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  1. Neurofibromatosis Symptoms and such...???
    ... to man kind and have now worked my way up to taking Morphine (MS Contin). I have been on it 2 and 1/2 years. ...

Pain Management board

  1. Need new PM doc in MD
    ... really explain it. I have never taken anything with morphine in it so I guess Im allergic to it or something? I ... else to try? But I dont want to take anything with morphine it in so I dont even know what else they could give...
    ... reaction and had to go off of it. It's much better than morphine IMO. But, I used to deal with another PA there...

  2. MS contin ER showing up on drug screen as Dilaudid
    ... This is very important for those of you taking morphine sulfate extended release. My dad suffers from ... told him that he would no longer prescribe his meds ( morphine sulfate er, and ms ir for bt meds), and sent him to ... he had spoken with the lab and they determined that morphine sulfate extended release can sometimes show up as ... This has made me very worried, because I also take morphine sulfate ER. If you take this medication and have...
    ... everything in the book, and am now on methadone and, morphine sulfate for breakthrough...

  3. Tigminal Nueralgia and Medication Problems.
    ... getting any better and I've now been switched from morphine to oxycodone, and I'm scared, so very scared because ... after I started the oxycodone, never happened with the morphine (Kadian), which never helped the pain either. Oh the...

  4. RSD pain pump shut off PLEASE HELP!!!
    ... salary and needed to replace 1500 a month worth of LA morphine with 60 bucks worth of methadone. This worked for...

  5. medtronic drug infusion pump
    ... Hey Silvia, I have a pump too and started with morphine than switched to dilaudid just because it's less prone...

  6. Pharmacist accused me wrongly
    ... write for enormous amounts of oxycontin, methadone, morphine etc... She eventually got caught by the feds for prescribin...

  7. LA Med
    ... it did take some time for me to get adjusted. Morphine allways hot side effects in the past sick feeling...

  8. Just lost insurance, need price info
    ... cheap. But MS Contin is the least expenisve form of morphine . I hope you can find it cheaper I was paying 500.00...

  9. Does dilaudid and hydrocodone work alike?
    ... :) Because morphine was making me have awful side effects and not really ... don't know if its going to control my pain since the morphine and it was not taking care of it. I just know that ... I feel so much better being off the morphine for just a few days I have an appetite, am getting ... burning in my hip joint again because I am off the morphine this weekend. Any info greatly appreciated. Thanks...

  10. update on MS Contin.
    ... especially tough, but it's been a blessing. I too am on LA morphine , but it's Avinza. I have found it to be very good...
    ... differ from MS Contin? There are three types of LA Morphine ....MsContin, Kadian, and Avinza. MS Contin is every...

  11. Methadone
    ... switched to 600 dollars worth of generic long acting morphine "MSContin" or 60 bucks for an equivelant dose of...
    ... pills a day/90 milligrams. however, my breakthrough is morphine sulfate, which is about 160/month...

  12. doc stopped pain med
    ... just started on MS Contin and its a generic form of Morphine . and for me its very cheap. like 10.00 for 90 pills...

  13. How does MS Contin release the medication?
    ... all, I was just switched over to MS Contin ER from Morphine IR. I am noticing a huge increase in my pain. I know ... started me to low but he has also given me 3 B/T IR morphine per day. my pain is much worse and I didn't sleep ... taken off oxycodone for my B/T meds and given the morphine IR instead so maybe this is the cause. I am in so...

  14. Ms contin/Morphine sufate/Dilaudid
    ... I am on [removed] Morphine 3x a day with 4mg of didaudid every 6-8hrs for BT ... relief. Am I worrying about nothing? My son said that morphine did not help him when he was in the hospital. Please...
    ... the hospital, they give me either I.V. dilaudid, or morphine . Most of the time they use PCA or patient controlled...
    ... and loss of appetite from the meds. My mom was on morphine and she really lost her appetite. This is where it ... understand, you are on a long acting ms-contin and take morphine and dilaudid for breakthrough and the nurse told you ... to cut back on the morphine , right? Also, dilaudid is not the exact same as morphine ... , dilaudid is a synthetic and stronger than morphine in less dosages. For example for me they would give ... me either 10 mg morphine or 2 mg dilaudid. Whatever you decide to do, just...
    ... I AM having withdrawals, or I just can't take the morphine . Since it was not working so well I have been taking...

