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Absolutely: Palliative sedation preserves life and maintains the opportunity for a cure to be found to whatever disease/problem the patient has. Euthanasia ends life and is irreversible, regardless of what medical advances occur thereafter. Ethically, there is a huge difference for a healthcare provider. The perspective and desire of the patient may be different, however, and that must be taken into account. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is stronger?: Neither hydromorphone (dilaudid) nor OxyContin (oxycodone) is "stronger". "Stronger" effect depends on the dose of the med in equivalents. I notice ur med list includes both of these drugs and lorazepam, a benzodiazepine. All of these meds can cause addiction & all are respiratory depressants. Effects will be additive if taken 2gether. Talk 2 ur doc abt the right medication choices for you. ...Read more
Is it true that modern tv/computer screen less harmful for eyes compared to 1960-80.Simply because X-ray radiation is less in modern tv/computer.?
Everyone's different: They both are very strong and effective pain killers. Oxycodone is a little stronger, but hydrocodone should be strong enough to cover most pain. Some people respond better to hydrocodone and some to oxycodone. It just depends on how much pain relief you experience. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Can't be answered: It depends on how you define "civilized" and "developed". Is the us highly civilized ? Most americans say yes but other nations may disagree. Is our mental health system highly developed? In some ways yes, in others no. ...Read more
Variable: Abuse of any of the drugs can be deadly, but cocaine is not an opioid, but rather a sympathomimetic amine which can provoke heart attacks and stokes, killing in that fashion. Heroin can cause apnea, but so can any other narcotic in sufficient dosage. All are clearly addictive. ...Read more
Both: Short acting and more potent opiates are more addictive . Hydromorphone /dialudid is highly potent particularly when given in injection form hence more addictive . It is not by no means to say ocycontin is less addictive or safe. In the world of addiction , ocycontin is more abused and is source of problem owing to its wide spread availability either by prescription or licitly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily.: The peak effect of immediate release morphine and sustained release morphine are different, so, for the addictive personality, the euphoric potential is different. When compared to methadone, only the sustained release formulation of morphine would theoretically be less addictive. The chronic use of either medication can lead to tolerance and dependence, both more common than addiction. ...Read more
Are bulk beings/ advanced beings guiding humanity into better future. Like in INTERSTELLAR MOVIE are these beings shaping our present n future.
Who knows?: You've posted this question on a network which provides health and medical information, but your question doesn't fall within that realm. A physician's training and experience would not qualify him or her to be any more knowledgeable about your question than anyone else. That said, I'm not aware of any objective data which is responsive to your question, and I think it's a matter of speculation. ...Read more
No difference: Overall, there is no real difference. E-Cigarettes deliver the nicotine to the user in a very similar fashion as a regular cigarette (hand and mouth movement). It is not an easy addiction to deal with, ask your PCP about Zyban (bupropion) prescription for smoking cessation. Good luck and good thinking. ...Read more
Is it true that heroin more efective than morphine keeping you pain free and lucid when dying of cancer?
Absolutely Not !: Heroin has no beneficial attributes even to someone with a terminal illness, in my opinion. ...Read more