What is Oramorph?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Morphine ER

Oramorph® is an international brand of morphine, an opiate drug used to treat moderate-severe pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 8 0
Pain 7 0
Muscle and joint pain 2 2
Abdominal cramps 1 0
Abdominal pain 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oramorph

Side effect Patients
Bitter taste 1
Dizziness 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1
Sleepiness 1
Spaced out 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Oramorph

Dosage Patients
1 tsp. four times daily 1
5 mg three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Oramorph

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Oramorph

Duration

Currently taking Oramorph

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Oramorph

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Oramorph

Jan 28, 2013 (Started Jan 18, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Usually prescribed as a certain number of millilitres every 4 hours or so - make sure you know how to measure this accurately (usually using a teaspoon, but teaspoons can vary in size). Ask your doctor or pharmacist
Cost: < $25 monthly

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