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  1. I'm changing from Mscontin to Oxycontin, need a little help please
    ... correctly, Oxycodone (Oxycontin) is 2x stronger than Morphine Sulfate. As far as the BT meds go, who actually...
    ... correctly, Oxycodone (Oxycontin) is 2x stronger than Morphine Sulfate. As far as the BT meds go, who actually ... I had always heard that Mscontin, even though its morphine , that it never was as strong as Oxycontin for some...
    ... In general I think oxy is 1.5 times stronger than morphine . But, everyone is different. I don't think you will...
    ... I have never been on MS contin - I am allergic to morphine which is why I have not responded to you. The only...
    ... I had always heard that Mscontin, even though its morphine , that it never was as strong as Oxycontin for some ... general rule, Oxy is 2-3 times stronger than oral morphine . Oral morphine has poor bioavailability....Around ... lose about 70%. Conversely, Oxy is about 70%. Oral morphine works well, you just need a lot of it. IV morphine...

  2. I think this is really hitting home
    ... involved in pain management. During surgery drugs like morphine , fentanyl, BP meds, muscle relaxer and paralytic meds...
    ... oxycodone if you can't get it. If you go on generic LA morphine instead, you'll still have to find a pharmacy that ... if it's not available, find out what brands of LA morphine are available. I imagine your doctor would be happy ... to write for morphine instead of oxycodone if you can't afford brand and...

  3. Kidney/Back Pain
    ... If it's pancreatitis, you will have to d/c your morphine until the pancreas is healed. Morphine is a definite...

  4. As a Cper How much medication........
    ... the dose we settle on. So what if takes 500mg of morphine to control my pain. If it works and I can tolerate...

  5. PM visit update: a little shocked, a little bizarre
    ... to move & how painful it was she went right for the morphine . The first set they were not prepared for how I would...
    ... awful flares are not like they were before taking the Morphine sulphate. My problem is that I gain tolerance to...

  6. Update From Izzy! Dont Know Where To Start! Xoxoxox~
    ... something else anyway so I am ok. We are trying the new morphine 24 hr, and back to the LA compounded oxy and hydro...

  7. very bad PM appointment - so upset
    ... trying the drug Kadian, which is a fancy form of LA morphine . My doc really emphasized that I could just call...
    ... 1x. Anyway, I liked it a lot better than generic morphine . I just couldn't pay for it. Just very happy that...

  8. Results of my doctor's appointment
    ... their rears sued. My doc did want to try me on the LA morphine , Avinza? He said ask if your insurance will cover...

  9. Sciatica Pain
    ... time trying to relieve the pain. My doctor put me on morphine and amrix last Wednesday. I like that I only have...
    ... used the most. They can be more effective than the morphine you are currently using although they could be used ... somnolence or drowsiness/tiredness. When you add the morphine in the mix I can see how it can be pretty sedating...
    ... was my 1st time seeing the dr that prescribed the Morphine . Can't tell if the Morphine and Amrix is actually...
    ... right!! Saw a new dr this past week who put me on Morphine and Amrix, which seem to have me like a zombie......
    ... I ended up taking 2 Advil PMs (not to mention the Morphine & Amrix I had taken earlier) to see if that would...

  10. My doctor visit
    ... many other choices in narcotics. I am allergic to morphine , codiene, and demerol. I can take dillaudid but it...

  11. Depression/Irritability-Apologies
    ... short acting medication like Vicoden, Percocet, or Morphine . It can be a very gruesome and drawn out withdrawal...

  12. Burning pain is Bad! I will post MRI results later today. PM out of town!
    ... was hoping to discuss having an increase in the LA Morphine Sulfate. I am just in sooo much pain. I can not...
    ... over the months I was prescribed a few extra of the morphine suphates and those are there at the end of every month ... would like to see happen. I would like to see the Morphine sulphate be increased. The BT meds stay the same...

  13. Who knows about your CP?
    ... answer she went of about this neighbour who is high on Morphine and he is away with the birds, he is overdosed she...

