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Blood sugars and Oramorph

Discussion in 'Type 2 with Insulin' started by Mungobean, Jun 29, 2021.

  1. Mungobean

    Mungobean Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, I take Oramorph daily for pain, but I see that it has a fair amount of sugar in it. Has anyone been prescribed a sugar free version? Has it affected your sugar levels? I’ve asked my GP about sugar free versions but he still hasn’t got back to me. I suspect that if there is a sugar free version it will be more expensive?

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    jaywak Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If it does contain sugar I would think the amount would be so small that it would not matter anyway !
     
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    There appears to be inconsistency. Some products report 'sugar free', some 'contains sucrose'. No mention of artificial sweeteners, but I reckon there probably is.
    Wockardt version says 1.5g/5ml. A pharmacist is really good at rooting these things out. The formulary has definitely changed over the years, and I find it to be a bitter, distasteful taste currently. The version I had last year reports 'contains sucrose' certainly never affected or spiked my blood sugars.

    Edit: artificial sweeteners.
     
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