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  1. Best pain med for fibro
    ... and it doidn't even start to help. Switched to LA morphine "Kadian" which worked great, then generic, Back to...

  2. Help With Conversion Of Ms To---
    ... characteristics in common and some not so in common. Morphine as BT with LA dilaudid is probably a keeper because ... class of synthetic opioids as dilaudid. So by using morphine your not only using a different opiate but a different ... class of opiate. Dilaudid is less sedating than morphine but orally with SA acting versions of dilauaudid I ... delivered through a PCA I would choose dilaudid over morphine any day, But there can be a big difference between...

  3. Question!!!
    ... would need to go to a class 2 med that contains oxy, morphine , dilaudid or methadone The rconversion rate from ... with the dropper. If you used another med like morphine , you first step would be morphine sulphate 15mgs or...

  4. Shoreline I need some advice
    ... medication, how many tooth docs prescribe Long acting morphine , fentanyl patches, methadone or anything more potent...
    ... I meet could ever tell I have a continuos flow of morphine into my spine? PM is more about function than relieving...
    ... blocks, hence the gamma-knife. He sent me to er for morphine instead of coming to his office when my pain changed ... , after 3 shots they gave me morphine instant release tabs, he agreed with the er doc on...
    ... buzz from a vicodin? The same thing happens with LA morphine . OxyContin, Duragesic and intrathecal opiates delivered...
    ... meds, But it would make more sense to start with LA morphine and work your way from there if the doc you will find...
    ... I meet could ever tell I have a continuos flow of morphine into my spine? PM is more about function than relieving...

  5. Doctor Is Mad Because I Ran Out Early
    ... which requires proper dosing. Pure opiates, Oxy, morphine , Dilaudid, fentanyl and methadone don't do any organ ... can take. You become just as dependent on 300 mgs of morphine a day as you do 600, so if 300 isn't working, what ... from there. But that's not true. Some folks consideer morphine the big un, which isn't true either, It's actually...

  6. Shoreline - your advise
    ... tried duragesic patches which made me throw up, LA morphine products such as kadian and avinza, which did nothing...
    ... Hey ken, If you went from 120mgs of morphine , which isn't a large dose, It doesn't really make ... take 1 every 4 hours. Because Oxy is stronger than morphine and a 30 mg 120 mgs of kadian or avinza is no no different ... than taking20 mgs of morphine every 4 hours, the 15 mgs of roxi should quell any ... withdrawal. If your doc won't g above 120 mgs of morphine a day, and it's not relieving your pain,. He obviously ... expalin you don't feel you were given a fair chance with morphine products. Why not increase the morphine untill you ... get relief or the side effects are too bothersome. Morphine des cause more drowstness at the beginning of use ... strength is 120, that doesn't mean that's the max dose. Morphine doesn't cause organ damage, you can become aconmadated ... once physically dependent, is the "cost" of using morphine any greater based on the dose. IMO NOT. It may ... Roxiand hope I can achieve the same results with IT morphine and Roxi. Once you reach a level that works, the ... see the doc to give him one more chance to titarte morphine , If things don't work out with your present doc, I...

  7. MS Contin
    ... Will this go away, too? Is there any other kind of morphine based drug that might be more mellow for someone like...
    ... described is not abnmormal or any of the symptoms of morphine . However morphineis morphine regardlesss of the formulation ... you probably need a higher dose. ONly about half of morphine crosses the blood brain barrer making oral admin of ... morphine the least effective way to deliver it. being on the ... systems work. A 15 mg MSC only conatians 15mgs of morphine in each pill. It does not sustain 15 mgs for 8 hours ... hours. So it would b the same as taking 7.5 mgs of morphine every 4 hours. &.5 mgs and only half crossing ... of the side effects of one of the metabolites that morphine breaks down into. It breaks down nto the M3G and th...
    ... worried about abuse of antihystamines. Most docs know morphine tends to cause more nausea at the beginning of use ... effects deminsih if your not getng trelief. With the morphine products you have a steady serum level within 3-5 ... time period to give each med. 2 weeks is plenty with morphine and alloews you time to get useed to the side efefcts...

