Is oxymorphone the same as morphine

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Avatar n tn and was mentioned in he movie drug store cowboy. It is about 7-10x the strength of morphine or about 4-5x the strength of Oxycontin. It provides a nice euphoria if abused. Foor this reason, the extended release variant, Opana ER, uses Timerx technology to prevent IV use.
Avatar n tn it is also the logical next step for analgesia as it is one of the few opioids strong enuff 2 knock methadone off the opiate receptor sites.opana is relatively new.give it some time and this site will be full of opana addicts.
Avatar f tn I had no withdrawal symtoms from Tramadol when switched to Morphine as the medicine masked whatever withdrawal symptoms were there. When I first started Morphine I had really bad heartburn. You could check the prescription leaflet for the Oxymorphone to see if anything you experienced last night is in there. Before switching to Morphine, I had 1/2 of my daily dose of Tramadol (200 mgs) switched out and replaced with Vicodin.
648944 tn?1241473294 The effectiveness or non-effectiveness for you (or anyone) is simply your systems response to the drug. So the new medication just is not staying in your system as long as the morphine stayed. You may want to give it some time but its effectiveness may not change. I hope this has been helpful. Please feel free to share with us how you are doing. I will look forward to your input.
541953 tn?1262589826 I suggest you ask your pharmacist that can better explain the action of the drug as well as the difference between the two. It is my opinion that you should obtain better pain control on the Opana as compared to the MS. I hope that helps and again don't forget to us the most valuable resource you have for information on medications, your pharmacist.
Avatar f tn I know trying out something new can be scary as I am very scared to try the Opana as it is 60 mg more of morphine equivalent a day. I am on so much pain medicine and wish my pain could be controlled at a lower dose but unfortunately that a unachievable dream. I just have to focus on my goals in life to be more active and less focus on pain every day and I think this year is going to be a good year towards achieving those goals.
Avatar m tn Opana ER, an extended-release form of oxymorphone. It is more potent than Norco. I am the first to admit that I am not an expert in withdrawal or anything for that matter. However it is my understanding that going to a higher or more potent opiate will mask any withdrawal symptoms from a lesser opiate. His physician apparently wants him to take the Opana ER routinely and the Opana IR for break thought pain. This is not unusual.
Avatar m tn I have tried Fentynol three times and suffered the same sideaffect the first two times but the last time I was given it in the hospital it caused a severe reaction which made it feel like my blood was on fire. I have been on Morphine for more than 3 years and while it does not work as a complete solution it does make the pain bearable. Right now my big concern is the proposed switch that my pain specalist is planing.
199177 tn?1490502134 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................Levorphanol (Dromoran) 300mg............Meperidine (Demerol) 10-20mg.
Avatar m tn Since this is in the Oxymorphone category, is it the same or stronger than MS Contin. I take 40mg of MSContin (long lasting) every 12 hours but it does nothing for my pain - never has even after a Hysterectomy with a Morohine pump in 2001. I'd like to ask my Dr. about this, but if it's the same need to I guess. Message me if you'd like.
Avatar f tn The Lord has blessed me enough to bless my husband with a good paying job so I don't have to work, I don't think I could anymore !! I have tried the gabapentin and it did nothing to me as I did increase the dose on my own as the specialist told me to . The last NP I seen asked me had I tried Lyrica but didn't write me any of it to try ! I do not know why doctors treat someone that is in pain, provable pain, like a dope head.
Avatar m tn Hi! Opana is oxymorphone, which is similar to morphine. Dilaudid is hydromorphone, which is a hydrogenated ketone of morphine. So yes, basically they are same in action and function and can cause additive effect as both are opioids of morphine family. Opana is extended release and is usually used for chronic pain where round the clock opioid treatment is required over an extended period. Dilaudid is quick acting and is given for immediate pain relief. Hope this helps. Take care!
Avatar f tn not exactly..oxy in theory is a bit stronger than hydro..and sub is a different type of narcotic than the other 2..but conversoin charts do compare the strength of sub to other narcotics..but it is not really the effect they r comparing//but the strength...i do believe there is a conversion chart in avisg's journal...
Avatar m tn yes oxymorphone is OPANA.I am as much concerned about the psychological withdrawls as I am the physical.Ive been at the same 20 mg dosage for the whole time.I used to really feel the effects of the drug but now its barely noticeable.Its prescribed for sciatica/failed back surgery. Iam a commercial carpenter which is very physically demanding.Without the drug I feel alot of pain but I also feel that the drug controls my life.My wife hates me taking it because she says it "changes me.
2126606 tn?1346348724 During the past several years it seems there is no escaping the news about prescription drug use running rampant in the U.S. From our local communities to the national level, opiate-based medications like Vicodin and oxycodone have spurred an onslaught of addiction, crime and devastation to families and individual lives. Sadly, prescription painkiller abuse now also seems to be sparking a resurgence of heroin abuse. That’s right, heroin.
