Active Ingredient(s): Morphine
FDA Approved: * September 18, 1984
Pharm Company: * BAXTER HLTHCARE
Category: Pain Relief

Morphine is a pain medication of the opiate family that is found naturally in a dark brown, resinous form, from the poppy plant (Papaver somniferum). It can be taken orally, sublingually, via inhalation, the trans-dermal route, inter-anally as well as via injection (both subcutaneously as well as more commonly intravenously.[7][9] It acts directly on the central nervous system (CNS) to induce analgesia and alter perception and emotional response to pain. Physic... [wikipedia]

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