Fentanyl patch equivalent to oxycodone

    • [PDF File]Switching Opioids using Equivalency Tables


      equivalent multiply by: To convert from oral morphine multiply by: Morphine 30 mg 1 1 Codeine * 200 mg 0.15 6.67 Oxycodone 20 mg 1.5 0.667 Hydromorphone 6 mg 5 0.2 Meperidine ** 300 mg 0.1 10 Methadone Morphine dose equivalence not reliably established. Tramadol * Transdermal fentanyl 60–134 mg morphine = 25mcg/h

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    • [PDF File]Duragesic Label Page 1 Full Prescribing Information FOR ...


      least equivalent to DURAGESIC 25 mcg/h. Patients who are considered opioid-tolerant are those who have been taking, for a week or longer, at least 60 mg of morphine daily, or at least 30 mg of oral oxycodone daily, or at least 8 mg of oral hydromorphone daily or an equianalgesic dose of another opioid.

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    • [PDF File]Opioid Switching Tool


      Fentanyl Patch: Use LEVY’s RULE: Patch strength (mcg / hr) = half total daily dose oral morphine (round down to nearest patch strength) MEq = 60 60 / 2 = 30 25mcg / hr fentanyl 6. Define new regime: regular unit doses / frequency & prn opioid medication E.g. 12 hourly dosing = daily dose / 2.

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    • [PDF File][P] Fentanyl Patches - Palliative Care (Adults)


      Fentanyl is a potent opioid analgesic with selective action at the mu -opiate receptor. 1 It has a rapid onset and short duration of action. Fentanyl may cause less constipation, sedation, and cognitive impairment than morphine. 4, 5 • Transdermal (TD) fentanyl is a self- adhesive skin patch which provides continuous systemic delivery

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    • [PDF File]Opioid Conversion Chart


      Please check that the PRN dose is appropriate for the patch strength e.g. a 25 microgram / hr fentanyl patch is equivalent to approx. 60mg of morphine / 24 hr hence a PRN dose of 10 mg oral morphine solution (or 2.5 to 5 mg diamorphine SC) is required.

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    • [PDF File]Guidelines For The Use Of Fentanyl Patches


      Initiating Fentanyl Patches N.B A 25mcg/hr patch is roughly equivalent to 90mg/day of oral morphine. This means that they are less suitable for patients who are on only small doses of MST. For advice on these types of patients and dose equivalents of other opioids such as oxycodone, seek advice from pharmacist or specialist palliative care teams.

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    • [PDF File]Opioid Oral Morphine Milligram Equivalent (MME) Conversion ...


      equivalent to 100 milligrams of oral morphine and that one patch delivers the dispensed micrograms per hour over a 24 hour day. Example: 25 ug/hr fentanyl patch X 24 hrs = 600 ug/day fentanyl = 60 mg/day oral morphine milligram equivalent.

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      80 Fentanyl patch 80 ÷ 3 = 26.66 microgram/hour Fentanyl patch 25microgram/hour 80 Subcutaneous oxycodone 80 ÷ 4 = 20mg/ day Subcutaneous oxycodone 20 mg per 24 hours 80 Oral oxycodone 80 ÷ 2 = 40 mg/ day Oral oxycodone S/R 20 mg BD 80 Subcutaneous 80 ÷ 3 = 26.67mg Subcutaneous diamorphine 25mg per 24 hours 80 Subcutaneous Alfentanil

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    • [PDF File]Opioid Conversion Table


      Determine equivalent daily dose of new opioid by dividing the calculated MMEs of current opioid by new opioid’s ... Fentanyl (MCG/hr) 2.4 12.5 mcg/hr** ... Hydromorphone 4 4-5 7.5 mg Morphine 1 ...

