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What is the definition or description of: Morphine sulfate allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Morphine sulfate allergy?

Dear 33-year-old: I keep seeing these questions from you. The definition of a morphine allergy is that you're allergic to morphine. In allergic response is a specific cascade of events that occurs when you've been sensitized to a certain chemical or protein. You can apply this answer to every other question you've asked about the definition of a blank allergy ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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How does the strength of roxanol (morphine) compare to hydrocodone?

How does the strength of roxanol (morphine) compare to hydrocodone?

Depends: Roxanol is morphine. Hydrocodone and morphine are essentially the same when comparing strengths. Everyone responds differently to opioids therefore one may feel stronger or have more side effects than the other. ...Read more

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Is there any reason to withholding anti-emetics for pt on roxanol (morphine)?

Is there any reason to withholding anti-emetics for pt on roxanol (morphine)?

Nausea &: Vomiting may be caused by roxanol. Either suppository analgesic morphine, or switch to fentanyl can be better. Obsipation from the narcs is another cause of n&v. You need expert doctor/nurse pain management guidance. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the strength of roxanol (morphine) compared to hydrocodone?

No easy answer: Even in the modern immediate-release forms, morphine is poorly absorbed in many people, broken down by stomach acid/enzymes and taken out in "first pass" through the liver. Conventional wisdom is 5 mg of hydrocodone is equivalent to 7.5 mg of morphine orally, and 2.5 mg of morphine if given by injection. There is a lot of individual variation, and equivalency tables are often wrong and dangerous. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took roxanol (morphine) during pregnancy?

What would happen if I took roxanol (morphine) during pregnancy?

Roxanol (morphine): Roxanol (morphine) is Morphine Sulfate and should be reserved for the treatment of severe, acute pain. (broken bones, burns, etc) Its a Category C drug which means harm to the fetus can't be ruled out. If taken after the first trimester but not in the last 2 weeks, the baby is probably fine. If taken real late in pregnancy the baby can go through physical withdrawal problems. ...Read more

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Roxanol-what is the length of time it stays in your system?

Roxanol-what is the length of time it stays in your system?

Length of Time: The standard dose reults in a half-life of 1.5-4.5 hrs, with a duration of up to 7 hours, and reaches peak level after oral intake within 60 min. ...Read more

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Roxanol- what is the length of time it stays in your system?

Roxanol- what is the length of time it stays in your system?

If you want: To pass a drug screen test, speak to your doctor about alternatives for narcotic short acting, very addicting pain meds. You may lose your job, and how will you support yourself and your loved ones then? ...Read more

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How should someone use roxanol (morphine) for post op pain?

How should someone use roxanol (morphine) for post op pain?

Roxanol (morphine): You should use this as prescribed by the doctor who gave this to you. Follow the direction as indicated. If any issues arise call the doctor-do not make any changes unless instructed. ...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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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

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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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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

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How long does roxanol (morphine) stay in your system?

Variable: The half life is 3-5 hours. It will be detactable in your system for 24 hours. The metabolite is detectable longer. ...Read more

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For how long does roxanol (morphine) stay in the system?

Roxanol (morphine): Roxanol (morphine) is Morphine Sulfate has a half life of around 4 hours. By 24 hours it is effectively gone. ...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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What is the effect of taking morphine sulfate oral concentrate?

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

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Morphine sulfate 60mg and xanax, (alprazolam) is this okay to take?

Morphine sulfate 60mg and xanax, (alprazolam) is this okay to take?

Very cautiously: Xanax (alprazolam) can be used with narcotics with close physician management. The sedating properties of the medications are increased when used together and respiratory depression is increased. Use without doctor management can lead to death. ...Read more

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Roxanol (Definition)

Roxanol is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more