  14. CP and Hot Weather
    ... and she said that sometimes its a side effect to the morphine , kind of restlessness and hands twitching away for...
    ... I don't take morphine - highly allergic to the stuff....

  15. I'm home, and will catch up on my reading...Conductor
    ... WORKING? She wears the 75 mcg patch. Would fast-acting morphine work for her? She used to be on MSContin? BTW, she...
    ... Components vary, but it is basicly a potent opoid ( morphine , hydromorphone) plus a low dose of chlorpromazine ... effective. Other options would be plain liquid oral morphine in a higher dose than her oxycodone, or a potent narcotic...
    ... depressants to help. Your suggestion(s) of liquid morphine possibly combined with a low-dose stimulant sound...
    ... miserable. Her internal medicine doctor had her on morphine , but this became too tedious for her--as far as keeping ... fentanyl is helping her more than the long-acting morphine did. Her Actiq trial period was taken care of by ... because she feels it is not as potent at fentanyl, morphine , and Dilaudid. I've tried to explain to her that...
    ... carefuly reintroduced in management of pain. Liquid morphine is widely used as a breakthrough med in Australia...

  16. Gulity over having ANOTHER illness
    ... due to Spinal Cord Stimulator! A newly discovered Morphine allergy put a big damper on our PM plans. The list...

  17. Hurting Big-Time.....Need Some Prayers and Support Please
    ... Buprenorphine. Whereas Demerol is a full agonist, like Morphine and Dilaudid. I don't remember what your routine...

  18. Chronic Pain
    ... fairly well. This last reduction from 30mg of Avinza ( Morphine Sulfate) to 20mg of Kadian (also Morphine Sulfate...
    ... combination opioids that include full agonists (like morphine ) with opioid antagonists (like naltrexone) that are...

  19. Very Bad Pain day! Saw PM, and Disocgram got changed! Was a very tearful day!
    ... Anyway he did put my meds back to 30 mg's of the morphine sulfate 3 times a day :) and I am still able to take...

  20. Neck Pain-now my tooth hurts, But the birds are chirping and it is warm outside!!
    ... today, and asking if I can go back up to 3 of the Morphine sulfate 30 mg's a day. Two a day is just not working...
    ... only 400mg at a time. It should help more than the morphine , trust me on this one. Get your self a big bottle...
    ... PM and asking if I can go back up to 3 a day on the Morphine Sulfate. I am over it now and just want more pain...

  21. PM appointment today. Update on meds and Facet Block tomorrow!
    ... and decided that it would be best to go down on the morphine sulfate. So now I will only 3o mg, 2 times a day...

  22. Trying to become more active! Paying a price Good vs. Bad
    ... am allowed to take 5-6 a day. Plus the 30 mg's of Morphine sulfat 3 x a day. Paying the price is a tough deal...
    ... not sure if it is MS contin or not. It just says morphine sulfate on the bottle and I take 30mgs 3 x a day....
    ... dministered through an IV this does not happen. As for the Morphine sulfate that I take, I have never had any feelings ... differently for different people. When I am giving Morphine through an IV, I break out in hives and throw-up so ... Sammy, I am doing okay so far with the decrease of the Morphine Sulfate and I know if I have any issues at all with...

  23. Good Days/Bad Days/Pain meds
    ... with sleep, Cymbalta for pain and depression 60mg, Morphine 30 mg twice a day and Vicodin up to 4 a day for breakthroug...

  24. Saw PM today!! I feel the sadness coming again. Need Support...
    ... adjustments today. He adding in a 3rd dose of the Morphine sulfate so now I am taking 30 mg's every 8 hours....
    ... true for you? could you still improve? As far as the morphine if it helps give you some quality of life for know...
    ... SO yesterday was the first day of taking 3 30 mg morphine sulfates every 8 hours and I got up early to take...

