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.Generic Name: hydromorphone hydrochloride Dosage Form: oral liquid, tablets Indications and Usage for Dilaudid Dilaudid Oral Solution and Dilaudid Tablets are indicated for the management of pain severe enough to require an opioid analgesic and for which alternative treatments are inadequate.
Dilaudid is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Dilaudid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
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