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Dosing Information

The dose that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • How you respond to MS Contin
  • The type and dose of other painkillers you have taken
  • The type and severity of your pain
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click MS Contin Dosage for more information.)
 

Side Effects of MS Contin

As with any medicine, MS Contin can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. Most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects of this medication include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Constipation (see MS Contin and Constipation)
  • Lightheadedness or dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Sweating
  • An unusual, unpleasant feeling (dysphoria) or an unusual, pleasant feeling (euphoria).
     
(Click MS Contin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

MS Contin can potentially interact with several other medicines (see MS Contin Drug Interactions).
 
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