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I am taking codeine phosphate30mg amitroptiline 30g and zopicpone 7-5 mg is this ok?

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Dr. Glenn Burns
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Space them out : The codeine and zopiclone are both central nervous system depressants and you need to use caution when taking together. The doses are probably safe together, but as a general rule sedating meds should be spaced out 2-4 hours from each other to prevent respiratory depression and significant side effects.
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Dr. Burns is correct! The only exception is if one or all of them have not been prescribed for you!
Oct 25, 2015

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