn't caused the problem yet but the difference in ... is about 100-1 mg to mg. The last time I took oral morphine as abase dose my dose was 600mgs a day plus BT meds ... and don't have constipation or RLS from Intrathecal morphine . Check out the RLSforum though to see what's new...

  38. Pricing on Long acting Morphines...
    ... price goes, methadone is dirt cheap compared to LA Morphine - even generic....

  39. Finally in the door...
    ... just as well with the samedaily dose of generic LA morphine taking it TID. Oramorph isn't as expensive as MSContin...
    ... site (which I HATE wallgreens btw) for prices on ER morphine s. And there pretty much all in the same ball park ... think is better Dave...taking a 12 hr MS contin type morphine or a 24 hr Kadian twice a day? I know that Kadian...

  40. Leg Fatigue
    ... pain meds are you on? I've heard of people taking LA Morphine having restless leg syndrome type side effects. I...

  41. I cant stand the pain meds. anymore !!!
    ... your mind. Hydrocodone is really no stronger than morphine mg to mg but the dose of hydro is limited by the apap...

  42. Duragesic 75 Question!!!
    ... pro opiate meaning it's energizing where drugs like morphine and meth are more sedating. When trying new meds...

  43. Emercency Question for Tomorrow
    ... are at with the 10 mg percs. 10 mg of oxy =15mgs of morphine and 15mgs of morphine is 3.5% of 345mgs. Nobody is ... you may have had post surgically. Only have of oral morphine crosses the blood brain barrier making it weaker than ... oxycodone. 30 mgs of oxy would be equal to 45 mgs of morphine and put you right at 30%. Using oral morphine will ... simply nincrease thyour tolerance to morphine , bind to the exact same receptors and increase the ... Oxycodone is a pro drug and tends to be stimulating where morphine , "Morpheus , god of sleep" is very sedating and takes ... urinary retention and restless leg with the more morphine you take. 3 norco at a time or 3 percs at a time ... count scripts, why not use pure opiates like 30mg Morphine , It also comes in 15mg, but if your using 5 doses...

  44. Shoreline, Feeling Better? Great Posts, btw!
    ... problems due to this same enzyme.OxyC uses the P450, Morphine uses the P450, and many otrher drugs use the same...

  45. Shorline this may seem like a STUPID Question
    ... illegal. Class 11 meds are the strongest meds, morphine , oxy, duragesic, methadone, the amphetamines used...
    ... addicting taking it q 4hrs, and prescribed a time released Morphine to last for hours on end. Which makes sense and has...
    ... the Percocet 10/325??? I'm SEVERELY allergic to MORPHINE ...can you say PROJECTILE VOMITING....??? I had to ... become tolerant to Percocet 10/325, and I CAN'T take morphine , what are my other options?.....My PM Dr. Appt. is...

  46. Need Pain Management Doctor
    ... other method, meaning expensive Long acting oxycodone, morphine , and fentanyl products with negative results. Methadone...

  47. methadone to oxycontin
    ... to one of the more traditional opiate slike oxy or morphine because Fentanyl binds to receptors that those meds ... Of the 3 times I swithced, the first was to oral morphine which was a bear and to Duragesic which was a bear ... years. When I swithced from meth to the pump wtith morphine I was at 150 mgs a day and had taken meth for another ... just doesn't do it for you, switching from Oxy to morphine is a breeze if the conversion is in the right ballpark ... . Oxy and morphine bind to generally the same receptors the MU and Kappa ... receptor activity which isn't replaced when switching to morphine or oxy either. Just part of the joys of being a guinea ... I remeber at one point when switching from meth to morphine I couldn't focus my eyes on the bouncing keyboard...

  48. Hi, been gone for a bit. Questions!!
    ... thought i would put it in. Avinza is a 24hr release of Morphine ....

  49. Taper Schedule?!?
    ... we got any relief. It doesn't entitle everyone to morphine or OxyContin. Just as an example, someone posted ... up with a kink in your neck doesn't mean you need morphine , but because it's available, and the use is no longer ... because once dependent they are customers for life. Morphine has been around for 175 years, how can any manufcaturer ... My pump refill with 360mgs of preservative free morphine and bupivacaine, the meds cost 13 bucks and are compounded...

