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Can I use Avinza if I am taking sedatives or tranquilizers?

A doctor must supervise you carefully if you're taking sedatives or tranquilizers along with the painkiller Avinza (morphine). Like Avinza, sedatives and tranquilizers can slow down the central nervous system. Combining Avinza with one of those drugs may cause a severe drop in crucial bodily functions, like breathing rate and blood pressure. Those changes can cause coma and even death.

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