MS Contin

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MS Contin (morphine) is an opioid medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. MS Contin extended-release tablets are used to treat moderate to severe pain.

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MS Contin (morphine) is an opioid medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. MS Contin extended-release tablets are used to treat moderate to severe pain. MS Contin extended-release is for around-the-clock treatment of pain when other pain treatments, such as non-opioid pain medicines or immediate-release opioid medicines, do not treat the pain well enough or cannot be tolerated.

MS CONTIN (morphine sulfate extended-release tablets) is for oral use and contains morphine sulfate, an opioid agonist.

Each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients common to all strengths: cetostearyl alcohol, hydroxyethyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, talc and titanium dioxide.

The tablet strengths describe the amount of morphine per tablet as the pentahydrated sulfate salt (morphine sulfate).

The 15 mg tablets also contain: FD&C Blue No. 2, lactose, polysorbate 80

The 30 mg tablets also contain: D&C Red No. 7, FD&C Blue No. 1, lactose, polysorbate 80

The 60 mg tablets also contain: D&C Red No. 30, D&C Yellow No. 10, hydroxypropyl cellulose, lactose

The 100 mg tablets also contain: black iron oxide

The 200 mg tablets also contain: D&C Yellow No. 10, FD&C Blue No. 1, hydroxypropyl cellulose

Morphine sulfate is an odorless, white, crystalline powder with a bitter taste. It has a solubility of 1 in 21 parts of water and 1 in 1000 parts of alcohol, but is practically insoluble in chloroform or ether. The octanol:

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Quantity

100, 200, 50

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