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Descriptions of Morphine

Morphine: A narcotic drug used in the treatment of pain.
Source: National Institute of Health

Morphine: An opiate alkaloid isolated from the plant Papaver somniferum and produced synthetically. Morphine binds to and activates specific opiate receptors (delta, mu and kappa), each of which are involved in controlling different brain functions. In the central nervous and gastrointestinal systems, this agent exhibits widespread effects including analgesia, anxiolysis, euphoria, sedation, respiratory depression, and gastrointestinal system smooth muscle contraction. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Morphine : principal and most active narcotic alkaloid of opium, having powerful analgesic action and some central stimulant action; abuse leads to dependence.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Morphine

Morphine: Narcotic pain relieving medication.

Count: Morphine is listed as a: treatment for 3 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

Morphine is a type of: Analgesics (174)

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List of Diseases with Morphine as a Treatment

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