  15. Question about morphine and headaches.
    ... occur during treatmant. Anyway, good luck with the morphine , The headaches did get better with time. It was oprobably...
    ... and I am now in LA MS Contin ( watson brand) and IR Morphine for BT ( ethex brand) its all I can find. We shall ... definitely could not tolerate the full amount of IR morphine he was prescribing me as I was to sedated and ended ... will keep you all posted. I am on a lower dose of morphine than I was the oxy so everyone is different as far...

  16. Why the change?
    ... in them. Long acting medications like Methandone, Morphine , Fentanyl etc. do not have this risk associated with...

  17. switch from Kadian to MScontin er
    ... the brand name drug Kadian (form of extended release morphine ) to generic MS Contin ER. My insurance doesn't cover...

  18. Advanza - Adjusting
    ... How long did it take you to get used to Morphine ? I just switched and am on my third day from the ... patch to Morphine and am still nauseous and my pain is through the roof...
    ... onyxgates;3748851]How long did it take you to get used to Morphine ? I just switched and am on my third day from the ... patch to Morphine and am still nauseous and my pain is through the roof...
    ... I need to be on the patch until my surgery. This morphine stuff just isn't cutting it and I would much rather...

  19. update on Morphine as my new Medication.
    ... Thanks all, your right the morphine that they give you in the hospital is SO much more ... poweful so people think that oral morphine is the same and its nothing compared to liqued. ... combined for pain control. when I filled the IR Morphine I got Ethex but have since found a pharmacy that carries ... to those that responded. I will be getting on LA Morphine next week, the MSCONTIN and hope to avoid ethex if...

  20. I have been dumped by PM-Help!!
    ... even ethical? She put has me on the Fentanyl patch, Morphine , Ativan and Zanaflex-which is pretty hardcore meds...
    ... even ethical? She put has me on the Fentanyl patch, Morphine , Ativan and Zanaflex-which is pretty hardcore meds...

  21. Oxycontin question
    ... you taking now? how is your pain doing? I am taking morphine and I to am tired from it but its getting better...
    ... that requires an emergency call. More often with morphine the initial side efect is extreme drowsiness, many...

  22. Avinza anyone?
    ... paper, they can look it up for you. Also, LA Morphine has poor bioavailability, so it's a factor as well...

  23. started to MSIR today.
    ... Today I started Morphine Sulfate IR. I had to get Ethex brand. YUCK that is ... he chose for me. if it works out than I will go on Morphine LA vs IR. SS...
    ... time with the MS IR. I know I am deathly allergic to morphine (immediate vomiting and a headache so bad, it feels ... head will explode) My SIL was switched to Avinza (LA morphine ) recently and was worried because she had been given ... doses? I don't know for sure what the half life of morphine is, but I believe it is shorter than other opiates...
    ... dose or after time when I adjust I always thought morphine was 50 % weaker than oxy but for this kid it seems...

  24. LA med trial
    ... He suggested a fentanyl patch or Sustained release morphine . I know only what I've read on these boards from other ... I'm guessing yes, so will probably opt for the LA morphine . In that case what are my options, likely REMOVED...
    ... problems and they are very expensive. Someone mentioned morphine which I feel is quite a good choice. Good Luck.....

  25. Pain Management Horror for Friend
    ... me a higher dose. he aslo wrote me out a new RX for Morphine as I have now stopped the oxycontin. Since I had a...

  26. will LA med use increase tolerance to BT meds?
    ... I started on Kadian (LA morphine ) about 1.5 months ago. This is my fisrt attempt...

  27. Anyone itch from pain meds?
    ... itched quite a bit from methadone but not as much from morphine . Most find that the totally natural opioids (morphine...
    ... have literally scratched myself raw when it comes to Morphine . I cannot take that in any form. That's fine with ... me, because Morphine never helped me anyway with my pain. All it did was...
    ... I second everything you wrote (except for the morphine , which is my staple for an LA med and only makes me...

  28. digestive side effects of pain medication
    ... system going? Since starting on the long-acting morphine , I am suffering terribly in this department. I...

