... MORPHINE (MS Contin®, Oramorph®, Kadian®) relieves moderate to severe pain. Morphine may also be used to treat pain associated with cancer, heart attacks, sickle cell disease and other medical conditions. This type of morphine is for people who need pain medicine for more than a few days. These capsules and tablets are especially designed to release morphine over a period of time. Do not share this medicine with anyone else. Federal law prohibits the transfer of morphine to any person other than the patient for whom it was prescribed. Generic morphine sustained release tablets are available and capsules are not available. ...
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MS ContinĀ® is a time-released formulation of morphine, usually taken every eight hours for chronic pain. It is the brand name for morphine sulfate marketed by Purdue Pharma. It is available in tablet and liquid formulas in doses of 15mg, 30mg, 60mg, 100mg and 200mg. Due to its strength, it's typically prescribed to cancer patients and victims of severe but non-cognitive-damaging trauma. Like its more potent relative OxyContin, MS Contin has been the subject of pharmacy robberies.[1] It is c ...
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