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Please help need advice for dad on morphine now

  • By mity · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 23 replies
  • Hi ...I'm new to this forum yet always read your posts for advice. Now it's my time to ask for some. My father was diagnosed with a mass in his upper lobe last January 2013. He had surgery then chemo ...


  • By jeannie11 · Posted March 19, 2011
  • Journal entry · 7 replies
  • Hello all! I have a question regaring morphine. I have been having these bouts the last week or so where I am having alot of difficulty breathing. Most times it happens when I first wake up from sleeping ...

My Mom started morphine

  • By Hunny · Posted April 9, 2013
  • Journal entry · 7 replies
  • My family and I are confused about morphine? My mom has been having more trouble breathing without it. The Hospice nurse came today and gave her 0.5mg of liquid morphine and then told her to also take ...


  • By jeannie11 · Posted March 25, 2011
  • Journal entry · 11 replies
  • Wow! What a miracle drug it is!! I have been having problems when I wake up in the morning being able to breath. For about 45 minutes basically I can only say one word at a time. I told my pallative care ...

Morphine Withdrawal

  • By suncity · Posted August 14, 2010
  • Journal entry · 10 replies
  • I've been taking 15mg. of slow release Morphine Sulfate for 2 weeks for back pain. The pain is gone & I'm wondering if I can stop the Morphine cold turkey? I also have Morphine tablets that are quick ...

I got off Morphine, got better and had to share

  • By calitrueangel · Posted March 31, 2013
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 45 replies
  • I was diagnosed in 2000 with Sarcoidosis of the Lungs, Skin, Eyes and all my Nodes! I had occipital neuralgia, fibromyalgia and body pain and suffered so I went to a well know pain clinic and I was put ...

i gather the more morphine takes the worse things are getting

  • By cheryl43 · Posted March 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 17 replies
  • my father has copd 111 bt4n2mo lung cancer , has stopped chemo because it was hard on him and now he suffers terrible with coughing first thing in the morning......hes up dosed up on morphine and now ...


  • By Cherii1967 · Posted October 12, 2013
  • Discussion in Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Caregivers · 20 replies
  • Today we learned mom is on Morphine, they started this yesterday .5mg every 4 hours. Has anyone else had this or know why they are using morphine? asking out loud although I don't know if there is an ...

My Son Was Given Morphine!!!!

  • By monroe73111 · Posted June 9, 2012
  • Discussion in Preemie · 14 replies
  • My son Monroe was born at 29 weeks on 7-31-11. He was right to the hospital after birth. After he was the 15 days he got sick. They to me he had BPD an had to be to be put on a Ventilator. On Oct 31 ...

Morphine !!!

  • By Lin58 · Posted August 30, 2010
  • Discussion in Pain and Pain Management · 16 replies
  • I am on something called ' Sevredol ' which is a polite name for morphine. I have been taking this in one form or another ( Oramorph, liquid ) for several years. My doctor is very understanding and we ...

Anyone ever use inhaled morphine before??


Morphine - fever, chills

  • By QueensKnight · Posted November 25, 2013
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 14 replies
  • This week my wife graduated from "over-the-counter" oral pain relief (Naproxen Sodium, brand name Aleve) to the oral opiod "MS-Contin " (Morphine Sulfate, 15mg twice a day). For a few days prior, she ...

morphine patches

  • By xena76 · Posted February 7, 2012
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • Can anybody tell me something about morphine patches ??? I spoke to my GP as co-codamol doesn't work for me like it should do and get pains back 3 hours later after using co-codamol while it should work ...

Intrathical morphine pump

  • By Carol88 · Posted June 3, 2009
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 3 replies
  • Has anyone had experience with the intrathecal morphine pump? I am scheduled in a couple of weeks for a 3 day trial. If it is successful, the pump will be implanted under my skin and low doses of morphine ...

Don't Use Regular Morphine

  • By Chum · Posted November 24, 2009
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 3 replies
  • Just read the following article that suggests that some forms of morphine can promote cancer. Opiate Painkillers May Encourage Spread Of Cancer New research from the US adds weight to the growing body ...

Dilaudid or Morphine

  • By shann8135 · Posted July 29, 2011
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 10 replies
  • Hi everyone, Can I have your opinion on what is a better drug for mom's cancer. I'm reading different sites and some go with the dilaudid and some go with morphine. I also read with morphine that a lot ...

Irregular heartbeat a side effect of morphine??

  • By jojohn · Posted April 13, 2013
  • Discussion in Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Caregivers · 4 replies
  • Has anyone who is taking morphine found they have developed an irregular heartbeat? My husband who is about 16 months post dx started taking liquid morphine about 1 month ago for the intense pain he gets ...

