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What should I do if I miss a dose of MS Contin?

If you forget to take a dose of MS Contin (morphine), a round-the-clock opioid pain reliever, take it as soon as you remember. You'll take your next dose either eight or 12 hours later, depending on your doctor's instructions. However, if when you realize you missed a dose of MS Contin it's almost time for your next one, skip the missed dose and wait and take the next one on time, then resume your regular schedule from there. Never take more than one dose in an eight-hour period.

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