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What is MS Contin?

MS Contin (morphine) is an opiate (narcotic) pain reliever that treats moderate to severe chronic pain, such as that caused by cancer. It comes as an extended-release tablet and is given around the clock. MS Contin works by binding to pain receptors in the brain and central nervous system and blocking the perception of pain. It is not used to treat mild or acute pain.

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