What Is Dilaudid?
Dilaudid (hydromorphone hydrochloride) and Dilaudid Injection (also termed Dilaudid HP) are the tablet, liquid and IV forms of an opioid analgesic used for control of moderate to severe pain. Dilaudid is available in generic form.
What Are Side Effects of Dilaudid?
Common side effects of Dilaudid include
redness, or tingling of skin),
sleep problems (insomnia),
strange dreams, and
Serious side effects of Dilaudid include
shallow, weak, or very slow breathing,
slow heart rate,
lightheadedness or fainting,
cold clammy skin,
pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest,
severe weakness or drowsiness,
mental/mood changes (such as agitations, confusion, hallucinations),
severe stomach or abdominal pain,
difficulty urinating, or
After a few weeks of use, patients may develop both tolerance and physical dependence on Dilaudid and may need to be slowly weaned off the drug to avoid withdrawal symptoms.
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