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is opana better than morphine for chronic pain

A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
It is OK: The answer is that you can use morphine safely, selectively and sparingly. Most of the debate about the role of opioids in chronic pain management is ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Try everything: Major drawback to narcotics is that they are extremely constipating. Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) water, fiber, stool softeners can all be tried, al ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamar Jeffery
14 years experience Emergency Medicine
Herbs: Medicinal cannabis if it is legal in your state is an alternative to narcotic pain medications. Also eating a more alkaline diet my help. Acupunctur ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
No & Maybe: Actiq shouldn't be used for non-cancer pain. Tolerance develops rapidly because of the rapid, intense effect. This results in the need for higher and ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Morphine and tapenta: Morphine works only on opioid receptors. Tapentadol works on opioid receptors and norepinephrine uptake. It would make no sense to take both as short ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kyle
Specializes in General Practice
Meds not working: After a while of taking these kind of medicines called opioids the body becomes accustomed to them so that they do not work as well. Apart from incr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Hemorrhoids: taking another pain medication really depends on whether your doctor has told you to do so - and if you do take something else then you must stop the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Baby : Would be born addicted to morphine and go through withdrawal . It is not a good idea to be pregnant on narcotics.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
No narcotics: on this website: consider the role of such dangerous medicine and consult pain management.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Impossible to answer: Chronic narcotic use has enormous risks, especially in a 35 year old. Without detailed knowledge of your history, this question is impossible to answe ... Read More
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