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  1. Hi everyone.
    ... This has been true in my experience too. I have a morphine /bupivacaine pump now, but before that I was taking ... day. When I got the pump, I was weaned off the oral morphine and had no problems doing so. If I had been addicted...

  2. been living with rsd for 2 and half years now
    ... the dose, the dizzier you will become.:) You need Morphine . Plain and simple. I used to take 4 vicoden a day...

  3. any teens or newly diagnosed out there?
    ... right now im on zanaflex, morphine , fentanyl patches, phenagren, lidocaine patches, and...

  4. vision problems???MEDS????
    ... am not sure if its the Topomax 50mg 4 times a day morphine 60 mg 3 times a day, morphine 30 mg instant release...
    ... I've had vision problems since RSD, and I'm on morphine 60 mg. time 3 a day, Xanax x 3 aday, soma x 3 a day ... Go figure. My vision problems started before the morphine . I hope this helps. Have a Happy New Year. Skooze...

  5. i have an odd question
    ... was diagnosed with rsd in january and have been on morphine , lyrica, nuerotin, lexapro, fentynol, and mobic. but...

  6. Migration
    ... the time I was sixty? I would hope I would have a morphine pump by then. Or maybe research will have found a...
    ... remember if I told you that they changed my Roxicodone to Morphine Sulfate. I tell you that helps so much with the pain...
    ... Sorry about your spread. That stinks. I'm glad the morphine is helping you though. Is it the immediate release...

  7. Any One Have "Info" Morphine Pump ?
    ... ration is like 300 to 1 So if you took 300 mgs of morphine by mouth you would only need 1 mg with the pump. ...
    ... sending me to a Dr. tomorrow to talk about having a morphine pump implanted. My pain is more than I can handle...
    ... what I've learned. Mine consisted of one injection of morphine in my spinal area and then staying in the hospital...
    ... of us. She swears by it. She was on quite a bit of morphine before she had hers implanted. I don't remember how...

  8. Full recovery from RSD/ CRPS
    ... about every treatment out there except for a SCS or a morphine pump. I was on vicoden for the first 4 years and was ... with RSD and my life turned around. Also I was given morphine , which got me back into the living. Seeing a shrink...
    ... it full blown in both legs. I have all of the meds, morphine , Topomax muscle relaxers, Spinal cord stimulator and...

  9. spinal cord stimulators
    ... its to the point where vicodin, darvocet, and even morphine doesnt take the pain away. i have been taking the ... morphine since i was diagnosed. and my body has just gotten...

  10. RSD worse then ever....
    ... with all of the drugs and machines. I am currently on morphine , topomax, zanaflex and lexapro with xanax thrown in...

  11. Sure need help
    ... your allergic to codeine. Are you also allergic to morphine ? What kinda meds are you on may I ask? I'm sure there...

  12. Another Bad Day & the unfairness of it all
    ... CRPS and Blood Clot issues and after giving me some morphine (1st time ever) they ruled out the blood clots. ... bit of a headache which I am presuming is from the morphine . I am hoping it goes away soon as myself and a...

  13. I am confused,can anyone help give info on scs?
    ... not everyone has the same relief. I am on Norco 10, Morphine (anywhere from 40 to 100mg per day), Neuronten, baclofen ... for the pain patch fentanol Duragesic or if needed morphine pills they take the edge off..God bless... :)...

  14. Pain Pump Info
    ... my pump is I have bupivacaine in it along with the morphine and I believe this helps me more than the morphine...

  15. does anyone else get annoyed . . .
    ... dont know about you guys but i currently take alot of morphine with a laundry list of other meds and have never once...

  16. RFS testimonials please????
    ... t even try to remember :). Anyway, I've now had a morphine /bupivacaine pump for almost 6 years and it's helped ... area. I think the bupivacaine helps more than the morphine because it seems to help with the color and temp changes...

  17. What is Lyrica and is it better than Neurotin???
    ... highlighted the meds in it, It recommended extended release morphine for relieving the pain, with oxycodone for breaththru...

  18. Mental Effects of RSD
    ... only the meds play a part, I am on Nerontin, norco, morphine , baclophin, zanaflex,zyvox and lunesta as well as...

