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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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Is the generic brand of darvocet n-100 equal to brand name?

Is the generic brand of darvocet n-100 equal to brand name?

Yes: All generics are equivalent to their brand name counterparts. The active chemical is exactly the same. Some people may react to some additives or fillers used in manufacturing the medicines - brand name or generic, but the medicine itself, it's efficacy, and safety are no different. Provided you get a legitimate medicine that has been authorized by the fda. ...Read more

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What is/are the brand name(s) for hydrocodone?

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What is/are the brand name(s) for hydrocodone?

Hydrocodone: Some are Vicodin, Norco, Lortabs, Lorcet, Tussionex, Zydone, etc. , all in combination with analgesics such as Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the generic drug name of potassium cyanide medicine?

Could you tell me what is the generic drug name of potassium cyanide medicine?

Poison: Potassium cyanide is the generic name and I'll bet you there is no brand name to it because it's an extremely deadly poison. James Bond may carry one in case he's captured by SPECTRE but don't you mess up with that. ...Read more

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What is the trade name for antithyroid drugs?

What is the trade name for antithyroid drugs?

Antithyroid: There are many products available. Have your doctor advise you and also discuss this with your pharmacist. Please only take FDA approved therapies. The pharmacist will be very helpful and maybe more so than your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to temporarily switch from brand-name drug to generic drug?

Almost always: it is safe, assuming generic med is made by a reputable company. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the equivalent of morphine to hydrocodone?

Depends: On many factors, including whether morphine is given by injection or by mouth, or whether in a long-acting or immediate-release short-acting form. In general, by mouth they are equipotent - 5 mg hydrocodone is equivalent to 5 mg morphine. If given by injection, it is about 1.7 mg morphine (about 3 times more potent) to 5 mg. Also depends onhow well liver and kidneys are working in some cases. ...Read more

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What is kadian (morphine) used for?

What is kadian (morphine) used for?

Kadian (morphine): This is morphine n a long acting form. It is used to moderate to severe long duration pain - you are expected to be on this medication for a long period of time. ...Read more

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Me and my friend are debating this but is morphine and dilaudid in the same drug class? Im ellerject to morphine so I would think they are different?

Yes, same group: Morphine, the prototype of opioid analgesics, is a full "pure" agonist of the mu receptor and so is dilaudid. ...Read more

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Exactly what drugs cause morphine to come up on a drug test?

Exactly what drugs cause morphine to come up on a drug test?

Drug tests: False positives can occur if using cough suppressants, antihistamines, some antibiotics, codeine, asthma medications, sinus medications, nyquil, phenergan, (promethazine) poppy seeds, ultram. ...Read more

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Why is opana ER 40mg a better drug than morphine?

Why is opana ER 40mg a better drug than morphine?

Better?: In terms of potency Opana er 40 mg is equal to about 120 mg of morphine. In general i find that the side effects from taking Opana er are seen less often than with morphine. Does that make it better? ...Read more

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Is tramadol a weaker pain reliever than morphine? And is tramadol a narcotic-like drug?

Is tramadol a weaker pain reliever than morphine? And is tramadol a narcotic-like drug?

Tramadol: Also named ultram, is similar to narcotic analgesics but weaker than morphine as far as its opioid receptors actions. ...Read more

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Is 60mg of morphine equal to 60mg of oxycontin?

Is 60mg of morphine equal to 60mg of oxycontin?

No: The common conversion is that oxycodone is about one and a half times as strong as morphine. 150 mg of morphine would be expected to supply the same pain amelioration as 100 mg of oxycodone. ...Read more

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Is dilaudid the same as morphine? Please advise!

No: Dilaudid (also known as hydromorphone) is an opioid pain medication that is a man-made cousin of morphine (which comes from the opium poppy plant). It is much more potent on a milligram per milligram basis. ...Read more

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Morphine induced pain asymbolia. Does it only last as long as the drug or can it be ongoing?

Pain asymbolia: Hello BharathJ, I had to look up the term "pain asymbolia". I am familiar with it by another name, "pain dissociation". It is commonly caused by brain injuries and strong pain medications including but not limited to morphine. Pain dissociation or having the sensation of pain without actually hurting, when it is caused by a drug usually returns to normal when the drug wears off. ...Read more

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Can the drug kadian (morphine) hurt me?

Can the drug kadian (morphine) hurt me?

Kadian (morphine) ABUSE: Yes it can if you abuse the drug, take it without doctors prescription, of the street, take more than the prescribed dose, you can overdose on it . It can cause severe side effects if you overdose, including coma and respiratory arrest it can cause opiate addiction and it can hurt you if you take it from the street kadian is a controlled drug has to be taken under medical supervision and by presciptio. ...Read more

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Is dilaudid the first drug of choice to use when someone is allergic to morphine?

Dilaudid: I would not say its the first choice - there are many other choices Dilaudid is just one of the options. ...Read more

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Would an epidural morphine show up in a drug screen?

Would an epidural morphine show up in a drug screen?

Drug screen: Really good question. Duramorph is morphine that is used in the epidural space. Typically a small amount is used (3-5mg), but it does distribute throughout the body. It is possible that a very sensitive drug screen could pick up morphing or its metabolites. ...Read more

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Morphine, codine and other drugs which don't work for me. Vascular insufficiency?

Morphine, codine and other drugs which don't work for me. Vascular insufficiency?

Huh?: If you have vascular insufficiency then getting that addressed will help with your pain which is why morphine and Codeine don't help since they don't increase vascular supply. ...Read more

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If Tramadol 100mg equates to 10mg of morphine, and oramorph 5ml the same. How come oramorph is considered stronger ?

Concentration.: I think you need to be careful with the concentration of the oramorph, since 5ml does not give any indication of the amount. If it is 10mg/5ml, then certainly that is equivalent to 10mg of morphine, and roughly equal to 100mg of Tramadol. Keep in mind, however, that different people get different results from any medication. There is no absolute "strength" when it comes to pain control. ...Read more

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Are MS contin and morphine the same?

Are MS contin and morphine the same?

Yes and no: It is the same narcotic but in different preparations. Ms contin is a continuous release, long acting version of morphine. ...Read more

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Would tylox (oxycodone and acetaminophen) and morphine work the same?

Would tylox (oxycodone and acetaminophen) and morphine work the same?

Yes: At equipotent dosages, they have the same potential to alleviate pain via their action at mu opioid receptors. Side effects may be different. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the equivalent of morphine to hydrocodone?

Depends: On many factors, including whether morphine is given by injection or by mouth, or whether in a long-acting or immediate-release short-acting form. In general, by mouth they are equipotent - 5 mg hydrocodone is equivalent to 5 mg morphine. If given by injection, it is about 1.7 mg morphine (about 3 times more potent) to 5 mg. Also depends onhow well liver and kidneys are working in some cases. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the drug kadian (morphine) to work well?

Kadian (morphine) howlong takes: Kadian (morphine) is a a long acting morphin and it should start working within few hours on the appropriate dose.It can be given every 12 hours in divided dose, or it can be given as one dose every 24 hours.It comes in various strength, 20, 30, 50, 60, 80 and 100 mgm. ...Read more