Post-Surgery Advice for Mesothelioma

Some Myths Cleared:

  • Morphine usage does not lead to addiction- The doctors prescribe safe levels that are necessary for the patients.
  • The body does not develop a tolerance to the medicine- The dosage of the medicine can be safely increased and the same medicine can be used for treatment.
  • Morphine and other opiods do not induce respiratory failure- The body can easily adjust to the increase if morphine in the bloodstream and respiration process goes on as normal.
  • Opiods are  not for patients who are near death- The function of opiods is to relieve pain.

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