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... know why some doctor balk at one opiate med over another, Of course I can see strength wise why they would want you on the lowest effective med, but prescribing methadone and then balking at percocet to me is like saying, you can have mashed potatos, but dont you even think about having a baked potato, lol. ... (2 replies)
... Just wanted to see if it's "unanimous" that there really is a difference between Methadone and Metha DOSE? ... (2 replies)
... Hey Tina: A couple things you might want to consider before jumping over to Oxycontin. I may be totally wrong on this, but I thought the conversion was about 4 to 1, Meth to Oxy. I know when I was on Oxycontin I was taking 3X160 or 480 mg per day. Also, my tolerance went up quite fast on it. On the Methadone, I take 3X 60 or 180 mg per day. With Oxy, I think twice a day... (19 replies)

... Most pain patients are concerned with the amount of tylenol in hydrocodone tablets, methadone is many times worse. ... (15 replies)
... en it comes to LA meds. My biggest concern is side effects, I got really sick after receiving dilaudid in the hospital one time. I also had a friend die from a methadone overdose that was said to be accidental. The poor guy had cancer though and yes, you do read about the combination of benzos and methadone being lethal. ... (14 replies)
... or even say that you think you need to be on a long acting med...just see what they suggest and go from there. I don't see any reason to be any more afraid of methadone than any other med...the reason you may see bad press about folks overdosing is due to them taking it not as prescribed...too much or combing it. ... (14 replies)
Opana vs Ms Contin
Mar 18, 2010
... morphine for tolerance issues. Personally my body doesn't get any relief from any of the hydrocodone based medications so that's not an option for me. ... (12 replies)
... I don't mean to disagree, but this is incorrect. T3 is actually less potent than Vicodin. Codeine has poor bioavailability while hydrocodone has excellent bioavailability. ... (6 replies)
... percocet=oxycodone vicodin=hydrocodone there are slight differences, they are both fast acting while morphine and diluadid are long acting. the dilaudid is the same family as methadone,(when the nazis were cut off rom the opiate supply in WW2 they developed methadone type (synthetic morphine ) for thier troops. (17 replies)
... Oxycodone is said to be somewhat longer acting that hydrocodone, morphine etc, 6 hours vs 4... though users may dispute this! ... (4 replies)
... "Opiate" refers to alkaloids extracted from poppy pods and their semi-synthetic counterparts, which bind to the opiate receptors. These including opium, codeine and morphine. Semisynthetic opiates/opioids are derived by altering chemicals contained in opium. Some semi-synthetics include hydrocodone, oxycodone, buprenorphine and diamorphine (heroin). Naloxone is also a... (14 replies)
... are the meds in The keto synthetic family, Hydrocodone, oxycododne, hydromorphone and oxymorphonne, The fents and demerol are also synthetic ans so are meds like methadone or levordromoran. ... (14 replies)
... and such. Examples of fully synthetic opioids would be Methadone and Ultram. I believe that Demerol is also fully synthetic, but I'm not positive. Of course, there are other examples but hopefully these will do. ... (14 replies)
... I am 31 with 3 kids and have had a Neurostimulator for 13 months. It is the BEST thing I have ever done regarding my chronic pain. I was on 40 mg of methadone and 30 mg of hydrocodone daily before my implant. ... (16 replies)
... I've tried OxyContin, MS Contin, Duragesic patches, Methadone and short acting hydrocodone, oxycodone and morphine. ... (5 replies)
... or and they were 10 mg Watson's. I do remember getting some yellow ones a couple times too, but I'm not sure, as this was six or seven years ago. Same with the Hydrocodone though, I wouldn't take Mallinckrodt brand when I had a script filled. ... (8 replies)
... This is a low dose of Hydrocodone and 500 mg of Tylenol. ... (10 replies)
... s that treat these patient populations and prescribe these meds and read the journals and have been notified of the rejection and death rates from using generics Vs name brand won't prescribe them and the pharmacist knows that, why do they insist on the same BS we hear all the time.. ... (7 replies)
... witching from Febtanyl to morphine can cause differential withdrawal. You are still getting an oiate, but it doesn't bind to all the same receptors. Morphine and Hydrocodone have more in common than Febtanyl and morphine. ... (1 replies)
Methadone, anyone?
Feb 22, 2004
... I'm grateful for my doc, understand the consequences of every med, the risks involved, know about physical dependence and withdrawal and weigh the benefit Vs the cost. Perhaps if your pain isn't truly disabling you shouldn't describe it that way. ... (6 replies)


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