Oral Morphine

  • By sandy51 · Posted June 5, 2013
  • Discussion in Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Patients · 11 replies
  • Hi All, My Dad is feeling better from last week and his shortness of breath is getting better. I think a combo of pollen and anxiety made his SOB worse. He did see his Dr today who recommended a small ...


  • By Leisa57 · Posted November 20, 2011
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • My dads started taking morphine, I'm not sure how much, but today his oxygen level is down and they put him on oxygen. Also he is having more trouble breathing. Do doctors prescribe this when they are ...

quick question about morphine

  • By fab84 · Posted May 9, 2008
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 5 replies
  • Hello all, My mom started hospice March 28th. I'm pleased to say she's doing very well. She's had some ups and downs, but I really didn't expect her to be with us at this point let alone be doing as well ...

Too much morphine?

  • By Jennarose · Posted May 27, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 8 replies
  • I just don't see how my mom is ever going to get better- she has so much pain - In her back, from a tumor on her t5-t6 and in her chest from the cancerous lymphnodes , 6mg of morphine doesn't even cut ...

Morphine Dreams

  • By MollyRose1 · Posted October 7, 2013
  • Discussion in Heart Bypass Surgery · 28 replies
  • The most enjoyable thing about spending days in the CCU and Cardiac care units were my "wonderful" hallucinations! They kept me entertained right up until the day they stopped the morphine. They were ...

Morphine for breathlessness

  • By nguest · Posted March 29, 2014
  • Discussion in Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Caregivers · 5 replies
  • So yesterday was the first visit with our Hospice nurse. Joe was and has been feeling more breathless and tired these past few weeks. She asked the question that so many of the other Palliative care nurses ...

Help some 1 plz reagrding use of Magnus (Morphine)

  • By sheryali · Posted April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 6 replies
  • Hello. My father at stage 4 lung ca . Having serious pain after after 4 cycle of chemos . Radiation and 4 months of maintainance of geftinib. And is using Tramol sr for pain reliever but its not giving ...

1st radiation or morphine?

  • By TX_Cheryl · Posted December 28, 2011
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 5 replies
  • I had my first radiation yesterday on my hip. Doctor switched me from hydrocodone to morphine pills for pain. I don't know which made me feel so bad. Skin felt like it was on fire, area of radiation was ...

started hospice/ effects of morphine

  • By BLONDO · Posted January 24, 2013
  • Discussion in American Liver Foundation · 20 replies
  • well, bill started hospice yesterday. everything went well and bill seems to accept the idea the end is near, but still hasnt said a word about life ending issues. he seems to be dwindling fast and took ...

Alternative to morphine?

  • By bowsnbugs · Posted September 4, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 5 replies
  • My mom is in pain and has been prescribed morphine. As stated before in a previous discussion, she does not like the side effects of it. Are there any alternatives to morphine that are just as strong ...

Morphine Sulfate Get Behind Thee

  • By MsDebbieSharp · Posted March 13, 2011
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • Well, it's been over 3 years with me on morphine, and I'm so tired of feeling like I'm a drug addict. Having had numerous consults with pain specialist and neurologist and the best I can get is spinal ...

How much morphine is to much?

  • By jsrmiller · Posted January 11, 2011
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 1 reply
  • This is a question that has bugged me off and on. In the beginning of December I went to the ER and the Doc wanted me to do a CAT scan of the intestinal area. I was supposed to drink two 16.9 fl oz of ...

Morphine patch

  • By cmendoza · Posted December 27, 2012
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 4 replies
  • My father has been diagnosed with Gastroparsis. He has been admitted to the hospital 7 times and has been in the ER 16 times in the last two months. He is in alot of pain all the time. When he was admitted ...

Morphine Pump: Wire Issue and Showering

  • By MetandMich · Posted October 8, 2013
  • Discussion in Advanced Breast Cancer · 21 replies
  • Hello Folks, My wife Michelle, who is now on home hospice care, opted for a morphine infusion pump two months ago to help control her pain. The pump has done wonders and she is doing well as far as pain ...

Hospice and Morphine

  • By mltod · Posted March 17, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 11 replies
  • My mom has put up quite a fight these since 2009 but we have had to call hospice in to help for these next few weeks...... They have her on morphine now for comfort. She is only 110lbs and and very weak ...

morphine withdrawl

  • By kbostonia · Posted February 23, 2014
  • Discussion in American Liver Foundation · 13 replies
  • im going through some withdrawl now, i woke up feeling like crap tonight, freezing, i have 2 morphine left and i think i will take one to get the edge off, any thoughts ...

morphine pum

  • By denver88 · Posted March 28, 2009
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 2 replies
  • Has anyone had any experience with the use of a morphine pump to relieve chronic pain? I've received mixed opinions on this but for those whom it works for it is a great solution. Tried the metronics ...