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    • [PDF File]Opioid conversion guide - Department of Health


      30 mg oxycodone/day x conversion factor = morphine/day . ... used for calculating equivalent daily doses OR intermittent (or ‘when required’) doses • Equianalgesic doses are listed (as above) on the Guide ... • There is no direct conversion for fentanyl lozenge to other opioids including morphine

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    • [DOCX File]JU Medicine


      Transdermal patch: long-acting form, 12 hours for onset, 48-72 hours half-life. 12 micrograms or 25 micrograms/ hour, 25 microgram fentanyl is equivalent to 50-60 mg of oral morphine in 24 hours, in other words, the fentanyl transdermal patch is equivalent to a high-dose morphine regimen.

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    • [DOCX File]Opioids > 50 mg Morphine Equivalent Daily Dose (MEDD)


      Fentanyl Transdermal Patch* 14 mcg/hr 12.5 mcg/hr *According to this conversion table, every 90 mg/d (range, 60–134 mg/d) of oral morphine or equivalent converts to approximately 25 mcg/h of transdermal fentanyl (but not necessarily vice versa).

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    • [DOC File]*80 mg and 160 mg for use in opioid-tolerant patients only


      Eighteen hours following the removal of the transdermal fentanyl patch, OxyContin treatment can be initiated. Although there has been no systematic assessment of such conversion, a conservative oxycodone dose, approximately 10 mg q12h of OxyContin, should be initially substituted for each 25 µg/hr fentanyl transdermal patch.

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    • [DOC File]Equianalgesic Chart (Changes in italics)


      ( Transdermal patch should be used only in opioid tolerant patients. Effects of patch last for 18 - 24 hours after the patch is removed. ( Use of IV fentanyl is restricted to Oncology, Burn Service, Palliative Care, Intensive Care Units or based on recommendation by the Pain Service. Appropriate monitoring is …

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    • [DOC File]Fentanyl Transdermal System (TDS) Informational Summary


      As a general rule, when converting to fentanyl from another opioid, use about 25mcg/h of fentanyl transdermally for every 90 mg of oral morphine equivalent. Appropriate dosage increments should be based on the daily use of supplemental opioids with the equivalency of morphine 45 milligrams/day orally to a 12.5 micrograms/hour increase in the ...

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    • [DOCX File]Date of check - SPS


      A common question is how to change a patient from oral morphine to a fentanyl patch. Fentanyl patches are indicated in patients with stable pain who have difficulty swallowing, unacceptable side effects with oral morphine or other opiates e.g. oxycodone; renal failure, persistent nausea and vomiting, gastrointestinal obstruction or poor compliance with oral medication

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    • [DOC File]Symptom Management Guidance to be used with Care …


      Convert to s/c pump (or in case of Fentanyl patch add CSCI, do not remove patch) following Guidelines for Pain Management, BUT consider increasing Opioid dose, e.g. give 30-50% more than the recommended equivalent dose (or for Transdermal Fentanyl add 30-50% of the equivalent dose).

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    • New Drug Review, Xtampza ER Drug Monograph

      Xtampza ER® (oxycodone extended-release) is a long-acting formulation of oxycodone. Oxycodone is an opioid agonist that is relatively selective for the µ opioid receptors; although, other opioid receptor subtypes may be stimulated at higher doses.1 Stimulation of the µ opioid receptors results in analgesia, decreased gastrointestinal motility, euphoria, physical dependence, respiratory ...

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      Sustained-release fentanyl patch: generic patch, Duragesic. The new 12 mcg patch is available only as Duragesic, whereas higher doses are also available in generic. Duragesic patches last 3 days in most people, although about 25 percent of patients require every 2-day dosing.

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    • [DOC File]Can fentanyl patches be abused


      Converting from morphine m/r 15mg bd to oral oxycodone: Total daily dose of morphine is 30mg. From Table 1, oxycodone potency equivalence = 1.5 – 2. Divide 30mg/1.5 = 20mg and 30mg/2 = 15mg. Therefore the approximate equivalent total daily dose of oral oxycodone is 15 - 20mg in divided doses. See notes above on how this should be used in ...

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