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  1. So much back pain and the meds don't work anymore!!!
    ... just don't help??? The next step now is to Have a morphine pump installed.... Is there any words of wisdom ... concerning the Morphine Pump ???? I an really scared about this surgery and...
    ... pump, But I couldn't aford the 600 mgs of long acting morphine it took to keep my pain at a 5 and couldn't toerlate...

  2. no longer relief from pain meds
    ... management part. Even with Intrathecal pumps that deliver, Morphine , Fent or dilaudid, a pump that relieves 50% of ones...

  3. 3 failed back surgeries
    ... CP, too, and the only thing that works for him is morphine sulfate. Even though nothing else has worked, I...

  4. Comment, Q, about tolerance,
    ... for me. My question is, (if you know) do you think morphine or oxycodone will *ever* work for me again if I get ... off of morphine entirely and give my receptors a chance to readjust ... answered my own question somewhat - I can be on a dose of morphine now that is "equal" to fentanyl -ie doesn't result ... that it hits a different receptor as well means that morphine is, at least for now, not as effective at equipotent...
    ... to Fentanyl for me. I seem to need a huge amt. of morphine [far higher than anything published [and I know the ... adjustments to get it right....I ended up on much more morphine than what the Doc expected, or started with. My ... question is, (if you know) do you think morphine or oxycodone will *ever* work for me again if I get ... off of morphine entirely and give my receptors a chance to readjust ... just have to try. I certainly wouldn't give up. Morphine has been great for me and I don't miss wearing the...
    ... first of which was suboxone, then methadone, then morphine . And I am now doing well on morphine, which I would...
    ... off of the methadone and switched me to MS Contin ( morphine ). All this even though the cardiologist said that ... issue with prolonged QT intervals. I am still on the morphine and oxycodone for BT pain. Bottom line is that detox ... disquieting feeling. The switch from methadone to morphine went very well, to my surprise. Managing methadone ... titration is the trickiest of all opioid therapies. The morphine is working well with the Cymbalta, so no problem there ... don't know how well you could "rotate" downward to morphine or oxy directly from fentanyl, since mine was via...
    ... and beyond, not more than the equiv. of about 160 morphine [at most] in either one....

  5. my narcotic intake for chronic pain isn't working well.
    ... I'm asking the same question. Methadone, like morphine , oxycodone, fentanyl, hydromorphone, oxymorphone,...

  6. prescribed morphine suckers
    ... to the board! While I have not been prescribed morphine suckers, from what I've heard and read, they are usually...
    ... cmpgirl, Chances are they are not truly made of morphine , but made of fentanyl. These "lozenges" (as they...
    ... I agree with John. I have never heard of morphine suckers. But, what do I know??? Jon, Hi!!:) How...
    ... layer quickly as well, right into the bloodstream. Morphine has poor lipid solubility and I believe is mostly ... believe they are working on a nasal mist application for morphine , but I think it's still in early clinical testing...

  7. Bad Pain-Bad experience-Second Opinion today-need support!
    ... x a day no more than 3 in 24 hours. I take the Morphine sulfate ever 8 but in the morning I eiter try waking ... up and taking 1 or 2 percocets before the regular morphine or I end up taking 1 or 2 percocets with the morphine...
    ... the cost of the meds. Even with an incres in the Morphine sufate I am rasing the cost. It is a terribel thing...

  8. First Time Pill Count Question
    ... reassuring to the PM if I brought in the 7 day supply of morphine and 4 patches as well as explained, as you suggested...

  9. not needing b/t for pain
    ... return to the OC, maybe trying MSIR, (instant release morphine ) is something you should consider?...
    ... on WDs in anyone dependent on full agonist opioids ( morphine , methadone, oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, fentanyl...

  10. Wanting to get off of the Fentanyl Patch
    ... option would be to try another LA med like Oxycontin or Morphine (Avinza, Kadian, or MsContin) to see if it works....
    ... condition prevented me from continuing with it. I now use morphine . It is common for docs to use methadone when other...

  11. Switched From Hydro To Oxy...have Any Of You Had These Experiences?
    ... a month its a LOT. I am going to have to switch to morphine but I am waiting to get in with a PM and can't until...

  12. Can I call Dr. before my appt.?
    ... 2) How bad things really are. I have been on both morphine and fentanyl and have quite a bit of experience with ... All have their transition time. If neither Kaiden ( morphine ) or the patch work, the next step would be Oxycontin...

