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MS Contin Drug Interactions

Taking MS Contin 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 MS Contin with any benzodiazepine.
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Combining MS Contin with an MAOI can cause serious reactions. Do not use MS Contin and an MAOI within 14 days of each other.
Muscle Relaxants
Taking MS Contin with a muscle relaxant may increase the risk of side effects due to both medications. Check with your healthcare provider before combing MS Contin with a muscle relaxant.
Other Narcotics or Opiates
Use extreme caution when combining MS Contin 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
MS Contin can cause significant drowsiness, and combining it with a sleep medication could lead to dangerous effects. In general, MS Contin should not be used in combination with sleep medications, unless your healthcare provider specifically recommends that you do so.

Final Thoughts on MS Contin Drug Interactions

It is possible that not all MS Contin drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interaction that may apply to you.
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