Monday, October 21, 2013

TN not high on morphine for pain

Oral Morphine is a very useful pain killer?..
There is not much awareness on the benefits of oral morphine which is recommended for relief from severe pain in cancer patients and those with progressive diseases. Its use is surrounded by several misconceptions even among medical professionals, thus raising the need for creating awareness, say palliative care specialists.
Oral morphine is dispensed through the Drugs Controller only to licenced centres and quite a few pharmaceutical companies manufacture them ; oral morphine is cheaper compared to other drugs such as Buprenorphine and Fentanyl patches.
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