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Can I use Kadian if I have a history of heart problems?

If you have a history of heart problems, talk to your doctor before taking the extended-release pain medication Kadian (morphine). Taking this pain drug along with certain heart medicines, such as quinidine, can increase the level of morphine in your body. This can increase the risk of serious side effects. Your doctor may need to modify your medication plan, dosage or timing.

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