What should I know about nalmefene hydrochloride before receiving it?

Pregnancy or breastfeeding may preclude you from taking nalmefene hydrochloride. In the event that you are unable to avoid receiving nalmefene hydrochloride while pregnant or breastfeeding, tell your doctor as soon as possible. In order to make an informed treatment decision, the doctor administering this medication should also know if you have any of the following medical conditions: liver or kidney disease, heart disease for which you take medication, or a history of narcotic addition. You will need to remain in the hospital long enough for doctors to determine that you have responded well to the nalmefene hydrochloride.

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