Fentanyl equivalent morphine

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Avatar n tn Fentanyl is a horrible drug and is 80 times stonger that morphine. I did a conversion once when I found a table online and was shocked to find out that the 100mcg patches I was on are equivalent to over 200 mgs of oxycodone. That's some bad stuff to get off of and there is no easy way that I have found. I had the cheap mylan patches (flat and not jell filled) so I ended up cutting them so I wouldn't get the full dose and tried tapering a bit.
Avatar n tn You can google morphine conversion. Im not sure of the answere.
Avatar m tn 400mcg/hr is the equivalent of 960mg of oral morphine!!! (a 50mcg patch is equivalent to 120mg of morphine). That is truly an astronomical dose!!! Tapering from fentanyl patches is difficult as they cant easily but reduced in small increments. I woukd suggest trying to taper slowly to about 100mcg (they make a 12mcg patch for tapering purposes) then switch to an oral medication and taper from that.
Avatar m tn im not sure what mg but i expect him to start me on 15 of morphine. will the morphine help me? should i talk to him about another option such as percocet? im scared that the low beginning dosage will affect my quality and comfort even more.
199177 tn?1490502134 #Pain Killer Equivalent Doses (Oral) 1.2mg.............Buprenorphine (Bupe) 200mg............Codeine (Tylenol 2, 3, 4, etc) 30-60mg.........Diacetylmorphine (Heroin) (orally it = morphine, IV/IM/insuffilated it's 2x as strong) 100mg............Dihydrocodeine 30mg..............Hydrocodone (Vicodin, Lorcet, etc) 7.5mg.............Hydromorphone (Dilaudid) 37.5µg............Fentanyl (not sure on this one, anyone know the oral dose equivalence for Fentanyl?) 4mg................
Avatar n tn I was pretty much ok then. Is 10 days without a patch enough to clear the fentanyl? Are fentanyl and morphine the same? The pills are green, say 100 on one side and E658 on the other. Ive done oxys before and these arent them. Also Ive done 800 mg "pops" (sorry dont have the package or Id tell you more, you put this lollipop between your cheek and gum) but only do 1/2 at a time. Ibe been doing this for about a year now. Started at 25 mg patches and moved up etc.
614471 tn?1221182794 ive just come off fentanyl patches onto the morphine so i can taper down, my aunt who died was addicted to heroin so i know a bit about it so i just wanted to know the equivalent so i can understand roughly how much morphine im taking. thank you to anyone that can help. kind regards, carrie.
Avatar n tn So the 300 mg of codeine that you take is approximately equivalent to 45-90 mg of morphine. So your total morphine intake per day is 105-150 mg. The 25 mcg/hr patch is equivalent to the morphine dose range of 60-134 mg and the 50 mcg/hr patch is equivalent to the morphine dose range of 135-224. So either the 25 or 50 mcg/hr patch would give you dosing within the range of the morphine you are taking orally right now.
1176986 tn?1264921442 I was on Methadone prior to the Fentanyl. Fentanyl is VERY strong, they say almost 80 x stronger than morphine and the Dr will normally start you on a lower dose to see how it is tolerated. It does NOT work well for everyone and I didn;t really start to feel any pain relief at all until I was on the 75mcg patches. I also wonder what the conversion dose of Fentanyl is for the 200mg of OC you were on prior to the patch?
Avatar n tn So you should be able to stop the patch and take a vic as needed. Duragesic (Fentanyl) withdrawl was the most painfull withdrawl I ever had. At one point I had a 160mg oxycodone habbit and it wasn't nearly as painfull as a duragesic 25 withdrawl (and I had only been on it for 30 days). My doctor messed up my appointment, leaving me 2 days from the time my 30 day supply was up until the next appointment.
1524811 tn?1333244901 It is so painful for them and dangerous even when they give them small amounts of Morphine to wean down. Fentanyl is no joke! I was told by my old uriologist that this patch would help me take less Vicoden. I had no idea what it was ti'll I decided to detox off it. Then I found out what it's like to want to die and beg God to just take you! I have detoxed off Vicodin HP, Norco 10's, etc....those were a freaking walk in the park compared to Fentanyl. I feel your pain....
Avatar n tn This would lead me to believe that the Fentanyl is not related to the extreme fatigue you are experiencing. Indeed Fentanyl or any opiate can cause a degree of fatigue but to put you in bed most of the time I just don't see at your current dose. You state, "I have to this point weaned myself down considerably. I believe at least 50% or more." If your estimates are correct that's less than 25 ug of Fentanyl.
Avatar f tn com/analgesics.html#fentanylpatch On this site they convert various fentanyl doses into an equivalent morphine dose. It is widely accepted that morphine and hydrocodone are fairly similar, almost identical in terms of potency (http://www.globalrph.com/narcoticonv.htm) although i consider this comparison too generous and see hydro as being more akin to dihydrocodiene So, 12mcg of fentanyl is equal to 22.5mgs - 65mgs of morphine per day which in turn is equal to the same amount in hydrocodone.