  29. Are opioids safe?
    ... by stopping production of endorphins, the natural " morphine " produced by the body. Once off of opioids one can ... Opioids consist of meds like codeine (Tylenol 3), morphine (MSIR, MS Contin, Kadian, Avinza), hydrocodone (Vicodin...
    ... main pain medicine I have been on has been mostly morphine medicines (Avinza), as well as on oxymorphone (Opana...

  30. MS Contin: How long does it last?
    ... currently taking Kadian, a long-action version of morphine sulfate. My insurance doesn't cover it, and today...

  31. Lots of questions
    ... hydrocodone) is stronger than ultram , than the MSIR (aka morphine instant release) would be stronger than vicodin, and...
    ... hydrocodone) is stronger than ultram , than the MSIR (aka morphine instant release) would be stronger than vicodin, and...

  32. Can someone please answer a question for me?
    ... room on the "Nero" floor. They switched him from morphine to demarol. He has had two angiograms (is that the...

  33. Withdrawal from switching pain medicines
    ... potent. Your best bet would be to go back to the morphine and to a proper dose. steve...

  34. What happens when the pain is gone?
    ... alone. Then, a switch to something less potent, say morphine . You could be put on 10mg short acting morphine every...

  35. Long Acting Med questions
    ... tried everything to point of a choice of high doses of Morphine or Methadone. I chose Methadone which was the smartest ... two without taking any >>> I couldn't do that with Morphine . When I go two days without, it works better when...
    ... methadone, with morhine sulfate for breakthrough. the morphine takes 36 to 72 hours to build up in one's system,...

  36. Need help PC
    ... They may well change you to another opioid like morphine . There are many your doc can choose from. Are there...

  37. if i cannot take morphine, can i take hydrocodone?
    ... It depends on why you cannot take morphine .... Can you give us a little more info?...
    ... the flulike misery was untolerable - he stopped the morphine and put me on demerol and within a half hour I was ... know what was going on around me - he told me to put morphine on my list of allergic medications. Mephergan Fortis...
    ... glad you asked this question! I, too, cannot take Morphine . It gives me a general feeling of unwell, flu-like...

  38. Question about med. changes and conversions - Ex, Steve and others...
    ... in their PDA tables- for example, I have heard that morphine /oxycodone have a 3/2 ratio approximately [I didn't ... mentioned that your doctor started you at a dose of morphine that was considerably lower than what you needed ...
    ... instance, when taking a patient from 300mg daily of morphine , I've seen conversion ratios of between 5/1 or even ... 7/1. But take that morphine dose and raise it to say 600mg daily and you start ... titration day. She also recommended 1-2ml of concentrated morphine liquid (20mg/ml) every 6 hours as needed, and that...
    ... post. Yes, I was started too low on the oral morphine . When I questioned him about it the following appt...
    ... Executor;3703722] Yes, I was started too low on the oral morphine . When I questioned him about it the following appt...

  39. Can I have some advice please
    ... also changed my medications and he put me on. 15mg morphine er 2 times a day 15 mg morpine 2 times a day for...
    ... pain under control. I am not really familiar with how morphine stacks up against other meds, because I haven't taken ... this helps. Many here are more knowledgeable about morphine than I am, and I'm sure some of them will chime in...

  40. change of meds
    ... I could tolorate.My pm changed my meds to 80mg of morphine sulfate ER in the am along with 30 mg's later in the...
    ... expert on med conversion, but I believe I've read that morphine is not as strong as oxycodone (oxycontin). I'm sure...
    ... expert on med conversion, but I believe I've read that morphine is not as strong as oxycodone (oxycontin). I'm sure ... lot and low grade temp. Cmpgirl is correct....Oral morphine (not IV) isn't anywhere near as strong as Oxycodone ... My conversion tables indicate that Oxy is 2 x oral morphine . The problem with oral morphine is it's poor bioavailabili ... converting patients / changing meds. 6 represents morphine , each 3 represents Oxycontin and the patch (fentanyl ... methadone. So, for each 1mg of methadone, you need 6mg of morphine . For each 6 mg of morphine, you need 3mg of OC. ... of OC = 25mcg of the patch)....So, for each 6mg of morphine , you need 3mcg of the patch. Applying this to your ... 200mg of Oxy / 3= 66.67.......66.67 x 6= 400mg of morphine . Thus, his formula shows the same as my computer ... program....2 x. The amt of morphine you're on (200mg) is roughly equal to 100mg of Oxy ... , or half a day of your previous dose. The word " Morphine " sounds potent....but in reality it's not....For the ... bioavailabilty issue I mentioned previously. Conversely, Morphine IV, is a whole different story...It's the gold standard...
    ... Any suggestions on a better medication? Oral LA morphine works well...You just need more of it. I take Avinza ... it. Steve, does however, and may chime in. In the morphine family, you have a couple of options....Avinza, which...

