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... 10mg methadone compared to 10 mg of oxycontin (1 replies)
... th the cost of any pther med I could have been on and so I used it, I switched back to LA morphine when I had coverage for a year where my wife worked, but after that had to switch back. ... (4 replies)
... You said you were taking 40mg of methadone daily correct? ... (19 replies)

Methadone concern
Dec 18, 2005
... I had been on oxycontin for a couple years, and kept needing to increase dose and add BTmeds, as the oxy just wasn't keeping up with the pain well. ... (7 replies)
... No question is a bad one....This is how you learn! Methadone is a very potent drug that really can't be compared in a way other drugs can be. This is because Methadone "builds" in your system over time. It's half life is the longest of any pain med out there. ... (10 replies)
... I have gone to my PM doc who wants to put me on methadone. He says that will give me up to an extra year of mobility before my spinal issues interfere to the point I will have to quit work. ... (8 replies)
... What's your question? Much more detail is needed. Thxs. Ex (1 replies)
From Oxy to Opana
Nov 30, 2007
... lex in the beginning for muscle spasms and the cramping that hits me behind my knees, the tops of my thighs and the back of them all at once but when that failed to keep things in check, they put me on baclofen instead, which is currently 15 mg three tiems a day. ... (3 replies)
... pathy from lung surgery, and now Spinal Arthritis. I have gone through a lot of different pain medications and became opiate tolerant on all of them. I went up to 480 mg on Oxycontin, plus 30 mg qid of Oxycodone for BT pain. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Wren, I've never heard of not having to pay two copays if you needed two different strengths of medicaton. ... (2 replies)
... and that makes the conversion difficult. Also, methadone has a very long half life compared to others and takes several days to even get to the correct serum level. So the conversion is a difficult one as I previously stated. ... (19 replies)
... Methadone is a viable option but there are also others such as Morphine or Oxycontin. Much of what you may be prescribed really seems to be at the discretion of the physician themselves. Some are fine prescribing one type of medication while not so keen on another. ... (19 replies)
... I agree. If there is actual scientific information backing up the clain that more and more doctors are no longer using methadone then I would love the have the chance to read it. Because I was told the exact opposite by my Pain Managment doctor. ... (21 replies)
... Hey TRose, I did want to mention the thing about yorur age. ... (10 replies)
... I was taking up to 160mg's of Oxycontin a day. I was having a lot of side effects from the oxy and it was still not providing enough pain relief. My doctor decided to put me on Methadone. ... (10 replies)
... LOL... sorry about that. I didn't mean to call your bluff. Don't worry about it, we all do little things to help figure things out. I find myself counting on my fingers sometimes. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Ken, If you do a search for meth withdrawal, You won't be able to distinguish between meth maint patients that have experienced meth withdrawal and what CP patients experience when switching from meth to another med. ... (35 replies)
Hey shoreline
Mar 26, 2004
... Ok, went to my neurologist today and she was great. ... (27 replies)
... some info on the possibility of treating central pain syndrome with methadone. You all sound like very caring people so I thought that someone just might be able to help me in my quest for relief from this torturous pain. Let me give you just a little history. ... (20 replies)
... We switched to Methadone and it has been great for me. For one, there's not as much controversy and nasty looks... ... (9 replies)




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