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

If you have a history of thyroid disease, tell your doctor before taking the pain medication Dilaudid (hydromorphone). Taking Dilaudid may worsen a condition called hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function. Your doctor may decide that you can still use Dilaudid if you have a history of thyroid problems, however.

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