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Why would my primary care doc want to go straight from 60 mg/day of morphine ER to a fentanyl patch instead of dilaudid? P.S. I'm end-stage COPD

Why would my primary care doc want to go straight from 60 mg/day of morphine ER to a fentanyl patch instead of dilaudid? P.S. I'm end-stage COPD

Your: Primary doctor will be in best position to answer the question. My guess is he saw no advantage in switching to dilaudid and or he wanted a longer acting with ease of administration ...Read more

Morphine (Definition)

Morphine is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Morphine is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Short-acting forumations are taken as needed for pain. Extended-release morphine is for use when around-the-clock ...Read more


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Withdrawal, how long will avinza (morphine) 60 mg remain in my system before wds?

Never stop abruptly: Avinza is controlled release morphine. This is potent narcotic. Never stop abruptly. If you do, serious withdrawal symptoms will arise. These usually appear within 48 hrs. Go to your nearest emergency room or call 911 for help if you have run out of medication. ...Read more

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Re: withdrawal, how long will avinza (morphine) 60 mg remain in my system before wd s?

See below: Avinza (morphine) is dosed every 24 hours. Based on a half life of 4 hours it should not take much more than a day for it to be out of your system. ...Read more

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I have Kaiser and i have chronic pain. I take fentanyl 100 mcg 2 every 3 days and morphine 60 mg 2 twice a day. I needed refill yesterday my dr wont. ?

I have Kaiser and i have chronic pain. I take fentanyl 100 mcg 2 every 3 days and morphine 60 mg 2 twice a day. I needed refill yesterday my dr wont. ?

Ask to see a pain: management specialist.They are very strict with their protocols but they r the experts.U must be completely honest and follow their rules.Good luck. ...Read more

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61 year old female on Morphine 60 mg for chronic pain I am having a weight loss surgery to loose weight to help my pain.How can I titrate off Morphine?

61 year old female on Morphine 60 mg for chronic pain I am having a weight loss surgery to loose weight to help my pain.How can I titrate off Morphine?

Pain specialist: You may need a pain specialist to help you. Besides using methadone, there are other non-narcotic agents that may help including gabapentin, clonidine, etc. a specialist should help you get weaned off. ...Read more

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I take 4 tablets of 60 mg in the morning and 4 tablets of 60 mg in the evening morphine sulfate extended-release about 1 year .... I feel good , I was?

High dose!: You don't mention your pain problem, but by this time it may count as chronic for which 15mg is a common dose. You take a lot more. Do you discuss it w/ your Dr from time to time? I'm glad you feel good. It may be time to cut back (slowly). Best! ...Read more

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How strong is a morphine pill?

Morphine: It's one of the strongest pain medicine in medical history with all it's pros and cons ...Read more

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Is expired morphine safe to use?

Expired morphine: In general expired medications still do work. In the real world (everything else but the usa) especially africa expired medications are used. As long as they are not expired by more than 12 mo. In the usa the fda and the lawyers will be after us if an expired med was given and you had a problem. ...Read more

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What medicine contains morphine?

What medicine contains morphine?

Morphine: Morphine is usually not in a combined medication. There is one significant exception and that is combination Morphine/Naltrexone. The latter blocks some of the effects of morphine, theoretically preventing addiction. ...Read more