  41. Need advice to deal with doctor(s)!
    ... in alot of pain, pretty much even the injections of morphine after the last ESIs I still had pain. As far as...

  42. Extended release Morphine question
    ... opioids, and now take MS Contin, LA (extended release) morphine . It works pretty well. It all depends on the individual ... how they react to it. Each person is different. Morphine , milligram for milligram is about equal in potency...
    ... Your other morphine product choices are Avinza and Kadian. Avinza is ... close. Everyone is different. I personally like the morphine products because they don't have as many side effects...
    ... have been taking ms-cotin which is a extended release morphine and it has worked well for me. A 30mg will usually...
    ... For this reason, I would definitely try the LA morphine . I still take hydrocodone for break-though pain...

  43. Shoreline - pain pump
    ... the pain pump - I went from 100 mics fentynal plus morphine for break through pain (I checked, it was about 600 ... mg. morphine/day equiv.) to 9 mg. morphine over a 24/hour period in my back (not systemic) and...

  44. Interesting Conversation w/ pharmacy about generic brand costs & some questions
    ... mallinkrodt raw opiate. You don't need to be a producer of morphine to create a long acting version. However this gives...

  45. what is stronger morphin or oxycontin
    ... patients. Essentially, it works like this....6 represents morphine , 3 fentanyl, 3 Oxycodone, and 1 methadone. So, methadone ... is 6 x stronger than morphine (mg to mg), fent and Oxy are equal, fent/oxy are 2 ... x stronger than morphine , and methadone is 3 x as strong as fent & oxy. ... To put it into conversion, for every 6mg of morphine , you need 1 mg of methadone. For every 3 mg of oxy ... , you need 1 mg of methadone and 6mg of morphine . Not to complicate things, but many med converters ... the Doc so changes can be made, if applicable. Morphine has poor bioavailability, so you need more to get ... it to work as well as Oxy. However, morphine IV is about as strong as it gets. Steve is correct...

  46. Are there any strong pain meds that don't affect breathing?
    ... jjj2l, Morphine is sometimes used with breathing difficulties where...
    ... husband is studying to be a respiratory therapist. Morphine is sometimes used in a nebulizer for lung pain, usually ... he passed away before they could get the nebulized morphine in for him to try. It's not used for that a lot,...
    ... lung diseases. I am also allergic to any form of morphine except oxycontin and endone. Needles, either i.v...

  47. Question concerning Percocet and Oxycontin
    ... not have much choice - than what esle can help me? Morphine , Daulidin - does nothing for me, no help at all at...

  48. New med....Vicodin ER
    ... to this site, whose docs are a bit gun shy of the morphine and oxy products, and refuse to prescribe any LA med...

  49. Help with difference between Dilauded and Percocet...PLEASE
    ... Schedule II Hydromorphone (Dilaudid) Schedule II Morphine IV Fentanyl (Actiq, Fentora, Patch) Schedule II ... Fentanyl IV There are also morphine pills that are somewhat equal to Oxy and Dilaudid ... . Because morphine has poor bioavailability (30%) when taken orally,...
    ... more question if I don't get any pain relief from Morphine IV, would that transfer into not getting pain relief...
    ... acounted for in equianelgesic charts. The conversion from morphine to dilaudid is very different when using it IV Vs ... more potent when used IV, 10 times more potent than morphine , but when used orally it's only 3 times more potent ... than morphine . From personal experience with post op pain, I ... would choose IV dilaudid over morphine any day, but once you get home and IV meds aren't ... even came close to managing BT pain where I can with morphine , oxymorph or Oxycodone. Funny, Dilaudid works fine ... in my pump but I would never chose it as an oral. Morphine also works in my pump, It just takes more mgs per...
    ... acounted for in equianelgesic charts. The conversion from morphine to dilaudid is very different when using it IV Vs ... more potent when used IV, 10 times more potent than morphine , but when used orally it's only 3 times more potent ... than morphine . Good point...Dave said it better than I did...

