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Can morphine be used to help breathing due to heart condition on a 97 year old man?

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LaurieShay 28 Nov 2013

I wouldn't think so as it can cause respiratory depression. I would consult physician before administering anything. Heart conditions are treated with other meds if in pain.

kaismama 28 Nov 2013

Morphine is used in respiratory problems, but usually in ones caused by problems in the lungs. You should talk to his dr. free discount card

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