opium tincture

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GENERIC NAME: opium tincture


DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Opium tincture is an oral liquid medication used to control diarrhea. Opium tincture contains morphine which is an opioid pain reliever. Opioids can reduce gastrointestinal motility, propulsion, secretions, and increase gastrointestinal muscle tone. These effects help in controlling diarrhea. Opium tincture is a controlled substance.

PRESCRIBED FOR: Opium tincture is used for the treatment of diarrhea.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of opium tincture are:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/14/2015

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