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Can I use Avinza if I am taking isocarboxazid?

You should not use the painkiller Avinza (morphine) if you take the antidepressant isocarboxazid (Marplan), or if you have taken it in the past 14 days. Isocarboxazid can increase Avinza's potency and cause overdose symptoms, including slow or shallow breathing, low blood pressure, seizures, shock, coma and even death. Before starting Avinza, it's important that you tell your doctor if you've taken isocarboxazid.

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