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Morphine

Morphine Information

Morphine Benefits & Uses

Morphine is used to treat the following -

  1. Pain Primary
  2. टेट्रालजी ऑफ फैलो

Morphine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Morphine

Morphine

Morphine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Morphine is used -

  1. Dizziness Mild
  2. Sleepiness
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Lightheadedness
  5. Constipation Moderate
  6. Depression Moderate
  7. Confusion
  8. Euphoria
  9. Rash
  10. Abdominal Pain Mild
  11. Dry Mouth Mild
  12. Anxiety Mild

Morphine Related Warnings

Is the use of Morphine safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Morphine. It is best to stop taking Morphine immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Morphine safe during breastfeeding?

Morphine may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Morphine, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Morphine.

Moderate

What is the effect of Morphine on the Kidneys?

Morphine is not harmful for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Morphine on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Morphine on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Morphine on the Heart?

Morphine is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Morphine with Other Drugs

Morphine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cimetidine

Morphine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Morphine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Asthma
  2. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  3. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  4. Atrial Fibrillation
  5. Heart Disease
  6. Liver Disease
  7. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Morphine

Is this Morphine habit forming or addictive?

Morphine can be addictive. You should not take it without medical advice.

Yes

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Morphine, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Morphine can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Morphine only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Morphine for mental disorders.

No

Morphine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Morphine

Taking Morphine with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Morphine

Taking alcohol with Morphine can be dangerous.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

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  6. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Morphabond Er™ (morphine sulfate)