Avanza is a common misspelling of Avinza (morphine).
Avanza is also the brand name of mirtazapine in Australia. Mirtazapine is a tetracyclic antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder. Mirtazapine is available in the USA and a number of other countries under the brand name Remeron.
The Avinza brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available.
What is Avinza (Avanza)?
Avinza (Avanza) is used to treat moderate to severe long-term pain (usually lasting longer than a few days). Avinza (Avanza) is a long-acting narcotic pain reliever (opiate-type). It works by dulling the pain perception center in the brain. It may also affect other body systems (eg, breathing and circulatory systems) at higher doses.
Avinza (Avanza) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Avinza (Avanza) side effects include mausea, vomiting, constipation, lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, increased sweating, or dry mouth.
Avinza (Avanza) may make you dizzy or drowsy. Use caution while driving, using machinery, or doing any activity that requires alertness. Avoid alcoholic beverages because they can lead to the sudden release of a very large (possibly fatal) amount of drug into your body.
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