To make sure morphine is safe for you, l your doctor if you have ever had: any type of breathing problem or lung disease;. a head injury, brain tumor, or seizures;. a drug or alcohol addiction, or mental illness;. urination problems;. liver or kidney disease;. problems with your gallbladder, pancreas.
-Subcutaneous: 0.1 to 0.2 mg per kg as needed. -The following dosing recommendations can only be considered suggested approaches to what is actually a series of clinical decisions over time in the management of the pain of each individual patient. -Safety and efficacy of this drug in neonates have not been established. Not to exceed 15 mg per dose. Not to exceed 10 mg per dose. -IV: 50 to 100 mcg (0.05 to 0.1 mg) per kg, administered very slowly. Opiates should be administered with caution and in monitored dosages to infants and small children since they may be relatively more sensitive to opiates on a body weight basis.
Opioids in Patients with Renal or Hepatic Dysfunction Many patients suffering from liver failure may experience pain. major metabolic pathway of most opioids with the exception of morphine and buprenorphine, and oxidation is decreased in patients with hepatic cirrhosis.8 This may result in decreased.
Many patients suffering from liver failure may experience pain. The pain may have various causes, including pain from the stretching of the liver capsule or bone pain caused by metastatic liver cancer.8 Therefore, treatment with opioid analgesics is often needed for effective control of moderate to severe pain.
An estimated 37 to 50% of hemodialysis patients experience chronic pain, with 82% of that pain classified as moderate to severe.3,4 Patients may suffer from pain related to their primary renal condition, but often other factors contribute to their reports of pain.
Collapsed Veins – Injecting morphine into veins repeatedly can irritate the vein and cause collapse. Liver Damage – Processing the potent drug over time can deteriorate the liver. Endocarditis – Morphine can cause inflammation of the inner lining of the heart. HIV/AIDS – Shared needles used for morphine abuse spreads.
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Hi, My mother-in-law has declined rapidly with stage four cirrhosis and end-stage liver failure. She was gardening just six weeks ago. Now she is sleeping almost all the time. Doctors turned her over.
Do you know what stage your liver disease is? (Have you had a liver biopsy?) First, you should find a doctor who can determine what is causing your chronic pain. Then hopefully they can treat the source of your pain rather than masking the pain with an opiate. Since your current doctor(s) have not done this, I would seek a.