  8. Generic Oxycodone - patient assistance ?
    ... CII, USP Hydromorphone HCl tablets CII, USP Morphine Sulfate ER tablets CII View package insert PDF...

  9. Advice
    ... anything from physical therapy and Ultram to an implanted morphine pump or spinal cord stimulator or everything inbetween...

  10. DR is leaving practice - Cant find new DR to continue Meds!!!
    ... experiment with other long acting meds like methadone, morphine (MS Contin, Kadian, Avinza), fentayal (Duragesic Patch...

  11. After Multiple Kidney Stone Attacks, Doc Says Pain Management Clinic Time??
    ... gravel of painful flares, you don't need to be on LA morphine every day. Simply managing the flair or particular...

  12. Really Really Need Help With This......
    ... months then 3 weeks ago he put me on: AND NOW: Morphine Sulfur 30mg x3 a day Breakthrough Instant relief ... Morphine 15mg x 3 a day this is not working it makes me...
    ... dose being so high. I've also reached doses of morphine of 600mgs + BT meds in the same amounts. Tried the...
    ... day is not a large dose. But a one week trial of morphine or duragesic isn't really a fair trial. You couldn ... acomadated to nausea, or ithcing or light headedness. Morphine makes most people sleepy and nauseated at the beginning ... more severe pain. I've seen people discontinue morphine in a couple days because of drowsiness, It's a total ... drowsiness, itching, constipation etc. I think giving morphine another shot is a great idea.. If your state is like...
    ... them. My old doctor was the one who prescribed the Morphine . Then this visit I needed a new fill and my new doctor ... had no problem with doing so. Currently with the Morphine I am not receiving all that much relief from it. And...

  13. Clinical trial
    ... Hey Jezz, Clonodine is also put into intrathecal morphine pumps as a potentiator for the opiates. It's actually...

  14. Pain Meds, Questions and Problems
    ... t get nausea on Brand name MS Contin, but I do on morphine sulfate. Because my insurance changes their mind...

  15. anyone use the patch?
    ... on 100 mcg's so is hubby. But he also takes 15 mg Morphine sulphate IR too 3 X's a day. But I have heard of ... doc had him on 150 Mcg of the patch and he had the morphine sulphate ir bt pill. I think it took me and hubby...

  16. Baclofen
    ... muscle spasticity. They use the same pumpsthat deliver morphine IT to deliver baclofin to patient with MS and CP....

  17. Shoreline, medication question
    ... effects? Note: I also have itching side effects from morphine and demmoral. I appreciate your help as it will...
    ... effect may effect you more profoundly than it does me. Morphine doesn't make me itch but the synthetics do?? Go figure ... subside with time as you become more acommadated to morphine , How long did you give the morphine before discontinuing ... available in generic, Several vesions of long acting morphine from 8 hour duration to 12-24 hour duration with Kadian ... your doc would be willing to try meth, OxyC or give morphine another shot if the problem was simple itching and...
    ... After my hardware removal, the neuro put me on morphine even though I had problem with itching. They added...

  18. Breakthrough Meds
    ... swabs??? On the patches? see if he can put you on like morphine sulphate IR 15 mg?? I don't just a thought. fibro...

  19. shoreline
    ... does it's job at preventing the twiches from The M6g morphine metabolyte. As far as anxiety relief, It is the...

  20. A long story and request for pain med info
    ... prefer the release system of Kaadina, time relief morphine , It last 12-24 hours so t's a never a fight about ... control f sever pain.. Oxy is actually stronger than morphine mg:mg so it's not like morphine is the big guns. ...

  21. Having an awful time with new PM
    ... Hiya Dana :) Yep Kadian is a LA med, it's morphine time realeased but you can actually open the capsules...
    ... Hiya Dana :) Yep Kadian is a LA med, it's morphine time realeased but you can actually open the capsules...

