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Avinza® (morphine sulfate ER) is a once-daily medication used to treat pain. As a long-acting product, it is meant for continuous, around-the-clock use for extended periods. It comes in the form of a capsule. Because it contains morphine, Avinza has a high potential for abuse.
Information about Avinza should be carefully reviewed with your healthcare provider before you begin treatment to help ensure your safety and the drug's effectiveness. For example, while most people tolerate this medication well, Avinza can cause side effects. Some of the commonly reported reactions include:
In addition, Avinza can react with several other drugs, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware of all your current medications, including nonprescription products.
(Click Avinza for more detailed information on this medication. Topics covered in this full-length article include how it works, what to do in cases of overdose, and more.)
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