What does contin stand for in ms contin?

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13 Jun 2011

Im not sure, if it even stands for anything. I noticed u listed in MS like multiple sclerosis. The MS Contin thi is just a brand name for morphine which is a narcotic pain med. the "MS" in MS Contin has no relevance 2 MS the neurological disorder... if thats y u were asking.

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jack b. Nimble 31 Dec 2011

The "MS"= morphine sulfate. Contin=continuous

13 Jun 2011

Hey Sixnineontime,

I always thought the MS stands for morphine sulfate while the contin refers to the fact that it is controlled release.

Lauire

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DzooBaby 15 Jun 2011

You are right Laurie! MS stands for morphine sulfate and the contin is continuous release.

13 Jun 2011

The CONTIN stands for Continueous. As in around the clock.

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