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Codeine vs. Temgesic for Pain

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Codeine

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Temgesic

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Other Names: Buprenorphine   Subutex   Buprenex   Butrans
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 174,445 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 1,895 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Codeine or 3-methylmorphine (a natural isomer of methylated morphine, the other being the semi-synthetic heterocodeine) is an opiate used for its analgesic, Cough medicine, and Antidiarrhoeal properties. Codeine is the second-most predominant alkal... Read more on Wikipedia
Buprenorphine (sold under the trade-names of Subutex, Suboxone (buprenorphine with naloxone) - high-dose tablets used for the treatment of addiction - Temgesic, Buprenex - solutions for injection used for acute pain in primary-car... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Joe
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By chris
March 19, 2014
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Temazepam taken with Codeine
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When taking a benzodiazepine with codeine, cut back on the benzo dose. I regularly take 90 mg. codeine with 5 mg. Valium (which metabolizes to temazepam in the body) -- in the morning before work. I definitely wouldn't go any higher than 5 mg. on the Valium though. Unfortunately so many of these young cowboy knuckleheads take stiff doses of benzos and opiates both at the same time, then gripe that the combo is bad, or sent them to the e.r. You got to have a chemist's mind: substituents in just
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What patients are saying about Codeine vs. Temgesic

78 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and morphine and codiene make me itch too, you sound...
Hi, I used to itch when I was on temgesic, and morphine and codiene make me itch too, you sound just like my ...for a bath or shower emollient, my son uses oilatum plus, which as an atiseptic in as...
day now. Will temgesic help me withdraw so I can continue...
...using Nurofen plus for about ...per day now. Will temgesic help me withdraw so I can continue working? Are codeine wthdrawals as bad as ...used to be. Is Codeine cold turkey all that bad? I'm...
pleasant) and am allergic to codeine, my options are pretty...
...hours.  Its just I appear to be losing weight which isnt good ...pleasant) and am allergic to codeine, my options are pretty ...paracetamol and tramadol or temgesic, and temgesic made me...
is 30-60mgs. So it's little wonder it didn't work for...
...believe that co-codamol is 8mg codeine and 50 of paracetamol. A working dose of codeine is 30-60mgs. So it's little wonder it didn't work for you. Besides which codeine is a very inadequate...
or when I have taken codiene or temgesic, morphine used to...
...hurt, I get it mostly when I am hot. and I do get hot when in pain, or when I have taken codiene or temgesic, morphine used to make me itch like mad, and my chest area is always the worst....
Temgesic 0.4 mg tabs, 2 tabs 3 times a day on a regular...
...take Temgesic 0.4 mg tabs, 2 ...for pain. I use tramadol (100-150mg) or codeine (90-120mg) for breakthrough pain a couple of...
I took temgesic for kidney stone pain. Hated it. Spent most...
I took temgesic for kidney stone pain. Hated it. Spent most ...of sciatica I've had was Solpadol - it's co-codamol with a much increased codeine component. She might like to...
correctly? i might use 300mg codeine twice a day for last...
...i might use 300mg codeine twice a day ...anyway? so, how much temgesic would you recommend to someone's in my situation? uses codeine 2-3x300 daily, just did ...create a quick temgesic 0....
that have ever worked; but codeine, tramadol and DHC were...
...that have ever worked; but codeine, tramadol and DHC were barely effective on the pain. ...trial increase to 10mcg/hr with Temgesic 200mcg sublinguals for breakthrough pain: From a pharm perspec...
methadone using temgesic, cholonodine and promethazine....
...dosing\". in the end, swim detoxed from 50MG methadone using temgesic, cholonodine and promethazine. background story: swim was using her ...opiates or needles since. not even codeine...
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