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Medicine For Astramorph Allergy
Not allergy: Since opiates such as morphine directly releases histamine from the body cells, a good % of the people may end up with itching and even hives from it. But this is a chemical and not a truly allergic reaction and is usually dose-dependent. Opiates can cause sedation, stomach upset, and constipation but these are not from being allergic. Thus most if not all reactions are not allergic in nature. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Dear 33-year-old: I keep seeing these questions from you. The definition of a morphine allergy is that you're allergic to morphine. In allergic response is a specific cascade of events that occurs when you've been sensitized to a certain chemical or protein. You can apply this answer to every other question you've asked about the definition of a blank allergy ...Read more
Can someone taking morphine sulfate test positive for fentanyl in a saliva drug test , although they have never taken fentanyl ever?
I take Morphine sulfate 200mg 3x a day. Had a routine saliva drug test. tested positive for fentanyl. Is this possible? Never had fentanyl ever?
Repeat lab test: Next step would be for lab to repeat test and check quality control results. ...Read more
If I took an opana ir ... but am prescribed oxycodone and morphine sulfate will a drug test be the same?
Confused: Can you please re-phrase this and re-submit. ...Read more
Morphine sulfate ER: This is usually taken as one tab every ( q) 12hrs. The best way to take this is to follow the explicit directions of the doctor who wrote the script for you. ...Read more
Death: It was not made to be injected and has impurities that should not be in your blood stream. Too much morphine in your blood stream will lead you to stop breathing and death. Iv morphine is made for injection. Drug abuse is a treatable problem, if that is the issue please ask for help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain relief/sedation: This is typically prescribed for relief of pain. However, significant sedation may occur. Stick to prescribed doses and follow all precautions. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
If someone is drunk and takes 3 capsules of morphine sulfate (each 60 mg), will this person be okay?
Not a good : idea without medical personnel around with life-saving equipment ...Read more
They can be: If prescribed to be taken together then yes, but Codeine (the narcotic in tylenol (acetaminophen) 3) is of low potency compared to morphine and will probably be of little benefit. If you were prescribed the tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for post dental procedure pain do not take it. You will probably violate the narcotic agreement with your pain physician and put your continued pain management in jeopardy. ...Read more