Dilaudid is the brand name for hydromorphone, an opioid drug used to help manage moderate to severe pain.Other similar drugs available in the market are Palladone, Exalgo and Hydrostat IR. Street names include Dillies, Big D, M-80s and Peaches.
Side Effects. Drug information provided by: Micromedex. Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Dilaudid (hydromorphone) is an opioid analgesic prescribed to relieve pain. It is available in hospital settings as an injectable solution, or may be prescribed in either an oral solution or tablet form.
Toradol and Dilaudid are different types of pain relievers. Toradol is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and Dilaudid is an opioid analgesic (opiate). The brand name Toradol is no longer available in the U.S. Generic versions may be available.
Dilaudid is available in tablets in 8 mg strength, in liquid form in 5 mg strength per 5 ml of liquid, and Dilaudid Injection is available as sterile solution containing 1, 2, or 4 mg hydromorphone hydrochloride with 0.2% sodium citrate and 0.2% citric acid solution.
Hydromorphone oral tablet can cause drowsiness and dizziness. These effects may be more likely in the first few hours after you take it. This drug can also cause other side effects.
I have been on Dilaudid/Hydromorphone for about 2 years now. I was at 4mg daily and am now taking 4mg twice a day. I have severe chronic pain due to fibromyalgia and my lower spine.
Common side effects associated with Dilaudid may include nausea, vomiting, constipation, loss of appetite, warm tingling under the skin, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, sweating, or itching.
For the Consumer. Applies to hydromorphone: oral capsule extended release, oral liquid, oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release. Other dosage forms: injection powder for solution, injection solution; Along with its needed effects, hydromorphone may cause some unwanted effects.
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