Is Sevredol a brand name?

Fast-acting tablets are known by the brand name Sevredol. Slow acting tablets are known by brand names MST Continus or Morphgesic SR. Slow acting capsules are also known as MXL or Zomorph.

What class of drug is Sevredol?


Type of medicine Also called
Belongs to a group of medicines known as analgesics (painkillers) Opioid pain reliever RA-Morph® m-Eslon SR® Sevredol® LA-Morph® Arrow-Morphine LA®

Is M-Eslon long acting?

Although KADIAN is meant for ONCE daily dosing, sometimes it is dosed more frequently. KADIAN, a 24 hour release long acting morphine capsule, has been added to formulary. It is different from other long acting morphine products. M-ESLON, for example, is a 12 hour release formulation.

How much morphine can I take for pain management?

For oral dosage form (tablets): For moderate to severe pain: Adults—15 to 30 milligrams (mg) every 4 hours as needed. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed.

Is Sevredol safe?

Hazardous and harmful use. Sevredol tablets contain the opioid morphine and is a potential drug of abuse, misuse and addiction. Addiction can occur in patients appropriately prescribed Sevredol tablets at recommended doses.

What is MXL drug?

1. What MXL capsules are and what they are used for. These capsules have been prescribed for you by your doctor to relieve severe pain over a period of 24 hours. They contain the active ingredient morphine which belongs to a group of medicines called strong analgesics or ‘painkillers’.

Is Kadian the same as M Eslon?

Convert and write a prescription for 12-hour sustained-release oral morphine brand name M- ESLON (same therapeutic dosage of KADIAN, but divided into 2 doses) o e.g., KADIAN 400 mg/day is equivalent to M-ESLON 200 mg BID • The first dose will be DAILY WITNESSED AND DISPENSED and the second dose may be a take- home …

Does Sevredol make you sleepy?

SEVREDOL tablets may cause drowsiness, dizziness, hallucinations, confusion, vision problems or may affect alertness. If you are affected, you should not drive or operate machinery. Discuss these effects with your doctor. Be careful if you are elderly, unwell or taking other medicines.

What is the composition of sevredol tablets?

1. Name of the medicinal product Sevredol tablets 10mg, 20 mg, 50 mg. 2. Qualitative and quantitative composition Excipient with known effect: Lactose, anhydrous. For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1. 3. Pharmaceutical form Film-coated tablet. Blue, film coated, capsule shaped, biconvex tablet, with a score line on one side.

When should sevredol tablets be taken after surgery?

Sevredol tablets should be used with caution pre-operatively and within the first 24 hours post-operatively. Sevredol tablets should also be used with caution following abdominal surgery as morphine impairs intestinal motility and should not be used until the physician is assured of normal bowel function.

Can I take sevredol tablets while breastfeeding?

Do not take Sevredol tablets while you are breastfeeding as morphine passes into breast milk and will affect your baby. Driving and using machines These tablets may cause a number of side effects such as drowsiness which could affect your ability to drive or use machinery (see section 4 for a full list of side effects).

What are the side effects of morphine and sevredol?

In normal doses, the commonest side effects of morphine are nausea, vomiting, constipation and drowsiness. With chronic therapy, nausea and vomiting are unusual with Sevredol tablets but should they occur the tablets can be readily combined with an anti-emetic if required.