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  1. Have you had post rectal cancer pain?
    ... to the point I spent two weeks in the hospital, on morphine drip, for burns. Expecting that still is having its...

  2. back home from the hospital
    ... The biggest problem was an itchy reaction to the morphine epidural. It went away after switching to a synthetic ... morphine . The main thing is that you do tire very easily. I...

  3. Bad Bad news
    ... as the doctors finally convienced him to take the morphine and several other med's, something he hated doing...

  4. Radiotherapy for Rectal Cancel
    ... weeks. The pain was unmentionable. They put me on morphine tabs for the pain and sulfur creme for the burns...

  5. Dad has tumours on Liver now....
    ... if he is hallucinating, i am assuming this is the morphine ? How long can one be on morphine? He doest want to...

  6. Jeanette?
    ... were doing ok I suppose Dad is getting worse now on morphine he is losing weight as well,I dont know if its the ... morphine or his illness but he is getting very confused and...

  7. Big surgery day.
    ... Hubby is tired today and is trying to ween off of the morphine , took a few steps today and was on a full liquid diet...

  8. Colon Cancer remission, but complications, Very Concerned
    ... extreme pain from this surgery, and was on so much morphine , she didn't even remember anything for over a week ... My friend is not doing well. She's had to be on morphine again from the pain, and hasn't been staying concious...

  9. i had my first round of treatment
    ... HORRIBLE mouth sores that were SO painful I ended up on morphine . Also something called "Miracle Mouthwash"-- a prescriptio...
    Medications also discussed in this post: benadryl

  10. post-surgery concerns
    ... morning, they removed everything he was hooked up to - morphine epidural, Foley catheter and IV drip. The hospital...

  11. Just Need Support
    ... pretty upbeat considering. I guess it could be the morphine ! :) Anyway, I'm just looking for support as I have...

  12. working during chemo? many questions...
    ... the med ports standard procedure? He had to take morphine for a prior surgery and it made him act bizarre. ...

  13. Question about aunt
    ... reads this and will share his knowledge. She is taking Morphine , valium for her nerves, ativan (for who knows what...
    ... experience a great deal of pain at the last. The morphine will make people talk out of their head. My uncle ... he saw things on the ceiling, and I think he was on morphine then too. Some people near death see the other...
    ... moving on, then you should ask hospice to switch the morphine ... Many people hallucinate when they take morphine ... Duragesic (fentanyl patches) and slowly get her off the morphine . If she starts to get agitated then you know she ... caused by the medications with nothing in her stomach. Morphine alone can do this... is she taking it by pill, or...
    ... helpful and just my thoughts to a tee...she is taking morphine by mouth, a liquid....Yesterday we tried to get her...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Phenergan Valium Duragesic Fentanyl

  14. Update On Aunt
    ... Went to see aunt today. They had just given her some morphine so she was not too awake. I did wake her to let her...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Valium

  15. mouth sores
    ... SEVERE mouth sores that were so painful they required morphine to cut the pain. I was totally against this at the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: benadryl

  16. update on aunt
    ... up a storm. This week, they put her on ativan and morphine during the day and valium at night. I have noticed...
    ... essentially double dosing her. Maybe if they lower her morphine during the day if she's not in pain, or lower the...
    ... mind too that her stomach might hurt because of the morphine ... narcotics can cause stomach discomfort, especially...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Valium Benzodiazepine Ambien Fentanyl

  17. does this happen from chemo?
    ... for you. I got mucositis SO bad that I had to take morphine , prescribed by the on-call doctor over the weekend...

  18. Am I To Young For This??
    ... small incisions do not hurt. I only had to hit the morphine button one time and that was because the nurse told...

  19. Starting Chemo on Monday-Reason starting back to work 6/16 & Insurance ?s
    ... the point where they were so painful, I had to go on morphine . Also the headaches were bad. I found if I came...

  20. I have a question about lack of side effects
    ... they were going to admit me and actually had me on morphine and anti-virals. So, to sum it up, as others have...

  21. Colon Cancer/Problem
    ... some are more sensitive than others. She can try morphine , which has less of these symptoms. Good Luck, ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone

  22. Question about port removal
    ... that they used when they put it in (it was a mix of morphine and valium), and it was over before i knew it. Afterwards...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  23. Rectal Surgery - ICU Pyschosis
    ... 22nd of March and was in ICU for two days plus on morphine for the pain. He also experienced pyschosis. The nurses ... they finally moved him to a room he refused any more morphine , but didn't really settle down until he got out of...

  24. Update on surgery
    ... to be that way. Plus he had a bad reaction to the morphine which caused him to become paranoid and he hasn't...

  25. Just found this site
    ... He is in a LOT of pain, despite a whopping dose of morphine daily. Can't sit for very long and his taste buds...
    ... severe pain... what seems like a whopping dose of morphine , might actually not be that much. We all respond...

