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Med troubles
Aug 23, 2003
... Hey Spas, I can cut and paste some articles for you to print out and take to your doc. Just explain you can't afford the overpriced long acting meds without ins. ... (4 replies)
... re. I was severely sick, couldnt hold ANYTHING down, throwing up all the time. Then Id be sleeping for two days straight from the stomach medicine I'd been given to get over the nausea. Finally I got fed up and asked for some vicodin. That finally helped some what. ... (9 replies)
... Hey Lei, It seemed like I went through a short honeymoon when I first started oxy. I went from begging my NS for 30 Vicodin a week to 20mgs of oxy BID. It was a relief to finally have some pain management. ... (37 replies)

No changes
Aug 3, 2017
... A good pain management plan incorporates a mix of daily meds, as needed meds, alternative therapies, lifestyle changes, and more. ... (6 replies)
... Well if the migraines don't settle down then definitely get with the doctor and tell him about it and the side effects are not tolerable. Ask him to switch to something else. ... (7 replies)
... I'm seeing a therapist on Monday, which I'm looking forward to, and right after I'm going to see the PM doctor. ... (12 replies)
... ywaire and reports extreme nerve pain in araes that may have never had an injury, skin changes color and temp, the slightest touch sends incrediable pain signals to the brain and like any nevre type pain it's very difficult to treat because it doesn't repond as well to opiates as other types of pain. ... (19 replies)
... I can't say that I have any real answers to your questions. I am just worried about you. I guess what you are planning on kind of scares me. I hope that you take the advice of the other posters. ... (8 replies)
... egads !!! I HATE KADIAN, I have found "for me" that it is the most addictive prescription drug I have ever had. I am fighting right now to go OFF the Kadian. My meds come by mail and they were late due to a holiday..I went into a withdrawl that I could not believe. ... (36 replies)
Apr 12, 2006
... Sorry Allen. There is also the posibility you could experience some differencial withdrawal going from Fentanyl to morphine even at an equianelgesic dose. ... (6 replies)
Dave-pump Question
Mar 14, 2006
... me it was a matter of side effects, I couldn't reach a managable level of pain relief without overwhelming side effects. For others, they may simply not be able to find a level of pain relief with orals that allows them to function or even find a level of pain relief that's satisfactory when sedentary. ... (4 replies)
... verticulitis. "Pits in the bowels" for seeds to fester in. So to be graphic, but it's something DV patients have to avoid. But the suggested stuff works, If you like apricots add an extra bag. ... (22 replies)
... or less wouldn't cause severe enough withdrawal to risk loosing everything for non compliance. ... (5 replies)
... had a very hard time, she's a bit opiate phobic but has gottten relief rom elevil for the nerve pain and phantom pain of the missing breast. However it does have to be dosed corectly, One dose at night to help with sleep and pain does not work. ... (4 replies)
Nov 12, 2003
... Just wanted to let you know what happened with the Actiq when I talked to the PM doc today. ... (7 replies)
Sep 12, 2003
... Hi Cindy, Avinza is supposed to be a true 24 hour version of LA morphine. The only difference between it and Kadian is that it does have an imediate release simailar to a bolus dose at the beginning of each dose. ... (5 replies)
Stronger meds
Jul 10, 2003
... person taking 400mgs of oxyC 3 times a day took 5 80's 3 times a day. This is a high dose but I've seen much higher myself. Do you know how unfair it is for you to say that's an absurd dose and only cancer patients should have that amount.You really don't sound like you know what your talking about. ... (27 replies)
Loss of privacy.
May 23, 2003
... g down hard about narcotics in particular, too many filled scripts with one particular drug gives them a sort of red light meaning too many and why! My uncle has to justify every drug he prescribs and is adviced from time to time about alternative pain relief. ... (21 replies)
... ks a month.A whopping dose would only cost 40 bucks. Unfortunately it's the only option for some.There is a generic version of long acting morphine. Ask your doc to switch if you simply have a copay for generics. It's not that much cheaper but would be covered. ... (6 replies)

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