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Doctor insights on: Morphine Sulfate Ir Vs Morphine Sulfate Er

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What is the best way of taking morphine sulfate er?

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

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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Taking 3 morphine sulfate 60 mg er for three weeks. How long does it take to get out of my system by October 24?

Hmmm.........: .....Seems you may have an impending drug test. I suggest you refrain from the use of controlled substances under those circumstances, and see your Dr for treatment alternatives. ...Read more

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If someone has taken about 3 morphine sulfate er 60 mg a day for about 2-3 weeks. How llong would it take to be totally out of their system by oct 13?

Short half life: Out of your system should not be a problem by Oct 13. In fact the half life is hours, not days. But, the addictive nature might be a problem w/ respect to w/drawal. Try to find medical guidance to help you stay off this type of drug. Best! ...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 :)

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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Which causes more breathing problems oxycodone or morphine sulfate er?

Which causes more breathing problems oxycodone or morphine sulfate er?

Both: Both can slow respiratory rate. It depends on the doses as to which will affect the rate more. ...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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What side effects will morphine sulfate have on someone using it at the end of their life?

The way to go there': S no choice. It may cause agitation, so typically we cocktail it with an anti anxiety med. ...Read more

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I weigh about 135 lbs. What would happen if i take morphine sulfate oral concentrate 20mg/1ml?

Morphine: It depends on a lot of things. Are you taking any other drugs? Its a bad idea to mix narcotics with say xanax (alprazolam) or valium or alcohol. How many ml are you prescribed to take? Even 2 mls could make you dizzy. You shouldn't drive or do other possibly dangerous things (like cook a pot of spagheti in boiling water.) Hopefully, your prescribing doc gave you instructions. ...Read more

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How long does immediate release morphine sulfate 30 mg to be oPersonalconcerns. ut of my urine if taken for three days twice daily?

MS IR: Medications take different times for different patients due to variations in metabolism, but roughly 24 hrs. The better question is how long will the metabolites which most doctors test for stay in you system. ...Read more

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What is stronger, morphine sulfate or methadone? I'm getting tolerant to 100mg of morphine 3x/day & need a break, hoping to find something equal.

What is stronger, morphine sulfate or methadone? I'm getting tolerant to 100mg of morphine 3x/day & need a break, hoping to find something equal.

Methadone vs. MS: Methadone is definitely stronger than the same dose of morphine, but to switch from one to another you need to talk to your doc about that. Methadone has been falling out of favor for pain purposes due to its short duration of analgesic effect and multiple side effects. ...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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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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