  13. Medication(s) questions
    ... is for people who have taken at least 60 mg of oral morphine daily, 30 mg of Oxycodone or at least 8 mg of hydromorphone...

  14. Good Morning! I need help please!
    ... quit making the generics. As I said, I'm now trying morphine sr (generic ms contin) and it doesn't seem to be working ... advil, tylenol, etc in them? I'm hoping that the morphine will start to work, but without the breakthru meds...
    ... learned that Oxycodone is about twice the potency of Morphine . Thus, if you were taking 80 x 2 or 160mg per day ... , you need around 320mg of Morphine . You're getting 180mg. Morphine and Oxy are not ... some research and that Oxy is twice the potency as Morphine . Good luck and I hope things improve for you. Ex...
    ... more than 12 hours! That is why we are trying the morphine , which, after reading your post, I can see I'm not...
    ... The only thing he has been able to take long term is morphine sulfate. It has caused a problem for him when he...

  15. PM and Hepatitus question
    ... quit making the generics. As I said, I'm now trying morphine sr (generic ms contin) and it doesn't seem to be working ... advil, tylenol, etc in them? I'm hoping that the morphine will start to work, but without the breakthru meds...

  16. Morphine vs. Methadone
    ... post. The reason I am making the switch to either Morphine , or Methadone is due to my previous experience with ... and careful consideration, I have decided to go with Morphine . There is still hope that I will not be forced to ... must consider, but at this juncture I believe that Morphine is the best option. Up to this point, my PCP has...
    ... SteelTown, I have used OC, methadone and morphine . I am currently using MS Contin (morphine). It works ... I believe you made a wise decision to go with the morphine for now, for exactly the right reason. It is, indeed...
    ... One of the primary factors that led me to choose Morphine was the fear of overdosing during the titration period ... were enough to make me come to the conclusion that Morphine was the right direction in which to proceed. I...

  17. Am I losing it....or was it a med hallucination??
    ... you have severe acute pancreatitis, they cannot use Morphine or Dilaudid because it can make the pancreas contract...

  18. Todays Doctor Appt
    ... considering I have had life threatening reactions to morphine and dillaudid. He wants to make the best move since...
    ... the better. May I ask what your reactions were to morphine and dilaudid? steve...
    ... Years ago, I had such a severe reaction to morphine that I spent 72 hours in the intensive care unit....

  19. Question on whether to change meds?
    ... was on Endodon didnt do much for me.PM Dr. gave me morphine and darvacets.I seem to have no problems with darvacets ... so far but dont like the morphine much Im very afraid to take them I watch that program...
    ... no problems with darvacets so far but dont like the morphine much Im very afraid to take them I watch that program...

  20. PAIN FREE for ONCE(fenanyl patch maybe ? )
    ... of the strongest pain meds available, stronger than morphine , hydrocodone, and oxycodone. In fact the 12mg fentanyl...
    ... nauseas at first (*as I normally do with given IV Morphine for surgery ), but maybe because I did have a high...

  21. need med help
    ... option for you. Like oxycontin or something in the morphine family would be a better medication. Norco has tylenol...

  22. Is there an order for meds to be used?
    ... Ibuprofen then codeine then Valium then ultram then morphine .... I have been on so many and allergic to opioids...

  23. Stopping Avinza
    ... thought that I was going to my grave dependent on morphine or that I would have to rely on someone else to give ... daily Avinza...so frightening! I have experienced morphine withdrawal symptoms when I forgot my Avinza when I...
    ... support / advice. As you know, Avinza is 24 hr morphine . I don't suspect it really matters much which long...

  24. What do you think about NORCO?
    ... and got help for severe pain? I was on Percocet, Morphine , Fentanyl patch, Deiludin (sp), Oxy as LA and Oxycodone...
    ... with strong narcotics than it takes with meds like morphine or oxycodone. Patients on 600mg of morphine could ... needed no BT meds at all. But I was given liquid morphine just in case. On the very rare occasion that I needed ... the morphine it worked very well. steve...
    ... @ this point. The only other choice would be a morphine type product, which could be a good option. Ex...
    ... receptors. If it blocked heroin it would also block morphine , which it does not. Heroin and morphine are active ... obstruction, I was continued on my methadone and was given morphine for the added acute pain from the bowel blockage ... - and the morphine worked just fine against the pain. If it had been ... cover the extra pain. In the UK heroin (diacetyl morphine ) is used for pain, especially in hospitals. And, ... like in the states with morphine , they will give heroin to methadone patients and it ... the mu receptor, kick out the full agonists (like morphine and heroin), and hang onto the mu receptor for dear...

