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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can you split a 15mg ms contin (morphine) tab in half if you want to wean down?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tapan Joshi
Pain Management 28 years experience
Yes: Yes or try to increase the duration fist in hours then in days.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
Pain Management 34 years experience
NO: Ms contin (morphine) is time-released. Splitting it is a bad idea.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

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