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Oral Opioid Dosing Chart

DRUG ANALGESIC EQUIVALENCE USUAL STARTING DOSE USUAL INTERVAL
Morphine (MSIR, Roxanol, others) 30 mg 15-30 mg 3-4 h
Morphine: sustained release (MS Contin, Oramorph-SR) 30 mg 30 mg 8-12 h
Meperidine (Demerol) 300 mg 50-100 mg 2-3 h
Codeine (in Tylenol #3, others) 200 mg 30-60 mg 3-4 h
Oxycodone (Roxicodone, also in Percocet, Percodan, Tylox, others) 20-30 mg 5-10 mg 3-6 h
Hydrocodone (in Lorcet, Lortab, Vicodin, others) 30 mg 5-10 mg 3-6 h
Hydromorphone (Dilaudid) 7.5 mg 4-8 mg 2-3 h
Tramadol (Ultram) N/A 25-50 mg 4-6 h