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Old 07-10-2011, 02:51 AM   #1
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Pain meds prevent me from good sleep.

The pain medicine my doctor prescribed me take my pain away. Most of my pain is in my back due to my cancer. I have a hard time sleeping because of the pain. Yet when I take my pain medicine at bed time my sleep becomes increasingly worse. I fall asleep just fine most of the time. My main problem is staying asleep. I will wake every hour sometimes less. I wake soaked in sweat, even though it's 70 degrees in my house. It's getting worse too. I don't know what to do. My doctors has tried meds to help me stay asleep but they either gave me severe nightmares or left me feeling extremely hungover. So it seems I'm at a lose, lose. Either I wake with pain every hour or wake without it every hour with night sweats. Is anyone else have this problem with Percocet?? It didn't use to do this. I need advice.

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Old 07-12-2011, 11:09 PM   #2
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Thumbs down Re: Pain meds prevent me from good sleep.

This will be my third day of taking my Percocet and trying to sleep. So far it's 11:30pm. I will check in from time to time to see how long it takes to fall asleep. I need to take it. My pain is worse at night.
Now for the record, I worked a grave shift last night. So I have been awake for 24hours now. You would think sleep would come easy. Doctors don't know what to do. Help!?!!?!?? Please...

Kay

1:35am , still awake.

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