Does Dilaudid Have Morphine In It

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does dilaudid have morphine in it
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I have been prescribed dilaudid for pain but I am alergic to morhpine. Am I safe or no? ## Dilaudid contains the active ingredient Hydromorphone, which is another narcotic opiate. It's related to Morphine, but not the same. It does have the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache and constipation. Learn more Dilaudid details here. Since you are allergic to Morphine, there is a chance that you may be allergic to other opiates as well, thus please watch for the signs of an allergic reaction, such as hives, trouble breathing, or throat swelling. Has your doctor prescribed it and are they aware of your allergy? ## Regarding Dilaudid. I always have Dilaudid when I have surgery. I have allergic problems with Morp... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Dilaudid.
Fri, Sep 06 '13, 11:28 PM
morphine vs dilaudid
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I have had occassional reactions to Morphine shots in ER (severe nausea/vomiting, hallucinations.) And began to think I was allergic or sensitive to it. When hospitalized for severe back pain and inability to sit up or walk, I was put on a pain pump of dilaudid and sent home on the pump. I had never heard of dilaudid before but lost my appetite and anything I ate, threw it up. In 6 weeks I lost 23 lbs, just lying in bed. I became weaker and weaker and began to think I was going to die. I had told the home nurse on several visits what was happening and she just said it was a side effect. Finally a male nurse did my home visit and when I told him, he said he needed to call the Dr., who recommended going to ER and having my electrolytes checked. While there I learned it was a drivitive of,... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Morphine.
Thu, Aug 17 '17, 8:46 PM
dilaudid and Morphine
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I've had two back surgerys and I have a spinal cord stimulator in iam on 60mgs of morphine and 8 mgs of dilaudid and I still have break through pain plus iam on 150mgs of Lyrica iam just wondering what I can change to cover the pain. ## Hello, Sheri! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. You could possibly raise either the Morphine or the Lyrica to higher dosages to get better pain control. The Morphine carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. What other medications have you tried? How often do you take the Dilaudid? ## I'm on Dilaudid it makes all my bones hurt really bad. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Dilaudid.
Sat, Sep 03 '16, 12:17 PM
Morphine Verses Dilaudid
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I'am taking morphine sulfate 30mg ir. how much dilaudid equal that or what mg of dilaudid ## It would take 7.5mgs of the Dilaudid to be equivalent to each 30mg dosage of Morphine. Learn more Morphine details here. Learn more Dilaudid details here. It's actually much stronger than Morphine, so you don't need quite as much to handle pain at the same level. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 4 years ago in Morphine.
Thu, Oct 18 '12, 2:27 PM
Morphine ER vs. Dilaudid issue
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After a brain & spine surgery a 1.5yr. ago (forever living w/ Chiari Malformation & related conditions, permanent damage, more surgery) I've been on 30mg. Morphine ER & Tramadol for breakthrough....but... (30mg. Morphine ER 2x's per day, a 15mg. Morphine midday and 2-4 Tramadol for breakthrough when needed...try to keep that very limited) my condition comes w/ headaches. Common. But they have been a bit more than expected-even w/ my sumatriptan, etc. Daily, a nagging heavy headache - not always a migraine / the Chiari h/a I know so well. However, it dawned on me that when in ICU, in a hospital stay recently for kidney stones (after last surgery especially, brain & spine) the nurses & Dr's realized that when they gave me the morphine (IV, not oral obviousl... ...
Updated 9 months ago in Morphine.
Thu, Dec 01 '16, 1:09 PM
Taking dilaudid and morphine
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If i had taken a dilaudid at 12:00 p.m and I'm still in pain, how many hours apart can i take a morphine? ...
Updated 2 months ago in Dilaudid.
Sun, Jun 25 '17, 3:08 PM
ML23 is this morphine, oxycontin, or dilaudid
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small round orange pill marked ML23 ## Found a match it's Lisinopril 5 mg, which is used to lower blood pressure. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ...
Updated 8 years ago in Morphine.
Wed, May 13 '09, 5:26 PM
demerol, dilaudid and percocet wtih morphine
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Demeral, dilaudid, and percocet which has a cross-sentsitivity. ## Is there cross sensitvitywith a morphine allergy with percocet? ## Based on my research, there are interactions that apply to the following drug combinations: Demerol (meperidine) + morphine Dilaudid (hydromorphone) + morphine Percocet (acetaminophen/oxycodone) + morphine Quoted below are the precautions you should be aware of: "may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with these medications. Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you. It is important to tell your doctor about all other... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Demerol.
