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  1. dyhydrocodiene?? 5th April 2004
    ... thank you for your comment to me on the methadone vs morphine thread. I'd like to ask you where you get your drug...

  2. From Oxycontin to MS Contin 3rd April 2004
    ... twice a day to the generic form of MS Contin, called Morphine SR. This is purely to comply with my insurance to...
    ... insurance going "strictly generic" and am now on the morphine sulfate. It can be done with no problems if converted...
    ... Hi Pblue, The most common conversion from Oxy to morphine is 1:1.5 meaning oxy 1.5 times stronger. Docs tend ... to make adjustments would be 130mgs of generic LA morphine 3 times a day, You may need to add 30-60 mgs to each ... conversion to prevent any withdrawal would 160mgs of morphine 3 times day. If that doesn't manage your pain, they ... make a 200mg generic morphine tablet. 200X3 should certainly do it. You would most ... likely feel much more sedated on morphine initially so give it time at the beginning and at ... sedation does wear off, My head was very clear on morphine . Go figure. . Morphine just causes more sedation where ... won't get relief unless you are given X amount of morphine . Some conversions are 1:1 and some 1:1.5, So you will...
    ... who replied. I finally called the manufacturer of Morphine SR (Purdue Pharma) and they faxed me a very helpful ... sheet on Oxycontin and Morphine SR conversion. Your answers were "right on" and as...
    ... Thanks very much for your reply re:Oxycontin to Morphine SR. I finally got a similar answer by contacting the...
    ... Hi PB and Criztene, The resaon why OxyC and morphine act diferently is that they act on different receptors ... Oxy is a pro drug in the Keto opioid class where Morphine is an Opium alkaloy more similar to Heroin and codeine ... untill 1979 you actually had to have opium to make morphine untill they discovered how to synthesize it. Oxycodone...
    ... Hi PB and Criztene, The resaon why OxyC and morphine act diferently is that they act on different receptors ... Oxy is a pro drug in the Keto opioid class where Morphine is an Opium alkaloy more similar to Heroin and codeine ... untill 1979 you actually had to have opium to make morphine untill they discovered how to synthesize it. Oxycodone...

  3. Hi Shore, old Friend. Questions, Please?? 3rd April 2004
    ... impasse for over a year now. It happened after I had the morphine pump removed due to extreme pain and hematomas, etc...

  4. Shoreline - Hyperalgesia 2nd April 2004
    ... pills. Like fentanyl, however, it is more potent than morphine and is associated with fewer adverse effects. A sustained...

  5. Shoreline - Additional Pain med questions 2nd April 2004
    ... accommadate to those side effects. After 4 years on meth, morphine , and trying duragesic and oxyC, Trust me, there is...

  6. Methadone and Testosterone(E.D.) 2nd April 2004
    ... orginization that believes in your theory that LA morphine screams abuse me, or that meth negates other opiate ... to talk to me and tell me to abuse it, I've used morphine as a BT med or a base for at least 3 years, Perhaps...

  7. need advice 2nd April 2004
    ... s not comfy with OxyContin why not one of the LA n morphine products. You likely already have some degree of ... won't deviate from BID dosing of OxyContin, the LA morphine products are designed for 3 times a day or the longer...

  8. Shore.... so what you're telling me 31st March 2004
    ... drug screen which is only designed to detect heroin, morphine or codeine analogs. I would bet my PM for the rest ... the test. The drug test we have now only detect Morphine , Heroin and codeine. That's why you tested negative...

