Zonked but Not Out

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Started the statex. He prescribed 10 mg, saying I can take up to 30 mg. every 6 hours. Was completely zonked by it. Morphia had been fine after my broken ankle as it was very pleasant being in a drunken haze through the pain, but it is not OK if I want to to be compos mentis.

Friday, 10 February 2012

Halved the statex tablet. Still zonked. Could be partly that I am on Benadryl at night as have gone completely deaf in my right ear following a cold. My GP said Benadryl should clear the fluid in the ear. I did separate the statex and Benadryl by several hours.

Pharmacist suggested I asked for morphine syrup instead so I can calibrate the dose.

About UntraveledRoads

Fascinated by life, looking for answers to chronic pain and finding unexpected gifts. Interested in people, ideas, healing and humour. I am very happily married with three children and a kitten. As English born immigrants to Canada, we have family spread overseas, a daughter in South Africa and one in England. We also run a charity in South Africa to educate black, rural South African Women. Our first girl from a rural township has just graduated as an accountant from Johannesburg University and got a good job in a bank.
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