Morphine works by affecting the receptors of the nervous system and results in sedation and pain relief. More on how morphine works in the body and nervous system here.
A vivid description of what it’s like to be addicted to morphine and get off it, from Liam Farrell… a former family doctor from Ireland and a recovering morphine addict.
Withdrawal from morphine symptoms can include malaise, depression, and restlessness. How can you address morphine withdrawal symptoms when they occur? More on morphine withdrawal symptoms and their treatment here.
Learn how to get help for morphine addiction, and how you can help someone with morphine addiction. Plus, what to expect during addiction treatment. More here.
How do you know if someone is addicted to morphine? Here, we explore the signs and symptoms of morphine addiction and its treatment.
Morphine addiction is both physical and psychological. Treatments include detox, the use of medications such as methadone, LAAM, buprenorphine and naltrexone, as well as behavioral interventions. More on how to treat morphine addiction here.
YES. Morphine is highly addictive. This is even the case when morphine is prescribed by a doctor. We review what morphine is made of and how you get addicted to morphine here.
Morphine stays in your system for a couple of days after use. More about morphine detection windows for blood, hair, and urine tests here. And how to know if you are taking too much morphine.