KAPANOL contains morphine sulfate pentahydrate which belongs to a group of medicines called opioid analgesics.
KAPANOL 10, 20, 50 and 100 mg capsules are used for the relief of severe pain which is opioid-responsive, and requires daily, continuous, long-term treatment.
KAPANOL 10 and 20 mg capsules are also used for the relief of distressing chronic breathlessness in the palliative care of patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cardiac failure, malignancy or other causes. KAPANOL should only be used after optimal treatments of the underlying causes and if other non-drug treatments are not effective. Treatment with KAPANOL for chronic breathlessness.