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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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tiny white round pill with 4 imprint on one side blank on the other side
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found this need to know what it is very tiny round white with imprint 4 on one side ## It sounds like a hydromorphone generic for dilaudid a four milligram. They have different manufactures they also come in yellow color with 4mg. These are used for severe pain.
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What Pharmacy In Spring Hill Fl Has 8mg Hydromorphone Stock
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who knows what pharmacy has generic dilaudid in stock in spring hill Fl. 34606?! ## In order to find out which pharmacy has this medication in stock, you'd probably have to go in person to each pharmacy that you intend on having it filled at and ask them in person. Reason being is that most pharmacists will be reluctant to tell a complete stranger over the phone if they have one of the most potent narcotic pain relievers in stock. If you are having trouble filling a script, I have heard that others are trying Walgreens Mail Order services with better success. Is there anyone else in Florida who can suggest what has or hasn't worked for you, in so far as filling your prescription? ## I was having a big problem getting my scripts filled for different scheduled drugs over the years...
Updated 10 days ago.
Dilaudid and Subutex
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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 15 days ago.
where to get a prescription for hydromorphone in polk county fl
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I been getting my script of delaudid 8mg for my leg and back pain for 2 years now at a phamacy that I been paying $700 for 100 right now im trying to get disabilty and cant afford that price anymore so im looking for a pharmacy like sams,walmart,publix,walgreens cvs, I know they have cheaper prices on them so that I can afford to pay for my script but everyone I go to says they cant get them does anyone in polkcounty know where I can go plz thank u ## Where did you get your dilaudid filled in Polk County ?
Updated 16 days ago.
what is the next lower dose of painkilles to dildud k /4? When i need to taper off as my health improves.
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I hope to improve health wise, i'm on hydromorphone and would like to know what the next lower dose painkiillers will be,,thank u. ## Hello, Bug! How are you doing? There is a lower dose of Dilaudid available, there are 2mg tablets, not just the 4mg ones. Learn more Dilaudid details here. 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. And your doctor should be able to help you taper off of them, when the time comes. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## Hi, while i appreciate that hydromorphone has many issues regarding tolerance, dependency and addiction, I do hope that as your pain subsides, you will unwittingly forget to take your pain meds so regularl...
Updated 1 month ago.
How many days does it take for hyromorphone to leave the body?
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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?
Updated 2 months ago.
whatisthe differancebetween a8mghydrmorphone and a8mgdilaudid
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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?
Updated 2 months ago.
apo one side and h2 on the other orange in color
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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 2 months ago.
Can not fill hydromorphone rx in pt charlotte
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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 2 months ago.
pictures of pills with triangle imprint
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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...
Updated 3 months ago.

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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