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Generic Name: hydromorphone (oral) (HYE droe MOR fone)
Brand Names: Dilaudid, Exalgo, Hydrostat IR
What is Dilaudid?
Dilaudid (hydromorphone) is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic.
Dilaudid is used to treat moderate to severe pain.
Dilaudid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Dilaudid can slow or stop your breathing, especially when you start using this medicine or whenever your dose is changed. Never use Dilaudid in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed. Do not crush, break, or open an extended-release pill. Swallow it whole to avoid exposure to a potentially fatal dose.
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Dilaudid may be habit-forming, even at regular doses. Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Never share the medicine with another person. MISUSE OF NARCOTIC PAIN MEDICATION CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant. Dilaudid may cause life-threatening addiction and withdrawal symptoms in a newborn.
Do not drink alcohol. Dangerous side effects or death can occur when alcohol is combined with hydromorphone.
Side Effects of Dilaudid Pills
Some side effects of hydromorphone may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
More common Side Effects of Dilaudid Pills
Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
Difficulty with moving
Muscle pain or stiffness
Pain in the joint
Precautions while using Dilaudid Pills
Dilaudid can abate or stop your breathing, particularly when you begin utilizing this medication or at whatever point your measurements is changed. Never utilize Dilaudid as a part of bigger sums, or for more than recommended. Don't pound, break, or open an augmented-discharge pill. Swallow it entire to evade introduction to a possibly deadly measurement.
Dilaudid may be propensity-framing, even at normal measurements. Take this solution precisely as recommended by your specialist. Never impart the solution to someone else. Abuse OF NARCOTIC PAIN MEDICATION CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, particularly in a kid or other individual utilizing the pharmaceutical without a solution.
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