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User Reviews for Morphine/naltrexone

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Chronic Pain  
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Reviews for Morphine/naltrexone

Anonymous · Taken for 2 to 5 years July 20, 2020

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “Why is it we finally got a drug, Embeda, that help my husband, and it is pulled off the market. We can't even get one that is close to this. Please bring it back”

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Mouse21 September 21, 2019

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “This stuff doesn’t work. So much so that I was able to just stop taking it with no withdrawal illness.”

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na · Taken for less than 1 month May 19, 2019

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I wrote an honest opinion from a man that broke his lower back and has a bridge from l-3-l5s1 and c-2-7 ruptured. All I can say is that the Pain Management going on in USA is terrible. I wish all of the doctors would get to experience my pain on this horrible med Emeda so they could understand how their patients suffer in pain”

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Stays in Pain · Taken for less than 1 month September 16, 2016

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “"I have been taking this medicine for only a few days now and have noticed some things that have me very concerned because it was given for pain but I have been experiencing major side effects. The first thing that started was headaches then depression , nausea , stomach aches,feeling of swelling of my legs, feet, ankles, hands and it feels like I'm retaining fluid all over my body,I didn't have these side effects when I was taking Morphine without the extra ingredient like the Ebedea has and now am worried that I am going to be in sever pain as this medication does very little for my pain.”

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DKKing May 19, 2015

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “This medication has changed my life. I have suffered from osteoarthritis for the past ten years. I had a complete knee replacement 5 months ago and even though the surgery went well, the recovery is long and difficult. I have taken Narco 5mg from time to time and Cymbalta, Nucynta, Tramadol and over the counter meds. Nothing helped. I have been on the Embeda for two weeks and I can finally feel normal. I take the 20mg Embeda and I am very pleased.”

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Mway March 12, 2016

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “Being prescribed several opiates over the years after surgical operations. Last medication prescribed was OxyCodone 30mg. Had to get a new Doc at pain management and Embeda was prescribed to me. I am still having severe pain. I am also prescribed Neurotin 600mg. Am I the only one who feels bad? Especially switching from a strong opiate to Embeda?”

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Aumomma24 · Taken for 1 to 6 months August 23, 2016

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I have numerous spinal conditions including failed lumbar fusion surgery, (L4/L5 fusion) disc collapse at L3/,L4 & L5/S1, osteoarthritis throughout my spine, damaged nerves, spinal fontinal narrowing, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis in my shoulders, knees and hips. I'm also taking spinal nerve blocks and nerve root burnings on 6 levels in my lumbar and sacral spine. I was given theirs and was told I'd never had anything "this strong"for pain. I absolutely get no relief from this medication and I'm not a drug seeking patient. I am a mom to 4 children, my youngest is 3 and has special needs due to a chromosome duplication. All I want is to feel somewhat normal without being so messed up I'm not aware of what's going on around me.”

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DrWildebeest July 24, 2010

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Pain: “I was taking oxycodone 15mg every 3 to 4 hours. My doctor tried me on Embeda 20mg. It lasted about 4 hours and I still needed about 4 oxycodone tablets per day. He upped my dose to the 50mg capsule. It works great and have not needed my breakthrough medicines at all. I'm a pharmacist and the Naloxone is not released. It only comes out if you crush the pills. It's to avoid abusers looking for a quick high. Used correctly, you will NOT get any Naloxone (opioid antagonist). ”

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Gabrielle Egan · Taken for 1 to 6 months October 30, 2016

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I have been on Embeda for just 1 month, and at first it was rough constantly hurting and withdrawals, extremely tired, headaches. Now I guess things are starting to level off but the headaches persist but my pain is finally under control with the Embeda 30-1.2 once a day and percocet 10mgs 3 times day for break through pain. I have degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis in both knees, fibromyalgia, Lupus, I'm hoping I can soon get my life back. I'm grateful for the not high feeling and the most important thing is I'm not constantly not pain anymore so my depression is getting better and I don't have to use the percocet as much. Now if the headaches leave and the over tired feeling would leave I will 100 percent.”

