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Doctor insights on: Morphine Drugged Parent And Caring For Child

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Does a ped doctor need consent from the parent to perform morhine treatment on a newborn and do they have to wait for meconium test results?

Does a ped doctor need consent from the parent to perform morhine treatment on a newborn and do they have to wait for meconium test results?

Parental consent: Parental (or custodial) consent is necessary for any treatment of a minor by any doctor or health care provider for any condition. ...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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I use 15 mg morphine or 10/325 Percocet/acetomiphin 4back pain from surgery. I am trying 2conceive my 2nd child, I'm 41. Will it hurt chances?

I use 15 mg morphine or 10/325 Percocet/acetomiphin 4back pain from surgery. I am trying 2conceive my 2nd child, I'm 41. Will it hurt chances?

Probably not: Opioids in general can affect various hormone levels. They could possibly affect the ability to conceive but the greatest risk would be neonatal abstinence syndrome if you continue on opioids while pregnant. I would recommend weaning off of opioids prior to becoming pregnant. ...Read more

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Are doctors/hospitals allowed to send a child with severe epileptic fits home with morphine to die?

Never heard of this: You are describing doctor/hospital assisted suicide, which, other than dr kevorkian, has never existed in the United States. A terminally ill child with on-going epilepsy would be kept within intensive care until stable, and if no hope, would be transferred to hospice care. There would not be this scenario in accredited facilities, with doctors licensed in america, at least currently. ...Read more

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What if I can't get off morphine sr can I still have a baby? I shouldn't even be alive. Pain meds barely treat my pain. I know baby have withdrawals but 4 how long? Cases where baby healthy?

What if I can't get off morphine sr can I still have a baby? I shouldn't even be alive. Pain meds barely treat my pain. I know baby have withdrawals but 4 how long? Cases where baby healthy?

Complex: Of course you can have a child, but approach to your addiction is multidisciplinary. Look for care at the major university, where your prenatal care can be coordinated with pain and addiction specialists. Talk to your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Which are the chances for my baby to develop my allergies? I'm allergic to several meds such as NSAIDs, morphine, aspirin, dust and some trees.

Which are the chances for my baby to develop my allergies? I'm allergic to several meds such as NSAIDs, morphine, aspirin, dust and some trees.

Genetic allergies: There is a hereditary component to allergies. If one parent has allergies, there is about a 50% chance that their child will also. That increases to about 75% in both parents have allergies. Other factors including environment and diet play a role also. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if my morphine sulfate 200mg tablets are safe for pregnancy if they will affect the baby developmentally my doctor wants to keep me on them for the 1st trimester in fear I will lose the baby. I've lost 2 pregnancies already.

I'm wondering if my morphine sulfate 200mg tablets are safe for pregnancy if they will affect the baby developmentally my doctor wants to keep me on them for the 1st trimester in fear I will lose the baby. I've lost 2 pregnancies already.

Hi morphine dose: Your infant will no doubt be born addicted and will have to be weaned off of morphine from birth. You are on a really high dose of morphine. It's not clear why. Both for your sake and the baby's try to detox as soon as possible. ...Read more

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How strong is a morphine pill?

How strong is a morphine pill?

Morphine: It's one of the strongest pain medicine in medical history with all it's pros and cons ...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 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 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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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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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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What is the morphine dose after 30mg cr?

MS-Contin dosage: If you are not opioid tolerant, the MS-Contin dosage is 15 mg orally every 8-12 hours. Always ask your physician about current and new medications. ...Read more

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Is morphine the most powerful pain killer?

Subjective: Narcotics like morphine are helpful for many types of pain - it does not necessarily mean they are the best choices for all subtypes of pain. Thus its difficult say what is exactly is the most powerful pain killer since everyone's response to different pain medications varies as does their exact mix of pain subtypes (i.e. Musculoskeletal pain vs nerve pain). ...Read more

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What are the side effects of morphine pills?

What are the side effects of morphine pills?

Many things: Addiction, stomach problem, respiratory difficulty, allergy, death among many other nasty effects. ...Read more

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Is 60mg of morphine equal to 60mg of oxycontin?

Is 60mg of morphine equal to 60mg of oxycontin?

No: The common conversion is that oxycodone is about one and a half times as strong as morphine. 150 mg of morphine would be expected to supply the same pain amelioration as 100 mg of oxycodone. ...Read more

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Is metamizole as strong as morphine or almost?

No: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID, similar to Advil (ibuprofen) or Aleeve. Metamizole rarely used today due to the possible side-effects. Ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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Is dilaudid the same as morphine? Please advise!

No: Dilaudid (also known as hydromorphone) is an opioid pain medication that is a man-made cousin of morphine (which comes from the opium poppy plant). It is much more potent on a milligram per milligram basis. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of using morphine at end of life?

End of life morphine: Morphine is used to make the dying patient more comfortable. It not only reduces pain but also reduces the "air hunger" associated with people dying from respiratory failure, a wonderful thing. ...Read more

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Does morphine relieve anxiety?

Does morphine relieve anxiety?

Morphine can lower: anxiety, but using it for that would be like killing a house fly with a cannon. Better anxiolytics are Ativan, Xanax, (alprazolam) Valium; although all of these can also be addicting. Morphine can actually increase anxiety, especially if you have an allergy to it, or to its nor-metabolites. Why are you anxious? Here's a reference:

http://www. Psychologyproductsandservices. Com/page2.html ...Read more

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Actiq and morphine patches help?

No & Maybe: Actiq shouldn't be used for non-cancer pain. Tolerance develops rapidly because of the rapid, intense effect. This results in the need for higher and higher doses over a very short time. This med is most appropriate for patients not expected to survive for more than several months as the med becomes less effective rapidly. Fentanyl patches may be more appropriate. See a pain specialist. ...Read more

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What is kadian (morphine) used for?

Kadian (morphine): This is morphine n a long acting form. It is used to moderate to severe long duration pain - you are expected to be on this medication for a long period of time. ...Read more

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Actiq and morphine patches help pain?

Morphine patches: There are no transdermal formulations of morphine currently available to my knowledge. Both morphine and Actiq (fentanyl) are potent opiates that can help moderate to severe pain when prescribed appropriately to the appropriate patients. ...Read more

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Could morphine work as an anxiolytic?

Indirectly.: Morphine treats pain and can treat the sensation of shortness of breath, it could also cause sleepiness. By eliminating the pain and shortness of breath, it could indirectly reduce anxiety. It is not given if anxiety is the only symptom. ...Read more

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What is a reversal agent for morphine?

Naloxone: Naloxone (brand name Narcan) is the emergency medication used to reverse opiate overdose. ...Read more

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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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Can liquid morphine cause appetite loss?

Can liquid morphine cause appetite loss?

Morphine side effect: Hello. Morphine can cause GI side effects like stomach pain, nausea, constipation, etc. Stomach pain and nausea alone would be enough to cause loss of appetite. Can make some patients so sleepy that they simply just forget to eat. Of course this is not good. This bad cycle catches up and manifests as wanted or unwanted weight loss. ...Read more