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Is there a generic version of morphine?

Morphine is the active ingredient in many different generic medications. Brand-name versions of morphine include: Avinza, Kadian, MS Contin, MSIR, Oramorph SR and Roxanol. Different types of morphine are available in generic form but some types, like the extended-release bead Avinza, are still protected by a patent. A generic form of the extended-release morphine pellet is called morphine sulfate ER.

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