Opana Er 15 Mg

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Opana Er 15 Mg
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My husband has severe rheumatoid arthritis and requires 24 pain management. We felt there were too many ups and downs with the 50 mcg fentanyl patch and asked for something new. Pain Management Dr. (PMD) changed him to MS Contin 15 mg. He was in bed for 4 solid days, was taking 4-6 percocet per day for breakthrough and was anorexic and irritable. He changed him to Opana ER 15. Can anyone explain how that might be more effective for him??? Thanks! ## Percocet is adding a lot of acetominiphine (sp?) That may end up hurting his stomach. My Dr. took me off Percocet and put me on oxycodone IR and Opana er. The Opana is 30mg. This works well for me. ## Opana contains the active ingredient Oxymorphone, which is a very potent narcotic. Learn more Opana details here. And it's really just a m... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Opana.
Thu, Feb 07 '13, 3:28 PM
opana 20mg er
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My 7 doctors agreed that I would have to be on pain meds the rest of my life after a auto accident in 1981, after more than 50 surgeries I was put on disability until I found a old doctor who help put back to the point I had a union of both bones mid shaft of Tibia & Fibula, plus 7 crushed disk, right rotator cuff that pops out & many other injuries. From 1981 until 1990 I was on just about ever form of pain meds the doctors said I needed. I was nuts by then, this was all military & VA doctors. I moved back home where I went searching for a good doctor that serve my home town as I live in the country. He sent me to many doctors & on Jan 2,2000 the team after test said no more T4, or any other medication but morphine sulfate, starting out with 15 mg er 3 x a day & as ... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Opana.
Sat, Feb 21 '15, 12:26 PM
opana ir 15
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Does the Opana IR come in 15 mg tabs? ## Hi Lynn, From what I could gather, Opana "ER" tablets are the only ones that come in 15mg dosage forms. The immediate release ones appear to be in 5mg and 10mg increments, respectively. I don't know if other brands outside of the US carry it in different dosages, but it sounds like three 5mg tablets would be your best bet for reaching the intended dosage. I'd just be sure to talk with your doctor about proper dosing protocols before moving forward with it. I hope this helps! ...
Updated 3 years ago in Opana.
Sun, Aug 04 '13, 10:30 AM
conversion from opana er 15mg to ms contin
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My Dr has given me the option to switch from Opana ER 45mg to msCottin ER! How many MG of MSCottin ER will it take to equale the Opana ER 45mg?? ## Hello, Sharon! How are you? Opana is actually much stronger than Morphine, so you'd need 135mgs of the MS Contin to equal each 45mgs of the Opana. That's quite a lot to take. Is the Opana no longer working for you? 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. Oxycontin or Fentanyl might be better options. ## Thank you for the information. It's helped a lot! I am switching medications because of several different stomach problems I have. About 10 years ago I had gastric bypass surgery that went horribly wrong... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Opana.
Wed, Apr 20 '16, 6:33 PM
do opana 40mg pills ever expire
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How long is opana 40 mg shelf life? ## Hi mike, According to the thread linked below, the shelf life of Opana is 3 years: /Discuss/Opana-ER-Shelf-Life-225768.htm However a Harvard Medical School family health article states that, except in rare cases (i.e. tetracycline), there is little chance of danger due to taking medications even up to 15 years beyond their expiration date. This conclusion was based upon a study conducted at the request of the US military due to stockpiles of expensive drugs they could otherwise need to replace every few years. The conclusion was that 90% of those drugs remained effective 10 - 15 years after the expiration date. But the question is whether or not the drug you have happens to be one of these drugs from the study... (I have not seen the list of drugs ... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Opana.
Fri, Nov 23 '12, 3:01 PM
I Want 20 Mg Opana Ir
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i am on methadone 5mg twice a day for long term pain. i am on 10 mg oxycodone four times a day for breakthrough pain. i hate methadone, but its a long story having to do with a stint at a clinic. i couldnt tell my doctor that. i have been taking 10 mg opana ir and they work well, i just have built a tolerance to it. i think the 20 mg twice a day along with two 15mg oxycodone for breakthrough should do me well. i cant take the opana er because they make me sick, do you guys think that what i want is a good enough substitute? any comments and suggestions would be helpful. thanks ## Was on both meds- got off both. Use Lyrica, elavil, muscle relaxant, and topic capasain for chronic pain/RSD. Have spinal cord stimulate. My life is a million times better without methadone(killed my teeth/ I u... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Opana.
Tue, Dec 04 '12, 9:39 AM
Opana script help
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Does anyone know where in nv or Vegas where I can fill my 15 mg opana er helppppppppp ...
Updated 3 years ago in Opana.
