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  1. End of my rope....calling all Methadone users
    ... until now, but I can tell you when I have been given morphine in the hospital, the nausea and illness was terrible...

  2. questions about intrathecal pain pump
    ... t go through withdrawal. They started at 2 mgs of morphine a day and after 16 adjustments and 6 months I was ... developing a grandular cyst from the less soluable morphine . In the case where your moving, it honestly sounds...
    ... have been miseerable. They started me at 2 mgs aof morphine a day and after 6 months I was at 12mgs. Then a few ... faster, Others have to try every med and titrate morphine dilaudid and then Fentanyl or suffentanyl. Not to...
    ... do you pay for the visit??? what is the cost of the morphine or the drug of choice??? please help me...
    ... a year because the port is larger so it hold more morphine . The cost for this where I live in Ohio is $80.00...

  3. Opinion Please. Avenza
    ... AVINZA capsules are a modified-release formulation of morphine sulfate indicated for once daily administration for ... medication containing alcohol because it causes all of the morphine in the tablet to be released into your body possibly ... experience with this and also how it differs from other LA morphine meds like Kadian. Brian...
    ... It is dosed every 24 hours. Most other long acting morphine formulas have the patient taking the med 2-3 times...

  4. I have a Question regarding oxy and fentanyl
    ... specific, with some testing for natural opiates like morphine , and others testing for the synthetics or semi-synthetics...

  5. BT Med Question
    ... the-clock dose. For instance, you take 240mg of morphine as your 24 hour med. And you take 15mg MSIR for BT...
    ... mid 90's), I've used many of the narcotic pain meds ( Morphine , Oxycodone, Dilaudid, Fentanyl, Hydrocodone, even...

  6. Very worried about a Sister Friend
    ... are prescribed short acting narcotics (oxycodone, morphine , dilaudid, hydrocodone, etc) for BT pain. One doesn...

  7. Question about Xanax, Ativan, etc...ever felt this way????
    ... sure don't want to deal with that again. Also, Morphine makes me feel cry-ee and agitated and restless and ... either, since I take Lortab daily, and it turns into Morphine in the bloodstream, right?? Anyone have adverse Morphine ... anxiety? After one surgery in 03, my doc had ordered Morphine after surgery after I specifically told him I couldn...

  8. what should I do?
    ... month count. They were over by 30 pills on their morphine . I take this particular one twice a day. Rather than ... standing order with them. So I went and counted my morphine pills for her. Sure enough, I was short 30 pills...

  9. please give me some advice....... struggling w/ pain (anti-opiod)
    ... the three major opium alkaloids (the other two being morphine and codeine). Both Subutex and Suboxone are outstanding ... but very, very different from full agonists like morphine and such. They have a very low ceiling effect, meaning...

  10. what kind of prescription pain killer might replace norco 10
    ... Avinza Kadian Those are sustained-release morphine , -Beth...

  11. Oxycodone scare for 3 years, feeling awful now, dizzy, lightheaded, foggy
    ... in 2007, March and April . . . Viral Meningitis. Morphine helped for a day . . . Then started to last only 15...
    ... any drugs. It is a valid pain medication just like morphine , oxycodone, fentanyl, you name it. And it is often...
    ... doeses either in the hospital or leaving from there Morphine MScontin Percocet Hydromorphone Dilauded Fent...

  12. What pain medicine can and can't be called in?
    ... the class II meds, oxycodone and above, IE demerol, morphine , percocet, ect, cannot be called in or have refills...

  13. Oh no!! Missed PM appointment today!!
    ... I thought it was odd that I was on my last day of Morphine . I called the PM Dr.s' office and asked them when...

  14. Please help with suggestions for a different pain med
    ... several LA drugs out there like Oxycontin, several Morphine , and Duregesic (Fentanyl) patches. My guess would...

  15. is generic Oxycontin still available, which generic works the best.
    ... but i wanted to make sure. I am switching from morphine to oxy but wanted to make sure generic was available...
    ... and than you were off all pain meds......are you off morphine now? I thought for sure you were trying methadone...

