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Many drugs have the potential to interact negatively with opioid medications. Review all of your medications with your doctor so that you can reduce the risks of interactions with opioids.
Drugs that may interact with opioid medications include:
Opioid medications affect your brain and may make you sleepy. Mixing these medications with other drugs can heighten these effects, leading to slowed breathing, decreased heart rate and a risk of death.
Signs of an emergency include:
Call 911 or your local emergency number if you or someone you know is experiencing these signs.
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