Fentanyl is well known for the mood swings it cn bring on in some people. It makes sense to me that any meds in the classes used to treat pain could do the same.
I also haven't had anything but improvement with narcotics, but when I was on higher doses of Neurontin, I had a lot of trouble with my memory. I'd find myself holding the phone with no clue who I was going to call. This was not the occasional memory lapse due to stress or age. I just couldn't get the info from my short term memory into my long term memory. My husband got very stressed over this because he could never figure out what I might remember and what I had forgotten and we had lots of arguments about
Discuss the effects you are having with your Docs. In most cases, another medication may give you just as much pain relief without the emotional turmoil.
Keah a.k.a. Wormy
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