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DilaudidHydromorphone, or more commonly known by its brand name of Dilaudid, is a pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain. Like all other pain relievers used in the medical field, this drug is easy to obtain with a doctor’s prescription, but does have effects that need to be considered before using. There are three different kinds of effects that can come into a person’s life when taking this drug for medical purposes: common, severe and possible addiction side-effects.

Dilaudid Is Very Easy To Become Addicted To

Common side-effects:

  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dry mouth
  • Itching

The common side-effects of taking Dilaudid vary from person to person and can also vary in strength. They are expected when taking this drug and should only be a concern if they continue after several days of use.

Severe side-effects:

  • Increasing or decreasing heart rate
  • Breathing problems
  • Seizures
  • Lightheadedness
  • Lack of coordination
  • Confusion
  • Vision changes
  • Trouble in passing urine

All severe side-effects of taking Dilaudid should be taken seriously and you should contact your doctor immediately if you experience one or several of these side effects. Another problem that one may experience when taking this medication is a problem with addiction and misuse. This problem can become severe and you should quit usage of the drug and seek medical attention if you think that you may be suffering from an addiction to Dilaudid.

Addiction side-effects:

  • Liver and kidney damage
  • Heart failure
  • Blood poisoning
  • Overdose
  • Mental clouding
  • Problems with your social and home life

Call Today For Help With Addiction or For More Information

Although Dilaudid is beneficial for many people that do not suffer from life altering side-effects, this does not mean that this drug does not pose any serious threats. You need to be aware of the risk before taking Dilaudid and if you have become addicted or are suffering from any serious side-effects, call now.

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