  22. Avinza vs Fentanyl Patch
    ... Is withdrawal as bad or worse with the slow release morphine ?...
    ... receptors it binds too and even switching from Febtanyl to morphine can cause differential withdrawal. You are still getting ... oiate, but it doesn't bind to all the same receptors. Morphine and Hydrocodone have more in common than Febtanyl ... and morphine . I wrote a bunch about the difference in opiates ... use. Pretty much the same as taking 3 mgs of regular morphine or 2-3 mgs of hydro every 4 hours. Good luck, Dave...

  23. Am I Posting The Wrong Way? Shoreline, Kissa
    ... differential withfdrawal from switching from meth to morphine or another opiate that doesn't have all the same properties ... can't take your meth and be delivered a safe dose of morphine or Dilaudid PCA. Good luck and sorry about the dropped...
    ... post Shore.when i had my first surgery,they had me on morphine for the rest of the day and then the next,wanted to...

  24. Amount of Med's in one prescription...
    ... long acting meds are rediculous, when you consider morphine has been around 170 years it's hard to justify the ... onsiderably cheaper but it's not. The generic version of LA morphine will still cost you hundreds of dollars a months. ... "bang for my buck" so to say. I can get 120 30 mg morphine tablets for 30 bucks but the same quantity or norco...

  25. Anyone know of a good anti-inflammatory other then prednisone??
    ... that is ravishing his body. Doc has him on 100 Mcg Morphine duragesic patches and 15 mg IR morphine tablets as...
    ... Fentanyl, a much more potent opiate mg to mg than morphine , that's why it's measured in Micrograms. Anyway ... in clinical trials called morphidex which is a LA morphine product that has the dex included. When they compound ... but there are other meds, Plenty of versioans of LA morphine , MSContin, and the generics, or Kadian and Avinza ... strong as Oxycontin and at least 3 times stronger than morphine mg to mg. Hopefully I mentioned some things that...
    ... Fentanyl, a much more potent opiate mg to mg than morphine , that's why it's measured in Micrograms. Anyway ... in clinical trials called morphidex which is a LA morphine product that has the dex included. When they compound ... but there are other meds, Plenty of versioans of LA morphine , MSContin, and the generics, or Kadian and Avinza ... strong as Oxycontin and at least 3 times stronger than morphine mg to mg. Hopefully I mentioned some things that...

  26. Any suggestions for help with this Pain?
    ... chronic pain. I've seen 98 pound women take 800mgs of morphine a day and a 300 pound man knocked cold by one percocet...

  27. Medications??
    ... wanted me to try Kadian, and explained that it was Morphine . I told him I was concerned because Morphine is another...
    ... girl, If you read any of the full prescibing info on morphine , One of the first things they tell you is that initial ... haven't abused so your not addicted. As far as morphine being a stong opiates, It's just the gold standard ... was the first. Oxycodone is actually stronger than morphine by about 50%, meth is 4-10 times stronger once it ... mgs of kadian over 24 hours you looking at 10 mgs of morphine every 4 hours. That really is a low dose. ASfter...
    ... many problems with drowsiness. So I am now on LA morphine at 30mg BID. I don't feel I'm getting the same relief ... take meds, so we'll see how that goes. I'd give the Morphine a shot, like shoreline says, and see if your body...
    ... when dosed and titrated properly, If you can tolerate morphine . That thought also reminds me of the docs that ... pump she asked me how long I had been "Addicted" to morphine ? I didn't know they gave more morphine to people addicted ... to morphine ? You would think a doc would know that too and know...
    ... took the worse I felt. For some reason I can't handle Morphine , which I don't understand. You mentioned that Oxy ... is stronger than Morphine , but I don't have very many side effects with it....

  28. Has anyone had the Gamma-knife radiosurgery?
    ... he said that I needed to go to er for IV meds. like morphine or demorall. Have you ever had to do that before?...

  29. Xylicain IV Drip
    ... have Bupivicaine in my intrathecal pump mixed with morphine . I really haven't noticed a big change but my pain...

