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How does Dilaudid-HP differ from Dilaudid?

Dilaudid-HP is an injected form of the pain reliever Dilaudid. Both medications contain hydromorphone, which belongs to a class of drugs called opioid analgesics. Dilaudid is available in tablet and liquid forms. Dilaudid-HP is given either by injecting the medicine into a large muscle or through an intravenous drip.

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