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How does remifentanil interact with other medications and food?

Substances that act on the central nervous system, such as aprobarbital, other barbiturate drugs, sedatives, anti-anxiety drugs, morphine, alcohol, sodium oxybate and certain allergy or pain medications, may change the effect of remifentanil. Therefore, it is important to tell your health care professional if you use any of these drugs. Also, give your doctor a complete list of everything you take before starting on remifentanil.

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