Skip to Content

User Reviews for Morphine Sulfate ER

The following information is NOT intended to endorse drugs or recommend therapy. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care.

Filter by:
Condition DownUp Reviews Compare Avg. Ratings DownUp
Pain 4 reviews 1094 medications
   
9.0
Chronic Pain 10 reviews 111 medications
   
6.8
Summary of Morphine Sulfate ER reviews 14 reviews 7.9

Reviews for Morphine Sulfate ER

Sort by:

For Chronic Pain "I have chronic back pain for 23 years following a fall down a flight of stairs. I ruptured 3 discs and fractured various vertebral areas in my lumbar and thoracic spine. I also have Chronic Lyme Disease, Brucellosis and I have developed Fibromyalgia and Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome in both lower extremities. I have various types of paresthesia from burning to lancing. I have been on many types of Schedule II opioid pain medications from Fentanyl, Morphine, Hydromorphone, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone and Methadone. The best relief & safest medication has been the Morphine Sulfate Extended-release 200mg every 12 hours with 30 mg Oxycodone every 4 hours for breakthrough pain. I just wish it was less expensive since I do not have insurance"

   
10

LSCDC October 12, 2016

8 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Chronic Pain "I was on 40mg of Methadone four times a day for 5 years and it worked fairly well to control my pain. I have have back surgery at L5/S1 and have disc degenerative disease. Due to a change in insurance I have had to change to a different med. Now I am on 90mg of Morphine Sulphate ER. This does not seem to be helping close to what the Methadone was. I need help to find a medication that will help. Both my pain specialist and I thought this would do the trick but even with steroid injections I am still in massive pain."

   
5.0

Copierguy1961 (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 20, 2016

16 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Chronic Pain "my breathing got very bad I wasn't told about the side affects I read about it on this site and I ask my gp why I wasn't told about the side affects and he wouldn't tell me so I may need to talk to my lawyer"

   
9.0

im a fool (taken for 5 to 10 years) February 5, 2016

9 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Chronic Pain "Kind of useless on the pain I'm in, was on it for 7 months, 4x a day 2x30mg ER and 2x30mg IR and I was still in pain and coming off it was a process. I never once took it other than prescribed and there is no doubt in my mind I was physically addicted to it. I weaned myself off for months to the point I was taking 1/4 a pill right when I laid down just so it did not feel like my skin was crawling as I tried to sleep. This is an addictive and useless pill for sciatica issues in my experience."

   
3.0

Kevin the sciatic man (taken for 6 months to 1 year) January 17, 2016

14 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Chronic Pain "15mg 3x a day ER. I've been trying to find the right medication to treat fibromyalgia pain. I've experienced nearly every side effect, worst being respiratory problems and weight gain. My attitude has been poor and I'm completely miserable. It's increased my depression. For all the horrible side effects I've experienced, it doesn't seem worth it to stay on the medication for MINOR pain relief. The same has happened to me with Lyrica (neurontin with a prettier name) and tramadol ER. Morphine is by far the worst. I gave it 2 weeks but I can't take anymore of the nausea and illness this medication has caused. I took a morning dose today and feel ill, as usual. I can't wait to flush this garbage from my system."

   
1.0

kimmster607 (taken for less than 1 month) June 16, 2015

17 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Chronic Pain "I have been taking Vicodin for near 20 years now due to chronic pain in my lower back and chronic pain & burning in my shoulders from Factory work.I have been on six 7.5 Vicoprofens for a few years now. That amount works fine if I just sit around all day. If I want to take long hikes, Lift or move furniture, do extensive house cleaning then 6 is NOT enough and I was using 7 or 8 a day. Doctor wanted me to try Morphine ER 15MGs..2 a day and try to get down to 3 Vs a day. A month into this trial period and I'm not liking the Morphine ER (and I've tried 300MG Tramadols & Butrans Patches) The morphine just leaves me feeling sleepy, it just takes the edge off and like so many other medicines ,I have FLU like symptoms. If I had 10 mg pills that would work."

   
5.0

sillyworm June 11, 2015

17 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Chronic Pain "Have been taking Er 120mgs 3x a day, with 60mg. For break through pain. I suffer from chronic spinal stenosis with acachnoditis. That being a progressive disorder. After many different Doctors rx not helping' went to pain management clinic. I was inpatient for 4-5 days till they finally found right drug & most important dose. I Do take 60-90mg for breakthrough pain. It works so well. Bless those Dr's that took the time & effort to find answers. I am on same dose for awhile now. The only side effect is bad constipation. I use a stool softener . What a relief to finally have a decent quality of life finally."

   
9.0

Rosie44 May 21, 2015

28 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Chronic Pain "Yesterday was the first time using this medicine. And it works Great, I also take Lortab. I did not take any, only the Morphine Sulfate ER and it kept all my pain away for 12 hrs. Love It."

   
9.0

Millie57 (taken for 2 to 5 years) October 17, 2014

54 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Chronic Pain "Morphine Sulfate ER 15 mg. I have been using this for approximately 6 months. I find that many of the side effects listed have become apparent to me. I do experience: shakiness, constipation, elevated liver enzymes, difficulty urinating, uncontrollable sleepiness, blurred vision, sensitivity to bright lights at nighttime, including some indoor lighting. In addition, I suffer from stomach pain, feel lethargic at times, memory loss, lack of desire to socialize, depression, and other minor events that I did not have prior to taking morphine."

   
8.0

Jewels14 (taken for 6 months to 1 year) March 17, 2014

72 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Chronic Pain "I have tried every pain medication there is. Morphine lasts the longest and keeps the pain tolerable then anything else."

   
9.0

jerjer (taken for 2 to 5 years) March 6, 2013

54 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Pain "Although I am on a small dosage, it helps me function better with then without."

   
8.0

efloyd105 February 16, 2012

45 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Pain "I have been in pain care since I had my child a year and a half ago due to arthritis, my hips being offset from giving birth, and a spine curvature which I need a breast reduction for. I started out with Vicodin and was going through about 7 pills a day. I was later switched to Oxycontin 15 mg three times daily. It worked for a while but it would make me high and then very tired. I became very tolerant to the medication and was switched to Morphine Sulfate ER and it works wonders! I take one in the morning and one before bed and the one I take in the morning lasts all day and keeps me pain free!"

   
9.0

Ashleyr7710 September 24, 2011

53 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Pain "Great for pain relief."

   
10

Anonymous March 8, 2011

20 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

For Pain "I have had excruciating pain for 4 years. I used from fentanyl patch to morphine sulfate CR. The change is dramatic, no third day withdrawals. Have 24 hr coverage, not for 48 hours. Living in the South, the auto's temp rises to 140 in the car and the patch is not meant for dramatic temperature changes."

   
9.0

brooklyn2541 January 31, 2011

13 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate
Hide