Class Action Lawsuit Following Ethex Recall of Morphine and Other Drugs

A stockholder class action lawsuit has been filed against KV Pharmaceutical Company, the parent company of Ethex Corp., which has issued a series of recalls this year as a result of oversized tablets of morphine and other generic drugs.

The KV Pharmaceutical class action lawsuit was filed on December 2, 2008, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri on behalf of investors who purchased Class A Common Stock (NYSE: KV-A), Class B Common Stock (NYSE: KV-B) and 7% cumulative convertible Preferred Stock (Symbol: KVPHP) between February 15, 2008 and November 12, 2008.

Over 60% of the revenues for KV Pharmaceuticals come from Ethex, their generic drug making subsidiary.

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This year, a series of Ethex drug recalls have been issued due to manufacturing problems which allowed double strength tablets to be commercially released.

On June 10, 2008, one lot of 60 mg Morphine Sulfate Extended Release tablets were recalled when it was found that some of the pills sold since April 2008 were of double thickness and contained twice the appropriate amount of morphine. This could have led to a fatal morphine overdose. On June 16, 2008, another 64 lots were added to this morphine recall.

In October 2008, Ethex issued a recall for Dextroamphetamine Sulfate 5 mg tablets after discovering that three lots could contain tablets that were oversized.

In November 2008, another major Ethex recall was issued involving several different generic drugs that also could have contained up to double strength tablets, including Morphine Sulfate Extended Release Tablets (15mg), Isosorbide Mononitrate Extended Release Tablets (30mg and 60mg), Propafenone HCI Tablets (150mg, 225mg and 300mg), Morphine Sulfate Immediate Release Tablets (15mg and 30mg) and Dextroamphetamine Sulfate Tablets (10mg).

The investor class action lawsuit alleges that KV Pharmaceutical made false and misleading statements about their compliance with FDA regulations regarding the manufacture and marketing of generic drugs and failed to disclose that their manufacturing facilities were in disarray, resulting in the sale of unsafe drugs that may contain more than the intended levels of the active drug.

KV Pharmaceutical and Ethex Corporation also face potential liability from product liability lawsuits being pursued by users who suffered morphine overdose or other injuries caused by the double strength tablets that were sold.

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  • RandellMarch 4, 2017 at 5:32 am

    During this time my wife and I was taking these meds every month it got so bad with my wife the medication bound her up so bad that it clogged her up so bad the had to take and remove over large part of her large intestine to where it caused her to where a clostomy bag for six months but during this time it basically flipped her large intestine around her stomach which it what causedher to wear t[Show More]During this time my wife and I was taking these meds every month it got so bad with my wife the medication bound her up so bad that it clogged her up so bad the had to take and remove over large part of her large intestine to where it caused her to where a clostomy bag for six months but during this time it basically flipped her large intestine around her stomach which it what causedher to wear this clostomy bag .I had to change this gpbag twice a day and ended up catching a disease allied h ploria infection which they put me on anti biotics for it but it didn't work I got online and got this extra virgin pine nut oil which killed this infection it was from breathing and changing then having the bags bust open and getting all over myself and her but when they went back to due the reversal I believe they put the wire mesh to hold everything together which cause more problems then she ended up with lung cancer which finally took her out in two thousand fourteen. But I do believe this all was from the moraphie 60 mg and the 30 mg. Tablets she was getting I was on them as well but when I took them I would find myself nodding at stop lights and it was so bad I had my doctor's cut me down to 30 ext release I still don't them to be clogging me up I've have gained 40 LS in the last four years and been to the gasterolgist to be flushed out I still feel all block up and I'm on stool softener and I get to where that don't even work at times I go days without going and then I have to force myself this is not good and I know it is the coating n the meds and also I feel more sedated on these than normal I've been on them since I've been on disability since 2004 now it is 2017 something needs to be done or I'm going to end up like my wife . please help me these drugs are bad but they have me strung out on them I try to stop it the pain it is so back can't get anything that will stop the pain from my injuries I sustained at work !

