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  1. My friend don't know what to do?
    ... in 1997 still prescribes my oral meds. I have the morphine pump, but as he said, almost all patients using the...

  2. What new meds. are comming out?
    ... a non-narcotic for pain, and is much stronger than morphine . It is called Prialt and is a calcium channel blocker ... only delivered by intrathecal pump, just like the morphine pump. Do a google search on Prialt and you can find...

  3. med question
    ... different kinds in the last 4 months. Darvon prcocet, morphine pills, liquid morphine, Dilaudid in the beginning...
    ... if discontinued abruptly. Even with implantable morphine pumps they normally only shoot for 50-60% reduction ... Kadian or Avinza, Both are true 12-24 hour long acting morphine products that don't drop off after 6-8 hours....

  4. Question on meds
    ... other than one is a hydrocodone and the other one is a morphine sulphate. Do they offer the same type of relief or...
    ... Actually OxyContn is Oxycodone and MSContin is morphine . There are several distinct classes of opiates and ... derived from the extract of opium, the opioids are Morphine , codeine and Heroin. They tend to carry more side ... thybaine and other molucules that make opiates work. Morphine is just the standard to which all other opiates are ... equal relief. The common conversion ratio for Oxy to morphine are 1:1 or 1:5:1, meaning oxy is either as strong ... example, Using the standard conversion from Oxy to morphine of 1.5:1 20 mgs of Oxy would be equal to 30 mgs ... of morphine . When I had the pump implanted, the 30-60 mgs ... of morphine I use for BT pain for my back, didn't touch the visceral ... scar tissue to hold it in place. I took 60 mgs of morphine and it didn't touch the visceral pain, But 20 mgs ... Delta receptor activity that morphne does not. The morphine works well on my back, I don't have neuropathic pain ... getting the same number of mgs of a stronger drug. Morphine is just the gold standard to which others are compared ... meaning one mg of dilaudid is roughly equal to 8 mgs of morphine . or 20 mgs of oxy is equal to 30 mgs of morphine. ... another. If someone was alergic to the opioid class, morphine codeine and heroin, then they will probably do OK...
    ... started pain management.They made me tired a lot,and the morphine didn't agree with me.Then i tried the patch[fentnol...
    ... Hey Kissa, Although Morphine and Hydrocodone are in different classes, Hydro, oxycodone ... release is also what causes itching. Although Morphine generaly does cause more drowsiness, that side effect ... does go away after a few days or weeks. Morphine also causes a histamine release that can prevent sleep ... and morphine breaks down into two metabolites, the M3g and the ... try to fall asleep. There is an answer for the morphine twitch, The anti-parkinsons meds can be used, , I ... believe it was Niacin that I tried when on morphine and eventually after trying Miripex and Requip "parkinsons ... are better for headaches too, and some not so good. Morphine increases inner cranial pressure and can cause headaches ... a strong NMDA blocker and they have mixed it with morphine , called Morphidex to add the NMDA blocking ability ... to Morphine that it doesn't have on it's own. Often patients ... where everyone responds differently, But with the morphine your testing, every bit of literature I have read ... about morphine speaks of the initial drowsiness and suggest the patient ... same level of relief. You may need considerably more morphine although Hydro and morphine are reletively equal in ... to stabalize longer on a base LA med. I hope the morphine works, Give it a chance for the drowsiness to wear ... every 4 hours. A 20 mg Avinza only contains 20 mgs of morphine and that gets spread so thinover 24 hours I don't...
    ... than when on the short acting meds. I have taken morphine before during/after various operations, I tolerate...

  5. cortazone shots info please.
    ... possible to keep me comfortable, even to paying for a morphine pump and a special bed that I could not sleep with...
    ... possible to keep me comfortable, even to paying for a morphine pump and a special bed that I could not sleep with...

  6. Reasonable amount of time before changing/upping meds?
    ... desire to reclassify them as a class 11. Same class as morphine , Demi, OxyC or the short acting class 11 meds Like...
    ... dependent on Hydrocdone just as quick as Oxycodone or morphine . Probably not what you wanted to hear. But the idea...

  7. Just Saw An Arrest At Trhe Pharmacy
    ... still synthetic so you don't have the side effects of Morphine and codeine. Normally synthetics are handled easier...
    ... meth market, and as a manufacturer of Hydro, Oxy and morphine , Fent and Demi I wouldn't be surprised to see more...

