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Can I use Exalgo if I have a history of heart disease?

Exalgo (hydromorphone), a strong medication used to relieve continuous moderate to severe pain, may not be right for people who have a history of heart disease.

If your doctor prescribes Exalgo, be sure to bring up your heart problems so that he or she can make sure that Exalgo is the right drug for you, and if so, determine the safest dose.

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