  30. Alarm Failure Medtronic's Intrathecal Pumps
    ... MY PUMP DELIVERS MORPHINE AND I MISSED A REFILL DATE LAST MONTH THE ALARM DID...
    ... with the newer pump did they say anything about the morphine getting old after so long? I just wondered because...
    ... crazy about the needle going in to withdraw the old morphine out let alone would I withdraw it myself Ohhh man...
    ... In the EOB it breaks it down to XX number of mgs of morphine and bupivicaine, then they negotiate the price and...
    ... Pixiepoodle, I am getting the same flow of morphine and marcane all the time. I am having a block because...

  31. Help with Constipation.
    ... Avinza the true 24 hour (ok maybe onl 12 for some) morphine and my bowel movements are far more regular now than...

  32. Oxycontin To Mscontin Question
    ... between 1:1 or 1:1.5 meaning you may need up to 50% more Morphine to obtain the same relief. But everyone is different ... would be 40mgs of oxy BID should be equal to 40mgs of morphine TID, because you have an extra 45 mgs of IR morphine ... experience withdrawal. The standard conversion for Hydro to morphine ranges from .8:1 or 1:1 meaning 10 mgs of morphine ... Oxy for 8 hours, a 30 mg MSIR sustains 15 mfgs of morphine for 8 hours. So although your daily dose works out ... of MSIR will give you the blood level of 30mgs of morphine for those 4 hours, it will drop back down, to just ... Particularly because you have had a bad experience with morphine . It is harder on the stomach, eat some food with each ... taking over 800 mgs of oxy per day, Over 1800 mgs of morphine a day and when you calculate what folks using actiq ... pretty much know you will need more than 80 mgs of morphine , without the BT meds you might have experienced some ... you will become accommodated to the side effects of morphine if you start low and adjust slowly. But if the doc ... med for nausea while you become more accommodated to morphine . Phenergan, Visteril, Atropine, Reglan or any anti ... they make 80 and 160 mg tablets? Or 200mg tablets of morphine SR. If you tolerated the side effects, there is plenty ... The MSIR will just add to your overall tolerance to morphine when taking it with MSC. He really just set you up...

  33. Dexalone?
    ... opitaes is also in clinical trials TYhe newest LA morphine will probobly be Morphidex, a combination of morphine ... most neuropathic pain and why they are adding it to morphine in drugs in trials. Because of the duration of DEX...

  34. Hip replacement surgery.Will they continue to give me my methadone?
    ... explain your concerns. I've switched from meth to morphine twice and experienced differencial withdrawal, but ... switching from meth to the pump with morphine was much easier. It just depends on how you respond...
    ... explain your concerns. I've switched from meth to morphine twice and experienced differencial withdrawal, but ... switching from meth to the pump with morphine was much easier. It just depends on how you respond...

  35. Body Jerks at night
    ... got to the point he is and when he was switched to morphine he got better and didn't have to used the androgel...
    ... something was happening to me. I was told its the morphine that I'm on, but your on meth so I don't know the...
    ... Twisten, I haven't been on Morphine , but I've been on Oxycontin and the patches, and...

  36. A question about Methadone and LA Morphine
    ... doctors. If you are on MS Contin, the long acting morphine be advised you will have the same problems. I was ... am not taking Avinza which is a constant stream of morphine that helps out alot with the spikes you get with the ... LA morphine but still feeling somewhat tired. From what folks...
    ... blink of an eye, I found my head was much clearer on morphine but meth is mich stronger than morphhine mg:mg. Most ... convversions have it 1:1 with morphine but those conversions are single dose conversions ... a day. With the proper conversion from meth to morphine you dose could end up 4 times higher than it is now ... further increases. Now I have a pump delivering morphine but my experience was really good with morphine, clear ... motivation, better labido, and the initial drowsiness of morphine wears off after dose increases and then your simply ... surgical consult or 5? 30 years old and going to morphine as a way to mask the pain is rough. There are micro ... tooth removed With the tolerance of taking 600 mgs of morphine plus another 8-12 mgs of Dilaudid at a time, do you ... s that know a hoot about methadone and long acting morphine or pain mnagement. It's nice for a GP to be willing...

