Morphine Oral Concentrate (20 mg / mL)
Name: Morphine Oral Concentrate (20 mg / mL)
- Morphine Oral Concentrate 20 mg / mL side effects
- Morphine Oral Concentrate 20 mg / mL drug
- Morphine Oral Concentrate 20 mg / mL action
- Morphine Oral Concentrate 20 mg / mL mg
- Morphine Oral Concentrate 20 mg / mL missed dose
- Morphine Oral Concentrate 20 mg / mL uses
- Morphine Oral Concentrate 20 mg / mL adverse effects
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Morphine Oral Concentrate?
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take morphine oral concentrate. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert until you see how this medicine affects you.
- To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. Be careful going up and down stairs.
- Do not take morphine oral concentrate with other strong pain drugs or if you are using a pain patch without talking to your doctor first.
- Have your blood work checked if you are on this medicine for a long time. Talk with your doctor.
- Do not take more than what your doctor told you to take. Taking more than you are told may raise your chance of very bad side effects.
- If you have been taking morphine oral concentrate for a long time or at high doses, it may not work as well and you may need higher doses to get the same effect. This is known as tolerance. Call your doctor if this medicine stops working well. Do not take more than ordered.
- If you have been taking morphine oral concentrate on a regular basis and you stop it all of a sudden, you may have signs of withdrawal. Do not stop taking this medicine all of a sudden without calling your doctor. Tell your doctor if you have any bad effects.
- Long-term use of an opioid drug like morphine oral concentrate may lead to lower sex hormone levels. This may lead to signs like change in sex ability in men, no menstrual period in women, lowered interest in sex, or fertility problems. Call your doctor if you have any of these signs.
- This medicine may raise the chance of seizures in some people, including people who have had seizures in the past. Talk to your doctor to see if you have a greater chance of seizures while taking this medicine.
- If you are 65 or older, use morphine oral concentrate with care. You could have more side effects.
- This medicine may cause harm to the unborn baby if you take it while you are pregnant. If you are pregnant or you get pregnant while taking this medicine, call your doctor right away.
How is this medicine (Morphine Oral Concentrate) best taken?
Use morphine oral concentrate (20 mg/mL) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
- Do not inject or snort this medicine. Doing any of these things can cause very bad side effects like trouble breathing and death from overdose.
- Measure liquid doses carefully.
- Only use the measuring device that comes with this liquid drug.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
- If you take morphine oral concentrate on a regular basis, take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Many times this medicine is taken on an as needed basis. Do not take more often than told by the doctor.
If OVERDOSE is suspected
If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
Consumer Information Use and Disclaimer
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- This medicine comes with an extra patient fact sheet called a Medication Guide. Read it with care. Read it again each time morphine oral concentrate is refilled. If you have any questions about this medicine, please talk with the doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take morphine oral concentrate or any other medicine. Only the healthcare provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for a specific patient. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to morphine oral concentrate. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from the healthcare provider. You must talk with the healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using this medicine.
Review Date: October 4, 2017