  19. I'm a newbie here, but not a newbie w/ RSD
    ... had hospital stays with an epidural catheter and a Morphine Pump on the outside. Nothing yet has been implanted...

  20. RSD Cure: I'm living proof.
    ... one nerve block to another, rounds of steroid shots, morphine caths, morphine pumps, and my next step was cutting...

  21. Has anyone been to Psychiatrist for R S D?
    ... The episodes last between 1-8hrs. :) I was given morphine sulphate 15mg to take every 8hrs. but this barely ... anything for the pain. This is when I trailed the Morphine pump by taking X-amount of morphine over a number...
    ... your organs as I'm on 60mg of MS contine which is morphine sulfate time release every twelve hours which doesn...

  22. CNN video link re: RSD and "coma therapy"
    ... begin building my body up to a high enough level of morphine . April 05 - I then returned to my Pain Care Specialist ... painful. The only thing I can do currently is take oral morphine and cry/scream through each episode until it is gone ... pain (none of them worked, except for large doses of morphine ) I trailed tested the morphine (Intrathecal Infusion ... – Sept 05 – I continued taking large doses of morphine to get my body used to it. Oct 6, 2005 - I had ... see my pain care specialist each month so that my morphine pump can be refilled. We have currently increased ... my dosage to over 50%. I am down to one oral morphine tablet a day. The goal is to eliminate all oral morphine...

  23. Ben
    ... used to be on vicoden 750's, 4 x a day. Now I'm on morphine , and she started me out on 10 mg x 3 a day and worked...

  24. Does RSD ever really get better, go away, disappear?
    ... are not enough to combat the pain. Until I started morphine , (MsCotin) I did not do well at all. The pain drove ... one who turned me on to her dr. who prescribed the morphine . I also rearched the STS machine, and my girlfriend ... get a pump that the meds bypas your liver. She has morphine too. I'm rambling whcih means I'm tired and my...

  25. Fentynol Patch...anyone familiar with
    ... horrible experience with it. First and foremost it is MORPHINE !!!!! According to the dr it is equilivant to 14 percocets ... . No! MORPHINE !!!!! It states so one the paper the drugstore gives...
    ... dizzy and such it may just be too strong. Its not only morphine but its a mix of meds like oxycontin, methadone, morphine...

  26. Even The Nurses Embarass Me!
    ... does not make me loopy or cause constipation like morphine can. I still have pain but I can tolerate the amount...

  27. Life with RSD, HOW?
    ... I have a pump that helps me tremendously. I have morphine and bupivacaine in it and the catheter is in the spinal...
    ... s and pop a perc(they are quicker acting than the morphine ) a soma, and a xanax with a cup of coffee. I can't...

  28. i'm letting it take over my life.....
    ... through them because the pain is unbearable. I had a morphine bupivacaine pump put in Oct 05, which has helped with...

  29. Dr. switched Effexor to Cymbalta, need feedback on Cymbalta
    ... Infusion Pump implant Nov 2005 till present – monthly morphine pump refills as well as medication therapy Electric...

  30. What is life like with RSD??
    ... little bit better by adjusting my meds and implanting a morphine pump. This is where I am at today along with 24/7...

  31. Advice on Getting Social Security when you have RSD...HELP!!
    ... breakthru meds. I've never tried hydramorophone. Is that morphine and vicoden combined? Maybe that's your breakthru...

  32. Just need to VENT - HELP
    ... Infusion Pump implant Nov 2005 till present – monthly morphine pump refills as well as medication therapy. I use...
    ... last year and I have a spinal cord stimulator & a morphine pump. When I have the RSD organ attacks they are...

  33. New to this forum!
    ... go. I think the bupivacaine helps me more than the morphine . It helps with pain, color and temp changes. My leg...

  34. New to the board
    ... every 4 to 6 hours. The doctor just changed it to morphine sulphate 30 mg. every 12 hrs. it does not seem to...
    ... also 35 and have had RSD for 20 years. I now use a morphine /bupivacaine pump, but before that I also took what ... you're taking... morphine sulphate....I'm assuming yours is M.S. Contin since...
    ... so tired of this, all I do is just stay at home on morphine . I was thinking I was going get some of my life back...
    ... for lyrica. I hope this will let me cut back on the morphine . I was told it will take 12 months to get a hearing...

