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Im on 115mg methadone daily,injected 100mg morphine IV, can histamines flood head stay there and cause heart failure?

Im on 115mg methadone daily,injected 100mg morphine IV, can histamines flood head stay there and cause heart failure?

Talk to your doctor : Methadone is a drug that demands respect. It's metabolism can be unpredictable and tricky especially when combined with other medication. Please discuss this with your methadone doctor. The majority of deaths associated with methadone involves its use in combination with other drugs. Please be careful and don't take medication unless discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

Morphine (Definition)

Morphine is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Morphine is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Short-acting forumations are taken as needed for pain. Extended-release morphine is for use when around-the-clock ...Read more


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I'm on 115mg methadone,I injected 100mg morphine IV,can histamines flood my head,stay there,eventually causing heart failure?

I'm on 115mg methadone,I injected 100mg morphine IV,can histamines flood my head,stay there,eventually causing heart failure?

Overdose: Histamine, alone, would not induce heart failure. However, it sounds like you are going through a lot right now ... And would benefit from seeing a psychiatrist to restart your rehabilitation. If you're having any trouble breathing, chest pain, or other alarming symptoms - you should head directly to your nearest ER. ...Read more

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I was given Morphine, IV it caused respitory arrest. I have taken Hydrocodone, Demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) & Percocet,&was fine Can I take Codeine a morphine derivative?

I was given Morphine, IV it caused respitory arrest. I have taken Hydrocodone, Demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) & Percocet,&was fine Can I take Codeine a morphine derivative?

Morphine: There is a greater risk when you take or get any medication IV. You had it. The Hydrocodone and the Percocet are oral and at much lower doses. Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is not recommended oral and is usually used IV. While there is a risk it is small, it does increase if you use alcohol or other sedatives. ...Read more

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If an elderly pt is in mod to severe pain, nil by mouth and cannot tolerate regular hydromorphone or morphine, could IV paracetamol be strong enough for relief Would paracetamol affect BP, HR RR much?

If an elderly pt is in mod to severe pain, nil by mouth and cannot tolerate regular hydromorphone or morphine, could IV paracetamol be strong enough for relief  Would paracetamol affect BP, HR RR much?

Yes: IV paracetamol can help with pain. It is the same thing as acetaminophen (Tylenol). When combined with other measures it can be very helpful. Some people should not use it : those with liver disease, allergy to it, or if it interacts with other meds, etc. Your doctor will know if it is okay for you to use. Older people may get even more relief than younger people, but it depends on the person. ...Read more

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Can you give 2mg iv morphine two hours after giving immediate release morphine?

Can you give 2mg iv morphine two hours after giving immediate release morphine?

Yes: Yes, the dosing you describe is not uncommon at all for severe pain in the ER or hospital that is not controlled with the first dose. ...Read more

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Can you give 2mg iv morphine two hours after giving immediate release morphine? If so, why?

Adequate control: The quick release has the purpose of immediacy but does not last long. Most pain control tries to avoid break-through pain by steady correctly spaced doses of slower acting, longer lasting administrations. Ask the doctors about this and any other things that might help the effectiveness of treatment. ...Read more

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How dangerous is a BP of 70/30? And could a big drop in blood pressure be caused by IV morphine?

How dangerous is a BP of 70/30? And could a big drop in blood pressure be caused by IV morphine?

Dangerous: Depends on if you have other health problems. For an elderly person with heart disease or other vascular problems, a blood pressure of 70/30 could be fatal. For someone young and healthy, it could be tolerated very well. Yes, IV morphine will quite likely cause a drop in blood pressure. ...Read more

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I been on IV morphine and dilaudid for the past 3 days my last dose of morphine was 2mg at 6am. I'm feeling gas trapped in my shoulders is this normal?

I been on IV morphine and dilaudid for the past 3 days my last dose of morphine was 2mg at 6am. I'm feeling gas trapped in my shoulders is this normal?

Not part's 'normal': Your situation is exceptional. But at least you are in a setting that might be able to provide the level of care you need. Use your buzzer to obtain attention and ask all the questions you have - be respectful but firm. You tell them what's happening and request explanations. Remind them that you'll do better the more accurately you know what's happening. Ask for written info as you may be foggy. ...Read more