by praying4acure on Wed Jun 20, 2012 01:13 AM
My dad is having a lot of pain with his PC. (stage 4) He is taking Lortab now, usually 10-12 pills a day. It is keeping the pain somewhat at bay, but sometimes he can't get it under control. Is there any other pain meds that you find to work better. He thinks his dr would give him almost anything, but he just does not know what to ask for to try.
Thanks! and God Bless
by Slsteere on Wed Jun 20, 2012 03:22 AM
by praying4acure on Wed Jun 20, 2012 03:07 PM
Thank you. I am so sorry to hear that your dad is not doing well. My father was dignosed in Feb of this year, so far he is doing well. But I know the day will come that he will not be doing so well, and I dread it. We are all fighting for him and with him to beat this and hold that day off as long as we can.
I will be sure to tell dad about the patch, and I am sure he will want to ask his dr about it. Best wishes
by keephopefordad on Thu Jun 21, 2012 04:22 AM
I am so sorry to read your post..It reminds me so much of the situation with my Dad..He has lung cancer, that has metastisized to his liver and spine...we found out last april. His pain increases each week. He has a Fentanyl pain patch..started with 25 mcg,then to 50, as of this week he is on a 75 mcg patch with Dilaudid for "break thru" pain..(interesting name) the same as your Dad, he is just trying to stay ahead of the pain. Constipation is a huge problem. I pray for some better solution, but seems there isnt one. He isnt a candidate for chemo..tried radiation..waste of time and effort..he is 86..
by Crowell on Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:51 PM
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