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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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Is expired morphine safe to use?

Expired morphine: In general expired medications still do work. In the real world (everything else but the usa) especially africa expired medications are used. As long as they are not expired by more than 12 mo. In the usa the fda and the lawyers will be after us if an expired med was given and you had a problem. ...Read more

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What medicine contains morphine?

What medicine contains morphine?

Morphine: Morphine is usually not in a combined medication. There is one significant exception and that is combination Morphine/Naltrexone. The latter blocks some of the effects of morphine, theoretically preventing addiction. ...Read more

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What medicine contains morphine?

Morphine: Morphine is usually not in a combined medication. There is one significant exception and that is combination Morphine/Naltrexone. The latter blocks some of the effects of morphine, theoretically preventing addiction. ...Read more

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80mg morphine daily. Is this safe?

80mg morphine daily. Is this safe?

Morphine dosage: That depends. If you have been on opiates - lortab, percocet, ect. I may be perfectly safe as long as it's given in divided doses - say three times a day where it totals 80mg. For someone who never takes opiates, to take 80 mg of morphine all at once could kill them by supressing respiration. This effect is amplified by alcohol, benzos and medicines like soma (carisoprodol). ...Read more

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What medications contain morphine?

Brand Names: Are MSContin, Avinza, (morphine) Kadian, Roxanol, to name a few. Codeine is metabolized to Morphine so it will generally be present in Urine Tox Screens. ...Read more

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What can morphine do for the dying?

Narcotic analgesic: Opioid analgesics are a group of both naturally occurring and synthetic compounds that have morphine-like activity. Narcotic analgesics are the most efficacious agents available for relief of pain. The "major" narcotic analgesics (morphine, oxycodone and meperidine) are indicated for moderate to severe pain. ...Read more

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What is similar to a morphine drip?

Continuous infusion: A morphine drip is a continuous morphine intravenous infusion. Pain medications such as morphine can be administered as an infusion to help with constant pain. In some cases, a patient controlled administraion infusion (PCA) system is used whereby you can safely administer yourself an extra dose when needed for severe pain. ...Read more

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What are common nicknames for morphine?

Morphine: There are none. Sometimes a reference is made to the actual morphine product eg Kadian, MS Contin etc.... ...Read more

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How do I make morphine fornebulization?

How do I make morphine fornebulization?

Get a pro: Morphine can be nebulized, but this needs to be set up by an experienced, skilled compounding pharmacist. Accidental overdose with lethal consequences can result from amateur attempts.
Prescription for this is possible in the hands of a skilled pain doc.
James dillard, md. ...Read more

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Mirapexin & morphine, is it okay to mix?

It is OK: This is very good combo for for RLS or parkinson. There is no drug interaction. However, prior taken any medication consult with your physician (past/present medical history and allergies, etc.) to prevent any drug accident. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: morphine?

Please describe the medication: morphine?

See below: 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 pain relief is needed. ...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 is morphine used now and in the 1930s?

Several reasons.: Morphine is used for pain (acute and chronic) and shortness of breath. It has always been used for pain, earlier on it was for sleep, and during the last decades it was considered a must give for chest pain patients. That has since changed.. Some people use it for entertainment purposes, but that is not the purpose as prescribed by a physician or legally prescribed in the United States. ...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 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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What did people use before morphine was invented?

Morphine: Morphine was never invented. It is natural in the poppy plant. People used the poppy plant extract for pain once it was discovered. ...Read more

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How long does it take for morphine et start to work?

How long does it take for morphine et start to work?

30-45 min: Usually this is the time frame for taking a pain medication to start providing relief if taken orally. ...Read more

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Why does taking morphine tablets make me itch a lot?

Why does taking morphine tablets make me itch a lot?

Itch: It produced some histamine. If it is helping ur pain try some Zyrtec (cetirizine) an antihistamine to possible control itching also in most folks it disappears after some time (month) ...Read more

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Why is crushed MST (morphine) dangerous for your health?

Morphine is a: Controlled substance because it is highly addictive. All controlled addictive substances are dangerous for your health and must be used with caution under a doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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How to stop withdrawls from morphine, other than taking some?

See your doctor.: Withdrawal from morphine is very uncomfortable, and can cause diarrhea, sweats, anxiety. There are medications that help with withdrawals, but they are also prescribed. ...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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I'm switching from hydro to morphine and very scared, any tips?

Share your fear: With your doctor. Ask your pharmacist what their thoughts on the medicine and the differences are. Consider joining a support group, or taking someone with you to your doctor session to have a second set of ears listening to what is being said. Sometimes it is too much to take in for one person. Consider addressing anxiety with a mental health professional, to discus at greater length. ...Read more

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Help please, what is morphine used for (i know pain but what kind)?

Help please, what is morphine used for (i know pain but what kind)?

Morphine: Narcotic analgesics are the most efficacious agents available for relief of pain. Morphine is "strong" or "major" narcotic analgesic which is indicated for moderate to severe pain. Because of concerns about tolerance, physical dependence and addiction, many health professionals are still reluctant to prescribe opioids for chronic pain.
Rec.: talk to your pcp for more information. ...Read more

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Can I ask a dr to give me a lethal dose of morphine to die in peace?

Need help: You probably should seek some counciling either from you medical provider or from a psychologist/psychiatrist to discuss why you feel like you do ...Read more

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Is there another pain medication that can be substituted for morphine?

Many: There are many pain medications that can be used instead of morphine. ...Read more

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Please explain what exactly is morphine used for, I know pain but what kind?

Pain...: Acute Pain, and Chronic Pain. Before for chest pain (heart attack) now it's controversial. Works for all types of pain in the body, less effective for neuropathic pain, but still effective. It is also used to treat shortness of breath. ...Read more