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Opana Er 15 Mg
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 1 year ago in Opana.
Thu, Feb 07 '13, 3:28 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 242139
opana ir 15
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 1 year ago in Opana.
Sun, Aug 04 '13, 10:30 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 250205
conversion from opana er 15mg to ms cottin
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. ...
Updated 10 hours ago in Opana.
Mon, Oct 20 '14, 5:00 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 275273
do opana 40mg pills ever expire
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 1 year ago in Opana.
Fri, Nov 23 '12, 3:01 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 238730
I Want 20 Mg Opana Ir
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 1 year ago in Opana.
Tue, Dec 04 '12, 9:39 AM   4  Subscribe to thread 231972
Opana script help
Does anyone know where in nv or Vegas where I can fill my 15 mg opana er helppppppppp ...
Updated 1 year ago in Opana.
Thu, Aug 08 '13, 8:56 PM   0 
What Is The Difference In Opana And Morphine
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 1 month ago in Opana.
Sun, Aug 24 '14, 12:42 AM   9  Subscribe to thread 220130
switch from ms contin to opana will i get withdrawal
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 3 months ago in MS Contin.
Sun, Jun 29 '14, 1:00 AM   4  Subscribe to thread 265466
hydrocodone compound vs other meds
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 5 months ago in Hydrocodone.
Thu, May 15 '14, 3:05 PM   5  Subscribe to thread 264776
generic- watsons won't be out in Sept/2012
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 1 year ago in Opana.
Sun, Feb 10 '13, 12:30 AM   33  Subscribe to thread 233115
White Stop Sign Shaped Pill With 15 On The Front Of It And Nothing Bach
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 3 years ago in Opana.
Sat, Jul 09 '11, 11:56 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 217039
What is the best replacement for oxycontin.High dose long time user for chronic pain. It seems like nothing else works as well.
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 4 months ago in OxyContin.
Fri, May 30 '14, 2:08 PM   21  Subscribe to thread 209857
diladid pill
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 26 days ago in Opana.
Wed, Sep 24 '14, 3:08 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 273109
octagonal pill
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 4 years ago in Opana.
Mon, Aug 09 '10, 3:11 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 206575
opana 20mg er V. methadone 30mg
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 1 year ago in Opana.
Sun, Jul 21 '13, 7:22 AM   0 
what do the round opana 15 mg look like
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 1 year ago in Opana.
Sat, Jul 20 '13, 7:08 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 249417
dilaudid
well i have chronic pain due to an ulcer and havig pancreatic cancer which i am in remission for now i was told by an er physicans ast. she but came short of callin me a drug addict cuz i been going to er for pain shots as they seem to work better than pills do and last longer i told the idiot if i was such a drug addict why do i have 7 different kinds of pain meds at home which 1 of them is 10 mg of vicadin which i got from an er doctor had a pain doctor give a script for 15 mg of morphine i have orhine patches and have it in liquid form i have opana and lyrica to name a few besides all my other meds i take i told her that kind of impossible to b adrug addict if i waited for 36 hours b4 going to the er i really wanted to punch her out and the pain makes my blood pressure shoot up i tol... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Dilaudid.
Thu, Mar 19 '09, 8:51 PM   4  Subscribe to thread 188592
Oxymorphone 15mg
The round white pil you are talking about with 262 on 1 side & what appears to be a crescent moon is a 15mg extended release oxymorphone "opana" which are definantly made everywhere in the united states! So it is a very common opiate. They are strong depending on your tolerence but would strongly suggest doing less if it's your first time trying them! They make several different ones such as round 5's, 10's & the round 15's with the moon. They also make 5mg, 10mg, 20mg, 30mg & 40mg opana ER which looks like a stop sign & different color for each different mg. Now in some states they have reformulated the stop sign shaped opanas into a gel so that abusers cant crush to snort but even now people have figured out ways to do that! They are very addict... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Oxymorphone.
Fri, Jun 15 '12, 11:16 AM   0 
will morphine show up the same as opana in a urine test
Ive ran out of my opana i have morphine sulfate from a previous script if i take it before my appointment will it show up the same as opana on my urine screen ? ## Does oxymorphone and morphine show the same in urin ## Will opana 15 mg er and oxycodone show up the same as kadian er and oxycodone ...
Updated 2 months ago in Morphine.
Mon, Jul 28 '14, 3:33 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 249125
how long does 15 mg morphine stay in your system
Long story short, I was cut off my Opana ER 5mg because I was unable to quit smoking cigarettes in the 2 weeks I had. Crazy but that's the pain management world...they can do whatever they want. Anyway, I was in horrible pain and withdrawal and the doc did nothing to help. I even passed out and injured my shoulder and the surgical site for melanoma surgery I had a week before. I still needed to work and take care of my family. I was able to obtain ten 15mg morphine ER pills to help with pain and withdrawal from the Opana. I took one 15mg pill every day for 7 days. I was able to plead my case and get into a new pain clinic. They got me in quicker than I expected. I will have my first appointment 4 days after taking the 15mg morphine ER. I'm sure they will give me a urine screen. ... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Morphine.
Tue, Aug 26 '14, 6:13 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 271648


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