M on one side and 4 on the other. small white pill. I was told this is morphine. is it?
25 Jun 2011
You can look at pictures of all the different kinds of morphine by going to:
There are 7 pages of photos and none of them have a M on one side and a 4 on the other so I don't think what you have is morphine.
Hope this helps,
25 Jun 2011
Pill imprint M 4 has been identified as Hydromorphone hydrochloride 4 mg.
Hydromorphone is used in the treatment of pain; cough; anesthetic adjunct and belongs to the drug class narcotic analgesics. Risk cannot be ruled out during pregnancy.
Hydromorphone 4 mg has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
Click on the link to view an image of the pill (see if it is the one you have):
- Morphine Information for Consumers
- Morphine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Morphine (detailed)
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