morphine sulfate

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mor·phine sul·fate (MS),

morphine used for formulation of tablets as well as solutions for parenteral, epidural, or intrathecal injection to relieve pain.

morphine sulfate

an opioid analgesic.
indications It is prescribed for relief of moderate to severe pain, including that from myocardial infarction and dyspnea caused by left heart failure, and as a preanesthetic.
contraindications Drug dependence or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are increased intracranial pressure, cardiovascular disturbances, respiratory depression, and drug dependence. Nausea, vomiting, constipation, and xerostomia are common.

mor·phine sul·fate

(mōr'fēn sŭl'fāt)
Agent used for formulation of tablets as well as solutions for parenteral, epidural, or intrathecal injection to relieve pain.

mor·phine sul·fate

(MS) (mōr'fēn sŭl'fāt)
Morphine used for parenteral, epidural, or intrathecal injection to relieve pain.

morphine sulfate,

n brand names: Duramorph PF, MS Contin, Roxanol;
drug class: narcotic analgesic (Controlled Substance Schedule II);
action: depresses pain impulse transmission at the central nervous system by interacting with opioid receptors;
use: severe pain.