Hydromorphone HCL Syringe Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Itching

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Feelings Of Dissatisfaction, Sadness, And Unease
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Head Pain
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Mood Changes
  • Nausea
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Complete Or Partial Collapse Of The Lung Airways Called Atelectasis
  • A Spasm Of The Larynx
  • Blocked Bowels With Decreased Peristaltic Movement
  • Confusion
  • Decreased Lung Function
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Involuntary Muscle Movements
  • Slow Heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Blurred Vision
  • Decreased Pupil Size
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Double Vision
  • Fainting
  • Inducing Of A Relaxed Easy State
  • Nervousness
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Spasm Of A Bile Duct Tract
  • Trouble Breathing

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Abnormal Movement Disorder Called Dyskinesia
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Brain Function Problem Called Encephalopathy
  • Adrenal Gland Problems
  • Bronchospasm
  • Decreased Function Of The Adrenal Gland
  • Decreased Oxygen In The Tissues Or Blood
  • Deficiency Of A Substance That Promotes Masculinization
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Extra Heartbeats
  • Hallucinations
  • High Amount Of Uric Acid In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Pressure Within The Skull
  • Hives
  • Inadequate Gonadotropin Secretion Causing Hypogonadism
  • Inflammation Of The Skin Due To An Allergy
  • Myoclonus, Quick And Involuntary Muscle Jerks
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure
  • Rapid Deep Breathing
  • Seizures
  • Significantly Low Blood Pressure
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • The Stomach And Intestines To Move Food At A Slower Pace
  • Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Long Period Of Feeling Drowsy Or Sleepy
  • A Type Of Speech Disorder Called Dysarthria
  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Abnormal Sexual Function
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Agitation
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • An Extreme Sense Of Wellbeing Called Euphoria
  • An Inability To Completely Empty The Bladder
  • An Increased Need To Urinate Often
  • Burping
  • Chills
  • Cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Dry Eye
  • Exaggerated Deep Reflexes
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Gas
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Increased Hunger
  • Infertility
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Low Energy And Weakness
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Numbness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Nystagmus, A Condition With Involuntary Eye Movements
  • Paranoia
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Skin Redness
  • Sneezing
  • Swelling Inside The Mouth
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Taste Impairment
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Weight Loss

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