I understand that Methadone is a large molecule and covers the opiate receptors really well, so not much else will work. I've been using Fentora for breakthrough pain, but my doctor doesn't want to prescribe that anymore. One idea is oxycodone - are there other medications that might work? Thank you for your answer.
Generally, medications that work fast are used for breakthrough pain. Immediate release formulations of morphine (MS IR) or oxycodone (Oxy IR) are used commonly.
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well if the fentora is working, why would he want to change it as there are not many other painkilers stong enough, maybe try some naproxen or advil, because if you use other stong opiates with mehadone you run the risk of overdosing
you could try kaidian it is a type of morphine i was on it for lower back problems and headaches i dont think that is the proper spelling but the doctor should know let me know if anything works
Oxycodone is commonly prescribed for breakthrough pain. What worries me is the Fentora. It is very powerful and normally prescribed for cancer pain. You'll be taking a step down in the pain control scale. As oxyaaron indicated, overdose is a strong possibility with any strong opiate added to methadone. Please be safe and have a talk with your doc. You're better off increasing the methadone dosage and lowering the breakthrough pain medication. If the right dose is taken each day, normally very few breakthrough meds are needed. But Fentora is VERY strong. Be safe.
Possibly Oxynorm... Or Oramorph Oral solution 10 mg/5ml. I know that Methadone is difficult as far as increasing the dose and adding more drugs is concerned. I was given Tramadol and Paracetamol for breakthrough pain. However they did no good at all. Am having a meeting in the near future. If anything else comes up I will let everybody know.
When I was on methadone 150mg the only thing I could feel was fentanyl
I haven't had relief with oxycodone or oxycontin
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