45 patient evaluations for Morphine

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for breakthrough pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 45 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: No problem with this medication, it worked great on breakthrough pain. My only concern was that I would develop a high tolerance for it and if I was ever seriously injured or became chronically ill, then it would not be affective. I also know now that I was not educated properly by my PCP at the time. I was given the false pretense that this medication would eliminate my pain 100%. After I struggled for over a year with managing my pain (and not taking medication properly because of being uneducated) I did the research on my conditions and pain medications and learned that you are always going to feel up to 30% of pain and the goal should be to lower the pain level as much as possible with medications and alternative methods like a heating pad for example.

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 13, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: Did not seem to work well for my pain anymore, especially at night. Started to make me more tired.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 13, 2012 (Started Nov 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 45 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 25, 2012 (Started Jul 23, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Has made me more alert. I do not wake up in a major fog.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 27, 2012 (Started Apr 05, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The Morphine did not work for me do to my pain is so bad. I don't think I will ever find some thing that will take the pain away.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 2, 2012 (Started May 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 30, 2011 (Started Oct 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Im taking a holiday from this treatment to see if it is really helping or not! I will keep you all posted! when I was taking this medication it felt as if I was not taking anything at all. I do have a high tolerence for medications.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 10, 2011 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), frequent vertigo with nausea, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am reducing down to 160mg/day. I don't think it's working so far! I'm taking more of the breakthrough stuff!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), frequent vertigo with nausea, constipation

Sep 20, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), frequent vertigo with nausea, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My pain kept escalating, so my doctor took me off my 90 mg of MS ER and switched it to 100mg twice daily with much improvement. I take Phenergan for nausea, so I don't even have a problem with that! I take Lortab 10/325 for break through pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), frequent vertigo with nausea, constipation

Apr 29, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), frequent vertigo with nausea, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 180 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Because I can't have lower back surgery yet due to my weight and I need to lose more, my doctor raised my dose of MS ER to 90mg twice a day. This has been effective. I have had mild side effects such as nausea & sleepiness, but they are tolerable.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), frequent vertigo with nausea, constipation

Mar 25, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild (excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), frequent vertigo with nausea, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was started on Morphine about three months ago when I stopped responding to hydrocodone/apap. I was taking more and more of the hydrocodone, with ibuprofen and aspirin and it just didn't ever seem to work. I take it for the three slipped discs in my back that send shooting & radiating pain down both my legs. It is unbearable at times, so the MS has definitely worked wonders for me in terms of I can get up and about without that severe pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), frequent vertigo with nausea, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 20, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Aug 16, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Sometimes causes refractive insomnia (it should cause sleep thus its refractive)

Jan 12, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Nov 22, 2008 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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