  25. Effects of long term medication use.
    ... poster I knew on another board that was on 200 mg of morphine a day without any damage....

  26. Hi Friends!
    ... that will work this time. I would highly recommend morphine as we discussed in your last thread. OC is out of ... take the patch this time of year.....That leaves just Morphine or Methadone as options. I have switched to Morphine...

  27. sammyo1...
    ... wonders, I don't know what's in them but I think he said morphine I can't remember the pain pills distorte your mind...

  28. New medication...need information and advice
    ... lowest level patch, 12.5mcg, is equivalent to 45mg of morphine . Oxycodone is twice as strong as morphine, so 45mg ... of morphine is equal to about roughly 22mg of Oxycodone...Daily ... appropriate for those who are taking a range of 60-134mg of morphine (according to Jansssen). If he put you on the 25mcg...
    ... super potent, at least 100 times more potent than morphine . At your current level of narcotic use it is very...
    ... hospital previously with the only thing that helped being morphine drip. When I was released they put me on liquid morphine...
    ... consistency. Fentanyl (patch) is 100 x stronger than morphine . Oxycodone is 2 X stronger than Morphine. Thus,...
    ... research and you've discovered it's 100x powerful than morphine and ask if he/she is sure that such a big jump is...
    ... Are you telling me that something 75x stronger than morphine doesn't have a kick with it. I know this is a weird...
    ... went through a lot of different meds. I know one was morphine and I think methadone. Like I said I was out of it ... don't know. I do know that when I was taking the morphine , oxy's hydros's etc. I felt so doapy. I can't explain...
    ... Are you telling me that something 75x stronger than morphine doesn't have a kick with it. I know this is a weird...
    ... are all options....The first three you list are all morphine product and work well....They don't produce any "high ... " as oral morphine doesn't tend to excite the pathways. Oxycontin...

  29. I learned Less Medication is more....
    ... of fentanyl which is a thousand times as strong as morphine . Many of us could not live reasonably with 4 percocets...

  30. limited on what i can take
    ... painkillers. For when i have a severe flare up i have morphine . My consultant thinks i should take regular daily...

  31. what should i do if my doctor is unavailable and i cannot get my pain medication
    ... prescribe pain meds and i should think about having a morphine pump put in my back and sent me on my way. then the...
    ... to go to this other pain management doctor to get a morphine pump. said i was a good candidate for it as i will...
    ... said no because they do not do narcotics have to see morphine pump specialist who says they have to review records...
    ... who said for me to go to the paint management for a morphine inplant said he could not read his writing and they...

  32. Pain Update
    ... have had several life threatening allergic reactions ( morphine , dillaudid, and neurotin) and being 4 hours away from...

  33. Going to try meds 3 times aday - can you advise on the way to split them
    ... the levels in you system. I am curently taking Morphine sulfate 30 mg So I usually take it first thing...

  34. Neuro Appt. was not the outcome I expected! More waiting, but in my best interest.
    ... other post about the meds you take. Do you find the morphine to be less sedating than the Percocet? I am just trying...
    ... pain. But just the same here we go. I take the morphine sulfate and I really don't have any sedation at all...

  35. Spinal Cord Stimulator Recovery
    ... two. I wanted something strong, like percocets or morphine .... I don't know what's good for that or what would...

  36. How much difference does brand name make in control given the same dose
    ... another drug as my doc offered to change me to either morphine or methadone. I was able to get a lot of good info...

  37. needing to ramble
    ... thank god my dad id also a cper...my mom is om liquid morphine , methdone, fyntnal patches , xanax , and some other...

  38. Update On POP an feedback about a mistake my MOM made?
    ... to my POP?He is at hospital an they are giving him morphine an have relieved his pain.My brother talked to the...

  39. pain control
    ... can I take stadol ns instead of morphine ? Or will I go into withdraw...

  40. Help!! I freaking out about prescription costs and going to be broke in 2 months!!!
    ... 90 pills a month costs something like $70.00 The Morphine Sulphate 30 mgs 3 xdaily or 90 a month costs $125...

  41. RX changed from oxy to opana
    ... oxycontin either....made me deathly sick. I am now on morphine sulphate which seems to be doing ok so far. Good...
    ... med like: [SIZE="3"]Kadian or Avinza [/SIZE](both morphine based) [SIZE="3"]Methadone[/SIZE] [SIZE="3"] ...

