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IR drugs

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,662
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:35 AM in Pain Medications
Afternoon all

I was seeking some info on IR drug's I have been on methadone for over 2 years now,2 10mg tablets 4 times a day. And he is thinking of changing me to IR drugs, with the tolerance built up with the methadone. He has had me try the ER drugs, Kadian and others...But they never lasted more than 4-6 hours. I am asking for the info so I can have some research on them and be prepared for my next visit.

Thanks y'all

C4-6 fused, Degenative L 4-5, Thyroid cancer.


  • I'm sure if you take a look around the site you will find tons of information about both immediate relief pain medications and extended release ones as well.
    Basically, the IR medications are vicoden, percocet, dilaudid, and morphine types. Some contain either a tylenol component or a motrin component to them.
    IR medications are usually dosed at 4-6 hours.
    If there is a specific medication that you are asking about, you can do some research at drugs.com or a similar site using google as your search engine.
    Good luck,
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