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Dilaudin is a common misspelling of Dilaudid (hydromorphone).

What is Dilaudid (Dilaudin)?

Dilaudid (Dilaudin) belongs to a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers, also called opioids. It is similar to morphine. Dilaudid (Dilaudin) works by binding to certain receptors in the brain and nervous system to reduce pain.

Dilaudid (Dilaudin) is used to treat moderate to severe pain due to.

  • Injury (soft tissue and bone)
  • Biliary colic
  • Surgery
  • Heart attack
  • Burns
  • Cancer
  • Renal colic

Dilaudid (Dilaudin) may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.

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