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... onsumption at all. Rather he is trying to slowly and carefully switch you from the Fentanyl to the Methadone. Notice he's beginning by adding a small amount of Methadone without reducing the amount of Fentanyl at all. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Tina, That's not really correct about meth not being an opiate, methadone is a pure opiaite agonist, It has no opiate antagonistic properties. ... (20 replies)
Methadone, anyone?
Feb 20, 2004
... You do have to dig past allot of methadone maint information to find articles about it's usefulness as a pain med. ... (6 replies)

Methadone concern
Dec 15, 2005
... Just to ease your mind, Heroin addicts get their meth at a methadone clinic where a single dose is given daily under supervison. ... (7 replies)
Apr 21, 2013
... A good doctor will not look at a conversion chart so much but start you at a very low dose...even 5 or 10mg a day, giving you breakthrough meds. Then, increase it slowly. ... (18 replies)
... Memere: I looked on a dosing chart and came up with the following: 10mg oxymorphone = 10mg methadone 20mg oxycodone = 10 mg methadone Therefore since you were on 80mg of the oxymorphone = 80mg methadone and then add 90mg oxycodone = 45mg methadone Grand total 80mg methadone + 45mg methadone for a TOTAL OF 125MG METHADONE/DAY (12 replies)
... r conversion from meth to morphine you dose could end up 4 times higher than it is now but docs are usually very conservative when changing drugs and following a chart is the safest thing for an nexperienced do to do. It gets them in or near the ballpark. ... (7 replies)
... The charts you are looking for are called Equianlegesic dosing converters. However these are just guides and I have yet to see one that acounts for the build up of meth in your sytem over the first 5 days. ... (5 replies)
... y 3 times more potent than morphine, However the more recent article suggest that that conversion is way off and that meth produces the widest range of anelgesic dosing of any opiate. ... (6 replies)
... Hi there! I'm currently on Methadone and Morphine ER for my long acting meds and Oxycodone for breakthrough. ... (0 replies)
... tiq on hand, which is good. I have to admit, not wearing patches is nice....It was my main issue, the itching and all. Otherwise, they worked great. An hourly dosing system of fent worked great for me...Wish they could come with a pill format. I'd jump all over it. ... (12 replies)
... Everyone reponse is going to be difeferent but generally, methadone works better on neuro panin, Oxycodone works better on visceral pain. ... (5 replies)
... so it's just a matter of adjustments untill he finds what works bst for each patient. That's why some of sus are on Oxy some are on morphine and some fentanyl or methadone and all equally satisfied with the relief we get. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Iso, Thanks for your reply. I couldn't agree with you more regarding the ability to choose my own meds/dosage. I feel like my doctor gave me a little freedom to decide last time I saw him, but what I decided on isn't enough. I hate the feeling of him possibly thinking that I'm not using them correctly. It makes me feel terrible. I think he perceives me as a child... (21 replies)
... uld likely have adverse effects like amnesia and memory problems. 5mgs twice a day is the conservative starting dose, certainly report any adverse reactions. The chart I looked at had . ... (4 replies)
... Tee best chart on the net I had seen doesn't seem to be available right now but there is other infor out there. ... (7 replies)
... I hate to see folks get it set in their head unless they get what a chart says they will be getting a decrease. I've been there too. I've just learned the charts are just guides. ... (7 replies)
... Hi queene, Although there are plenty of short avtingmeds stronger than vicodin, Most PM docs are going to lean towards longer acting meds to remove the frequent dosing, the ups and downs, living life in 4 hour increments etc etc etc. Chronic pain is a lifeelong problem for some, If it's severe enough to require stronger longer acting meds, Getting away from the need to redose... (5 replies)
Sep 15, 2004
... is not the ideal way for a PM doc to stay in buisness. My doc has every modality, surgery, DX , every PM attempt ever made, when, where and who, documented in my chart to justify the use of these meds in case he is ever auditited. ... (9 replies)
... Most people do stabilize eventually or at least stabilize to the point that only slight adjustment need to be made. I'm on a much higher dosage of methadone but have been very stable for almost 4 years now. I can switch to an equienalgesic dose of morphine and switch right back to the same dose of methadone. ... (17 replies)

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