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Can I use Dilaudid if I have a history of hypothyroidism?

If you have a history of hypothyroidism, tell your doctor before taking Dilaudid (hydromorphone). Dilaudid is a medication that doctors prescribe to relieve moderate to severe pain. Hypothyroidism is a common condition that causes a drop in levels of thyroid hormones, which control metabolism. You may still be able to take Dilaudid if you have a history of hypothyroidism. However, your doctor may need to change your dose or give you special instructions for taking Dilaudid.

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