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What is Dilaudid?

Dilaudid (hydromorphone) is a medication that doctors prescribe to treat moderate to severe pain. Doctors may prescribe Dilaudid for other health problems, such as coughing. Dilaudid belongs to a class of medications called opioid analgesics. Dilaudid comes in the form of a tablet or liquid. This medication may be habit forming, so take it exactly as your doctor instructs you to.

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