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  1. HELP hubby addicated to oxycontin
    ... but should I need meds for something else demerol or morphine but they wont write scripts for those which is weird...

  2. I Feel So Horrible :( Should I Tell My Hubby
    ... ended up with damage at l-4 and l5 l i was perscribed morphine and now hyrocodone i thought once again i could control...

  3. Help..boyfriend quitting pills cannot relate to this board
    ... of us ever got any relief from the pain. He had a morphine pump installed last fall and is now deceased. The...

  4. Chewing Oxycontin????
    ... and was in the hospital for 3 days. They gave me Morphine and I never felt it. After the pain went away I kept...

  5. Heroin - Can you really kick it? Wife of addict

  6. Need some answers please
    ... everyone's doing well haven't been here for awhile. Is morphine an opiate? My 69 yr old mom went in the hospital ... lumbar up from her tail bone. Put her on a PSA pump of morphine and stopped her oxy. She went into w/d's after about ... some things. Any thoughts. Some of the staff say morphine and oxy are the same. Haveing gone through oxy addition...
    ... From what i know of morphine , yes, it an opiate.It is one of the strongest out ... oxycodone?)and was switched to a more potent drug,like morphine , would have any type of WDs as morphine is a stronger ... she just isn't having some sort of reaction to the morphine itself?Please elaborate if you have time.this just...
    ... oxys like a true addict would, then a small dose of morphine might NOT help. But I highly doubt this is the case...
    ... It does sound like she did have a reaction to the morphine . She got sweaty, vomiting, disoriented, etc. But ... from what I understand that is pretty normal after morphine . She also takes oxycodone for breakthrough pain and...
    ... exhausted as well as physically. For what it's worth-- morphine makes me sick....similar reactions to your Mom. Tylenol ... of opiates they are. I cannot take any pill that is morphine based..ie. Ms. Contin. I'd rather have the pain than...

  7. Help me to help my son!
    ... without using then fell off the wagon and took some Morphine that was offered to him when he was in town. We took ... screen test yesterday and he did fail it for THC, Morphine and Cocaine. He says that he did not use any Cocaine...
    ... that he was detoxed already. He went out and found Morphine later that day according to him. My son says that...

  8. How long does roxicodone stay in system?

  9. Is my BF on OC's?
    ... that they don't because oxy's don't break down to morphine like the other pills do. I thought you had to use...
    ... There is only one true opiate, Morphine , well 2, the other is Codeine. Codeine is a byproduct ... of morphine so it will with no doubt show a positive drug screen...

  10. my life partner
    ... pain issues that require me to consume buckets of morphine , it just gets out of hand sometimes. When my job...

  11. Detox advice
    ... an outpatient 3 day program. I had to go in, get a morphine type pill (it was odd - it was a square, jelly-like...

  12. IT'S NO WONDER!!!
    ... an injection. I asked her what it was and she said morphine . I told her that I was just fine and I didn't need...

  13. 21 year old heroin user
    ... heroin and methadone are basically converted back into morphine in his blood stream? Heroin addiction is physical ... advertise as I have no affiliations whatsoever, but "From Morphine to Chocolate" by Andrew Weil, MD (Harvard) is a strange ... never been psychologically addicted, but I know what morphine withdrawal is like. A clue is one small symptom is...

  14. Boyfriend addicted? (xanax/fiorcet)
    ... my self, Xanax/Valium. I'd usualy stack them with morphine derivatives though. The hardest part was getting...

  15. help with son and marijuhana
    ... Stevo, most drugs/controlled substances (including morphine and even thalidomide) have some medicinal uses too...

