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What is the definition or description of: Morphine sulfate allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Morphine sulfate allergy?

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

Morphine Sulfate Allergy (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Kadian (morphine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Kadian (morphine) allergy?

Morphine Allergy: Kadian is an extended-release form of morphine. Serious allergic reactions are not common. Sxs of an anaphylactic rxn could include: hives; difficulty breathing &/or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Duramorph (morphine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Duramorph (morphine) allergy?

Duramorph allergy: Duramorph (morphine) is an opiate analgesic. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Astramorph (morphine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Astramorph (morphine) 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

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Swab drug test how long does it take for cocaine and morphine sulfate to get out your system?

Swab drug test how long does it take for cocaine and morphine sulfate to get out your system?

8 days ; 8-12 days: Cocaine may be detected in urine and other body fluids through chromatography upto 8 days. Morphine sulfate may be detected upto 8-12 days. ...Read more

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Can someone taking morphine sulfate test positive for fentanyl in a saliva drug test, although they have never taken fentanyl ever?

Can someone taking morphine sulfate test positive for fentanyl in a saliva drug test, although they have never taken fentanyl ever?

Yes,: Both drugs in the same class (opioids) so they will both show up the same. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid and much stronger than morphine. When testing for Morphine, it will show positive for morphine metabolites or fentanyl. Take care. ...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 effect of taking morphine sulfate oral concentrate?

What is the effect of taking morphine sulfate oral concentrate?

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

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Morphine sulfate 60mg and xanax, (alprazolam) is this okay to take?

Morphine sulfate 60mg and xanax, (alprazolam) is this okay to take?

Very cautiously: Xanax (alprazolam) can be used with narcotics with close physician management. The sedating properties of the medications are increased when used together and respiratory depression is increased. Use without doctor management can lead to death. ...Read more

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What's the difference between morphine sulfate and oxycodone?

Little difference: These are both opioid medications used for moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone is a little stronger than morphine. The both work the same way. ...Read more

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Can an overdose of morphine sulfate ir cause permanent heart trouble?

Can an overdose of morphine sulfate ir cause permanent heart trouble?

Not directly: Morphine, in and of itself, is not toxic to the heart. In the past, it was a frequent part of anesthesia for heart surgery and is still standard treatment for myocardial infarction (heart attack). However, if the drug overdose led to reduced breathing and low oxygen levels for a prolonged period, the low oxygen levels may have caused injury to the heart. ...Read more

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When switching from 50mcg (every 72 hours) fentanyl patch to morphine sulfate er. - what dosage is equivalent? Roughly. Thank you :)

Great Questions: 50mcg is roughly equivalent to 120 mg a day of morphine. However, when switching most doctors will reduce by 50% because of incomplete cross tolerance. ...Read more

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Can the drug kadian (morphine) hurt me?

Can the drug kadian (morphine) hurt me?

Kadian (morphine) ABUSE: Yes it can if you abuse the drug, take it without doctors prescription, of the street, take more than the prescribed dose, you can overdose on it.
It can cause severe side effects if you overdose, including coma and respiratory arrest
it can cause opiate addiction and it can hurt you if you take it from the street
kadian is a controlled drug has to be taken under medical supervision and by presciptio. ...Read more

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How will morphine sulfate affect awake state?

Sleepy: All opioid analgesics have a tendancy to make one sleepy. ...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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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

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What is the best way of taking morphine sulfate er?

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

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What damage is there to injecting morphine sulfate tablets?

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 more

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Please tell me if it is safe to mix morphine sulfate with vicodin?

Please tell me if it is safe to mix morphine sulfate with vicodin?

No,: It is not, you would need to be monitored professionally or it could be lethal ...Read more

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How long does morphine sulfate stay in your urine if I had surgery?

HOW LONG MORPHINE/UR: Length of time any drug remains in the body and excreted in urine depends on many factors
amount and frequecy of use, body mass, metabolic rate
morphin may show in the urine from2 to 5 days. ...Read more

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Can someone taking morphine sulfate 200mg 3x a day, test positive for fentanyl, although they have never taken fentanyl?

No: In a blood sample you would see a distinction between fentanyl a synthetic narcotic and morphine. THey would read out morphine, fentanyl, sufentanyl etc.
In a urine test however it would read out opiate positive ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! Will morphine sulfate sr 30mg be taken with tynelol 3?

Need doctor's help! Will morphine sulfate sr 30mg be taken with tynelol 3?

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

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