cough / dyspnoea (palliative care)
Intractable cough may be relieved by moist inhalations or may require regular medication:
- Morphine HC oral solution 5mg 4-hourly (initially)
Avoid prescribing Methadone as its long half life tends to cause it accumulate.
The management of dyspnoea is described in the link below.
Last reviewed 01/2018