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How strong is kadian (morphine) compared with norco?
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
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In brief: Potency
Kadian is extended release morphine dosed every 12 hours.
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is immediate release hydrocodone. On a mg to mg basis it takes 1.5 mg of morphine to be as analgesic as 1.0 mg if hydrocodone.

In brief: Potency
Kadian is extended release morphine dosed every 12 hours.
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is immediate release hydrocodone. On a mg to mg basis it takes 1.5 mg of morphine to be as analgesic as 1.0 mg if hydrocodone.
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