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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