- Drug Facts
- Withdrawal symptoms from Dilaudid can occur, 4 to 5 hours after the last dose.
- Dilaudid is approximately 8 times more potent on a milligram basis than morphine.
- Dilaudid is formulated as oral tablets and liquid, rectal suppository, intra-muscular (buttock or hip muscle) injection, and intravenous (I.V.) solution.
- Dilaudid is often called "drug store heroin" on the streets.
- Dilaudid addiction can consume a person and become an obsession driven by physical dependence.