Morphine

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Anonymous
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2972
Filename:
Morphine
Updated:
2009-12-13 15:42:19
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Medications
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Morphine
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  1. What class is morphine?
    Narcotic analgesic
  2. What are the indications for Morphine?
    Pain, PE, anxiety
  3. What are the contraindications for Morphine?
    hypotension less than 100bp, undiagnosed head or abd pain (morhphine can mask some symptoms)
  4. What is the dosage of Morphine?
    2-10mg IVP, small fregquent doses to obtain desired effect
  5. What is the mechanism of action of Morphine?
    Alleviates pain through CNS action, suppresses fear and anxiety centers in the brain
  6. What is the duration of action for Morphine?
    Onset is immediately, durations 3-6hrs

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