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Can I use Dilaudid if I have a history of heart disease?

It's important to discuss your medical history with your doctor before taking the pain medication Dilaudid (hydromorphone), including any past heart problems you may have had. Dilaudid may cause blood vessels to dilate, or widen, which may be of concern if you have existing heart disease. Talk to your doctor about your heart health before taking Dilaudid.

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