What is Kadian?

MS Contin is a brand of a time-released formulation of morphine sulfate, usually taken every twelve hours for chronic pain. MS Contin is a trademark of Purdue Pharma.

In the United States, MS Contin is available in tablet in doses of 15mg, 30mg, 60mg, 100mg and 200mg. In Australia, MS Contin tablets are available in doses of  5mg, 10mg, 15mg, 30mg, 60mg, 100mg and 200mg, and as a suspension, in doses of 20mg, 30mg, 60mg, 100mg and 200mg. It is typically prescribed in cases of severe pain where prolonged opioid therapy is indicated. As of March 2014, it has been noted that pharmacists in Florida were recently informed that the 15mg. dosage is no longer available, but doctors are still widely unaware of this and are still prescribing it to patients.

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I have a sacral/lumbar fx @ s-1thrus-5. My physician has had me on Kadian, 30mgs, once daily for 6 years. We no longer have health ins. as of this...

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Kadian is morphine group of drug, there are many drugs available on counter in option of Kadian, you can try that one but...

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I was taking kadian
20mg for abt 6 month I ran out and been out for a5 days and I haven't felt good. I have stomach pain and diarrehea. The Dr...

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Vicodin is a short acting hydrocodone with acetaminophen and will help for stomach pain as a pain reliever. You may need to consult a Doctor...

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I have severe spinal stenosis ,spondylolthesis with pars defect spondylosis and chronic tendinitis in both shoulders.i was taking 90 mil of Avinza...

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Thanks for writing to us.

I am Dr vaibhav Gandhi, I am orthopaedic surgeon and spine specialist.
I have studied your case.

This kind of pain...

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