  42. my girlfriends throwing up blood.
    ... girlfriend took two pills which I believe are 100 mg morphine . she also had a little to drink. She woke up this...
    ... Fabby PS~ Are you not sure they were 100 mg morphine or is she not sure? You need to be aware there are...
    ... irresponsible thing to do given she took (2) 100 mgs of morphine and mixed it with alchol. was she trying to catch...

  43. TODAY is my Dr' apt.
    ... me or what to put me on. I mentioned methadone, and morphine and he does not no how to dose it and said meth is...

  44. Home again...questions about meds..
    ... I was 9 days in a hospital; first 5 days I was on Morphine IV and than oral meds. I had no problem with meds...

  45. FDA actavis recall roxicodone
    ... I was prescribed the Ethex generic for MS Contin ( morphine ), and it wasn't all that great, but I put up with ... process containing possibly twice the proper amount of morphine . Then, during the last 4-6 weeks the same thing happened...

  46. what would cause my bones in my legs to hurt
    ... times it is up in my hip area too. I am currently on Morphine 30mg BID and vicodin for break through pain and I...

  47. is oxycodone stronger than meprozine
    ... alkaloid of opium. Oxycodone is about 50% stronger than morphine . Demerol is about one-half to one-third as potent ... as morphine , so oxycodone is clearly the stronger of the two meds ... these meds differently. I greatly prefer demerol to morphine when recovering from surgery, others prefer something...
    ... meperidine is fine, for more than that, oxycodone, morphine , hydromorphone etc are generaly prefered....
    ... Look at me - for me, IM demerol works better than IM morphine , even though the demerol is weaker. Yet, when it ... comes to CP meds, I use oral morphine and it is better for me that way. I've tried oral...

  48. New to the board, need some advice!!
    ... prescribes this for me to offset the sedating effects of morphine . Here, this is a Schedule II drug and requires more...

  49. Izzy Surfaces!!!
    ... letting me try it. I am really not wanting to try morphine or methadone. Not at all. Id go back to the patch...
    ... the heart. I think you should try one of the LA morphine products...Avinza, Kadian, or MsContin. It's a totally ... if you use me as a barometer, you can see how much morphine it's taking me to get it right. Thus, your Hydro ... let me know. If I were you, I'd start with 30mg of morphine (lowest dose) and work up from there....Whether it ... have, it says each 12.5 patch is equal to 45mg of morphine daily. Just as an fyi, the strengths are: Avinza ... do anywhere near what it once did. If I can get my morphine dose dialed in, I won't go back (to the patch)... ... it was the best he's ever tried. But, he's on a LA morphine product now, I believe. Hope this helps some, and...
    ... the heart. I think you should try one of the LA morphine products...Avinza, Kadian, or MsContin. It's a totally ... if you use me as a barometer, you can see how much morphine it's taking me to get it right. Thus, your Hydro ... me know. If I were you, I'd start with 30mg of morphine (lowest dose) and work up from there....Whether it ... have, it says each 12.5 patch is equal to 45mg of morphine daily. Just as an fyi, the strengths are: Avinza ... do anywhere near what it once did. If I can get my morphine dose dialed in, I won't go back (to the patch)... ... it was the best he's ever tried. But, he's on a LA morphine product now, I believe. Hope this helps some, and...

  50. Feeling really really bad today, had to call PM..please read
    ... bedroom where I keep my meds. I took my regualr LA Morphine Sulfate and 2 of the percocet 10/325's and of course...

  51. Doctor Duh !
    ... hours.. I even told him about the time he offered me morphine 30 MG for pain and I refused it because I didn't want ... this guy gets back spasms and the Dr. gives him 60MG Morphine and Norco,, Now remember I do not want morphine.....
    ... her about the time that Dr. had me on oxycodone / Morphine and just up and left the area.. She looked at my charts...

