Brand name: Depodur TM
Active ingredients: morphine
What it is used for
For the relief of post-operative pain following major orthopaedic, abdominal, or pelvic surgery via the lumbar epidural route at a maximum recommended dose of 10 mg. Appropriate monitoring must be maintained for at least 48 hours - see PRECAUTIONS.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Epidural.
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- 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.
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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.
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