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  1. lower back laminectomy
    ... blow up so bad that I have to go to the hospital for morphine injections. Maybe one of them would help determine...

  2. Dr Problems
    ... full time. It doesn't matter that I need to be on morphine for pain. Good luck today. I hope it all goes well...

  3. What do you think?
    ... drug called Avinza? It's a one a day, timed release morphine pill. My Primary care just put me on it (They had...
    ... Hi Stormygail! MS Cotin is a form of morphine . He is upping my dose slowly. He says he needs to...

  4. Driving my family insane.
    ... go through another surgery.We are going to put the morphine pump in.They say it helps alot,so I am going to see...

  5. Tempur-pedic mattress?
    ... purchase one asap! Carol, can you tell me how the morphine pump works, and does it take care of all of your pain...
    ... Colleen, the morphine pump works very well on a lot of my pain. I had mine...

  6. Carl are you out there?
    ... yesterday marks my two week anniversary for being morphine free…woo-hoo! :) I stopped taking my Avinza, this...

  7. We need some success stories
    ... in agony around the clock, and even high doses of morphine and then oxycodone didn't touch it. BUT i didn't ... the neurosurgeon did an updated MRI, put me on a morphine pump for 3 days till the surgery could be scheduled...

  8. Am I crazy???
    ... different in how they react. When I first started on morphine it too was "kicking my butt" but now some 6 weeks...

  9. Pain Management
    ... The medications they use are very strong such as morphine or oxycontin. They do start you out on lesser medications...
    ... The medications they use are very strong such as morphine or oxycontin. Not at my PM clinic. The first thing...

  10. Post-op fusion pain med question
    ... He switched me over to Avinza, a 24-hour release Morphine . It was a difficult transition as it made me feel...
    ... book and relax in bed. In the hospital I had a morphine PCA for three days and dilaudid IM 4mg every 6 hours...

  11. Please!! Four Level Lumbar Fusion,Whats it like?
    ... ways to control your pain....such as the intrethecal morphine pump. You could try a pain management clinic and see...

  12. lumbar fusion gone bad
    ... FBSS (I knew it long before that) and now I have the morphine pump. No doctor likes the diagnosis, it makes them...
    ... diofrequency denervation. If this fails then I am left with morphine pump or spinal cord stimulator. If I could do it all...

  13. To all the supporters, my surgery is now booked for August 30th 2004 at 8am
    ... still be recovering quite a bit. He will prescribe morphine for me. But you guys are probably wondering, what...
    ... around your school books? If he's going to have you on morphine , you're not going to remember most of your lectures...

  14. pain patch????
    ... are "opiod tolerant" to an equivalency of 45mg of morphine per day. This is really serious stuff and possibly...

  15. Neurontin use after discectomy of L5-S1
    ... the Narcotics…good choice huh, from Oxycontin to Morphine ) but I like it better than the Oxy, I feel a lot more...

  16. how long does the pain last!
    ... and i cant sleep.....couldnt sleep even when full of morphine in hospital! the pain is that bad that i have been...

  17. Glad to have found this board!
    ... host of pains, including Advinza which is a form of morphine , and it keeps the pain at a tolerable level, so people...

  18. Another Operation only 60% chance?
    ... to get pain in my lower back to the left, I am on morphine and loads more meds. My life style has changed alot...

  19. I am desperate! Pain Meds - Is it just me???
    ... But after the surgery... he first had me on the morphine drip. After a couple of days, that didn't work for...

  20. Need 2 Level Fusion (tlif) Severe Back Pain
    ... on Nuerontin 3600 mg, T'3s, Vioox, and then went to Morphine . I am now only on 300 mg of Nuerontin, for the restless...

  21. Is leg pain normal after fusion?
    ... took some fat from under my skin and put a ball of morphine in it and put it around those nerves. I had no leg ... has now made itself known. He says that it is the morphine wearing off and that's where the pain is but that...

  22. Micro-Discetomy L4-5, L5-S1
    ... truth...ouch...and she would give me more pain meds ( morphine ). And when that didn't provide the relief that I ... undercontrol the nurse instructed me on how to use the morphine pump and the timing on it. When my family was...

  23. HELP!! What are the symptoms of a failed lumbar fusion??

  24. Spinal Stenosis, relationships, what to expect and quality of life
    ... strides in spinal problems and treatments. I have the morphine pump, without which I would be so drugged up I wouldn...

  25. point tenderness/burning in back
    ... nuts, I know...but I have nerve pain and have the morphine pump, but when the burning breaks through, plain ASPIRIN...

  26. Does anyone get better?
    ... Hi carol, You said you had morphine pomp, how do you take that? That sounds to me that...

  27. Looking for (Tomorow)
    ... that you have the FBS, too..The Advinza I am on is morphine that is time released in your body over a 24 hour...

