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Can I use MS Contin if I am taking selegiline?

Do not use the pain medication MS Contin (morphine) if you're taking the anti-Parkinson's medication selegiline (Eldepryl) or have taken it in the last 14 days. Selegiline can increase MS Contin's potency and lead to serious overdose symptoms such as slow or shallow breathing, low blood pressure, seizures, shock, coma and even death. Before starting MS Contin, it's critical that you let your doctor know if you've taken selegiline.

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