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Morphine Sulfate Tablet

General Information

Morphine Sulfate is indicated to relieve mild to moderate pain. This is a strong prescription pain medicine that has opioid or narcotic that is used to manage such pain. It is where an opioid treatment is appropriate and when other pain treatments like non-opioid pain drugs do not treat your pain well enough or you cannot tolerate them.

How does Morphine Sulfate Tablet work?

Morphine Sulfate acts on the same opioid receptors as our natural endorphins. It stops pain signals being sent by the nerves to the brain. This means that even though the cause of the pain may remain, less pain is felt.

Why use Morphine Sulfate Tablet?

Morphine Sulfate is a type of medicine known as an opioid analgesic or opiate. Opioid analgesics mimic the action of natural pain-reducing compounds called endorphins, which are produced in the brain and spinal cord. Morphine Sulfate is a prescription approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is supplied as an extended-release tablet for oral use. Each tablet is available in the strengths of 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 100 mg, and 200 mg.

How to use Morphine Sulfate Tablet?

The recommended dosage is based on your medical condition and response. This is to be taken exactly as it is prescribed. You should not take more or less than it is given by your doctor.

Morphine Sulfate is usually taken with or without a meal.  Take it by mouth as directed by your doctor. Swallow the medicine as a whole with a full glass of water. Remember to take it in the same way and at the same time each day. Do not suddenly stop taking Morphine Sulfate without consulting your doctor. Let your doctor know if your condition does not improve or if it gets worse.

What are the side effects of Morphine Sulfate Tablet?

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Sweating
  • Vomiting
  • Feeling uneasy
  • Trouble breathing

If these side effects continue or worsen, call your doctor right away.

Warnings and Precautions

  • Before taking Morphine Sulfate, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it. Tell also if you have any medical history or current medications.
  • If you are pregnant or planning o become pregnant, let your doctor know.
  • Do not breastfeed if you are taking this medication.
  • This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive or do anything that requires your alertness.
  • Keep this far from moisture and heat.