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Can morphine be taken as a pain relief regiment after aortic valve replacement?

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kaismama 21 Dec 2014

Immediately after surgery. It should not be needed for a great length of time tho. It has to be used cautiously because of the risk of respiratory depression. It is up to the surgeon what is taken post op.

meme63 22 Dec 2014

I have respiratory issues so that is probably why my Dr, did not prescribe.
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balbanese 21 Dec 2014

If it is prescribed by the Surgeon and taken as directed yes.

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