  8. Really Awful News
    ... non opiod calcium channel blocker much stronger than morphine . It is delivered by intrathecal pump as well and has...

  9. Ms Contin Mallinckrodt?
    ... be asociated with methadose, There are a dozen LA morphine manufacturers, some that really sound generic like ... aai pharma, Morphine is not a new drug, the technogy used to time release...
    ... Nobody can get Endo any more. I found Mallinkroft morphine sulfate ER lasts longer and he is the better pain ... afford brand-name and not like Mallinkroft's generic morphine sulfate, you might consider Oramorph. Many people...
    ... substitute for methadone. I wonder if their generic morphine sulfate ER has gotten a bad rap, because of that. ... Mallinkrodt's product information listing for each size morphine ER pill. If you find the size till you are taking...

  10. Neurontin......addictive?
    ... palm of your hand, a 4mg poill is equal to 32 mgs of Morphine and you could probably 600 of them in the smallest...

  11. Why do pain doc. worry about addiction if-
    ... practice where their main function is to prescibe morphine and Dilaudid or OxyContin to CP patients. Each patient ... atmosphere. The strength difference between Hydro and morphine are 1:1 and it's 75-80% as strong as Oxycodone. Hydro...

  12. Drug testing for employment ???s
    ... The opiates they look for are Heroin, Morphine and codeine, the 6 keto/synthetic opiates don't show ... to detect use of the opiates - heroin, codeine and morphine but not other opiates such as hydromorphone, hydrocodone...

  13. Question about the patch
    ... .the patch did not work for me. I am now on 60mgs Morphine Sulfate every 6 hours and 10 mg MSIR for BT. I have...
    ... around the site where I put it on so I have switched to morphine recently. I really think the patch worked better,...

  14. Shoreline...i Need Some Quick Advice!
    ... the normal conversion rate is 1:1.5 meaning 50% more morphine to equal oxy, So an Avinza dose of 240 should be ballpark ... want to replace that ith avnza add another 45 mgs of morphine .. However, These conversions are just guides. Some ... people may find morphine more effective and some find OXy More efective. ... the differences in men and women when it comes to morphine . So women may need sligtly more morphine to obtain ... same equianelgesic dose when switching from Oxy to morphine . Rememeber charts and figures are just guides, ... conversion charts says you need to equal the same dose in morphine . Do not increase your dose without your docs permision...
    ... safe than sorry. Oxy is defffinitely stronger than morphine mg to mg, If your a woman it's even stroger because ... between 1:1 and 1:1.5 meaning Oxy is either as strong as morphine or 50% stronger, meaning if your not taking the same ... number of mgs of morphine that you did Oxy, your dose is lower and that's not ... was basically hoping you would respond better to the morphine and tryng to keep your dose down. Having to make ... care, Dave 18o would not be too strong although morphine is more sedating where oxy seems to be more stimulating ... stronger pain releif, just more side effects with morphine ....

  15. were do i find the ligand chart?
    ... standard conversion is 20mgs of Oxy is equal to 30 mgs of morphine 1:1.5 but not all charts are alike, some will have ... oxy and morphine 1:1 meaning the same in strength. Charts are just...

  16. How does one find a PM doctor??
    ... class narcotic's (Pain patches, oxycontin, pain pump, morphine sulfate...) some are class II and the DEA has certain...

  17. Please pray for my son
    ... with his nurse and she said that they were giving him morphine injections for the pain and had just given him a bump...
    ... not getting real good control over it even with the morphine and now for some reason the treating NS decided to...

  18. Please Help! I need to change to cheaper meds
    ... Methadone as a base and you can get 100 30mg generic morphine tablets for less than 30 bucks or 120 4mg generic...

  19. 20 Mgs Oxycontin not working 12 hours?
    ... happen on Kadian or Avinza, I know that they are both morphine as well. I am new to the la meds thing, my doctor...
    ... Hey Heather, Morphine is morphine , But fdifferent release systems will dump their meds ... opioids that are derived from opium, like Codeine, Morphine and Heroin do tend to have a harsher side effect profile ... Hydromorphone doesn't have all the side effects that Morphine has. Some folks just take longer to accomadate ... up on that entire class of meds. There are alot of morphine products that got takemn off the board by not treatning ... become acommadated to the nausea and drowsiness of morphine . Good luck, Dave...
    ... constant titration level of the same basic ingrediant ( morphine ). the patch is on for 3 days at a time and you replace...

