What are the side effects of Dilaudid-HP?

Dilaudid-HP can cause some side effects. You may experience some of these common side effects while using the medication: dry mouth, stomach upset, lightheadedness or dizziness, drowsiness, vomiting, feeling flushed, or sweating. These side effects are usually minor, but if they begin to worsen or interfere with your daily life you should contact your doctor. Hydromorphone can also cause less common, but more serious side effects, so you should let your doctor know immediately if you experience symptoms such as a slowed heartbeat, fainting, severe weakness, severe dizziness, confusion, cold and clammy skin, shallow breathing, or seizures. Dilaudid-HP may also cause an allergic reaction, so seek medical attention immediately if you have difficulty breathing, swelling of the mouth, lips, or face, or tightness in the chest.

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