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Hydromorphone 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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Hydromorph Contin =Hydromorphone
Is morphine stronger than hydromorph contin. I use to take 100 mg of morphine, I've since had 6 major back operations and now have titanium rods from my pelvis up to my occupant so I no longer am able to move my head at all for it's fused to my body. I'm taking 24mg of hydromorph contin. It doesn't work for me and I was wondering if just morphine is stronger for pain?
Updated 10 days ago.
small white pill o 4
I had a total shoulder replacement feb 10 2014 I had a reaction to hydromorphone pills how long does it take for a 4 mg pill to get out of my system because I'm still itching ## Hello, Angel! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem that you had. However, there is really no definitive answer for this question, much of it depends on your body. Have you been taking anything for the itching?
Updated 19 days ago.
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yellow clear capsule hydromorphone compound
yellow clear capsule hydromorphone compound are they 4mg or 8mg
Updated 20 days ago.
Small Round Pink Pills In Blister Pack Which Has The Day Of Week On
The pills are in blister packs and on the back of the blister pack is stated" mon" "tues' etc. What are they for? ## Need more information from the tablet. Identify the numbers or letters on the pill it's self. But sounds like birth control tablets. ## Could also be a 24 hour extended release analgesic; blister packs of JURNISTA hydromorphone and MXL morphine also carry the days of the week. There is no alternative to visiting a pill identification site, though why it is not possible to tell from the blister which should carry both brand name and drug name is a mystery to me.
Updated 23 days ago.
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weaning from 32 mgs of hydromorphone to 400 mg Lucynta
As a way to end a long battle with neuropathic pain from chemotherapy that started with hydrocodone and ended with 100 mcg Duragesic Patch/48 hours, I wanted to get off the patches and so first brought down, slowly, to 50 mcg Duragesic/48 hours and then I wanted to move to a different drug - we switched to hydromorphone, beginning at 8 mg 6 x day for 4 days, then 4 mg a 11 x day for 7 days, then eventually to 4 mg 8 x a day = 32 mgs a day. I am not metabolizing this well and in a lot of pain and discomfort, and so we are switching to a drug I am unfamiliar with, called Lucynta. I am to take 100 mg 4 x a day, and in two weeks go down 1/2 pill every 2 weeks until I'm done. Has anyone used Lucynta for weaning? I understand that I am fortunate to be weaning from hydromorphone rather tha...
Updated 1 month ago.
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Hydromorphone 6, 12mg extened release.
My doctor told me to up my hydromorphone from 6 mg to 12 mg extended release. I was taking 6 mg extended every 12 hours with 4 mg enstant release every 4 hours. Now I'm taking 12mg extended release every 12 hours with 1mg enstant release every 4 hours. How is that upping my dose?? Wasn't the 6 mg extended release with the 4 mg enstant release every 4 hours more then I'm taking now ?? Please help.
Updated 1 month ago.
Hydromorphone 12mg
My doctor changed my dose from 6 mg extended release to 12 mg extended release. I hope this will help. How much 12 mg will be released in my system at once?? I take 2 every 12 hours.
Updated 1 month ago.
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...
Updated 1 month ago.
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orange 2mg pill sideways TV on otherside
Small pale orange pill with a 2 on one side and a TV on otherside except its sideways ## Hello, Jayla! How are you? This tablet contains 2mgs 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 1 month ago.
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8mg works better
I take 4, 2 mg tablets every 8 hours. I find taking 8 mg at once works better, instead of 4 mg every 4 hours. Everyone is different i guess. Also taking 6mg extended release every 12 hours. ## Hello, Chris! How are you? What medication are you talking about? I'm sorry, but you didn't mention it or post this in any particular drug forum. :-) ## Sorry about that. I'm taking hydromorphone.
Updated 1 month ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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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Hydromorphone 2 Mg Using Hydromorphone 2 Mg. What should I look for and how to prevent terrible constipation with this medication. Thank yo...  2
hydromorphone- to much? My mom has been battling stage 3 Salivary glad cancer for 5 years. She is terminal. Lately there has been 2 seisures due...  1
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