  16. persistant pain control
    ... MFJ, As far as a cheap BT med. Generic short acting morphine and dilaudid are both very cheap. You also need to...
    ... MFJ, As far as a cheap BT med. Generic short acting morphine and dilaudid are both very cheap. You also need to...

  17. Support needed
    ... diazepam and occasionally on a bad day take liquid morphine . My pain at it's worst is a 10 at best a 6. i also...
    ... strongest pain killer available here - the next one up is Morphine but I'm not sure you can drive or work on Morphine...
    ... be treated with long acting, or continuous forms of morphine , oxycodone or others. For those with nerve pain meds...

  18. can the pharmacy do this??
    ... Vicodin or Lortab) is a different story. But Percocet, Morphine , Oxycontin, etc...have different rules. I've lived...

  19. a better undstanding of the pain medicine
    ... strength of other opiates to the gold standard which is morphine . Morphine isn't the strongest med when you compare ... For example,, Oxycodone is 1.5 times sronger than morphine . Methadone is anywhere from 3-10 times more potent ... than morphine , hydromorphone is 3-7 times more potent, Oxymorphone ... is equiivelent to taking 300-400 mgs of Long acting morphine per day. It not really that one is better because ... per mg or micro gram, It will just take more mgs of morphine to equal the strength of a med it's weaker than. ... dose is equal to what. One person taking 150 mgs of morphine doesn't mean they are consuming more or less opiate ... because Oxy makes you feel good or energized where morphine is more sedating. If someone relates that good feeling...

  20. 3 level lumbar L3-S1 fusion advise
    ... pain for the rest of my life and as my meds (even Morphine ) doesnt work for me i am coming off all my meds slowly...

  21. Kinda good news
    ... medications, the only other thing I was allergic to was morphine . Weird. I guess we will be trying Lyrica or topomax...

  22. Over a decade with the same doctor now I have to change!
    ... have tried all the Oxycontins and harder drugs like Morphine but they whack me out and wont let me live a normal...

  23. dr giving placebos instead of real meds?
    ... the police, to report you didn't actually get the morphine or oxycodone you ordered from the internet. When...

  24. Lortab vs. ultram
    ... I take Ultram along with my MS Contin ( morphine ) and they are very good together. Think of the Ultram...

  25. Conversion Mistake? Help Please!
    ... bit high. First you convert your present Rx to morphine . 80mg of oxymorphone is roughly 560mg of morphine ... oxymorphone is roughly 7-10 times more potent than morphine ). 90mg of oxycodone is about 135mg morphine (oxycodone ... is around 50% stronger than morphine ). So that's about 695mg morphine daily. Then a conversion ... equinalgesic dose of methadone. For this amount of morphine equivalent, the ratio would probably run about 10...
    ... is when delivered IV. The IV conversion is 10:1 to morphine , but the oral conversion is only 3:1 due to poor bio...

  26. what is opioid-tolerant
    ... been taking at least 60mg per day, or equivalent, of morphine for a week or more. To be opioid-tolerant is to...
    ... intolerant. An example of this is when my doc put me on Morphine for my back pain and it make my back so bad. I was...

  27. Looks like surgery for me, nervous about pain control
    ... and I was amazed because he named of the PCA pum for morphine something for anxiety a muscle relaxer and ambiem...

  28. Is Mccontin Safe
    ... is just as safe as Avinza considering they are both morphine sulfate. I think the only difference is that the Avinza...

  29. Finally, some relief in sight!
    ... time, some, but nothing like I am with for instance morphine . I know everyone reacts differently, but I have...

  30. morphine addiction
    ... beleive from my point of view that you are addicted to morphine but your body is DEPENDANT on morphine.. BIG difference ... differently in everyones body and I myself have never taken morphine but all of its derivitives (spelling?). I have heard...
    ... are totally normal after your body got used to the morphine . It may take a bit longer to get over the feeling ... that you need to take the morphine to feel normal, as your body gets back to producing...
    ... especially with the mental obsession of craving the morphine then you really do need help. Maybe you could have...
    ... for every opiate, whether it's hydro or methadone or morphine . 2-3 weeks to get passed the intial withdrawal. Up ... can allways find another wiling to prescribe more morphine or any other med based simply on the size of the scar...

