Information about Morphine

Morphine Uses

Morphine is used for moderate to severe pain.

How Morphine works

Morphine is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.

Common side effects of Morphine

Headache, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Nausea, Constipation
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Available Medicine for Morphine

MorcontinModi Mundi Pharma Pvt Ltd
34 to ₹612 variant(s)
MorconModi Mundi Pharma Pvt Ltd
261 variant(s)
MorphitroyTroikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
501 variant(s)
San MorfSandor Orthopedics
55 to ₹1102 variant(s)
Koxma TagWest-Coast Pharmaceutical Works Ltd
351 variant(s)
DuramorBiological E Ltd
30 to ₹552 variant(s)
VermorVerve Healthcare Ltd
24 to ₹1605 variant(s)

Expert advice for Morphine

  • Use Morphine as instructed by your doctor. Never take in greater amounts or more often than prescribed.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Morphine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Store opioid pain relievers in a safe place and out of reach of others.

Frequently asked questions for Morphine

Morphine

Q. Is there anything I need to be careful about while on therapy with Morphine?

Morphine may cause drowsiness and dizziness, especially in the beginning of the treatment. Do not drive or work with tools or machinery if your alertness is affected. It is not advisable to drink alcohol during treatment with this medicine as it might increase sleepiness.

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