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What should I know about nalbuphine before taking it?

Avoid nalbuphine if you are allergic to it or other drugs with sulfites. Pregnancy or breastfeeding may preclude you from taking this medication. Because nalbuphine is addictive you should let your doctor know if you have ever been addicted to or abused drugs, and you must closely follow your doctor's instructions concerning this drug. This drug can cause dizziness or drowsiness and should not be combined with alcohol or sedative drugs. In order to make an informed treatment decision, your doctor should also know if you have any of the following medical conditions: breathing difficulties, including asthma and other respiratory diseases; liver or kidney disease; or severe inflammatory bowel disease. Tell your doctor or dentist that you are on nalbuphine before scheduling any type of surgery.

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