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A 37-year-old member asked:

Can taking morphine for a long period of time cause any health problems?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Yes taking morphine: for a long period of time can cause health problems since you can become addicted to it. Addictions are physiological illnesses which are very hard to treat. It is always advisable to discontinue use of potentially addictive substances as quickly as possible.
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Can taking morphine for a long period of time make you sick?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Yes taking morphine: for a long period of time can make you sick since you can become addicted to it. Addictions are physiological illnesses which are very hard to treat. It is always advisable to discontinue use of potentially addictive substances as quickly as possible.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated May 28, 2016

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