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How soon after starting Exalgo will my symptoms improve?

Research shows that peak effectiveness of Exalgo (hydromorphone), a strong medication used to relieve continuous moderate to severe pain, occurs 16 hours after taking it. These extended-release tablets continue to release hydromorphone for as long as 24 hours after taking it.

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