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Levo Dromoran

Levo Dromoran Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose

What happens if I miss a dose (Levo Dromoran)?

Since levorphanol is taken as needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are taking the medication regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose (Levo Dromoran)?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of levorphanol can be fatal.

Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.

What should I avoid while taking levorphanol (Levo Dromoran)?

Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medication. Dangerous side effects or death can occur when alcohol is combined with levorphanol. Check your food and medicine labels to be sure these products do not contain alcohol.

This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how levorphanol will affect you.

Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.

What other drugs will affect levorphanol (Levo Dromoran)?

You should not take levorphanol with any other narcotic pain medications, sedatives, tranquilizers, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, or other medicines that can make you sleepy or slow your breathing. Dangerous side effects may result. Tell your doctor if you regularly use any of these medications, or medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety.

Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:

  • pentazocine (Talwin);
  • nalbuphine (Nubain);
  • butorphanol (Stadol); or
  • buprenorphine (Buprenex, Butrans, Subutex).

There may be other drugs that can interact with levorphanol. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about levorphanol.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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