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Exalgo vs. MS Contin for Pain

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Exalgo

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/ 1,164 posts
Other Names: Dilaudid   Hydromorphone   Exalgo ER   Palladone

MS Contin

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/ 19,774 posts
Other Names: Morphine   Kadian   Avinza   Msir   Oramorph
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 1,164 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 19,774 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 captclap
December 7, 2013
captclap wrote
exalgo
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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What patients are saying about Exalgo vs. MS Contin

94 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...
they just switched me to the Exalgo 12mg once daily, and...
I was taking ms contin 20mg 3x a day, ...Ketamine nasal spray, I am finally off the ms contin thank god Made me ...so now they just switched me to the Exalgo 12mg once daily, and...
with exalgo 4 months ago and switched to ms contin 3 weeks...
...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...
Hydromorphone medication on the market that's called Exalgo...
...may want to ask your doctor about switching to the new Hydromorphone medication on the market that's called Exalgo, rather than the Dilaudid. There ...one available for the MS Contin, since it i...
Good Doc though. MS Contin does not work. I'd rather be on...
...guy. Good Doc though. MS Contin does not work. I'd rather be ...my Doc . Icannot take the new oxy op's they make me sick severe headaches and stomach pain. If ...If he is doing the exalgo I a...
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...
I am on exalgo 16 mg twice daily every 12 hours works great...
...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...
and when to take your meds--Exalgo is time release so you...
...be taking it once a day. I started taking Exalgo a few monthes ago when the MS Contin and Opana stopped working, and am at the max 16mg dose. I have severe leg pain that no doctor has been able...
your question, I've used MS Contin, Fentanyl, and Oxycontin...
To answer your question, I've used MS Contin, Fentanyl, and Oxycontin for LA ...been the Oxycontin. Also, Exalgo is the na...
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