Morphine

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Morphine
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2013-03-24 14:49:16
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Morphine
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  1. Morphine

    Class
    Narcotic - Schedule II
  2. Morphine

    Mechanism of Action
    • CNS depressant
    • Peripheral vasodilation
    • Decreased sensitivity to pain
    • Binds to opiate receptors in brain providing analgesia, sedation, and decreased myocardial oxygen demand
  3. Morphine

    Onset of Action
    Peak Effects
    Duration
    Half-Life
    • IV:
    • Immediate
    • 20 minutes
    • 2 - 7 hours
    • 1 - 7 hours

    • IM:
    • 15 - 30 minutes
    • 30 - 60 minutes
    • 2 - 7 hours
    • 1 - 7 hours
  4. Morphine

    Indications
    Severe pain with MI, kidney stones, etc.
  5. Morphine

    Contraindications
    • Head injury
    • Volume depletion
    • Undiagnosed ABD pain
    • Severe hypotension
    • Hypersensitivity to the med
  6. Morphine

    Precautions
    Respiratory depression (Narcan should be available)
  7. Morphine

    Side Effects
    • Dizziness
    • Altered LOC
    • Nausea / Vomiting
    • ABD cramps
    • Blurred vision
    • Constricted pupils
    • HA
  8. Morphine

    Adult Dose
    • 2 - 10 mg initial dose
    • Additional doses of 2 mg every few minutes until pain is relieved or respiratory depression occurs
  9. Morphine

    Pedi Dose
    0.1 - 0.2 mg/kg IV
  10. Morphine

    Max Dose
    Unknown
  11. Morphine

    Routes / How Supplied
    • IV
    • IM
    • Subcutaneous

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