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My husband has a bad liver and was given 2 injections of

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My husband has a bad liver and was given 2 injections of morphine yesterday for a knee issue he was having. Last night he was hallucinating but it seems to be a bit better today. Can the cause of the hallucinations be the morphine and the fact that his liver doesn't function normally?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.



That is correct.

Please report this to the injecting doctor.

He should also have an amonia level drawn to make sure he is not getting an encephalopathy.

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Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

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Morphine itself can cause hallucinations to people who never had this before.

One time injection will not affect liver.

But liver problem can cause morhpine side effect more likely.

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