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is Soma considered an opioid? ## No. It isn't related in any way to opioids. It is related to an ancient tranquilliser called meprobamate which was widely used in the 1950s but hardly at all since benzodiazepines hit the market. Another name for carisoprodol is ISOMEPROBAMATE. An amount of your Soma/Carisoma is metabolised by the liver into meprobamate so as well as being a superb muscle relaxant it does have a slight tranquillising effect. Barely noticeable though it does tend to potentiate the triazolo-benzos like alprazolam. I wonder where the notion that it was an opioid came from? That's one I never heard before! ## soma is not a opiate, IN FACT IN THE USA IT IS NOT EVEN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE!. i never understood what all the hype was about, they only putt me to sleep. BUT... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Soma.
Thu, Oct 23 '14, 8:26 AM
opioid for chronic pain a n
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Need doc at pain clinic who uses opiats ## Hello, Deb! How are you? What is your general location? This website is open to users worldwide, so if someone knows of great clinic in Bangladesh, it won't be much good to you, if you're in Canada. :-) ## Trying to find pain management I Jersey City, NJ, can anyone help me? ...
Updated 3 months ago in Pain Relief.
Sat, Jan 09 '16, 9:59 AM
Gabapentin for opioid withdrawal
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I am an opioid patient and when I can't get relief a friend told me that taking 400mgs of gabapentin helps the sickness. Is this true? ## Yes it does help, 600 pregab 2 times a day helped me a great deal. I have tried many times to come off opiates over 20 years in fact, never much success. But was able to come off completely with pregab just be warned, if taken for to long they are also addictive. ## Pregabapentin are stronger than gabapentin, and i meant 600mgs pregab, you can also use gabapentin it just depends how much opoid you are on, mine was a bad addiction. ...
Updated 9 months ago in Gabapentin.
Sat, Jul 11 '15, 3:59 AM
Contrave and use of opioids for pain
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How long do I need to be off Contrave prior to having a significant orthopedic procedure which I know I will need opioid pain meds for after? ## Hi Cherlyn, The half life of Contrave's active ingredient 'Naltrexone' and its metabolite (naltrexol) are reported to be about 4 hours and 13 min. However for the simplicity of keeping track of time, I'd probably just average it at 4 hours. And you'd probably want to double check with your doctor/surgeon on this - but I've heard from some medical professionals that it can take up to 3-5 half lives for a medication to leave your system. IF this really is the case (and I know everyone is different), 5 half-lives for Naltrexone would add up to 20 hours (or pretty much a full a day). 4 hours is a relatively quick half-life c... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Contrave.
Tue, Nov 24 '15, 1:08 PM
Switching from opioids to methadone
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I am a 30 yr old with a past of opiate addiction, from hydro to oxy to H, got clean for 7 years and about a year and a half ago got a herniated disc in my back, thought I could keep my med use under control and did for months and then hooked up with old ways and now am at roughly 350-400 mg of oxy a day some prescribed most of it not and I'm at wits end here, tried the sub treatment earlier this week and was in so much pain I was basically bed ridden for two day b4 gettin back to the oxy I need to do something, the subs don't work for my pain but I'm damn near broke with this horrendous habit iv developed and would do anything to just rewind but obviously that isn't an option, I know the methadone is huge decision and really have no one to talk to about this, thinkin the... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Methadone.
Thu, Feb 11 '16, 10:10 AM
Alprazolam (G 3721) for opioid withdrawal
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WIll an alprazolam G 3721 pill help alleviate opioid withdrawal symptoms? I'm going through it right now. ## Hello, Mack! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Greenstone Limited and they list it as containing 1mg of Alprazolam. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Yes, if your doctor approves of your taking it, it can help with some of the symptoms, such as anxiety, depression, insomnia and etc. that can occur with opioid withdrawal. Though it likely won't do much for rebound aches and pains. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 4 months ago in Alprazolam.
Fri, Dec 18 '15, 4:05 PM
I TAKE NUCYNTA( Tapentadol. ) It contains Opioid & Analgesic.
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I was wondering what other pain meds. contain Opioid. My drug is so new i can not get much info. about opioids. Maybe you could tell me more about my NUCYNTA 75 mg pill. It is helping.I would really THANK YOU... TT ## There are many opiate pain medications on the market, which specific ones will depend on what country you are in, however, you can learn more about them here: The Tapentadol in Nucynta has opioid and non-opioid activity. It may cause side effects, such as nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and dry mouth. Learn more: Are there any other questions? ...
Updated 5 years ago in Nucynta.
Mon, May 02 '11, 12:01 PM
 Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Acetaminophen + Chlorpheniramine + Dextromethorphan + Pseudoephedrine
Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen or APAP, is a medication used to treat pain and fever.[9] It is typically used for mild to moderate pain.[9] There is poor evidence for fever relief in children.[10] It is often sold in combination with other ingredients such as in many cold medications.[9] In combination with opioid pain medication, paracetamol is used for more severe pain such as cancer pain and after surgery.[11] It is typically used either by mouth or rectally but is also available...
 Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom Non-Drowsy Acetaminophen + Dextromethorphan + Pseudoephedrine
Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen or APAP, is a medication used to treat pain and fever.[9] It is typically used for mild to moderate pain.[9] There is poor evidence for fever relief in children.[10] It is often sold in combination with other ingredients such as in many cold medications.[9] In combination with opioid pain medication, paracetamol is used for more severe pain such as cancer pain and after surgery.[11] It is typically used either by mouth or rectally but is also available...
