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Dr. Norman Cohen
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Avinza (Overview)

Avinza is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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Is anyone else on or have they been on avinza (morphine)?

Is anyone else on or have they been on avinza (morphine)?

Yes: Lots have people have been on avinza, it is an oral form of morphine used for severe pain. It is highly addicting. If you are hooked on avinza, get help asap. ...Read more

Dr. Norman Cohen
46 doctors shared insights

Avinza (Overview)

Avinza is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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Can avinza (morphine) be used permanent to manage chronic akathisia and rls?

Bad idea: Opioids like long-acting morphine, are not preferred treatments for restless leg syndrome. They are not indicated for this problem, although both opioids and tranquillizers (benzodiazepines) can reduce the symptoms. However, they cause physical dependence, and typically the dose goes up over time. Drugs like ropinirole and pramipexol are the first line treatments. Low iron should also be treated. ...Read more

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Does avinza (morphine) work better than vic?

Does avinza (morphine) work better than vic?

It depends: When you say better, are you asking is it more powerful or stronger? Avinza (morphine) is Morphine Sulfate and vicodin is hydrocodone. Morphine is more potent. ...Read more

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Could heart flutter be a side effect of pain medication such as morphine?

Could heart flutter be a side effect of pain medication such as morphine?

Unlikely: Pain itself can cause elevated heart rate and palpitations, but opiated don't typically cause fluttering or palpitations. I would check further with your doctor to ensure there's not some other issue here. ...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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Can an overdose of morphine sulfate ir cause permanent heart trouble?

Can an overdose of morphine sulfate ir cause permanent heart trouble?

Not directly: Morphine, in and of itself, is not toxic to the heart. In the past, it was a frequent part of anesthesia for heart surgery and is still standard treatment for myocardial infarction (heart attack). However, if the drug overdose led to reduced breathing and low oxygen levels for a prolonged period, the low oxygen levels may have caused injury to the heart. ...Read more

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Does avinza (morphine) work better than vic?

It depends: When you say better, are you asking is it more powerful or stronger? Avinza (morphine) is Morphine Sulfate and vicodin is hydrocodone. Morphine is more potent. ...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