  9. morphine vs. methadone 31st March 2004
    ... Big difference. Methadone is an opiate antagonist, morphine is not. Thats why if you take Methadone and then take ... loratab or oxy ir or whatever you will not get "buzzed" Morphine is a drug that says abuse me for many people even ... with the best of intentions. Morphine is not for chronic pain to be taken every day. However ... wait until you detox from Methadone. Compared to Morphine detox which is a walk in the park Methadone is several...
    ... opiate with the same opiate receptor binding ability as Morphine . An antagonist means that the drug blocks opiate receptors ... no how. The problem with switching from Meth to morphine is that meth binds to the NMDA receptor which other ... from meth any longer, The transition from meth to morphine can be bumpy unless he slowly decreases the meth as ... he adds in the morphine . When I switched from meth to kadian I did experience ... Differential meaning, meth acts differently than morphine but not in an antagonist way. My head was clearer ... on morphine but everyone responds differently. You can look ... between an antagonist and a pure agonist. The idea that morphine is not for chronic pain and only short acting meds ... switching away from meth, But all the other crap, like morphine screaming abuse me, believe it or not, there are people ... effectively while taking meth. When I switched to LA morphine , once titrated, I never needed an increase or abused ... theory, I stuck my ear to the side of a bottle of morphine , but I couldn't hear any screaming?? ......... ... to an order by Hitler to develop an alternative to morphine , which was in short supply at the end of World War ... analgesic properties were not expected. Despite the morphine shortage, methadone was not used as an analgesic until...
    ... can't be sleeping all day. So my dr wants to try morphine 15 mgs 3 times a day. So far It's been helping and ... "buzz" the methadone gave me more of one then the morphine . I'd rather just not be in pain. oh yeah, and i...
    ... 120 mgs spread over 24 hours is a minimal dose of morphine . 120mgs of Kadian or Avinza is roughly the same as ... taking 20 mgs of morphine every 4 hours, no stronger than taking 15mgs of roxicodone...

  10. Weight gain with pain meds?? 31st March 2004
    ... a feeling he's gonna address me going back on the morphine pump again. All I want right now is an increase in...
    ... but now I can't stand him. He also wants to do a morphine pump. I considered it for a long time, but finally...
    ... respect for my doctor. From day one, he's pushed the morphine pain pump on me. I know why, too. That's where the...

  11. avinza 30th March 2004
    ... Knee Pain, One of the first things I ever read about morphine was it it tends to cause more drowsiness upon initiation ... same from meth to kadain and back again. Oxy and Morphine don't feel the same but I got better relief on morphine ... anything but would gladly switch back to any long acting morphine . I preferred Kadian just becasuse it didn't have a ... preservative is a little unsettling and the reason this one morphine product actually has a ceiling on the dose where no...

  12. Shoreline... Can you advise me here... plezzzzzzz 29th March 2004
    ... found in Presumptive UA/immunoassays As long as morphine is found, which is why he's doing the test, There ... to detect use of the opiates - heroin, codeine and morphine but not other opiates such as hydromorphone, hydrocodone ... confirmation technique for quantification of opiates - morphine and codeine ( Note - oxycodone is not currently included ... responses from these assays expressed as ng/ml of morphine equivalents were substantially lower than GC/MS determinati...
    ... difficult to accurately test for and you understand Morphine is much simpler to confirm and thus easier for him ... cover his ars by doing a simple UA designed to detect Morphine . Laboratory Methods Laboratory detection of morphine ... Washington, DC 20306-6000. Opiate testing for morphine and codeine is performed routinely in forensic urine ... , Abuscreen radioimmunoassay (ABUS), Coat-A-Count morphine in urine (CAC), and EMIT d.a.u. opiate assay (EMIT...

  13. I need Some Help 29th March 2004
    ... back and I did manage to quit cold turkey off the Morphine which was quite a struggle. I have gone to a Neuro...

  14. Question on pain meds 26th March 2004
    ... I have taken meth for years, my head is clearer on morphine , Go figure. We all respond a little different. You ... to try 15mg MSIR or the longer acting versions of morphine . However most people find morphine more sedating at...
    ... Shoreline - What is MSIR ( Morphine Sulphate ??????) What about Actiq lollipops (never...
    ... big step to go from percocet to Aqtiq. MSIR is morphine sulfate instant release. Actiq is fast acting but ... only lasts 30-60 minutes. The liquid version of Morphine and OxyCodone do provide faster relief than standard ... to increase the OxyC or find a dose of long acting morphine or methadone that may work before you need to jump ... comparable to about 1000mgs "one thousand mgs" of morphine in a single pop but only lasts for an hour. Hold off...