Avatar f tn If I were you I'd be asking for something OTHER than Morphine. Tell your Anesthetist what your reaction has been to the Morphine. The vomiting is the ONLY reaction that I had. That was enough for the Anesthetist. I'd really let the Doctor know about your reaction to the Morphine before you get yourself into some real trouble. Good Luck, Mary. Please keep us updated on how it goes...
Avatar m tn i was on it for 9 months as well. these are facts, the fact is its about as bad as methadone to get off of especially being on it for longer than a year. even after 6 months its bad and long-like two months...
401095 tn?1351395370 good post worried..this is certainly true for me as well, I also can say that I did go "up" and that "high" was never acheived. I would have killed myself trying to get to that. I don't think it really matters if someone is on hydros or something stronger, the outcome is the same. I had the same experience when I was on methadone..there is never "enough" to produce any kind of euphoria..but honestly lets just call it what it is...HIGH..
3126128 tn?1342885371 I'm actually starting tonight, I took my last pill an hour ago exactally and i only took that one so i could have the energy once i'm off work to go to the store and get all the things i will need for all of this and than to get my house cleaned up and make sure all my laundry is done and fridge is full so i can take it easy * as much as one can with still having to work* over the next week or so. So the fun will begin in a few hours!!!
981443 tn?1250119402 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.
Avatar f tn for long lasting strong potency pain relief, and sinec you admitt that you have an addiction to hydros you might as well ty suboxone or subutex, the main drug in it is buprenorphine, which is 25-40% stronger than morphine, so its quite potent, suboxone tablets are taken by placing the octagon pilll under the tongue adn elrtting it dissolve into your veins under your tongue, if you takes it a different eay like orally or shoot it up it will render the buprenorphine uselss and the other drug in su
566544 tn?1219441277 I just wanted you to hear my story with methadone and suboxone, and some people do a 21 day detox with suboxone and maybe that would work with you. I know how methadone is, and I understand that 5mg in the morning is what wakes you up and allows you to feel somewhat normal, but you will need to either taper that down by pieces, stay at 5mg for undetermined amount of time, or cold turkey it, or switch over to suboxone, which I would say should be your last resort option.
460948 tn?1232305722 3-methyl-oxymorphone. It could also be described as 14-hydroxy-7,8-dihydro-codeinone. It is principally supplied as its hydrochloride salt: oxycodone hydrochloride. The terephtalate salt of oxycodone is present in some formulations such as Percodan as 7.6 per cent of the weight of the oxycodone salts content of the product, viz. 5 mg of oxycodone in Percodan is 4.62 mg hydrochloride and 0.38 mg terephtlalate. There does not appear to be a significant difference in the action of the salts.
Avatar n tn So, exercise--even walking every day a little bit helps these endorphins start cooking. Also, water is invaluable--drink as much as you can. It really helps to flush the **** out of your system. Plus, be gentle with yourself. One thing I do that helps me enormously--I learned it over ten years ago in treatment. I say my "gratefuls" every night. Even if I can think of only one thing to be grateful for, I think about it.
Avatar f tn I believe it would show up if being tested for both opioids and synthetic opioids. The reason why you tested positive for oxymorphone is because oxycodone which is found in percocet can produce oxymorphone when it is metabolized in the liver. The codeine-hydrocodone group and morphinans can also produce oxymorphone.
Avatar f tn Are you taking your medication on an empty stomach? It's very important that you do this. I'm not sure how these medications compare to each other. I do know that we're all different and can respond to these medications differently. I take it you made the change because the Fentanyl was not working for you? Your Dr could very well be right. It may take a few days for this medication to start working. How many days has it been since you started it? I'm sorry that I was really no help at all.
Avatar n tn Although Oxycotin come in 40 and 80mg Opana are more addictive even though they come in 10, 30 and 70 mg. This is because the it is a combination drug and is a mix of oxy and morphine. The problem is honestly probably that you are changing and the morphine is the change and now that you have stepped up you need more of the drug to feel better. How do I know this...I was on the exact same drugs a year ago.
Avatar f tn When you test for drugs you are testing for the metabolites the body breaks the drug into. For instance, oxycodone is metabolized into oxymorphone before it reaches the brain. Heroin is metabolized into morphine, these are one of the metabolites looked for in drug tests.Levmetamfetamine ( in vicks inhalers) can cause a false pos. for methamphetamine.
Avatar f tn Also 15mg's if oxymorphone ER. Morphine 39mgs ER didn't do a Dan think. The oxymorphone us better but far from great. The ixycidibe doesn't work at 5mgs. No I gave not built up a tolerance because I only take the oxycidibe when I need it. What U do is rake 5nfs if oxycodone and 3 or 4 hours later take another tablet. I never double the dose. I think 10mgs is the minimum I should be prescribed. Are any if you in the sane situation as I am. I'm very angry about this!!!
Avatar m tn Another year later, I hit tolerance again and that is when they added in the morphine and the percocet, which I have been taking since April. But it wasn't easy, my doctor wouldn't listen to me and I actually went in to see one of the other doctors in his office and then I went back to him slammed my pill bottles on the table and said, "count them! I am not abusing my meds. But they aren't working anymore!