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Can someone taking morphine sulfate test positive for fentanyl in a saliva drug test , although they have never taken fentanyl ever?
I take Morphine sulfate 200mg 3x a day. Had a routine saliva drug test. tested positive for fentanyl. Is this possible? Never had fentanyl ever?
Repeat lab test: Next step would be for lab to repeat test and check quality control results. ...Read more
If I took an opana ir ... but am prescribed oxycodone and morphine sulfate will a drug test be the same?
Confused: Can you please re-phrase this and re-submit. ...Read more
MS and methadone: I disagree. Both are potent narcotics that can activate the disease of addiction in susceptible patients. The physical withdrawal from Methadone is more prolonged than the withdrawal from morphone but they both can activate addiction. Methadone is used in substitution therapy for other opiate addictions because it gets across the blood-brain barrier more slowly and causes less euphoria & sedation. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Morphine treats pain: Roxanol (morphine sulfate) is a very potent narcotic prescribed for moderate to severe pain. It should ONLY be taken as prescribed by your physician. Used improperly it can cause addiction, slowed breathing, slow heart rate and even death. Follow the instructions your individual prescribing physician gave you to stay safe. ...Read more
Pain relief/sedation: This is typically prescribed for relief of pain. However, significant sedation may occur. Stick to prescribed doses and follow all precautions. ...Read more
2-3 hours: the dosing is usually every 4-6hrs or if sustained release, every 12 hours. ...Read more