  31. Depressed, Hurting, Ready to throw in the towel!
    ... really strong narcotic, which is really similar to morphine , but I have heard of people who just don't get relief...

  32. is oxycontin and oxycodone the same thing
    ... most relevant for the production of narcotic meds is morphine , codeine and thebaine. By itself, thebaine can relieve ... Oxycodone has been found to be about 50% stronger than morphine milligram for milligram. Buprenorphine is also derived...
    ... dilaudid is thought to be 5-7 times stronger than morphine . Oxycodone is about 50% stronger than morphine. ... So 8mg of dilaudid might be equal to around 56mg of morphine , while 20mg of oxycodone is equal to about 30mg of ... morphine . But there's more to it. "OC-20" Oxycontin is 20mg...

  33. Why would PM doc not want to prescribe meds after my surgery????
    ... did not even touch my pain one bit. It seems that morphine does not really help me much either and it makes me...
    ... repair and old hernia that had caused my chronic pain. Morphine is so worthless to me, I list it as an allergy! : ... Kidding! Before I was opiate tolerant, they gave me morphine after a major surgery to repair a badly broken leg...
    ... and I had to go back to the percocet. I was gien morphine and dilaudid and that gave me hives and made me sick...
    ... pain management situation....your nausea from the morphine , the hives and itching from other meds, etc. Tell...

  34. Medications..
    ... the dosage of the oxy. Also, there is the whole morphine line of meds. Kadian I think its called. It is a slow ... release morphine that you can take along with your short acting pain...

  35. Morphine Question ??
    ... What does it mean when they say a medication is a morphine like opiod agonist? Does it contain morphine? If ... someone is allergic to morphine can they take this medication? Morphine-like just ... either natural, semi synthetic, or totally synthetic. Morphine and codeine are pure natural narcotics and are referred ... sedation, and the other side effects of pure agonists. Morphine is a pure agonist, along with similar opioids like ... another one of the many available. Sensitivity to morphine probably means that person will also have trouble...

  36. Pain Mgmt Update...oxycontin.......Methadone ???
    ... When I switched away from meth, I went to MS Contin ( morphine ). The switch was very easy with no problems. And ... if, at the appropriate time, he could switch you to morphine , slowly, keep you there for a few months (long enough ... meth out of your system), then wean you off of the morphine . Just a thought... steve...
    ... Steve, unfortunately, I am allergic to morphine as well as dillaudid. I will have to read up on the...
    ... Well since you are allergic to morphine you have limited choices. I really don't think that ... oxymorphone (OPANA ER). I think it might be a derivative of morphine so you might not be able to take it. The only other...
    ... that you need less BT meds. I too am allergic to morphine products, but the patch was great for me. You could...

  37. Kidney stones, medication
    ... mg so I could take less. Then Dr put me on Avinza ( morphine ex release tabs) 1 time a day and then take the other...

  38. Oxycontin/Morphine
    ... Oxycodone is about 50% stronger than Morphine milligram for milligram. So, 40mg oxycodone is equal ... to about 60mg morphine . The same holds true for their continuous release ... not see it quite this way. Some see oxycodone and morphine as equivalent. I take MS Contin as my around-the...
    ... your doc. If your pain score is higher when on the morphine your doc needs to know that. And it should be on...

  39. UPDATE...new pm doc appt. today
    ... better. He talked about the choices of the patch, morphine , etc...but then he just kind of left it at that.....

  40. Has anyone noticed a difference between the generic oxycontin and the brand version?
    ... for brand names to derive something like codeine or morphine , or, oxycodone, and for the generics, they use less...

  41. Oxycontin Question
    ... I am now on 30 mg of kadian which is some sort of morphine and its only taken once a day....
    ... I am now on 30 mg of kadian which is some sort of morphine and its only taken once a day. :) Just wanted...
    ... I am now on 30 mg of kadian which is some sort of morphine and its only taken once a day. Hi Yvette - Thanks...
    ... It is a pain med which is morphine based....