  50. Anyone been on MSIR?
    ... Nobody has? It stands for Morphine Sulphate Immediate Release. I'm on 15mg. schao...
    ... covered my BT pain better. I had no issues with the morphine , it's just that oxycodone worked better for me as ... dose of MSIR, but it may be all you need, and the morphine and Ambien should work to make each other that much...
    ... [QUOTE=schao;3694970]Nobody has? It stands for Morphine Sulphate Immediate Release. I'm on 15mg. schao...
    ... pain ive ben having,hoping she will either give me IR Morphine or Oxycodone...If she gives me the MSIR I will let...

  51. Progression of pain meds
    ... appropriately shows what happened! I don't find morphine or oxycodone particularly helpful, so that's probably ... and Dilaudid (hydromorphone) for years and years. Morphine and oxycodone don't touch my pain at all. However...
    ... I sincerely appreciate your input. Jon, like you morphine at least in IV form does nothing for me pain controlwise...
    ... In the main hospital in my area it is replacing morphine . Dilaudid IV works very well for me, but orally all ... oxymorphone, then hydromorphone, then oxycodone, then morphine , then hydrocodone, then ultram, then codeine, then ... can be more potent than fentanyl or less potent than morphine . It's all relative. steve...

  52. Switch from Norco to Avinza
    ... covering the break through pain. The small dose of morphine is not working. ...

  53. Is Mallin really worse than Ethex Generic?
    ... noticed it was MalinXX. I wonder if my "tolerance" to morphine has anything to do with the fact that it's malin....

  54. Those who have taken oxycontin in the past or present
    ... As bad as this is, i had such hallusinations from Morphine IV that my family was so feared that I became a little...

  55. Question re: stopping Fent patch for Surgery reasons
    ... normal LA opioid, and they just augmented it with IV morphine to control pain. They sent me home with dilaudid...

  56. Asking the experts here-strengths of pain meds
    ... Oxycodone is 50% stronger than hydrocodone. Morphine is relatively equal in potency to hydrocodone, but ... hydrocodone, but clinical studies show otherwise. Above morphine and oxycodone are even more potent opioids. For...
    ... Steve had really good advice, especially the bit about morphine being equipotent to hydrocodone -- that is true -...

  57. What are the indications for a morphine pump?
    ... are not taking medication with this route versus the morphine pump. I would ask the doctor about the safety of...

  58. Kadian vs. MScontin ER
    ... essentially the same drug. I really don't know much about morphine at all, so I don't know what to expect. Any help...
    ... about your problem. I take Avinza, which is also LA morphine ....24 hr though. My Doc has discussed possibly trying ... worked fairly well since. I think the main issue with morphine , is to ensure you get the coverage every 12 hours ... . But LA morphine is LA morphine ....Just a matter of whether it lasts as long as they ... other. The main thing you need to know about LA morphine is that the pain fighting mechanism is great....You ... meds. For example, you need about twice the qty of morphine as Oxycodone....So, if you take 40mg of Oxycontin ... 2 x per day, then you need around 80mg of Morphine 2 x day. Kadian comes in strength of 10, 20, 30,...

  59. My Dr makes me uncomfortable......
    ... microdiscetomy when I was 19 weeks pregnant. I was put on a morphine pump for pain and was put under general anesthesia...
    ... microdiscetomy when I was 19 weeks pregnant. I was put on a morphine pump for pain and was put under general anesthesia...

  60. nortriptyline
    ... nortriptyline for a few years in addition to methadone and morphine . It really, really helped me with nerve pain. Unfortunate...

