Signs of Morphine Addiction

The signs of morphine addiction include many physical and emotional changes in the user. Because morphine is highly addictive, the user builds a tolerance (the need for higher and higher doses to maintain the same effect) and physical and psychological dependence develops quickly. It can be difficult for healthcare providers to assess whether a person has an addiction to morphine or if the true problem is actually inadequate pain control. Healthcare providers are leery of over prescribing and...