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Dilaudid

Dilaudid



USES: Guaifenesin is an expectorant which helps to loosen mucus. Hydromorphone is a narcotic pain reliever in a low-dose which suppresses a cough. This combination medication is used to treat a cough and symptoms associated with the common cold, allergies, hay fever, sinusitis and other respiratory illnesses.

 
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Dilaudid

Uses
Guaifenesin is an expectorant which helps to loosen mucus. Hydromorphone is a narcotic pain reliever in a low-dose which suppresses a cough. This combination medication is used to treat a cough and symptoms associated with the common cold, allergies, hay fever, sinusitis and other respiratory illnesses.
Notes
  • Drink plenty of fluids, especially water while taking this medication.
  • It will help to break up mucus and clear congestion.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


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Deception Control Inc., Homepage
Deception Control Inc., Homepage
Dilaudid (hydromorphone) 1 mg/ml
Dilaudid (hydromorphone) 1 mg/ml


How To Use
  • Take this medication as prescribed.
  • Be sure to follow instructions closely.
  • Do not increase your dose or take this more often than directed.
  • This medication is best taken with a full glass of water after a meal or snack.

Side Effects
  • Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, loss of appetite, constipation, nausea or stomach upset may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop chest pain, a rapid pulse, skin rash, mental confusion, hallucinations or breathing trouble while taking this medication.
  • To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly.
  • Also limit your intake of alcoholic beverages which will aggravate these effects.
  • Use caution performing tasks requiring alertness if this medication causes you to feel drowsy.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor if you have any pre-existing kidney disease, heart disease, lung disease, asthma, emphysema, high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid, diabetes, depression or if you have a history of drug dependency or any allergies.
  • This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Since small amounts of this medication are found in breast milk, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including any medication for blood pressure or depression, sedatives, tranquilizers, sleeping pills or cimetidine.
  • Limit your intake of alcoholic beverages while taking this medication.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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