  25. Physical Therapy making my pain worse! Won't see PM until Next Fri the 21st
    ... session flarred me up so bad. I was put on the LA Morphine sulfate 30 mg's 2 times a day instead of the 8 10 ... but the PT is way worse. I heard that the dose of Morphine sulfate I am on is somewhat low. Is that true? ... touching my pain. Last night it was time to take the Morphine Sulfate and I did an an hour later I was still at ... like the percocets are not helping me anymore and the Morphine sulfate at 30 mgs 2 times a day may not be enough...
    ... medication change, but I always did wonder if the Morphine Sulfate at 30 mg's a day was going to do it because...
    ... relief they give and I will suffer until I can take the Morphine sulfate at 7-7:30. I am on the PT schedule for...

  26. Need help in breaking this pain cycle..... please anyone that can help
    ... generic name in parenthese. LA meds 1. MS Contin ( morphine sulfate) - controlled release morphine 2. Avinza ... (morphine sulfate) - extended release morphine 3. Kadian (morphine sulfate) - extended release morphine...
    ... I just went mad... with the GP who was giving her morphine injections and I just said no....... she has to get...

  27. Chrissy - wher are you you?
    ... eaiser to get under control than before taking the Morphine Sulfate. Brian you mentioned a birthday???? Is...

  28. Am I too young to be considered a "Chronic Pain" patient???
    ... want to become dependent on opioids (hydrocodone, morphine , etc). Once dependent there's only one way off and...

  29. Livng on Pain Meds...
    ... as oxycontin, the duragisic (fentynal) pain patch, Morphine , Kadian, and some others I'm sure that folks will...

  30. Chronic Pain and Surgery
    ... they put me on a dilaud pump because I am allergic to morphine . I was vomiting non-stop and had hives so they discontinued...
    ... fairly well. They had her on an epidural, plus a morphine drip and the pump to push. Tuesday night she had ... fine. They removed all of the wires, epidural and morphine drips the next day and she is only on diladed by mouth...

  31. What medicines are working for others with cronic back pain?
    ... helps me sleep better. There are shorter lasting morphine sulphates, like oramorph if I remember corectly, that...

  32. Have you been told you have "chronic Pain Syndrome" and what works for ya?
    ... far as taking huge doses of opiates like long acting morphine , oxycodone or using a fentanyl patch. Do you feel...
    ... mention this to your Doctor. Workers comp gave me a morphine pump and a spinal cord stimulator. Hope this pain...

  33. Feeling like no one understands my CP...
    ... sleep. I'm scheduled to start on Avinza (once a day morphine pill) next week. I was prescribed Lyrica last week...

  34. chronic pain goes to addiction
    ... can't be abused like the more common narcotics like morphine or oxycodone. And you're right, it is also very...

  35. Chronic pain vs. narcotic addiction...what now?
    ... told me not to worry. When I woke up in ICU I had a morphine drip attached and was told to push it when I was in...

  36. Need help & support
    ... my Drs, it makes my life harder too. I can't have Morphine , Codeine, steroids, Fentanyl, Deudalyn (sp?). Meanwhile...

  37. Hello, new here:
    ... Avinza ever did, but still had the side effects of morphine that didn't get along with me....

  38. Is my situation hopeless?
    ... is supposedly like 1000 times stronger than even morphine or something?it is really a potent pain med.these...

  39. Have cronic pain,ketamine nasal spray worked amazing well for 2 months,stopped workin
    ... delivery of babies as it has much less side effect as morphine . In fact it is shown to be non addicting. Any compounding...

  40. Chronic pain article in Newsweek
    ... Patients can still become dependent on a new form of the morphine derivative called Kadian, for instance, but if they ... euphoric high. Currently, the long acting forms of morphine , like Kadian, Avinza and MSContin, do not have a reversal...

Share Your Pain Management Story board

  1. Grannymac's story
    ... better ways of giving me the meds - like the Medtronic morphine pump. He hemmed and hawwed, and told me the ins....

  2. Some Pain Management Stories
    ... and most for other problems. This includes 90mg of Morphine (Avinza) daily with Percocet for Breakthrough pain...
    ... OMG!:p My current meds are 30 mg long acting morphine twice a day and 4 15mg morphine SUL for bt. This ... bathtub soaking my legs in unbearable pain. The morphine makes me tired (or is fatique from bone problems?...
    ... initial repair. Meds: 90 mg Avinza (slow release morphine ) (daily) 1200 mg neurontin (daily) ...
    ... am currently on 80mg of Oxycontin 3x daily, 15mg of Morphine 6x daily, and a arthritis medication that I forget...
    ... experimenting with oxycontin, oxycodone, methadone and morphine . The methadone nearly killed me. I was getting addicted...