Sun, May 19 '13, 11:52 AM
Withdrawal Morphine
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I was recently hospitalized and was given dilauted and morphine for 8 days. I was then sent home. I am now suffering from abdominal pain and cramping 4 days later. I did experience abdominal pain while in the hospital. Is this related to the morphine and how long will it last? ## Dilaudid contains Hydromorphone, so it is a narcotic, just like the Morphine, so it could also be causing some of the problem. I can't say with certainty, but it could be some mild withdrawal symptoms, which can happen with narcotics, however, you were only on them for a little over a week, so it really shouldn't late more than a few days. If it continues or gets worse, please make sure to contact your doctor. Are there any other questions? ## Thanks for the info. I will definitely see my physician if t... ...
Updated 6 years ago in Morphine.
Mon, Apr 18 '11, 9:59 PM
 Dilaudid Hydromorphone
Hydromorphone, also known as dihydromorphinone, and sold under the brand name Dilaudid among others, is a centrally acting pain medication of the opioid class. It is a derivative of morphine; to be specific, it is a hydrogenated ketone thereof. Comparatively, hydromorphone is to morphine as hydrocodone is to codeine—that is, a semi-synthetic drug. In medical terms, it is an opioid analgesic and, in legal terms, a narcotic. Hydromorphone is commonly used in the hospital setting, mostly i...
Hydro Morphine
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A morphine pump has been removed and now the hydro morphine has replaced it. Not many doctors prescribe Hydro Morphine and we have moved to the state of Georgia from California which is where the prescription originated. What can be prescribed in its place? Or are there any ways to find out who is in the network to prescribe hydro morphine. ## Hi Bob, Did you mean to say "Hydromorphone" (Dilaudid)? There is no such drug as Hydro Morphine, to my knowledge. In any case, there are many different alternative prescription and non-prescription options for pain management/relief. Although, if you're looking for a pain management doctor to prescribe Dilaudid, I think the links below may be helpful in so far locating PM Doctors within your general area: {link removed because site no ... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Morphine.
Fri, Aug 24 '12, 7:35 PM
Morphine Patch
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My mother has spinal stenosis which cases her great pain. She uses B transpatches 50. which provides no relief. What could be used as an alternative? She is 84. ## I have cervical spinal stenosis. I have used fentanyl patches and lollipops in the past to control my pain. It is very strong but can be given in very small doses and due to her age I doubt a pain specialist would give her any grief over it. Dilaudid also works well for me but I am a poor metaboliser so not many opiatess work for me. You might want to ask about either one of these pain meds. ## Yes, the Fentanyl patches are also what I would suggest asking her doctor about, it is a very strong narcotic, over 80 times stronger than the Morphine, so the patches come in either 0.25mcgs or 0.50mcgs. They are time released and eac... ...
Updated 17 days ago in Morphine.
Mon, Sep 04 '17, 2:12 PM
how many mg does dilaudid come in
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I've been on dilaudid 4mgs for 9 years for damaged pancreas and now I have hip problems that are very painful, and the pain medication is not controlling the pain.. It's maddening....hopeless. ## Hello, Joy! How are you? I am sorry that you're in so much pain. It goes as high as 32mgs, so there are higher doses you can try. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. What other medications have you tried? ## Since the year 2000 I was prescribed 180 60mg at a time of morphine extended release and morphine 15mg extended release three times a day each +184 5mg oxycodone instant release tablets per day. The reason for this is because I jackknifed a forklif... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Dilaudid.
Sat, Jun 17 '17, 11:21 PM
pain medication stronger than morphine and dilaudid
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Dilaudid is a semi synthetic keytone or Hydromorphone HCL, so it is i feel its twice the potency of morphine, short acting though. I take 70mg Methadone HCL and Dilaudid for breakthrough pain. I did also get Percocet 10/325 but after this new law he would not give me a one. I never ever felt like a dope addict but yet feel they are scrutinizing me at some pharmacies. I am sick to death and because some people are just plain ignorant they ruined many lives of good upstanding folks of all ages. If he continues to cut me down i will go to another. I need help with that but i have no idea where to go in the Denver metro area. ## I don't understand how you are able to feel any narcotic with 70 mgs. of methadone in your system. Methadone works almost as a blocking agent once one has arriv... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Morphine.
