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Doctor insights on: Morphine Ocd

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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

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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Actiq and morphine patches help?

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?

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

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How can I overcome a morphine withdrawal?

How can I overcome a morphine withdrawal?

You can't really: Going through withdrawl is inevitable if you are exposed to certain chemicals. The most famous are tobacco, opiates valium-family and alcohol.Minimumizing the symptoms are possible, usually with medical help. Tapering down first so that the withdrawls are less helps. Hot baths, showers, massage for muscle pain. Otc diarrhea meds can decrease abdominal cramping and diarrhea.Quercetin can help. ...Read more

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Can a lowered dose of morphine cause nausea?

Can a lowered dose of morphine cause nausea?

Possibly: If the dose was lowered significantly then this could be a symptom of withdrawal. If it is this kind of effect the symptoms will only last a few days and should resolve. If no better then talk with you doc. ...Read more

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How much do actiq and morphine patches help?

How much do actiq and morphine patches help?

Treats pain: Both are strong narcotics. Morphine is long acting where actor is short acting. ...Read more

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Does avinza (morphine) work better than vic?

Does avinza (morphine) work better than vic?

It depends: When you say better, are you asking is it more powerful or stronger? Avinza (morphine) is Morphine Sulfate and vicodin is hydrocodone. Morphine is more potent. ...Read more

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Does bleeding occur after injecting morphine?

Does bleeding occur after injecting morphine?

BLEEDING/MORPHIN/INJ: No bleeding does not occur if you are injecting intrmuscular, it may or may not bleed if you inject intravenous. ...Read more

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Is morphine a vasodialator or vasoconstrictor?

Is morphine a vasodialator or vasoconstrictor?

Vasodilator: When injected into the veins, it acts as a general vasodilator through histamine modulated release of nitric oxide, among other mechanisms. ...Read more

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Oramorph..morphine sulphate, what is this for?

Pain/Recreation: Morphine is the primary form of narcotic pain medication. If misused, it can be used to get high. If used incorrectly, it can cause respiratory suppression and death or addiction. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 60mg morphine for migraines?

Is it safe to take 60mg morphine for migraines?

Shouldn't: Opioids, specially a large dose like the one you mention should not be used for the treatment of migraines specially since there are other non opioid medications that can be prescribed for this condition. Ask your doctor about other medications from the family of 'triptans' and a medication to take daily for prevention of migraines. ...Read more

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If i'm allergic to dilaudid can I take morphine?

If i'm allergic to dilaudid can I take morphine?

Maybe: Dilaudid and morphine are narcotics, but are different substances. It depends on the reactions you have with morphine. If it is a minor reactions like itchiness, you might be fine taking dilaudid. If it is a major reactions like anaphylactic reaction, you should not take dilaudid. Please talk to your doctor for more guidance. ...Read more

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Are morphine tabs more addictive than methadone?

Are morphine tabs more addictive than methadone?

Not necessarily.: The peak effect of immediate release morphine and sustained release morphine are different, so, for the addictive personality, the euphoric potential is different. When compared to methadone, only the sustained release formulation of morphine would theoretically be less addictive. The chronic use of either medication can lead to tolerance and dependence, both more common than addiction. ...Read more

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How long will roxanol (morphine) stay in the system?

How long will roxanol (morphine) stay in the system?

Oral morphine can : Vary in absorption, so it can effect duration of peak effect. We dose it every 4 hrs. It is usable by feeding tube, but fentanyl can be more steady dosed every 3 days. Long acting "continn" need insurance and a usable oral route. ...Read more