Avatar n tn "I cannot comment on non-medical usage of an opiate agonist in any constructive fashion. Sorry." -- and you should be quite thankful you cannot. Nothing to be sorry about there. Even more blessed are you that you cannot get "what I was driving at" in my post, since it is, in essence, the edge of a big-assed precipice which most sane people NEVER drive at. Never mind. No offense, but what I'm actually after are comments from those who DO know what I'm talking about.
1331804 tn?1336870958 I was initially fearful of Fentanyl because of how potent the medication is (100x stronger than morphine) but I researched the heck out of this med and got comfortable with using it long term for chronic pain. I apply the patch on the upper abdomen just a little bit below the bra line and I switch sides when I apply a new patch every 48 hours.
Avatar m tn Oral 24-hour Morphine (mg/day) Fentanyl Patch (mcg/hr) 225 to 314 mg/day 75 mcg/hr However, this is just a calculation based on the limited medical information I was presented. Since I do not have your liver and kidney status, it will be difficult for me to recommend the exact dosing regimen. Please consult your provider using this as a guideline. 2. If you are on Opana ER 30mg, why are you still taking Dilaudid?
Avatar f tn After that point, you may need to switch over to a pure opioid agonist such as oxycodone, morphine, or fentanyl to name a few. I hope the joint pain goes away soon. Take care.
484378 tn?1209909492 if they ived the morphine or im the morphine u should feel relief right now and not be sick at all. Hang in there and do what is necesary for you to quit.
387767 tn?1345875627 against pain, so when we hear that Fentanyl is 80 times stronger than morphine, it can scare the poo out of us! But as Jaybay said, it is dispensed in micrograms to take care of the problem of getting too much at once, so try to comfort yourself with that and think of how much more convenient it will be for you to not have to take pills all the time and have basically a "built-in" pain reliever working for you. If you REALLY don't like how it makes you feel, take it off.
Avatar f tn 15, 30, 60, 100, 200 A little more research and I found that the 50 Fentanyl Patch is the equivalent to approx.134 mg of Morphine (and of course that is what the Ms-Contin is). So it's no wonder that you are in so much pain. I sure hope that you can get some help from him tomorrow. I'm really sorry. Good Luck....Sherry Why don't you try a nice hot bath or shower as that might relieve some of your pain. Wish I could help you more.
Avatar f tn You use it to convert your fentanyl dosage to an equivalent morphine dose, and then find the equivalent morphine dose to oxymorphone, Generally when converting between opiates, doctors will reduce the new medication strength by a certain percentage to account for incomplete cross tolerance, which is a boost in analgesia you get from rotating from one kind of opiate to another. You can find equal analgesic tables, and apps for calculating equivalent dosing online.
Avatar m tn I was shocked to find out that the 100mcg fentanyl patch is equivalent to over 200mg of oxycodone per day!! HOLYCOW! I wish I was smarter BEFORE I let the doctors put me on that ****.
Avatar n tn i am curious---100mg fentanyl is equal to how much mgs oxycodone or morphine equivalent? Thanks you guys and keep it up next wonderful new possibilities year.
Avatar f tn As Mary indicated, it is a large dose. Assuming you mean "mcg" vs "mg", this is roughly equivalent to 300 to 400 mg of morphine. You must be under a doctor's care.
Avatar n tn A person taking a 50 mcg/hr Fentanyl patch is the analgesic equivalent of 100 mg/day of orally administered morphine sulfate. Oral methadone is 4 times more potent than oral morphine at lower doses, but 12 times more potent at higher doses. 7.5 mg of hydromorphone (Dilaudid) is the analgesic equivalent of 20 mg of oxycodone. The half life of a painkiller has a direct impact on the onset and duration of withdrawal symptoms.
1326023 tn?1274871036 315-404mgs of morphine is equivilant to about 100 mcg of fentanyl. Thats oral morphine. The IV morphine chart is different. I do know that fentany is one of the strongest opiate medications available.. I believe it is much stronger than oral morphine. At least that is what I have heard and read. I also saw a show on TLC (Dr. G Medical Examiner) and she also stated fentanyl is the strongest opiate medication you can be prescribed. Be very careful with the fentanyl, do not abuse it.
Avatar f tn My mother who has cronic back and shoulder pain is being taken off of fentanyl 100mcg patch and 7.5/500mg and being put on morphine 60mg 2x daily and then morphine sulfate 15mg every 4 hours for breakthough pain. What I'm wondering is there going to be withdrawl or is the morphine going to have enough of the same stuff in it. If not what kind of withdrawl systems will there be to watch for.
Avatar f tn It will be VERY difficult to get you pain relief; you are used to the equivalent of a couple hundred mg of oxycodone-- meaning that you would get no relief from taking 40 of the standard percocet tablets all at once! ANY med will be a problem-- the amount of morphine needed would be huge, and would cause histamine release that would be dangerous. The only real option is fentanyl or sufenta-- both given by anesthesiologists.