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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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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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What does it mean when a dr. Tells you that you do not have the brain receptacles to a drug because it will not have no effect on accident i took about 20 morphine pills i thought they were ibuprophen tabs, family rushed me to emergency room thinking i wa

That : That is not clear to me. There must have been a mis-communication. Morphine typically causes mental status changes and respiratory depression. If a patient is chronically on morphine, then it takes more of it to be toxic to the patient. So i wonder if the doctor meant that. ...Read more

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My wife crushed a morphine pill and used a diabetic needle and inserted into her abdomen and a small lump was present now big 2 wks later?

My wife crushed a morphine pill and used a diabetic needle and inserted into her abdomen and a small lump was present now big 2 wks later?

It is essentially: a foreign body. Her body could be trying to wall it off or she could have an infection. It sounds like her drug use is out of control. Please encourage her to have this lump evaluated and to get into a good detox program. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it OK to take morphine 30 pill wile pregnant I'm 10 weeks I HV bad back pain?

Is it OK to take morphine 30 pill wile pregnant I'm 10 weeks I HV bad back pain?

No: Not unless prescribed by or okayed by your obstetrician. Some opiates (usually methadone or buprenorphine) in cautious doses are safe in pregnancy to treat heroine or other illicit opiate addiction, but they do cross the placenta and can lead to sedation or withdrawal in a developing fetus if not dosed carefully and consistently. Opiates in most situations are unduly risky for pain in pregnancy. ...Read more

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3-4 hours after a 10mg pill of morphine, I got very strong pain in my back and upper abdomen. Omeprazole helped. Safe for me to keep taking morphine?

3-4 hours after a 10mg pill of morphine, I got very strong pain in my back and upper abdomen. Omeprazole helped. Safe for me to keep taking morphine?

Gallbladder.: It's possible you may have passed a gallstone or had muscle spasm at the sphincter of Oddi due to the morphine. If it happens again, your doctor may need to switch your medication. Have you previously had your gallbladder removed? This would be important to know. ...Read more

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What are other pain pill options if morphine isnt really helping me?

What are other pain pill options if morphine isnt really helping me?

Pain medications: I'm concerned that you take morphine at 27. What is prescribed would depend on the source of the pain. ...Read more