Active ingredients: morphine
What it is used for
Morphine hydrochloride is indicated for the relief of moderate to severe pain not responsive to non-opioid analgesics, symptomatic relief of severe and intractable pains of various categories, in terminal cancer patients and use as a pre-operative medication and as an analgesic adjunct in general anaesthesia.
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: Subcutaneous
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless to pale yellow solution in a yellow ampoule
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