Opioid Comparison

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Accuracy of Demerol Strength

i've done a little bit of reaseach and i'm finding that your demerol strengh might be off. please correct me if i'm wrong

http://www.uofapain.med.ualberta.ca/images/UGPainlecture1dec2006.jpg

http://www.uofapain.med.ualberta.ca/opioidconversion.htm

 

btw, this is a really nice site

 

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oh, i see where the conversion came from, you were using IV rather than oran Demerol.

It seems that you switch between oral and IV/IM for your morphine comparisons. 

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thanks, that has already

thanks, that has already been a big help!

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what about methadone acute and chronic?

what about methadone acute and chronic? 

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When is methadone used in an

When is methadone used in an acute setting?

I'm assuming the "acute" part means "IV"

 

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i am still havin problems

i am still havin problems convertin this (guess i shoulda payed more attention in math class)like how many mg's of codiene would i have to take to equal like 1-10 mg lortab.......

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definately not

IV means intraveinously.  acute is for short time period, chronic is for long term use since the half life builds rapidly, personally I know where it fits in the chart but its just not in it and sometimes it varies so much from person to person that they might just have not wanted to mess with it. 

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I know.

I know.

But Methadone is not to be a first line analgesic. We've all read about the kid with tooth pain, and the dentist gave him Methadone. I'm not saying it doesn't happen, I'm just saying that it's not a conventional form of acute medicine.

 

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It's a wonder you got out of

It's a wonder you got out of preschool if can't multiply 6x10=60mg of codiene.  ok 4th grade but still....... 

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i didnt hear that one but I

i didnt hear that one but I think it means when you first switch from a less potent narcotic and don't have methadone built up in your system, so when you first start on it you don't have days and days of half-lifes of the drug left in your system like you do once you start a daily regimon for a long period. 

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WOW

wow thanks, that BS in psychology is really payin off huh!