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MS Contin

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

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MS Contin Overview

Morphine (INN) (/mrfin/) (sold under nearly a hundred trade names) is an opioid analgesic drug, and the main psychoactive chemical in opium. In clinical medicine, morphine is regarded as the gold standard of analgesics used to relieve intense pain. 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 addiction; tolerance and psychological dependence dev...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morphine

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Doctors in Pittsburgh,PA who will take over my 8 year history with pain medications
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 ...
Updated 10 hours ago.
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what is a substitute for ms contin 15 mg
I cant see that morphine 15 mg does anything for me. I was taking 40 mg oxcontin twice a day and something else for breakthrough pain. Since going on medicare supplement insurance I can't get the oxycontin through the company. I was taking dilaudid for the breakthrough pain but living, in Florida, I can't find it at all here. Does Oxcodone do as good as the morphine? I don't know that I can even get that here though. They have cracked down so much on what is dispensed in Florida that any meds is hard to get. Thanks for answering. ## Hello, Jeanne! How are you? I think the problem may be with the dosage of the MS Contin that you're on. Oxycodone is stronger, so for each 40mgs of it that you were taking, you'd need 60mgs of the MS Contin to be equivalent in analgesic e...
Updated 7 days ago.
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need pain doctor in central NJ
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 ...
Updated 11 days ago.
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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...
Updated 15 days ago.
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how long does it take for ms contin to leave your systim
I had some old ms contin. I rotated to another Medication. I took a 20mg by accedent. how log will it take to matabolize out ## Hello, Mike! How are you? What other medication are you taking? Unless there is some interaction between it and the Morphine, there really should be nothing to worry about. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, constipation and drowsiness.
Updated 22 days ago.
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ms contin help
My friend gave me five 5 mg blue ms contin. She has sense found out they count your meds. Is there anything that looks similar ? ## Hi rae, Unfortunately for your friend there are no OTC meds that resemble this description enough to convince a medical professional that it's the real deal; and that's because no two pills share the same marking, physical description, shape, and/or size. I don't like to encourage anyone to lie, as no one should be taking anyone else's prescription like that. But if she can't accept her mistake she might want to say that she accidentally dropped or spilled them down the drain...for lack of a better excuse. None the less, she'll have to come up with some quick savvy talking to explain the missing pills. I just wouldn't recommend a...
Updated 23 days ago.
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ms contin 15 mg blue
Please help. My friend gave me five of these meds. We didnt know her doc was going to count them. Does anyone know of a otc that may pass. Thanks ## No two meds look the same. When drs offices do pill counts, they know what the pills are suppose to look like. If any of the pills are different, they will call the pharmacy to verify that two different brands were used to fill the rx. ## So there is nothing i can do to try ? ## If the dr won't do a tox report the same day they do the pill count, she can take only 1 pill a day for 5 days to be sure she has enough for the count. But, it won't be pleasant for her. ## Does anyone know of an otc that looks like 15 mg ms contin ? ## @Rae, Sorry to hear about your situation. BL is right though... Unfortunately there's really not much ...
Updated 1 month ago.
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my friend gave 5 15 mg ms contin she just learned her doc is gonna count her meds
Is there a blue bill similar. Im worried she will get kicked out of pain mgmt. How closely do they check ? ## If there aren't exacly enough pills there, she will get kicked out of ain management. For example, if the directions say take 1 tablet twice a day and she got the rx on July 28 and they are going to be counted on Aug 13, she would need to have 32 pills. If she is sure that they won't do a tox report at the pill count she needs to just take 1 pill a day instead of 2 until she knows that she will have the correct amount at the pill count. ## Is there a pill that looks like 15 mg ms contin ? ## Hello, Rae! How are you? No, you will not be able to switch out some of the pills to try to fool them. All prescription tablets have unique markings to enable their identification an...
Updated 1 month ago.
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abg 200
How much 200 mg ms contin equals 120mg oxycodone? Also if 90mg oxycodone is taken in the morning then 2 more 30mg pills thru the day how would that be equated with 200mg ms contin for ALL DAY RELIEF?
Updated 1 month ago.
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Pain relief for stage IV lung cancer spread to spine, chest wall and adrenal gland
My oncologist thinks I take too much pain meds, 130 mg MS Contin , dilaudid 4mg, and Percocet for break through pain every 4 hours. The MS Contin is 2 times daily. After I take the MS Contin I start getting breakthrough pain about 1 1/2 hours. He said there is no way I can take that and be awake. Had to sign contract no one else can prescribe me pain meds. And I have to be subjected to drug panels to make sure I'm taking them! Hell yes I Am taking them. I just want some reliefs so my QoL will be better and I can live before I die. ## Hello, Mack64! How are you doing? I am so sorry that you're suffering and about the hassles your doctor is giving you. That is very unusual, they are supposed to liberal prescribing to cancer patients, with intractable pain, and you should be dosed ...
Updated 2 months ago.
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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.

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