How the interaction occurs:
When these two medicines are taken together, your body may process the narcotic pain medicine more slowly.
What might happen:
The effects of your pain medicine may increase and cause increased drowsiness, slowed breathing, and a decrease in blood pressure.
What you should do about this interaction:
If you experience excessive drowsiness, slowed breathing, weakness, fatigue, or dizziness, contact your doctor. It may be necessary to monitor your blood pressure and breathing rate. Your doctor may need to adjust the dose of your pain medicine.Your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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