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Avinza vs Kadian
Jul 3, 2006
... Avinza and Kadian are pretty close to the same as far as release, however, there are some differences. ... (4 replies)
Avinza vs Kadian
Jul 3, 2006
... at first and then the remainder over 24 hours where as Kadian doesn't have any quick release and just releases continually over 24 hours. ... (4 replies)
Avinza vs Kadian
Jul 3, 2006
... I was on Avinza 60mg q24H, however the med never lasted past the 16th hour and I had to use my bt meds for coverage. ... (4 replies)

Avinza vs Kadian
Jul 6, 2006
... So far the Kadian 30mg BID doesn't compare to the Avinza 60mg QD as far as pain relief. I figured it's the same drug and same dose and should work just as good. Oh well. ... (4 replies)
Avinza 3x a Day?
Aug 2, 2004
... Hey Wonka, Kadian was the first long acting morphine touted as a once a day pill. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Tex, Wilson gave you some good advice, as far as Avinza Vs Kadian or MScontin, Morphine is morphine,The different brands just have dfifferent release mechanism and work for different lenghths of time. ... (9 replies)
... I've heard people say there's a lot less up and down's with Avinza and Kadian compared to Ms Contin; it seems to me that the jury says they are much "smoother" medications. Oh, and the insurance co-pay is different ;) j/k--what you didn't want to hear! (4 replies)
... mg instant release morphine 3x a day for BTP. If I was offered Avinza or Kadian I would be on either of them in a New York Minute. ... (6 replies)
... Hi ACL. Wild guess,you have knee problems? I hope this surgery does the trick, but you questoon is pretty simple. Morphine is the gold standard to which other opiates are compered to in strength. It's by far not the most potent. Their are conversion tables called equianelgesic tables that guide docs how to safely move from one med to another. There may be some... (2 replies)
Avinza vs Kadian
Jul 3, 2006
... You may need to adjust your dose to 60mgs bid.Your doctor has to start you at a dose he thinks will work.I'm sure he would expect you to ask for an increase if it isn't working.This is your pain so don't be afraid to say " hey,this isn't working I need to raise my dose".Good luck to you and hang in there....Dave:) (4 replies)
... I think all are about the same, if you take them 2 x day. I started out on Avinza 1 x, but had to move to 2 x, and it's worked fairly well since. I think the main issue with morphine, is to ensure you get the coverage every 12 hours. ... (2 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. ... (2 replies)
Kadian vs. Avinza
Jun 26, 2014
... Hi toonces, Due to insurance I changed from Avinza, that I had been taking for years, to kadian which is the generic version. ... (2 replies)
Kadian vs. Avinza
Jun 26, 2014
... ours out of Avinza, so it could be worth a try before going to a different med, assuming you were doing well on the Kadian. Interesting they won't cover generic Kadian but will cover the brand name Avinza. It must end up being cheaper for them. What does your doctor suggest? ... (2 replies)
Kadian vs. Avinza
Jun 25, 2014
... My other options would be to pay out of pocket for the generic Kadian or try a different LA medication altogether. Any reflections are appreciated. Thanks. ... (2 replies)
... to him, count the ones I have taken vs the ones prescribed vs what I have left. No one in my entire family has ever taken opioids before. So this is real new to me. Opinions appreciated. ... (18 replies)
... in the US. Toppamax is another anti seizure med like Neurontin or Lamyctyl. It's trial and error with the antiseizure mds when treating nerve pain. As far as The Kadian or Avinza, 100 0r 120 mgs spread over 24 hours is a minimal dose of morphine. ... (5 replies)
Kadian vs. Avinza
Dec 29, 2011
... But, the pharmacist told me that there is a generic kadian that "just came out." I'm assuming that it is a new form of the generic and not the traditional MS ER. I am going to research that. ... (2 replies)
Generic Avinza?
Mar 29, 2015
... I've been taking the brand name stuff for quite a long time. The past few months, Walgreens has not had my Avinza in stock when I've needed to fill, even though I've been going there 4 years and have been on the same dose the whole time. Cue the wild goose chase to find it! ... (0 replies)
... I don't want to give you bad info, but if I recall correctly you take the 360 and divide by 6 because of the 24 hour dosing of Avinza and that gives you 60 mg. You should be on 60 mg of Avinza. And if that is right, you are perfectly set up. ... (9 replies)




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