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What is strength of roxanol (morphine) compared to hydrocodone?
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Less potent
Both are good medications.
Hydrocodone is more potent than morphine by a factor of 2:3.

In brief: Less potent
Both are good medications.
Hydrocodone is more potent than morphine by a factor of 2:3.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Less potent
Morphine is less potent than hydrocodone by a factor of 2:3 (20 mg of hydrocodone is equal to 30 mg of morphine).

In brief: Less potent
Morphine is less potent than hydrocodone by a factor of 2:3 (20 mg of hydrocodone is equal to 30 mg of morphine).
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Less potent
Roxanol is a brand of morphine.
Roxanol is less potent than hydrocodone by a factor of 30 to 20 (30 mg of morphine is equal to 20 mg of hydrocodone).

In brief: Less potent
Roxanol is a brand of morphine.
Roxanol is less potent than hydrocodone by a factor of 30 to 20 (30 mg of morphine is equal to 20 mg of hydrocodone).
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Only orally, since 20-24% of oral morphine sulfate is absorbed. I think this an important distinction, since hospital use of morphine is\ parenteral.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Morphine
Roxanol is a brand of morphine.
It is generally thought to be as potent as morphine or just a bit stronger.

In brief: Morphine
Roxanol is a brand of morphine.
It is generally thought to be as potent as morphine or just a bit stronger.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
Dr. Einar Ottestad
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