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How can I tell if the dose of Exalgo that I'm taking is too high?

Exalgo (hydromorphone) is used to treat moderate to severe pain. You may have taken too much Exalgo, and possibly overdosed, if you develop any of these symptoms and they become severe or don't go away:
  • trouble breathing or shortness of breath
  • dizziness
  • fainting or feeling faint
  • confusion
  • drowsiness 
  • constricted pupils
  • cold and clammy skin
  • rapid or slow heartbeat
Contact your doctor immediately or call the poison control center at 1-800-222-1222.

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