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Hi everyone! My husband and I are both intractable, chronic pain patients. Opiates are part of the regimen we use to deal with the pain. Occasionally one or the other of us used to have a side effect that no one seems even to have heard of. It begins with awful, sulfur smelling belching, stomach problems, such as nausea, throwing up, and occasional diarrhea, and lasts usually 2-3 days. My symptoms are more abdominal, bloated feeling, but no nausea or vomiting. The thing in common is the sulfur smelling fumes. I thought that would help me to be able to identify the side effect, but no luck. We know that this is opiate related. I've detailed the symptomology for my own use in tryinPg to understand what's going on, and the opiate medication is the only thing that can be causing this. It does seem to be related to long acting pain meds as opposed to short acting (breakthrough) meds. If anyone has experienced anything like this, or knows what this is, I'd be very grateful for your input. Thanks so much, Pat R.