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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.” 

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Medical Devices Summit Boston, MA February 19–20, 2015
3rd Annual Summit to Improve Adherence and Enhance Patient Engagement Philadelphia, PA March 9–10, 2015
Value-Added Solutions for Enhanced Customer Experience Philadelphia, PA March 9, 2015