  42. Need Your Advice-emergency!!!!
    ... dependent, and the initial protocol was the same, e.g., morphine drip with a patient release system, for the first...

  43. Controlling pain AND anxiety
    ... really good medication, although I have never tried morphine before. Percocet worked for me for a while, but then...
    ... and in retrospect, I think I should have requested Morphine . It did nothing but make me itchy, make it very hard...
    ... Imitrex Injection’s for that pain. :) Morphine Don’t work la la land Oxycontin Va won’...

  44. i am allergic to codeine what pain medication can i take
    ... it. I am on Percocet, was on OxiCodone, Oxicotone, Morphine , and some otethers. YOu talk to your PM Dr and I...

  45. Need new pain meds, what?
    ... may need something long acting such as one of the morphine based (MS Contin, Kadian), Dilaudid, Oxycodone, Fentanyl...

  46. how long does methadone stay in your system?
    ... planning to switch to? I switched from methadone to morphine continuous release (MS Contin) and no detox was required...

  47. Too Much??
    ... such as the fentanyl patch, methadone, or one of the morphine based such as MSContin. This way it kind of resets...

  48. Got a Pain Doc Recommendation?
    ... of worry; last time I had surgery they kept me on Morphine pump for 5 days. At HSS they don't want you graggy...

  49. 19 year old with chronic back pain, advice greatly appreciated
    ... fentynal pain patch, Different and varying forms of Morphine , and of course oxycontin which we have already mentioned...
    ... the problem with medications. I get no relief from morphine , and I suffered horribly after surgeries because that ... give you in the hospital after surgery? If it was morphine or fentanyl, and it worked well and you tolerated...
    ... opiods work differently for these types of pain. ie: morphine may dull skeletal pain but have little affect on nerve ... off these things is nasty. im currently weaning off morphine ,percs and lyrica which helped but i felt like a zombie...
    ... Opana ER, and then the several different forms of Morphine (MS Contin, Kadian, Avinza). I am hesitant to try ... any of the Morphine based medications because the Dilaudid is so ineffective...
    ... i can tell you my experience with morphine although i have some screwy chemistry(allergic to ... experience may be different. when i was first scripted morphine i was exstatic and thought wow finally ill get relief ... . not so morphine in pill form is very different then morphine iv(like ... ailability is awful which means only a small % of swallowed morphine makes it to where it needs to go. if your in serious ... very high dose to get some relief. other problem with morphine for me was a didnt want to do a damn thing will just...
    ... he has put me on Kadian which is a time released morphine sulfate. He was shocked no one has suggested a long ... vicodin for break through pain. I havn't taken the morphine yet, I wanted to wait until the evening in case I ... out or vomit. I don't remember if you've tried morphine zach, or if it will even help me. .but so far I REALLY...
    ... just not sure how the rules work. I haven't tried morphine yet. I actually rally would've liked to try Kadian...
    ... he went through the five or six of them (Oxycontin, Morphine - Avinvza, Kadian, Methadone, and Duragesic(sp?),...

  50. Finding New PM Doc
    ... between 120 mgs of meth and 600 mgs of long acting morphine a day, which is now replaced by 6 mgs of IT dilaudid ... made for trying long acting versions of oxycodone, morphine , fentanyl patches or oxymorphone before going to a...

  51. Question about refills?
    ... i have been able to fill my percocet and morphine and my amphetamine perscriptions 3 days early with...

  52. Problems with oxycontin
    ... low, then work you up to the right dose. There is LA Morphine , Methadone, Fentanyl, Opana, and some I think I am...
    ... formulary offers, which is oxy, short and long acting, and morphine , short and the contin. Ultram is also there but for...

  53. Fentanyl affect any neurotransmitters
    ... killed you once. If you were replacing 60-90 mgs of BT morphine a day with an increase in fent, it would make sense...