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Old beat-up RN · Taken for 1 to 6 months March 30, 2016

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “Complicated history; 2 different genetic mutations causing multiple disorders, polyarticular gout, pseudogout with calcium crystals in all joints, 3 level neck fusion, 4 back surgeries. The last lumbar surgery caused a blood clot in the spine; loss of bowel and bladder control, severe arthritis with damaged joints, Paget's disease of the bone, etc. Been on MS ER since the 4th failed surgery but had to change doctors. The new Doc put me on Embeda and it is awful. Headache within the hour, withdrawal symptoms within 3-4 hours, sweating and leg cramps, nausea, constipation but worse of all no pain relief. After being on a regimen that worked since 2003, with the flap about abuse doctors are afraid of Morphine.”

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horsebreaker · Taken for 1 to 6 months March 17, 2016

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “my dr changed me from morphine to embeda and I hurt worse than ever.it doesn't work for me at all plus I sweat profusely and severe constipation and itching. I thought this was gonna help me have a better life. Wrong its done nothing but make me worse.so good luck people.i feel for u chronic pain patients.it seems to help people who have lite pain not chronic.”

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Bobs uncles mother · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 7, 2017

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I have had chronic back pain for 5 years. After failed surgeries and injections, (and after years of oxycodone) my doc put me on EMBEDA. I take it exactly how it is prescribed. After a month I have had so many negative side effects. I get severe headaches, stabbing stomach aches and have been almost zombie like. As far as the pain goes it does treat pain fairly well. However sometimes the EMBEDA can not touch the nerve pain. I personally would prefer my previous medication, because the side effects of EMBEDA just make me feel worse.”

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Confused on what to do! January 25, 2016

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I have been taking this medicine for several months now and I have noticed some things that have occurred which is making me very scared because it is messing with my body in a very bad way! The first thing that started was the headaches then the rest started showing up daily like depression , nausea , stomach aches, swelling of my legs, feet, ankles, hands it's like I'm retaining fluid all over my body, blurred vision, nose bleeds! I haven't read up on the side effects yet but I'm sure I'm not going to be surprised if it's on the list.I didn't have these side effects when I was taking Morphine without the extra ingredient like the Ebedea has and now my Insurance will only pay for this medication and it cost $1300 a month!!”

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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month June 6, 2017

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I only took this medication 3 days because of the awful side effects I endured. The feeling of nervousness, unclear thinking. It was if I were stuck in my body and my heart racing which made me feel as if I could not breath. I also broke out in a cold sweat and felt cold. During this same time I started having tingling sensations in my right arm into my fingers. I did not associate this with the medication until I read other reviews. I had many of the side effects listed. The medication seemed to help with my pain some but because of the horrible feelings it wasn't a positive medication for me. I even took it again thinking maybe I was overreacting or in my head.”

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gwbeatme February 9, 2011

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Pain: “I have L4 & L5 degenerated bone to bone with spurs and stenosis. Definitive nerve damage down both legs. Doctor started me on hydrocodone 10 mg x4 plus Soma 350mg x3/day. Put me on 20/1.2 Embeda for 4 months, then upped dose to 50/2.0 mg. Very seldom do I take Vicodin or Soma anymore. I can actually work at my job as a fabricator/machinist with little or no pain and no drowsiness or getting angry. Kind of got my life back, and I can ride the Harley with no worry of long-trip pains.”