Wed, Jul 19 '17, 6:27 PM
morphine sulfate 60mg and dilaudid 8mg lorazepam 1mg
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I wanted to know if I can take double of any of these meds because I take them but my hips and legs still hurt excruciating I caught a really bad asthma attack in 2010 from pollen I stood in the hospital and they gave me steroids which gave me AVN so I need hip replacements now at a young age its pain as if u wouldn't believe but my meds don't really work for me I just feel high with really bad pain to where I sometimes want to cut my legs off I feel as if this disease has truly ruined my life ## Hello, China! How are you doing? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. However no, doubling up on the medications on your own is not a good idea, you could put yourself at risk of overdose. Have you consulted your doctor? You need to let them know that the current dosage isn't... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Morphine.
Mon, Jan 05 '15, 3:36 AM
oxycodone ir or morphine compared to dilaudid w fentanyl
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I am currently prescribed fentanyl 25mcg and hydromorphone 4mg aka dilaudid. Ever since I was switched to dilaudid I have been having severe BT pain and some not so good side effects like bladder issues that I informed my PCP and after seeing them 4 times they were telling me I might have to see a Urologist...smh here it's a side effect of the hydromorphone... anyways I was wondering if anyone knew the difference between oxy ir or morphine ir to replace the dilaudid and what mg I should be switched to. ## Hello, Jess! How are you? I'm sorry that you're in pain. The only Oxy IR dosage that is available is a 5mg capsule, there others are all either regular release or the extended release. This medications contains the active ingredient Oxycodone and you'd need 10.67mgs of ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Oxycodone.
Mon, May 30 '16, 7:44 AM
8mg morphine pill
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white round pms 8 ## This is not Morphine, this tablet contains 8mgs of Hydromorphone, a generic for Dilaudid. This is a very potent narcotic pain reliever. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. ...
Updated 8 years ago in Morphine.
Wed, Mar 04 '09, 8:12 PM
dilodid morphine
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cronic pain ## Dilaudid (Hydromorphone) is essentially liquid heroin and should be only prescribed for extreme cases of pain, due to the fact that it is highly ADDICTIVE. ## Dilaudid is Hydromophone, it is no longer available in just a liquid, it comes in pills now as well, instant release. It is a very strong narcotic, yes, highly addictive but no more so than any other narcotics. Also for chronic pain users, you are more apt to become dependent on the meds than you are to become addicted to them. Here's more information: Dilaudid Click Here ## My doctor of seven years that helped me with my disability dropped me after his nurse and wife desided they didn't want me there anymore. My doctor knew my problems but they wanted me gone. Now I'm stuck at a meth clinic cause I was ... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Morphine.
Fri, Aug 02 '13, 12:18 AM
stop the morphine?
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My 28 yr old son is on day 4 following a tonsillectomy. He was originally prescribed 5 mg oxycodone every three hours and 15mg extended release morphine every 12 hours. The oxy was only providing relief for 2 hours, so doctor prescribed two dilaudid (2mg), every 3 hrs, in place of oxy. He got a horrible headache after taking the dilaided, so he returned to the oxy. My question is: should he discontinue time release morphine as he is very concerned about his headache returning from the morphine. Thanking you in advance. ## Hello, Beth! How is he doing? If the Morphine hadn't caused headaches before, why does he think it would start doing so? I'm not quite sure that I'm understanding your question. Can you please post back and clarify? Thank you! This is a narcotic analgesic, ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Morphine.
Sat, Dec 21 '13, 4:02 PM
P 4 Dilaudid
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is dalotta stronger then vicodan ## Yes, for each 5mgs of Hydrocodone, you'd only need 1.25mgs of the Hydromorphone in the Dilaudid. You can learn more Dilaudid details here and you can learn more Vicodin details here. However, they are both opiate narcotics, so they carry 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? ## Dilaudid, generic-Hydromorphone 10-20x stronger then morphine. Dependind on administration route ...
Updated 4 years ago in Dilaudid.
Mon, May 13 '13, 9:57 PM

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