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could this be withdrawl symptoms?

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,578
edited 06/11/2012 - 7:47 AM in Pain Medications
Hi Everyone- I have switched from ms contin 20mg 2x to oxycontin 15mg 2x. This is day 2. I feel sick with chills, very tired and depressed. Could this be withdrawl from morphine? Just wondering...


  • I can only comment on oxycodone. The withdrawal from that was flu-like symptoms. I would have someone keep watch on you and make sure they understand what to look for. If you still feel this way tomorrow I would give my doctor a call just to be safe. Wouldn't it be nice to just have the flu?
  • Well 10 days into my new meds and I do believe I had the flu. What incredible timing! I am battling nausea every day, which is a side effect of oxycontin.
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  • I had some kind of withdrawal from MS Contin 120 when I switched to Oxycontin 120mg. I was only sick for about 5 days and also started using colace and Milk of Magnesia to help. I hope you're feeling better now. Take care. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
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