Abuse Support board

  1. Help/Advice neededASAP -Fentanyl detox, pain pat. abused meds will need meds in futre
    ... detox. I was on a high dose of either Fent. or morphine for over 3 weeks [and now longer] which is enough ... be affected. By high dose, I mean 1200-1500 mg of morphine /day. I somehow managed to double my dose which obviously ... skyrocketed in almost no time at all. A detox from morphine might not have ben quite as bad [this was before I ... mcg patches and they were far more effective than my morphine . I haven't had good pain control in close to a year ... most of the last month].I substituted them for the morphine I had. I ran out of the extras, tried to go back to ... prescription and was in horrendous pain. I had extra morphine so I took that but I was alarmed at how much I had ... from fentanyl b/c it it's in a different class than morphine ]. At any rate, this was when things got really bad ... b/c I was popping morphine whenever my pain got horribly out of control, which ... first idead of where to go to get more Fentanyl or morphine ....
    ... added the 50 mcg patches, I dropped the 300 mg. of morphine I take regularly. When I ran out of extra patches ... I tried to go back to my regular prescription of morphine and fentanyl, but something had changed in my body ... couldn’t function and I began taking far more morphine that usual [1200-1400/day as opposed to 300 mg./day ... #8217;t of course, b/c I was taking so much extra morphine and I went into withdrawal. I then, not very brightly ... patches to preserve some of the dwindling supply of morphine . This is when I lost track of how much I was on &...
    ... extra 25 and ?50 mcg patches - about two weeks worth. Morphine does not work very well for me now, but Fentanyl does ... had been slowly titrating up on [in addition to the morphine ] for close to a year. When i used the new patches ... more medication than I already had. I take 400 mg of morphine . If I recall correctly, for several weeks I put ... on 50 mcg in extra patches and dropped my dosage of morphine by 400 (at least that is my recollection - I may have ... used a small amt. of my morphine during this time, especially at the beginning before ... my attention was on my work]. I had plenty of extra morphine at this point. Since I have always taken my meds ... and get 30 days of pain meds - so I had all of the morphine I did not use while I was using the extra 50 mcg of ... month] and switch back from 50 mcg of Fentanyl to 400 morphine when I ran out of the extra patches. Something had ... could not function. I began taking large amounts of morphine to function [not from withdrawal (at least not to ... knew this, if Fentanyl had not worked better than morphine , I would not have made a temporary switch. But my ... before I temporarily substituted the fentanyl for the morphine . The same prescription had allowed day to day functioning ... which did not make a dent. I began to take extra morphine - I was surprised and dismayed by how much morphine ... him over 4 weeks ago, I suggested we convert from morphine to fentanyl. He was reluctant and I didn't push. In ... in withdrawal since I had been taking so much extra morphine to keep my pain under control. At this point, I felt ... worried that I might not have enough extra morphine to do a decent taper [I probably did, but I instead ... else, I put used patches on again and/or took extra morphine . I continued to do this for the month between my two ... patches the day before my appt. and supplemented w/ morphine to ensure that I was not in w/d for my appt. I would ... guilty and scared. I am beginning to run low on extra morphine , and all of the used patches have been used more than...
    ... have you on now? What was it previously? Is the Morphine for BT or long acting? To be honest, I would post...
    ... my financial and work stituation. When he upped my morphine dose by a very small amt., I felt kind of hopeless ... b/c I knew morphine wasn't making a big diff. for me and that a small...
    ... leave my body. I encouraged my PM to switch me to morphine from oxy because the interaction wasn't as great ...
    ... substitute extra 50 mcg fentanyl I had for all my morphine . When I tried to go back to regular prescription, ... point I really wasn't thinking. I was taking extra morphine so that I could function and think [I had an extra ... I was astonished and frightened by how much extra morphine it took to get my pain in a place where I could actually ... 150 mcg. By this time I did not have a lot of extra morphine and was really afraid that I would blow through the ... to bring in all unused meds. I have now cut back on morphine to 270 so that I have 5 days worth when I see him...
    ... each 48, then that's roughly equal to 350 - 628 of morphine each 24 hr period. According to Janssen's white paper ... substitute extra 50 mcg fentanyl I had for all my morphine . When I tried to go back to regular prescription, ... 50 patch is equivalent to a range of 135 - 224 of morphine . So, when you went back to all morphine, you didn ... 't have enough morphine to provide for the 100 base (315 - 404) and the extra ... before, the 50 patch is equivalent to 135 - 224 of morphine . The new contract says to bring in all unused meds...
    ... no difference. At this point, I stopped using the morphine [all of it if I recall correctly] and used the extra ... regular prescription and take 100 mcg F + the 400 of morphine . This is when my pain went out of control and I began ... taking large amounts of morphine (again, in addition to my regular 100 mcg F patch ... when I supplemented [since I hadn’t used any morphine for several weeks and had extra, I had a lot left ... 8211; I am guessing I took a total of 900-1100 of morphine [rather than 400] to keep the pain under control. ... 8220;used” patches b/c I was going through the morphine so quickly. I suspect I further raised my dose during ... for a few days before seeing her and then took extra morphine to ensure that I was not in withdrawal when I saw ... members of the practice. substitute the 400 mcg of morphine for the 50 mcg patch. This is when I experienced excruiciat ... I felt alarmed by the rate at which I was using my morphine and started putting on old patches to reduce my use ... of the dwindling supply of morphine . To address a few coments, I put on the extra patches ... b/c upping the dose to 400 morphine did not have any noticeable effect on my pain level ... back on the patch [I will be 100 below my regular morphine dose - not much, but something]. Still I have only ... 100 of extra morphine to play with – if we assume that I am getting ... 8211; I would need the equivalent of 75 mcg x 3 in morphine [ or a dose that does not induce severe withdrawal ... both the fentanyl 150 mcg every 48 hrs and the 400 morphine every day. I am familiar with the half lives, though ... ran out of patches, I didn’t go back to ALL morphine , I went back to my prescription 100 mcg and 400 morphine ... pain levels skyrockted [aside from my tolerance to morphine – I was substituting 400 of morphine for 50 ... pain, right? Again, I substituted close to 400 mg of morphine for the 50 mcg of Fentanyl – which is why I ... to my normal prescription, I used 100 mcg and 400 morphine – it should have worked fine. The difference ... analgesia [not withdrawal] was why I raised my dose of morphine at that time. Reazlie the UA’s are approximate ... releasing meds after day 3 or 4. Summary: ON 300 morphine & 100 Fentanyl. PM upped dose to 400 morphine & 100 ... recall correctly I was taking 150 mcg Fentanyl and no morphine for several weeks. I ran out of extra patches and ... tried to go back to my regular dose of 400 morphine and 100 mcg fentnayl. Pain was horrendous and I began ... taking morphine whenever I could not function. Had horrendous headaches ... could not function. Even with much higher dose of morphine [and the fentantyl] I was still in far more pain than ... I had been before I substituted Fentanyl for morphine . Began using "used patches" the week before I saw ... was worried about how fast I was running through the morphine . PM raised Fentanyl by 50 mcg [exactly teh amt. I ... increased it]. I was now in w/d b/c of all the extra morphine I had taken. Went through one w/d. Continued to supplement ... w/ morphine or used patches if I had to go out, shop, etc. Went...

