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Dosing Information for Morphine Sulfate/Naltrexone Hydrochloride

The dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The type and dose of other painkillers you have taken
  • The type and severity of your pain
  • How you respond to morphine sulfate/naltrexone hydrochloride
  • 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 instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Morphine Sulfate/Naltrexone Hydrochloride Dosage for more information.)
 

Drug Interactions

Morphine sulfate/naltrexone hydrochloride can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Morphine Sulfate/Naltrexone Hydrochloride).
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

An overdose may be quite dangerous and can cause symptoms including:
 
  • 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 morphine sulfate/naltrexone hydrochloride, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Embeda Overdose for more information.)
 
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