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West of Scotland Chronic Pain Education Group

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from 24h

morphine mgoxycodone mgtapentadol mghydromorphone mgtramadol mgcodeine mgdihydrocodeine mgfentanyl(TD) mcg/hbuprenorphine(TD) mcg/hmethadone mg

mg

102030405060708090100110

 

120130140150160170180190200210220

 

230240250260270280290300310320330

 

340350360370380390400410420430440

to 24h

-morphine mgoxycodone mgtapentadol mghydromorphone mgtramadol mgcodeine mgdihydrocodeine mgfentanyl(TD) mcg/hbuprenorphine(TD) mcg/hmethadone mg

rate

3%4%5%7%10%15%20%25%30%40%50%

wk
0

100

wk
1

80

wk
2

60

wk
3

50

wk
4

40

wk
5

30

wk
6

20

wk
7

20

wk
8

10

wk
9

10

wk
10

10

All doses are per 24h period.
Drug rotation dose changes are linear. Drug discontinuation doses are exponential.
25% total dose reduction across rotation period to allow for pharmacological variation.

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