  15. help with breakthru meds?? 25th March 2004
    ... /url] a 75ugh patch is equal to 225-314 mgs of morphine per day, Break that into a BID dose of 125 mgs of ... total daily or 125mgs BID and 20-30% of 125 mgs of morphine or the duragesic strength would be roughly 30mgs of ... MSIR, instant release morphine . About 6 times the strength of one 5 mg Vic. All you ... strength of a 75 ugh patch. I convert everythng to morphine as morphine is the gold standard to which all other...

  16. hey shoreline 23rd March 2004
    ... space and causing another leak he's going to put the morphine in the epidural space. IT only took 16 months to convince ... pain. I'm sure even the idea of an Intratthecal morphine pump is still out of the question. I swear, some of...
    ... 9th to do a single bolus injection to see if some morphine in the epidural space will work better than the present...
    ... really understand how strong meth is so I will use Morphine "the gold standard to which other opiates are compared ... I was taking 120 mgs of meth , when I switched to morphine "Kadian" I swithced to 600mgs per day. I know people ... that take 3-10 times the dose of morphine I took, so just because I may take twice what someone ... trials like Morphidex that are combining DEX to give morphine NMDA blocking ability. Some docs have their patients...

  17. Finding a Pain Specialist? 20th March 2004
    ... you contact medtronics, The maker of the intrathecal morphine pump and spinal cord stimulator, they will give you ... possibly be ready for someone to implant an Intrathecal morphine pump, The list medtronics will provide will lead you ... go from no pain management at all to implanting a morphine pump to deliver meds directly to your spine. So the ... their doc has now made them physically dependent on morphine or another potent med. Perhaps they shouldn't have...
    ... Patients that go straight from back sprain to Long acting morphine are doing themselves no favors by not having tried...
    ... of back surgeries and pain, I have the intrathecal morphine pump. It has been a blessing. I no longer fear waking...

  18. Severe neck pain do not know what to do! 19th March 2004
    ... break the cycle. Yes you can use a short course of morphine or Duragesic and discontinue it in 2-3 weeks without ... Medtronic's, The company that makes the intrathecal morphine pump will gladly pass along the names of docs certified...

  19. Another one for shoreline 19th March 2004
    ... the press with OxyContin, the long acting forms of Morphine , even the generics would cover the day better than...

  20. Scared to start duragesic patch 18th March 2004
    ... with Fentanyl? Although it's so much more potent than morphine it's measured in Micrograms it doesn't make it any ... package insert says it's a strong MU agonist just like morphine when you switch to morphine you loose all the Kappa...
    ... no charge. Fentanyl is no more addicting than morphine or Oxycodone, But when switching, because it hits...
    ... ages where only cancer patients would have recieved morphine for pain to where pain management is available for ... prior 200 years. In 1979 they learned how to produce morphine and other opiates without the actual Thybaine extract ... from poppies. It's all synthesized now. Prior to that morphine was produced from popies the same way it had been...
    ... I have been on Transtec Patch now for 3yrs ( Morphine patch, lasts 72hrs) Basically very similar to Durogesic ... where else to go! ALso if Doc puts you on tablet morphine to help you reduce them - you need a BIG dose. He ... didnt touch the pain...............when you've been on morphine - you get used to it and need more) However......

  21. Question for Shoreline or anyone else that can help 17th March 2004
    ... pain management needs to be on Duragesic patches or morphine . The doc should prescribe appropriately for the condition ... you may have to except that, just because you know morphine would give you more relief, doesn't mean a doc should...
    ... their patients needing something more than 600mgs of morphine per day. There is a huge difference between Intractable ... can sue the doc that wouldn't give them a shot of morphine for their pain in the ER.. That's not how it works ... asked, evaluated and treated. It's not a guarantee for morphine for all. With any doc who wants to play PM doc ... doesn't mean that everyone that has DDD should take morphine or that doc is going to prescribe a narcotic pain...

