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How long does it take for an overdose of morphine to affect the body and what are the effects?

How long does it take for an overdose of morphine to affect the body and what are the effects?

Morphin overdose: Morphin overdose can and wiil cause pinpoit pupils nausea, vomiting, constipation low BP and weak pulse difficulty breathing and res arrest drowsiness and coma bluish fingernails and lips how long it takes depends on the quantity injected or swalowed, and how long the person has been taking the drug, as patients who have taken for long time have tolerance for the drug. ...Read more

Morphine (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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How long does morphine stay in your system?

How long does morphine stay in your system?

See below : It depends on the formulation and delivery system but immediate release morphine gas a half time of 2-4 hours. Like all drugs it take 4 half lives to be eliminated so 8-16 hours. ...Read more

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How long does morphine come out of system?

How long does morphine come out of system?

Variable.: The elimination half life (or time required for the morphine to fall to half its previous value) is about two to four hours. Certain tests however can be very sensitive and detect small amounts of morhpine in the system for quite some time after this. ...Read more

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How long does it take morphine to wear off?

Pharm: Depending on the formulation of the morphine and your inherent metabolism, it can take anywhere from a few hours to a day for the analgesic effects of morphine to wear off. ...Read more

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How long does it take for morphine to wear off?

Depends on Type: It all depends on the type of morphine one is taking. There is an immediate release form (ir) and several extended release (er) forms (ms contin, kaidan, avinza, morphine cr). You can expect most ir formulation to last 4-6 hours. Depending on the patient's metabolism some last a little less or more. The er forms last any where from 12 -24 hours depending on the brand. ...Read more

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How long after taking morphine can it be detected all legal .

Morphine is excreted: in the urine within 48 hours of administration. Plasma half life is 4.5 h. It takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 4.5*6/24= 1.125 day. The Morphine will stay in your system for about 25 hours. Morphine is stored in fat, thus detectable for a long time after administration and even after a person has died. ...Read more

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How long does terminally ill person have morphine stay in the system?

Depends: It depends on the form it is given as (iv, oral, extended release oral) as well as the kidney function of the patient. For immediate release morphine the half life (time for body to clear half) is 2-4 hours. With normal kidney function that means the parent drug (not metabolite) is gone in 8-16 hours) if the kidneys are working. Longer to much longer if they are not. ...Read more