Arthritis board

  1. cant take any inflammatories
    ... thinners allowed in my blood..So he gives me long acting morphine , Which helps alot...I forgot to get it once,,And OMG...

  2. mom has RA & Fibro - will a pain pump work?
    ... to intolerable pain from RA and fibro... she is on morphine but it doesn't work, she had the electronic stimulator ... it doesn't work... i have been researching the morphine pump - it looks like it would help her - does anyone...

  3. bone scan for arthritis
    ... other parts hurt also but these are the worse...I take morphine 30mgs 3 times a day for it...I can not take the standard...

  4. Osteoarthritis Members....
    ... methadone for my horrible head pain and he gives me morphine for my OA..I can not take asprin any arthritis related...

  5. So confussed & in pain
    ... that didnt work at all, then gave me injection of morphine and that eased the pain some but made me nausea and...

  6. Ankles giving up on me
    ... feeling good,the second day after the op,i had a pump Morphine PCA Which i used to control the pain,i would say ache...

  7. CaN U TEll me about any ankle replacements u know of
    ... surgeon says it was a success,some ache after i was on morphine pump but i wouldnt say it was screaming pain.In all...

  8. I am worried about having RA. Dont have diagnosis yet
    ... that my Pain Mgmt doctor prescribes ( Oxycodone and Morphine )....
    ... that my Pain Mgmt doctor prescribes ( Oxycodone and Morphine ). she has to take it for the rest of her life, she...

  9. are certain drugs worth taking??
    ... imflamatory, anti-spasmatic medications, and high levels of morphine on a daily basis. I see a Pain Management specialist...

  10. Pain Meds?
    ... extremely effective, Im on very strobg pain meds such as morphine and fentanyl as I also have other medical problems...

  11. Teens With Arthritis!!!
    ... Meds As Needed Im On Fentanyl Patches(stronger Than Morphine ) And These Lollipops Too They Get Into Your System...
    ... of meds, I am now on Oxycodone Hydrochloride, it is morphine based but at a low level. No bad rections after to...

  12. Prednisone Dosage
    ... about 15mins Im just havin a fentanyl (stronger than morphine !!!) lollipop there called actiq Ive been started on...

  13. im scared
    ... Vicoden but that did not work for long and now I am on Morphine exteded release 60 mg 4 times a day and vicodene for...

  14. Osteo-Arthritis in both ankles
    ... micrograms per hour of Duragesic ( pain patchs), I take Morphine and Demoral when the patch doesn't work. I have been...
    ... company won't pay for it, will you? Do check out Morphine pumps, I think perhaps you should consider that option...
    ... willb e in my best interest. since I am already taking Morphine , Demoral, and the Duragesic at a dose higher than...

  15. psoriatic arthritis
    ... has stopped my oxycontin and difene and put me on morphine patches and an anti inflammatory called arcoxia he...
    ... sleep until hopefully 12ish the thats time to start my morphine patch so even if I maybe get 2 hrs sleep I'll be able...
    ... love the jacuzzi but its not really good with this morphine patch. Have a great weekend and I hope you will be...
    ... about 15mins Im just havin a fentanyl (stronger than morphine !!!) lollipop there called actiq Ive been started on...
    ... PLANS FOR NEW YEARS EVE?? iM FINDING THE STRONGER MORPHINE POPS AND PATCHES THEY ARE KEEPIN THE PAIN AT BAY...
    ... HIGH TEMPERATURE UNDER CONTROL IT ALSO AFFECTS HOW MY MORPHINE PATCH IS ABSORBED SO ITS KNOCKING ME OUT, BUT IM STILL...
    ... Finished Work At About 3am, Im Just Home Now, Having A Morphine Pop Ive Really Bad Swelling And The Ulcers Are Killing...

