NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Friday, October 9, 2015
Allergy to morphine
It seems that every time I take a medication that has codeine in it, I get severe pain in between my chest. Nothing seems to relieve the pain once it starts except for time. Is there anything I can do to prevent this pain. It is necessary for me to take pain medication as I have cancer and am in a lot of pain?
You may want to ask your physician about other medications to try, such as oxycodone or fentanyl.
Hammam Akbik, MD, FIPP
Formerly, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati