Avinza, MS Contin, MSIR
Moderate to severe pain when opioid analgesia is needed.
morphine sulfate is a direct agonist of the opiate receptors and blocks the transmission of pain signals to the brain.
Known opioid allergy, respiratory depression, severe or active asthma, paralytic ileus
Alcohol, other CNS depressants, anticholinergics, tricyclic antidepressants, phenothiazines, general anesthetics, skeletal muscle relaxants, cimetidine. Do not within two weeks of stopping MAOIs.
Constipation, somnolence, GI upset, headache, edema, rash, sweating, infection, fever, dry mouth, insomnia, paresthesia, anorexia, depression, dyspnea, respiratory depression, orthostatic hypotension, syncope, euphoria.
Morphine sulfate is a Class II drug (US) and subject to more scrict prescription guidelines.
Date of most recent Update
August 2, 2002
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