Thu, Aug 08 '13, 8:56 PM
What Is The Difference In Opana And Morphine
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just wanted to know if there is a difference between the 2. I am perscribed morphine sulfate er 15 mg twice daily. My neck has been operated on a few times so i have severe pain daily. I forgot my pills at home over the weekend. My mother is perscribed Opana 10mg. She gave me one and it seemed to work better. Wanted to know if there is a difference between the 2. I am not sure how to go about asking my dr to switch me. Don't want her to freak about my mom giving me one of hers... ## Opana contains the active ingredient Oxymorphone and it is actually stronger than Morphine. So, the one 10mg tablet that you took was actually equal to taking 30mgs of the Morphine, at once. They are both narcotics, so the side effect profile is similar and can include: nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and ... ...
Updated 9 days ago in Opana.
Tue, Mar 14 '17, 8:23 AM
is 15 mg morphine stronger than oxycodone
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My pain specialist had me on 40 mg Opana ER and 15 mg Morphine Sulfate IR for 8 years. I had to find another doctor and starting next week I will be taking 30 mg Oxymorphone ER every 12 hours and 10 mg Oxycodone IR up to 3 per day. I have been out of my break thru pain med for 2 days now and my pain level averages 9 to 10 every day so I have taken 5 mg valium, Tylenol #3 with codine and a baclofen to stop me from going into withdrawal. What else can I do until my insurance co. gives their OK, ## Re: "Is morphine stronger than oxycodone" - I feel that answers to this question may be highly opinionated according to each individual as well as several underlying factors, including but not limited to: the binders/fillers in each respective tablet that may affect bioavailability; gene... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Morphine.
Tue, Dec 20 '16, 9:00 PM
switch from ms contin to opana will i get withdrawal
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I have been taking ms contin 15 mg twice a day for a few months and raking it about 4 or 5 times a day the last 4 days since i ran out of my norco.my pain dr switched me to opana er 10mg every 12 hours and By some miracle i got it filled today i just wondered if i will have withdrawal from the ms contin even though im still taking the norco and opana. I know before my dr told me if i was still taking opiates i would not get any withdrawals but i ran out kf norco before and had only a little ms contin and had a horrible headache and a little stomach ache so i am sure that is not true i am just afraid as i will be travelling in the next 2 days to visit sick relative. ## No, you shouldn't suffer withdrawals with this dosage, because your doctor has actually raised it. You only need 5mg... ...
Updated 2 years ago in MS Contin.
Sun, Jun 29 '14, 1:00 AM
hydrocodone compound vs other meds
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Going to Pain Management was on opana ER 5mg Didnt like them barely worked...they want to switch me to hydrocodone compound 10/200. How r they? Never had them...i like the regular hydro 10/325 they work better for me than the opana do:) And oxycodone work good too but this Pain Management wont perscribe anything that is short acting. I was once on 15 mg oxycodone they worked very well too lil better something with the codone im thinking, but they r short acting too so they wont give them to me..morphine doesnt work on me either tried that too...i have alot of hardware in my back at L5-S1 & C4-C5 And nerve damage and they want to do more Surgery on me but i said no so. Now they want to do shots:(:( Help on the meds plz need something that Works plz & thank you! ## Zohydro ER is t... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Thu, May 15 '14, 3:05 PM
generic- watsons won't be out in Sept/2012
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Endo expects to finish converting patients to the new formulation of Opana ER in 2Q12. Generics/Patent: The patent on Opana ER has been challenged by many companies, namely, Sandoz (Novartis), Impax Laboratories, Teva, Watson, Actavis, Roxane Laboratories and Ranbaxy. The company has settled all disputes apart from the one associated with Ranbaxy which Endo has decided not to challenge. Consequently, Ranbaxy can sell the generic versions of Opana ER from September 9, 2013. Following the settlements with all other challengers, they have agreed not to challenge patents relating to Opana ER. Actavis launched the generic version of non-tamper resistant formulation of Opana ER (7.5 and 15 mg dosages) on July 15, 2011. Impax can sell generic versions of Opana ER from January 1, 2013. Sandoz, ... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Opana.
Sun, Feb 10 '13, 12:30 AM
White Stop Sign Shaped Pill With 15 On The Front Of It And Nothing Bach
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need help found a white stop sign shaped pill it has 15 on the front and nothing on the back... ## The white stop sign shaped pill in description is Opana ER (15 mg). Opana is indicated for the relief of moderate to severe pain and also as a preoperative medication to alleviate apprehension, maintain anesthesia, and as an obstetric analgesic. Additionally, it can be used for the alleviation of pain in patients with dyspnea associated with acute left ventricular failure and pulmonary oedema. To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you. ...
Updated 5 years ago in Opana.
Sat, Jul 09 '11, 11:56 AM
What is the best replacement for oxycontin.High dose long time user for chronic pain. It seems like nothing else works as well.
