Hydromorphone (Dilaudid) 0.5 mg/0.5 ml Syringes

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Hydromorphone (Dilaudid) 0.5 mg/0.5 ml Syringes

We received reports from our PACU nurses that Dilaudid 0.5 mg/0.5 ml syringes are presenting issues with flimsy plungers, excessive resistance to pushing, and questionable forward flow.

NDC: 76045-0009-06
Lot: 6401467
Exp: Aug 2026

Is anyone else experiencing these issues?