  20. Quick Reply Needed!

  21. Conversion Med Question
    ... effective as you hoped. When he switched you to LA morphine , his conversion was right on the money, Most folks ... need about 50% more morphine than oxycodone, So If you were to have gone from 80mgs ... much took the same dose of meth or an equal amount of morphine for over 3 years untill I broke more harware which ... mgs a day. It doesn't sound like a huge amount but morphine delivered intrathecally is hundreds of times more ... potent than oral morphine There is the fear of being looked at as an overprescri...
    ... from the patch can be bad. But bopping from Oxy to Morphine , Or Oxy to Duragesic or Oxy to meth should be pretty...
    ... because meth covers all the receptors Fantanyl does. Morphine to the patch is relatively smooth but from the patch ... back to morphine can be harder due to the sizee of the steps and Fentanyls ... Kappa activity that morphine doesn't have. The problems folks have with disconituing...

  22. Strange questions about methadone
    ... single dose comparison, most have it about 1:1 to morphine but that doesn't take into acount how much is going ... know it's strange but if you read the side effects of morphine it tells you up front that headaches can be a side...

  23. Another med question for Shoreline
    ... increments to make it comparable to imediate release morphine . The remaining 135 mgs devided into 6 Q4 hour doses ... the same serum level as taking 22.5 mgs of regular morphine every 4 hours. It doesn't sound like quite the large...
    ... confused on the conversion from my Duragesic to the morphine . I was using the 50 patches and she says that is equal ... to about 100 mgs oral morphine a day. The patch conversion chart I saw show the dose ... of morphine to be 135-224mgs per day. She's been pretty good about...

  24. opinions please
    ... breakthrough pain along with 60mg of time release morphine (Avinza). When I was first given Vicodin to try, it...

  25. Worried need advice
    ... methadone and made me to sleepy. So they asked me to try morphine . It did not work as well so they tried to use duragesic100 ... 48 hours. It worked better than the methadone and morphine . My skin breaks out really bad. I also got covers...

  26. shoreline,what do you think?[med switch]
    ... OxyContin. You would be better to switch to a long acting morphine product and use Rpxi as BT, this way you benefit from...

  27. I need answers!!!!
    ... surgery with the tolerance of someone taking 600 mgs of morphine daily just to function, the surgeon isn't comfortable ... I had nasty nurses that didn't get that 5mg of IV morphine wasn't going to touch my pain and any med was given ... about addiction, a lecture about addiction after a morphine pump was just implanted. To Late. Not that physical...

  28. Migraine Headaches
    ... I am allergic to demerol, so the ER goes with IV Morphine with bolus shots. They always start the IV as soon ... and oxy for my back, so they use very large doses of Morphine to knock out the headache. (I think I go before the...

  29. what else can i do to further manage my pain
    ... tought how to deal with a patient that takes 600mgs of morphine a day and doesn't respond to the usual doses people...

  30. question about oxycodone.
    ... tolerance in the catagory of a predictor of abuse. Morphine and methadone are more sedating so patients are not ... patches would deliver. Actiq is so much stronger than morphine it's measured in micrograms because mg:mg it's hundreds ... of times more potent than morphine .but if your taking more than 1000mics of fentanyl ... you basically taking the equivelent of 9,0000 mgs of morphine per day. See how quick those numbers can go up simply ... opiate receptors so that 1+1 may equal more than 2. La Morphine as a base med and oxy as BT med is not a bad thing...

  31. Happy update on me!
    ... Hey Hedy, Glad your getting relief, Morphine and codeine can be a little harsher on the tummy than...

