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Are there any interactions between Codeine and an MRI contrast dye?

I have to take a brain MRI. Been taking it for 25 years. But now I m taking codeine because of the end of a cold. I take versed sedative during the MRIs. Is there any bad interaction between codeine and versed? Between codeine and the contrast used for a brain MRI? Thank you.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018
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There are not known interaction between codeine and MRI contrast, so don't worry.

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