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How soon after starting MS Contin will my symptoms improve?

Once you begin taking MS Contin (morphine), you should start to experience continuous pain relief after about a day. MS Contin is an extended-release opiate (narcotic) medication prescribed to treat chronic moderate to severe pain, such as that caused by cancer. It is meant to be taken around the clock to keep pain at bay on a continuous basis.

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