Opioid Dose Calculator

Patient's Name:
Today's Date:
Use as an app: This calculator can be used as an app on mobile devices. Please refer to your device’s instructions (or refer here: Android or iPhone/iPad) on how to add this calculator to your home screen for quick and easy access.

Instructions: Fill in the mg per day* for whichever opioids your patient is taking. The web page will automatically calculate the total morphine equivalents per day.
Opioid (oral or transdermal): mg per day: * Morphine equivalents:
Codeine
0
Fentanyl transdermal (in mcg/hr)
0
Hydrocodone
0
Hydromorphone
0
Methadone
0
Morphine
0
Oxycodone
0
Oxymorphone
0
Tapentadol
0
Tramadol
0
TOTAL daily morphine equivalent dose (MED) = 0


*NOTE: All doses expressed in mg per day with exception of fentanyl transdermal, which is expressed in mcg per hour

                    

CAUTION: This calculator should NOT be used to determine doses when converting a patient from one opioid to another. This is especially important for fentanyl and methadone conversions. Equianalgesic dose ratios are only approximations and do not account for genetic factors, incomplete cross-tolerance, and pharmacokinetics.

This opioid dose calculator was developed by the Washington State Agency Medical Directors' Group to be used in conjunction with the Interagency Guideline on Opioid Dosing for Chronic Non-cancer Pain. For more info, please refer to the guideline at: AMDG - Opioid Dosing

For technical questions or comments, please contact: AMDG IT Support

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