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Opioid Equiavelence

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Morphine Oxycodone Fentanyl Buprenorphine
(milligrams) (milligrams) (milligrams) (milligrams) (micrograms)
Oral SC Oral SC Patch SC Patch
5mg 2.5mg 5mg 2.5mg * 25mcg #
10mg 2.5-5mg 10mg 2.5-5mg * 50mcg #
15mg 5mg 10mg 5mg * 75mcg #
20mg 5-7.5mg 15mg 5-7.5mg * 100mcg #
30mg 10mg 20mg 10mg * 150mcg #
45mg 15mg 30mg 15mg * 225mcg #
60mg 20mg 40mg 20mg * 300mcg #
90mg 30mg 60mg 30mg * 450mcg #
120mg 40mg 80mg 40mg * 600mcg #
180mg 60mg 120mg 60mg * 900mcg #
240mg 80mg 160mg 80mg * 1200mcg #
300mg 100mg 200mg 100mg * 1500mcg #
* a 25 microgram/hour patch of fentanyl = a daily dose of 24×25 = 600 micrograms of fentanyl
# a 20mg buprenorphine patch approximately equals a 12microgram/hour fental patch
Table - Opioid Equivalence