Is 15 Mg Morphine Stronger Than Oxycodone

7 Replies Updated



Conversation Starter

kit kat Says:


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,



Showing Replies 1 - 7 of 7 RSS Feed


Page of 1     Sorted By:
1
David Says:

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; generic vs brand names; method of administration; (e.g. liquid/IV morphine vs tablet/oral morphine); etc...

That said, the only way to know for certain is to try each medication for yourself and make assessments based on your level of pain relief. In such cases, it might also be worth noting that one's level of pain may vary day to day, so comparing one med's potency to the other on a day with more or less pain could turn out to be misleading. For this reason it's probably best to stay on each prospective treatment option for a set period of time in order to make these determinations.

Have you considered trying kratom for the opioid withdrawals? NIH has a clinical study depicting kratom's promising effect on mitigating opioid withdrawals. [Source: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3670991]. It has also been touted by many here on MedsChat as an effective pain reliever.

I hope this helps!

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
2
Justusecommonsense Says:
via mobile

Kit kat,
There's really nothing more you can take since your already supplementing codeine,diazepam and baclofen for your breakthrough medthe synergistic effects taken concurrently should provide enough relief to make it through the worst of your temporary withdrawal. Kratom is something some swear by but that to has a very high potential for abuse and is unregulated. Hope you find relief soon

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
3
kitkat Says:

Thanks so much David for your very intelligent reply. No, I have never heard of Kratom but I am certainly going to find out now. Drs. have cut me down to 30 mg of Opana ER, and changed my breakthrough pain to 10 mg Oxycodone IR. It is not as effective as Morphine but being on pain killers for 18 years now, I have come to tolerate them all. One doctor wanted to take me back to Opana 10 IR and I refused. On a scale of 1 to 10, my pain level is about the same every day...8/9 from my waist down, and I spend every day in bed. What the government is doing is absolutely criminal. We are the ones who are lawful, yet we are the ones treated like we are the abusers of narcotics. 120mg of an equivalent to Morphine per day is the maximum they are telling doctors to dispense. I found out the formula they use and I wonder who in the world came up with Opana is 3 times as strong as Morphine whereas Morphine Sulfate is one (1), because it is morphine. So, who is responsible for arriving at the answers of the strengths of your pills compared to morphine. The DEA? The doctors are afraid they will lose their livelihood or face fines if they don't cut down their patients narcotics. It is sad, for them, but especially for us, the ones in pain, that do need something to help us to continue leading productive lives. I wish I could say the latter was me. I only last 10 minutes on my feet.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     2     0  
4
Me Says:
via mobile

If I were you I'd stop playing doctor. You are never supposed to take Valium with morphine or hydromorphone. It tanks your blood pressure. I had neck spine surgery. I was on hydromorphone and morphine sulfate Sr and my blood pressure dropped to 99/34. The doctor flipped out on the Rn. You put those in the online pill computer and skull and cross bones comes up. This is fatal.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
5
lorrie Says:

Re: David (# 1)

Well morphine is a basic synthetic opiate and is the strongest pain med other than the stupid killer fentanyl, but stay away from fentanyl and seriously try a back massage with your morphine. You don't want to climb that ladder too quickly because you will suffer. A fifteen to eighteen mg is probably the best way to go or the two and two hundred time release.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
6
Neanea Says:
via mobile

Re: David (# 1)

Take benedryl and ask the doctor for clonodine. Benedryl helps with the anti hystamine needed because when u stop taking opiates our bodies create excess hystamine for whatever reason.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
7
Friendlyneighborhoodchemist Says:
via mobile

In the future, ration your medicine. Oxymorphone has an oral bioavailability of only 10 percent. So your 30 mgs are only yielding 3 mgs in your body when ingested.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  


Viewing page 1 of 1     Reply


More Discussions:

Is 30 Mg Morphine Stronger Than Oxycodone
i am now taking morphine sulfate 30 mg er tabs, and oxycodone 30 mg ir tabs morphine1 tablet every 8 hours and 1 tablet ... 15 replies
is 30 mg morphine stronger than oxycodone or hydromorphone
I TAKE 30MG OXYCODONE EVERY 8 HOURS AND IT NEVER LASTS. I START FEELING PAIN ABOUT 6 HOURS IN. I RAN OUT AN TOOK A 40MG ... 9 replies
is 60 mg morphine stronger than oxycodone
Is Roxie 10 stronger than morphine 60just wondering what's best to take I find morphine last longer than Roxie ## Ox... 1 reply
is oxycodone stronger than morphine
I just want to know which drug works the best Oxycodone or Morphine, I was switched from Oxy to Morphine. Was taking Oxy... 28 replies
Is oxycodone stronger than morphine?
My doctor gave me morphine sulfate er 30 mg tablets and said they would last longer for pain than what I was taking, whi... 8 replies
Which Is Stronger oxycodone-acetaminophen 5-325 or morphine sulfate ir 30 mg
which is stronger oxycodone-acetaminophen 5-325 or morphine sulfate ir 30 mg. my doctor switch me and i cant tell the di... 16 replies
oxycodone, stronger than morphine?
12 years ago I was in a really bad accident. I woke up with 6 broken vertabrae, 11 more that we were told are consuidere... 3 replies
morphine imm release tabs that are stronger than oxycodone 30
Help me find something stronger than oxycodone 30 imm release and works longer I'm going too doctors in the morning ... 3 replies
is morphine 15 mg stronger than percocet
I'm taking 15mg of morphine and my doctor wants to give me percocet due to a recent diagnosis, so I'm kinda wond... 6 replies
is oxycodone 10 mg stronger than 10mg hydrocodone
I have been on Norco 10/325 for 7 years for chronic pain and disc problems. Needless to say they quit working. Dr just s... 13 replies


Post a Reply

No registration needed.
Simply fill out the form below.

 *

 *


 Optional, stays hidden.
Get notified when a reply is posted here.




4) Text Verification: *
Prevents SPAM.

Click here to show the question



This form will be submitted securely


TRUSTe

Discussion Thread Guidelines: Any participation in the discussion threads signifies your agreement with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. (1) Act civilized and be respectful towards others. No profanity, vulgarity or lewd / suggestive content is allowed. (2) Posts encouraging, facilitating, or seeking advice about the abuse of medications or other substances are prohibited. (3) Personal contact information (such as telephone numbers, email addresses, etc) is not allowed to appear on our discussion threads. (4) We do not allow our forums to be used for buying, selling, trading, or for the promotion of a product or service. (5) Posting external links to other web sites is not allowed without our prior approval. (6) We reserve the right to edit or remove content which we find objectionable to the community at our sole discretion.


Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 12 December 2018.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2019 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA