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hmmm delicious opioids - helen-louise
hmmm delicious opioids
Meep. Am sick again. Still flu-ish, but that's not the problem. Gall bladder. Argh.

I measure how bad my days are by the number of drugs I have to take. Good days involve no more than 20mg of hyoscine-N-butylbromide. Bad days tend to involve 40mg of the Buscopan, 4 grams of paracetamol spread over 16-20 hours, with codeine liberally scattered in 16 or 30mg increments. Very bad days involve dihydrocodeine or tramadol, and unbelievably bad days involve hospitals, IVs and pethidine or morphine. Being allergic to antiinflammatories sucks, it really does. (And yes, I'm allergic to all salicylates, and I'm too hurty right now to try to explain how I know this.)

Today is a Bad Day. Have taken 150mg of codeine in 36 hours. Now pretty stoned, but still in pain. Meep.

I have dino to look after me, and he is being a Brave, Fierce dino, but I hurt and I'm scared. On irc if anyone's about & wants to find me. Don't expect coherence.

Current Mood: sore sore

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jinian From: jinian Date: 21st May 2006 01:06 (UTC) (Link)
aardvarkoffnord From: aardvarkoffnord Date: 21st May 2006 09:42 (UTC) (Link)
I too am allergic to all salicylates, and with this recent attack of gout, I have been stoned out of my gourd during the evenings on a paracetamol and codeine combination. Since I need to be focused during the day for my job, I've had to cope with just paracetamol.

Every time somebody says "take some ibuprofen", I feel like screaming.
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