  52. 2nd try - alternative to patch HELP PLEASE
    ... I have recently switched from the patch to LA morphine .....Specifically, Avinza. I started @ 60mg and was ... longer acting than Oxy. Other alternatives in the morphine line would be MsContin (8-12 hr or 2-3 times per day...
    ... conservative), he says Methadone is 6 times stronger than Morphine .....The patch is 2 X. So, for every 10mg of Methadone ... , you need 60mg of morphine . For each 12.5 of the patch (lowest dose), you need ... 25mg of morphine . Again, his chart is very conservative. Modern charts ... found @ various places suggest morphine isn't nearly as potent, especially in relation to ... Just by the patch alone, you should need 100mg of morphine . The 60mg (30 x Am + Pm) is way under dosed. I think ... patch can take 7-10 days to stabilize, but not LA morphine . What has prompted your Doc to switch you? Also...
    ... conservative), he says Methadone is 6 times stronger than Morphine .....The patch is 2 X. So, for every 10mg of Methadone ... , you need 60mg of morphine . For each 12.5 of the patch (lowest dose), you need ... 25mg of morphine . Again, his chart is very conservative. Modern charts ... found @ various places suggest morphine isn't nearly as potent, especially in relation to ... Just by the patch alone, you should need 100mg of morphine . The 60mg (30 x Am + Pm) is way under dosed. I think ... patch can take 7-10 days to stabilize, but not LA morphine . What has prompted your Doc to switch you? Also...

  53. I am so bummed!
    ... not working as well. I saw MS Contin on the list, morphine , and methadone, but I am nervous about switching ...
    ... make you switch. If so, I would go to one of the morphine products. MsContin has generics and is very affordable...

  54. Questions About My Upcoming Med Changes
    ... cmpgirl, Hey there! I take 30mgs of morphine sulphate 3x a day so I can't help you on that one...

  55. Update on today's PM appointment - changing title
    ... severe osteoporosis (sp) and is in the hospial on morphine , age 65 because her spine has just crumbled. They...

  56. Aussie - Qn about brands in Aust
    ... LA oxycodone, there is MS Contin and Kapanol with morphine , and good old Physeptone. Also the fentanyl and buprenorphi...
    ... say a 40 and a 20, oe 2 40's at the same time morphine goes upto 200mg capsules Another breakthrough med...
    ... pethidene right? Peth works much better for me than morphine - morphine lowers my bp and resp depression. I really...
    ... hydromorphone, very potend stuff, probbaly stronger than morphine . Ask the doc if he can prescribe you the 20mg Oxynorm...
    ... people who were in severe pain, as an alternative to a morphine injection. It is apparently quite safe, and it...

  57. Pain & v lonely, why do we feel so isolated from world when it hurts
    ... ok now. I wish it was that easy. I'm scared as my morphine levels are going up and up. Wish the boards could...
    ... for you, sorry theres nothing I can do.... If the morphine isnt helping, try taking a 25mg Phenergan with your ... breakthrough dose of morphine ... it will give it some extra potency, and the sedative...

  58. Would someone care to give me views on 3 PM questions on the New Patient Form?
    ... 2 be careful as well, I've been accused of being a morphine addict loads of times! I hope it goes well 4 u, TC...

  59. Kadian 20 mg.......
    ... I was in the hospital, they gave me large doses of morphine via IV evry 3-4 hrs for acute pain....I am not sure...

  60. anyone hear about the oxycodone recall????
    ... There was a morphine sulfate recall 60 mg. and I posted a thread yesterday...
    ... Srrry for the delay. It is Morphine Sulfate 60mg Ethex as someone stated and it was an...

  61. How about drinking alcohol while taking Avinza
    ... amounts can cause instant release of the days worth of morphine . My pharmacist said that one can't even use OTC cold...

  62. withdrawal vs 'what'
    ... the patch. My pain doc said we would consider LA morphine or methadone. Trouble is until recently, I really...
    ... time to adjust. I'm in the midst of changing to a morphine product right now....You need quite a bit to equal...

  63. Finally Off Of The Patch~
    ... a pain in the you know what. I'm now on Advinza ( Morphine ) once a day and it's ok....Just ok. The patch was ... either, that pretty much leaves you with Methadone or Morphine . So, you may want to give one or the other a try ... . I've been semi pleased with the morphine ....I need either a bigger dose 1X (Avinza) or a bigger...
    ... bearer of bad news. IMO, you need either a LA morphine product or methadone. An Oycodone product isn't going ... literature, each 12Mcg of patch is equal to 45Mg of morphine . You're right in that the hydro is nothing.. ... on the phone. Additionally, if he puts you on some morphine or methadone, it's a CII and you'll need an actual...
    ... working due to the heat." His only answer can be a morphine based product (Avinza, Kadian, or MsContin) or methadone ... . I wouldn't go in asking for morphine . Again....I'm sorry. Ex...

  64. Help Please!
    ... keep track of so much medication each month, although morphine and I have never eally gotten along very well. Most ... of my family are alergic to morphine anyway, so I wonder if that is why my body has alway...

