What should I know about Dilaudid-HP before taking it?

Do not take Dilaudid-HP if ou are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. You may not be able to take Dilaudid-HP if you have certain medical conditions, so be sure to tell your doctor about any allergies, conditions or injuries you have had. Before taking Dilaudid-HP you should know you can take narcotics without adverse reactions. Because of the strength of the hydromorphone, administering the medication to someone who may have a reaction to the drug could be very dangerous. You should also know that the medication can be addictive. If you have a history of drug or alcohol abuse, let your doctor know before using the medication. Additionally, you should be aware that the medication can cause impaired thinking and reaction times, so driving or doing other activities that require careful thinking or mental alertness should be avoided.

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