ive only been on embeda about a month, I have a long history but short version is I'm 34, had lower spinal fusion or I would've bn paralyzed. My spine is jacked from neck to low bsck, degenerative disease in hip, can no longer work. Years of painpills, never will be off of them. I'm currently on 2x a day embeda 20/.08 and 3x a day IR Opana10mg as I need. Literally everything hurts, laying, sitting, standing, walking, etc, and also the same help pain, so you can see, I'm just jacked up, I'm just trying to figure out the best time to take the embeda for maximum relief, I know when I need the opana because it's instant release, just need to know maximum time between embeda or should I take both at once? Doctors don't know what my pain is like and are no help... So I'm hoping someone here might... Thanks.
I understand your question is nearly a year old, but I hope you have found relief with Embeda. I have been taking it for about a year and found it to be beneficial. I take it in the morning.
I set my alarm an hour before I have to get up, take the medicine with a full glass of water, slightly prop myself up in bed (I don't like to take medicine and lay flat in bed), and let the medication get into my system before getting up.
Unfortunately, as with most pain medications, a tolerance can build up. My dosage has increased over time and breakthrough pain is enough of an issue that I also have to take percocet as needed throughout the day.
However, Embeda gave me my life back! It allowed me to return to work, because I don't get "looped out" or feel euphoria on the drug; it merely takes my pain away.
Good luck to you.
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