  35. recently diganoised with RSD HELP
    ... There is the SCS, Spinal Cord Stimulator and the Morphine Pump. These two things are usually options looked...

  36. botox gone bad
    ... you on some better pain meds. :) Have they tried morphine yet? That's waht managed my pain the best. I'm on...

  37. taking pain meds = not sleeping anyone????
    ... gave me a choice between the duragesic patch or a morphine pill. i dont know what the pill would have been called ... , or in fact quite honestly, if it was a morphine pill, but i am so sick of pills. i was at such a...
    ... that if this would be replacing your durgesic the morphine type of pill would be ms contin,similar to oxycontin...
    ... meds and how soon after eating for a week or 2. With morphine , you have to eat. But with others the med could be ... is right for you. I'm like Marcia though, and the morphine got me out of bed and back into the living. I started ... point. So if the patch doesn't work after time try the morphine . And girl you gotta eat better then cereal and yogurt...

  38. I'd like to introduce myself.
    ... RSD going into remission. Now I have a pump that has morphine and bupivacaine in it which has helped me so much...

  39. New here, RSD in Right Leg, and pregnant.
    ... lasting than the epidural they gave her a 24 hour morphine in that space as well, for her c-section. She has...

  40. Has anyone had a Medical Case Manager??
    ... especially if I need a procedure done, which will be a morphine pump, I tried injections, spinal cord stimulator and...

  41. returning to work with r.s.d.
    ... very painful) The only thing I can do is take oral morphine and cry/scream through each episode until it is gone ... pain (none of them worked, except for large doses of morphine ) I trailed tested the morphine (Intrathecal Infusion ... – Sept 05 – I continued taking large doses of morphine to get my body used to it. Oct 6, 2005 - I had the ... see my pain care specialist each month so that my morphine pump can be refilled. We have currently increased ... my dosage to over 50%. I am down to one oral morphine tablet a day. The goal is to eliminate all oral morphine...

  42. Surgery & RSD
    ... Demerol and Tylenol #3. I have also been on Gabapentin, Morphine , Dilaudid, and Oxycontin to name a few. Nothing stops...

  43. Just diagnosed....
    ... was on 600mgs of MS Contin for years until I got my morphine pump. The morphine pump sends the meds directly to...
    ... Stamatos, MD. I don't see him often though. I have a morphine pump and his nurse practitioner who I love fills it...
    ... Stamatos, MD. I don't see him often though. I have a morphine pump and his nurse practitioner who I love fills it...

  44. Ben and the stim
    ... drugs. Heck the best part of the surgery was the Morphine and .......Percocet. Why so much Percocet? Anyway...
    ... Perc's--PERK you up is my motto. Between those and morphine , and soma, I would never get throught the day. The...

  45. Thankful to find this board.
    ... very well for a long time. I was on major amounts of morphine and very depressed and wasn't living a life at all...
    ... Sharon, So when I was offered the morphine pump about 5 years ago from a PM doctor in Jericho...
    ... two differenty things, the pump I was offered was a morphine drip that they were just starting that basically as ... explained released morphine into your body and would numb out the nerves. (as ... tube that was attached under the skin that pumped morphine into your body. I am very familiar with Syosset...

  46. my doc thinks central cord syndrome, not rsd
    ... bugger. It just hurts, and that's why God created morphine . My daughter asked me today which hurt more, having...

  47. Has anyone ever had a day like mine?
    ... regulated my eating and sleeping habits, That and the morphine . What is robaxxin? The other 2 drugs I've heard of...

  48. Does anyone know...
    ... love the pump and I totally recommend it. Besides morphine , I have bupivacaine in it which I think helps more ... than the morphine because it's a numbing med and helps with pain, color...

  49. Attn sharon and Skooze...need info on Neuro Stim
    ... my implant will help me decrease my high levels of morphine that is causing havoc on me daily! Good luck and...

