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A 58-year-old female asked:

i was just switched from 30mg morphine er to 10mg methadone. i took the morphine this morning. when do i start the methadone?

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Dr. Yaw Otchere-Boateng
Specializes in Hospital-based practice
Pain Control: Depends on what your doctor is trying yo do. If you and your doctor are trying to find medication that better control pain with less of the Narcotic effects or trying to get you off the morphine. I would wait till the next day to start the Methadone. Once you start the methadone, it means you do not take the Morphine anymore. Your Doctor will work with you to reach the appropriate dose.

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