Death & Dying board

  1. My dear sweet Mothers
    ... week her pain levels increased and they put her on morphine . She was very confused so I started staying at...

  2. end of life, small cell lung cancer, what to expect
    ... probably only really really ill for a week. She had morphine and her breathing got shallower and shallower...she...
    ... the cancer less painful. My grandma was on enough morphine that could have killed a 'normal' person. She recognized...

  3. My Grandma had Cancer of the Throat
    ... had a lot of neck and head pressure, but she was on Morphine so she was pretty out of it. She told us that she...

  4. Laurie
    ... the xray prove? What else can we do? He's already on morphine for the pain.I really don't think he can withstand...

  5. I don't think there's much time
    ... afternoon,along with the blotchy knees again. His morphine is being increased to 10 mg every 4 hours because...
    ... sleeping) He pain has increased and they increased the Morphine to 10 mg every 4 hours.Tomorrow the pharmacy is sending...
    ... doing?Are they keeping him pain free.Is he on any morphine ?...
    ... feel so bad for him, and so helpless. As for the morphine , we haven't had to use it yet, but I am afraid that...

  6. Testimony of witnessing a loved one going through the dying process
    ... intense pain the last couple of days and had to take morphine . On the final day of his life, my mama called and...

  7. My dad started having pain so they increased his morphine
    ... mets probably came back. My mom takes a lot of morphine . However, it is not everyday; only when necessary ... Depending on her pain level is how I determine how much morphine to give her (her usual dose is 20 mg per hour). There ... a dose that is an entire bottle of Roxanol (liquid morphine ) as a single does. I really don't know WHY...
    ... she was dying, but they had her on strong doses of morphine , so, I know it must have been terrible pain. One...
    ... after me. This happened after the increased dose of Morphine so I did not know if it was related. The nurse explained...