  22. Bump In My Leg 16th March 2004
    ... misconception, Basically you ride it out,, they give you morphine for the pain, and nitro and aspirin to dialate the...

  23. Methadone & Headaches 16th March 2004
    ... about discontinuing it.People that abuse Oxycontin and Morphine go through withdrawal, people that abuse meth and ... it, I have switched back and forth between meth and morphine and Duragesic. There is some unpleasantness when switching...

  24. another Methadone question 12th March 2004
    ... dose of meth, Very similar to mine. I actually prefer morphine LA or Kadian but I also prefer 60 bucks over spending ... meth to Kadian and was surprised by the amount of morphine needed once exposed to methadone. I got about the...

  25. What to expect for my 1st visit to PMD 12th March 2004
    ... Roxi to do this wouldn't be much less than generic la Morphine , and would be much more expensive than using Methadone...

  26. AVENSA morphine timed release pain pill 11th March 2004
    ... perriod where the Avinza will release all 100 mgs of morphine over a 24 hour perriod. Morphine is morphine all your ... Constipation is something to be aware of especially with morphine so take something like Senekot S or Pericolace to ... cause the bowel contractions morphine inhibits. Good luck, Shore...
    ... equates to 5mg every 4 hours and only half of oral morphine croses the blood brain barrier. 30 mgs every 24 hours ... same serum level as taking 100mgs of instant release morphine every 4 hours. I don't think docs even understand ... when each 30mg Avinza capsule only contains 30mgs of morphine sulphate. Obviously the other posters were extremely ... sensetive if not alergic to the morphine or one of the other agents in the pill. Avinza uses ... likely to make you sick than the miniscule amount of morphine in a 30mg capsule. i use 2 30mg MSIR at a time for ... BT pain. That's 60 mgs of oral morphine released in 4 hours. I see the same thing happening ... think a 100mgs capsule that only contains 100mgs of morphine some how sustains 100mgs in your system for 12-24...
    ... equates to 5mg every 4 hours and only half of oral morphine croses the blood brain barrier. 30 mgs every 24 hours ... same serum level as taking 100mgs of instant release morphine every 4 hours. I don't think docs even understand ... when each 30mg Avinza capsule only contains 30mgs of morphine sulphate. Obviously the other posters were extremely ... sensetive if not alergic to the morphine or one of the other agents in the pill. Avinza uses ... likely to make you sick than the miniscule amount of morphine in a 30mg capsule. i use 2 30mg MSIR at a time for ... BT pain. That's 60 mgs of oral morphine released in 4 hours. I see the same thing happening ... think a 100mgs capsule that only contains 100mgs of morphine some how sustains 100mgs in your system for 12-24...

  27. drug interactions 11th March 2004
    ... trained well enough to implant and manage an Intrathecal morphine pump should have the expertise and experience to help...

  28. Methadone with Oxycontin 11th March 2004
    ... been effective anyway, since whenver I've been given Morphine IV in the hospital for a stone, it didn't have nearly...

  29. need pill id 11th March 2004
    ... switch to something even stronger like OxyContin, Morphine , methadone, or other pure class 11 opiates. Class...

  30. body jerking 11th March 2004
    ... fails Klonopin "clonazepam" helps. It also ccurs with morphine from the M6g metabolite and with methadone. I don...
    ... Hey Linda, I know why morphine causes it,The M6g metabolite, but I'm not sure why...

  31. something to take the sickness away 8th March 2004
    ... mother and now me. I have taken one with oxycontin, morphine , methadone, fentanyl, etc. and I no longer have to...

