MSIR Withdrawal and Treatment

Learn about MSIR withdrawal symptoms, how long MSIR withdrawal symptoms last, and how MSIR withdrawal is treated.

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What is MSIR?

MSIR is an oral version of morphine. It is a narcotic pain reliever and prescription drug provided to manage moderate to severe pain. It is possible to become dependent on MSIR, so you may experience withdrawal symptoms when you try to stop taking it. MSIR withdrawal can be eased if you follow a proper treatment plan from a healthcare provider.

MSIR is a very effective analgesic, which is prescribed to patients who are experiencing a lot of pain, for example after an operation. It may also be given to people with chronic conditions to help manage their pain over a longer period of time. MSIR can interact negatively with a range of other drugs, so it is important to tell your physician about any other drugs you are taking. When you are on MSIR, you should also seek advice from your physician before starting up any other treatments.

Side Effects of MSIR

Side effects that may occur when taking MSIR may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Blurred vision
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Runny nose
  • Sleepiness
  • Hives
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Tiredness

You should report side effects like this your physician or healthcare professional as soon as they occur in order to get your dose adjusted, or to get advice on how to discontinue use and avoid MSIR withdrawal symptoms.

It is possible to develop a physical dependence to MSIR when using it for medical purposes because it is a very potent drug that acts on the central nervous system. You may notice that you experience withdrawal symptoms when you attempt to stop taking MSIR or take it less frequently. MSIR withdrawal symptoms such as stomach cramps, anxiety, and sweating can be reduced with a withdrawal treatment plan and medical advice.

MSIR Withdrawal Symptoms

When one suddenly stops taking MSIR after a period of prolonged use, they may experience withdrawal symptoms that can range from uncomfortable to severe and potentially life-threatening. In the case of MSIR and morphine, this condition is known as opioid withdrawal.The types of symptoms experienced during opioid withdrawal can vary greatly depending on the type of opioid misused, the dosage used, and how frequently the substance was used. 2 Overall, some common opioid withdrawal symptoms may include:

  • Dysphoric mood.
  • Nausea or vomiting.
  • Muscle aches.
  • Watery eyes.
  • Runny nose.
  • Sweating.
  • Dilated pupils.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Yawning.
  • Fever.
  • Insomnia.

Treatment for MSIR Withdrawal

Seeking help to overcome a dependency on MSIR, or any opioid pain medication may seem daunting, but it is a great first step at a new life. The nature of MSIR and the effect it has on the body make it easy for someone to develop dependence. This addiction can be treated successfully, and once it has been overcome, you will once again have control of your life.

How Long Does MSIR Detox Last?

The length of a detox program will depend on how long you have been taking MSIR and how much you have been taking. The recovery period can last anywhere from several days for mild addiction to several months for greater dependency. Techniques such as individual and group therapy sessions will be used, sometimes alongside holistic approaches like acupuncture. Help from resident professionals will be provided when needed, and staff will consult with you to discuss the course of treatment that will best suit you.

Withdrawal programs created by physicians for tapering the dose can last from several weeks to several months, depending on the individual circumstances of your dependency. It is important that you provide the physician with accurate information regarding your use of MSIR. This will help to ensure that the program is tailored to your needs, and it can make the MSIR withdrawal process easier.

How Long Do MSIR Withdrawals Last?

The length of a patient’s withdrawal timeline can last anywhere from 7 days to 2 or more weeks. This depends on how long the patient has been taking the medication as well as the severity of its abuse.

Slang and Street Names for MSIR

Street names for MSIR are usually those used for morphine, and may include:

  • Morphia.
  • Old cars.
  • Emma.
  • “M.”

Are There any Home Remedies for Getting Clean Safely?

While a healthy diet and drinking plenty of fluids are crucial to the withdrawal process, there is no home remedy or alternative medication strong enough to completely relieve symptoms during detoxification. Detoxing in a rehabilitation center with a detox program will provide patients with the physical and emotional support they need while detoxing. After the body has been properly detoxed, patients can begin researching their options for maintaining their recovery such as support groups and other programs.

MSIR Information at a Glance
Medication Name, Costs Class of Medicine
  • Generic Name: Morphine
  • Generic Name Variations: N/A
  • Chemical Name: Morphine sulfate
  • Brand Name: MSIR
  • Brand Name Variations: N/A
  • Cost/Price: Between $50 and $100
  • Used to Treat Addiction? No
  • Function or Use at Low Dose: Treatment of moderate pain
  • Function or Use at High Dose: Treatment of severe pain
  • Chemical Makeup: C17H19NO3
  • System: Opioid analgesic
  • Duration of Action: 6 to 8 hours
Form, Intake, and Dosage Interactions and Complications
  • Drug Forms: Solvent, Tablet
  • Administration Routes: Oral
  • Dosage: 10mg/5mL to 30mg/120mL or 15 mg to 30 mg
  • Overdose: An overdose is difficult to gauge since the medication can be prescribed for different amounts of pain
  • Alcohol Interaction: Increased depressive effects
  • Illicit Drugs: N/A
  • Prescription Medications: Increased depressive effects when taken with other CNS depressants
  • Contraindications: Severe bronchial asthma or hypercarbia
Effects and Adverse Reactions Substance Abuse
  • Short-Term: Drowsiness, dizziness, constipation, nausea, anxiety
  • Long-Term: Liver damage, a fatal overdose may occur
  • Risk of Substance Abuse: High
  • Signs of Abuse: Respiratory depression, breathing problems, mental cloudiness, increased sedation
Physiological Problem Signs and Symptoms Dependence and Addiction Issues
  • Withdrawal Syndrome Onset: 10 to 20 hours after the last dose
  • Withdrawal Symptoms: Shakiness, tremors, cold and flu-like symptoms, seizures
  • Tolerance: Users may develop tolerance
  • Cross Dependence: N/A
  • Physical Dependence: High possibility
  • Psychological Dependence: High possibility
Legal Schedules and Ratings
  • Controlled Substances Act Rating: Schedule II