  • RandellFebruary 16, 2017 at 3:43 am

    I've been on the morphine 60 MLG.and 30mlg. And ext release and 15 MLG.imediate release for 13 yrs and it has caused me lots of problems from heart problems blood problems to anxiety and depression to clotted blood now I'm on blood thinners the rest of my life and also I get the sweats and staying awake most of the times from aching leg semdrone I'm always moving or so depressed I don't want to do[Show More]I've been on the morphine 60 MLG.and 30mlg. And ext release and 15 MLG.imediate release for 13 yrs and it has caused me lots of problems from heart problems blood problems to anxiety and depression to clotted blood now I'm on blood thinners the rest of my life and also I get the sweats and staying awake most of the times from aching leg semdrone I'm always moving or so depressed I don't want to do anything I try to get off of them and that is a no go because of the pain from the injuries I have got from the work I've done my whole life but it is nothing from the pain in trying to go to the rest room it seems like I'm pushing my whole inside out I've been to the gasterrologist and had my system flushed out and I'll never be the same. I will have to go threw this the rest of my life .Once you get on this medication your never going to get off of it. No matter what you do you always come back to it then it just sticks to you intestinal walls forever and then your mood goes from happy to sad to depressed to got to keep moving then trying to get along with most people you might of just throw that out the window because your mood is never the same one minute your happy the next minute you just want to snap someone or just drive off the highest edge of the mountain. I blame it on this meds before all my surgeries i had I was a great person everybody loves me now I have no friends unless it is online now they can't see me or how long it takes me to settle down to write something or if i can settle down long enough to get along with my computer. Thank you Randell

  • JudyJune 24, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    Does anyone know if this medication or Toprol cause electrical problems in the heart? My husband has taken it and now has to have a pacemaker implant.

  • MikeJune 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm

    I had stroke like symptoms after a stent operation but only after i was given Metoprolol Succinate. I was an engineer and teacher and now lost all of my math and some of my ability to relearn. So I am on SAI..... They also gave me effient and plavix at the same time! I am diabetic. So with all of this said i was on a lot of things. Can some one help me?

  • NicoleApril 7, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    My husband was on Kadian for many years and now he's having problems with his stomach. His food can't digest like it use to, now it takes days for it to be out of him. Sometimes he has to spit his food out because he gags just at the thought of swallowing. I would like to know if there's something that can be done for the side effects of what the Kadian did to him? I'm not trying to make it sound [Show More]My husband was on Kadian for many years and now he's having problems with his stomach. His food can't digest like it use to, now it takes days for it to be out of him. Sometimes he has to spit his food out because he gags just at the thought of swallowing. I would like to know if there's something that can be done for the side effects of what the Kadian did to him? I'm not trying to make it sound like were out for just money, it's the fact that he's now stuck with this for the rest of his life. If anyone has information please email me so I can know if there's something I can do. His doctor at the time didn't tell us what side effects he would have if any. We had no clue he would be like this health wise.

  • DanielJuly 5, 2011 at 8:02 am

    got so sick when on the 100mg mourphine to this day I was sure i was going to die. The sick feeling made the flue seem like a cake walk

  • JoanneMarch 10, 2011 at 3:19 pm

    My father died 2/21/2011 from what I believe was morphine (Ethex 30mg). He was 88, but only issue was lower back pain. He went to the doctor 2/17/2011(Thurs) and was told by the doctor to keep doing what he had been doing, his blood work was great & I'll see you in six months. He was prescribed two 30 mg pills per day. He took them Friday, Sat & Sun. Monday morning 2/21/2011, he did n[Show More]My father died 2/21/2011 from what I believe was morphine (Ethex 30mg). He was 88, but only issue was lower back pain. He went to the doctor 2/17/2011(Thurs) and was told by the doctor to keep doing what he had been doing, his blood work was great & I'll see you in six months. He was prescribed two 30 mg pills per day. He took them Friday, Sat & Sun. Monday morning 2/21/2011, he did not wake up. I firmly believe the morphine shut down his respiratory system. This is a dangerous drug, especially for the elderly.

