Buy Hydromorph Contin 12mg is an opioid pain medication, sometimes called a narcotic.
Further hydromorphone is use to treat moderate to severe pain.
The extended-release form of this medicine is for around-the-clock treatment of moderate to severe pain. This form of hydromorphone is not for use on an as-need basis for pain.
Hydromorph Contin 12mg may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Important Information | Hydromorph Contin 12mg
In addition you should not take hydromorphone if you have severe breathing problems, or a blockage in your stomach or intestines.
Hydromorphone can slow or stop your breathing, and may be habit-forming. MISUSE OF NARCOTIC MEDICINE CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription.
Taking this medicine during pregnancy may cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms in the newborn.
Fatal side effects can occur if you use this medicine with alcohol, or with other drugs that cause drowsiness or slow your breathing.
To make sure hydromorphone is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had:
any type of breathing problem or lung disease;
a injury, brain tumor, or seizures;
drug or alcohol addiction, or mental illness;
liver or kidney disease;
problems with your gallbladder, pancreas, or thyroid; or
Addison’s disease or other adrenal gland disorder.
If you use hydromorphone while you are pregnant, your baby could become dependent on the drug.This can cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms in the baby after it is born. Hence babies born dependent on habit-forming medicine may need medical treatment for several weeks. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
However do not breast-feed. Hydromorph Contin 12mg can pass into breast milk and may cause drowsiness or breathing problems in a nursing baby.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Since hydromorphone is used for pain, you are not likely to miss a dose. Skip any missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek-emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. A hydromorphone overdose can be fatal, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription. Overdose symptoms may include slow heart rate, severe drowsiness, muscle weakness, cold and clammy skin, pinpoint pupils, very slow breathing, or coma.
What other drugs will affect Hydromorph Contin 12mg?
Narcotic (opioid) medication can interact with many other drugs and cause dangerous side-effects or death. Be sure your doctor knows if you also use:
other narcotic medications–opioid pain medicine or prescription cough medicine;
a sedative like Valium—diazepam, alprazolam, lorazepam, Ativan, Klonopin, Restoril, Tranxene, Versed, Xanax, and others; or
drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing–a sleeping pill, muscle relaxer, tranquilizer, antidepressant, or antipsychotic medicine.
Hence this list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with Hydromorph Contin 12mg, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Nevertheless not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
Finally always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information di