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Oct 25, 2015 12:43 PM

Okay so have a question and I don't know if it will happen again this time around or not. The last procedure I had back in May, my surgeon prescribed me Percocet. Don't remember what the dose was but it made me itch to high heaven. Question is, is this something I need to let the pre-op nurses when they call tomorrow morning. Already allergic to morphine so don't want the same mistake to be made twice.

Oct 25, 2015 1:21 PM

Yes, make sure you tell them.

Oct 25, 2015 2:49 PM

Definitely tell them, they can either use something else or give you a dose of Benadryl to offset the itching.

Oct 25, 2015 2:53 PM

Wendy, they told me to take a Benadryl with the Percocet the last time but it did nothing. Just made me sleepy and itchy. So I think they are going to have to go with something else this time.

Oct 25, 2015 3:20 PM

That's too bad, but I'm sure there's something else they can give you for pain.

Oct 25, 2015 7:40 PM

Yes most definitely tell them. Demerol may work since u are allergic to morphine

Oct 25, 2015 8:35 PM

Cearea, my only concern with that is, I'm not being admitted overnight(or hopefully not). I was talking about oral pain meds at this point.

Oct 25, 2015 8:58 PM

I understand that. There is other meds besides Percocet they can give you to go home on that shouldn't make you itch

Oct 26, 2015 4:54 AM

Yes most definitely let them know.

Oct 26, 2015 12:26 PM

Amanda, definitely make the nurses, doctors and anesthesiologist aware of the itching you had from the Percocet. You were having an allergic reaction. The last thing you need is for them to give it to you again and have a worse reaction. It's always better to be safe than sorry. Definitely full disclosure with doctors for your own protection. Sending {{{{Hugs}}}} and prayers your way.💕🙏🏻🌻

Oct 26, 2015 12:51 PM

Excellent.. Just want you to be safe my friend!! 💕🙏🏻🌻

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