  • cherylNovember 18, 2010 at 6:01 pm

    my disabled son was put on 25mg metoprolol without any workups being done and no discloure whatever on the side effects of this drug. my son died 10 days later i witnessed vommitting,cold hand and feet,sweats and at the last his heart just stopped . all of these are side effects of this drug my son would be alive right now if he had not been placed on this drug! please I beg you get this off[Show More]my disabled son was put on 25mg metoprolol without any workups being done and no discloure whatever on the side effects of this drug. my son died 10 days later i witnessed vommitting,cold hand and feet,sweats and at the last his heart just stopped . all of these are side effects of this drug my son would be alive right now if he had not been placed on this drug! please I beg you get this off the market

  • sparky911November 1, 2010 at 8:15 pm

    I was on Kadian 20mg. I had been taking it for around 3 weeks, and started getting dizzy. I was afraid I had somehow overdosed, so I went to the ER. When I told them about this, they said that I didn't overdose, but they couldn't say why I was dizzy. Three days later I was back at the ER with stomach pain so bad, I can compare it to labor. They then thought that I had appendicitis so I had a [Show More]I was on Kadian 20mg. I had been taking it for around 3 weeks, and started getting dizzy. I was afraid I had somehow overdosed, so I went to the ER. When I told them about this, they said that I didn't overdose, but they couldn't say why I was dizzy. Three days later I was back at the ER with stomach pain so bad, I can compare it to labor. They then thought that I had appendicitis so I had a CT scan, the second in three days, and bloodwork run. It all came back that I had high LIPASE levels, so they admitted me to the hospital for two days. I ended up with swollen lymph nodes in my stomach and pancreatitis. THey said that it was from taking Kadian and I was to stop immediately. The day after I was released from the hospital, I was back again for the same reason, massive stomach pain. I was given yet another IV, meds for pain, an antiinflammatory, and sent home. I was never so sick of seeing an ER. I am thankful that I got to see my kids again, and things didn't get too out of control.

  • tracySeptember 11, 2010 at 8:17 pm

    i have been taking morphine 60 mg for abut a year and all was fine then I got my prescription filled at CVS Pharmacy and started getting sick one day later terrible stomach pains vomiting and sweating terribly. Something needs to be done.I'm going to do my part.708

  • larryAugust 18, 2010 at 8:04 pm

    my dad was on toprol 100mg a day then they put him on metroproti 100 mg a day he had a severe strok was paralyzed then he couldnt talk later he died..i think he was over medicated.

  • LeeMay 17, 2010 at 7:17 pm

    I had heart surgery in 03/2000 and had been taking Isosorbide Mononitrate Extended Release Tablets (30mg and 60mg), with no problems. In 2007 I began experiencing horrible headaches and difficulties in functioning. I truly thought I was having a stroke several times. In 2008 I received a letter from Target announcing the recall. I contacted the web site and received a check for $20 which I didn't[Show More]I had heart surgery in 03/2000 and had been taking Isosorbide Mononitrate Extended Release Tablets (30mg and 60mg), with no problems. In 2007 I began experiencing horrible headaches and difficulties in functioning. I truly thought I was having a stroke several times. In 2008 I received a letter from Target announcing the recall. I contacted the web site and received a check for $20 which I didn't cash.

  • CecileMay 7, 2010 at 2:07 pm

    My significant other was taking Metoprolol Succinate ER Tablets, and they were making him sick: very tired, weak, memory problems. He had suffered a major heart attack at age 40. He had 5 by-passes and an implanted defibrillator pacemaker. He complained to his primary care physician that the pills were making him feel lousy. He stopped taking them and recovered from the symptoms of the drug. [Show More]My significant other was taking Metoprolol Succinate ER Tablets, and they were making him sick: very tired, weak, memory problems. He had suffered a major heart attack at age 40. He had 5 by-passes and an implanted defibrillator pacemaker. He complained to his primary care physician that the pills were making him feel lousy. He stopped taking them and recovered from the symptoms of the drug. His cardiologist made him go pack on the Metoprolol. Within a matter of a few weeks, he suffered a major heart attack and died at age 59 while driving home from work. I have been reassured by KV that "following the recall, testing of all in-house Metoprolol Succinate and returned Metoprolol Succinate was conducted, and that the testing resulted in no oversized tablets being found." Well, I'm not totally sure that I believe this pharmaceutical giant...

