Is morphine used for patients with emphysema

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Morphine is used in late stage of COPD to improve quality of life.
Morphrine contradicition: craniocerebral injury, bronchial asthma, pulmonary heart disease decompensation, hypothyroidism, cortical insufficiency, prostatic hypertrophy, dysuria and severe liver dysfunction, shock , inflammatory bowel disease. Normally,it's unproper for emphysema. But, The use of it depends on the situation. The role of morphine is to calm patient and relieve the pain.
Morphine suppresses breathing, that's why there's a concern for doctors to prescribe to COPD patients. They have to adjust the right dose.

Morphine is good as a treatment of dyspnea in patients with COPD, to make breathing easier.
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