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... I'm currently taking Avinza 120mg every 4-6 hours 1 capsule. I also take Roxy 30mg in between for the bad days. I donít take the 30mg oxy's everyday. maybe 6 times a week. Iím experiencing pretty bad constipation. My stools are large and lumpy and very hard. (I know gross - sorry for the details) When I do go to the bathroom, I usually have to work pretty hard and when... (29 replies)
... Since I've increased to 60mgs of Avinza it's becoming a nightmare! ... (11 replies)
... I was just about to put a post up about the same thing when I seen yours. Since my doctor put me on Avinza I have had the same problem. It was hard enough to go just on perc. ... (12 replies)

... acting drugs that might cause less constipation than the morphine? ... (5 replies)
... il off to him about it, and specifically the patch. He does use it frequently in his practice and said it does tend to have fewer side effects. I am having bad constipation despite use of Miralax and good diet with the Avinza. ... (5 replies)
... is cited as being less likely to cause constipation than some other opioid pain meds. ... (15 replies)
... Thanks for all the suggestions. I've been using Miralax for the past two weeks and it has been working well for me. Not as good as before the Avinza, but it's better than nothing. At least I'm daily now, for the most part. Are there some opioid pain meds that are more constipating than others? (15 replies)
... I'm no expert either, but it does seem like a low dose from what you were on. I'm on Avinza and it works great for me, so maybe once you get the dosing figured out you'll find you like it. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks for the advice. Yes, I am worried about getting behind in my pain and then trying to fight it with my regular dose if I stop. It took a few days of the Avinza to work the first time, and that was converting from norco, so I can just imagine it would be worse with nothing in my system. ... (15 replies)
... I've had some problems with constipation since being on Avinza, more than I ever did with Norco's. The LA works much better for me and I really like only taking 1 pill a day. ... (15 replies)
... mendously with my pain. I guess I'm in denial. Every time I find something that helps with the pain I think I am cured and should quit taking it. I have had some constipation but nothing bad. Thanks. Have you had any trouble with tolerance with avinza. Have you had to up the dose any in the 2 years you have been on it. ... (10 replies)
... I've been taking Avinza for two years now. My only complaint is the constipation. I'd rather keep my pain level in check than worry about being "regular". ... (10 replies)
... I am getting my perscription for avinza filled today and will be starting it tomorrow.... ... (4 replies)
... day. It was a change for the better,It helped to lesson the pain. The main problem with Avinza for me are the hot flashes and constipation. But other than that... ... (6 replies)
... which combined with an immediate release component achieves the desired release profile characteristics of AVINZA capsules.... ... (6 replies)
... is my miracle constipation drug. It softened up everything nicely ... if you haven't tried it, I recommend you check with you doc for a sample. Wonderful stuff! ... (7 replies)
... Shore I found a conversion chart at GlobalRph that I showed to my doc on my dosing. I thinks is pretty accurate. At least it was in getting my doseage right. The dose I was at was 449 mgs. q24hrs. and now I am at 480 mgs and doing better than I was except for the damn constipation. That's something I have never had to work at before, but I am dealing with it. If you... (7 replies)
... If constipation continues to be a problem there are some safer medications on the market used for treatment of IBS but are often used for those who suffer chronic constipation. ... (8 replies)
... Morphine is the worst for constipation. As everyone else mentioned, water, and fiber are great. But you have to both. Fiber will back you up just as bad without the water. When I was taking Kadian(morphine) my Dr told me to take Senekot-S daily. There is also a recipe that Shore has called the Yakima Fruit Paste that seems to work very well. Of course eating some prunes... (8 replies)
... Up your water intake. My doctor tells me to drink 80-100 ounces a day because of my pain meds causing constipation. My doctor also told me to start taking 500mg of magnesium every night before bed. It is good for promoting sleep and apparently it also is great for keeping you "loosened" up. I also use Milk of Magnesium when things get TOO backed up feeling and I'm... (8 replies)

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