  26. Will better news ever come?
    ... there's the 14 yr old to consider. On top of that, morphine IS legal and while I don't know how to put this gently ... for most people with late stage IV colon cancer. Morphine is considered palliative care at that point and a...

  27. epidural for colon surgery?
    ... luck for your forthcoming surgery. Husband had morphine pump for bowel resection and felt v.sick from it so...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol

  28. Need Chemo Side effect help
    ... sores in my mouth and throat got so bad I required morphine drops in addition to the "Miracle Mouthwash"-- Benadryl...
    ... shots that kept him loopy all the time and he's on a morphine pump.. doc is talking about doing iv feeding??? am...
    ... so bad, they put me on an antiviral, gave me oral morphine drops along with the Lidocaine mouthwash, and reduced ... you push for that antiviral and perhaps some oral morphine to get it right to the point where it's needed. ...
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  29. low anterior resection
    ... connected to loads of tubes and monitors. He had a morphine pump thing which he could press himself. He was allowed ... bowels were working by producing gas. He stopped the morphine on day 2 or 3 and just stuck to tramadol and paracetamol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol

  30. Update on Surgery
    ... well. But on the forth day, when they removed the morphine supply, I started experiencing severe, almost continuous...

  31. Can morphine abuse make situation seem more dire?
    ... the incoherence and grey pallor. My aunt noticed the morphine dose she was getting was being given by every nursing ... her time was drawing near when in fact it was the morphine that was making it look more like that. She was with...
    ... Dear Seattle: Rarely do cancer patients abuse morphine or other narcotics. That being said, I think your ... the right amount. Also, your Dad may be using the morphine to take away having to deal with all this as his ... anti-anxiety will make it more tolerable, and the morphine will dull the pain. You may want to talk with the ... right now for the pain... he should NOT be swiging the morphine .. liquid is pretty potent, and would definitely account...
    ... a concern - but there can be a danger in too much morphine affecting the quality of life that remains. Your...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic

  32. Dad not doing well
    ... he is in his final stages. He has been on double morphine patches for about a month. He has not been able to...

  33. Presurgical scans
    ... on a PCA. Patient Controlled Analgesia. They put morphine or something like in the pump that auto delivers it...

  34. Rectal Cancer Stage III (Age 35) what to expect.
    ... day and I was released the day after. I used the morphine pump first couple of days to control pain and was...
    ... not had pain afterwards that requires a narcotic. Morphine is a natural drug and this is the first I have heard...
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  35. please tell me how much is there pain for colorectal surgery?
    ... several days. In addition, you are generally given a morphine pump switch in order to self medicate yourself. In...
    ... 10 days. Pain after surgery was managed well by the morphine , mostly I simply felt uncomforatble though some movements...

  36. Have you lost someone to colon cancer?
    ... so we called Hospice and they were able to get some Morphine for him. He was still very restless even on the Morphine ... doctor and then we were told we had to give him the Morphine whether he wanted it or not. I felt so bad giving ... anything. It was like he went to sleep. I think the Morphine had a lot to do with it though and if it did then...
    ... be at the time. As you said Dianne, often times the Morphine , like it or not, makes it a more surreal experience...
    ... untraumatic for her and us. My dad got put on a morphine button near the end of his bout with lung cancer....
    ... that your Mom is pain-free. It may seem like alot of morphine , but there is no chance of addiction at this point...
    ... I phoned her to explain that the docs were pumping morphine into her and she might not be compis mentis again...
    ... hospital said they could only give him minimal doses of morphine to help him rest as it could make his breathing worse ... . Dad asked that he not be given any morphine unless he asked for it and he usually didn't. I always...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fentanyl

  37. Nausea and Weight loss during chemo-radiation
    ... pain control do you want post-op (most have self-reg morphine but some prefer epidural)? How long before you expect...

  38. Help with Pain on the commode
    ... meds (has been prescribed many different varieties of morphine , raising a red flag with me) and it turns out that ... lines crossed and he was being overmedicated (had morphine patch, pill, and liquid morphine for every two hours ... the pain is excruciating...this requiring the liquid morphine . I would imagine there would be some sort of foam ... disease, and lives more in the clouded oblivion of morphine . Please advise if anyone can be of assistance and...
    ... people differently. From experience, my mum had liquid morphine (diamorph) for break-through pain (when alalgesia ... not quite enough to last through). Patches and i.v. morphine were then used when pain relief was required continuously ... injecting more and also for breakthrough pain. The more morphine you have then the more befuddled you get. Once my ... mum was on continuous morphine pump she had few lucid moments. hope this helps...

