Managed Care

Blacks More Likely to Get Morphine for Cancer Pain

There’s nothing fundamentally wrong with morphine but, according Salimah H. Meghani, MD, one of the authors of a study tracking the drug’s use, morphine “has clinically relevant metabolites that may accumulate in the body in the presence of renal disease and cause patients to experience more side effects.” 


HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015