Morphine… Is it safe to use?

There are different Opioid medicines one of which is Morphine. Morphine is frequently used for the control of pain in Palliative care.

There are many myths about morphine. It is not addictive when used for pain. Morphine can be administered in the form of liquid, or tablets or by skin patch, as an injection or via a syringe driver. Morphine can only be prescribed by a medical doctor.

On referral the medico- nursing Hospice Team will guide and help in using Morphine or any other Opioid wisely and managing any side effects.