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Brand name: Anamorph TM

Active ingredients: morphine

What it is used for

Relief of severe pain (medical and surgical) where non-narcotic analgesics and other measures do not provide satisfactory relief. Except in patients with terminal conditions, use of Anamorph should be restricted to short-term administration.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Store in a Dry Place
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Round white flat bevelled edge tablet 5/16" diameter, scored on one side and marked with letter M above breakline and the numeral 30 below

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Food interactions

For the active ingredient morphine

  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Take with food.
  • To avoid constipation: increase your daily intake of fiber (beans, whole grains, vegetables).

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor.It is Schedule 8 : Controlled Drug.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on December 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

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

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