  39. Need Some Reasurance!!!
    ... zovirax the first time and famvir the second) and Morphine oral drops. I can't even describe the pain... it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Famvir Zovirax

  40. Can't Walk
    ... The surgeon said that it was probably the epidural morphine that was numbing that nerve. At any rate several...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Demerol

  41. Recovery Time?
    ... For the next several days I was still getting morphine via the epidural. This caused me to tire quickly and ... also seems somewhat surreal and that could be the morphine or it could be a natural response to stress. ... After the morphine was stopped I know I felt more aware but I was still...
    ... and this was also scraped away. Whilst he was on morphine he was very sleepy. Not helped because of all the...
    ... soft foods (soups, icecream,jello). He is still on Morphine though, he claims the pain was terrible the first...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  42. Update on B-I-L
    ... thing that has happened is he is pain free, started on morphine right away. The Doctor could not believe Karl had...

  43. Looking for advice
    ... normal. I was really afraid of the pain...but the morphine pump and pain regimen they had postoperatively was...

  44. Mom has rectal cancer
    ... my dad. She is in a lot of pain currently, taking morphine . Her will is strong. Doctor said we are losing a finger...

  45. Stage 4 ... Help
    ... symptoms to make her comfortable. A lot of them (esp the morphine ) make her v.drowsy and she sleeps a lot but this is...

  46. Colon Resection
    ... Hi all For bowel surgery husband had the morphine pump for 2 days. Took edge off pain but made him ... introduced analgesic pain relief and topped up with morphine injections if and when required. (this was a while...
    ... mine done laproscopically and had the PCA pump with morphine . It really knocks you out good the 1st day when you ... toradol and percocet as needed while decreasing the morphine so you can be more with it after that when you need ... up was when I needed to press the button to get the morphine . Good luck...and remember to get up ASAP and walk...
    ... clearly how long it took) it was aweful... but after the morphine took affect, the only pain i felt was when i coughed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet toradol

  47. Colon Resection/Diverticulitis
    ... worst of it you really won't remember because the morphine & anesthesia has a great way of making you forget...

  48. new at this...and scared
    ... think that was also brought on by the large doses of morphine he had for the spasms. When we came back here, everything...

  49. "Open" resecetion--What to expect?
    ... correctly. The pain was tolerated pretty well with morphine . Usually people have a pump they can control themselves...

  50. Please help with new Chemo Treatment of FOLFOX4
    ... 5FU-- mouth sores (mucositis) was so bad I required morphine for the pain. The Oxaliplatin gave me parasthesias...
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  51. HELP! newly diagnosed questions
    ... lot of pain, but they had her on Toritol AND that Morphine stuff. That accounted for some pretty wild hallucinations...
    ... Toradol, it is like advil in a syringe! It is the morphine that blows you away. One time I told Tony I needed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: toradol

  52. urination pain during/after radiotherapy treatment
    ... penis but it does not really work.Has also been given morphine to take if it is unbearable...luckily treatment is...
    ... he does not get bunged up again. I think it was the morphine he had for the bladder spasms. It never seems to end...
    ... ... english sense of humour) :) I forgot the morphine can do that....

  53. First posting
    ... LOL It did hurt afterwards, a lot. They give you morphine in a pump by your bed. You can't overdose but you...

  54. How do you cope? Feeling desperate
    ... oral pain meds now (oxycontin) - I guess it will be morphine or something next, huh? A little more background...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin

  55. Cancer
    ... House and died peacfully (thank God for Hospice & morphine ) 4 days later surrounded by my mom, my brother & my...

  56. HELP - Permanent Colostomy - Need Info
    ... epidural but it was not entirely effective. He later had morphine but it diminishes in effectiveness over time and he...

  57. went to the dr and ........
    ... given a mild sedative such as demerol some were given morphine but ALL of us were completely awake for the procedure...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol

  58. What' Going On?
    ... for about 6 weeks after surgery. Now all he is on is Morphine and the doctor checks his blood which supposedly is ... time or tests? Or are they just sending him home with morphine and writing him off. He trusts his doctors, but from...

  59. symptoms
    ... She was in so much pain that she had to be put on Morphine . The main info. you need is to catch it quick...

  60. Bone Metastases/Chemo - Need Feedback ASAP
    ... nightly fever and high pain which is reduced by 60mg morphine each morning and night. Due to past radiation damage...
    ... depression setting in at times when the pain is bad. The morphine keeps getting increased. Are their any groups I can...
    ... him in pain all the time. This week they up'd his morphine to 75mg morning and 75mg night with 5mg fast acting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis

  61. Rectal Colon Cancer possible spread Spine Cance
    ... tailbone and say it is 90% cancer. They have doubled his morphine and within the last week he has had high fevers. Last...

  62. Please reply!!! STAGE4, rectal cancer
    ... colorectal cancer. I really think she died from a Morphine overdose, but anything is better than the pain she...
    ... area and Dad died there, peacefully (thank God for morphine my friends) and we could all be there 24 hours a day...