  37. advice on conversion Shore if possible?
    ... make sense, why bother with a piddly 200 mgs of LA morphine when your getting the equivelent to several thousand ... mgs of morphine in the way of aqtiq. It also makes wonder if the docs...
    ... worth it. It may make a difference in the urinatinon, morphine causes more smooth muscle problems, like UR and constipatio...
    ... I too mentioned in his other post that taking the Morphine in particular was a cause of Urinary retention or...

  38. Chronic pain for Addict of Opiates
    ... Some medications to cause a better mood, others like Morphine make you awfully tired. Each drug reacts different...
    ... Buprenorphine hydrochloride is a partial agonist of the morphine type; i.e., it has certain opioid properties which ... may lead to psychic dependence of the morphine type due to an opiate-like euphoric component of the...

  39. Actiq- any comments
    ... take Actiq (fentanyl citrate oralet)? I'm having a morphine injection into my knee and my doctor is using the...
    ... anymore. I routinely take (orally) extended-realease morphine sulfate for baseline relief and dilaudid for breakthrough ... pain....so I know that Actiq works well with morphine sulfate. Good luck, I hope it works well in releiving ... some of the pain involved with the morphine injection into your knee. Have you ever considered ... taking the morphine sulfate orally in addition to or in place of the injectable ... morphine ? Regards Granny D...

  40. shoreline i have a question for you
    ... methods, I Reached a fairly high dose, 600 mgs of morphine +BT meds or 150mgs of meth +BT meds. I couldn't tolerate...
    ... methods, I Reached a fairly high dose, 600 mgs of morphine +BT meds or 150mgs of meth +BT meds. I couldn't tolerate...
    ... like 10mgs per ml , 20 or 30 mgs per ml when using morphine . DIlaudid can be used, and a couple of the different ... medicare, with no script insurance, I couldn't afford LA morphine and meth was my only choice which got old after a...
    ... like 10mgs per ml , 20 or 30 mgs per ml when using morphine . DIlaudid can be used, and a couple of the different ... medicare, with no script insurance, I couldn't afford LA morphine and meth was my only choice which got old after a...

  41. A life of addiction.
    ... medication. This may not work for all medications such as morphine but it can work with others. What do you do when...
    ... Personally what i am on now whichj is 100 mcg of morphine duragesic patches anf for those bad days a fast acting ... morphine pill. And on those passing out pain days that i know...

  42. Pain management and Addiction
    ... nothing new, on the other hand some medications, such as Morphine I found, totally wipe out the energy. It does seem ... Opioids (narcotics) are medications that work like morphine . There are many drugs in this class. Examples of some...

  43. Migraine/cluster headaches
    ... Since 1995, I have been taking extended release morphine sulfate for baseline pain and dilaudid for breakthrough...

  44. MS CONTIN vs. MSIR
    ... pcp wrote her script this month it was written for morphine sulfate with the correct dosing schedule. Pcp forgot ... to write ES after the morphine sulfate, so what the pharmacist correctly filled the...
    ... MSC in the evening, THe same serum/blood levels of morphine , can be achieved by breaking the 15 mg MSIR in half ... system for 8 hours, it would sustain roughly 7.5 mgs of morphine and create the same serum level as taking 7.5 mgs ... convert the total daliy consumption of short acting morphine into long acting. If the doc was trying to gage an ... oxycodone is supposed to be an equal dose to 15 mgs of morphine . However the person at the insurance company probably ... same serum level as taking 50mgs of instant release morphine every 4 hours. The number of mgs consumed each day...