  • LucyJanuary 28, 2010 at 3:54 am

    After my mother started taking those morphine pills, we noticed a major difference in her- sleeping all day, etc.. She was rushed to the hospital and ended up in the Intensive Care Unit with respiratory depression and was so close to dying from it, but the hospital was able to get her stable after a few days. She ended up dying anyway from an infection she got while in the hospital. She wouldn't h[Show More]After my mother started taking those morphine pills, we noticed a major difference in her- sleeping all day, etc.. She was rushed to the hospital and ended up in the Intensive Care Unit with respiratory depression and was so close to dying from it, but the hospital was able to get her stable after a few days. She ended up dying anyway from an infection she got while in the hospital. She wouldn't have been there in the first place if it wasn't for the bad pills. A month or so after she died, we got the letter from CVS about the pills. We are trying to figure out what law firms are working on the class action suit and haven't had any luck with the few I have contacted. They didn't know who was working on it either. Anyone out there know any of the law firms working on this? Thank you.

  • PattiNovember 15, 2009 at 6:51 pm

    I am reading all of these comments and crying because some of the stories are the exact same as mine. My best friend int the world, my father died in his sleep on January 14, 2008. In the summer I received a letter from CVS stating that he had a prescription for Ethex Morphine... This is SO horrible... My heart goes out to everyone that is suffering from this!

  • DeborahSeptember 4, 2009 at 3:59 am

    My husband was given kadian for neurophty leg pain due to diaibetes. Four days after taking it he died at home of heart failer. He was only 50 years old. Beware of this. I have always thought this med did it.

  • DOLORESAugust 14, 2009 at 11:06 pm

    OUR DAD ALSO DIED OF AN OVERDOSE DUE TO THOSE MORPHINE 60 MILIGRAMS THAT WERE PERSCRIBED TO HIM, JUNE 12 THEY GAVE US A PERSCRIPTION OF 12 PILLS. THEY HAD TO ORDER MORE PILLS SO WE ASKED IF THEY COULD GIVE US SMALLER PILLS BECAUSE THESE WERE TO BIG.MY DAD NEVER GOT A CHANCE TO GET THOSE 45 MORPHINE PILLS BECAUSE THEY CAME JUNE 14 SAT FROM FED EX DELIVERY, HE WAS IN A COMA HE NEVER RECOVERED HE DIE[Show More]OUR DAD ALSO DIED OF AN OVERDOSE DUE TO THOSE MORPHINE 60 MILIGRAMS THAT WERE PERSCRIBED TO HIM, JUNE 12 THEY GAVE US A PERSCRIPTION OF 12 PILLS. THEY HAD TO ORDER MORE PILLS SO WE ASKED IF THEY COULD GIVE US SMALLER PILLS BECAUSE THESE WERE TO BIG.MY DAD NEVER GOT A CHANCE TO GET THOSE 45 MORPHINE PILLS BECAUSE THEY CAME JUNE 14 SAT FROM FED EX DELIVERY, HE WAS IN A COMA HE NEVER RECOVERED HE DIED JUNE 15 ON FATHERS DAY. ALL WE WE EVER WANTED WAS TO FIND OUT THE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED , A FEW DAYS AFTER MY DAD DIED WE RECIEVED A RECALL LETTER FROM THE CVS PHARMACY STATING THAT THE PILLS THAT WERE GIVEN TO MY DAD WERE RECALLED.

  • anitaJune 14, 2009 at 10:33 pm

    i have been taking kadiam 30mg for 4 or5 yrs than this year 2009 i stararted having trouble breathing counldnot concentrated i felt like i was having a nevours break down breaking out in major sweats swelling really bad i also have a morphine pump that had morphine in it i was be sent to doctor to doctor emergency rooms hospital i was getting sicker and sicker they say i have sleep apea i was s[Show More]i have been taking kadiam 30mg for 4 or5 yrs than this year 2009 i stararted having trouble breathing counldnot concentrated i felt like i was having a nevours break down breaking out in major sweats swelling really bad i also have a morphine pump that had morphine in it i was be sent to doctor to doctor emergency rooms hospital i was getting sicker and sicker they say i have sleep apea i was so very sick and finianlly they pulled it off the market and my pump has a different medication in it im still in pain but i have been through hell with yhis medicine anita june 14 2009

  • BetteMay 27, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    I was on Toprol XL and when I was switched to metoprolol I had very serious side effects. I had constant headaches, was weak and tired all the time and after nearly fainting twice I spent a day in the emergency room and had to wear a heart monitor for 3 weeks. No heart problems were discovered and then I heard about the recall of metoprolol. Since going back on Toprol XL I have had no problems.

