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Dr. Norman Cohen
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Duramorph (Overview)

Duramorph is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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Can you tell me about post c-section: duramorph (morphine) or pca?

Can you tell me about post c-section: duramorph (morphine) or pca?

The first: Is morphine injected with epidural or spinal, lasts up to 24 hours, the latter injects intravenous morphine when you push a button with limits, both work equally well ...Read more

Dr. Norman Cohen
40 doctors shared insights

Duramorph (Overview)

Duramorph is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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Can you tell me about post c-section: duramorph (morphine) or pca?

The first: Is morphine injected with epidural or spinal, lasts up to 24 hours, the latter injects intravenous morphine when you push a button with limits, both work equally well ...Read more

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What is morphine sulfate 5 mg max dose a day?

None: There is no ceiling dose for morphine, as long as a patient tolerates it well and has no adverse side effects which includes increased pain, the morphine can be continually increased by a doctor. DO NOT increase the dose of morphine without consulting your doctor. It is not only dangerous, but could break the trust in your doctor-patient relationship. ...Read more

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Has anyone taking morphine sulfate or avinza 30mg cp24?

Both used widely: Both are excellent sustained release preparations of morphine. Avinza is a once a day product. Ms contin is used 2-3 times per day. ...Read more

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I was wondering is a 45-60mg dose of morphine sulfate safe?

I was wondering is a 45-60mg dose of morphine sulfate safe?

Speak with Doctor: This is not a place for dispensing information on what opiate pain medication is appropriate for you without actually knowing more about your medical history. As an aside, pain medication are rarely ever helpful in a long term situation with this pain. ...Read more

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What's the difference between morphine and morphine sulfate?

What's the difference between morphine and morphine sulfate?

Very little: From a chemistry perspective, morphine is an acidic drug. When drug companies manufacture it, they distribute it as a "salt." in the us, the most common salt form is morphine sulfate. Other common salt forms are morphine hydrochloride, morphine tartrate, and morphine citrate. In the body, the morphine is the active drug that binds to opiate receptors to reduce the perception of pain. ...Read more

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What is the max dose for morphine sulfate -30 mg- every day?

Depends: It depends if you are on narcotics and are narcotic tolerant, I have seen patients on morphine more than 100 mg three times a day. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more