DepoDurActive Ingredient(s): Morphine
FDA Approved: * May 18, 2004
Pharm Company: * SKYEPHARMA
Category: Pain Relief
Morphine is a pain medication of the opiate family that is found naturally in a dark brown, resinous form, from the poppy plant (Papaver somniferum). It can be taken orally, sublingually, via inhalation, the trans-dermal route, inter-anally as well as via injection (both subcutaneously as well as more commonly intravenously. It acts directly on the central nervous system (CNS) to induce analgesia and alter perception and emotional response to pain. Physic... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.