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Can what I drink affect how Kadian works?

Drinking alcohol while taking Kadian (a brand-name version of the pain reliever morphine) can lead to dangerous interactions and even be fatal. Morphine is in a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) analgesics. It relieves moderate to severe pain by changing how the body senses pain.

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