HYDROMORPHONE EXTENDED RELEASE - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Exalgo
Phonetic Pronunciation: (hye-droe-MOR-fone)
Information last revised August 2010
This medication contains hydromorphone in a long-acting form. It is used to help relieve moderate to severe ongoing pain (such as due to cancer). Hydromorphone belongs to a class of drugs known as narcotic (opiate) analgesics. It works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain.
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