Is this the kind of severe pain that an MS patient might experience? Also..my brother, who has the extremely severe pain, was given morephin via a pump and suffered major side effects - cramping, diahrrea, nausea - after taking the med for 1 day. It worked wonders that first day but....Is there another form of the drug that he might tolerate?View Thread
77grace, Thanks for replying. Yes, he does have trouble swallowing but that's not the reason for the pump. He is on very strong medication and I know that it takes increasingly more of the medication to help him. He sees a specialist for his MS and also one for his pain. So far, nothing seems to help him. I keep looking for solutions or help. Maybe someday.....View Thread
I'm writing because I have a brother (age 62) who has had MS for about 15 years. For about 10 of those years he has had increasing horrific pain - in his legs and hips. He has tried all kinds of oral medication - some pretty strong stuff. H also has a pain pump with 2 medications in it. One is Baclofen and on is for nerve pain. I hope I have that right. At any rate, he has 1 medication for spasm pain and one for nerve pain. Nothing has helped unless he takes the medication that puts him to sleep. His quality of life is awful - sleep or pain. Do any of you have any ideas that might offer relief?View Thread
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