  61. Fentnyl patch, need wisdom from all
    ... because it's fentanyl. It is 100 x more potent than morphine . Some of the side effects your describing are normal...
    ... couple of options....Methadone, Oxycontin, long acting morphine , or Opana. Methadone really isn't appropriate for ... works for those who don't have insurance. OC or LA morphine (Avinza, MsContin, or Kadian) would be your best bet ... and find it to be very good. The good thing about morphine in a pill form is that there is no real "high" or...

  62. How do you know if you need a breakthrough med?
    ... I was just switched to Morphine Sul 100 MG every 8 hours. How do I know if I need...

  63. MS Contin 100MG-Morphine Sul-New for me, questions
    ... acting med, just like Oxycontin, but it is actual Morphine Sulfate as opposed to a synthetic. And for most people...
    ... Your prior dose of oxy (both LA and BT) converts to morphine at about 150mg daily. So your doc has essentially...

  64. OxyContin and Pregnancy
    ... throughout. I also had a surgery while PG and was on a morphine drip, dulaudid and percocet. From the research...

  65. is it normal to have a swollen stomach after the morphine pump operation, look like y
    ... my leg would strike. I've got mine tweaked to 9 mg morphine over 24 hour period. It still has a ways to go, I...

  66. No help from PM
    ... move them upon waking & the nurse hurrried & got some morphine for me. I warned them this time that I would probably...
    ... his procedure center. The surgical nurse brought me morphine pretty fast, could not move either arm. I think &...

  67. Granuloma at catheter tip
    ... where the catheter from morpine pump delivers the morphine . This has caused total numbness of left leg, foot...

  68. Need to Know About Methadone..Anyone????
    ... say compared to the other LA meds...ie oxycontin, morphine and Opana? I am sorry for all these questions...
    ... on (bad side effects). SO., right now I am on LA morphine 30mg 3 x a day...which is great as far as the side...
    ... it has been the best med I've tried. I never tried morphine . I'm also on gabapentin, cymbalta and percocet. I...
    ... tried. first off, why don't you just increase your morphine dosage if its working well for you with minimal side ... your not on a very high dose yet to give up on the morphine . your body reacts to everything oddly and I am just...
    ... almost all available narcotic medications: opana, morphine , oxycodone, oxycontyn, ultram, duragesic patches,...

  69. has anyone had a good effect from opana?
    ... system, I was an emotional wreck. I am now prescribed morphine 30mg 3x daily that I am tolerating better than either...

  70. Headache from Hydrocodone now on Opana?
    ... Hi 10, This is really weird, but morphine gives me the worst headaches! in my neck and across ... said 'did you know, if you push that little button, morphine comes out?' lol. But once I convinced her, it...
    ... headache due to increased inner cranial pressure. Morphine gave me headaches, nothing like a migraine, but a...

  71. Morphine tabs what do I know? HELP
    ... alternatives for you.....Oxycontin, higher strength morphine , the patch, Opana, and Methdadone. The reason why ... the morphine isn't working that well is because it does not have ... higher dose to get good effects. 30mg is very low for morphine . However, it is the starting point which is prudent ... maybe he'll adjust it upwards....I'd try to give the morphine a chance to work....This will also demonstrate to...
    ... him by saying that you get good pain relief from the morphine , but the side effects are disruptive, and ask if there...
    ... after the first few weeks, then you can tell if the morphine is right or not. If it isn't helping with the pain...

  72. Help...looking for pain med suggestions
    ... people sooner. I am on 150 mg of Lyrica, low dose of Morphine ,paxil and remeron for sleep. I use ativan when the ... is really bad or I have a flare. I can't say the Morphine helps my pain at all. The remeron really helps me...

  73. when will generic oxycontin be available again?
    ... and your going to have to try something else. MAybe morphine or methadone or something else LA. Good luck! I...
    ... and your going to have to try something else. MAybe morphine or methadone or something else LA. Good luck! I...
    ... and your going to have to try something else. MAybe morphine or methadone or something else LA. Jimmiesjenn...

  74. Upcoming surgery, med question
    ... Dilaudid...so, ask for something else, like the almost = Morphine Sulfate. 4)As for the PO meds (oral) after the...
    ... if possible, usually during knee surgeries (9) or morphine blocks - spinal during abdominal surgeries (9), these...