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Can I use Avinza if I have kidney failure?

You may be able to take the painkiller Avinza (morphine) if you have kidney failure, but your doctor may give you a lower dose of the drug and tell you to take it less often than is standard. That's because kidney failure affects the way your body processes Avinza. Your doctor is likely to carefully monitor how your body responds to Avinza.

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