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Hydromorphone

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Hydromorphone Overview

Hydromorphone, a more common synonym for dihydromorphinone (not to be confused with 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 comparatively, hydromorphone is to morphine as hydrocodone is to codeine and, therefore, a semi-synthetic ...

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How many days does it take for hyromorphone to leave the body?
When you take 8mg of hydromorphone for a long time, and you no longer take the pills, how many days does it take to be metabolized by the body? Wondering if and when withdrawals can happen? ## Hello, Tonya! How are you? The half-life of Hydromorphone, which is when it reaches only 50% of its level in your body is just around 4 hours, for oral dosing. Full elimination time takes 5 to 6 half-lives, so that would be 20 to 24 hours and withdrawal would likely start around that time. Withdrawal effects may include nausea, dizziness, insomnia, fever, chills, rebound pain and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?
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whatisthe differancebetween a8mghydrmorphone and a8mgdilaudid
what is the difference between a 8mg hydromorphone and a 8mg dilaudid? ## Hello, Jimbo! How are you? From what you've listed, there is no difference. Dilaudid is just the name brand for Hydromorphone. This medication carries the risk of being 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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apo one side and h2 on the other orange in color
I found this and was wondering what it was c you please help me ## Hello, Donna! How are you? This tablet contains 2mgs of Hydromorphone, which is a narcotic analgesic. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you so much for the information I had no idea what it was .this is a great site for helping people know what they have .thanks again .
Updated 5 days ago.
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Can not fill hydromorphone rx in pt charlotte
Hello. I just moved here from NYC and I have serious lower back issues. I was in a car accident in 2000 and have 2 herniated disks in my back and have been on hydromorphone for years. I saw a Doctor here in my new town and he gave me the rx, then came the nightmare. I drove to over 50 pharmacies to only be told "we're out of that rx and even had someone from walgreens pick up a piece of paper and start reading me a script as to why he cant fill it. I have aetna insurance and sent the rx in for home delivery and they said they would have no problem filling the script, I sent it in and again was told they wouldn't fill it. I have been on this medication for years and I desperately need help. I see on these forums that other people are having the same problem. I don't want ...
Updated 6 days ago.
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Dilaudid and Subutex
I had a knee surgery yesterday. I have been using subutex to help me taper narcotics. I stopped the subutex 2 weeks before surgery. My doctor prescribed both percocet and oxycontin. I am getting no pain relief. The iv Dilaudid worked in the hospital. Has anyone used Dilaudid by pill at home ## I have suffered with chronic neck and back pain for years due to disk and nerve problems. My Dr. switched me from oxycontin to diulaudid (4-8 mg) and it worked for the first 9 mos. or so, then I got no relief. Many people get sick on it or very itchy. I am now on a higher dosage of Percoset. ## Are you familiar with subutex? ## No, I'm not. ## It is a new drug that has some pain killing ability. It is a controlled substance. When you take it other narcotics don't work. So it is good for so...
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pictures of pills with triangle imprint
a white thin oblong pill with a triangle like symbol ## There are triangle imprints used by several manufacturers, they are usually generic pills and there are far too many for me to be able to post pictures of them. What does the symbol look like? Is it similar to an hourglass? If so, that's the Ivax logo and they make many different generic products. Are there any other markings on the tablet? Like letters or numbers? ## Pink round pill with triangle with p inside the triangle on top /score mark/ 151 on bottom ## Hello.I am pharmacist from Poland, with large passion to my job...Today I found an oval ,white ,10mm lenght,6mm wide pill with imprinted on one side number 2 and there is a letter u,or n inside triangular ,more like shield of a knight shaped logo. In whole my carrer I did...
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where to fill hydromorphone 2mg
Where can I fill a prescription hydromorphone 2mg in the Dallas area? #120 ## Hello, Dot! How are you? I'm sorry, but there is no listing of pharmacies according to what medications they carry that I can refer to for you. The only way to find out is by actually going to the pharmacies, with the prescription in hand. 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. Has it been out of stock?
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(hydromorphone and tylenol)
Which is stronger 2mg of Hydromorphone Or 500mg of tylenol? ## Hello, Karen! How are you? The Hydromorphone is a potent narcotic that is only available via prescription, so it is the stronger of the two. 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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Hydromorphone 2mg prescribed
I was prescribed Dilaudid 2mg every 6 hours as needed for pain after being in the hospital for 5 days getting it through an IV every 2 hours as needed.... The pills I was prescribed were 4mg and I cut them in half.... Am I at serious risk if I take a whole pill for severe pain??? I am embarassed to ask my doctor in fear that he will think I am an addict trying to get a cheap high. This is not the case however. I actually am not a fan of taking pills at all, not even tylenol. The pain is almost unbearable. What do I do??? ## 4mgs is not a dangerous dose, though it is really strong and if you aren't used to taking medications, it will probably hit you very hard and you'll experience more of the side effects. Since it is a potent narcotic, they can include: nausea, drowsiness, dizz...
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yellow round pill with the number 4 on one side and pms on the other what is it
I've found a little yellow round pill with the number 4 on one side and the letters Pms on the other side what is it ## Hello, Jaye! How are you? This tablet contains 4mgs of 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. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 months ago.
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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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