Morphine is recommended for the following conditions:
- Acute and chronic pain relief ranging from mild to severe
- Cough management
- Excessive shortness of breath in patients with lung cancer
- Pulmonary oedema treatment
- Diarrhoea treatment
Kapanol dosage recommendation:
- Because kapanol is a slow-release morphine, it is only necessary to take it a couple of times per day.
In patients who have never taken opioid medications, the typical initial dose of Kapanol is 40 mg every 24 hours or 20 mg every 12 hours. The dose will vary in patients who have previously been on opioid medication.
Kapanol’s Action: Morphine is an opioid medication. Opioids work on opioid receptors within the nervous system to alleviate pain. Morphine, in addition to relieving pain, reduces respiration and causes constipation.
Morphine sulfate is the generic name.
Kapanol is the product name.
Kapanol’s schedule is as follows: S8
Kapanol’s most common side effects include:
- Vomiting and Nausea
Dizziness and lightheadedness while transitioning from a mendacious to a standing role
Prolonged use causes constipation.
Uncommon Kapanol side effects include:
Heart rate acceleration or deceleration
Pain in the abdomen
Rigid muscle tissue