  32. Shore, could I trouble you for some info? 8th March 2004
    ... conversion.40mgs of Oxy is supposed to be equal to 60mgs of morphine . TID usually works for most folks but you can't hammer ... because some chart says 40mgs is equal to 60 mgs of Morphine doesn't mean the patient will respond the same way ... the right ballpark and you have been given enough morphine toprevent withdrawal. However, If everyone reponded ... to morphine as well as they responded to OxyContin, then all docs ... spot light and insist all their patients convert to morphine . IF all patients responded to each med in the same ... out with a simple crossover to an equal amount of morphine . However because not everyone reponds the same to ... to handle the oxy abuse problem. Some people fnd morphine more effective, some find Duregesic works better and ... are not recieving the same level of anelgesia from morphine . All you can really do is talk to your doc about ... pain, Oxy brought my pain down to the X level but morphine isn't getting me below a Y or whatever terms truly ... neccesarry if the doc understands not everyone responds to morphine the same. You know that meds can drop your pain ... while taking OxyC and you can only get Y done with the Morphine . The itching will likely deminish in time or can ... withdrawal and hopefully your doc wll titrate the morphine to a level that provides equal or better relief. ...
    ... or NDC # but the name is easiest. You just type in Morphine and hit querry and it will show you every manufactuer...

  33. Need advise about Morphine Pumps 7th March 2004
    ... to the hosp. as an outpt. and have an injection of morphine into the spine. If that works to relieve the pain ... trial last 2-4 weeks while they adjust the amt. of morphine to reach a level that brings relief. Another method ... drip system. That will go on for 2-4 days while the morphine is adjusted. At first, I got miraculous relief. ... I think it is because my body is more used to the morphine . I would rate my daily pain at no higher than a 4 ... can be programmed. That is, I can get one dose of morphine during certain hours, and a different dose during ... allow the patient to give himself small boosts of morphine if needed. As for withdrawals, that should not be ... a problem. The doctor will figure out how much morphine he needs to replace the oxycontin doseage. He will ... pump that you can give yourself a little boost of morphine if needed. It is a positive experience, easy recovery...
    ... exception to the rule. If you type in "pump" or " morphine pump" in the search line you should be able to see ... initially at a very low dose and as he went up on the morphine he decreased the oxy so I had no problems with withdrawal...
    ... tried any of the 3 distinctly different version of LA morphine , MSContin and the generic equivelents, Kadian a 12 ... -24 hour higher tech version of long acting morphine , Kadian can be dosed once a day but most people get ... forming at the end of the cathater blocking the flow of morphine when the docs try to save money by using a compounding...
    ... [Hello, my husband got the morphine pump implanted in Feb of last year. To this day,...
    ... stronger than oral meds. Meaning if you took 300mgs of morphine per day , 1mg of IT morphine a day should suffice ... delivered IT as long as they are preservative free. Morphine , Dilaudid, Fentanyl, Sufentanyl,Afentanyl, Baclofin...
    ... I have fentanyl since it turned out when morphine was first put in I was alergic to it. In 2 years...

  34. Need to find the right long acting pain med 6th March 2004
    ... withdrawal. It would be much easier to step down from a LA morphine product to oxycodone to hydrocodone but I really don...

  35. Oxycontin 20mg 4th March 2004
    ... of the larger groups of LA pain meds which are the morphine products, You actually have more selection and several ... different release systems with LA morphine . MSContin is similar to the release system of OxyContin ... Oxy doesn't work well for you one of the long acting morphine products, Duragesic patches or methadone are all viable...

  36. discogram=no elavil? 2nd March 2004
    ... docs tell me you can cold switch from methadone to morphine without a problem and know that's not true. These...

  37. multi level fuse or opiate dependent life? 24th February 2004
    ... take 150 mgs of methadone a day and up to 120 mgs of morphine , not that what I take has anything to do with how...

  38. methadone or ultram?? 23rd February 2004
    ... pain killer, It's like jumping from baby aspirin to morphine . Both "Ultram and meth" should not be taken together ... some degree. It would make more sense to try an LA morphine product before going to meth, Meth is anywhere from ... 3-10 times stronger than morphine although very cheap. Most docs use it as a last line...

  39. oxycontin and appetite 23rd February 2004
    ... well as fiber and a stool softener. She started on morphine a month or so ago with vicodan for break through pain...

