MORPHINE SULFATE- morphine sulfate solution, concentrate 
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MEDICATION GUIDE

Morphine (mȯr-ˌfēn) Sulfate Oral Solution (CII)

Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution is:

  • A strong prescription pain medicine that contains an opioid (narcotic) that is used to manage short term (acute) and long term (chronic) pain.
  • Severe enough to require an opioid pain medicine, in people who are already regularly using opioid pain medicine, when other pain treatments such as non-opioid pain medicines do not treat your pain well enough, or you cannot tolerate them.
  • An opioid pain medicine that can put you at risk for overdose and death. Even if you take your dose correctly as prescribed you are at risk for opioid addiction, abuse, and misuse that can lead to death.

Important information about Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution:

  • Get emergency help right away if you take too much Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution (overdose). When you first start taking Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution, when your dose is changed, or if you take too much (overdose), serious or life-threatening breathing problems that can lead to death may occur.
  • Taking Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution with other opioid medicines, benzodiazepines, alcohol, or other central nervous system depressants (including street drugs) can cause severe drowsiness, decreased awareness, breathing problems, coma, and death. 
  • Never give anyone else your Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution.  They could die from taking it. Store Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution away from children and in a safe place to prevent stealing or abuse. Selling or giving away Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution is against the law.

Do not take Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution if you have:

  • severe asthma, trouble breathing, or other lung problems.
  • a bowel blockage or have narrowing of the stomach or intestines.
  • are allergic to morphine, morphine salts or any of the ingredients in Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution.

Before taking Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution, tell your healthcare provider if you have a history of:

  • head injury, seizures  
  • problems urinating
  • liver, kidney, thyroid problems
  • pancreas or gallbladder problems
  • abuse of street or prescription drugs, alcohol addiction, or mental health problems.

Tell your healthcare provider if you are:

  • pregnant or planning to become pregnant.  Prolonged use of Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution during pregnancy can cause withdrawal symptoms in your newborn baby that could be life-threatening if not recognized and treated.
  • breastfeeding.  Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution passes into breast milk and may harm your baby.
  • taking prescription or over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements. Taking Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution with certain other medicines can cause serious side effects that could lead to death.

When taking Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution:

  • Do not change your dose. Take Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Use the lowest dose possible for the shortest time needed. 
  • See the detailed Instructions for Use for information about how to take Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution.
  • Always use the enclosed calibrated oral syringe that comes with Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution to correctly measure your dose. Never use a household teaspoon or tablespoon to measure Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution.
  • Take your prescribed dose every 4 hours as needed.  Do not take more than your prescribed dose.  If you miss a dose, take your next dose at your usual time. 
  • Call your healthcare provider if the dose you are taking does not control your pain.
  • If you have been taking Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution regularly, do not stop taking Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution without talking to your healthcare provider.
  • After you stop taking Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution, flush the unused oral solution down the toilet.

While taking Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution DO NOT:

  • Drive or operate heavy machinery, until you know how Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution affects you.  Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution can make you sleepy, dizzy, or lightheaded.
  • Drink alcohol or use prescription or over-the-counter medicines that contain alcohol. Using products containing alcohol during treatment with Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution may cause you to overdose and die.

The possible side effects of Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution:

  • constipation, nausea, sleepiness, vomiting, tiredness, headache, dizziness, abdominal pain. Call your healthcare provider if you have any of these symptoms and they are severe.

Get emergency medical help if you have:

  • trouble breathing, shortness of breath, fast heartbeat, chest pain, swelling of your face, tongue, or throat, extreme drowsiness, light-headedness when changing positions, feeling faint, agitation, high body temperature, trouble walking, stiff muscles, or mental changes such as confusion.

These are not all the possible side effects of Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. For more information go to dailymed.nlm.nih.gov

Distributed by: Lannett Company, Inc., Philadelphia, PA 19154

www.lannett.com or call1-844-834-0530

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Issued: 12/2016

11-139

Revised: 12/2016
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