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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 more
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
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
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
I take 4 tablets of 60 mg in the morning and 4 tablets of 60 mg in the evening morphine sulfate extended-release about 1 year. ... I feel good, I was?
High dose!: You don't mention your pain problem, but by this time it may count as chronic for which 15mg is a common dose. You take a lot more. Do you discuss it w/ your Dr from time to time? I'm glad you feel good. It may be time to cut back (slowly). Best! ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
No,: It is not, you would need to be monitored professionally or it could be lethal ...Read more
If someone is drunk and takes 3 capsules of morphine sulfate (each 60 mg), will this person be okay?
Not a good: Idea without medical personnel around with life-saving equipment ...Read more