  8. Body temp. fluctuations between fever and cold
    ... your other thread about pain. My husband was also on morphine and it is pretty much impossible to know why one has...

  9. my sisters cancer
    ... terrible pain in her ribs and they just keep upping the morphine dose,am I right in thinking that they can treat this...

  10. From sleeping almost always to up much of the time.Input needed please
    ... whereas before they were 30+.So he hasn't required morphine for the past 3 nites. (he doesn't/never has had pain...
    ... how he was-thers a huge difference. He hasnt needed morphine the past 5 nites.Hes walking around on his own-whereas...

  11. How long after feeding tube removed
    ... Friend had feeding tube removed Friday and morphine was increased. Any idea how long it will be before...
    ... It depends on many factors...Depends on how much morphine is given. If they give enough to suppress the breathing...

  12. Mom has lung cancer
    ... such tremendous pain, now have her on around 30mg morphine every twelve hours with eleptin for nerve pain, she ... in an altered state of mind, im not sure if it the morphine she is on but she still seems okay..... I know the...

  13. Mom Passed Away
    ... breathing was very bad, she was taking methadone, morphine , and lorazepam and regular intervals. She would sleep...

  14. methadone + morphine = speeds up the dying process?
    ... her jaw and in her back. They started giving her morphine , but it wasn't really helping. When she was brought...
    ... days to get the meds straight. Mom was on haladol and morphine (5:20) for the first few days, then we moved her to ... pheobobarbatol and 1:20 morphine . I might have the ratios wrong, but basically we went ... from a weaker morphine to a stronger morphine . That and the phebobarb seems to have helped my mom...
    ... questioned this. My dad is on a very low dose of morphine as needed. 5 mg every 8 hours. Morphine does slow ... liver in 2005he was in so much pain. They started a morphine drip so that he could go in peace. I remember getting ... me!"-and sadly it was him. Once they started the morphine ,he drifted off and was at peace. So I guess it's...
    ... care at the end for a month or so. They had him on morphine and methadone. He hated it, and eventually would argue...

  15. how long??
    ... noticed everyday he sleeps more and his consumption of morphine is hourly. i would appreciate any answers at all,...

  16. Lung cancer - Mom Getting Worse - Thoughts?
    ... 5 mg Vicodin every 6 hours as needed for pain, and morphine every 2 hours as needed). She didn't take all those...
    ... her. Currently she takes anywhere from 5-20mg of morphine per hour/as needed. Also phenobarbitol 30mg. 3x a ... calm her anxiety about not being able to breath. The morphine helps her breath better. The last few nights we started ... about not being able to sleep. We've also taken her morphine to the max at 20mg and than seems to help. She doesn ... take it every hour, unless she needs it. Usually the morphine is given about three times a day. Maybe the hospice...
    ... refused to be intubated. They put him on high doses of Morphine and let him sleep through most of it. Dad died the...
    ... he slept most of the time, I was giving him liquid morphine by mouth hourly. He was also on the highest strength...

  17. lung cancer
    ... but they are not going to do any more tests. The morphine they were giving him was not controlling the pain...

  18. How do I help myself, and why do I feel this way?
    ... We had her last rites given to her, she went into a morphine coma, and as I was laying in my chair trying to fall...

  19. how to cope with father dying
    ... in excruciating pain all the time. We'd give him morphine and he'd sleep until the pain woke him up again. ... and relaxed. They gave him a constant infusion of morphine (or other pain meds. Morphine is most common) He...

  20. Father Dying - Need Advice
    ... side. He was very comfortable as they had him on a morphine drip. In the beginning he knew we were there and smiled...
    ... died from lung/pancreatic cancer he was also on a morphine drip. I was glad he died somewhat peacefully. Many...

  21. My husband's death.
    ... and the restless. After that dad was given some more morphine and he rested peacefully till the end which would...

  22. She said it could be 2 hours or 2 weeks
    ... water is very little. Yesterday I went to get his morphine and activan. I heard our hospice nurse tell someone...

