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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

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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

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80mg morphine daily. Is this safe?

80mg morphine daily. Is this safe?

Morphine dosage: That depends. If you have been on opiates - lortab, percocet, ect. I may be perfectly safe as long as it's given in divided doses - say three times a day where it totals 80mg. For someone who never takes opiates, to take 80 mg of morphine all at once could kill them by supressing respiration. This effect is amplified by alcohol, benzos and medicines like soma (carisoprodol). ...Read more

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What medications contain morphine?

Brand Names: Are MSContin, Avinza, (morphine) Kadian, Roxanol, to name a few. Codeine is metabolized to Morphine so it will generally be present in Urine Tox Screens. ...Read more

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What can morphine do for the dying?

Narcotic analgesic: Opioid analgesics are a group of both naturally occurring and synthetic compounds that have morphine-like activity. Narcotic analgesics are the most efficacious agents available for relief of pain. The "major" narcotic analgesics (morphine, oxycodone and meperidine) are indicated for moderate to severe pain. ...Read more

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What is similar to a morphine drip?

Continuous infusion: A morphine drip is a continuous morphine intravenous infusion. Pain medications such as morphine can be administered as an infusion to help with constant pain. In some cases, a patient controlled administraion infusion (PCA) system is used whereby you can safely administer yourself an extra dose when needed for severe pain. ...Read more

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What are common nicknames for morphine?

Morphine: There are none. Sometimes a reference is made to the actual morphine product eg Kadian, MS Contin etc.... ...Read more

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How do I make morphine fornebulization?

How do I make morphine fornebulization?

Get a pro: Morphine can be nebulized, but this needs to be set up by an experienced, skilled compounding pharmacist. Accidental overdose with lethal consequences can result from amateur attempts. Prescription for this is possible in the hands of a skilled pain doc. James dillard, md. ...Read more

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Mirapexin & morphine, is it okay to mix?

It is OK: This is very good combo for for RLS or parkinson. There is no drug interaction. However, prior taken any medication consult with your physician (past/present medical history and allergies, etc.) to prevent any drug accident. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: morphine?

Please describe the medication: morphine?

See below: 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 pain relief is needed. ...Read more

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How long does morphine come out of system?

How long does morphine come out of system?

Variable.: The elimination half life (or time required for the morphine to fall to half its previous value) is about two to four hours. Certain tests however can be very sensitive and detect small amounts of morhpine in the system for quite some time after this. ...Read more

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