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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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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