Oxymorphone to oxycodone conversion

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again it is hard to exactly convert any drug to compare another exactly...and sub with a ceiling effect is a bit difficult to compare than others..route od use such as oral, snorting. shooting..chewing all come into play as well Conversion table other drugs equivalent to sub Jul 24, 2008 05:32PM - 5 comments #Pain Killer Equivalent Doses (Oral) 1.2mg.............Buprenorphine (Bupe) 200mg............Codeine (Tylenol 2, 3, 4, etc) 30-60mg.........
Morphine 20mg..............Oxycodone (Oxycontin, Percocet) 10mg..............Oxymorphone (Numorphan) 200-300mg.....Propoxyphene (Darvocet) 150mg............
it looks pretty close to the other conversion charts I have seen..but again..
but this is why I don't post things like the conversion tables or things in that way as I don't ever want to say that it's ok to use them ourselves... So...that's the main reason I am much more stringent in what I discuss online out in the open... I was just concerned in the way that the OP wrote the first thread...as it "seemed" they were asking us on how to switch over medications..That's why I just wanted to refer them to their Dr...
Here is another example, if a patient is taking 10 mg of oxymorphone per day and wants to switch from oxymorphone to oxycodone, the patient would need to be dosed twice the amount of his oxymorphone dosage as mgs of oxycodone (10 mg of oxymorphone = 20 mg of oxycodone). If he is dosed more than 20 mg of oxycodone per day, his new dose in oxycodone is STRONGER than his old dosage in oxymorphone.
It is approximately 6–8 times more potent than morphine, and is related to morphine in the same fashion that oxycodone is to codeine (being a derivative of thebaine). It differs from morphine in its effects in that it generates less euphoria, sedation, itching and other histamine effects. Depending on the individual patient, it can be either more or less nausea- and vomit-inducing than morphine.
So you were talking 60mg of Oxycontin (Oxycodone) and going by a Opioid (Narcotic) analgesic converter you would need 30mg of Opana (Oxymorphone) to get the same pain releif and most likley the same to cover the withdrawl. You are now taking 10mg of Opana where 30mgs is what the converter says you need. You need to talk to your Dr. about dosage and don't take more than your Dr wrote the Opana for until he or she OKs it.
I'm thinking the 20 mg Opana ER is optimal not the 15 mg Opana ER tablet but he may be applying a cross tolerance to make sure the transition to Opana ER goes smooth with minimization of side effects. I plan to talk to him about my conversion results on Monday and see what he says. To All: Opana ER I've heard is a great medication and that it works really well for many chronic pain patients so I am very happy to be able to try it and see if it gives me a few more pieces of my life back.
It is oxymorphone and it is strongest pain medication available in pill form based on pharmacology. The oxycodone in Oxycontin is metabolized by the liver into oxymorphone. Therefore, the Opana ER would be a drug that is very comparable to the Oxycontin, only twice as strong.
I was on oxycotin 80 mg 4xd for since 1995,then iwas switched to Oxymorphone 40 mg 3 xd which by conversion from endo I needed 1 mg of oxymorph to every 2 mg of oxycotin the dr did not see it that way but the mfg endo says so to get the same dosage.now they just basically left me to whatever.
If you were getting adequate relief from the percocet, I don't know why he switched you to morphine to get away from tylenol, all he had to do was give you pure oxycodone in the immediate release form. It comes in dosages as low as 5mg, it's not like oxycontin, which is the time-release version. If I were you I would ask him about it. There is no point to taking something that isn't giving you any relief.
and ignorantly went on subs and ignorantly jumped off the subs. I wanted to share a conversion chart I found here on MedHelp that shows you how much suboxone (buprenorphine or it's nickname "bupe") is equivalent (approximately of course) to many of the pain meds. I think it will help you...it sure did me! Conversion table other drugs equivalent to sub Jul 24, 2008 from Avisg's Journal #Pain Killer Equivalent Doses (Oral) 1.2mg.............Buprenorphine (Bupe) 200mg..........
codeine-6-glucuronide (~70%), norcodeine (~10%), and hydromorphone (~1%). Conversion of codeine to morphine occurs in the liver via cytochrome P450 enzyme CYP2D6. "CYP3A4 produces norcodeine and UGT2B7 conjugates codeine, norcodeine and morphine to the corresponding 3- and 6- glucuronides.
In case you didn't know, Percocet contains tylenol and oxycodone in immediate release form similar to the norco you take but much stronger. And Oxycontin is oxycodone in extended release form. There are also other long acting meds beside Oxycontin that you could look into such as Oxymorphone (Opana), Hydromorphone (Dilaudid), and Fentanyl which all have a potency that is greater than morphine. My appointment is Jan 3rd, I will let you know how it goes.
After 3 days of pain I went back to doc's office. He switched me to Oxycodone-Acetaminophen 5-325 which is a little stronger than the hydrocodon. He also took me off of the flexiril. It works GREAT. After I take the Oxy I can feel the pain melt away in about 25min after I take it. I am having surgery tomarrow. Disc replacement. Both of them. Both my parents have had this done with great success.
In regards to the conversion i wanted to share what my doctor said to me about this when I asked him about this very thing. He said there really is no way to actually "compare" suboxone to other opiates. His example was: when you first come in and you have been taking 120 mg of hydro, oxy etc. and he gives you 8 mg that works to make you feel comfortable and takes away the withdraws.
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