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

If you have a history of thyroid disease, the powerful pain medication Exalgo (hydromorphone) may not be right for you. This is especially true if you have hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function.

If your doctor wants to prescribe Exalgo for you, be sure to bring up your thyroid condition. That way he or she can determine if Exalgo is the best drug for managing your pain, and if so, what dose you can safely take.

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