Tool to calculate estimated dose equivalences of oral morphine to other oral opioids

14 September 2021Use our tool to obtain approximate dose equivalences of oral morphine to other oral opioids and help you calculate an estimated equivalent dose

Switching between oral morphine and other oral opioids in adult palliative cancer care patients

14 September 2021Switching between morphine and alternative opioids requires care and thoughtful application of a stepped process

Safety in Lactation: Opioid analgesics

21 October 2020The evidence relating to the safe use of opioid analgesics in breastfeeding mothers is very variable between individual drugs. This group of drugs presents a…

What is serotonin syndrome and which medicines cause it?

22 May 2020This Medicines Q&A outlines the causes and symptoms of serotonin syndrome and provides examples of medicines with the potential to cause serotonin syndrome.  
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Lactation Safety Information

Tramadol, Morphine or other appropriate analgesic
No published evidence of safety
Infant monitoring advised, especially in young infants (see summary)
22 September 2020