Before I say any more, this post is based on information given to me by medical staff trained in the field of drug and medication addiction. You should not attempt any of the steps or stages I mention during this post, nor should you attempt to stop taking any medication without first consulting your own… Continue reading The ‘correct’ way to reduce your Morphine medication
Absolutely typical… (Well for me anyway…) Perhaps changing from the OxyContin (The timed release OxyCodone Hydrochloride) was a bad idea. The bowel problems I was having before I changed to the Fentanyl patches is now worse than ever and I am suffering from major withdrawal symptoms nearly every other day. There doesn’t seem to be… Continue reading Major Withdrawal Problems
I don’t know if it was just the bad timing of my son being taken into hospital causing a lack of sleep (and an increase in stress), but switching back to tablets again caused massive problems for me today. I felt like a complete jibbering wreck when I got home from the hospital at 10.30am… Continue reading Round and Round, Up and Down, Highs and Lows.
Sheesh, Fentanyl patches eh? Will be a lot better than pills right? Less side effects they say? You’ll have less problems? Try pulling the other one. Two days into the patch and I ripped the damn thing off. I have not fell as ill as I did Sunday morning for a long time. Stomach pains,… Continue reading Ripping the Patches Off
Image via Wikipedia Ever since moving back from the US I have always resisted narcotic based medications. After my last operation, I’d been placed on Oxycontin and Oxynorm, but I have been having a bucket load of complications with those. So today I started on Fentanyl Patches and we’ll see what happens. Personally, I don’t… Continue reading Starting on Fentanyl Patches