  32. Shoreline ?
    ... posture and movement. So now, I am not sure if a LA morphine Rx which is what I am thinking of doing, is warrented...
    ... moderate doses are working well aside from side effects, Morphine would be no more dangerous to try than meth or OxyContin...
    ... posture and movement. So now, I am not sure if a LA morphine Rx which is what I am thinking of doing, is warrented...
    ... RX meds to help you, you could find a doc to RX LA morphine , It's all a matter of does it help, what are the consequenc...
    ... and even then, no guareentee. We'll see how the LA morphine does. They gave me Kadian (20mg). Should start this...
    ... mgs is a childs dose, You have to look at 20 mgs of morphine spread over 24 hours, 20 mgs would be the same as ... 3.3 mgs of oral morphine delivered every 4 hours, Only half of that crosses ... products a day would equate to at least that much morphine if not 50% more just to equal what you took last year ... nderstands each 20mg Kadian capsule only contains 20 mgs of morphine , IT doesn't sustain the serum level as if you have ... sedation too bothersome. Initial sedation is common with morphine , It's not a pro drug like Oxy. Pro opiates are synthetics ... likely knows your starting low, but if you haven't used morphine , better safe than sorry. If your pain is not so severe...

  33. Miralax to use with pain meds
    ... to change , the next step is opiates, Hydro, oxy, morphine , patches or meth. The synthetics like hydro and oxy ... to have less harsh side effects than opioids like morphine and codeine. Hydro or Oxy or even low dose Morphine...

  34. Shoreline - Any advice for a un happy camper ?
    ... since I have not tried it. I was also thing of LA morphine . I hate to start another thing which I will just have...

  35. 2 Questions for Shoreline
    ... applesauce because the release system is in the peelets of morphine , not the capsule that hold them, Gel caps disolve ... rates, some fast some take 18+ hours to release their morphine . Choices of LA meds are OxyContin, now available ... in generic, Various forms of LA morphine , MSContin, Kadian, oramorph, Avinza, or a generic ... Hydromorphcontin, and LA codeine, "Codeinecontin" Morphine tends to be more sedating initially then oxy but that ... you would be jumping up in strength switching to LA morphine , Oxy is actually stronger Mg to Mg by about 50%, Morphine ... strength.Hydrocodone is actually close to the strength of morphine mg to mg than oxycodone. Acording to equianelgesic ... at the 6th hour. 10mgs of oxy is equal to 15mgs of morphine . Drug selection is based on the type of pain, previous ... individual patient's current physical condition. Morphine . Of the sustained-release opioids, morphine is considered ... significant, however. In comparison to other opioids, morphine generally causes more nausea and pruritus. It also ... transport across the blood-brain barrier. In addition, morphine has several active metabolites whose levels can vary ... meperidine, was specifically designed to substitute for morphine in operative anesthesia. It is lipophilic and therefore ... that its potency is hundreds of times greater than morphine 's. Microgram amounts, administered by a transdermal ... pills. Like fentanyl, however, it is more potent than morphine and is associated with fewer adverse effects. A sustained ... that it has analgesic effects similar to those of morphine but that it has fewer side effects. None of hydromorphone...

  36. opiod contract
    ... random UA's which are very flawed. Unless your taking Morphine , codeine or Heroin. I look at it as just another ... dependence, to prevent some nuckle head that took morphine for 3 years then started doc shopping and ends up...

  37. Another Methadone Question
    ... put a doc under the spot light more than prescribing morphine due to the media hype over a a couple hundred deaths...

  38. missunderstanding with the pharmacist.
    ... Meds like percocet "oxycodone products, Demerol, morphine ,methadone etc. The drugs that the DEA say have the...

  39. Question about Avinza
    ... Avinza is a 24 long acting morphine . It's relatively new. It is supposed to have an immediate...

  40. Breakthrough Meds?

  41. lortab 20?\compound pharmacy
    ... Oxy, Oxy is simply 25% stronger, Hydro is equal to morphine 1:1, What would be the advantage of using high strength ... wouldn't be any easier than coming off 300 mgs of morphine or 200mgs of oxy. I don't see the gain other than ... advantage. You are taking an opiate equal in strength to morphine , so abuse, dependence and withdrawal will be equally ... way hydro makes you feel, apposed to oxy products or morphine products. I would take a 10 mg perc over a norco...
    ... short half life and has a shorter duration than oxy or morphine , it works much better IV but You get the raised eyebrow...
    ... used, It has a longer half life and duration than morphine and Dilaudid. Howevr it's still name brand only and...

  42. MS Contin
    ... med is MSIR which is an instant release version of Morphine Sulfate. I take up to 3 30 mg MSIR daily. the advantage...
    ... taking several months ago. My question is, how is the Morphine released into your system? After I take a pill, I...