  16. 8 doctors working on her and not one knows what is wrong
    ... is in so much pain throughout her entire body, even morphine doesn't help. Her dad said when he helped her to...

  17. Treatment for Rheumatoid's Arthritis....
    ... had to go to the ER and get shots, one of which was morphine . I have a high pain tolerance, but my pain was unbearable...

  18. Painful and swollen sternoclavicular joint, has anyone else experienced this?
    ... from the market). Anything stronger like Vicodin and morphine (which was administered after biopsy surgery) offered...

  19. Osteoporisis Arthritis? Help need imformation!!!!!!!
    ... gets worse I can go stay at the hospital and get a morphine IV. No thanks I have a child at home and hubby works...

  20. Degenerative cervical arthritis
    ... a pain management doctor that I love. Ive been on morphine sulfate , lortab...and now on methadone and hydrocodone ... ( I have no insurance and the morphine is WAY too expensive and methadone is really cheap...

  21. anyone here with osteoarthritis?
    ... bedtime. I take 60mg MSContin ER 3x daily, and 15mg of Morphine IR 2x daily as a "break through med". This really ... more though. The idea was to get off some of the morphine . 4) A REALLY HUGE SYMPTOM OF OA IS CONSTANT EXHAUSTION...

  22. Does cold weather make your arthritis worse?
    ... PRESSURE are a [email protected]! I on all kinds of meds (MSContin, morphine , Lyrica, Topomax, Skelaxin) and NONE of them help...

  23. In research trial for new auto immune drug
    ... so I had to go to the hospital and get a shot of morphine , flexeril and something else. I still had pain. I...

  24. looking at hip replacement
    ... joints deteriorate so quickly. I was in so much pain morphine did not help! It's definitely tough, but in the end...

  25. Spikes in Pain with Arthritis?
    ... like he was jumping on it. They ended up giving me morphine to kill the pain... 5 shots of it later the pain was ... being subdued. The er staff couldnt believe how much morphine it took to control the pain. I havent had a day like...

  26. Ankylosing Spondylitis (i fear i may have it)
    ... early 30's and am now on Enbrel and Mobic along with morphine for breakthrough pain. I lead what I like to believe...

  27. I'm New Here..Need Info...
    ... each stay was over a month or so. I would be on iv morphine every 4 hours at 7.5mg and trust me that only brought ... last time I was in the hospital I was on the same morphine as before. I had gotten a cold which turned into strep ... was in so much pain all the time. I was on 8mg of Morphine every 4 hours on the ***, I could really sleep or ... end that's when they introduced me to MS and Luquid Morphine . I also the whole time in the hospital and well always ... a month or so. I have been on MS Contin and Liquid Morphine and Preakan's and smoking pot non stop for over 2...

  28. another hip replacement question
    ... being in labor with timed contractions. High levels of morphine and 4 other medications were not enough to stop the...

  29. Spinal Cord Stimulator
    ... heard of a stimulator for the Spinal cord, and it is a morphine pump, i have a friend who has one and she was like...

  30. Just checking in with everyone
    ... change since I'm having some bad side effects from the morphine he put me on. I'm not overly happy with it right now...

  31. Knee Injections for Arthritis
    ... doctor who is an anesthesiologist and he recently did a morphine injection into my knee. These are not very common ... combination with a marcaine ( a local anesthetic). The morphine injection helped me. hope this helps! Margaret...
    ... a week for me also!! I'm getting ready for another morphine injection on Tuesday. I'm so nervous- it's very painful ... large amount of fluid injected- the marcaine then the morphine mixed with saline. I will be partially sedated with...

  32. Concerned Sister
    ... that she is addicted to all the other medications ( morphine , etc.) that she uses to control the pain, and am concerned...
    ... medications could be making her very tired or run down, morphine does that it's one of the side effects that cause...

  33. Prednisone question
    ... Arthritis Association web site. I also take MS Contin ( morphine ) for pain but I have pain in various joints including...
    ... Arthritis Association web site. I also take MS Contin ( morphine ) for pain but I have pain in various joints including...
    ... nights I get little sleep but it is from being on Morphine for pain, generally on those days I end up taking...