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  1. Mom in Hospital
    ... her most of the night till they finally gave her a morphine injection and that helped calm her. I finally left...

  2. how long can someone go with out eating or drinking before they die
    ... the week before. We kept her mouth moist. She had morphine . Very sad but joyous when her suffering was over....

  3. I signed the DNR regarding my mom...
    ... situation ever comes up. In my Mom's case, she was given morphine for pain but nothing else. She died peacefully at...

  4. The end is near
    ... your love and support and that we have started the morphine and my sweet DH has slipped into a coma. He's finally...

  5. I'm new here and desperate
    ... gave her the Tramadol, which I didn't know was an morphine based medication. The Dr knows that morphine does...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol namenda

  6. Mom Has End Stage Dementia
    ... swabs for her mouth and a washcloth for her face and morphine for pain control and that was it. It was the hardest...

  7. Mom is at peace now.
    ... hospice nurse reassured him that she would be given morphine if any pain developed. He left at around 4PM and got...

  8. oh dear, its christmas.
    ... is still bedridden, hardly speaking,catherized, on morphine . Martha, sorry to hear of your christmas troubles...

  9. Mom's battle is finished..
    ... went straght to Mom. She was on oxygen and licquid morphine , but that's it. Comfort care only I didn't want anything...

  10. end stage dementia
    ... instructions were to ask doctor to increase pain relief to morphine and no hospitalisation. can anybody speculate on...
    ... mum has a cathetar, is barely speaking and now on morphine , and bed ridden not sure how her swallowing reflex...

  11. Swollen hands??
    ... pain control/relief to start with. If that means a morphine patch (Durogesic transdermal patch) which won't whack...

  12. Problems With Mom After Knee Replacement Surgery
    ... until the 4 days before he died. Then it was good old morphine , and no pain!!! You need to have someone stay with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Tylenol Valium

  13. Need Help With Understand Final Stages Of Life
    ... will do him no good and is a choking hazard. The morphine is for pain. You do not want your love one in pain ... need the medication until it has gone on too long. Morphine is not necessarily associated with death. It is associated...
    ... morning, and they put him on 24 hr. critical care and morphine by 8 pm that night. I wanted him to never be in pain ... . They gave him morphine whenever they saw the slightest little sign (those ... to give an alzheimers patient/loved one, too much morphine ?! They are going to die... In my opinion, you...

  14. Mom now in pain
    ... Saturday before. As soon as they came, they gave him morphine for his pain. He was never in pain again. It was...
    ... in the NH. But thus far she has not received any morphine . She is scheduled for a doctor's exam today, and...
    ... that way. I hope by now she is on pain medication ( morphine or something similar) as it does make them rest more...
    ... Please, if the hospice nurses have not given your mom morphine , please make them do it!!! She should not ever (even ... grimace, and I stayed with the hospice nurses, until the morphine came... If your mom can be given it or is being ... given enuf morphine , she will feel no pain, and she will not mind being...

  15. Went home to the Lord
    ... itboticics but it did not help him and then they put him on morphine and we watched him take his last breath 12 days after...

  16. Nearing the end....
    ... last, whether hours, or days. My MIL was started on morphine to help with pain and never became conscious again ... been eating/drinking up to the day they started the morphine . My father suffered complications, a UTI which went ... live about 3 weeks without food. He was started on morphine after the three weeks as he had fluid in his airways ... but was more conscious than my MIL was while on the morphine (though he could not talk), he died about five days ... after the start of the morphine as well, but as I said had not eaten in over three ... weeks by this time. It seems that if they start morphine when end of life is already near, that it will be...
    ... favourite darling pass away, in the end he was on a morphine pump, but it was enough to make him pain free, as...

  17. How do I deal with the last stage of Alzheimers.
    ... when they could not help him they put him on drip morphine to take him out of his pain he lasted 12 days in the...

  18. Dr. Called Family Meeting to make decisions
    ... and throat to ease his breathing. At the same time morphine was started as he seemed to be very uncomfortable...

  19. Dad has AD and now aspiration...what to expect?
    ... will be on palliative care, which means he can have morphine (although that's not terribly good for COPD patients...

  20. Me again.....seems like I'm always saying that....
    ... hospice people about her pain meds. Some pain meds like morphine decrease the body's need for oxygen. At this point...
    ... breathing wouldn't level out. So they did start the morphine last night and around the clock. I feel so sad about...

  21. Grandmother not doing well....
    ... very agitated and the hospice started administering morphine , she never became conscious again after that. I had...