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musculoskeletal pain, mood disorder, opioid dependency and addiction, ___ maintenance treatment program, anemia, peptic ulcer disease, and renal insufficiency ...
Updated 8 years ago in Pain Relief.
Thu, Dec 13 '07, 6:04 PM
 Dirame Propiram
Propiram (Algeril, Dirame, Bay 4503) is a partial mu opioid receptor agonist and weak mu antagonist analgesic from the ampromide family of drugs. It was invented in 1963 in the United Kingdom by Bayer[1] but was not widely marketed, although it saw some limited clinical use, especially in dentistry. A report in the reference Drug Facts & Comparisons, 56th (2002) Edition reports that research about the drug has increased in the past few years, having reached the (albeit restricted) Stage I...
 Propiram
Propiram (Algeril, Dirame, Bay 4503) is a partial mu opioid receptor agonist and weak mu antagonist analgesic from the ampromide family of drugs. It was invented in 1963 in the United Kingdom by Bayer[1] but was not widely marketed, although it saw some limited clinical use, especially in dentistry. A report in the reference Drug Facts & Comparisons, 56th (2002) Edition reports that research about the drug has increased in the past few years, having reached the (albeit restricted) Stage I...
 Targiniq Er Oxycodone Hydrochloride + Naloxone Hydrochloride
The combination oxycodone is an opioid analgesic available as managed-release tablets under the trade names Targin (produced by Mundipharma), Targiniq and Targinact. Oxycodone is responsible for the pain-relieving effects, while naloxone - while not active if taken orally - will precipitate severe opiate withdrawal symptoms if the pill is crushed up and injected. Constipation was significantly relieved in a 2008 study.[1] The drug was released in 2006 in Germany and is available in some other...
 Oxycodone + Naloxone
The combination oxycodone is an opioid analgesic available as managed-release tablets under the trade names Targin (produced by Mundipharma), Targiniq and Targinact. Oxycodone is responsible for the pain-relieving effects, while naloxone - while not active if taken orally - will precipitate severe opiate withdrawal symptoms if the pill is crushed up and injected. Constipation was significantly relieved in a 2008 study.[1] The drug was released in 2006 in Germany and is available in some other...
Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution
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Morphine sulfate oral solution..... 100mg per 5ml How much shoud be taken to ease chronic back pain. ## From what I could gather, patients who have not been receiving opioid analgesics should be started on morphine sulfate in the following dosing range: Â Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution: 10 to 20 mg every 4 hours as needed for pain. "The dose should be titrated based upon the individual patient's response to their initial dose of morphine sulfate. This dose can then be adjusted to an acceptable level of analgesia taking into account the improvement in pain intensity and the tolerability of the morphine by the patient." I know it's not a direct answer but everyone responds to these drugs differently, so it's probably wise to just give it a trial run at a specific ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Morphine.
Sat, Jan 05 '13, 2:02 PM
How long is the withdrawal period for norco 10 325
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How long would it take to go through a withdrawal from these opioid pain meds such as norcos??? ## Hello, Becky! How are you? It actually depends on how long you were taking it, how much you were taking each day and the way your body reacts to stopping, so there's no hard and fast rule to quote for you. It may take anywhere from a few days to over a month, or so. The FDA lists the withdrawal effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, fever, chills, headache, diarrhea, rebound pain and depression. How long was the person in question taking it and how much were they taking? ...
Updated 2 months ago in Norco.
Tue, Feb 23 '16, 9:09 PM
imprint 324 blue round, scored but blank on other side
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I found a pill and need to know what it is. Does a opioid 30 mg have 324 on it? ## Hi Chicky, After doing a lot of digging on the internet, I couldn't locate an exact match to your pill. Pretty much all of the closely related descriptions and images I saw were of oblong or capsule shaped pills. The lack of available information leads me to believe that your pill falls into either one of the following categories: discontinued, Illicit, over-the-counter, or of foreign origin. Is it something that could've been brought back from overseas? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Pain Relief.
Tue, May 06 '14, 12:13 PM
is this medicine like demeral
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please help me i need to know ## Hi Kelly, Dicyclomine and Demerol are different from one another. Dicyclomine is a muscle relaxant used most commonly to treat IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome a.k.a. spastic colon). Demerol is an opioid analgesic (a strong narcotic pain reliever). Hope this helps! ...
Updated 7 years ago in Dicyclomine.
Wed, Aug 06 '08, 11:54 AM
 Evzio Naloxone Hydrochloride
Naloxone, sold under the brandname Narcan among others, is a medication used to reverse the effects of opioids, especially in overdose.[2] Naloxone may be combined within the same pill as an opioid to decrease the risk of misuse. When given intravenously, it works within two minutes, and when injected into a muscle, it works within five minutes.[2] The medication may also be used in the nose.[3] The effects of naloxone last about half an hour to an hour.[4] Multiple doses may be required, as ...
 Narcan Naloxone
Naloxone, sold under the brandname Narcan among others, is a medication used to reverse the effects of opioids, especially in overdose.[2] Naloxone may be combined within the same pill as an opioid to decrease the risk of misuse. When given intravenously, it works within two minutes, and when injected into a muscle, it works within five minutes.[2] The medication may also be used in the nose.[3] The effects of naloxone last about half an hour to an hour.[4] Multiple doses may be required, as ...

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