What is Dilaudid?
Dilaudid is the hydromorphone hydrochloride tablets. The tablets are available in 2mg, 4mg, and 8mg strength of hydromorphone. The chemical name of hydromorphone is 4,5α-epoxy-3-hydroxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one hydrochloride. Hydromorphone is a white to off-white crystalline powder. Apart from the active ingredient hydromorphone, the Dilaudid tablets contain inactive ingredients magnesium stearate, lactose anhydrous, and traces of sodium metabisulfite.
The 2mg Dilaudid tablets also contain D&C red #30 Lake dye, and D&C yellow #10 Lake dye as a colorant. While the 4mg tablets contain D&C yellow #10 Lake dye as the colorant.
Buy Dilaudid Online for relief from severe pain. Dilaudid is useful when other opioids are inadequate for pain relief.
Dilaudid has a high risk of addiction, abuse, and misuse, even at recommended doses. Buy Dilaudid Online only on prescription and use the medication exactly as directed by the doctor.
Take the lowest effective dose of Dilaudid for the shortest duration to avoid the risk of addiction. Individualize the dosage schedule for each patient according to the severity of the pain and personal needs of the patient.
Start the dosage with 2mg to 4mg given orally every 4-6 hours in a day, as needed by the patient.
Increase the doses gradually as required. Do not stop taking the doses of Dilaudid all at once. It can cause withdrawal symptoms. Slowly decrease the doses to circumvent the symptoms of withdrawal.
Forms & Strengths
Dilaudid in the following forms:
|Dilaudid 2mg||Flat-faced, round tablets with beveled edges.||Light orange.||“P” on one side and number “2” on the other.||NDC 42858-122-01: Bottles of 100.|
|Dilaudid 4mg||Flat-faced, round tablets with beveled edges.||Light yellow.||“P” on one side and number “4” on the other.||NDC 42858-234-01: Bottles of 100
NDC 42858-234-50: Bottles of 500
|Dilaudid 8mg||Triangular shaped tablets.||White.||“P” and an inverted “P” separated with a bisect on one side and number “8” on the other.||NDC 42858-338-01: Bottles of 100.|
Following are some severe side effects of the Dilaudid tablets:
- Respiratory depression
- Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome
- Severe hypotension
- Adrenal insufficiency
- Gastrointestinal adverse reactions