60mg Morphine Efficacy

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Donald Says:


My insurance will not pay for any more Fentanyl patches and now I have switched to 60mg Morphine slow release. Will that be as good as the patches? I have terminal Colon Cancer. Thank you.



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carol Says:

Hi that will be just has good but you must aske for tablets for break away pain as i am on 60mg of morphine twice daily but you must aske your doctor for oxycodone as that will work straight away morphine slow release doesnt i hope this helps i live in england i am lucky we dont pay for our perscriptions all the best carolx

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Verwon Says:

Fentanyl is actually over 80 times stronger than Morphine and while they are both effective narcotics, you may need to work with your doctor to get the dosing just right for you to handle your pain.

The side effects will also be very similar, so you may experience: nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and constipation.

Learn more:

https:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Morphine/­

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Flip Says:

I used to be on the patches as well, but now I use 30mg. Morphine ER twice per day and 30mg. IR three times per day. This is after coming down from 60mg. of each. It works as well as the Patches, so you may want to discuss with DR. I would check is your insurance will accept SubSys. It's just as good as Fentanyl, but it came in a spray that I used under the tongue. I've been on everything from Dilaudid to Oxycontin since 1996 and SubSys was the quickest and best relief I've ever had. The problem is with all the opiates and prescription problems, new laws prevent anyone not diagnosed with cancer from receiving more than 120mg. total of narcotics. Most insurances won't pay for SubSys. I hope this helps some. Good luck.

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Psl772 Says:
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Not even close, Morphine is one of the worst pain meds out there, for me any way. Morphine sulfate gives me horrific headaches, it zaps all my energy. I get better pain relief from one 10mg Percocet than from 4-60mg Morphine sulfate pills. Stay away from Morphine if you can!!!

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The Chaska Cat Says:

They are taking a LOT of people off of the patches due to the number of overdoses. Other people and even family members use them to commit suicide painlessly.

Don't fear the 60 ER Morphine. It was a lifesaver but just as with any long time med, ask for breakthrough medication in case you overdo it and need some extra. I haven't had problems with any doctor with this, ever.

Good Luck!

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Psl772 Says:
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Not even close to the relief you get from the patch. It's will feel like you are taking aspirn. All it's going to do is keep you from getting sick, and provide little to zero relief. And the side affects are horrible compared to other medications. Same thing happened to me and since they switched my meds my life has not been the same. I'm thinking about taking legal action but it seems so helpless now.

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Psl772 Says:
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No not even close, prepare for pain and straight hell.

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Rhonda Says:
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Hello. I have been on the fentanyl patch for years and it was causing a lot of pain for me with the type of past I gave me leaving burns on my back just causing more pain. Why dr. Just put me on 60 mg of morphine. It seems to work for a little while but then my pain is so intense that I can't sleep. I'm not sure what to do. I have gone through cancer 3 times now and I'm fighting again with esophageal cancer. I have a hernia in my esophagus and it's causing a lot of pain. My pain meds just don't seem to work. My break through medicine is Percocet 10s. I'm sorry to hear about your condition and will keep you in my prayers!!

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