Dilaudid hydromorphone belongs to a class of drugs known as opioid (narcotic) analgesics. It works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain.
This medication is used to help relieve moderate to severe pain.
Initiate treatment with dilaudid tablets in a dosing range of 2 mg to 4 mg, orally, every 4 to 6 hours.
Other pain medications Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Percocet