  43. whats going on in fla.read this shore!
    ... never had the need for high dose meds and lkely thinks morphine should still only be used in hospice. The pain closer...

  44. Question for Shore on IM/SC meds
    ... slightly deeper. A friend in canada has been using IM morphine for years. You should also add "Centerwatch" to your ... to go for the advanced testing like GC-MS or LC-MS. Morphine , codeine and heroin are easily detected where synthetics...
    ... would be better. Even better would be the pump with Morphine or Fentanyl. I think Shore mentioned this earlier...

  45. Why Oxycontin would not work
    ... respond to OxyCodone well, like some don't respond to morphine or demerol as well. We all have a med that suits our ... t belive we have the will power to let a bottle of morphine or Dilaudid sit in the cabinet and only be used for...
    ... does now. So he said have you ever tried any of the morphine drugs I said no. He said I will be right back. He...
    ... in pain for 4 hours postop til they finally got a morphine pump).....request my records!!!!!! I can prove it...

  46. Hey Shoreline, question about methadone and driving
    ... metabolites from opioids, products derived from opium, Morphine , Heroin and codeine, however more advanced tests can...
    ... 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 ... info. 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...

  47. Codeine Question:
    ... surgeon wouldn't know what your option are, Plain morphine MSIR, Liquid versions of morphine and oxy and dilaudid ... Roxicodone 5mg 15mg and 30 mg, Oxyfast is liquid oxycodone, Morphine in 15mg and 30 mg and liquid form. There is no apap...

  48. new to methadone
    ... pain relief. Meth is 5-10 times more potent than morphine where Hydro is equal in strength to morphine. Meth...

  49. shore i need some advice on meds
    ... nearly as effective, It's half life is shorter than morphine and duration was limeted to bearly 3 hours regardless ... expensive especially if you take 4 a day. Short acting morphine is just as cheap as generic Dilauadid, I get 100 ... from 90 bucks to 60 bucks. If you tolerate the LA morphine , using MSIR "generic" for BT would seem to make sense...
    ... nearly as effective, It's half life is shorter than morphine and duration was limited to barely 3 hours regardless ... expensive especially if you take 4 a day. Short acting morphine is just as cheap as generic Dilauadid, I get 100 ... Visceral, Somatic or Neuro If you tolerate the LA morphine , using MSIR "generic" for BT would seem to make sense...
    ... like a rock when I took meth but rebounded once on morphine . I wish I could answer the question for you but most ... The dose my pump is presently set at is .1mgs of morphine deleivered per hour or 1/10th of a ML. It doesn't...

  50. Avinza
    ... would be roughly the same as taking 10 mgs of regular morphine every 4 hours. 60mgs of MSContin 3 times a day ... sustain the same serum level as if you took 30 mgs of morphine every 4 hours which would be equivelent to your present ... don't want to predict it's going to be too weak. Morphine has a different mechanism of action, causes more euphoria ... sense of feeling well when your not is part of why morphine works. If your doc is willing to titrate the dose ... charts are just guides, Most conversion from Oxy to morphine are 1:1 or 1:1.5 meaning you need 50% more morphine ... chance to work at the right dose. Most people also find morphine very sedating at the initiation of therapy, but you ... untill you at least reach a 1:1 ratio from oxy to morphine and then fine tune it. Titration is never fun, they...
    ... it's going to continue to release small amounts of morphine over the next 24 hours. Good luck, Dave...
    ... with my doc and i do not feel that changing me to morphine is going to be beneficial. i am bipolar 2, so depression...
    ... some problems with the "stigma" attached to taking Morphine , but I seem to be better, and hopefully, as Shoreline...

  51. long term pain management?
    ... The second lumbar fusion failed...I had to have the morphine pump put in to control the pain. Please understand...
    ... The second lumbar fusion failed...I had to have the morphine pump put in to control the pain. Please understand...

  52. SHORELINE: How Are You?
    ... any withdrawal from the change from meth to to IT morphine . I've gone from 150 mgs a day to 30 in less than a...

  53. Shore or anybody else advise on la meds please!
    ... from now on. She has changed my meds and added morphine sulfate er 15 mgs 2 times a day and reduced my vicodin...
    ... Hi carol, I see that you have a morphine pump. Is the headaches and nausea common wth morphine...

