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MORPHINE SUSTAINED-ACTION CAPSULE - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Kadian
Phonetic Pronunciation: (MORE-feen)
Information last revised May 2010

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See also Warning section. This medication is used to help relieve moderate to severe ongoing pain (such as due to cancer). Morphine belongs to a class of drugs known as narcotic (opiate) analgesics. It works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain. Do not use the sustained-action form of morphine to relieve pain that is mild or that will go away in a few days. This medication is not for occasional ("as needed") use.
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