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Can I drive a car while taking morphine controlled release?

Do not drive a car, operate heavy machinery or perform any potentially dangerous task until you know how morphine controlled release affects you. Drowsiness is a common side effect of this drug. Taking morphine controlled release before getting behind the wheel could reduce your alertness and reaction time, which might cause you to have an accident. Ask your doctor when it's safe to drive if you take this medicine.

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