  50. please help me help my mum
    ... of the long term opiates such as mscontin, which is morphine or oxycontin? There must be something available that...
    ... hydrocodone products, then oxycodone products then morphine , Duragesic patches "Fentanyl" then methadone. Methadone ... synthetic tend to be more gentale than natural opiates lke Morphine and codeine. Drugs like fentanyl that neever enter ... PS. They also make liquid versions of Oxycodone, morphine , Dilauadid and meth if she is having difficulty swallowing...

  51. Mscontin Feel Like I Am Withdrawing
    ... conversion from 80 mgs of oxy a day would be 120 mgs of morphine a day. But after 2 months you shouldn't be experiencing ... numbers. My wife did notice changing from the Endo LA morphine to the mallinckrodt version,It didn't last as long...

  52. Opiate Therapy and Liver problems
    ... broken down inthe kidneys. OxyC uses the P450, Morphine uses the P450, and many otrher drugs use the same ... and turn it into it's metabolites, one of which is morphine . So you loose any additional pain relieving effects...
    ... you have to cut that in half. I wouldn't say your morphine dose was high, I was taking 600mgs of kadian a day ... 200mgs 3 times a day. Because my base dose of LA morphine was high I need a proportionate amount of BT to make ... though. You can get pure oxy in 5mg, 15mg 30 mg, morphine in 15m and 30mg dialaudid in 4 and 8mg they make liquid ... make liquid morph. But based on your base dose of morphine any hydro product with tylenol is going to be like ... differently on different pain. Because your taking morphine , and if he's open to sugestion, I would start with...
    ... seem to be aware of OR is unwilling to RX. MSIR ( Morphine Sulphate Imeadiate releif) comes in 15mg and 30mg...
    ... Well, I am on Morphine , so i don't see the point in taking it as a BT as...

  53. How to juggle getting monthly refills with all the rules and regulations-
    ... half of what phenergan does. Meth is 1/2oth of LA morphine and MSIR was 1/8 of roxicodone. None as effective ... or MSC, at best you might be able to get generic LA morphine but pain medication wasn't even on the list of covered...

  54. alcohol vs meds?
    ... am just intolerant to meds. I had a bad reaction to morphine after my surgery and all other drugs. I have found...

  55. Pelvic pain:Oxy,morph,fentanyl,dilaudid,help
    ... test done in the past I am currently on 90mg tid of morphine switched over from 40mg tid of oxycontin and before ... else that is used in combination for pain relief.The morphine I am finding does not cover my pain at all compared ... as I always had a lot of breakthrough pain with it. morphine I find makes me feel very sick, but none of the other ... to prevent the sickness and it does help, but the morphine is not giving me any relief at all is that normal ... the oxy to 50mg tid from 40mg tid, He said if the morphine continues to not work he would probably put me back...
    ... receptors that opiates derived drectly from opium like Morphine , codiene and Heroin are very dfifferent from synthetics ... more mgs because mg to mg, Oxycodone is stronger than morphine , some charts say it's 50% stronger some say it's 100...

  56. Shoreline please help
    ... wrong, but that is how it sounds). He can't take morphine . Anyway, I understand that you went this route. ...
    ... start with the mildest concentration and work up. With morphine they start with 0mgs per ML then 20mgs per ml then ... It's taken me almost 4 months to get to 7.7mgs of morphine a day in .4 mg increases. Now that I know what a ... apropriate for Dialaudid because it's so much stronger than morphine . Any of the Fenatnyls can be used if Dilaudid causes...
    ... they refill they increase the concentration of the morphine so I can go longer between refills but the difference...
    ... constipation diminish Even while taking 600mgs of morphine a day I could carry a conversation and nobody would ... meds, "short acting meds" like percocet,dilaudid, morphine , Roxicodone etc. I can manage additional pain caused...
    ... Just a note to say I also have the intrathecal morphine pump and I love it. It has helped so much with my...
    ... nothing to what it took, and what it took was 600mgs of morphine a day. I accommodated quickly, had to move back and ... forth from Morphine to methadone due to insurance limits or lack of prescriptio ... insurance can afford. A generic dose of 600 mgs of morphine a day would cost 800 bucks a month, Name brand kadian ... was 1400, It was great when insurance paid for morphine but when we lost insurance, meth is the only option ... . 1400 dollars worth of kadian, 24 hour morphine , was replaced with 60 dollars a month worth of methadone ... well as I could hope, My head was clearer on oral morphine than on methadone, But because my only choice was...
    ... Even in the hospital under controlled conditions. Morphine is completely out of the question as he breaks out...
    ... normal as anyone else. I understand he's alergic to morphine , But anything they can put in the pump he can take ... hour Dilaudid tablet, similar to 24 hour versions of morphine like Kadian or Avinza. It can't be broken down, crushed ... single indicator of addiction. Being alergic to morphine only limits himn from using morphine, codeine and...
    ... I can say, I could live with te old dose of oral morphine , or duragesic or Oxycontin or methadone, I know how...

