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Avinza Drug Interactions

Barbiturates
Combining a barbiturate with Avinza can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may also occur. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking Avinza with a barbiturate.
 
Benzodiazepines
Taking Avinza in combination with a benzodiazepine might increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may also occur. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking Avinza with any benzodiazepines.
 
Cimetidine
There is one report of confusion and severe breathing difficulty in a person who combined cimetidine with morphine (the active ingredient in Avinza). It is not clear if cimetidine interacts with morphine. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Combining Avinza with an MAOI can cause serious reactions. Do not use Avinza and an MAOI within 14 days of each other.
 
Muscle Relaxants
Taking Avinza with a muscle relaxant may increase the risk of side effects due to both medications. Check with your healthcare provider before combing Avinza with a muscle relaxant.
 
Other Narcotics or Opiates
Use extreme caution when combining Avinza with other narcotics or opiates, as serious side effects could occur. You should only use these medications together with your healthcare provider's approval and supervision.
 
Sleep Medications
Avinza can cause significant drowsiness, and combining it with a sleep medication could lead to dangerous effects. In general, Avinza should not be used in combination with sleep medications, unless your healthcare provider specifically recommends that you do so.
 
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