What is Morphine patch?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Morphine is an opiate drug used to treat moderate-severe pain. It is available in immediate action and extended release preparations for different delivery routes including liquid, tablets, injectable, and continuous pump infusion. Constipation is a common side effect of any opiate medication.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Morphine patch

Side effect Patients
Hot flashes 1
Itching 1
Itchy skin 1
Tiredness increased 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Morphine patch

Dosage Patients
10 mg daily 1
240 mcg daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Morphine patch

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Morphine patch and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Fentanyl (Actiq) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Morphine patch.