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When and How to Take Duraclon

Some general considerations include the following:
  • Duraclon is given as a continuous epidural infusion, much like with other types of "pain pumps."
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Duraclon will not work if you stop taking it.
  • In general, this medication should not be stopped suddenly, as serious problems may result.

Dosing Information

The dose that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending mostly on how you react to the medication. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Duraclon Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Duraclon

As with any medicine, Duraclon may cause side effects, including some very serious side effects. In fact, the seriousness of the side effects must be weighed against the possible benefits when deciding whether or not to take this medication.
Some of the most common side effects include, but are not limited to:
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Low blood pressure upon sudden standing
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion.
(Click Duraclon Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Potential Drug Interactions

Duraclon can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Duraclon Drug Interactions).
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