  54. oxycodone vs ms cotin
    ... oxycodone a day[6 a day] Now your taking 30mg of morphine a day[2 aday] I know for me,morphine doesn't do a ... same opiod in percocet]ms. contin is time-released morphine . In my opinion,if your pain level was up when taking...
    ... mentioned, you have been switched from oxycodone to morphine - I'm not sure what the equal dosages would be when ... conversion....you may find that you get more relief with morphine than you did with the oxy. Everybody is different ... need to be weaned off the oxy while incresing the morphine . There is no reason that you should have to suffer...

  55. bullied by 3 Pain management doctors
    ... addict due to the swedish pain doc who was saying I was morphine in tolerantetc. and I hated him so I went elsewhere ... paralysed, get an infection, and go hunting for meds eg morphine ...... i am devestated dave I really am. They have...
    ... Hey Debs, Home injectables could be morphine , dilaudid, demerol or fentanyl although fent has such ... sirynges. My friend in Cananda uses preloaded sirynges of morphine to simply cut the ER out of the picture, He gives...

  56. Need Advice On Pain Med Change
    ... chose to go with the oxycontin because for some reson morphine based medications just dont work for me. The patches...

  57. Pain Meds Not Helping
    ... shock and have a near death experience when given morphine or any similar drug for pain. Those are the truly...

  58. New side effect, constipation
    ... I have tried: 2 Implants, both stimulation and a morphine pump, both of which had to come out because they eventually ... stopped working. The morphine pump caused an infection, which hospitalized me. ...

  59. Oxycodone ER
    ... severe back problems. I am allergic to dillaudid and morphine so I am very limited with pain medication. Can anyone...

  60. The lab test shows " Hydromorphone ( Dilaudid ) "
    ... not as efective. AS far as drugs in the same class, Morphine , Heroin and codeine are both in the same class of...

  61. Whats the next step up for OxyContin?
    ... mgs , to equate to a 100 patch or 2 100 patches with morphine , oxy, dilaudid, oxymorphone or methadone. LA morphine ... fact the 25 patch is equal to less than 80 mgs of morphine . If you need 150 mgs of meth you simply take 15 10 ... differently to different meds. I found relief with oral morphine or methadone. I titrated from a 50 mic patch up to ... and never got close to the relief I get from either morphine or methadone. I guess if you get to the point of ... needing thousands of mgs of oxy or morphine , the patch may be the way to go, but you need room...

  62. Pain management -- levels of narcotics
    ... prescribed oxycodone 20 mg 4 times a day and also msir ( morphine ) 30 mg 6 times a day. Yesterday when I went to pain...

  63. what is fentynal
    ... s a potent narcotic almost 100 times stronger than morphine . It was first used as an intravenous anesthetic. ...

  64. 1 30 mg ofavinza doesnt seem to work for me any clues?
    ... Morphine does not work for me at all. It just doesn't. It does ... This sounds like it may be the case for you. I had morphine long before chronic pain and tolerance after a surgery ... then! The nurses figured it out and told me to list morphine as an allergy, as it's useless treating pain in me...

  65. Doc switched me to Avinza-advice?
    ... very nervous to try a new type of med, particularly morphine based. It just feels, I don't know, sort of creepy...
    ... throughout the day. BTW, Avinza is a time released morphine capsule, designed to keep a constant level of morphine...
    ... Hi Lisa, Morphine is just the gold standard to which other opiates are ... compared in strength. Oxycodone is actually stronger than morphine . Most conversion will have oxycodone 50% to twice ... a 30 mgs of oxy a day you would need 45-60 mgs of morphine to obtain the same relief. Morphine is more sedating ... than oxy but that usually gets better. But because morphine is an opioid and oxy and hydro are synthetcis opiates ... s truly testing to see if you might be allergic to morphine or opioids. PM, CP and opiate use has caused many ... to be misinformed about every medication you take. Morphine is no more addicting or causes no more dependence ... equianelgesic tables on the net that will show him that morphine is not the strongest med there is. In fact, when it ... comes to class 11 pain meds, morphine is the weakest when you compare pain meds mg to mg...