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lighthunter December 31, 2016

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I've got chronic pain - Usually not able to move upon waking ~ I've been on Opioids for several decades starting in '80's / Tylenol 4 / my R jaw at Condyle - TMJ WAS GONE - I'm now on my 3rd prosthesis placed July 2015 - My Neck / Crevical Spine from 3- 5/6 Bulged with 5 sitting on Nerve Root - Mid Spine was Broke & Healed & I've got damages Lumbar Spine & Nerves Both Lumbar & Cervical ~ I was on numerous Strengths of Hydrocodone then Combo Hydrocodone & Demerol 100 for break thru for over decade / Increased to percocet 10/325 for about 5 yrs and up'ed To oxycodone 20mg 4 times day ~ Embed 60/2.4/ 2 x's day 4 months Seems to work now w narco 7.5 as needed for Increased pain - Nice to be able to move without pain - Still kinked up/ No pain!”

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Aumomma23 · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 29, 2016

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I've been on this joke for medication for 3 months now because the doctor refused to change me from it while I was going through diagnostic procedures and finally nerve ablation. It's never helped my pain. It's given me severe headaches, made me irritable, I've gained 30lbs on it, had swelling in my legs and arms and also really has affected my moods and my patience level. I've begged for a change or an increase but was told he wanted me to stay where I was until after the ablation. Well had that 2 weeks ago, since then I've had major increases in pain, a headache that hasn't stopped since the procedure, hip pain (That wasn't there before the procedure). I'm on a low dose for this, I don't think I need a break through pain thru med.”

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Viperguy September 21, 2016

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I had been on Avinza then insurance change it to generic the about 8 months ago the option was Embeda. Wow what a change took 2 months to adjust now the pain level is tolerable just wack out of my head, no energy just don't want to do anything but lay around. The main problem is interaction its just no compatible with alot of medications including toradol, allergy medication. I would normally take some 10-325 hydrocodones but the combination is terrible, and where I live smoking weed is legal and it interact's which tell me this product needs to go it the worst med's I have had. I getting off it for good its not a good medication and long term I hate to think what its doing to me.”

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bkpainmn September 8, 2016

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “This med has worked a lot better than the 10mg Percocet 4 x daily that I was on before. I take 10mg Percocet cut in half twice daily with the Embeda, it helps while the med has a slow uptake. The first week or so, I was a little bit dizzy and tired. That went away and I have no complaints. The meds work. The Narcan in the pills doesn't bother me or effect the way the meds work for me. I have had bad back problems for 25 years. My S Spine and my L Spine are separated on the right side 4mm and the L spine is pushed forward 2mm. I have had chronic pain half of my life due to this injury. This medicine really helps.”

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so cal gal January 15, 2011

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Pain: “I have been very impressed. I was taking 10-12 Norco on a daily basis for pain control. This is my third week and I am now taking the 30 mg. I am taking very little Norco now for breakthrough pain. I am less groggy and have better concentration. It did take about a week to get used to the new medicine. All I wanted to do was sleep for that week. Now the only issue is the constipation which is brutal. Although some Senna and Miralax work well. I am actually thrilled with how much better I feel. It is like suddenly waking up and being alive to participate in life again. WOW”

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WeMustAllBeJunkies September 9, 2018

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “Embeda along with another similar drug Targin (Oxycodone/Naloxone) that are starting to be prescribed like crazy in this “Era of Junkies”, are almost worthless .I say almost because they are decent at controlling off label opiate induced constipation. If at all possible just avoid this drug. Do NOT let you Dr prescribe it to you because once they do, your stuck with it. Do NOT take the 9-10 reviews seriously as most likely they are drug reps or paid companies. (Just look for zero side effects, and the words “perfect”,”best” etc. ). No drug that is made to help cancer and chronic pain patients should even have the CHANCE to induced life threatening withdrawal! The naloxone WILL effect system of opiate tolerant users. Those that don’t understand, all those headaches and anxiety, pains and restlessness are due to you taking a drug with another drug in it that completely blocks it’s effectiveness. I pray for the future of chronic pain and cancer sufferers. Also it’s crazy expensive”

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Nonstoppain October 10, 2017

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “This drug is horrible!!! Causes severe headaches! Sweating so severe clothes are soaked. Take a shower and you are drier in the water than clothed and sweating using this dangerous drug. It needs to be pulled from the market and I will do my best to see it happen. I have been on 24/7 pain management for 17 years this is by far the worst drug on the market.”

