Hydromorphone, a more common synonym for dihydromorphinone, commonly a hydrochloride is a very potent centrally-acting analgesic drug.
Hydromorphone (Dilaudid®) belongs to a class of drugs called opioids which includes morphine.
Hydromorphone may cause constipation, pupillary constriction, urinary retention, nausea, vomiting and respiratory depression.
Hydromorphone is legally manufactured and distributed in the United States.
Hydromorphone was first synthesized and researched in Germany.