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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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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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Dilaudid as a Oxycodone replacement?
Hi I suffered a L1/L2 complete SCI injury some 4 years ago. After 6-7 weeks when the spinal shock wore off I noticed I had a burning pain in my lower groin area even though I can't really feel much below my hips, we thought maybe it was a UTI but all showed negative. It was diagnosed as chronic nerve pain and it never goes away, I get acute nerve pains in my legs ontop of this cronic pain. I have been taking 10mg Oxycodone four to five times per day and methadone 10mg once a day for the chronic pain + 800mg Gabapentin three times a day for the burning in my legs. The only way I have been able to keep my doses so low over the years is by being very hard on myself as to when to take the pain meds but as hard as I have tried I'm now going up to around 60mg total Oxycodone per day a...
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Dilaudid effects
Morphine intravenously did nothing. No pain relief, no rush, no nothing. Highest permissible dose for my weight. Nothing. Dilaudid took 7 seconds to get from my forearm to my brain. Woooooossssshhhhh! ! Intraven for 4 days, same results every time. Instant heaven. If I gave in, instant addiction. Don't want any of that again. Compared to dil, normal life is total pain. Can't live like that! ## Hello, Robbie! How are you? That does happen, sometimes, not every medication works for everyone that tries it. That's why they are usually multiple choices available in any given therapeutic category. 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...
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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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Dilaudid doesn't work for pain
I am allergic to Vicodin and Percocet so for my last 2 surgical procedures have been prescribed 4mg oral Dilaudid. I understand that it is a very powerful pain reliever but I get minimal relief from it so is it possible that my pain receptors are not responsive to this type of medication? The only other pain med that I take is Lodine (NSAID) for arthritis. It seems that I get more pain relieve from 2 Tylenol but am still in alot of pain with that. Both times after surgery I have stopped taking the Dilaudid after 3 days because I'm still in pain and on top of that constipated. Has anyone had this same minimal response and any suggestions on other pain meds I could use if needed? ## Odd. I too had little relief from Dilaudid. I was in a motorcycle accident, and they gave me that after...
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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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