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Taking Ms Contin (morphine) for chronic pain. I'm allergic to it. Can you suggest an alternative pain medication other than oxy, perc, vicodin?

Herbs. Medicinal cannabis if it is legal in your state is an alternative to narcotic pain medications. Also eating a more alkaline diet my help. Acupuncture. Deep meditation. There are various herbs but this is not my specialty. Recommend following up with a pain management specialist and/or homeopathic specialist. There are also doctors of natural medicine possibly in your area.
Chronic pain. Most narcotics are relates to one of the meds mentioned MS Contin (morphine). oxy, percocet or vicodin one suggestion may be tapentadol which belongs to a different family structurally from other opioids.

Has anyone had any unpleasant side effects from taking MS contin (morphine)?

All drugs have them. All medications have side effects. What we see most often with MS contin (morphine) (and all pain medications) are nausea, vomiting, itching, sleepiness, and constipation.

Can you please tell me about the effects of MS contin (morphine) on a type 1 diabetic person?

Okay combination. Some of the side effects of the morphine in ms contin are similar to low blood sugar; itching, sweating, for example may mimic hypoglycemia. You might have to check your sugar level to be sure.

What is the difference between MS contin and kadian (morphine)?

Duration of Action. Kadian seems to reliably work for 12 to 24 hours for "tolerant" patients. Ms conting lasts only 6 to 8 hours and is seldom dispensed by pharmacies due to the multiple companies making a generic version. The generics have even more variabilty in their duration. Kadian uses a delivery mechanism that is more reliable over a longer period. They both contain morphine as the active drug.

What is the definition or description of: MS Contin (morphine) overdose?

MS Contin. Ms Contin is a sustained release formulation of morphine. If crushed it can lead to sudden delivery of all the drug in short time and may cause overdose. It is a relative term as people who are accustomed to it can tolerate very high doses but people naive to opiates may get overdosed with a small amount..

Is there a medication which is stronger than tramadol but less than MS Contin (morphine)?

Different doses of. MS Contin (morphine) and different doses of other Opiods. Slippery slope. Tolerance to opiods and addiction is real and common especially in the Young.