Generic Name: MORPHINE - ORAL Pronounced: (MORE-feen) Morphine Oral Uses
See also Warning section.
This medication is used to help relieve moderate to severe
ongoing pain (such as due to cancer). Morphine belongs to a class of drugs
known as narcotic (opiate) analgesics. It works in the brain to change how your
body feels and responds to pain.
The higher strengths of this drug (more than 30 milligrams
per capsule) should be used only if you have been regularly taking moderate to
large amounts of narcotic pain medication. These strengths may cause overdose
(even death) if taken by a person who has not been regularly taking narcotic
Do not use the extended-release form of morphine to
relieve pain that is mild or that will go away in a few days. This medication
is not for occasional ("as needed") use.
How To Use Morphine Oral
Take this medication on a regular schedule as directed by
your doctor, not as needed for...
The ETHEX Corporation has announced a voluntary recall of a single lot of morphine sulfate 60 mg extended release tablets (Lot No. 91762) because a tablet that was twice as thick as it should have been was discovered. These oversized tablets could contain as much as double the amount of active morphine sulfate indicated on the label. The recalled lot was distributed under an “ETHEX” label between April 16th and April 27th of 2008. No other dosage strength, nor any other lot of the 60 mg strength is affected by this recall. The product is a white oval tablet with "60" on one side, and "E" on the reverse. If you take morphine sulfate tablets in the 60 mg extended release form, check your medication carefully. Opioids such as morphine have life-threatening consequences if overdosed. Those consequences can include respiratory depression (difficulty or lack of breathing), and low blood pressure. If you have any doubts about your medication, call your...
Definition Ibuprofen is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of this medication. See also: Pain medicine This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222. Alternative Names Advil overdose; Nuprin overdose; PediaProfen overdose; Rufen overdose; Motrin overdose Poisonous Ingredient Ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is sold over-the-counter and by prescription. Where Found Advil Medipren Midol Motrin Nuprin Pamprin IB PediaProfen Rufen Note: This list may not be all-inclusive.
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