Generic Name: MORPHINE SUPPOSITORY - RECTAL Pronounced: (MORE-feen) Morphine Rect Precautions
Before using morphine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if
you are allergic to it; or to other narcotic pain medications (e.g., codeine);
or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive
ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your
pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain
medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or
pharmacist if you have:
severe breathing problems (e.g., respiratory depression,
hypercarbia, asthma attack)
certain bowel diseases (e.g., paralytic ileus, infectious
intoxication with medications that depress the nervous system
or your breathing (CNS/respiratory depressants such as alcohol or
certain heart problems (e.g., irregular heartbeat, cor
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