What Are You Struggling With?

Morphine (MS Contin)

What is the Generic Name for MS Contin?


What is the Trade Name for Morphine?

MS Contin

What are the Indications of Morphine (MS Contin)?

  • Painpulmonary edema, MI
  • Pulmonary edema, MI

What are the Actions of Morphine (MS Contin)?

Binds to opiate receptors in the CNS and alters perception of pain while producing a general depression of the CNS. This depression also causes a decrease in the cough reflex and GI motility.

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

Opioid analgesic

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

Opioid agonist

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Date Published - Aug 6, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 10, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.