What is the dosage for Morphine and the side effects?
Bolus- 0.05-0.2mg/kg/dose IV slow push, intramuscularly, subQ q 4 hours
Continuous- give loading dose 100-150-mg/kg over 1 hour followed by 10-20 mg/kg/hr
onset a few minutes after administration with peak around 20 minutes.
side effects- respiratory depression, hypotension, bradycardia, transcient hypertonia, ileus, delayed gastric emptying, urinary retention, tolerance and dependence, seizures