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Roxanol Allergy Signs
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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?
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
Can someone taking morphine sulfate 200mg 3x a day, test positive for fentanyl ,although they have never taken fentanyl?
120mg of morphine sulfate Kapanol SR l plus three 10 mg statics a day cheat take 30 mgs of morphine sulfate SR in a pill will a urine test show ?
In a urine test can it tell the difference if took 20 mg morphine sulfate SR in a capsule a 10 mg statics and a 30 mg morphine sulfate SR in a pill?
No : They are not that detailed. The drug test would be able to tell that you had taken narcotics though. Hope that helps. ...Read more