Morphine (INN) (pronounced /ˈmɔrfiːn/) (MS Contin, MSIR, Avinza, Kadian, Oramorph, Roxanol) is an extremely potent opiate analgesic psychoactive drug, is the principal active ingredient in Papaver somniferum (opium poppy, or simply opium), is considered to be the prototypical opioid. In clinical medicine, morphine is regarded as the gold standard, or benchmark, of analgesics used to relieve severe or agonizing pain and suffering. Like other opioids, e.g. oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet, Percodan), hydromorphone (Dilaudid, Palladone), and diacetylmorphine (heroin), morphine acts directly on the central nervous system (CNS) to relieve pain. Morphine has a high potential for addiction; tolerance and both physical and psychological dependence develop rapidly.

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  1. link Ibboss
    Roxanol dry mouth
    extreme dry mouth.
    Ibboss- over a year ago - in Roxanol
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    Roxanol tis, cancer, roxanol, heart problems, google
    My mother is using this drug due to cancer. She gets .25 only when needed, not sure if tis is keeping her tired all day long.Please let me know if thi - 13% more...
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    roxanol
    My mother died recently of viral pneumonia. hy was she given roxanl her last day? What does it do to ease death?
    Jerri- over a year ago - in Roxanol
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    roxanol/morphine at death
    My mother recently died of viral pneumonia. Why was she given roxanol her last day?
    Jerri- over a year ago - in Roxanol
  5. link Mud45
    Side Effects of Roxanol
    My mother, who has cancer and just started hospice care at home, started taking Roxanol and became completely sedated. She cannot even lift her head u - 26% more...
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