  23. I can't live like this!!!!
    ... meds (ativan,valium)only make it worse.I also take morphine for chronic pain,but ive been on that for a year and...

  24. Don't Know What To Make of This....
    ... would last from 30 minutes to 4 hours. He has been on morphine pump with little relief of his pain and oxygen......

  25. Tomorrow I am saying goodbye to my dear friend
    ... some help to help me help Cathi...she does have a morphine drip and her partner told me she is very, very tired...

  26. 3 years and still grieving??
    ... with him because he wasn't himself from all of the Morphine he was on, he talked to the walls and asked me to...

  27. missing grandad so much, and so confused
    ... would get better., the doctors soon started giving him morphine , and he deteriorated very quickly. there never seemed...

  28. My Little Brother ~ How to Comfort Him Long Distance
    ... him on oxygen when this happens and are giving him morphine for pain trying to keep it down. He has severe headaches...

  29. I'm losing my Mum ...
    ... into a residencial hospice for care since she needs morphine every 4 hours. My problem is I don't know what to...

  30. I loved my Dad: Ch 3
    ... he would not be able to talk for a couple of days. Morphine was in control and he was sleeping most of Saturday ... we all stayed up with him all night and pressed the morphine button. We took turns. At 2:30 am December 6th he...

  31. Waiting for Dad's death
    ... too hard, because that hurts him. He's on lots of morphine . I guess I'm just needing to write all this down...

  32. Question about when someone actually dies....
    ... she had fallen into an unaware state. Maybe the morphine ?? not sure, but I knew deep inside the time was near...

  33. How to let go of the pain?
    ... experiencing were unreal. The doctors gave us liquid Morphine to give her to ease the pain. We even had a hospital ... case she was to open her eyes. (she was on a lot of morphine and slept/hallucinated most of the time) She was never...

  34. has anyone been with a loved one as they passed away?
    ... He was taken off life support, and was on a heavy morphine drip. His heart continued to beat for another 10...
    ... him, but he did say that he kind of woke up from the morphine and yelled, this is a bad dream!! they gave him more...
    ... care since 2/14/07. Hospice helped with ordering morphine around the clock with ativan available for any break ... through out the day. I noticed after her 2:00 dose of morphine the apnea stopped and she was breathing forcefully...

  35. Tonight, Bud is riding horses in heaven....
    ... good her eyes just roll back in her head (before the morphine !) and she keeps saying she wishes she would have a ... I talked to her hospice nurse and we stared her on morphine and tomorrow they will start her on some extended ... time release morphine that lasts longer. I talked to my sister who was planning...

  36. My Daughter Committed Suicide
    ... She was waiting for surgery and was taking alot of morphine for her back pain. The only way I can personally deal...

  37. Mom died last night
    ... was in excruciating pain so I had to give her the morphine . Shortly thereafter, when all family was present ... like I made her go sooner as I had to give her more morphine to kill the pain. It was too much and stoppled her...

  38. Anticipating Loss...How To Cope
    ... She was removed from the machines and given enough morphine to put her out, and she slowly slipped away eighteen...

  39. Why does God do what he does?????
    ... she said that they gave him something different from morphine , it was stronger, and it is something new. Well he ... everything settled and he back they put him on the morphine . She told my mother that all he does is sleep and...

  40. I am losing my Daddy.........
    ... of the right lung is full of fluid. He is getting morphine shots to make him comfortable. He goes in and out...
    ... speaking at all nor opening his eyes much. He gets a morphine shot every 4 hours 1mg just to make him as comfortable...
    ... praying for it to happen asap. Even though he is getting morphine I know he is still suffering a little. He has to be...
    ... many prayers as I can for you and yours. I know the morphine is clouding his mind and thoughts but what he may...

  41. Need help, feeling guilty
    ... What if" I killed my father by putting on an extra morphine patch (i took care of his patches)? So for a sense...

  42. Dad Is Dying And I Am Scared
    ... him, then last night he had a bad reaction to the morphine they had us giving him and he got pyschotic. This...

