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Is fentanyl more addictive than morphine?

Perhaps... Individuals have unique susceptibilities based upon their unique addiction prone profiles. Some will be particularly susceptible to fentanyl, while others will not. Genetic considerations are at work here. In other words, it's not about the drug, it's about the individual. If you can, stay away from either substance unless absolutely required for short term pain control. Good luck! Read more...
Depends. It can be, because it has a faster onset and quicker pain relief. Read more...

How can I help my brother get over his addiction to morphine?

With help/commitment. Big question. Is he asking for help, or not? Is he saying "i should quit" or "i want to quit"? Should is a word that sounds like "i need to..." but really means"...But i'm not".Is this your idea or his?Nowadays, morphine is not a street addiction, it's usually medical. Have him talk to his doc. Street addictions are usually oxy-/hydrocodone. Narc-anon is another place to start if no md can help. Read more...

Are morphine tabs more addictive than methadone?

Not necessarily. The peak effect of immediate release morphine and sustained release morphine are different, so, for the addictive personality, the euphoric potential is different. When compared to methadone, only the sustained release formulation of morphine would theoretically be less addictive. The chronic use of either medication can lead to tolerance and dependence, both more common than addiction. Read more...

What kind of pain is morphine used for, what is 100mg/5 ml dosage level, and can it be addictive or effectiveness decrease over time?

Talk to your doctor. or pharmacist. Morphine is used for moderately severe or severe pain. Am not sure if the preparation you have is for oral use, but initial doses of morphine should be no more than 15 mg if in a preparation that is meant for oral ingestion, and even less in preparations meant for injection. Your doctor/pharmacist should be explaining this to you. If not prescribed, DON'T TAKE IT. Read more...

Are morphine tabs (msir) more addictive than methadone?

MS and methadone. I disagree. Both are potent narcotics that can activate the disease of addiction in susceptible patients. The physical withdrawal from Methadone is more prolonged than the withdrawal from morphone but they both can activate addiction. Methadone is used in substitution therapy for other opiate addictions because it gets across the blood-brain barrier more slowly and causes less euphoria & sedation. Read more...

How do I taper off of avinza (morphine)?

Slowly. Avinza is a potent pain medication. It is oral morphine. Sudden withdrawl can cause seizures and death. Get help. There is medication that will help such as suboxone and subutex. Do not do this on your own. Get help now. Read more...

Is it safe to chew a 45mg avinza (morphine)?

Avinza (morphine) Avinza is morphine in a once a day preparation. It should not be crushed, crewed etc... So its not okay and definitely not safe for you to chew this. Read more...