  • RaquelMay 12, 2009 at 2:34 pm

    My brother in law received two letters stating that my sister received pills from one of the batches of morphine from ethex that were double in strength. He recived those letters aroun Summer 2008 and they were addressed to my Sister! My sister passed away in her sleep on January 26th 2008. She was only 36 years old! what is being done about this?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!!?

  • MichaelMay 2, 2009 at 2:38 pm

    I got very constipated, and sick, then a month later, got the letter. I called and they gave me $1,000.00. A month ago I had the same problem, but worse. I am inbetween a rock and a hard place. I applied for new insurance 2 months ago. I called to see a new primary doc. and got an appointment for next week. I couldn't breethe last night and almost called 911. I don't know what to do...

  • KimFebruary 20, 2009 at 11:29 pm

    MY SISTER DIED FROM THIS ETHEX MORPHINE ON JUNE 6,2008....PLEASE DO SOMETHING ABOUT THIS IF YOU HAVE HAD ANY FORM OF REACTION OR INJURY FROM....GET A LAWYER NOW!

  • CindyFebruary 19, 2009 at 3:37 pm

    I was taking Morphine sulfate ER and IR during a 6 month peirod. I had a spinal fusion done. I did tolerate the morphine with no problem, until I starting to feel like I was coming out of my skin. It was difficult to breath and was having palpatations. It wasn't until I received the recall letter from my pharmacy that it was apparent that I was going through withdraw due to the higher dosage of[Show More]I was taking Morphine sulfate ER and IR during a 6 month peirod. I had a spinal fusion done. I did tolerate the morphine with no problem, until I starting to feel like I was coming out of my skin. It was difficult to breath and was having palpatations. It wasn't until I received the recall letter from my pharmacy that it was apparent that I was going through withdraw due to the higher dosage of morphine. I have been through alot and can handle the worst of things. Because fortunately I did not have long or permanent damage, including dying. There is nothing I can do. It is very frustrating putting your life into drug companies and having you life in jeopardy. It was a very frightening experience. But unfortunately the drug company will not be held liable in my case.

  • AbbyFebruary 17, 2009 at 12:54 pm

    I took Morphine Sulfate IR tablets, 15 mg after outpatient surgery on 9/30/09. Almost immediately I began having symptoms of depressed breathing and rapid heart rate that sent me to the ER. I immediately stopped taking the morphine on the advice of the doctors and my symptoms resolved. I was subsquently sent a letter from my pharmacy indicating that there had been a recall of the lot of morphin[Show More]I took Morphine Sulfate IR tablets, 15 mg after outpatient surgery on 9/30/09. Almost immediately I began having symptoms of depressed breathing and rapid heart rate that sent me to the ER. I immediately stopped taking the morphine on the advice of the doctors and my symptoms resolved. I was subsquently sent a letter from my pharmacy indicating that there had been a recall of the lot of morphine I had been prescribed.

  • TomFebruary 15, 2009 at 9:26 am

    Kadian morphine sulfate (in capsules only) is from a different manufacturer. Don't try to jump on the lawyer based class action suit, please. It only makes for high prescript. costs for the rest of us. Yes, Ethex has a problem but it's only for certain drugs and no one needs to panic except those specifically affected. I work for a wholesaler drug distribution center and we care about what drugs w[Show More]Kadian morphine sulfate (in capsules only) is from a different manufacturer. Don't try to jump on the lawyer based class action suit, please. It only makes for high prescript. costs for the rest of us. Yes, Ethex has a problem but it's only for certain drugs and no one needs to panic except those specifically affected. I work for a wholesaler drug distribution center and we care about what drugs we send on to consumers. We pull the items off the shelf immediately when there is a recall. You might have to pay more for the brand names in the meantime because Mallinkrodt, the leader in generics has put a limit on these items due to the recall from Ethex. That is why you can't get what you want from the pharmacies or hospitals. You can ask your pharmacy for the brand name in the meantime.

  • cheriFebruary 11, 2009 at 11:11 pm

    April 3rd of 2008 I almost died due to a morphine recall I'm having a hard time finding help with a class action lawsuit

  • RuthFebruary 9, 2009 at 9:06 pm

    I have been on Toprol ER for highblood pressure for about 4 years. When the generic metoprolol ER was available my Doctor switched me over to the generic. I have had a great deal of hair loss this last year. Is this one of the side effects? I have an appointment with my dermatologist. Hopefully I can get some answers.

