Top
20
Doctor insights on: Astramorph

Share
Dr. Norman Cohen
42 doctors shared insights

Astramorph (Overview)

Astramorph/PF is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


Dr. Norman Cohen
42 doctors shared insights

Astramorph (Overview)

Astramorph/PF is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


2

2
What amount pain relief do you get from a astramorph (morphine) during labor?

What amount pain relief do you get from a astramorph (morphine) during labor?

Adequate: Its nice because you will have analgesia yet be able to push when the time arises. The baby will get negligible if any medication. Its not like general or a heavy sedating narcotic, it will take a lot of the edge off your contraction pains ...Read more

3

3
Is oxycontin addictive?

Is oxycontin addictive?

Oxycontin: Absolutely. There is no question....It is possible, even easy to get addicted to oxycontin. These drugs are intended for short term use because of their addictive qualities. ...Read more

4

4
Is norflex (orphenadrine) addicting?

Is norflex (orphenadrine) addicting?

Yes it may be: Is a muscle relaxant.It works by blocking nerve impulses that are sent to the brain. Norflex (orphenadrine) has euphoric effects. Therefore, potential addiction or habit-forming is a good possibility. The medicine should be used only by the person it was prescribed for. The mood elevating effects may occur even at therapeutic doses of the drug. ...Read more

5

5
What's better, hydrocodone 10/325 vs MS contin (morphine) 30mg?

What's better, hydrocodone 10/325 vs MS contin (morphine) 30mg?

Better?: Both medications are classified as opioid analgesics meaning they are derived from opium. Ms contin (morphine) is an extended release formulation indicated for constant, chronic pain. These medications should only be prescribed for severe pain. The longterm use of these medications is controversial and should be done under the direction of a qualified physician. ...Read more

6

6
Is atarax (hydroxyzine) addictive?

No: Even though it is an effective sedative, hypnotic, analgesic, and tranquilizer, it shares almost none of the abuse, dependence, addiction, and toxicity potential of other drugs used for the same range of therapeutic reasons. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
Is meloxicam 7.5mg addicting?

Is meloxicam 7.5mg addicting?

No: It is a nonsteroidal inflammatory drug and none of them are addicting. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Is cipralex addictive drug??

No: Not in the same sense as you would think of street drugs or some prescription pain medicines. However, it *is* possible to develop a kind of chemical dependence on it, such that suddenly stopping it might provoke symptoms of withdrawal or a relapse into depression. While not all professionals agree, one way of avoiding that that some take is a slow dose taper during drug discontinuation. ...Read more

11

11
Opana ER 20mg (oxymorphone) question on addictive effects?

Opana ER 20mg (oxymorphone) question on addictive effects?

Oxymorphone: Opana is an opioid. All opioids have the potential for addiction. Caution should be exercised when using these opioid medications. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
Is risperidone addictive?

No: It is not an addictive drug. However if you have been taking it regularly and then decide to just stop it abruptly, you my not feel good and may have a return of some of the symptoms that you took it for in the first place. ...Read more

13

13
Is vistaril (hydroxyzine) addictive?

Is vistaril (hydroxyzine) addictive?

No: Vistaril helps restless and anxiety through it's antihistamine activity, much like benadryl (diphenhydramine). It is not addictive, but if you are taking it several times daily you could find yourself having some withdrawal symptoms like runny nose. ...Read more

14

14
Is zolpidem tartrate addictive?

It can be: Long term use can lead to a dependance. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
3 doctors agreed:
15

15
Is gabapentin addictive drug?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
3 doctors agreed:
Is gabapentin addictive drug?

Neurontin (gabapentin): No, but sudden discontinuation is not advised. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
16

16
Is trazadone opiate?

Is trazadone opiate?

Not for pain: It is a relatively sedating serotonin blocking agent - a reuptake inhibitor and antagonist. Used most often for sleep - or rarely at lower does - for anxiety. Opiates have other uses but typically almost entirely for pain. ...Read more

18

18
Hycodan (hydrocodone) syrup order online?

Hycodan (hydrocodone) syrup order online?

Absolutly not!: You may hear that some narcotics can be purchased over the counter in mexico or canada but this is not the case in the us. And for good reason. Quality control. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
Is Suboxone (buprenorphine) derived from opium?

Is Suboxone (buprenorphine) derived from opium?

Suboxone: No it is not drive from opium , opium is a natural occurring plant that produces , among other things, heroin. Suboxone is a purely manufactured synthetic drug. It has a unique properties. It blocks certain opiate receptors and acts as a analgesic or pain medicine. It was first developed as a pain medicine but it's now used exclusively to stabilize people addicted to opiates. ...Read more

20

20
Please tell me, is viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) a good antidepressant?

Please tell me, is viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) a good antidepressant?

Yes: Viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) is a relatively new antidepressant, which in my practice, has shown to be very effective with minimal side effects. Time will tell if it is substantially different or better than most of the others on the market. ...Read more