A 28-year-old male asked:
Please describe the medication: morphine?
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
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Pain Management 27 years experience
See below: Morphine is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic.
Morphine is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Short-acting forumations are taken as needed for pain. Extended-release morphine is for use when around-the-clock pain relief is needed.
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Last updated Jan 14, 2020
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