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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
30 years experience Anesthesiology
unsure of question: It sounds as if you were prescribed Morphine Sulfate in a max dose of 5mg a day by your physician. Please restate question if this is inaccurate.
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
5 mg: It is maximum dose.
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
None: There is no ceiling dose for morphine, as long as a patient tolerates it well and has no adverse side effects which includes increased pain, the morph ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
It causes : Sedation in many cases.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Sleepy: All opioid analgesics have a tendancy to make one sleepy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Both used widely: Both are excellent sustained release preparations of morphine. Avinza is a once a day product. Ms contin is used 2-3 times per day.
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chetan Patel
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: It depends if you are on narcotics and are narcotic tolerant, I have seen patients on morphine more than 100 mg three times a day.
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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Rawls
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Morphine treats pain: Roxanol (morphine sulfate) is a very potent narcotic prescribed for moderate to severe pain. It should ONLY be taken as prescribed by your physician. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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2-3 hours: the dosing is usually every 4-6hrs or if sustained release, every 12 hours.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
High dose!: You don't mention your pain problem, but by this time it may count as chronic for which 15mg is a common dose. You take a lot more. Do you discuss it ... Read More
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