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This is a hypothetical scenario If an elderly pt is hypotensive eg BP in recent days 116/59, 107/59, 104/69, 112/69, 102/62 & 106/70 & is in pain could regular hydromorphione lower BP too much or affect other vital signs if pt has pneumonia & sepsis?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes it can

Hydromorphone is respiratory depressant and can make a patient with pneumonia and sepsis worse and can cause low blood pressure

In brief: Yes it can

Hydromorphone is respiratory depressant and can make a patient with pneumonia and sepsis worse and can cause low blood pressure
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: It could but

This is too many variables.
You need to discuss with your physician Try to avoid narcotics if you can

In brief: It could but

This is too many variables.
You need to discuss with your physician Try to avoid narcotics if you can
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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