  43. Drugs for the dying. Why the heck not?
    ... down. They did not tell us what a decent dose of morphine was. When we talked to other medical professionals...
    ... Lets not forget that heroin is just a stronger morphine . No more no less....
    ... cancer which had spread to his other organs was on 50% morphine thru a patch. He was later put on 100% morphine patch ... However, little did I know that on top of the 100% morphine he was also taking over the counter medication and ... heart attack and I lost him. Had he only taken the morphine patch and not the other medication he would have been...
    ... needed to. But we were not aware of a good dose of morphine for her and no doctors or nurses were forthcoming...
    ... and my mom help he lived for about 2 weeks he was on morphine i hated to give him that i knew he would go down hill...
    ... were very good to her and me as well. They had her on Morphine , and my Mother did not suffer at all and I was so ... not to go by the last time she had been given her Morphine . She said if she was struggling to breathe then give ... her some more Morphine . I was lucky that I didn't have to do that because...

  44. How do you know when death is near?
    ... for the pain. Both my parents were on heavy duty morphine in the end and even though it seemed to me they were...

  45. Still traumatized from watching my father die
    ... the dying process. The doctors prescribed my mom morphine throughout the whole time, did they do the same with...
    ... going through. The hospital did not give him any morphine or painkillers or anything. Everyone brushed it aside...

  46. Can Anyone Help me with this?
    ... they don't require food, or even water. He was on morphine and appeared to be comatose the last 3 days. His...

  47. I miss my Dad so much.
    ... suffocating slowly. The doctors had put her on so much morphine that she was in a drug-induced sleep. The last time...

  48. When do you tell a mother she is dying
    ... enduring a VERY agonizing death. It takes 3-4 doses of morphine for it to kick in...and was only allowed to be given ... hour...He was given 2 ativans (nerve pills), plus the morphine ..and 2 hours later...still heart wrenching, heartbreaking ... After 2 hours...the dr okayed an increase of dosage of morphine ...and added xanax to it. he suffered with the feeling...

  49. my mom is dying
    ... lately, we are all pretty sure she's addicted to the morphine . She watches the clock and asks for her next dose...
    ... tumors but boy was it rough. she too was addicted to morphine . it apparently doesnt take much time for the body...
    ... that she's in the hospital and back on high doses of morphine again. At leaste i know now that there is someone...
    ... jenniferjune i just wanted to say that i dont think morphine is a drug that can be dropped cold turkey. wether...
    ... they gave my mom morphine at the end, boy did it help to relax her and take...

  50. My son is dying.
    ... house. He seems so tired. He is taking long-acting morphine for the pain and sometimes has to take extra pain...
    ... pain medicine. Now he is on a 24-hour long acting morphine and is allowed a faster acting medicine for breakthrough ... sure that he always takes the 24-hour time release morphine on schedule and that his short-acting oxycodone tablets...

  51. My Mom is dying........
    ... think by morning, she was on a VERY high amount of morphine , and her hands and feet were turning blue. Personally...

  52. My daddys gone
    ... hardest. He was in and out of consciousness from the morphine ...and was pretty much inaudible at times. The last...

Family & Friends of Cancer Patients board

  1. Please help...
    ... agitated and paranoid. He is on 90 mg of pill form morphine every 8 hours, roxynol liquid for breakthru pain every...

  2. Mom is very near the end - what to expect
    ... hospital. She was there for 4 days. they gave her morphine by shot for the pain and IV's. That Friday night...

  3. My Dad is in stage 4 of his cancer
    ... through her whole body, they had to start giving he morphine for the pain which only lasted for about 2 hour, everytime ... move her arms or legs anymore. She was then put on morphine shots. Before when she was at the other hospital ... , she was only getting morphine by IV. When she had got to the other hospital she...

  4. How do you know its the end?
    ... course he was on strong painkillers. He also had a morphine patch. He couldn't wake up enough to even talk to...

  5. difficulty to breath
    ... and found lots of evidence that low doses of oral morphine can significantly help with breathing. I spoke to...

  6. It's Over
    ... and tell him it was going to be ok. They took his morphine patch off to try and bring him around. This just really...

  7. Very bad news
    ... months. They gave him a prescription for liquid morphine which he has started and it is helping. Hospice is...