  50. GINGER L.C. My Story {R.S.D.}
    ... have a Spinal Cord Stimulator in my lower back and a morphine (Intrathecal Infusion) pump in my stomach. I can ... wheelchair. Currently my doctor has me on Neurotin, Morphine tabs, Flexeril, Effexor XR, and Imitrex for my migraine...
    ... you something else to replace this horrible drug? Morphine I hope. I'm glad that they are finally seeing...

  51. Can you all PLEASE answer these questions?
    ... day/etc) [list] [*]Avinza (24-hr extended release morphine ) 30 mgs once daily [*]Flexaril 10 mgs twice daily...

  52. Spinal Cord Stimulator vs. Intrathecal Infusion Pump
    ... Hi and welcome to the board. I've had my morphine /bupivacaine pump for almost 5 years and love it. It ... I think the bupivacaine in it helps more than the morphine because it helps with temp/color changes and pain...
    ... Infusion Pump put in last October to help distribute morphine throughout my body because my RSD had become systemic ... pump can be setup so that bolis injections (extra- morphine ) can be sent through the bloodstream at certain times...
    ... for an intrathecal pump with bupivicaine and some morphine or an equivalent. I really appreciate you looking...
    ... very painful) The only thing I can do is take oral morphine and rock through the pain episode until it is gone ... pain (none of them worked, except for large doses of morphine ) I trialed tested the morphine (Intrathecal Infusion...

  53. new and confused
    ... I'm on 180 mg of MSCotin a day (extended release morphine ), 5 percocets for breakthrough pain, 3 soma, 3 xanax...

  54. Implant experiences
    ... Lori, I've had RSD for 20 years and have had a morphine /bupivacaine pump in for 5. It has helped me so much ... a lot. I think the bupivacaine helps more than the morphine because it seems to help with some burning and the...

  55. IS RSD Spreading in most CASES?
    ... area. I've also had them in my middle back. I had a morphine pump implanted so it helps some but as you know, nothing...

  56. TENS treatments
    ... got worse or better, but it is stable. That with my morphine , gets me thru the day.. :) I guess we gotta do what...
    ... works. and pray a whole lot. prayer, duragesic, and morphine get me thru the day. i am trying so hard to have...
    ... blow them away. I'm glad that you at least have the morphine and patches. Which I just remembered-- I started the...

  57. Has anyone been on fentanyl?
    ... several years on it. I am also on statex (quick-acting morphine ) 10mg for breakthrough, 105 mg morphine slow-release...

  58. Stimulator Implant
    ... then I woke up in the recovery room. I was given morphine for pain. The representative from the company that...

  59. fentanyl (duragesic) problems; Please read...
    ... live alone--was bad. That stuff is stronger than Morphine I do know that much. I am amazed there is a doc'...

  60. "Golden Ticket" for ER pain meds
    ... so he actually offered to admit me so I could get a morphine PCA. As tempting as that was, I decided to try IV...

  61. Questions on SCS/WC Settlement
    ... so I won't have to go as often as I do now. I have morphine and bupivacaine in my pump. I think that the bupivacaine ... like novicaine or marcaine) helps me more than the morphine does. It helps with color and temp changes as well ... Contin and very depressed. From what I have learned, morphine can cause depression. I didn't realize how depressed ... to become myself, but I was taking a large does of morphine for many years before I got the pump so I think that...
    ... pump. I didn't realize that Sharon was on 600 mg. of morphine a day :) I'm on 180 mg, but I now am starting to taper ... Now from what I know, Oxycotin and MScotin are both morphine . Some how Oxycotin has a bad rep because it is called...
    ... one in the USA, but it's 100 times more potent than morphine without the narcotic dependency or side effects. I...

  62. Pain Mgmt clinic?
    ... who intro'ed me to her pain dr. and she put me on Morphine slowly increasing the doses, along with soma, zanax ... and percs for breakthrough. What a difference the morphine made. It can play havoic on your bowels, but if you...

