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A number of medications can cause potentially dangerous Avinza interactions, including antidepressants, sleep medications, and other narcotics or opiates. In addition, it is important to avoid all alcohol (including alcohol in drugs and foods) while taking Avinza. Drug interactions may occur that could increase your risk of serious side effects, such as extreme drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing.

An Overview of Avinza Drug Interactions

Avinza® (morphine sulfate ER) can potentially interact with a number of other medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to Avinza interactions include:



  • Barbiturates, such as:


    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)


  • Benzodiazepines, such as:





  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), including:



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