Morphine Patch for Pain
Morphine is used in a variety of different situations, and there are various forms of morphine available. In particular, there are morphine tablets and capsules (long-acting forms), immediate-release forms (tablets and oral solution), an oral solution, and various different forms for injection. However, there is no morphine patch for pain relief available at this time.
Short-acting, immediate-release morphine comes only in generic form and is available in the following forms and strengths:
- Morphine sulfate 15 mg tablets
- Morphine sulfate 30 mg tablets
- Morphine sulfate oral solution 10 mg per 5 mL (10 mg per teaspoonful)
- Morphine sulfate oral solution 20 mg per 5 mL (20 mg per teaspoonful).
There are a number of different long-acting morphine tablets and capsules available, and there is also a variety of injectable morphine products available, including short-acting and long-acting injections.
(Click How Is Morphine Sulfate Supplied? for a more in-depth look at morphine products, including tablets, capsules, oral solution, and injections. This article also describes the strengths of morphine products that are available.)