  54. Just prescribed MS Contin...what to expect?
    ... Hi Trina, I too just got prescribed 15 mg's of morphine sulfate er 2 times a day as well. I think that it ... I was up to a 8 after work even with the 15 mgs of morphine and a vicodin. I ttook over an hour to get it domn...

  55. Ultram, what is it.
    ... works ok...not great but ok. I have a bad reaction to Morphine and codine, so my options are limited. How does...

  56. question about Mscontin
    ... switched from 360 mgs a day of oxycontin to 300 mgs of morphine , which according to the conversion charts (and personal...

  57. Shoreline-Where can I get some solid, advanced medical info on different pain meds?
    ... orange book and do a querry on a specific drug like morphine , the orange book will tell you every manufacturer...

  58. Methadone and OxyIR
    ... the battlefield when there was a severe shortage of morphine due to embargos of medical supplies. So, it truly ... Yes, I can feel it in me at times, but not like the morphine or oxycontin. The pain is controlled, and I'm not...

  59. Back from the hospital
    ... understand how high my tolerance is. the gave me 5mgs of morphine in recovery and the another 5 and didn't understand ... sever bt pain and there giving me child size doses of morphine , then said they couldnt give me more but i would be...
    ... dr over a period of weeks had the pump going with morphine but still had me take my Oxy, decreasing it every...

  60. Night jerks caused by opiates?
    ... ways to manage the herky jerks caused by Meth and morphine . I'm not sure what part of meth actually causes the ... jerking, but with morphine it happens from one of the two metabolites morphine ... breaks down into. It's the M6G metabolite from morphine , Bt the treatment options are the same. They treat...
    ... If I understand all of it correctly, Methadone and Morphine are the two big problem causers. I assume that includes ... all forms of LA Morphine ? I have taken Oxy and Fentenyl (patch), both with...

  61. A Word of Caution to Pain Pumpsters
    ... information, Dilaudid is Hydromorphone, synthetic morphine about 8 times stronger than regular morphine. Heroin ... the UK as a pain med, It's chemical name is Diacetel morphine . Fentanyl is a completely different class of opiates ... and is hundreds of times more potent than morphine or dilaudid and measured in micrograms. The reason ... Fentanyl are completely synthetic opiates where Heroin, Morphine and Codeine are opioids previously derived from the ... thybain extract from opium to manufacture Heroin, morphine , codeine, and some of the synthetics but they figured ... Dilaudid. 1 mg of fentanyl is equal to about 900 mgs of morphine , that's why it's measured in micrograms.The fentanyls ... Heroin. Dilaudid is only 8 times more potent than morphine and is compared mg to mg, not micro gram to mg. ... The drug you use is much more potent than Heroin, Morphine or Diluadid but measured in micrograms to alllow a...

  62. My 6 year olds pain meds
    ... flailing and they would have to give him a shot of morphine .....then he would sleep and thankfully the cycle broke...

  63. morphine?
    ... 4.5/0.38/325 mg 100s CII= Percodan As far as morphine goes, They make short acting pills in 15mg and 30 ... been from the anesthesia as much as it could from the morphine . IV morphine is also going to be much more potent ... than oral morphine and has a much faster onset than oral morphine. Oral ... morphine with a slower onset than IV may resolve the nausea ... problem. The one time I had morphine PCA I got sick but I do fine with oral morphine. It ... becaue I do fine with oral long acting and short acting morphine . Side effects like nausea do get better as you become ... impacted or constipated. All opiates do this, not just morphine . The Duragesic patch doesn't use morphine, It uses ... a synthetic opiate hundreds of times stronger than morphine but measured in Micro grams 1/1000th of a mg or one ... anyone will respond to any opiate. All 3 drugs, Oxy, morphine and Fentanyl are all different classes of opiates ... But simply throwing up after surgery while given morphine for pain doesn't mean you couldn't handle oral morphine ... or long acting oral morphine . The long acting meds have a smoother onset than the ... effect if you actually experience nausea from oral morphine . Oral morphine is actually weaker than oxycodone and ... Fentanyl, they just use morphine as the gold standard to compare other opiates strength...

