Use of sustained release oral morphine as a bridge in withdrawal of morphine in patients on high doses of oral immediate release morphine for cancer pain.

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According to World Health Organization (WHO), cancer pain can be controlled effectively with oral morphine in up to 90% of patients. Due to advancement in anticancer therapy and early presentation of cancer patients, the likelihood of cure is on an increasing trend. Awareness and education in the use of oral morphine, and easier regulations in procurement… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1049909109360409

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