  40. methadone, anyone? 19th February 2004
    ... treatment. I went from 1400 a month for long acting morphine to 60 dollars a month for an equivalent dose of methadone ... what the comparative strength is to other opiates. Morphine is the gold standard to which other opiates are compared ... So although a chart may say it's roughly equal to morphine in strength but that's very misleading. More recent ... studies show it's closer to 5-10 times more potent than morphine . It's a good med for addicts because it sustains...
    ... an evil drug, no more than oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine or fentanyl. Perhaps you really need to decide if ... never justified using a med 5-10 more potent than morphine . Everyone wants immediate relief and then calls...

  41. Really Struggling! 19th February 2004
    ... Klonopin sometimes works better than BT meds like morphine . Just be realistic in your expectations, and if...

  42. I'm scared 18th February 2004
    ... had my wife take me to emergency room for a shot of morphine but i took 2 bt meds with my roxicodone and it finally...

  43. Time release patch? 18th February 2004
    ... grams because Fentanyl is so much more potent than morphine . Morphine is just the gold standard to which other ... compared.Oxycodone is actually about 50% stronger than Morphine in most conbversion, so it's noy like going to morphine ... OxyContin, I woul ask about a long acting version of morphine before trying the patch. Kadian and Avinza are both...

  44. Post Fusion Questions 18th February 2004
    ... Does he prescribe OxyContin for sprained ankles and morphine for ingrown toenails? With opiate dependent patients...

  45. bt pain 18th February 2004
    ... also find that oral demerol is quite weak compared to morphine or oxy. If you do well on OxyContin using MSIR ... , instant release morphine would hit a broader range or receptors and lasts longer...

  46. too much pain/cant take much more 17th February 2004
    ... dosing and rapid tolerance, I would ask to try an LA morphine product rather than OxyC. In my state, Purdue gave...

  47. Pain meds question??? 16th February 2004
    ... energized by the oxy products and more sedated by morphine , but you might have an opposite effect from another...

  48. Allegic To Aspirin Products For Pain 16th February 2004
    ... replaced he will most likely have a machine that infuses morphine , dilaudid or fentanyl continously IV and also have ... Oxycodone is available without apap, he could use oral morphine , oral Dilauadid "hydromorphone" or wear a patch that...
    ... Have they tried pure opiates such as oxycodone, morphine , demerol? There may be more but they are the only...
    ... everything etc. What exactly is everything and etc? Morphine ? Hydromorphone ? OxyCodone? HydroCodone? Codeine? ... then all they need is enough knowledge to prescribe Morphine , Oxycodone, Hydrocodonme and Ibuprofen and they can...

  49. Question for SHORELINE, re: Dextromethorphan 15th February 2004
    ... NMDA receptor. Drugs that are agonists, like pure morphine , constantly stimulate opiate receptors and thus the...

  50. What to do? 14th February 2004
    ... your tolerance is. Hydro is roughly equivalent to morphine in strength, mg to mg. He would have to start you ... at 200 mgs of morphine a day to start where you have left off. See the problem ... tolerance. There is no other way to explain why 100 mgs of morphine wouldn't help. There are more non opiate modalities...

  51. Help! 10th February 2004
    ... now) was a sadist and sent me home after 24 hours of morphine with 30 vicodin to take one every six hrs. I know...

  52. Overmedicated/Ultram 7th February 2004
    ... titrated slowly and safely. You can go from 100mgs of morphine to 1000mgs of morphine in less than a year, "just ... post op pain to pain management with OxyContin or LA morphine with nothing else tried in between. Educate yourself...
    ... relatively safe and effective medications (oxycodone, morphine , hydromorphone, hydrocodone) and ignores the prescribing...

  53. Looking for some info.... 6th February 2004
    ... fenatanyl every hour. The conversion from fentanyl to morphine is .01:10 making fenatnyl 100 times more potent than ... morphine mg to mg. I'm not saying this to scare you but so ... Meaning if your not used to taking at least 80-100mgs of morphine per day 25ugh should be the starting point. It takes ... taken up to 8 Norco a day 50ugh should be fine. Morphine is just the gold standard to which all other opiates...

