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... Best would be to ask your GP for a referral to one they recommend. If they are unwilling or don't know of any, then you may need to find one on your own. Pain docs will have more education and experience in controlling pain. A good one uses a combination of methods. ... (9 replies)
... various places suggest morphine isn't nearly as potent, especially in relation to the patch. ... (6 replies)
... Oh yeah I was also told that Kadian takes a minium of two weeks to start working. I am looking for any info anyone can provide. PLEASE. ... (6 replies)

... I have recently switched from the patch to LA morphine.....Specifically, Avinza. ... (6 replies)
... I can attest that methadone with my experience is the absolute hardest to get off of, because it's so long acting. People are talking about Kadian as a possible alternative, I agree. Morphine is easier to get off of than methadone I speak from experience. ... (13 replies)
... Wow wallmart actually lied to me as it wasn't on the load when it came jeeze, Terrible as I used all my Emergency meds and finally HAD TO accept the fact it is not available, as wallgreens tried out to the east coast and 12 different warehouses. ... (10 replies)
Kadian vs. Avinza
Dec 29, 2011
... Hi Toones, Where you taking the same number of mgs per day back when the MSC didn't work. I took Kadian 3 times a day, 200 mgs TID. Same thing happened to me and I switched to the same dose of generic MSC 3 times a day and felt no noticable difference other than timing needed to be more precise. ... (2 replies)
... If your med expenses are so high already you may want to ditch the Kadian since a majority of its cost is related to its proprietary release system and Branding. There are cheaper alternative LA meds to choose from, Morphine Sulfate, OxyCodone, etc... ... (26 replies)
... d again, we here in the US do have a healthcare system that is broken and doesn't work. If this weren't so I wouldn't be posting here. I live in AZ and have been to Australia along the Queensland coast to some of your fine Islands. ... (26 replies)
... Thank you Toonces1, my dose of Kadian in my market is $1452, my share would be 30% of that monthly on top of my Cymbalta. After hearing your experience maybe I should look into an implanted pump. I hear that the Effexor is the same just as you indicated. Have you had any personal experience with either? Cigna also claims Cymbalta is $1400 and change as well. My portion once... (26 replies)
... Try not to sweat it, it was the PA and Ex is quite right in what she says. ... (6 replies)
Questions
Nov 3, 2006
... al experience with oxymorphone. It hasn't been available because it's nowhere near as effective oraly as it is IV so it isn't used much and there is little datta to draw from. I do think others that have tried the med and have personal experience would be beter able to compare it to other meds they used. ... (2 replies)
... I would let him know in a "friendly" way that was one of the reasons you decided to seek alternative treatment. You can't have a Dr. that is lying about things that could potentially benefit your treatment. ... (13 replies)
... Hi catnap, When the docs listen to the manufacturer you hav thousands of people suffering between 12 hour doses of oxyContin, just as you would suffer the last 6 hours of each dose of avinza. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Sue, Some people just can't tolerate the side effects or oral meds and it seems the older you are the less you are able to tolerate the side effects. Codeine is very harsh on the tummy and has a ceiling of 400 mgs a day, which is nowhere near the strenth of a durageisc patch. ... (6 replies)
... Hi WFC, I wasn't doubting you, In fact I know what spend down is. When my wife went back to school because she could no longer work on her feet do to a degeneartive muscle and nerve disease, I too aplied for medicaid. ... (9 replies)
Shoreline ?
Jul 5, 2004
... down the road and it entails an anteror aproach, removing the entire disc, Placing caps on both sides of the vertabrea where they removed the disc, for the diisc to be held in. It's not gentle surgery but the succes rate seems to be quite good. ... (5 replies)
... eth is a pure opiate with the same opiate receptor binding ability as Morphine. An antagonist means that the drug blocks opiate receptors from any opiate binding to them. A drug like naltrexone "a pure antagonist" purges opiate receptors when people OD on opiates. But Meth is not an antagonist. No doubt, no way no how. ... (5 replies)
... Hey Scott, I know alot of us have been where you are now. Pain can certainly make us except less than favorable odds when surgery seems to be the only alternative. ... (3 replies)
... Hey Don, You shouldn't be concerned about switching to a stronger med or the number of mgs it takes to manage your pain. Most people are familiar with Oxycodone through Percocet or Tylox. ... (5 replies)


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