  64. Help! I'm new here and just started oxycodone
    ... back fully. the only other ones i've read up on are morphine , percocet, demerol, etc but i think these are all...
    ... don't get relief from oxy you may respond better to morphine which comes in short acting and long acting or you ... Levorphanol does. Dilaudid is 8 times more potent than morphine , Fentanyl is hundreds of times morte potent than morphine ... Hydrocodne doesn't mean you will become tolerant to morphine , what he is describng is a theory called cross tolerance ... on....I've met folks that take more than 2000mgs of morphine per day, that mix 3 long acting opiates to obtain ... presently take 150 mgs of methadone a day plus I have 30mg morphine tablets for break through pain when the meth is not ... working as well. One 30mg morphine tablet is equal to 3 10mg Hydrocodone tablets and ... detox. It's a pure opiate 5-10 times more potent than Morphine and stays in your system for days so each dose build ... opiates without apap do no internal organ damage, morphine or pure oxycodone or meth do no internmal organ damage ... in my spine. I was taking 600 mgs of Long acting morphine untill I lost my insurance and switched back to methadone ... be the answer for me. I'm having an Intrathecal morphine pump implanted next week. It can deliver Morphine ... trials for IT pump use, It's 10,000 times stronger than morphine and comes from cone snails, It's not an opiate, doesn...

  65. HELP - Now what do I do?
    ... compared to coming off 60 mgs of OxyContin or 90 mgs of morphine that you body has become acustomed to having around...
    ... get passed the withdrawal of several hundred mfgs of morphine or OxyContin or methadone a day. I know there is not...
    ... afraid of acupuncture needles. I have to go get a morphine pump implanted, I know I'll go through methadone withdrawal...

  66. Shoreline...Zanaflex and Soma.
    ... dislocate hips. They implant the same pump for IT morphine and use only Baclofin to treat the spasticity of MS...

  67. What really is a 30 day contract?
    ... saying I didn't know I would become dependnent on morphine , or the doc abandonded me simply because I ran out...

  68. Caught in a Cross Fire..
    ... aditional pain. medtronics is the manufacturer of the morphine pump. They can give you alist of docs certified to...
    ... [SIZE=3][FONT=Tahoma]I agree that the morphine pump might be the best way to go. No more meds by...

  69. Despair
    ... have been there and know how you feel. Until I got my morphine pump I was in continuous pain from the neck on down...
    ... channel blocker which is thousands time more potent than morphine . It was found to be made synthetically from austrailian...
    ... have been there and know how you feel. Until I got my morphine pump I was in continuous pain from the neck on down...
    ... regiman of meds. My miracle drug has been long acting morphine and roxicodone for BT pain. I had tried pretty much ... all the others and was hesitant to try the morphine ..because i didnt react well to short acting morphine...

  70. Question for Shoreline and Others
    ... than methadone), I decided to opt for the intrathecal morphine pump. It has been a life saver for me. Maybe your...
    ... awkward? For some reason my husband has a fear of the morphine pump. What kind of pain relief do you get? I appriciate...
    ... pressure of at T12/L1 So I'm having the Intrathecal morphine pump implanted after a recent succesful trial. ... the bed out of my den. Some folks respond better to morphine , some better to Fentanyl in the Duragesic patch and ... t experience any withdrawal switching from oxy to morphine , methadone levodromoran or Fentanyl. and Methadone ... have unique properties and bind to receptors that morphine , dlilaudid, oxy and Hydrocodone don't even touch. ... years if he's already reached the docs limits. Morphine would probably be the next logical step just because ... docs are more comfy prescribing morphine . If he's unable to obtain relief with morphine then ... increase the NMDA blocking ability to meth or add it to morphine . What made the biggest difference in my care 4...
    ... I have been on opiates for 4-5 years now 600mgs of morphine to me wouldn't impair me as much as a couple percocet ... to an opiate naive person. 600 mgs was my morphine dose before I switched back to meth for financial ... snail toxin "Prialt" is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and non addicting and non opiate. It's in Phase 111...
    ... individual patient's current physical condition. Morphine . Of the sustained-release opioids, morphine is considered ... significant, however. In comparison to other opioids, morphine generally causes more nausea and pruritus. It also ... transport across the blood-brain barrier. In addition, morphine has several active metabolites whose levels can vary ... meperidine, was specifically designed to substitute for morphine in operative anesthesia. It is lipophilic and therefore ... that its potency is hundreds of times greater than morphine 's. Microgram amounts, administered by a transdermal ... pills. Like fentanyl, however, it is more potent than morphine and is associated with fewer adverse effects. A sustained ... that it has analgesic effects similar to those of morphine but that it has fewer side effects. None of hydromorphone...