  • eileenFebruary 3, 2009 at 8:32 pm

    i nearly died from the bad pills.i was rushed in an ambulance and was told if i didnt get there when i did i would have died. my liver started to fail and i had a lot of trouble. i need a lawyer and i would love to get into a class action

  • omarJanuary 31, 2009 at 2:38 am

    i was taking metoprolol xl for my heart condition made by ethex and last year i had to have a pace maker cuz my heart rate was down to 36 i wonder if this medicine has something to do with that

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  • JenniferJanuary 20, 2009 at 11:46 pm

    ETHEX RECALL OF ISOSORBIDE I have been taking Isosorbide 60mg since my heart condition was diagnosis in 1996. I began taking the “recalled drug” in early Sept 2008 and by the end of Sept 2008 I had made an appointment to see my Dr. and told her that I must be having a nervous breakdown. I could not concentrate, I was unable to perform my duties and I asked if she would please draft and sign a re[Show More]ETHEX RECALL OF ISOSORBIDE I have been taking Isosorbide 60mg since my heart condition was diagnosis in 1996. I began taking the “recalled drug” in early Sept 2008 and by the end of Sept 2008 I had made an appointment to see my Dr. and told her that I must be having a nervous breakdown. I could not concentrate, I was unable to perform my duties and I asked if she would please draft and sign a release for me to be off work for a minimum of 3 weeks. I was unable to function and continued to have several panic attacks with no ability to reduce to headaches and sweats. I tried everything to keep it together and nothing was working. I was in fear of losing my job and after being off two weeks and 3 days; I went back to my doctor and asked if I could return to work, it was ok'd by my Dr.. And I did go back to work, but I also was given a sedative which would help keep me calm and reduce the stress and anxiety I was unable to control. I lost at least 3 months of myself not to mention that one evening on my way home from work, I actually pulled off the expressway thinking I was having a heart attach - I took a nitro (which just increased the problem). I was trying to decide whether to call "911" or hope that the pain and discomfort would just pass. During this time , I had several people comment on my changing behavior and experienced first hand my inability to function normally and most importantly I had several people who were trying to find me other employment because they didn't believe I was going to be able to return to my regular work. I truly thought I must be having a nervous breakdown but my heart continued to "FLOP" like a fish out of water. When, I was notified that I was taking a drug which was being recalled; I realized that this was perhaps a "drug interaction/overdose" which almost cost me my job, my health and absolutely "me" for over several months. I'm only 52 years old and have been taking an oral nitro for 13 years - BUT I have never experienced anything like this before. I thought I was professionally done, I thought I was going to need help monitoring my behavior and I thought I may never be able to work again. Now, since I have stopped taking the recalled medication, I am almost back to being myself and I am well on my way to being back on my "game" at work. I almost lost everything and I believe there should be consequences for releasing a drug that not only was not safe, but could have caused my death. I'm think I'm back, but I absolutely believe they should be held accountable.

  • elbertJanuary 12, 2009 at 3:00 am

    i had a sister that died on july 23 2008 that was taken kadian morphine sulfate.the autopsy showed that this drug was present in her system.

  • MichaelDecember 31, 2008 at 4:20 am

    I have been taking propafenone for 8 years without problems. My condition being treated is atrialfibrilation. Suddenly in late summer I started having an unexplained series of heart arythmias. I was in the hospital for treatment to regulate may heart beat shortly after my refill.. The irregular heart beat made sense when I was notified I was taking faulty medication.

  • lisaDecember 20, 2008 at 4:05 am

    i was taking the higher dosage of morphine sulfate . i was getting horrible stomach problems ,headaches shaky with high racing heart rate,not to mention i've been on these for many years and i have been regulating them as to keep my tolerance down so that they work for me . i was having withdrawal symptoms for weeks after going back to my regular dose.

  • PauletteDecember 19, 2008 at 9:35 pm

    IR Morphine 30 mg ...I was unable to breath normally,an ambulance was called,couldn't lay down and breath at the same time,was sick.Ambulance medics thought it was from normal dose of morphine,but I have been taking that kind of morphine for a couple years and suddenly ,I guess maybe froim a bad batch,I was overdosing.Beware of Morphine IR 30 mg!!!I think some batches are bad.

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