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Morphine

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Opioid Adult

Morphine - Dosage and How to Use

How should Morphine be used?

Morphine is available as a syrup or sustained-release tablet formulation.
Take the exact dose of syrup or tablets as instructed by your doctor.
Take with food if stomach upset occurs, but be consistent when taking with or without food.
Do not crush, chew or dissolve sustained-release tablets, swallow whole.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

Syrup

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is too near the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your usual dosing time. Do not double the dose.

Sustained-release tablets

If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your usual dosing time. Do not make up for the missed dose or double the dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

If you overdose on this medicine, inform your doctor immediately.

Morphine - Additional Information

  • Updated on Friday, September 29, 2017
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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