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... According to some of the calculators that are online it looks as if you can try 40mg BID od TID depending on you. ... (9 replies)
... I continue to have skin reactions to the Duragesic patch and will probably be switching to long acting Oxycontin. Does anybody have the conversion numbers that would show how much Oxycontin I would need to take to equal the Duragesic 100 patch changed every 48 hours? ... (9 replies)
... I have a serious conversion problem. I was on Duragesic Patch 100mcg every 2 days. Well, here in Florida with the heat and humidity, the patches were falling off left and right. ... (7 replies)

... I posed this same exact question a few months ago and didn't get a single response. So I had to go with what my WONDERFUL and caring PCP recommended. ... (9 replies)
... octor will probably start one dose lower than recommended because your pain receptors will not be saturated like the fentany ones, so you will be more sensitive to the oxycodone in oxycontin. ... (9 replies)
... switched away from meth 3 times , what you are experiencing is fairly normal. What you experience is either differencial withdrawal, which just means meth binds to receptors that oxycontin doesn't, or you dose is simply too low. But meth doesn't impede other opiates from their anelgesic ability. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks Cpap!! I really appreciate your quick response! I'm sure my doc will know the proper conversion, but it's always good to hear what other patients have experienced with the same conversion. ... (9 replies)
... hought that the duregesic patch was to be used only for chronic pain and never for acute pain, and like any narcotic your body will eventually build up tolerance to it, sometimes it takes a while sometimes not very long at all it all depends on the person. ... (32 replies)
... Glad that I was of some help. Of course, the others are right, it is the doctor that has the final say in this matter. I just wanted to share what worked for me. ... (9 replies)
... when she comes back from maternity leave. I'll be ready with some background info on possible conversion numbers thanks to you folks! ... (9 replies)
... When I tried the patch a few months ago my doc said to put hydrocortisone cream on the place where you are going to place the patch and give it a few minutes to soak in before putting the patch on. ... (9 replies)
... I just saw your post sweetie...sorry to have missed it. ... (9 replies)
... Hey Pookie, Ifoxycodone works on your pain, I would push for oxyContin or the generic version. ... (1 replies)
... d fusions and broken or pulled the screws out of every single set of hardware. This is medicine, It's not like your acountant did his math wrong. Docs are trying to protect you from fatal consequences by over estimating a drug you have never tried during a conversion from one med to another. ... (9 replies)
... s growing tolerant and not having choices, that's rediclops the doc can't adjust MSContin upwards and gave up on it as soon as you became toerant, what's hegoing to do when you become toerant to Oxy? ... (8 replies)
... Long time nor hear, have not been on the boards lately, too busy trying to get the pain under control. Thanks for clearing that up with the Oxycontin thing. I guess I have just heard a lot of negative things about it and it didn't help me at all, so all I want to say is you are a wealth of info!! ... (10 replies)
... emicals or pollen, many substances can cause a hystamine release hence the need for antihystamines that block the relase of hystamines or block them from binding to the hystamine receptors. ... (10 replies)
... Hey SG, That actually is the most common conversion.40mgs of Oxy is supposed to be equal to 60mgs of morphine. TID usually works for most folks but you can't hammer every peg into the same hole. ... (3 replies)
... You should NOT experience withdrawal. I would want to have access to some breakthrough meds, such as Actiq or OxyIR in any case. Many pain docs believe that patients should have access to a "stash" of opioids for emergencies. ... (14 replies)
... I switched from OxyContin to MS Contin, morphine with the same release mechanism as OxyContin. ... (20 replies)

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