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... RemovedThe discussion of alcohol and medication is not permitted. This is extremely dangerous. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks, Z. That's good to know for future reference. I ended up having about half a drink and then quit. I just decided it wasn't worth risking it. ... (5 replies)
... You can drink alcohol with Avinza but it can create a problem. Alcohol breaks downs the polymer that releases that medicine slowly. ... (5 replies)

... Thanks for the quick response and for wishing me a happy anniversary. ... (5 replies)
... I have been taking Avinza since the beginning of February for chronic back pain. ... (5 replies)
... with my pump but back in the oral days OxyC simply didn't last 12 hours if that is your present dosing schedule. Kadian, Long acting morphine does last 12 hours and Avinza "long acting morphine" is claimed o last up to 24 hours. ... (2 replies)
... I wouldn't be entirely upset if I had to switch to MS Contin and just pay for it. At least I wouldn't have to deal with all the phone calls, waiting, worrying, and nonsense. ... (12 replies)
... hours. Each set of beads have a proprietary coating on the bead. The alcohol breaks down the coating. Once the beads are in the intestines, they aren't exposed to items in the stomach. ... (26 replies)
... It forms a gell, and theoreticaly, could slow or impede absorbsion if you took the tablets etc right with the metamucil. ... (8 replies)
... I use metamucil, and it works great. ... (8 replies)
... When you are regularly taking a narcotic, it is best to take a daily laxetive (2 tabs of bisacodyl every night, the generics are fine, and dirt chep) to prvent getting too "bunged up" If on any day, you dont have a bowel movement, take 4 of the tabs at night, along with a tablespoon of mineral oil to "grease things up" a bit A daily dose of metamucil is also an excelent... (8 replies)
... I was thinking that it was just the generic "may cause drowsiness, avoid driving and alcohol" that you gt on all pain killers and tranquilisers and such like. ... (8 replies)
... but I did it. I'm 38 and that had to be the first party I have been to in over 20 years where I did not have my fair share of cocktails. ... (8 replies)
... I agree with Steve....It's not necessarily the quantity that's the issue here. As Steve said, alcohol breaks down the polymer around the beads....Even small amounts can cause instant release of the days worth of morphine. ... (8 replies)
... on a couple of things..... by drink alcohol, do you mean a couple of glasses of wine or a couple of bers over the course of the evening, or do you mean going out and hitting it hard? ... (8 replies)
... I have cronic back pains and will be having surgery in a few weeks. ... (8 replies)
... to cycle through as you know. I have plenty of Actiq on hand, which is good. I have to admit, not wearing patches is nice....It was my main issue, the itching and all. Otherwise, they worked great. An hourly dosing system of fent worked great for me...Wish they could come with a pill format. I'd jump all over it. ... (12 replies)
... but it was pulled from the market because some people had to, although warned not to, drink alcohol with their meds and die. ... (12 replies)
Avinza Warning!!
Nov 9, 2005
... that they just added a black box warning to Avinza regarding the use of any sort of alcohol or even alcohol containing products like cough syrup... ... (2 replies)
... y depression, too, as I know that's a side effect. I have two children so that's always in the back of my mind when I make any decision. I'll just see how I feel and take it reallll slow if I decide to have a beer. ... (5 replies)

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