  54. need help/re:med increase 5th February 2004
    ... will give you 12 hours of relief. There are a couple morphine preps like Kadian, which is cheaper than ocycontin...

  55. Pain Management Methodology??? 4th February 2004
    ... 75mcg. 1 every 2 days, a 25mcg patch every 2 days and morphine sulphate immediate release tabs about 30 a month. ... my age, extremely busy (BIG HMO) but started me on morphine my FIRST visit. True, it was a first out-of-hospital...
    ... there to get a refill on methadone( i couldnt handle morphine or cousins of morphine) well I couldnt urinate. I...
    ... contact medtronics. The makers of the intrathecal morphine pump used to treat intractable pain. Although you...
    ... contact medtronics. The makers of the intrathecal morphine pump used to treat intractable pain. Although you...

  56. Feel free to post your Stories here >>> 1st February 2004
    ... and most for other problems. This includes 90mg of Morphine (Avinza) daily with Percocet for Breakthrough pain...
    ... OMG!:p My current meds are 30 mg long acting morphine twice a day and 4 15mg morphine SUL for bt. This ... bathtub soaking my legs in unbearable pain. The morphine makes me tired (or is fatique from bone problems?...
    ... initial repair. Meds: 90 mg Avinza (slow release morphine ) (daily) 1200 mg neurontin (daily) ...
    ... am currently on 80mg of Oxycontin 3x daily, 15mg of Morphine 6x daily, and a arthritis medication that I forget...
    ... experimenting with oxycontin, oxycodone, methadone and morphine . The methadone nearly killed me. I was getting addicted...

  57. What's the differance between Oxycodone and Hydrocodone? 27th January 2004
    ... our lungs. Very painfull condition as I learned. Morphine was used 1st with no real effect, so I can't say too...
    ... to the tylenol (APAP). All opiates are compared to morphine when taling of strength (not because morphine is stronger ... simply the gold standard) Oxycodone is similiar to morphine in that it is derived from opium. Oxycodone is aproximately ... 1.5 times as strong as oral morphine , hence 10 mg of oxy would equal 15 mg of morphine ... person to the next). Now hydrocodone is also similar to morphine and oxy. hydro is the same strength as oral morphine ... mg for mg. so 10 mg of oral morphine is the same as 10 mg of hydrocodone in strength. Darvocet ... is a synthetic narcotic whcih is much weaker than morphine , oxy, and hydro. It would take about 8 to 10 times ... as much propoxyphene to equal morphine . So 10 mg of morphine would equal between 80 and 100 ... When you consider oxy is 1.5 times stronger than morphine , propoxyphene is very weak. In addition the apap in...

  58. doctor dilemma 24th January 2004
    ... my room and just lie there, despondent and lost. Morphine withdrawal was nothing compared to the incessant pain...

  59. Is Oxycodone - same as Oxycontin? 21st January 2004
    ... us in real pain, oxycodone/oxycontin and any other morphine derivative is a god-send. I know I couldn't bear this ... have the same pain alleviating capabilities as the morphine derivatives without the addictive quality, such as...

  60. Pre employment drug test 21st January 2004
    ... better level. So, I know I will test positive for morphine and hydrocodone (those are included in the list of ... tested). I don't think I could pull myself off the morphine long enough to get it out of my system ... What informatio...
    ... and still am on hydrocodone. (tried time released morphine but didn't agree with me). Anyway, on the paperwork...

  61. Went to my appt with PM doc about changing meds 19th January 2004
    ... because he said it was easier to become addicted to than morphine is. I"m thinking OMG it's a shame that i know more...

  62. Pain and High Blood Pressure 19th January 2004
    ... always stop MI's. So they gave me shot after shot of Morphine just trying to ease the pain, It was up there in the...
    ... t come for 8 straight hours to fix my dang blasted morphine machine, boy did I have HIGH blood pressure. It was...

