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Dr. Norman Cohen
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Oramorph Sr (Overview)

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


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How much Oramorph would you need to take to suffer a fatal overdose?

How much Oramorph would you need to take to suffer a fatal overdose?

Sorry: Based on your question, I would suggest you see your doctor ASAP to discuss what your concerns are and why you need this info. ...Read more

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Dr. Norman Cohen
41 doctors shared insights

Oramorph Sr (Overview)

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


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My husband has ipf, just had 02 raised to 4l, oramorph prescribed, is he end stage?

My husband has ipf, just had 02 raised to 4l, oramorph prescribed, is he end stage?

Depends: Ipf is a relentlessly progressive disease. Patients behave in three patterns. Some remain stable for years, some are slow progressors and some are rapid progressors. Rate of decline in lung function is the best way to determine prognosis. ...Read more

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If tramadol usually works for my pain, should oramorph work okay for breakthrough pain ?

If tramadol usually works for my pain, should oramorph work okay for breakthrough pain ?

Probably too much: Oramorph is much stronger, and shorter lasting, than tramadol, so it may work too well, for too short of a time. It can be surprising, but sometimes these medicines do not work the same as you would expect. Their effects vary from person to person. If tramadol usually worked, normally naproxen, amitriptyline or gabapentin would help for remaining pain. ...Read more

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I am currently on oramorph 5mg 4x daily. I get a sensation of a 'fuzzy' type feeling in my head. Can this be stopped or is it a normal side affect?

I am currently on oramorph 5mg 4x daily. I get a sensation of a 'fuzzy' type feeling in my head. Can this be stopped or is it a normal side affect?

Oramorph: You are on some stout narcotic analgesic. This is likely a side effect and should be discussed with your prescribing physician or pain specialist. I am concerned that you also list tramadol. Generally, you do not take tramadol if you are on chronic narcotic therapy as it may precipitate an acute withdrawl scenario. Don't drive or operate dangerous equip. Until this is resolved. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Oramorph SR allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Oramorph SR allergy?

Oramorph SR allergy: Oramorph SR (morphine sulfate) was a sustained release pain reliever. My understanding is the Oramorph SR 10mg, 30mg, 60mg and 100mg tablets were discontinued in 2000. ...Read more

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What is considered a lethal dose of oramorph?

HIGHLY DEPENDS: Don't screw around with this medication! I have no idea what concentration you have in front of you and people CAN and DO die from its use. If it hasn't been prescribed by a physician to THAT patient CAREFULLY for the appropriate use it can and will be deadly. The dose that is lethal is SO variable that I cannot give you a specific number without knowing more about the exposed patient. Sorry. ...Read more

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Oramorph..morphine sulphate, what is this for?

Pain/Recreation: Morphine is the primary form of narcotic pain medication. If misused, it can be used to get high. If used incorrectly, it can cause respiratory suppression and death or addiction. ...Read more

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Does oramorph cancel out the effect of tramadol ?

Does oramorph cancel out the effect of tramadol ?

It is more potente: Oramorph is a brand of pain reliever contaminino morphine sulphate. It is more potent than tramadol. Your physician may want to discontinue tramadol while you are taking oramorph. ...Read more

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Does Oramorph cancel out Tramadol ? ( as in make it less effective )

Does Oramorph cancel out Tramadol ? ( as in make it less effective )

Nope: These 2 medications are not contraindicated with each other. In terms of pain, these drugs are hitting the same sites (opioid receptors). Tramadol also acts on serotonin (and less, on norepinephrine) - which influences how the brain interprets the pain signal. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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My husband has ipf, just had 02 raised to 4l, oramorph prescribed, is he end stage?

Depends: Ipf is a relentlessly progressive disease. Patients behave in three patterns. Some remain stable for years, some are slow progressors and some are rapid progressors. Rate of decline in lung function is the best way to determine prognosis. ...Read more

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Have secondary ai, been prescribed oramorph 10mg/5ml for pain. Would 10ml dose affect me any more than anyone else? I also have slight asthma.

Have secondary ai, been prescribed oramorph 10mg/5ml for pain. Would 10ml dose affect me any more than anyone else? I also have slight asthma.

Caution with asthma: The medication should not necessarily have any stronger effect on you, although in general, different people may react differently to these types of medication. Caution is definitely advised in using morphine in the setting of lung diseases such as asthma though, mainly because of the risk of respiratory depression. ...Read more

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I am currently on oramorph 5mg 4x daily. I get a sensation of a 'fuzzy' type feeling in my head. Can this be stopped or is it a normal side affect?

Oramorph: You are on some stout narcotic analgesic. This is likely a side effect and should be discussed with your prescribing physician or pain specialist. I am concerned that you also list tramadol. Generally, you do not take tramadol if you are on chronic narcotic therapy as it may precipitate an acute withdrawl scenario. Don't drive or operate dangerous equip. Until this is resolved. ...Read more

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I've taken 200mls of oramorph will it damage me?

I've taken 200mls of oramorph will it damage me?

One TIme Overdose: Given that you can write and communicate i would have to say that you are probably going to be fine. Here on health tap when I am asked this question i always worry deeply that this 'mistake' or over use of a medication is indeed a suicide attempt. Please write back and tell us you are safe. If you are not safe please realize you do not have to feel this bad. ...Read more

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Is Tapentadol as strong as Oramorph. ( 5ml/10mg ) ?

Is Tapentadol as strong as Oramorph. ( 5ml/10mg ) ?

Same receptor: One is a classic opioid (oramorph) another is called an opioid agonist, that works differently than a classic opioid but on the same pain receptor. I am not a fan of evidence based data, and have learned to rely on my own experience. I would some people do better with tapentadol (nucynta), some with classic opioid like oramorph. I would have to say they are potentially as effective as the other ...Read more

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Can I take Oramorph while using Butrans patch 10mg ?

Careful: There are some adverse interactions using this combination of medications. This can be allowed for by adjusting doses. Talk to your prescribing doctor about the potential risks and benefits. ...Read more

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How much Oramorph would you need to take to suffer a fatal overdose?

Sorry: Based on your question, I would suggest you see your doctor ASAP to discuss what your concerns are and why you need this info. ...Read more

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