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How to stop withdrawls from morphine,other than taking some?

How to stop withdrawls from morphine,other than taking some?

See your doctor.: Withdrawal from morphine is very uncomfortable, and can cause diarrhea, sweats, anxiety. There are medications that help with withdrawals, but they are also prescribed. ...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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Been on clonidine for 5 days to help off morphine. Do i wean off clonidine or just stop?

Been on clonidine for 5 days to help off morphine. Do i wean off clonidine or just stop?

Wean: Stopping Clonidine abruptly can result in "rebound hypertension" which means blood pressure can shoot up very high. Clonidine should always be tapered under a doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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I have fibromyalgia and arthritis and just found out I am pregnant. should I stop taking my Morphine ER? I can barely walk with my back pain right now

Affirmative: 32y pregnant has "arthritis, fibromyalgia", & uses Morphine; should consult Rheumatologist & Pain Management Physicians about alternative pain control. See Osteopath about low back pain generator. During pregnancy, hormone Relaxin loosens ligaments, especially in women w. benign Hypermobility Syndrome; sacroiliac joint, SIJ, can generate pain. Investigate SIJ belt to support pelvis. ...Read more

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What makes a person's gag reflexes stop working? When patient has been talking morphine and ativan (lorazepam) for alcoholic hepatitis.

What makes a person's gag reflexes stop working? When patient has been talking morphine and ativan (lorazepam) for alcoholic hepatitis.

It depends: Chronic alcohol dependency can damage every organ in the body (except the kidneys). That means, alcohol can damage the nerves responsible for the gag reflex, plus, strong opiates like morphine can inhibit the gag reflex. So, it is possible morphine can make an already bad situation worse, possibly resulting in aspiration pneumonitis. ...Read more

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How strong is a morphine pill?

Morphine: It's one of the strongest pain medicine in medical history with all it's pros and cons ...Read more

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Is expired morphine safe to use?

Expired morphine: In general expired medications still do work. In the real world (everything else but the usa) especially africa expired medications are used. As long as they are not expired by more than 12 mo. In the usa the fda and the lawyers will be after us if an expired med was given and you had a problem. ...Read more

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What medicine contains morphine?

What medicine contains morphine?

Morphine: Morphine is usually not in a combined medication. There is one significant exception and that is combination Morphine/Naltrexone. The latter blocks some of the effects of morphine, theoretically preventing addiction. ...Read more