Warning: Risks from Concomitant Use with Opioids

  • Published 2016

Abstract

WARNING: RISKS FROM CONCOMITANT USE WITH OPIOIDS Concomitant use of benzodiazepines and opioids may result in profound sedation, respiratory depression, coma, and death [see Warnings, Drug Interactions].  Reserve concomitant prescribing of these drugs for use in patients for whom alternative treatment options are inadequate.  Limit dosages and durations… (More)

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