TITLE

Morphine sulfate solution receives FDA approval

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Mar2010, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the morphine sulfate oral solution has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as pain relief medicine in opioid-tolerant patients. The drug will be available in 100 mg per 5 mL or 20 mg per 1 mL. The oral morphine will be used for moderate to severe, acute and chronic pain in those patients who are not able to swallow tablets. The oral medicine is often used in hospice care.
ACCESSION #
48747645

 

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