  63. Thank You
    ... one child if we can. I was doing really well with my morphine pump so the doctors cleared me to try and get pregnant ... trying to work with what we've got. I do have morphine and buviccane (spelling) in my pump. We will see what...
    ... management doctor today and he increased my daily dosage of morphine to 2.866. He did suggest that the numbness migh be ... medicine levels decreased and possibly shut off the morphine pump. There is also a possibility that I might have...

  64. Increasing Symptoms
    ... husbands. I was wondering if anyone has both a SCS and morphine pump. My RSD has broken through the comfort of my ... morphine pump and my SCS alone no longer helps the pain. I ... am having an increase of dosage for my morphine pump on Friday with the doctor. Also has anyone had...
    ... accident. He progressed from my state now, pre SCS and morphine pump to SCS and morphine pump, and much more meds...
    ... Hi Debbie, Is anything else in your pump besides morphine ? I have morphine and bupicacaine in mine and the bupivacain...

  65. Skooze, need help with VIt.'s I just got!
    ... but some time this is sssssoooo HARD. THANK GOD FOR MORPHINE . :) IT'S FUNNY THAT SANSY HAS THE OPPOSITE PROBLEMS...

  66. Something to beware of with Lyrica
    ... havent had any issues with. I was on methadone and morphine as well...and yet again...side affects did me in ...
    ... acting, then after it kicks in and I eat, I take the morphine 3 times a day. The Noni juice you can buy at Kmart...

  67. Need a bit of help!
    ... any further. The next step would have been for the Morphine pump! Not for me at that or this time...I don't think...
    ... bumps that hurt to touch. My doctor had to adjust my morphine . And about 2 weeks later I started to slowly move...

  68. Very Fustrated!!! Any advice appreciated.
    ... upon rising, (they are quick acting pain relief vs. morphine which is extended release), in a 1/2 hour to hour ... could move enough to eat and function and take the morphine . Does this make sense? Hope this helps all. ((((...

  69. Question about pumps
    ... Hey, gang-- About these pumps that make the morphine bypass your brain....Do you know if they can be used...

  70. I'm new-- Can you give feedback?
    ... severe pain-- so severe the hospital overdosed me on morphine , although they never repeated the surgical block. ... treated by a nice pain doc for about a year now. Using morphine , klonapin, and some anti-inflammatories. Morphine...
    ... got rid of the depression that came with the oral morphine I was taking. It's not a cure, but it helps a lot...
    ... Sharon---- Wait! There's depression with morphine ???? Can it come on gradually? I have been increasingly ... depressed over the last 3 months. Been taking morphine about 1 to 1 and a half years. Thought I tolerated ... be naive-- I don't know what it is.....Do you mean morphine pump? If so, why are the side-effects different?...
    ... close as a family. About your meds, I've been on morphine for 1 1/2 years, 60 mg x3 a day, and I'm not depresssed...
    ... Hi Fairchild, Morphine can cause depression. The reason I don't get symptoms ... with morphine in my pump is that the meds in the pump go to the ... and bypasses the system so no side-effects. I have morphine and bupivacaine in my pump. I think the bupivacaine ... helps more than the morphine . It is similar to novicaine or marcaine and a numbing...

  71. Please I need some answers quick
    ... going to take her off of the methadone and put her on morphine . They are already supposedly removing her from the...

  72. scs what to expect??
    ... I can only give you my experience related to a Morphine Pump. The reason I am writing my experience here is ... gave me the choice of a Spinal Cord Stimulator or a Morphine Pump. I chose the Morphine Pump because I relied ... with the two; he had more positive results with a Morphine Pump. Now, having said this both involve implanting...

  73. More Pain Than Usual!
    ... whole new person. I'm still looking to get off the morphine , and I'm looking into a SCS. These drugs after prolonged...

  74. HELP! RSD & Dental Pain (myofacial?)
    ... percocets, which did nothing, and I'm on 180 mg. of morphine . The dentist only gave me an anti-inflamatory. When...
    ... percocets, which did nothing, and I'm on 180 mg. of morphine . The dentist only gave me an anti-inflamatory. When...

  75. CRPS - Is Pain Doctor able to DX?
    ... Now my MD's treatment is a trip to ER for the ole' Morphine Injection. I have seen 5 Neuro's, Rheumy, Endocrin...