How can you tell the difference between liquid morphine syrup and liquid codeine syrup?
One has morphine, one has codeine. Taken orally morphine is some 20 times stronger than codeine (but the syrup will have less morphine per mL). Morphine can be more dangerous and addicitive in some ways but both are very similar. ...
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Is roxanol the same as morphine?
Yes Roxanol is the liquid form of Morphine Sulfate. You can only take it orally and it tastes like crap. Roxanol us ultra concentrated. 1ml has 20mg of Morphine in it. So becareful with it. As a nurse the usual dosage I give is 0.25-0.50 ml which is equal to 5-10mg of morphine. ...
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Is liquid morphine the same as morphine tablets?
Yes, the liquid is just easier for people to take who can't swallow pills. Or sometimes the liquid is prescribed to be used intravenously (shooting up with a needle.) The only people I have seen get the liquid though are people with a terminal illness (cancer, leukemia). ...
What are Methods to use morphine?
Morphine - a strong opioid There are lots of different preparations of morphine that can be given in different ways, including An 'immediate release' liquid or tablet that you take every 2 to 4 hours (like Roxanol, liquid morphine drops taken orally) 'Slow release' tablets, capsules or powders that you take every 12 or 24 hours A liquid that can be injected into a vein or given through a drip A liquid that can be given through a small needle under the...