What is hydromorphone?
Hydromorphone is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic.
Hydromorphone, also known as dihydromorphinone, and sold under the brand name Dilaudid, among others, is a centrally acting pain medication of the opioid class, It is made from morphine.
Hydromorphone is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Dilaudid and other versions of hydromorphone are stronger drugs than oxycodone. These drugs are often used for serious pain caused by surgery, broken bones, or cancer. The third step would be potent opioids such as oxycodone and hydromorphone.
The extended-release form of this medicine is for around-the-clock treatment of moderate to severe pain. This form of hydromorphone is not for use on an as-needed basis for pain.
This medication is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Hydromorphone is used to treat severe pain that isn’t controlled by other opioid drugs. Hydromorphone is an opioid (narcotic) pain reliever. It acts on certain centers in the brain to give you pain relief.
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How to use Hydromorphone HCL Syringe
Depending on your specific product, this medication is given by injection under
– The skin,
– Into a muscle, or
– Slowly into a vein.