Butrans vs Morphine

Butrans
(Rx)
Morphine
(Rx)
Butrans is a chemical dependency medication.
Morphine is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.3
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.0
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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June 30, 2010
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
7,186 Discussions
492,764 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Chronic Pain
#4 for Addiction
#5 for Depression
#6 for Severe Pain
Our data suggest that Butrans is taken for Pain, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Pain Relief
#4 for Chronic Pain
#5 for Back Pain
#6 for Severe Pain
Morphine is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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But
Itching
9
Nausea
8
Migraines
7
Drowsiness
5
Dizziness
5
Rash
4
Vomiting
4
Burning
3
Sciatica
2
Blisters
2
Mor
Nausea
7
Euphoria
3
Dizziness
2
Hallucinations
2
Blood Clots
1
Coma
1
Spotting
1
Trauma
1
Paranoia
1
Bloating
1
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Morphine
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Itching
But
Mor
9
0
Nausea
But
Mor
8
7
Migraines
But
Mor
7
0
Drowsiness
But
Mor
5
0
Dizziness
But
Mor
5
2
Rash
But
Mor
4
0
Vomiting
But
Mor
4
0
Burning
But
Mor
3
0
Sciatica
But
Mor
2
0
Blisters
But
Mor
2
0
Nausea
Mor
But
7
8
Euphoria
Mor
But
3
0
Dizziness
Mor
But
2
5
Hallucinations
Mor
But
2
0
Blood Clots
Mor
But
1
0
Coma
Mor
But
1
0
Spotting
Mor
But
1
0
Trauma
Mor
But
1
0
Paranoia
Mor
But
1
0
Bloating
Mor
But
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Butrans during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Morphine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Butrans and alcohol.
When taken with alcohol a rapid relaese of the drug might occur and may be potentially deadly.
Method of use
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Transdermal Patch
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Patch: 5 mcg/hour, 7.5 mcg/hour, 10 mcg/hour, 15 mcg/hour, 20 mcg/hour
Capsule: 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 45 mg, 50 mg, 60 mg, 70 mg, 75 mg, 80 mg, 90 mg, 100 mg, 120 mg, 130 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 20 mg/24hr, 50 mg/24hr, 100 mg/24hr
Solution: 250 mg/10 mL, 100 mg/4 mL, 10 mg/5 mL, 20 mg/5 mL, 0.5 mg/mL, 1 mg/mL, 2 mg/mL, 3 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL, 5 mg/mL, 8 mg/mL, 10 mg/mL, 15 mg/mL, 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL, 1 mg/mL (PF)
Tablet: 10 mg, 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 15 mg/12hr, 30 mg/12hr, 60 mg/12hr, 100 mg/12hr, 200 mg/12hr
Syringe: 10 mg/10 mL (1 mg/mL), 1 mg/mL, 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL, 5 mg/mL, 8 mg/mL, 10 mg/mL, 15 mg/mL, 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Cartridge: 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL, 8 mg/mL, 10 mg/mL, 15 mg/mL
Suppository: 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg
: 30 mg/30 mL (1 mg/mL)
Concentrate: 100 mg/5 mL
Injector: 10 mg/0.7 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid alcohol while taking narcotics as it may increase their toxicity.
Ingredients
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Buprenorphine
Morphine Sulfate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Butrans and Morphine: Severe Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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