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Is Hydromorphone intake safe when there s a pace maker implant?

I am having severe pain from a pinched nerve in my back. Current medications are: Amlodipine 10 mg, losartan 100 mg, metoprolol 50 mg x2, sotalol 80 mg x2, spironolactone 25 mg, cretor 10 mg, Coumadin 5mg. Have a pace maker. Is hydromorphone safe for me? Thank you, Barbara Wood
Tue, 29 Jan 2019
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Hello,

You can safely continue Hydromorphone. It will not interfere with pacemaker.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Wishing you all the best.

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Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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