  57. Shoreline, how does OxyContin work (mechanics)?
    ... still in the pharamcy biz. His dose was 1800mgs of morphine a day and 200mgs of methadone as his last dose to ... help with sleep. Morphine can cause restless leg syndrome which can be dealt ... It can be sustained. I did it for years on Meth and morphine LA. Rotating meds can help, rotating BT meds, Mixing ... dose high. My previous dose of opiates was 600mgs of morphine plus another 120mgs of oxy at a time. I presently...

  58. Med Adjustment Question
    ... a different tpye of LA med. MScontin (long acting morphine sulfate might be something for you to discuss with...

  59. Pain Clinic Appoint - Advice Needed
    ... give me feedback on any input they have. I have a morphine pump in fact this is my second one and I am having...
    ... give me feedback on any input they have. I have a morphine pump in fact this is my second one and I am having...
    ... Hi Flo. The morphine pump works very well for me, this is my second pump...
    ... Hi Flo. The morphine pump works very well for me, this is my second pump...

  60. changing from one drug to another
    ... you check 3 sites you could find conversions from morphine to OxyCC with conversion ratios ranging from 1:1, ... meth would lkely be fine with the 5:1 conversion from morphine to meth I have found works best for me. The conversion...

  61. Help! Question!
    ... Canada and we don't have loricet up here. Meds like morphine , demerol, oxycontin etc. I think have to be filled...

  62. Methadone and half life?
    ... oxycontin and MSIR for BT with a different doc and the morphine in that didn't make me sick, wonder why the Kadian...

  63. Shoreline...
    ... have used all the LA meds and now have a pump with Morphine and bupivicaine. Being a mod is a hard job that takes...

  64. strength of methadone??????????
    ... went to generic MSC 200mgs TID and after a year on morphine I swithced back to the same 120 mgs of meth where ... Meperidine 300mgs Methadone 20mgs Morphine 60mgs Oxycodone 30 This is the ... BODY WEIGHT [1] Approximate equianalgesic dose Morphine , controlled-release (MS Contin,Oramorph) ... usd a 1:1 conversion on a partient using 600 mgs of morphine , and went to 600 mgs of methadone you would kill them ... Dave The chart below indicates the Daily Oral Morphine Dose Equivalents followed by the Conversion Ratio ... of Oral Morphine to Oral Methadone <100 mg - 3:1 (i.e., 3 mg morphine...

  65. methadone verse ms-contin or kadian??
    ... pain doc has suggested switching to a long acting morphine product, kadian or ms contin. does anyone know the ... conversions of 60 mgs a day of methadone to either of the morphine products. any suggestions on which is better or works ... before. now she's talking about switching to the morphine products. i feel an increase in the methadone , maybe...

  66. methadone verse long acting morphine????
    ... moved down to dilaudid 5 mgs every 4 hours, still morphine based, and that worked well. i increased that over ... methadone 3 times a day. methadone doesn't "peak" like morphine based meds do, they reach a level and then are steady ... . morphine will peak. a lot higher then methadone, and then will...
    ... either 1:1 or 1:1.5 meaning oxy is 50% stronger however Morphine is inherently more sedating than oxy because oxy is ... I was taking 150 mgs of meth was when switching to morphine a 5:1 ratio produced equal if not suppeior relief ... most withdrawal which would be closer to 180 mgs of morphine daily, but no chart is perfect nor works for every ... pain, meth is the opiate of chocice, switching to morphine you lose all NMDA and GABA actiuvity which controls...
    ... s what they are trying to convert to intratchecal morphine which I'm on about adjustment # 14. The thing is ... print out a equianelgesic chart that ays X amount of morphine = X amount of meth and force your doc to follow the ... days to 2 weeks, That's plenty of time to know if morphine is working at that dose, and enough time for most...