  28. Spinal Stimulator (Question)
    ... things....they are a last resort thing, short of a morphine pump too. That doctor is a total *** and I'd tell...

  29. Counting Down! One week until my fusion...
    ... without feeling the nausea. :) I also told them that morphine caused me to be sick, so I got something else for...

  30. Will I be drugged up through the stay at hospital after my Fusion?
    ... thing...! I was given a pump. I don't tolerate morphine well at all, (I had a morphine pump after my microdiscectom...
    ... and prayers. I had a similar experience with the morphine pump. I made them take the pump completely away the...
    ... 3 the epidural was taken out and i was put on the morphine pump. This began making me sick i wouldnt eat, my ... managed to not let that happen. They then took the morphine away and replaced it with tramadol every 6 hours and ... for a day or two after the morphine was taken away I was still sick, it's winter here ... sheet on because i was sweating profusely from the morphine playing havoc with my internal systems. Pethadeine ... is the equivalent of morphine without the side effects but it can cause convulsions ... heart surgery 3 years ago and refused any meds as morphine makes him violently ill. So..it can be done. You...
    ... next day.The first day though, they hit me hard with morphine every three to four hours,but the first thing the ... get any relief from my pain by dropping down from morphine to a med that barely eases the pain of a hangnail ... god, he wasn't kidding.i was on a dilaudid PCA with morphine inj every hour on the hour and still didn't have any ... works for everyone.my husband does not respond to morphine .He had a fusion surgery about seven years ago,and ... they were pumping him up with morphine and it was not working for him even a little bit.after...
    ... surgery anesthesia still present, I guess) but was on morphine shots every 4 hours. I DO remember watching the clock ... the nurse that it was almost time. :) Day #2 was morphine @ 4 hours. I tolerated the morphine ok, except once ... was great; that med agreed with me much more than morphine . Really, it's only a bad couple of days. It's...
    ... I was on a Morphine drip for the 1st 2 days after L-4/L-5 Fusion.(you...

  31. weigt gain problems
    ... back pain. Has anyone had problems like this I am on morphine 3 times a day and amitriptyline for nerve pain. I...
    ... That was just 1 year ago. I still take 135 mg of morphine sulphate each day. SS is still deliberating on my ... regained much of my mobility and life, the effects of the Morphine outway the side effects. The bottom line is, Yes...

  32. Pre-Fusion Questions
    ... uncomfortable the whole time. I also had a reaction to morphine (as a lot of people do) and so i came off that pretty...

  33. Hasn't ANYBODY had a fusion for stenosis?
    ... why they recommended and I agreed, to an intrathecal morphine pump to contol the pain. Carol...

  34. To Lori J. HELP !
    ... think the only thing that would have would have been morphine (maybe)!!! Break thru pain my butt! I supposed it...

  35. Spinal Fusion
    ... of being free of pain. Instead, I ended up with a morphine pump to control the agony I was in. And I had one...

  36. Isthmis Spondylolytic Spondylolysis L5/S1
    ... t an option by one doctor. He wanted to give me a morphine pump, but I don't tolerate pain killers too well ... S1, But he also said I'd more than likely need a morphine pump. I'll probably end up having the surgery and...

  37. success story
    ... same junk you all did with the epidurals, oxycontin, morphine , steroids, celebrex, prednisone and who knows what ... surgery I had no pain so I made them take me off the morphine drip and refused any pain meds because I was tired...

  38. Leg pain - Anyone else begging for a good night's sleep?
    ... stenosis and am on waiting list for fusion. I am on morphine tablets, they do help the back, but don't do much...

  39. Scoliosis 1969, Spondylolisthesis 2004
    ... mersyndol as well to get some sleep. I only started the morphine 2 weeks ago and today I was amazed..... I raked a...

  40. Co-Workers dont understand back pain
    ... at least some of it. Now, 2 fusions later, with a morphine pump and limp, they are embarassed when they see me...

  41. discogram....how long does the pain last
    ... after the procedure, but they Do have fentanyl, or morphine or demerol on hand for post-disco. Do Not be afraid...

  42. thorasic back pain
    ... I ended up at A&E one night and had to have Morphine shots , Diazepam and Voltaren, I was in such pain...

  43. Lidocaine patch
    ... sufferers and that they all swear by oxycontins or morphine sulfate contin. These are strong meds but I'll tell...

  44. Nerve Damage question. Looking at another surgery!
    ... him trouble during the last few days. Hopefully a morphine pump will help with that but we have to wait for the...

  45. 2 days post hemilaminectomy/discectomy
    ... severe muscle spasms everytime I moved. They gave me morphine and valium around the clock to calm my nerves. A...

  46. Decisons Decisions!!
    ... surgery was not an option for me and he suggested a morphine pump. Another doc said he could fuse L5-S1 and do...

