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MS Contin

Active Ingredient(s): Morphine
FDA Approved: May 29, 1987
Category: Pain Relief

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Morphine (INN) (/mrfin/) (sold under nearly a hundred trade names) is an opioid analgesic drug, a recreational drug, and the main psychoactive chemical in opium. In clinical medicine, morphine is regarded as the gold standard, or benchmark, of analgesics used to relieve intense pain and suffering.[2] Like other opioids, such as oxycodone, hydromorphone, and diacetylmorphine (heroin), morphine acts directly on the central nervous system (CNS) to relieve pain. Morphine has a high potential for ...

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doctors who will prescribe pain medication montana
I live in Missoula, MT. I was at a pain clinic but got tired of the constant numbness I got from the MS contin I was prescribed, so I withdrew on my own. It was hell, I had been on them for 4 years. I somehow thought the pain would go away. It didn't. I have low back pain from two torn discs, stenosis, and a facet joint problem. My regular doc will give me meds from time to time when I wrench my back. But he is on sabattical and his partner will NOT even discuss my pain....I am so frustrated! Any suggestions on who I can see who may help me for the short term? ## Hello, Kinger33! How are you? Generally, Morphine is a bad idea for that type of pain, it can actually cause some inflammation of the joints, which can make back pain worse, while taking it. As to the doctor not prescribing...
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Pain Management Doctors in DELAWARE
I just moved to delaware and am looking for a dr.that will continue my pain meds! I have done unhections n pt n found tht meds work beat for me. For people in TRUE NEED of pain meds it is very difficult to find help! And they wonder why people have to find them on the street?! I would never go that route bit i can understand ## HI Kimberly, Unfortunately, no one can really know ahead of time what a doctor is or is not willing to prescribe, as that is based on the doctor's discretion and not on someone else's previous appointment (especially since many doctor's are now worried about losing their licensing for prescribing too many narcotics). Some advice I can give you is to not specifically ask for any 'specific medication' when you see a new doctor. Just make sure to...
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ms contin 15mg how long in system
I took a 15 mg Ms continue pill yesterday morning. I'm also on lasix. how long will this be in my system? - thanks
Updated 6 days ago.
ms contin er plus msir
is ms contin and msir an effective combo for long term and breakthrough pain ## Hello, Babs! How are you? It can be effective, but it's really going to depend on the person's tolerance to narcotics and the severity of their pain. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Have they been prescribed for you?
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Difference in Big MS contin 60mg peach color pill and a small orange ms contin 60mg
What is The Difference in a Big round peach color MS Contin 60 mg extended release and a Small round orange MS Contin 60 mg extended release are they same pills ## does MS Contin have an antagonist drug encapsulated in it to prevent misuse? I suffer from chronic pain from a severe back injury and My Generic MS Contin seems like it isn't working nearly at all! I had heard that the drug Nazis (D.E.A.) was making the manufacturers of Time Release narcotics put this in extended release drugs to save people from themselves. IF THIS IS TRUE IT IS A MORONIC IDEA as everyone has different PH levels that can open the antagonist drug prematurely. I can't take much more from those who know how much more I hurt than myself! I have never crushed up any pill but a chewable antiacid. Is the D....
Updated 15 days ago.
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I was discharged from pain management cuz my exwife wrote the doc n said I was selling my pills my urines were positive for opiates he still discharge
I need to find find a docor but noone will treat me I was doing fine on mscontin 40 mg three times a day and ms contin 15 mg a day for breakthrough pain I've never sold my meds I need them I can barely stand up straight my wife has to get me out of bed put me to bed I've lost 4 jobs in 9 years.. please what can I do?
Updated 21 days ago.
Curious, please help
Hello- I have just had to change my pain medications through a pain clinic due to losing my job. My question is that I went from taking Percocet 10/325 up to 8 times a day, & my doc switched me to MS Contin 60 mg, twice a day. Is this an equivalent dose? Thanks in advance. ## It is stronger. Be sure and take your first dose at least several hours before you have to drive or be alert because it may make you sleepy, even if the Percocet didn't ## Hello, Mich! How are you doing? Oxycodone is 1 and half times stronger than the Morphine. Taking 120mgs of the MS Contin per day means that you are on an equivalent dosage, once the effect of the Acetaminophen is factored in. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as naus...
Updated 23 days ago.
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what do you when your dr of over 10 years retires and cant find another because have chronic pain take ms contin for
I have chronic pain and my dr. prescribed ms contin for me around 10 years ago. Now my dr. has retired and I cant find a dr. to see me because of the meds. I have no idea what to do and am scared. What do I do? ## I would suggest going to a Pain Management Clinic. There most likely is one nearby, as they are popping up everywhere due to the need to control narcotic medication levels. Many family doctors will not prescribe narcotic pain medicine to use long-term. Most doctors will refer you to a Pain Clinic to manage your pain. You should be able to talk to someone in his office, assuming it is still open, and they can refer you to a Pain Clinic. If not, get out the phone book, call one, and sed if you can make an appointment without a referral. Make sure you take a list of all your medi...
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Mylan Ms Contin
My pharmacy was out of my regular brand ms contin, I had to wait a few days (they suddenly didn't have the medication I got there for over 10 years. seems strange to me. A day or two after I started taking these, my leg pain came back, I have burning pain all the time, with my regular brand ( I think they are by Purdue) small darker blue pills, I never had pain even if I overworked my leg. These new ones are larger and made by mylan, they seem to work ok in the morning, but the pain gets worse when I usually do things in the afternoon. The others stay with me all day, I start to get pain late in the evening a few hours before my next pill is due. I have learned to live with the others,got things I needed to be done, with these I can see me becoming a couch potato. Has anyone experie...
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ms contin 100 mg tid vs 15mg oxycodone 6/day
which is better for severe pain following surgery? Have been on 100 mg ms contin er tid plus oxycodone 10/325 5/day for severe pain. having knee surgery and Dr switched me to 15mg oxycodone 6/day. somehow I feel like I am really going to be in pain. ## Hello, Foxy! How are you? Yes, the amount of Oxycodone you've been prescribed isn't equal to the amount MS Contin you were taking. That's only 90mgs a day and you'd need 133.33mgs to equal 200mgs of MS Contin. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. But how bad is your pain? After successful surgery, it should slowly start to improve and you shouldn't continually need the higher doses, you sh...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 15mg, 30mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 100mg, 10mg, 120mg, 130mg, 150mg, 200mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 45mg, 50mg, 60mg, 70mg, 75mg, 80mg, 90mg
  • Injectable, Liposomal: 10mg/ml, 15mg/1.5ml, 20mg/2ml
  • Injection: 0.2mg/ml, 0.5mg/ml, 10mg, 10mg/ml, 15mg/ml, 1mg/ml, 1mg/ml + 5%, 25mg/ml, 2mg/ml, 4mg/ml, 50mg, 50mg/ml, 5mg/ml, 8mg/ml
  • Injection, Liposomal: 10mg/ml, 10mg/ml (10mg/ml), 15mg/1.5ml (10mg/ml), 15mg/1.5ml(10mg/ml), 20mg/2ml (10mg/ml), 20mg/2ml(10mg/ml)
  • Liquid: 10mg/5ml, 20mg/ml
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 10mg/5ml, 20mg/5ml, 20mg/ml
  • Suppository: 10mg, 20mg, 30mg, 5mg
  • Tablet: 10mg, 15mg, 30mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 100mg, 15mg, 200mg, 30mg, 60mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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