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help me now · Taken for less than 1 month September 3, 2017

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I switched from ER morphine 30 mg sulfate to embeda 20 mg ,there are some major problems with this medication ! Recalls are still needed as the first time I took one minimal relief with quick ending ,the next one put me to sleep after I just slept 12 hours from the first one , the next one zero relief ,can't go through life like this ! The FDA needs to take a serious look at this !”

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KyF · Taken for 1 to 6 months May 21, 2017

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “The first day I took Embeda, I had no relief and was badly in pain. But the second day, I woke up and felt great. It has really helped my pain. I've been taking IR meds most of my life, leaving me waking up in the middle of the night in huge pain - since Embeda that's gone away! I feel good, lot less pain, and am very impressed! Only downside - constipation and face redness. Otherwise it's great! And I'm only taking 40mgs with 4 Norco for rescue meds”

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shortsusie_1999 · Taken for 1 to 6 months November 2, 2017

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I was hesitant about being so direct until I saw nonstopains comment about this medicine needing to be pulled off the market. I SAY GET IT OFF MARKET NOW!! I think this drug is dangerous. Not enough study was done to put proper warnings on it. I have a stomach condition that causes me to digest food very slowly, there are no warnings for embeda that this may cause problems! I lost over 20lbs in less than 6 weeks, I was so nauseous could not even look at food! My doctor said either embeda or nothing so I stuck it out for a few months and finally I had lost so much weight and was so very sick all the time the only way I can think to describe it is I would opt for the terrible pain I have over how I feel when on embeda. DON'T TAKE EMBEDA!!”

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LivinNpain2004 · Taken for less than 1 month February 3, 2019

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “I don’t know how this dangerous combination ever got approved! I was taking one every 12 hours. It was fine at first but a couple weeks later I started feeling awful, like it was flu coming and going, then fast heart rate and chest pain so bad thought it was a heart attack so went to ER. It was the effects of on-and-off withdrawal from naltrexone aka narcan... going through withdrawal symptoms twice a day for weeks takes a toll on you! It was an expensive trip to the hospital too. I always take medicine as directed, and yes, I swallowed it whole but I still absorbed the narcan. I don’t know how they convinced the FDA to believe a body won’t absorb every ingredient of a drug ingested. It’s normal biology. They should pull it off the market again! There’s a weight loss drug that advertises on TV, it has naltrexone and they warn not to take it if you take opioids... so why in the world do they put it in with an opioid?!?! It’s just stupid and dangerous!!”

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Anonymous November 13, 2010

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Pain: “I have had chronic back and neck pain for several years and have tried almost all pain medicines, my last was Percocet 10mg 6 times a day along with Flexaril 20mg 4 times a day. Now I take 2 Embeda 20mg a day and feel great. So far I have not had any side effects.”

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Flamingo 55 September 13, 2017

Embeda (morphine / naltrexone) for Chronic Pain: “Went in Pain management four years ago, for one bulging disc in my neck and three in my lower back. I'm on Norco 10/325 ×4 for pain. I have Psoriasis, eczema, contact dermititis, psoriatic arthritis, COPD, chronic bronchitis, onset emphysema on oxygen, Bi-Pap I developed Nerve Ending Pain in my neck and upper arm. The Dr. prescribed me Embeda 20mg/0.8mg in the morning I felt good for about 2 hrs. then I fell asleep for 5 hrs this was on the 1st of September. I did use it for 2 day, I stopped for several reasons. Sleeping to much, itching peeling skin, constipated, agitated, no relief from Nerve Pain, Adult disabled daughter, I have to care for. Just doesn't seem practical, I'll wait till tomorrow for NET lungs may fill up. I still don't feel right.”

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