  71. shoreline thank you
    ... going that direction. 10,00 times more potent than morphine , non opiate and no dependence ceratinly sounds good ... deliver the meds directly to the source of pain and IT morphine "intrthecal" is 300 times more potent than oral morphine ... or put any preservative free opiate into the pump, Morphine , Dilaudid, Fentanyl, Suffentany, affentanyl and other ... 3mg Buprenex being approximately equivalent to 10 mg morphine sulfate in analgesic and respiratory depressant effects ... hours in adults. Buprenorphine, in common with morphine and other phenolic opioid analgesics, is metabolized ... behaves very much like classical ยต agonists such as morphine . One unusual property of Buprenex observed in in vitro ... could account for its longer duration of action than morphine , the unpredictability of its reversal by opioid antagonists ... to be equipotent with naloxone as an antagonist of morphine in the mouse tail flick test. Cardiovascular Effects ... usual conditions of use in adults, both Buprenex and morphine show similar dose-related respiratory depressant effects ... in an equivalent manner to an equianalgesic dose of morphine (10mg). (See WARNINGS .) INDICATIONS AND USAGE...

  72. Looking for advice and alternatives to the drugs and pain!
    ... ask you this, if you were shot and a doctor offered morphine , would you not be strong by taking it? If you were...
    ... lungs are not cancerous. By the way, my dad did take morphine during his last bout with cancer. The only reason...
    ... surgery and I went to doc today about an Intrathecal morphine pump. He thought I was there to see what he could ... other therapies including intrathecally delivered morphine . In the double-blind, placebo-controlled study, patients...
    ... future includes these narcotics. I even tried the morphine pump which didn't work the first time, but I plan...
    ... don't think has been mentioned....the intrathecal morphine pump. It certainly gives better pain relief without ... information about it, please start a new post with morphine pump in the title and I will try to answer your questions...

  73. hey s gibson are you ok
    ... just a matter of time before my doctor insists on the morphine pump because he doesn't want to increase my medicine...

  74. member of AA: to tell or not?
    ... compliance to show her that I could let a bottle of morphine sit on the shelf untill it was time for a dose or...

  75. Oxycontin/generic/brand/options??
    ... med. Like OxyContin or the generic with short acting morphine "MSIR" as a BT med would give you a broader range...
    ... med. Like OxyContin or the generic with short acting morphine "MSIR" as a BT med would give you a broader range...
    ... MSContin so mosyt docs don't have a problem prescribing morphine 3 or 4 times a day. MSContin is way overpriced and ... little stronger so you may actually take more mgs of morphine to get the same releif. MSContin is even more expensive ... than Kadian, the 12-24 hour morphine prep, It's much nwer but has a much higher tech abuse ... 60 dollar a month script for meth. The only Generic morphine prep I would avoid is the new one MellenKrodt just ... are about a dozen other manufacturers of Long acting morphine . . Personally if your insurance would cover Kadian ... that would be my choice of long acting morphine . What have you heard negative abpout the generic ... transfer of meds.Everyone responds differently but morphine can definitely be more sedating initially than oxy...
    ... MSContin so mosyt docs don't have a problem prescribing morphine 3 or 4 times a day. MSContin is way overpriced and ... little stronger so you may actually take more mgs of morphine to get the same releif. MSContin is even more expensive ... than Kadian, the 12-24 hour morphine prep, It's much nwer but has a much higher tech abuse ... 60 dollar a month script for meth. The only Generic morphine prep I would avoid is the new one MellenKrodt just ... are about a dozen other manufacturers of Long acting morphine . . Personally if your insurance would cover Kadian ... that would be my choice of long acting morphine . What have you heard negative about the generic ... transfer of meds.Everyone responds differently but morphine can definitely be more sedating initially than oxy...
    ... med. Like OxyContin or the generic with short acting morphine "MSIR" as a BT med would give you a broader range...