respiratory
COPD

Short on drug options for short of breath patients

Morphine is still the best pharmacological treatment for chronic breathlessness, according to an extensive review of the literature. Co-author of the review published in Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine  Professor David Currow told the limbic the inability to tolerate morphine was relatively rare however some physician resistance remained due to confusion about the risk of respiratory depression. ...

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