Morphine (MS Contin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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What is the Generic Name for MS Contin?

morphine

What is the Trade Name for morphine?

MS Contin

What are the Indications of Morphine (MS Contin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

pain, pulmonary edema, MI

What are the Actions of Morphine (MS Contin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Binds to opiate receptors in the CNS and alters perception of pain while producing a general depression of the CNS.

What is the Therapeutic Class of Morphine (MS Contin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

opioid analgesic

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Morphine (MS Contin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

opioid agonist

What are the Nursing Considerations of Morphine (MS Contin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

  • may cause alterations in mentation, hypotension, constipation, nausea, vomiting
  • assess BP, pulse, and respiratory rate prior to administration and frequently during administration
  • use caution if patient is receiving MAO Inhibitors
  • Narcan (naloxone) is the antidote for opioid agonists

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