Hydromorphone comes as follows:
- oral liquid solution
- injectable solution
- high-potency injectable solution
The injectable solutions are only give by a healthcare provider.
So hydromorphone oral tablet is use to treat severe pain that isn’t controlled by other treatments. The extend-release tablet is use for people who need daily, around-the-clock pain treatment.
This drug may be use as part of a combination therapy. Furthermore this means you may need to take it with other medications.
How it works
Hydromorphone oral tablet belongs to a class of drugs called opioid analgesics. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often use to treat similar conditions.
Consequently, it isn’t know exactly how this drug works to ease pain. It may reduce pain by acting on certain opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, which make up your central nervous system.