morphine sulfate

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  1. morphine sulfate
    mechanism of action
    • alleviates pain by actng on pain receptors in brain,elevates pain threshold
    • depresses CVS,brainstem respiratory centers, and decress responsiveness to changes in PaC02
    • increases venous capacitance,vasodialtes arterioles, reducing preloand and afterload
    • Histamine release
  2. morphine sulfate
    indications and field use
    • analgesia,especially with burns,myocardial infarction, or renal colic
    • pulmonary edema (cardiogenic)
  3. morphine sulfate
    • respiratory depression
    • head injuries
    • elevated cranial pressure
    • asthma, relative
    • abdominal pain,relative
  4. morphine sulfate

    adverse reactions
    • CV:  brady or tachydysrhythmias, orthostatic hypotension
    • RESP: respiratory depression or arrest
    • CNS: excess sedation, seizures to coma and arrest, pupillary constriction
    • GI:  nausea and vomiting, GI spasm
    • DERM:  Histamine release may cause local urticaria
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morphine sulfate
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