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Suicide thoughts ?: Are you asking this in order to prepare a lethal cocktail for yourself? If you are having imminent thoughts of suicide, please be evaluated immediately at your nearest emergency room. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for help from emergency services. There is always hope but sometimes one needs help to find it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Suicide is an action in which a person intentionally causes his own death. Suicide more commonly occurs in persons suffering from depression or other mental illnesses, where a person may feel hopeless and see suicide as a way to escape the real or perceived overwhelming problems and ...Read more
Are doctors/hospitals allowed to send a child with severe epileptic fits home with morphine to die?
Never heard of this: You are describing doctor/hospital assisted suicide, which, other than dr kevorkian, has never existed in the United States. A terminally ill child with on-going epilepsy would be kept within intensive care until stable, and if no hope, would be transferred to hospice care. There would not be this scenario in accredited facilities, with doctors licensed in america, at least currently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to overdose on 5x7.5mg zopiclone, 10x30mg morphine, 10x300mg pregabalin, 5x10mg Abilify and 5x150mg venlafaxine?
Variable.: The elimination half life (or time required for the morphine to fall to half its previous value) is about two to four hours. Certain tests however can be very sensitive and detect small amounts of morhpine in the system for quite some time after this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes!: I'm sorry that you have to ask that question, but yes, we should. If you're worried, ask for consult from hospice & palliative care specialist. Better yet, ask to see if you qualify for hospice benefits. If you do, we can then focus on caring for you (and your family) rather than on curing you when a cure isn't realistic. ...Read more
Depends on Type: It all depends on the type of morphine one is taking. There is an immediate release form (ir) and several extended release (er) forms (ms contin, kaidan, avinza, morphine cr). You can expect most ir formulation to last 4-6 hours. Depending on the patient's metabolism some last a little less or more. The er forms last any where from 12 -24 hours depending on the brand. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been on morphine for 2 yrs and have runout I am in withdraw how can I releive some of the discomfort?
Depends: It depends on the form it is given as (iv, oral, extended release oral) as well as the kidney function of the patient. For immediate release morphine the half life (time for body to clear half) is 2-4 hours. With normal kidney function that means the parent drug (not metabolite) is gone in 8-16 hours) if the kidneys are working. Longer to much longer if they are not. ...Read more
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