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Who should not receive DepoDur?

Do not receive DepoDur if you are allergic or hypersensitive to any of its ingredients, especially morphine or morphine salts. You should not receive DepoDur if you have a personal or family history of stroke; severe asthma; bowel disorders, such as bowel paralysis, severe diarrhea or an obstruction in your digestive tract; respiratory disorders or difficulty breathing; slow blood circulation or other heart disorders. You should not receive DepoDur if you are taking sodium oxybate (GHB), have taken an MAOI (monoamine oxidase inhibitor) in the past 14 days, have had a brain tumor or are recovering from a recent head injury. The effects of DepoDur have not been studied in children under 18 years of age. Ask your doctor about the risks of a DepoDur injection if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Because DepoDur has been found in breast milk, doctors do not usually recommend breastfeeding within 48 hours of DepoDur treatment. People who are over 65 years of age should receive DepoDur with caution, as they are more sensitive to its effects.

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