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morphine overdose

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  • Posted By: minnielou
  • March 4, 2007
  • 04:53 AM

i wonder if this has happened to any of you. i was recently hospitalised for cervical reconstruction in my upper neck.i was given morphine. talk about the ride into ***l. the reaction was so severe i still have nightmares.i spoke to my physician and he said i had a severe allergy to morphine.the nightmares still are a concern to me and i have two more surgeries scheduled. please let me knoe if anyone has had this type reaction to this drug.:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

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  • I don't think you were overdosed, you had a bad reaction to the drug. It happens and it is fairly common. Just make sure to tell anyone who wants to give you pain meds or if you'll be having further surgery that you can't have morphine. There are other drugs that can be used.
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