  45. lindao1,Pixie,Sharron...Life and my Pump!!
    ... theartre once prepared he proceded to take out the morphine in catherter to allow dye to go in instead to see ... ambulance to administer me an anti-sick injection and morphine one as well (the first ambulance were not qualified ... stop on route to quieten me down and give me more morphine , by the time we got there I was so out of control ... apparently was very rare, where my aneasthetist took the morphine from catherter to put in the dye, What I should have ... been warned of was It would take 12-18 hrs for morphine to travel back down, hence my pain, Then the behaviour ... probs was withdrawral from morphine and my terrible pain I was experiencing was due to ... having no morphine all night, So taking oral meds as I had done during ... admitted on to a ward eventauly and hooked up to a PCA morphine drip for a further 4 days . All in all I was in...
    ... between refills they can go to more potent meds than morphine . Dilaudid, fernatnyl, sufentanyl and I think affentanyl ... the Fentanyls being hundreds of time stronger than morphine would give you lots more time and even dilaudid would ... a big improvement. I'm assuming your still using morphine . I'm sorry to jump into your howdy but I have ... increase stuff isn't cutting it, at least not with morphine . .4 of fentanyl would be a huge increasse and .4 of...
    ... not to excert in that way anymore. I do have Morphine at the moment and also Clonodine to enhance it, plus...
    ... my system from the previous 5 days. My oral dose of morphine which worked well was 600mgs a day, so I wasn't low ... when it reaches 2.0 ML which would have been 20mgs of morphine then, Now I'm at 20mgs per ML with Bupivicaine. Did...
    ... amt. every time I ask him. When I started out with morphine I was up to 14 mg before I was finally able to convince ... my dr. that I was allergic to the morphine (my ankles, legs and fingers swelled badly and I never ... equivalent dose would be to what I was getting of the morphine . When he swapped it out, there was no change in my ... After I got the pump, they were concerned about morphine being pumped into me because they said "that's a heavy...
    ... doc still says it makes a difference it making the Morphine work better :) . I am experiencing new pains and...
    ... intense? I think it's horrible that you have a morphine pump on board but you're still experiencing this awful...

  46. MS contin problem?
    ... doctor but can this be happening to me from not taking morphine just one day after only taking one month or maybe ... I am reacting to the morphine something not been right all week. FIgured one of...
    ... is a considerable dop. Having a constant supply of morphine in your blood system for a month and whatever you ... isn't an unusual problem with opiates, specifically morphine . First, You might simply become acomadated to the ... morphine and the problem could resolve itself. If that doesn ... be from build of from one of the two matabolites. Morphine breaks down into the M3g and the M6g metabolite. The ... metaboilite is to either alternate from Hydromorphone to morphine every couple months to allow the M6g to clear or treat ... drugs in clinical trials combing dextromathorphan and morphine to add NMDA blocking abilty to toher opiates. Morphidex ... talking to your doc about ther sleep problem caused by morphine s metabolit may have been the better thing to do. ... only way to stop withdrawal is by reinstating the morphine at it's previous dose. 200mgs may be enough after ... parkinsons meds are expensive. Withdrawal from morphine can start within 4-6 hours of discontinuation, It ... it very quickly. Withing 12 hours you have little morphine , and a few of ther metabolites that do and don't relieve ... for the night. That was the only real downfall of morphine for me. But I hadn't slept though the night on any ... methadone can cause the herky jerks too and now with the morphine in the pump I still take Klonopin for the herky jerks ... have read it's common practice in hopsice to rotate morphine and dlilaudid every 3-6 months to allow the morphine...

  47. Houston Pain Doctors?
    ... Adding dextromathorphan "cough supresant" will give morphine , Oxycodone, Hydrocodone or Hydromorphone the same...
    ... giving me a pump because I could not stay awake on morphine pills, nor function well at work. Within 2 weeks...

  48. Need advice from you back folks
    ... I'm taking vicodin nearly every 4 hours PLUS the morphine , it's doing nothing. I think it's an acute flare up...
    ... of the ER bout all they'll do is give me a shot of morphine , which is fine shortterm but not long term. Fortunately...

  49. Need alternative med ideas....
    ... had twilight sedation while being dependent on meth, morphine , fentanyl or oxy, It's the nature of the beast. Is...

