Active ingredients: morphine
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 29 MAY 2020: Morphine Sulfate Injection is indicated for the short-term management of severe pain for which other treatment options have failed, are contraindicated, not tolerated or are otherwise inappropriate to provide sufficient management of pain. Morphine Sulfate Injection may also be used as a pre-operative medication and as an analgesic adjunct in general anaesthesia.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Subcutaneous. This medicine is injected, usually with a short needle or pen-like device, into the fat just beneath the skin.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient morphine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems