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cause of morphine sulfate allergy

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
36 years experience Pain Management
Dear 33-year-old: I keep seeing these questions from you. The definition of a morphine allergy is that you're allergic to morphine. In allergic response is a specifi ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Morphine Allergy: Kadian is an extended-release form of morphine. Serious allergic reactions are not common. Sxs of an anaphylactic rxn could include: hives; difficult ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Duramorph allergy: Duramorph (morphine) is an opiate analgesic. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not allergy: Since opiates such as morphine directly releases histamine from the body cells, a good % of the people may end up with itching and even hives from it. ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Cohen
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Not directly: Morphine, in and of itself, is not toxic to the heart. In the past, it was a frequent part of anesthesia for heart surgery and is still standard treat ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
13 years experience Anesthesiology
Both: Both can slow respiratory rate. It depends on the doses as to which will affect the rate more.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Speak with Doctor: This is not a place for dispensing information on what opiate pain medication is appropriate for you without actually knowing more about your medical ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Goldman
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Usually the same: Morphine does not dissolve well in water so it would be difficult to administer it as intravenous or hypodermic injection. When morphine is manufactur ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
42 years experience Anesthesiology
Pain relief/sedation: This is typically prescribed for relief of pain. However, significant sedation may occur. Stick to prescribed doses and follow all precautions.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Very cautiously : Xanax (alprazolam) can be used with narcotics with close physician management. The sedating properties of the medications are increased when used toge ... Read More
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