  50. Need med advice ASAP
    ... with roxi for BT (90 mg a day). I take 400 mgs of morphine a day and dont use all the BT I am allowed because ... of the excellant pain relief I get from the morphine . My problem is that I have had severe sedation with ... sleeping but I am almost positive the main culprit is the morphine . I have tried stimulants, specifically dexadrine. ... them all for the most part (except the longer acting morphine s) and none of the others helped NEAR as much as this ... energy boost). My thought is that by lowering the morphine and raising the oxycodone, I could prevent some of...
    ... children as you deal with your side effects of the morphine . Somehow you need to strike a balance between what...
    ... increase yet. In fact during the conversion from oxy to morphine , I was able to get by on a lower dosage of morphine...
    ... It combats the sleepiness and people who have the morphine pump use it to help them. (I have the pump and experience...
    ... sedation with mscontin but not with the other two LA morphine meds out there?? Kissa, i am already on lexapro...

  51. Do's and don'ts of meds & the Fentanyl patch
    ... shoes, XX from out of town comes in on a high dose of morphine sulfate and has run out and you don't know him from...

  52. In Pain Forever?/ Idet Declined By Insurance
    ... There is also a new one a day 24 hour timed-release morphine that has been released. I am scheduled to be switched...

  53. Anyone need a good laugh?
    ... some childrens tylenol, swear to god it's better than morphine ." I looked up at the doc and told him "No, I dont...

  54. So frustrated!
    ... Kadian name but according to their website it is a morphine sulfate so I'm guessing it's similiar to or the same...
    ... Contin. While a 60mg MS Contine releases 30 mg of morphine at about the 45 minute mark and another 30mg at the...

  55. BT frequency
    ... when I have the really bad days. I found that the morphine did NOT lose its time release function for me. I would ... need a lil tweaking but overall its a good thing the morphine is working well...its been my miracle drug!...

  56. DEA and NEW GUIDELINES
    ... prescribe powerful painkillers such as Oxycontin and morphine without attracting the wrate of the DEA. Many doctors...

  57. Had my PM follow up today.
    ... nothing against the implants...I have the intrathecal morphine pump...but they should be used when you are no longer...

  58. I saw a great article on perscribing practices
    ... attitude now. What is a CPM? Is that the implanted morphine pump? If it is I have decided I'm not quite ready...

  59. pain management in hospital and out.
    ... management. They had me taking 2 lortabs every 6 hours and morphine every 3 hours for bt pain. It wasn't working very...
    ... Thats strange how they gave you lortab,and morphine for breakthrough.i always thought a breakthrough med...
    ... The morphine was probably the instant release kind as opposed to...
    ... I had my spinal fusion in January. I was put on a morphine pump in recovery room. Well the morphine was less...

  60. About IC for Kissa, etc
    ... that way...The PM Dr. actually recommended the la morphine (avinza or 12 hr morphine) at first as she thinks...
    ... went through it and it's just awful! I'm on the LA morphine (ala MS Contin), as mentioned before right now at ... that might be it, not sure. I can say I do think the morphine is helpful with the visceral pain, I do not find it...

  61. How much tylenol is too much?
    ... ultram, darvon, codeine phosphate tablets, oxy ir, morphine tabs, or dilaudid tabs, none of which cause adverse...

  62. driving while on pain meds
    ... how I was limping so badly, well I hadn't taken my morphine and told him so. He said well it's probably a really...

  63. So I had an interesting day
    ... and my back started spasming badly. Rushed to get my morphine and vicodin, I'm feeling somewhat better but definately...
    ... thru that once already and that's when they put in a morphine pump. But I had major problems with the pump so had...

  64. Xanax for chronic pain?
    ... now a lifetimne relationship do to the Intrathecal morphine pump installed 8 weeks ago. A Pm doc that only...

