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Methadone is stronger but is more addictive Any comments?

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  1. Demetra says:

    How much stronger is methadone then hydrocodone? In: Medication What is stronger methadone or hydrocodone. Methodone is stronger than hydrocodone.

  2. Devora says:

    Hi,If youre unable to use your NSAID then your doctor may need to change you on to a different class of anti-inflammatory drug to control your swelling. A stronger opiate may help to control the pain, but it wont reduce the swelling and so this is something that your doctor would have to address. He may put you on a stronger dose of prednisolone or may alternatively put you on something like methotrexate or sulfasalazine, which are known as Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDS). These are not painkillers, but will work to reduce the swelling and slow the progression of the RA.If they do decide to put you on stronger painkillers then there are a few routes that they can go down. If they are increasing your opiates then they will likely stop your buprenorphine patches. They then could either give you a slow release preparation such as MST Continus (morphine) to be taken twice daily or fentanyl patches to be replaced ever 72 hours. With either of these options, an immediate release painkiller (such as morphine 10mg tabs) could also be taken if breakthrough pain is experienced. However, your doctor may decide to try a different treatment route depending on his/her own experience and your own symptoms.Hope this helps,Neldo

  3. Yuko says:

    is hydrocodone 10mg/325 stronger then hydrocodone 5mg/500?

  4. Mirta says:

    10mg of Methadone is equivalent to 5micrograms of Fetanyl. Fetanyl is tremendously stronger than Methadone. Fetanyl is measured in micrograms, Methadone in mg…. hope this helped… More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_much_stronger_is_fentanyl_than_Methadone

  5. Ardella says:

    Not medical advice: Oxycodine is much stronger narcotic derivate than hydrocodone but hydrocodone is a very powerful painkiller, used only for chronic pain.. More:http://www.kgbanswers.com/what-is-stronger-than-hydrocodone/3959763

  6. Carlie says:

    Apr 24, 2006 Methadone is a very potent opioid, a lot stronger then morphine or oxycodone, but that is the reason for methadone occupying receptors in the

  7. Philomena says:

    Slightly stronger than codeine, hydrocodone is another opioid analgesic that is Methadone is synthetic opioid of manmade origin and is often used for those Detail:http://www.ehow.com/about_5301126_pain-medications-back-pain.html

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