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Exalgo vs. MS Contin for Pain

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Exalgo

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Other Names: Dilaudid   Hydromorphone   Exalgo ER   Palladone

MS Contin

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/ 19,901 posts
Other Names: Morphine   Kadian   Avinza   Msir   Oramorph
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 1,168 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 19,901 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Hydromorphone, a more common synonym for dihydromorphinone, commonly a hydrochloride (trade names Palladone, Dilaudid, and numerous others) is a very potent centrally-acting analgesic medication of the opioid class. It is a derivative o... Read more on Wikipedia
Morphine (International Nonproprietary Name) ( MS Contin, MSIR, Avinza, Kadian, Oramorph, Roxanol, Kapanol) is a Potency (pharmacology) opiate analgesic medication and is considered to be the prototypical opioid... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Starrr
July 16, 2014
Starrr wrote
5 years on ms contin
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By captclap
December 7, 2013
captclap wrote
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Exalgo is very strong but it takes a few days to get up to full strength in the body. I take 2 oxycodone 10mg every 4 hours but after being prescribed exalgo 16mg I just take one in the morning and I'm good all day. Only need the oxy when break through pain gets tough.
Rob  |  February 17, 2014
16' rods??? wow, you must be an avatar creature to have 16 foot rods in your spine.
Rob  |  February 17, 2014
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Exalgo Side Effects
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MS Contin and no problems
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What patients are saying about Exalgo vs. MS Contin

93 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
switched me from MS Contin to Exalgo because the morphine...
...short acting form, but what I would like is to hear from any of you who tried it, or who take it now and how well did it work for you? My Dr just switched me from MS Contin to Exalgo because the...
mg exalgo that did nothing for any of the symptoms, was a...
...on 40 mg Opana er twice a ...Dr perscribed 60 mg exalgo that did nothing for any of the symptoms, was a horrible few weeks for me. Switched to mscontin 60mg 2x's a day. ...I was on Opana. M...
they just switched me to the Exalgo 12mg once daily, and...
...was taking ms contin 20mg 3x a day, ...am finally off the ms contin thank god Made me very mean. so now they just switched me to the Exalgo 12mg once daily, and took me off the nasal spray and g...
exalgo 16 mg twice daily every 12 hours works great first...
...am on exalgo 16 mg twice daily every 12 hours works great first time since they changed oxy a pill has worked for ...hours I ate ms contin like candy and got no relief now take 3 exalgo twic...
but OxyContin and MSContin suck, and I really don't need...
...want some... And I keep hearing the first batches (for 2-3 years) aren't abuse-proof. But does that ...med but OxyContin and MSContin suck, and I really ...make the jump to Exalgo/Opana. S...
4 months ago and switched to ms contin 3 weeks ago now. the...
...THESE stupid ass pills, exalgo, and the OP oxycontin. ...2 years. i just started with exalgo 4 months ago and switched to ms contin 3 weeks ago now. the ...to do is use saline solution. the s...
the 8mg Exalgo which does NOTHING...seems..so I'm going to...
...that's right. Since the stuff is so weak and plus I had just this month changed to the 8mg Exalgo which does NOTHING...seems..so I'm going to ask to go back to MS Contin 30 mg. 2x/day and...
I start back with the MS Contin. Really hope things...
Hi Gmak, I in the same boat and finishing up on the exalgo. Tomorrow I start back with the MS Contin. Really hope things come down as the last few nights have been tough. Just can't wait for...
Was just switched from 600 mg MS Contin to 64 mg exalgo...
...the same? Was just switched from 600 mg MS Contin to 64 mg exalgo daily. Exalgo has not touched my pain, so I tried ...shitty drug? I have chewed MS Contin-I know what relief should...
seems to work the best is MS Contin. I've tried so many...
...to my normal meds. I was trying Exalgo, but that didn't help me. ...one that seems to work the best is MS Contin. I've tried so many others ...out it makes me feel better, but some days I...
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