  65. Opiod Resistant Really?!
    ... Stronger opoid analgesic (oxycodone, methadone, morphine ) Fentanyl patches (absorbed through the skin, so...
    ... ordered online. The pain meds such as oxycontin, morphine , fentanyl, etc. do not really touch nerve pain. It...
    ... Stronger opoid analgesic (oxycodone, methadone, morphine ) Fentanyl patches (absorbed through the skin, so...

  66. Anything stronger then Percocet (Oxycodone)
    ... try Other strong oral painkillers are dilaudid, morphine etc. You could try using Imitrex PLUS a pain killer...

  67. differance between oxycodone and hydrocodone
    ... strongest are codeine/tramadol dihydrocodeine/ethyl morphine hydrocodone oxycodone/morphine/hydromorphone ... said to be somewhat longer acting that hydrocodone, morphine etc, 6 hours vs 4... though users may dispute this...

  68. My Dr. is changing my LA meds...I have questions.
    ... you'll need. I recently switched from the patch to morphine and my Doc didn't do any weening....I just flipped...

  69. Pain due to endometriosis, back, Irritable bowel and bladder help
    ... My doc keeps saying its ok to keep increasing my morphine , I am keeping a pain diary but in so much pain haven ... painfiul after going to loo. Taking more and more morphine 40 mg 12 hrly + 20 mg 4 hrly + paracetamol, ibruprofen ... infect, doc says probable ibs or endo, keep taking morphine until upping levels until pain under control when...
    ... Diclofenac 75mg SR twice a day Increase the morphine to 100mg twice a day, or change to Oxycontin Add ... chlorpromazine (largactil) to your morphine ...
    ... mg better. Think docs may object to me doubling + morphine 40mg at moment, keeping pain diary so they can review...
    ... doubled up whenever eat anything. Docs suggest more morphine !! Really appreciate you taking the time to type all...
    ... pain releiving effect of its own, but if taken with morphine etc, it greatly increases the pain releiving effect...
    ... arwickshire. The bowel guys won't deal wih me until I'm off morphine as they say its a lot of the problem. True if I didn...

  70. Oxicontin - I have a question, please
    ... bigger number. I have recently switched to a morphine product from the patch. Because the patch availability ... downs" that I had on OC. I think Steve also takes a morphine based product....There are a couple of brands/formulas...

  71. mscontin dosages
    ... Welcome!!! There is no theoretical limit to morphine . The only real-world limiting factor is side effects...
    ... gievn up at an earlier dose I never would have known morphine could have evn worked and with less side effects than ... prescribing instructions for the particlar version of morphine I was taking "Kadian" suggested to calcuulate the...

  72. switching to methadone from ms contin
    ... to my conversion chart, if you are were on 200mg of morphine , I think you need 20mg per day. If 300mg per day...

  73. Is this even legal?!?!?! The nurse is making me crazy :(
    ... pharmacy board present if she destroys any out of date morphine etc....

  74. Switching meds
    ... talking to my PM doc and was offered either methadone or morphine . Frankly after dealing with all the jive stuff about...
    ... direction. I'm in the process of switching to morphine . I'm sure there will be some dose adjustments needed...

  75. Anyone tried Avinza?
    ... Hey Ex, I can't take Avinza myself, (Bad reaction to Morphine ) but I am seeing my PM next week and we will probably...
    ... 120mg in late afternoon.I also have low dosage of IR Morphine for breakthur. I have been on pain mrg. many years...
    ... they use a 3,3,1,0 chart.....Fent is 3, Oxy is a 3, Morphine is a 1, and Methadone is a 0. He was trying to explain ... means they consider fent and Oxy equal and both 2x of morphine . It was one of those times where the Doc is dead ... that showed each 12.5 patch is equivalent to 45mg of morphine ....But, he scoffed @ it and said it wasn't right....
    ... that it gave me the strength of coverage that the LA morphine did. The other problem that I had was that it made ... I was going through more BT meds than I did on the morphine . So it's back to the morphine for me.......
    ... that it gave me the strength of coverage that the LA morphine did. The other problem that I had was that it made ... I was going through more BT meds than I did on the morphine . So it's back to the morphine for me.... Thanks ... feedback. I'm a little confused however. Avinza is LA morphine . You say "it didn't give me the strength of coverage ... that the LA morphine did." What do you mean if you don't mind? Also ... I was going through more BT meds than I did on the morphine . So it's back to the morphine for me." Thanks...