Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. DepoDur


Morphine epidural injection is used to relieve pain following a major surgery. It is given right before a surgery or during a cesarean section delivery right after the baby's umbilical cord is clamped.

Morphine belongs to the group of medicines called narcotic analgesics (pain medicines). It acts on the central nervous system (CNS) to relieve pain.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription and will be given by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.