Pain management A morphine with dextromethorphan, an NMDA receptor antagonist, for relieving severe CA pain Pros Faster onset of action, lasts 8 hrs. See Morphine.
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MorphiDex (morphine sulfate/dextromethorphan hydrobromide combination) in the treatment of chronic pain: three multicenter, randomized, double blind, controlled clinical trials fail to demonstrate enhanced opioid analgesia or reduction in tolerance.
As previously announced, a Phase III long-term, double-blind crossover study of 77 patients suffering chronic pain demonstrated that MorphiDex delivers equal analgesic activity at approximately one-half the narcotic dose of morphine.