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Can you tell me how to properly use roxanol (morphine sulfate)?

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Dr. Paula Rawls
Anesthesiology 37 years experience
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. Used improperly it can cause addiction, slowed breathing, slow heart rate and even death. Follow the instructions your individual prescribing physician gave you to stay safe.
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