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Dilaudid

Active Ingredient(s): Hydromorphone
FDA Approved: December 7, 1992
Pharm Company: ABBOTT
Category: Pain Relief

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Dilaudid Overview

Hydromorphone, a more common synonym for dihydromorphinone (not to be confused by dihydromorphine, which is a different derivative of the morphine family), commonly a hydrochloride (brand names Palladone, Dilaudid, and numerous others) is a very potent centrally acting analgesic drug of the opioid class. It is a derivative of morphine; to be specific, a hydrogenated ketone thereof, and it can be said that hydromorphone is to morphine as hydrocodone is to codeine and, therefore, a semi-synthet...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydromorphone

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extended release dilaudid
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What is stronger Dilaudid or Oxycontin 40 mg.?
I have been on Dilaudid for over 2 years now and I can't seem to get off of it. I'm under a doctor's care, but anyone who is on it knows it's very addicting! I think like everybody else, it's no good if you take it orally. It's only effective other ways. I always run out of Dilaudid before my prescription is ready to refill and recently I bought some oxycontin 40 mg. to see if they could replace my 4 mg. Dilaudid. However, I did 1/2 of a 40 mg. and I felt nothing. An hour later I did my 4 mg. Dilaudid and really felt it. But they are very short lived, that's why for cronic pain they like to give these stupid time release pain pills. How many mg.'s does equal the same amount of dilaudid? I also would like to know if anyone has ever tapered off of Dilaudid?...
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Round White Pill 4 On One Side 54 196
i got these pills, i was told they are dilaudid, is this correct? because i took one by injection and it it made me puke all day...if someone could maybe help me out and tell me why they made me so sick. thanks ## These do contain 4mgs of Hydromorphone, the active ingredient in Dilaudid. However, nausea can be one of its side effects and since pills are not intended to be dissolved and injected, that probably explains why you were so ill. When you do that, you are injecting all of the medication, at once and it doesn't get a chance to dissolve slower, like it would if you swallowed the tablet. Are there any comments or questions? ## You either a) got cotton fever or b) the things you used to prepare with weren't sterile and you got bacteria in your blood stream. Either way you...
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please help: need answers to get off dilaudid
I have been taking 3 to 4 8mg (24-32mgs) Dilaudid pills at 1 time usually around 3:00pm everyday for about 2 1/2 years now for back and nerve damage and would like to know the best way, medication, and dosage to get off this drug, also how long and how bad I will feel detoxing. The only time I have energy and feel good is the 2 or 3 hours after taking the drugs. Every muscle and bone in my body aches like I have a severe case of arthritis , i'm sleepy-but can't sleep an entire night, get a runny nose, yawn constantly and tired. I just want to feel normal again. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you. 50 ## Wow, I am very sorry to hear about your problem. The safest way to get off the medication would be under medical supervision. Have you spoken to your doctor about thi...
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available dosages of diladid
are diladids available in 40mg dosages? ## Hello, Jim! How are you? No, the maximum dosage available of Dilaudid is 32mgs in the extended release formulation and 8mg in the regular release. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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doctors who will prescribe pain medication richmond va
I am looking for a compassionate doctor in the Richmond VA area who will prescribe pain medication. ## HI, BlueBell! How are you? The current situation isn't that doctors aren't compassionate, it's that there are strict regulations in place regarding what they can and cannot prescribe, how much they can prescribe, how long they can prescribe it and why they can prescribe it. It's really tied their hands in many cases. If you have a condition that requires strong pain medications for long-term treatment of chronic pain, then your best bet is most likely going to be to see a pain management specialist. Do you have a general practitioner that you see regularly who may be able to refer you to someone? Does anyone else know of a good doctor in that area? ## I do know a pain d...
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dilaudid 4 MG
how many should i take if i have a tolerance of 40 mg of oxycodone (never taken these before, so need help!) ## Has your doctor provided a dosing schedule? if so, it is safest to follow their instructions. As to answering your question, I cannot get the correct information without knowing why type of Oxycodone you were taking and how often your dosage was. Were you on Oxycontin that you took twice a day? ## ok here we go i was perscribed dilaudid 4mg for my back pain that i have. I have l1-l2 compound compressd fracture's in my back and we all know that not all quacks are giving with their controlled scripts. I went through numerous doctors and pain management doctors before i found the right one who just understands my pain and writes me out a script for 90- dilaudid's per mont...
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Dalodid 8mg
I have been on dilaudid 8 milligram for a year nowI take 7 pills a day 196 pills a month my doctor cut me off cold turkey & had me wean myself off with a two week supply I had left can you tellme what is the appropriate way to be weaned off of Dalodid 8mg seven times a day to be ok. Thank you. ## Hello, Jim! How are you? I am very sorry about what happened to you. However, if you're asking if what your doctor did was appropriate, then yes. There is nothing that says they have to wean you off, at all and no specific requirements for doing so. As a matter of fact, as long as you're not in immediate life threatening danger, no doctor is obligated to treat you, at all. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as n...
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how long does take to get out of your system for
is dylatin and dyladid the same medication OR is it used for the samething??? ## Hello, Rony! How are you? No, they are not the same, nor do they treat the same things. Dilaudid contains the active ingredient Hydromorphone. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. But Dilantin contains the active ingredient Phenytoin, it is an anticonvulsant. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, weight changes and mood swings. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Can dogs take Dilaudid
Can u give ur dog dilaudid for pain he has teeth pain badly gonna be having all his teeth pulled very soon but he's in a lot of pain now and he ran out of his and I don't have the money to get a refill. And if he can how many MG's an old I give him......???????
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hydromorphone
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 12mg, 16mg, 24mg, 32mg
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 1mg/ml, 250mg, 2mg/ml, 4mg/ml
  • Liquid: 1mg/ml
  • Powder: 100%, 15grains
  • Solution: 10mg/ml, 5mg/5ml
  • Suppository: 3mg
  • Tablet: 2mg, 4mg, 8mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 12mg, 16mg, 32mg, 8mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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