ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
Telephone 020 8768 4500 Fax 020 8659 8680 Caritas House, Tregony Road, Orpington BR6 9XA St Christopher’s Hospice is registered charity 210667 Harris HospisCare is registered charity 1003903 Most medicines have more than one effect on Haloperidol and levomepromazine to
Dexamethasone tablets
the body and for many years, palliative care (hospice) doctors have found that certain Dexamethasone is a steroid, usually used to treat well-established medicines are safe and effective inflammation or allergic disorders. It is also These medicines are traditionally prescribed in for the treatment of symptoms other than those included in chemotherapy treatments for some higher doses for patients with psychiatric cancers. In addition, it can help to reduce nausea symptoms. However, at low doses they have been and vomiting, reduce some types of pain and shown also to be very effective at relieving nausea improve appetite and general well-being.
This is called ‘using medicines outside their licence’ and it is supported by the medical, Carbamazepine and sodium valproate
Medroxyprogesterone or megestrol
nursing and pharmacy professional bodies. There is plenty of evidence and written information in These are hormones used in the treatment of These medicines are regularly prescribed for some cancers, but they have also been shown to Medicines are now supplied with a ‘Patient patients with epilepsy, however, they are also improve the appetite and so may help you gain or Information Leaflet’ which is produced by the effective for many patients for the relief of information about the medicine, its uses and its side effects. As we may be recommending the Amitriptyline and nortriptyline to
medicine to be used for a condition it was not initially designed for, you may find the information that you have been given from your hospice If you have any further questions or would like These medicines are regularly prescribed at higher doctor or nurse does not match all the printed more details, please ask your doctor, nurse or doses for patients suffering with depression, information on the ‘Patient Information Leaflet’.
however, at lower doses, they have been shown We appreciate it could cause you and your family to be effective in the relief of nerve pain.
St Christopher’s staff can be reached on or carers anxiety or confusion. For this reason, we 020 8768 4500. Harris staff can be reached Morphine tablets or liquid to help
Your community pharmacist may not be aware of You may wish to record details of your own the reason your medicines have been prescribed, community pharmacist and district nurse here: Morphine is normally used to treat pain, but it has also been shown to be effective in reducing the In this leaflet is a selection of the medicines we Lorazepam to help with
Lorazepam is usually used for the treatment of anxiety, but it has also been shown to be effective in reducing the feeling of breathlessness.



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