  66. From Oxy to Opana
    ... side effects. Oxymorrphne is 10 times stronger than morphine when used IV but only 3 times stronger when taken...
    ... side effects. Oxymorrphne is 10 times stronger than morphine when used IV but only 3 times stronger when taken...

  67. very nervous about changing meds--need advice
    ... will prevent withdrawal. I bounced between meth and morphine for years based on insurance coverage. No taper just ... opiate. The fact is , had an addict been switched to morphine , it would prevent withdrawal just as well and discontinuing ... decade later. If they were to give heroin addicts morphine daily instead of heroin, the right dose of morphine...
    ... to repond. If hey took 100 people taking 400 mgs of morphine a day you would likely end up with a hundred diferent ... bucks a piece. The real question is why is long acting morphine so expensive. Their using the same technlogy long ... years. There is no explanation for the price of LA morphine other than supply and demand. They don't even need ... opium to make morphine anymore. It was synthasized in '79 and there is no ... longer a need to import opium to even create morphine or codeine. If they still had to import the stuff...
    ... rediclous. I bopped back and forth bewteen meth and morphine based on prescription insurance for years. I did cold...
    ... emotionally at all. I was much more alert while on morphine , but I fall in that space where you aren't elegable ... meth cold again and started at a dose of 2 mgs of morphine . After 6 months and 16 adjustments I was up to about ... not the right med for me. After titrating the morphine in the pump, they switched to dilaudid which took ... 37 bucks, a far cry from 1200 a month for oral LA morphine when I was taking 600 mgs of Kadian a day. Even generic ... LA morphine would have cost about 800 a month so it's cheaper...

  68. Emergency room FIASCO
    ... Rx's will cover an injury or illness that requires morphine or Dilaudid? Simply because there is a signed contract...

  69. help re first step to pump and clock meds for all opiates dave you spoke to me last y
    ... beviorist psych. the clinical director favours putting a morphine pump in. this would be the first in the country for...
    ... That should be covering your pain very well, plus the morphine your on should be helping you. Perhaps you need a...
    ... am just trying to get it down in a nut shell. The morphine pump is the last resort I have already had nerves ... and ketamine was average didnt like side effects, morphine , fentanyl patches were good but are too expensive...
    ... As far as the pump, although your doc thinks your morphine resistant, which is a crock, Oxycodone is in the same...

  70. Confused
    ... Endocet 5 mg-325 1 to 2 tab every 4 hours for pain Morphine 1 tablet every 12 hours Doesn't this seem like...
    ... percocet. I dont know what the milligrams are on the morphine he prescribed or what name brand he wrote you since...
    ... The morphine is 15 mg. I need to clarify with him why he would...
    ... of Endocet (which did nothing for me to help) and Morphine pump for 5 days in a hospital and patch at home for ... another 5 days. By law they not allowed to give you Morphine more than 5 days (depends on a dose of course). I ... could not take for longer. They usualy give you Morphine for a short period of time after the surgery. Seems...
    ... of acetaminophen, according to your listing. The morphine , of course, will probably provide a little more relief...

  71. Tolerance to current med Cant take the pain anymore!!!!!
    ... but if you don't want to try that, there are several Morphine choices, or the Duragesic patches. Good luck and...

  72. epidural question
    ... looking into more/differant drugs. They started with morphine and then methadone on top of my other stuff. Now I...

  73. Need advice on fentanyl withdrawal--HELP!
    ... ancreatitis wgich is excruciating when they took me off the morphine i couldnt eat cos of pain and i lost 30 kilos ......
    ... the patch and the last week of her life they added morphine for breakthrough. I think you should keep searching...

  74. has anyone had a morphine pump internal placement?
    ... this. Could it be that he's not reacting well to the morphine ? I know when I was in the begining process and having...

  75. morphine pump placement advice
    ... having this problem. It sounds like maybe you and the morphine aren't getting along and he may have to switch you ... have any problem like this at all. I started out on morphine and now have dilaudid in my pump....never have encountered...