Morphine pump or botox for pain relief

  • By denver88 · Posted March 29, 2009
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 4 replies
  • Posted this before but try again, anyone have experience with a morphine pump? How about botox injections in the area of pain ...

Alternative to morphine based pain killer

  • By blujonny · Posted December 6, 2009
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 3 replies
  • Does anyone know if doctors prescribe any alternative to morphine based painkillers, something that doesn't cause nausea or vomiting ...

Question about Gastric Pacemaker and Morphine Pump

  • By Carol88 · Posted May 19, 2011
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 4 replies
  • I am currently at the Cleveland Clinic in FL for 2 wks seeing several specialists to see if there is anything they can do for me that no one else has been able to do. I'm not very encouraged with the ...

Morphine Pain Pump

  • By devinreginalex · Posted May 6, 2013
  • Discussion in G-PACT · 6 replies
  • I was diagnosed with gastroparesis, July 2013. Due to my complicated abdominal histories and 11 surgeries my doctors went straight to putting in the abdominal pace maker on September 2012. No change actually ...

Hospice started, now comes the morphine

  • By KimB521 · Posted October 23, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 10 replies
  • I am so conflicted. Mom stopped treatment last week. The drug trial she was on was not providing any relief and the pain continued to worsen. She made a very difficult decision to call hospice. In just ...


  • By elen13 · Posted October 20, 2011
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 2 replies
  • Could you please tell me ,can we start morphine for my Dad, As he i8s in severe pain? thanks for your reply ALL ...

Morphine pump

  • By Judeee39 · Posted June 26, 2012
  • Discussion in Bones, Joints and Muscles · 3 replies
  • Has anyone experience with a morphine pump for DDD /fusions/arachynoidits for cervical or lumbar regions? I want to do some investigating on it ...

morphine and constipation

  • By Dorblings · Posted November 9, 2012
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 11 replies
  • anyone successfully controlling constipation while using morphine to control pain? We started with lactulose, we are going to try miralax...I beleive all of his pain is related to digestion ...

Is my mom's meaness due to morphine, chemo brain,or what ?

  • By Dhokey6 · Posted May 17, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 16 replies
  • Does anybody have any experience with the cancer patient being mean ? I don't know if it's morphine, too much chemo in the past or if there's more cancer in the brain. Lisa ...

Post op day 1

  • By my4heathens · Posted February 3, 2011
  • Journal entry · 13 replies
  • Out of surgery yesterday, what a recivery last night. I've never been under so far that I've been tubed. Dry, scratchy throat. Could barely talk. Apparently they asked me if I had any family here with ...


  • By SillySally · Posted May 9, 2013
  • Journal entry · 78 replies
  • So, I was in so much pain (chest) couldn't breathe! cough was ridiculous, finally, when the pain felt like pleuricy, we rang an ambulance! In hospital I was really pleased that I would finally get sorted ...

Hospice!!! please help...

  • By chez2277 · Posted July 20, 2011
  • Journal entry · 17 replies
  • Steve's head hasn't been hurting like before so the wbr must be working. New problems...his back has been hurting. Thinking it was the tumors in the lungs getting bigger while they concentrated on the ...

Needing a Hand..............

  • By Debster · Posted July 11, 2010
  • Journal entry · 20 replies
  • Hi everyone Many of you will remember but I was due to have the gastric pacemaker fitted this week for gastroparesis in a hospital some 200 miles from my home. I'm going to try and keep and this brief ...

What would you do in this situation??

  • By walshkid · Posted March 25, 2011
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 18 replies
  • My mother continues to get weaker and I believe she is in pain. I spoke to Hospice on Monday and the nurse suggested it might be time to start Morphine. I tell my 80 year old father and he just turned ...

Is it painful to die from lung cancer?

  • By Mimimino · Posted October 12, 2012
  • Journal entry · 23 replies
  • I heard that it is painful to die from lung cancer. Are there anything that doctors can do to ease the pain beside morphine ...

Jan 29th Still here and strange run-in with onc.

  • By Bobcat51 · Posted January 30, 2014
  • Journal entry · 36 replies
  • Hi all: It is another day and I am still here. I sometimes have trouble transitioning in the morning from one breathing apparatus to another. Since my oxygen rate is up to 100% - wrong way to get out ...

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