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I was on the Oxycontin 80mg.3xaday for 16 yrs. I have been tried on alot of other things . I went on methadone w/2 40mg of oxy then they quit making the methadone that iI took. None of the kadian or other things in that class have worked. I am now taking ms contin 100mg. a day w/15 mg.2x a day it is not enough and my Dr. who gave me a hard time off and on about the oxy's now refuses to do the irs that are still available with any other meds. I've took the opana and at the time it seemed fine but pricey that has beeen a couple of years ago just to see. They have a cap I did not take the er's though. My Dr. is funny about writing large numbers of meds. This ms contin could work but he will not for instance give 60 more mgs. He would rater write 200mgs.3x a day because of amts.... ...
Updated 1 month ago in OxyContin.
Sun, Feb 05 '17, 10:33 AM
groggy morphine
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I am on 40mg of Opana and 15 mg ir morphine for 3 ruptured discs. . When I take the morphine it makes me tired. Is there an IR that will not make me groggy? ## Hello, Steven! How are you? Drowsiness is a possible side effect of all narcotics, it's really just a matter of trial an error to find one that works for you, without making you sleepy. Morphine did the same thing to me, when I was on it, I could barely ever stay awake. The FDA classifies this medication as 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 you tried Oxycodone? It may work better for you. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Morphine.
Fri, Jun 26 '15, 2:56 PM
diladid pill
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I've been taking 8-12 mg of diladid a day fir servere pain n my back I've run out an I have opana 15 mg ERs so will it be ok to take one a day til I see my doctor ,as in it wont make me o.d. They are both strong meds so I'm thinking since I've built up a tolerance to the diladid that I will be able to take at east one pill a day to keep from being sick an in pain without it being too much ? Any thoughts ## Hello, Filly! How are you? You shouldn't make such a switch, without your doctor's approval. Each 8mg of Dilaudid is equal to 10.67mgs of the Opana. Both of these medications carry the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and constipation. And what could cause an OD depends on each individual p... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Opana.
Wed, Sep 24 '14, 3:08 PM
octagonal pill
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WHITE 8 SIDED PILL WITH 15 ON ONE SIDE AND NOTHING ON THE OTHER SIDE ## The pill which you are describing is Opana ER 15 mg manufactured by Endo Labs. The active ingredient is Oxymorphone which is a powerful semi-synthetic opioid (Pain Killer). You can read more about this drug at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... ...
Updated 6 years ago in Opana.
Mon, Aug 09 '10, 3:11 PM
oxymorphine 50
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I have been struggling with pain management for 15 yrars. I seems like I have tried every thing available. I have no relief from the pain. I am currently on Exalgo 32mg. still no help. I have tryed norco, oxycodone up to 30 mg, hydromorphone 30mg, I usualy feel no effect at all. What is the difference with the hydromorphine. I wonder if it is worth trying next. ## Charles, That list of medication is quite formidable.Hydromorphone is Dilaudid but if you're on Exalgo that is hydromorphone ER.Oxymorphone better known as Opana. There are other opiods particularly Methadone and Fentanyl but Most providers are limited in the use of these because they often cause nasty side effects and are extreamly habit forming I'm by no means a licensed prescriber so I recommend seeing a qualified p... ...
Updated 26 days ago in Exalgo.
Sat, Feb 25 '17, 5:45 PM
opana 20mg er V. methadone 30mg
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I've been on methadone for 13 years, for the last 4 years I've taken 30mg all at once in the morning everyday, during the day throughout the month a couple of times a month i would take 15mg of roxycodone for breakthrough pain, i would rub my voltaran gel on my neck,back,hip and legs(this gel works so much better than the Lidoderm patch) I would take soma to help my musles spams & xyanx to sleep. My dr took me off them all except for soma, the gel, and he told me NO MORE METHADONE. He wrote me for opana 20 mg er. Im so scared to swallow that pill, i cant be sleeping all day i have a baby to care for. my dr wrote me 20 mg because on my methadone prescription he things I was taking 8 a day & my Roxy prescription he thinks I was taking 3- 30 milligrams a day, so I'm thi... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Opana.
Sun, Jul 21 '13, 7:22 AM
what do the round opana 15 mg look like
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While round pill. Half moon on one side and 262 on the other side ## I've been on Opana 40mg ERs an Opana IRs 10 mg for a couple years for neck an back pain an about 5 months ago started hurtin worse an started running out a week early which I never runn out before I have been taking roxi 30 mg in it place then an I have to go to the docs on Tuesday at 1:20 an I last took one on Friday around 5:00 I need one this morning but scared it'll show up on my test ...
Updated 3 years ago in Opana.
Sat, Jul 20 '13, 7:08 AM

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