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On oramorph 10mg oral solution for arthritis. Is it as strong as morphine?

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Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: i have been put on oramorph 10mg oral solution for arthritis is this the same as strong morphine as this scares me
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Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta 3 hours later
Hello,
Thanks for writing to us.

Oramorph contains morphine sulphate.10 mg oramorph is not so strong dose as addicts take.

I hope this answers your query. I will be available for further guidance if you needed.

Wishing you good health...
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Dr Saurabh Gupta.

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