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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of MS Contin oral.

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355 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Chronic Pain
4/18/2014 9:12:59 AM

Reviewer: johnw, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
good

Condition: Chronic Pain
3/19/2014 1:05:14 PM

Reviewer: NANCY27q, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
COMING OFF OXYCONTIN , CELEBREX AND OXYCODONE THAT I WAS ON FOR OVER 10 YEARS, I FOUND THIS ALTERNATIVE DRUG WAS NOT AS EFFECTIVE, BUT SOMETHING THAT I COULD DEAL WITH. I ALSO HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION IN THE PAST 8 MONTHS, AND I AM NOW WONDERING IF THIS IS A GOOD COMBINATION FOR ME

Condition: Chronic Pain
2/20/2014 12:50:10 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for about a year now before that I was prescribed short acting meds oxycododne. then the dr recommended ms cotin I took it for 2 months and it was taking to long to work so the dr switched me to fentanyl patch I was on the fentanyl patch 50mcg hr for about 5 months I hated them they would not stick THANK GOD the dr switched me back to ms cotin 30 mg two times a d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
1/24/2014 11:42:11 PM

Reviewer: BackInTheSaddleAgain, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After a number of years on Norco, my dr. switched me to MS-Contin as Norco just was not effective anymore. Rather than take 2 Norco's every 4-6 hrs for pain, I am just having to take one MS-Contin every 12 hrs or so and use the 15 mg IR for breakthough pain. It has be very effective. My only complaint is a minor side effect of constipation, which I hope over time will become less. It's nic ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Pain
9/29/2013 6:19:54 PM

Reviewer: cpr52chris, 65-74 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Oxycontin and my Doc switched me to a larger dose of MS contin I am not happy with the pain I am still having with thid drug being used by me every 8 hours. The pain releief is subtle and takes forever to work. I dont recommend it for Chronic Severe Pain Oxycontin or Dilaudid is 100 times better

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