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MS Contin Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when MS Contin is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
You should avoid alcohol while taking MS Contin. Alcohol increases the risk of serious side effects, such as extreme drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing.
 
Alvimopan
MS Contin may increase the risk of serious alvimopan side effects. You should not take alvimopan if you have taken MS Contin for the past seven days.
 
Antidepressant Medications
Combining an antidepressant with MS Contin could 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 MS Contin with an antidepressant, as he or she may need to monitor you more closely and adjust the dose of your medications as necessary.
 
Antihistamines
Many antihistamines cause significant drowsiness and can cause serious problems when used in combination with other medications that cause drowsiness, such as MS Contin. Check with your healthcare provider before taking MS Contin with an antihistamine, including non-prescription antihistamines.
 
Antipsychotic Medications
Combining an antipsychotic medication with MS Contin 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 MS Contin with an antipsychotic medication.
 
Barbiturates
Combining a barbiturate with MS Contin 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 MS Contin with a barbiturate.
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