Morphine is a pain-relieving drug that acts directly upon the Central Nervous System. It is an opiate type naturally found substance in the bodies of several plants and animals. It helps to relieve both acute and chronic pain. Morphine is used commonly to reduce pain during labour. It can also help to reduce immense pain and discomfort due to myocardial infarction and even intolerable aches of cancer.
Morphine must be used with caution during pregnancy and breastfeeding as the drug is known to be excreted in human milk. Morphine can be injected directly into the vein (intravenous), or taken orally in the form of a tablet of solution.
Morphine also belongs to a class of drugs called narcotics, and the intake of morphine on a regular basis turns into an addiction. This leads to drug abuse which may cause immense health complications, and eventually death. You should also abstain from alcohol totally to avoid any kind of fatal complications.
Some common side effects include vomiting and persistent nausea with a dry mouth. Some adverse side effects include irregular menstrual periods, decreased sexual urge, dizziness, depression and opioid dependence. Completion of the dosage may increase certain withdrawal symptoms.
Is It safe with alcohol?Morcontin 10mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Morcontin 10mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Morcontin 10mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?Contraindicated in patients with moderate to severe impaired renal function.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Morphine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Morphine as ingredient
This medication affects the central nervous system directly and by blocking the pain signals to the brain reduces the pain felt.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
Zathrin Redimix Suspension
Pratham 200Mg/5Ml Rediuse Suspension
Azibig 200Mg Suspension
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