  65. Sorry guys..a couple more ??'s about Methadone..
    ... more stimulating, that's why no nodding off with Oxy. Morphine ca be very sedating at the beginning but it does get...
    ... about methadone. Heroin is created by acetylation of morphine , Heroin is made from opium and in the same class as ... Morphine and codeine called opiates, does that make hydrocodone ... is an opioid If anything, Heroin is processed Morphine . Heroin is a trade name owned By IG Farben, the german ... the patent to Heroin, the hydrochloride of diacetyl morphine , was discovered by acetylation of morphine, Diacetylmorphin ... as Darvacet and levorphanol. Using methadone , morphine or dilauadid is all the same except for the stigma ... to Darvecet is about the same as what Heroin is to morphine , only not that much stronger. So we can just as easily ... hydrocodone, oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydromorphone and morphine are all synthetic heroin, using the same parameters ... to heroin. How is heroin any closer to meth than to morphine , if anything Morphine is the closest chemically structured ... no more correct than saying, codeine is the same, morphine is the same, Hydromorphone, OxyMorphone, Oxycodone...
    ... heroin, we could call all pain meds synthetic heroin or morphine . There is more than one class of synthetic opioids ... the same drug, they are in the same family just like Morphine , Heroin, and codeine are in a family called Opiates ... structurely and pharmokeneticly related to Heroin are morphine and codeine and tincture of opium. But people wouldn ... synthesized including the naturally occuring Opiates like Morphine and codeine. Heroin is simply processed morphine....
    ... agree that all narcotic pain meds are either opiate or morphine dirivatives - just different strenghts and some w...

  66. pain meds & effects/managing surgery pain
    ... getting minimal post op meds in recovery, 10mgs of morphine , I was told they couldn't give me more but they would ... of managing your pain once you wake up. 5 mgs of IV morphine won't do squat if your used to taking 300 mgs of morphine...
    ... no effect for me at all. That I need high doses of morphine or dilaudid to help me. They said ok well take care ... was dying in pain by then. They gave me a shot of morphine which brought the pain under control. They then met...

  67. Avinza 3x a Day?
    ... Hey Wonka, Kadian was the first long acting morphine touted as a once a day pill. The prescribing instructions ... brand and had a 50% copay, I switched to generic LA morphine , same dose 200mgs 3 times a day and found virtually...

  68. HELP...I cant take it anymore!!
    ... hospital after surgery, they think giving you 5mg of morphine is HUGE. They don't understand the large doses of ... pain control in the hospital. Well, they started the morphine pump in the recovery room. It helped none! The Attila...

  69. Oxycontin to Methadone??
    ... recent articles put meth 4-10 times stronger than morphine and at best Oxy is 1.5 times stronger than morphine...

  70. side effects.....and confused !!
    ... a long day at work when there is OxyContin and LA morphine . How about fentanyl for a sprained ankle. It doesn ... AVINZA capsules are a modified-release formulation of morphine sulfate indicated for once daily administration for ... ) use. MS CONTIN is a controlled-release oral morphine formulation indicated for the relief of moderate to...
    ... non opiate methods have you learned to manage pain? Morphine takes time to ge used to the stomach upset and the...

  71. med. change!
    ... same as takng one dose of 20mgs of instant release morphine . It's all about sustaining serum levels and what...

  72. chronic back pain Qs
    ... from Ultram and Elevill to long acting opiates and morphine pumps are available. The idea of PM is not to remove...

  73. Please help me assess my mom's drug intake!
    ... Personally I have taken as much as 600 mgs of morphine a day for about a year before swithcing to an equal ... different docs know what the other is prescribing? Morphine actually causes an increase in inner cranial pressure ... effects are headaches, I see she takes headache meds so morphine may not be the best choice. As far as the stigma ... of taking morphine , where most are tought or think it's the last line ... meds, that's not acurate. Oxycodone is stronger than morphine so is Dilauadid, Oxymorphone, Fenatanyl and methadone...
    ... effects of all these meds especially when combined. Morphine , Hydrocodone,. Xanax and Neurontin are all CNS depressants...

  74. Avinza and MS Contin
    ... medications to MS Contin. I know that both medications are morphine , but would the dosage be the same? She takes 240mg...

  75. twitches from MSContin
    ... From what I have experienced, Oxy is stronger than morphine , so a decrease there is expected, As far as replacing...