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Help please, what is morphine used for (i know pain but what kind)?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Morphine: Narcotic analgesics are the most efficacious agents available for relief of pain. Morphine is "strong" or "major" narcotic analgesic which is indicated for moderate to severe pain. Because of concerns about tolerance, physical dependence and addiction, many health professionals are still reluctant to prescribe opioids for chronic pain. Rec.: talk to your pcp for more information.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Please explain what exactly is morphine used for, i know pain but what kind?

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Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Pain...: Acute Pain, and Chronic Pain. Before for chest pain (heart attack) now it's controversial. Works for all types of pain in the body, less effective for neuropathic pain, but still effective. it is also used to treat shortness of breath.

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