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ATC codes: N02AA01
EMLc
Indication
Opioids or related analgesicsĀ and agents affecting opioid receptors ICD11 code: XM2143992001
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core (EML)
(EMLc)
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg in 1 mL ampoule (sulfate OR hydrochloride)
EML status history
First added in 1987 (TRS 770)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic alternatives
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee endorsed the inclusion of morphine for preoperative and sedative use for short term procedures on the core list of the EMLc. The Subcommittee also suggested that a lower concentration preparation of morphine injection would be appropriate.