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WARNING: RISKS WITH NEURAXIAL ADMINISTRATION; LIFE-THREATENING RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION; RISK OF ADDICTION, ABUSE, AND MISUSE; NEONATAL OPIOID WITHDRAWAL SYNDROME; and RISKS FROM CONCOMITANT USE WITH BENZODIAZEPINES OR OTHER CNS DEPRESSANTS...

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1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Preservative-free morphine sulfate injection is indicated for:

  • the management of pain severe enough to require use of an opioid analgesic by intravenous administration, and for...
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2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

2.1 Important Dosage and Administration Instructions

Do Not Use Preservative-free morphine sulfate injection in Continuous...

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3 DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS

Injection: 5 mg/10 mL (0.5 mg/mL) Preservative-free fliptop vials

Injection: 10 mg/10 mL (1 mg/mL) Preservative-free fliptop vials

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4 CONTRAINDICATIONS

Preservative-free morphine sulfate injection is contraindicated in patients with:

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5 WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

5.1 Risks with Neuraxial Administration

Control of pain by neuraxial opioid delivery is always accompanied by considerable risk to the...

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6 ADVERSE REACTIONS

The following serious adverse reactions are described, or described in greater detail, in other sections:

  • Life-Threatening Respiratory Depression [see...
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7 DRUG INTERACTIONS

Table 1 includes clinically significant drug interactions with preservative-free morphine sulfate injection.

Table 1 Clinically Significant Drug Interactions with...
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8 USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

8.1 Pregnancy

Risk Summary

Prolonged use of opioid...

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9 DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

9.1 Controlled Substance

Preservative-free morphine sulfate injection contains morphine, a Schedule II controlled drug substance.

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10 OVERDOSAGE

Clinical Presentation

Acute overdose with preservative-free morphine sulfate injection can be manifested by respiratory...

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11 DESCRIPTION

Preservative-free morphine sulfate injection (morphine sulfate injection) is an opioid agonist, available as a sterile, nonpyrogenic isobaric solution of morphine sulfate in strengths of 0.5 mg or 1 mg...

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12 CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

12.1 Mechanism of Action

Morphine is a full opioid agonist and is relatively selective for the mu-opioid receptor, although it can bind to...

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13 NONCLINICAL TOXICOLOGY

13.1 Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility

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16 HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING

Preservative-free morphine sulfate injection (morphine sulfate injection, USP) is a preservative-free solution, available as 5 mg/10 mL (0.5 mg/mL) and 10 mg/10 mL (1 mg/mL), in vials,...

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17 PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION

Serotonin Syndrome

Inform patients that opioids could cause a rare but potentially life-threatening...

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