  67. Refills on CII meds with Law changes in CA?
    ... and 2 percocets worked for him, dosages of 600mgs of morphine a day or 300 mgs of oxy a day will seem extreme to...

  68. Epiderul Steroid Injection....?
    ... hurt for over a year and they kept increaseing my morphine pump with little results. They say it last awhile...

  69. How do you treat your migraines??
    ... it's off to the ER for a shot or IV of Demeral or Morphine . I have also used "Migra Spray" . It works pretty...

  70. hard to find a sympathetic doc
    ... the last time I went they gave me a "cocktail" of morphine , phenegran, valium, and benedryl......that broke the...

  71. Hydrocodone & Hearing Loss
    ... to point the finger at. Good luck, Dave As far as morphine or dlilaudid causing hearing problems, never heard ... of a single problem. My morphine dose was 600mgs a day with 16mgs of dilaudid, or 120mgs...

  72. Continuing questions
    ... then you have meds for severe pain like oxycodone, morphine , fentanyl, methadone and demerol, but demerol can ... MG to MG, Hydrocodone is about equal in strength to morphine . However the weakest morphine tabs in the US are 15...

  73. question about ms contin 15 mg/ equal to ??
    ... hours is the same as taking 7.5mgs of intstant release morphine evry 4 hours. 5mgs of oxycodone is considered equal ... in strength to 7.5 mgs of morphine . Oxy is 50% stronger than morphine. By taking ... and down all day. You still become dependent on morphine and dependent on percocet but aren't recieving the...

  74. My Story and Some Advice Needed
    ... top of the curve that use long acting pversins of morphine , oxycodone, methadone and the febntanyl patch. along ... treatment, high doses, mixing opiates and implanting morphine pumps. Most people start on the far left and either ... june because I couldn't afford 600 mgs of long acting morphine a day and the methadone which is cheap and potent ... with 50% of the pain relieved. s high as 600mgs of morphine a day sounds, nobody would ever know I even take meds...

  75. OxyContin 10mg Question/Info
    ... to hear and believe. It is not as sedating as say morphine , it is more of a "pro" drug rather than sedating one...
    ... gold standard to which all opaited are compared is morphine , It doesn't mean morphine is the strongest drug, It ... other. Hydrocodone is about equal in strength to morphine , Oxycodone is about 50% stronger than Hydro or morphine ... grade heroin on the streets is 8 times stronger than morphine mg to mg. People have been injecting dilauadid for ... taking 20mgs of Instant release oxycodone or 30 mgs of morphine or 4 mgs of dilaudid. But no more addictive. When ... whether it be Hydrocodone, Oxycodone in any form, morphine , dilaudid, fentanyl, demerol,methadone, whatever, ... in the general public. So wheter it's oxycontin, morphine or the duragesic patch, you will become physically...
    ... to hear and believe. It is not as sedating as say morphine , it is more of a "pro" drug rather than sedating one...
    ... gold standard to which all opaited are compared is morphine , It doesn't mean morphine is the strongest drug, It ... other. Hydrocodone is about equal in strength to morphine , Oxycodone is about 50% stronger than Hydro or morphine ... grade heroin on the streets is 8 times stronger than morphine mg to mg. People have been injecting dilauadid for ... taking 20mgs of Instant release oxycodone or 30 mgs of morphine or 4 mgs of dilaudid. But no more addictive. When ... whether it be Hydrocodone, Oxycodone in any form, morphine , dilaudid, fentanyl, demerol,methadone, whatever, ... in the general public. So wheter it's oxycontin, morphine or the duragesic patch, you will become physically...
    ... little too apprehensive about it. Just the mention of morphine kind of made me feel weird about it, but after reading...