Morphine sulfate (Morphine Sulfate)
Morphine sulfate is a narcotic pain medicine used to relieve moderate to severe pain that is expected to last a short period of time, and pain that continues around-the-clock and is expected to last for a long period of time. This medication is available as an oral solution to be taken by mouth.
Morphine sulfate is a federally controlled substance because it has abuse potential.
Morphine sulfate has abuse potential. Mental and physical dependence can occur with the use of morphine sulfate when it is used improperly for long periods of time.
Keep morphine sulfate in a safe place away from children. Accidental use by a child is a medical emergency and can cause death. If a child accidentally takes morphine sulfate, get emergency help immediately.
Morphine sulfate can cause serious breathing problems that can become life-threatening, especially when it is used in the wrong way for long periods of time. Tell your doctor if you have any lung or breathing problems (such as asthma); your doctor will continuously monitor you.
Morphine sulfate can reduce your blood pressure. This is more likely to happen if you have certain heart problems, or are taking other medications that can reduce your blood pressure.
Morphine sulfate can impair your mental and physical abilities. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery, or do other dangerous activities until you know how morphine sulfate affects you. Also, do not drink alcohol or take other medications that can affect your brain (such as medications that make you drowsy or narcotic painkillers) while using morphine sulfate.