Morphine is used in a variety of different situations. As a result, morphine is supplied in a variety of different forms. In particular, morphine pills include immediate-release forms and long-acting tablets and capsules. There are also injectable forms of morphine available, as well as an oral solution.
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 variety of different long-acting morphine pills and capsules available, including Avinza, Kadian, MS Contin, and Oramorph SR.
There are also a variety of different 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 pills, including a detailed list of morphine products and the strengths available for each.)