Morphine

Other Names

Duramorph ®, Roxanol ®, morphine sulfate (There may be other names for this medication.)

How Do I Take This Medication?

Morphine is available as a tablet or solution. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food or milk. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Why Am I Taking It?

Morphine is used to treat moderate to severe pain.

How Does It Work?

Morphine is an opioid (narcotic) analgesic. It works by decreasing the brain and nervous system’s response to pain.

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