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Oct 13, 2015 11:36 AM

My Dr put me on hydromorphone 8mg. He said it is extended release. I looked it up and it says it is extended release. Does anyone take this? I don't know why he wants me on extended release medicine. He had me on methadone 5 mg once a day. It wore off after 6 hrs. I tried to get him to call me through the answering service to see if I could increase it but never heard from him. I went to his office an hour before they closed. That is when he changed it. I don't have a choice of pain Drs. There are only 3 in El Paso TX. Texas Medicaid sucks.

Oct 13, 2015 2:04 PM

Cearea sorry to hear about your discomfort lived in Texas 17 years their socieffectives suck.I have RSD and I time talking 30 mg methadone 4 times daily they have a long eeffectiveness life.The Dr gave a time release med to you so your pain would be managed for a longer time period.5mg meth a joke,did you have a drug history? Not to be Nosey but that seems like a joke,I certainly hope you sit down with them and express your discomfort so you can get what you need good luck

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