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... Which is stronger and would work better for post surgical pain? ... (10 replies)
... atement about an entire calss testing as one. The first UA my present doc did 4 years ago while I used oxy as a BT with methadone came back positive for dilaudid and negative for oxy but that was the limit of that tests abilty. It was exceptable to test positive for hydromorphorph and not oxy back then. ... (15 replies)
... Yes, as Cmpgirl and Jon have pointed out, it can be difficult to compare when taking into account different strengths. ... (10 replies)

... Hey guys, Methadone and Heroin are not related in any way other than meth is an Opioid and Heroin is an Opiate, meaning derived from opium, Opioids are all synthetic, Meth is no more synthetic heroin than oxycodone or hydromorphone. ... (15 replies)
Are opioids safe?
Sep 10, 2008
... Most also do not understand the difference between dependence and addiction. All people who take opioids chronically will develop dependence. ... (14 replies)
... The conversion depends on the amount of oral medication that you were on. If you were on between 67.5 and 112 mgs. ... (4 replies)
... nswer to the same question, to a fellow on this board. I have found over time, that the answer is so often needed for many people as a help for thier conversion, and starting this useful but difficult drug to titrate, that a permanant sticky would help everyone. ... (0 replies)
... It is great and has helped me alot. It takes 5 days to get into your system. The sedation will slowly get better. ... (5 replies)
... Hey Cajun, I took meth for several years and have used morphine for over a year, and tried OxyC and Duragesic. Pain wise, meth works well when dosed properly "to suite your needs" if you can handle the side effects, just like any med. ... (15 replies)
... ough Methadone is rarely the first long acting med they try it's a good choice for people that tolerate the side effects. People die from morphine, fentanyl,OxyC and even Hydro preps because the tylenol destroys their liver. ... (6 replies)
... nutes dependning on the settings. If your not comfortable in the hopital, it's best to have someone there to advocate for you. Somethat can stomp the halls, yell and demand to see the surgeon now to manage uncontrolled pain. ... (4 replies)
... These are, by and large, very safe drugs. There are a few synthetics like Demerol, and Darvon which have some toxic metabolites you have to worry about in prolonged use, and no sensible doctor would use Demerol long term for that reason. ... (12 replies)
... Darvecet is not methadone, It's in the same class of synthetic opiates as methadone, Levorphanol and Darvon, it has some NMDA blocking ability as do the other synthetics in this class. ... (15 replies)
... Heroin is still used in the UK as a pain med, It's chemical name is Diacetelmorphine. Fentanyl is a completely different class of opiates and is hundreds of times more potent than morphine or dilaudid and measured in micrograms. ... (5 replies)
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)
Oxy or dilaudid
Apr 19, 2006
... ng twice as much to only have to swallow one 8mg tab instead of two tiny 4 mg tabs. Even the generic version is twice as expensive as the same ampunt in 4mg tabs and that's just because it's a newly available dose. ... (3 replies)
... by the clock just maintains a constant levelin your system. However the next school of thought is why not maintain that constant level with the long acting meds and use break through or rescue medication as needed. ... (3 replies)
... Dave is right about Docs "leading astray" as far as them shoveling in their own opinions that they claim is God's word, or law, and we sit there eating every "spoonful" of what they are "feeding" us. ... (5 replies)
... I've been taking oxycodone for the last couple of years in conjunction with Soma. I also have had prescriptions for MS Contin. However, the oxycodone has my pain cycling up and down constantly as it's immediate relief. The Soma doesn't seem to aid or supplement the oxycodone. ... (30 replies)
... Generaly all the narcotics are created equal for pain, however, individuals sometimes find one better than another..... its more about individual variations than oxycodone being better for headache and Dilaudid being better for renal colic etc. ... (5 replies)

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