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Can I drink alcohol while taking oxymorphone?

Drinking alcoholic beverages while receiving oxymorphone can cause serious problems. The risk of accidental overdose is so high that you should not take any medications or eat any foods that may contain even a small amount of alcohol. Talk with your doctor about all the medications (including cough and cold remedies) that you take.

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