  47. does this plan sound good?
    ... another DR came and offered me a script for a couple Morphine pills. I refused the pills and that is when they...

  48. Survey on pain meds Shoreline - please comment!
    ... exhaust all conservative treatments before we try a morphine pump OR surgery. I would like to know what else is...
    ... then it's time to change meds. he may do great on morphine where I think Oxy has inherent tolerance problems...

  49. Doing well post fusion but EXHAUSTED
    ... no real issues, pain well controlled even without a morphine pump. Second day: Horrific due to unrelenting back...

  50. More surgery update
    ... you. Intubation isn't that bad. So they gave me morphine and motrin and toradol in an IV, two doses, then did...

  51. Siatic Pain is killn me. Can you Help?
    ... themselves. After trying Oxycontin, Celebrex, flexeral, morphine sulphate etc. I had the epidural injections. They...

  52. Questions about upcoming Mylogram..?
    ... needle it put me into tears but then they gave me some morphine through the I.V. so the pain went away. After it was...

  53. Just received diagnosis-please help
    ... more scar tissue to deal with. I had the intrathecal morphine pump put in to control my pain. Good luck... Carol...

  54. I'm new and Have some questions
    ... a day - really not helping. He has also given me morphine patches :) which I'm afraid to use. (I don't like ... Any suggestions on pain management instead of Morphine ? Thanks...
    ... a day - really not helping. He has also given me morphine patches :) which I'm afraid to use. (I don't like ... Any suggestions on pain management instead of Morphine ? Thanks I would check on Neurontin as it is...

  55. failed disc replacement, need info on BMP fusion
    ... version and I would more than likely have to have a morphine pump. It's scary thinking about the newer proceedures...
    ... didn't recommend any further surgery and suggested a morphine pump. The other doctor said he could replace the older ... L5-S1 and refuse L4-T11. He also said I'd need a morphine pump and could not do the type of work I've always...

  56. info on "drop foot"
    ... it requires immediate attention. Well, time for muh morphine . Thanks again. Kevin...

  57. Oh the agony
    ... i care to remember including celebrex, oxycontin, morphine , prednisone, flexeral and others. So, have you any...

  58. lumbar fusion coming up in a few weeks and i seek support & answers to some questions
    ... labor, I just would breath through the pain until my morphine shot took,. and thats how I spent the first two days...

  59. Desco Booked This Thur Not Lookin Forward To It
    ... Yes, it was...but afterwards my doc gave me some morphine so that I wouldnt' still be hurting. The test doesn...

  60. Fusion L4 - What is hospital stay like?
    ... drifted in and out of sleep. I had expected a morphine pump from everything I read online, but my place gave ... morphine injections. I was told I could get pain meds every ... morning. I happened to be barfing when he arrived; the morphine made me very nauseous. I was hooked up to an IV, ... day 2 was gone. Friends say it might've been the morphine or the anesthesia adversely affecting me the day before...
    ... thing during the surgery!! Yipee! They put me on a morphine drip after surgery......Hooked right into my I.V!...
    ... was gone!.. wait, I haven't told you when all the morphine wore off... Yaiks!! Painful... then improve, then...
    ... room when I got back, but I was in and out. I had a morphine pump too... that thing was a godsend. It did give...
    ... one)? Also, did anyone have Demerol instead of the Morphine ? Lastly, did anyone who had the Morphine hallucinate...
    ... but LOL at the seeing bugs or other weird stuff on morphine . The only thing I remember about the morphine drip...
    ... hospital and the first week at home! Btw, the morphine made me nauseous but only because dietary at the hospital...
    ... a bowel program while in the hospital because the morphine will interrupt normal bowel function. It has also ... that it was important to control pain but too much morphine caused me to halucinate (YUK) so during my last surgery...
    ... surgery I thought I had made a HUGE mistake. I had a morphine drip but the pain was really unbelievable. I would...
    ... Surgery was on Thurs & I was home Sun. 2 days on IV; morphine pump; oxygen & not allowed liquids (which drove me ... crazy). Morphine wasn't for me since I saw creatures in my room; so...

  61. Post op pain
    ... doctor took me to ER, did the epi and then injected morphine into the area as well. Boy, did that ever work. I...
    ... ever got was when they took me to the OR and used morphine as well as the steroid. I have never, to my memory...

  62. Started PT on Wednesday
    ... my back....lots more pain even with the intrathecal morphine pump. I called my ortho and was told to stop. Good...