  63. Nerve Damage in Back After Surgery 14th January 2004
    ... realistic in many cases. When they do intrathecal morphine pump trials they call a 50% reduction in pain a success...

  64. Curious about something... 14th January 2004
    ... considered by most to be equivalent in strength to oral morphine . So my question is, why is oral morphine a schedule ... government not aware that hydrocodone is equal to oral morphine , or is there some other reason why hydrocodone remains...
    ... morphine is a schedule 4. Like oxicontin and demoral...
    ... Morphine is Schedule II because it is a pure opioid. If hydrocodone...
    ... about it, hydrocodone is about equal in strength to morphine , but hydro only comes with other ingredients mixed ... in, so it is schedule III, whereas morphine is pure, so it is schedule II. Oxycodone comes with ... ingredients or pure, but since it is stronger than hydro or morphine , it doesn't matter whether it is alone or not, it ... always schedule II because of its strength. I'll bet if morphine only came in preparations with tylenol, etc., it might ... be schedule III as well. But who knows, morphine has a reputation as being extremely potent, which...

  65. Problems with pm doctor 12th January 2004
    ... to believe? Now he wants to operate and install a morphine pump....no way am I letting him do that. The only...

  66. Grizz, are you there? 11th January 2004
    ... everything else: duragesic, avinza, etc., and then the morphine pump which I had to have removed - ugh! I am getting...

  67. Shoreline 11th January 2004
    ... conversion is that Oxy is 1.5 times stronger than morphine . If your doc prescribes 20 am and 40 pm that woukld...
    ... likely give you better relief when you use BT meds. Morphine is the gold standard to which all opiates are compared ... conversions have Dilauadid 7.5 to 8 x more potent than morphine . So 4 mgs of "D" would be equal to about 30mgs of ... morphine which would be equal to about 20 mgs of Oxy. THose...
    ... replaced with what seemed to be an adequate amount of morphine . Basically the withdrawal has to runs it's course...
    ... Hey Twist, Are you switching from LA morphine because it's not working or you don't think your doc ... recognizes the need for more frequent dosing of their LA morphine product. I'm pretty sure you guys do have Kadian ... MSC in equal doses. A little more than generic LA morphine but I'm almost positive you guys can get it. It's...

  68. surprising side effect of doxepin 9th January 2004
    ... one lady tell me that she didn't get relief from a morphine drip, but used doxepin cream and got relief. It didn...

  69. The Absurdity of This "Life" 8th January 2004
    ... says she won't give me pain meds b/c "you don't need morphine , you're too young to be in that kind of pain." Ummm...

  70. Online Meds as a last Resort. Any Experience Here? 8th January 2004
    ... condition being life threatening, I was hospitalized. Morphine was used 1st with no effect. Dialudid was used next...

  71. questions about morphine pump 8th January 2004
    ... Hi, Lisa. I had the morphine pump put in this past July. It has literally given...
    ... you will get a shot of something like Demoral or Morphine for post op pain. After I left the hospital, I was...
    ... pain, but that's from the arthritis. She first had morphine , but know it's delatin I think. The morphine made...

  72. OH NO!!! Found out I am pregnant! 1st January 2004
    ... my pregnancy, I was either on percocet, demoral or morphine . My babies even though they were born 1.5lbs & 1...

  73. ? about transferring to another specialist doc 30th December 2003
    ... because I have dealt with it in the past. I now have the morphine pump so my problem has been getting bt meds at all...

  74. Vicodin vs Tramadol 30th December 2003
    ... been using narcotic meds for 20 years; when I got the morphine pump, I went off them for the most part and I had...
    ... been using narcotic meds for 20 years; when I got the morphine pump, I went off them for the most part and I had...

  75. Now what? 30th December 2003
    ... t think exchanging that for 60 mg. of long lasting morphine was a high dose. I guess I'm confused about your comments ... was concerned about good pain control and put me on morphine which at the time did NOTHING for the pain and it ... hoped it would work. Could I be simply tolerant to morphine ??...
    ... It is possible that the morphine just isn't right for you. Doctor may want to try a...

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