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Dosing Information for Hydromorphone ER

The dose of hydromorphone ER your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • How you respond to the drug
  • The type and dose of other painkillers you have taken
  • The type and severity of your pain
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Hydromorphone ER Dosage for more information.)
 

Drug Interactions

Hydromorphone ER can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Hydromorphone ER).
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

An overdose may be quite dangerous and can cause symptoms such as:
 
  • Difficulty breathing (slow and shallow breathing)
  • Extreme drowsiness
  • Limp muscles
  • Cold, clammy skin
  • Small pupils
  • Fluid in the lungs
  • A slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Death.
     
If you happen to overdose on this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Exalgo Overdose to learn more.)
 
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