  63. Need opinions/ Morphine pump
    ... hi dwayne. i did not have a morphine pump at home, but they hooked me up to one via I.V ... doctor had me on ever-increasing oral doses of first morphine and then oxycodone, all of which did not even touch ... that did lessen the pain prior to surgery was the morphine pump in the hospital. i'm sure there are risks ... some reason, knowing what i know now i'd go for a morphine pump at home in a heartbeat. the machine was set ... automatically and steadily deliver a certain amount of morphine into my system through the I.V. I then had the option ... using a sort of call-button thingy, to take more morphine from the pump -- i could press the button several ... times an hour to get additional morphine . it was set so that i could do this only a certain ... my pain was horrible, and by the time i had enough morphine in my system to affect it i was pretty doped up. ...
    ... this kind of pain, i'm sure others must have used the morphine pump at some point. maybe you'll get more replies...
    ... Anyone out there got a morphine pump? Anyone know the possible risk of these devices...
    ... could throw my way from the pain patch to time release morphine tabs and anything else imaginable. This also includes...
    ... Anyone out there got a morphine pump? Anyone know the possible risk of these devices...

  64. Back Pain Stopping Life & Spoiling Relationship - HELP ANYONE??
    ... taken any of the long acting meds such as oxycontin or morphine ? There are a lot of well informed people here....please...
    ... machine thats works very well 80% of the time. Am on Morphine (Transtec) patches at the moment (have been for 4...
    ... machine thats works very well 80% of the time. Am on Morphine (Transtec) patches at the moment (have been for 4...

  65. Good fusion outcomes wanted!
    ... waking up. Another drip is inserted into your arm for morphine . This will remain in for the duration of the time ... you are in intensive care or for about 2-3 days, the morphine stays in for about 4-5 days. A dressing is then placed ... woke up. Too drugged up from anesthetic, epidural and morphine . Most will have a relatively uneventful stay from ... comfortable. I am hazy about my hospital stay because the morphine does this. I was in intensive care for 3 days and ... you have a little button you press to administer the morphine as its needed. Down to the ward, finally you'll get...
    ... must be brief but here is a rundown: Day 1 - OK, no morphine drip but every 2-4 hours. Walked that night. It hurt ... not let anyone give you this evil drug. Stick with morphine or better yet dilaudid. Day 3 - better Day 4 - better...

  66. Still have pain
    ... The doctors also said I would probably end up with a morphine pump. Like you I'm on pain meds and I don't really ... tollerate them too well! I fear a morphine pump and have been hesitating on what I need to do...
    ... My biggest fear is that I'm going to end up on a morphine pump. I've heard that Spondylolisthesis can be more...
    ... to do something and get help. Yes, going onto morphine pump is a big deal. Have you look for a good NS? Don...
    ... and another has said he could do the surgery, But a morphine pump would need to be installed. I'm already taking...
    ... they really messed up my stomach, so now I am on morphine among other stuff as well. I have been back and back...

  67. hello, and can you help me? post-micro-surg, L5-S1
    ... sciatica pain was so bad that i was hooked up to an I.V. morphine pump in an attempt to control it. (it helped only ... even though my doc said they were giving me enough morphine "to knock out a horse." i remember thinking, "i...
    ... sciatica pain was so bad that i was hooked up to an I.V. morphine pump in an attempt to control it. (it helped only ... even though my doc said they were giving me enough morphine "to knock out a horse." i remember thinking, "i...

  68. In need of opinions/Information!
    ... refuse L4 to T11. He also said I would probably need a morphine pump. Due to the side effects I've had, I fear this...

  69. Help!!
    ... reasoning for becoming incontinet. The administered morphine and viseryl, for pain and nausea. I was sent home ... The only thing I have found to help my pain was the morphine that was administered in the ER. I have told my doctor...

  70. 1 year since L5-S1 anterior interbody fusion with BAK cages
    ... that I might need to consider a spinal stimulator or morphine pump if the hip/leg pain continues following recovery...
    ... that I might need to consider a spinal stimulator or morphine pump if the hip/leg pain continues following recovery...
    ... could end up with a spinal stimulator and possibly a morphine pump ... which I guess is good, instead of painting...

  71. Just curious...how did you all come to have bad backs?
    ... got me where I am today, 4 back surgeries and the morphine pump, with a little help from 3 mva's in which I was...

  72. Grade II spondylolisthesis
    ... hardware but he said I would probably have to have a morphine pump as well. I've been tried on all kinds of pain...

  73. Loose Cages Anyone?
    ... me surgery is not an option for me and they said a morphine pump would be my only choice to one wanting to replace ... my hardware , do two fusions and put in a morphine pump. It's hard to know what to do when there is so...

  74. L-5 fusion
    ... question??? Gave me IV motrin, then toradol, then morphine x3. Had my appointment this am and after putting...

  75. bone spurs on spine!
    ... leg pain was the worst, and that is why I have the morphine pump. Carol...
    ... leg pain was the worst, and that is why I have the morphine pump. Carol Oh, man, I feel for you. Seriously ... the consequences she would have never done it. The morphine pump is a scary proposition. As for bone spurs...