MS Contin

Active Ingredient(s): Morphine
FDA Approved: * May 29, 1987
Pharm Company: * PURDUE FREDERICK
Category: Pain Relief

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



MS Contin Overview

Morphine is a pain medication of the opiate type which is found naturally in a number of plants and animals.[5][7] It acts directly on the central nervous system (CNS) to decrease the feeling of pain. It can be taken for both acute pain and chronic pain. Morphine is frequently used for pain from myocardial infarction and during labour. It can be given by mouth, by injection into a muscle, by injecting under the skin, intravenously, into the space around the spinal cord, or rectally.[5] Maximu...

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Im a 58 yr old woman.Im bipolar, reclusive and my hisband is a over the road trucker.4 years ago i was put on percpcet 10/325,,that dr missed a broken shlder bone so i switched drs who added MS Contin.i had rotator cuff surgery but within 3 months i went to bed at thkshiving and wike up at the hospital xmas.I had severe pnuemonia , they induced the coma as my oxygen was mid 60s, and after 3 chest tubes failed, they had to go in and phyically debride my lung,So besides shlder to wrist pain i have phantom nerve pain over that scar.My dr told me the nerves cant connect.I dont do syreet drugs, nor seek drugs but my vision.is bad and my husband left a tablet in a dish by my chair which i thgt was a percocet and took.It wasnt.I knew i was going to have a UA y next visit, but due to this and ther
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new drug prescribing laws
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I have been seeing the same pain management doctor in Ohio for over 12 years for degenerative disc disease with radiculopathy and sciatica. She put me on 60mg MS Contin ER q 12 and 5-10 mg Oxycodone prn for break through pain. Now she tells me that I have to wean down to 60 mg Morphine Equivalent per day because of the new federal laws. I was able to enjoy an active lifestyle and now at 60 mg bid I am miserable and unable to do or enjoy anything. She is forcing me to go to a neuropathology doc for more injections, ablations and physical therapy which I have been through many times before without success. I worked in surgery for 36 years and refuse to go that route because most of the patients had multiple surgeries, each one making them worse. Is she being honest about these laws or jus...
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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
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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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Doctors in Pittsburgh,PA who will take over my 8 year history with pain medications
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I have chronic lower bak pan and have for 20 years. MRI's show buldging discs,stenosis&Degenerative Disc Disease. Been on the same pain meds for 8 years now-MS Contin 30mg 2Xday and Vicodin 7.5/750mg 2-3 X day. Now, Primary Doctor suddeny is recommending weening me off ad has started the process aainst my will. My pain continues. Ive not been "cured". The meds make it so that I can liveon ad move. There has been no options suggested to me except getting my pain back. Im afraid and need help finding a Doctor who iswilling to writethe scripts. I have not asked for any increase in my meds for 6 years now and am not looking to do this now either.I tow the line and play no games. I just need help please.Thak you sincerely. ## Hello, Darren! How are you doing? Sorry about the ...
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used to take ms contin 100mg and 10/325 percocet 6x a day.
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Now I've switched to Oxycodone 80mg, q12 healing with 10/325 percocet 6x a day. THE OXY is NOT HOLDING Me-- in 5 Hrs I'm in Pain - 6 bad pain- by 8hrs I am crying. I have many chronic pain issues. HELP!! What WILL HELP so I can function and possibly return to work? ## Hello, Lilly! How are you doing? I am very sorry that you're in so much pain. Unfortunately, not every medication works for everyone that tries it. Have you ever used Fentanyl, yet? It is the most potent opiate available, so it may help you. The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. ## Talk to your dt about you trying oxymorphone(opana) it's stronger than percocet Momma ## And why does he have y...
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ms contin pills 100mg all shapesand colors
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What is the different shapes and sizes and colors of ms contin 100mg ## Hello, Kp! How are you? I'm sorry, but since this medication is available as both a name brand and a generic, there are far too many tablets available for me to be able to list the detailed information about all of them. Do you have a certain pill you are questioning? If so, please post back with its description and the markings on it and I'll gladly check for you to see what it contains. Thanks! ## I have a pill that was said it was a tamdol it 100mg and it shape as a oval color is orange but has no code on it ## I have a pill tamdol that was said it was a tamdol it 100mg and it shape as a oval color is orange but has no code on it
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Pain Management Doctors in DELAWARE
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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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need pain doctor in central NJ
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Suffering in chronic pain every day of my life. Dx Herniated disk in neck, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, bursitis. Received letter in mail the other day from pain dr saying he no longer will see me or give me my prescriptions and to find another dr. because I didnt want to have epidural injections so he said I wasn't following his tx regimen. I currently take MS Contin 30mg every 12 hrs. and Oxycodone 20mg 4x day for breakthrough pain. I am nervous because he didn't give me much notice. In about 2 weeks, I am due for my prescriptions. Can anyone tell me of a good dr in central NJ where I can get my Rxs. ## where do you live? ## Karen, I found a pain doctor and getting my prescriptions. Thank you. Live in Manville, NJ. ## Can you let me no a dr please in also looking and in that ...
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MS Contin and breakthrough pain
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I am taking 15mg MS Contin 4 times a day and I still have several periods of severe pain that come out of nowhere. They usually last anywhere from 20 minutes to an hour and can be so severe that they bring me to my knees. Could this be breakthrough pain? I have an appointment with my pain doctor in the morning, but I want to see what others think so I can try to be prepared when I talk to him. I want to ask for something for these periods of severe pain. What works best with MS Contin? Thanks for your help! ## Yes, breakthrough pain is quite normal for someone to experience, when they suffer from something that causes severe and/or chronic pain. There are several medications that you can try to help with it, when it hits like that. Most doctors usually use an instant release medication ...
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MS Contin 15 mg and Norco 10-325 together
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Can I take MS Contin 15 mg and Norco 10-325 together or should I space them out over the day? ## They can be taken together, if they have both been prescribed for you. However, as reported by the NIH, taking them together may result in your experiencing more severe side effects, which may include nausea, dizziness, headache, and sedation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Morphine
  • 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.

NDC Database Records for MS Contin: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 16590-884 Ms Contin 60 mg Extended Release Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 35356-335 Ms Contin 15 mg Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 55154-4706 Ms Contin 30 mg Extended Release Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 55154-4707 Ms Contin 60 mg Extended Release Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 55154-4708 Ms Contin 100 mg Extended Release Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 59011-260 Ms Contin 15 mg Extended Release Tablet by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 59011-261 Ms Contin 30 mg Extended Release Tablet by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 59011-262 Ms Contin 60 mg Extended Release Tablet by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 59011-263 Ms Contin 100 mg Extended Release Tablet by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 59011-264 Ms Contin 200 mg Extended Release Tablet by Purdue Pharma Lp

Other drugs which contain Morphine or a similar ingredient: (22 results)


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