To those who were kind in helping me with my Morphine question

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   Posted 4/8/2010 8:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi guys! Earlier in the week I asked how many 5ml/10mg spoons of Oramorph (liquid morphine) I could take on top of my 40mg 12hrly MST (slow release morphine pills). I spoke to the GP today and He confirmed I could take 5ml/10mg every 4hrs/x6 a day. I was relieved because i'd taken 4. He said Even though i'm in alot of pain, He doesn't want to increase my dose because i'm so young. I'm going to see my hospital specialist next week. Thanks to all of you who helped and advised me it was much appreciated
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   Posted 4/8/2010 8:18 PM (GMT -6)   

I was happy to read your post :) I'm glad you spoke to your GP...and got the dosage thing all worked out.

I hope your appt w/ the specialist goes well next week -- keep us updated.

Take good care,
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   Posted 4/9/2010 12:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Abol,

I am so happy to hear that you spoke with your Dr. and the amount is ok to take...and appreciate you coming on here to let us know so we aren't worried about you..

Look forward to hearing how it goes next week...

Take care and hope you can enjoy the weekend!
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