  22. My Daddy has AD (5+ years) now aspiration (unable to swallow)
    ... the food the pain levels increase which equals more morphine , which just prolongs everything …. "When the...
    ... the food the pain levels increase which equals more morphine , which just prolongs everything …. "When the body...

  23. Feeding tube? Pain?
    ... special point of telling me they had given her a dose of morphine (which I know under the circumstances is likely to...
    ... hospice doctors have more flexibility in prescribing morphine and other drugs for comfort than other doctors, who...

  24. end stage
    ... medications and, if required, only given palliative morphine . They are offered fluids, given mouth swabs, offered ... the background, dim lights, as I said, palliative morphine (dr. defines the dose but we had a tiny gentleman...

  25. new and need advice please
    ... be made as comfortable as possible with palliative morphine as required (if he appears in pain or uncomfortable...

  26. How much longer
    ... in the coming days? Her comfort is foremost to us & morphine is on order is she needs it. There will be such a...

  27. No going to get dad
    ... the other at 44), he did get pretty loopy with the morphine drip (he was asking for his PURSE!) :D I worked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Biaxin Flexeril Vicodin

  28. Confusion after surgery
    ... grandma's leg is progressing normally. She's been on morphine but I think they switched her to vicadan (sorry, don...
    ... My son in law was in his 20s when he had to be on morphine after a burst appendix - he saw things crawling up ... the walls ... that was the morphine . Good luck with it! Love, Martha...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  29. Ducking in to say Hello
    ... in palliative care at the moment and on palliative morphine . Looks like we might have a trip back to our old town...

  30. Dementia?
    ... more inflammatin and diverticulitis. B-i-l is on morphine , which brings back the dementia in an angry way, but ... company all day). Being without the Aricept and on morphine - bad combination. Well we will have about two weeks...
    ... suffer any pain. She should have had a self service morphine pump giving her as much as she needed to be comfortable...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  31. Remarkable improvement ... and dilemma
    ... last weeks' semi paralysis was really all due to the morphine ..and Mom's physical body will come back to normal...

  32. The end is near
    ... They have removed her IV and will be giving her morphine to keep her comfortable -- that is all. I am guessing...

  33. Monday Was the Worst Day of My Life
    ... We were in the ER for 5 hours; he was finally given morphine for the pain caused by the catheter. We then moved...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote Lasix Zyprexa haldol

  34. Conference Details: Gaining Control of Pain
    ... that block any messages in much the same manner as morphine . In fact endorphins attach themselves to the same ... brain receptors as morphine . Not only do endorphin’s block out the pain messages...

  35. Deterioration
    ... replacement was done under general anesthesia and morphine given intraveniously afterwards. This one was done...

  36. Today's exciting Chapter ......
    ... stayed with him (making sure ambo's DIDN'T give him morphine .. !!! ACK !!!!) I KNOW I have done my best. I...

  37. Sympathetic Doctor ...
    ... neck, on mega doses of muscle relaxants and even a morphine derivative at one stage and the blood pressure is...

  38. My MIL - updates
    ... it's not touching the sides .. am taking an endone ( morphine ) tonight and knock myself silly because I won't have...
    ... stop by My neck has been awful. They've had me on morphine , valium, iboprufen which didn't even touch the sides...
    ... stove up". It must be awful to not be relieved by morphine and the rest of the stuff. Have you thought of taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium Aspirin

  39. Help! Father is in seriously bad shape!
    ... comfortable as possible. They gave her oxygen and a morphine patch. The feeding tube was removed. We could tell...

  40. surgery induced alzheimers?
    ... surgery, during which time the surgeon prescribed morphine for pain. After one day my Dad told my Mom and me ... that they needed to stop the morphine , that is was causing him to hallucinate. We told ... the nurse in charge, but they kept giving him morphine , doctor saying he needed it for pain control. Well ... believe the surgery for the aneurysm or the use of the morphine caused the onset of Alzheimers. It was a sad, sad...
    ... and asked me to drive his car. On July 1 & 2 he had morphine . On July 3 he had a sleeping pill and didn't wake ... of Alzeheimer's as well as the link with anesthesia/ morphine /sleeping pills. In fact, I am cancelling a colonoscopy...
    Medications also discussed in this post: ARICEPT

  41. Alzheimer ....Hereditary?
    ... and I suffer from chronic pain and take slow release morphine . I labour sometimes to remember how to finish sentences...