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... The two natural alkaloids used directly for PM that issue from opium are codeine and morphine. The other major alkaloid is thebaine, but this is synthesized before use in PM. So, codeine and morphine are opiates. Pretty much, the remainder are opioids, either partially or fully synthetic. Examples of partial synthetics would be hydrocodone (Vicodin), Hydromorphone... (14 replies)
Oxy or dilaudid
Apr 19, 2006
... g tabs and that's just because it's a newly available dose. If you happen to pay cash, you might want to look into the cost difference between using two 4mg tabs Vs one 8mg. ... (3 replies)
Cost of OxyContin?
Jul 13, 2005
... Same with 8 mg Dilaudid vs 4 mgs, New strengths, even generic tend to cost more. ... (5 replies)

... When switching my breakthrough medication from 60mg/dose Oxycodone to 24mg/dose Hydromorphone, I can tell you that I found the pain relief to be approximately equal, but found the medication lasted only 1/2 to 2/3 of the time. Although it did kick in significantly quicker. Due to that, after a period of time, I switched back to the Oxycodone. I had hoped that since I had... (8 replies)
... I would double check your doctor's conversions to see how far from your previous Oxycontin dose you are on the portion you have converted to Hydromorphone. ... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the boards.... While I'm happy to explain some of the meanings for the terms...I'm not sure how it will be of any help about your negative test results... Acute pain is sudden and usually does not last longer than six months. It usually disappears after the underlying injury has healed or has been treated. Someone who has CP/Chronic Pain...is one who has... (17 replies)
... I have been a chronic pain patient since I was 17. I've had 13 surgeries on both knees and a reconstruction on my left knee all except 2 in the last 12 years. I've also had 11 abdominal surgeries in the last 11 years. I was off and on narcotics since I was 25 and then 8 yrs ago went on them daily. I've taken just about all of them, Oxycontin, Fentanyl, Vicoden, Dilaudid,... (16 replies)
Opana vs Ms Contin
Mar 18, 2010
... Ex has does some excellent research on Opana and posted in another thread about the different types of receptors, including the Mu1 which Opana is not supposed to effect. In my experience the body metabolizes different opiates groups differently. Which one of the reasons my doctor will rotate me between Oxycodone and Morphine based pain killers when I build up a tolerance... (12 replies)
... well to be honest i am an ex opiate addict and opana works VERY WELL i was taking 16-240 mg of oxy daily and would fell the same effect if not stronger with only 40-80 mg of opana...and as far as having no euphoric effect thats bs...they would make me feel much euphoria...opanas are 2x stronger than oxycontin and 9x stronger than morphine plus if you would eat a full meal with... (12 replies)
... My PM doctor is interested in switching me from 40mg Oxycontin every 12 hours to either Morphine, or Methadone. ... (14 replies)
... op due to the intense pain after the hardware removal. I was given IV Dilaudid in after the surgery and it wasn't touching the pain. ... (29 replies)
... my breakthrough medicine was changed as well. Dilaudid for breakthrough pain. ... (29 replies)
... still hammer you at the cash register. If your doc is stuck on prescribing say 60 BT pills a month., Take a print out from the pharamcy and show him how the 8mg dilaudid is 4times the cost of 4mg and 10mg percs are 3 times the price of 5mg and 6 times the prce of genric 5mg oxycodone without apap. ... (23 replies)
... So how well does Oxycontin work as a breakthrough medication for you? ... (5 replies)
... I'd give the fentanyl patch a try. When dosed correctly, it would only be as strong as you need it. As long as you aren't opiate naive, it isn't contraindicated (and it doesn't sound like that is the case). They should start at a low dose and see how it goes. If you were in withdrawal, they could increase it right away. If you have a large amount of uncontrolled pain... (51 replies)
... left leg for 14 years. I have been on oxycontin, norco etc...currently taking topamax and 5 weeks off of norco. My PM and I have discussed Saboxone vs. resuming Oxycontin due to me being home so often alone with my son while my husband is at work. ... (13 replies)
What Is This Med
Feb 19, 2008
... As far as being dependent on short acting Vs long acting, I think you would have just as big a problem stopping short acting didlauid cold turkey as you would most long acting meds. ... (2 replies)
... And where does the dilaudid fit in? ... (10 replies)
... And where does the dilaudid fit in? ... (0 replies)
Newbie needs Help
Mar 29, 2006
... by prescribing twice as many 4mg dilaudid as he would 8mg tablets. They come in 2,4,and 8mg. Is it worth twice as much to take 2 tiny pills instead of 4 tiny pills. ... (10 replies)




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