right now I take 30mg of Morphine a day for lower back pain but now the drug does not help and I want to stop taking it but I dont want to go though withdrawls.
10 Aug 2009
I am on 100mg twice daily with four 4mg Dilaudid for break through pain 4 going on 5 years & the to ways to avoid withdrawl are have your doctor pit you on Suboxone or Methadone,but with Methadone you will me slowly tapered off the drug slowly until you do not need it to stop. Suboxone on the other hand is a opiate agonist antagonist which means in theory you couldn't get high on it and it will be easier to come off of then methadone because methadone is only an opiate agonist the same as morphine suboxone has both agonist antagonist & they cancel each other out,therefore easier to stop after being tapered off also. Hope this helps. But if your not getting relief from the dose your on ask your doc to up your dose. Because in my experience oxcycodone isn't nearly as strong as morphine. 30mg morphine is equal to at least 40 of O.C,at least,probably more like 60,but they do not make 60 O.C. only 10, 20,40,80.
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