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i was taking Dilaudid 4 mg., I am once at night.

This is the first night I did not need to take a pill. I take Ambien to sleep. I woke up shaking and my leg were moving. Ingot up to walk around,drank water,went back to bed,can't sleep. so I took one of my husbands Xanax I took 1/2 of a .5, try to rest and fall asleep, no good, 1/2 hour later I took another 1/2 of Xanax. Inothing I can't sleep. I don't know what else I can do. Need some input, I would greatpo;d greatly appreciate it. Thanks Carol ## Benzos will often strengthen the opiate, but not the other way around. You may want to speak to your doctor about Ambien. The side effects are minimal and I have had great success with several of my clients. Xanax is not a sleep drug. It is more for anxiety and where it may relax you, it does not often bring about REM sleep. If ...

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Dilaudid given to 91 year old mom

My mom went to the emergency room and we think they gave her Dilaudid instead of tylenol for pain which was not in anyway severe or the reason she was there. After that she was totally knocked out and now 2 1/2 days later is in a semi comatose state. Could this be the result of being given that drug mistakenly? ## If you look on the paperwork from your E.R. room visit you’ll be able too see exactly what they did from the diagnostic to determine what was wrong with your mother to what type of medications they gave her while she was there and what they sent home with her for a prescription.. usually all doctors are very very tedious about what they prescribe elderly people and what is age-appropriate also with the opioid epidemic that is going on the crisis with people becoming addi...

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16mg dilaudid given to me per day then had memory problems

My doctor knew nothing about how this medication would work in my system. And am upset because my behavior changed drastically while taking it with the Fetenyl pain patch. Doctor then changed me to hydrocodone quickly one day. He had given me so much I had memory loss and ultimately a stroke. Anyone else have same trouble with this dose of diladid.? Doctor insisted I take it until memory loss set in. ## I am very sorry about what happened to you. However, no one can know how any given medication will affect anyone, if they've never taken it before. Opiates have been known to cause personality changes in some people that take them, as well as memory issues, as listed by the FDA. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such...

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4mg Dilaudid Vs 80 Mg Oxycontin Er

Hello~I'm on oxy 80's and dilaudid 4mgs which are prescribed for back pain. The oxys alone don't help at all. I get dilaudids tomorrow, but will be out of oxys. Does anyone know if the dilaudid alone will help? Thanks ## How did it work? Did you get any pain relief? Dilaudid contains the active ingredient Hydromorphone, which is very potent, but if you've been taking 80mgs of the Oxycodone, then you'd need 30mgs of it to be equivalent for analgesia. Learn more Dilaudid details here. Learn more Oxycodone details here. ## Hey! I sort of figured out the conversion and was taking 30 mg. or more of Dilaudid a day. I continue to be in around the clock pain. I believe I need to take the Oxycontin and Dilaudid in conjunction with one another. Thanks for responding! ## 10 MGS...

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About Splitting Dialaudid 2 mg

I was prescribed Dilaudid 2mg for the repair of an incisional hernia. Pain maiintenance has been a problem in as much as I cannont in the least tollerate even 2mgs of dilaudid. In the hospital was one matter. At home I was scared, felt on and off as if I were dying and very week to the point that I could barely make it to the kitchen to eat even oatmeal It would take me 10 to clean up a small kitchen spill because I was so weak. I switched to 600 mg IB and was chastised by the Advice Nurse for even considering IB and to switch immediately to Tylenol. My Question is this: Has anyone every been successful with pain maintenance with Tylenol Extra Strength or with 1/2 a 2 mg Dilaudid pill. Though still so afraid of Dilaudid. Thank YOU ## It really depends on what works for you. If Tylenol/A...

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delodid

white small m 2 ## I'm t4\t5 parapalygic with horrific pain from my mldchest down to about my asophogest. I've tried every pain medicine known lncluding Delodid and nothing touches it. Any suggestions? ## Dilaudid is a very potent narcotic analgesic that contains the active ingredient Hydromorphone, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and constipation. Learn more Dilaudid details here. Peter, have you tried Fentanyl? It's really the strongest opiate available, so it may help more than others have. Learn more Fentanyl details here. ## I recently broke my back and was prescribed Dilaudid. I'm in excruciating pain so I take them for the brief relief they give me. I'm at the same time so scared of ...

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Hair loss and dilaudid

I have been on dilaudid since March due to severe back pain and surgery. I am slowly getting off but noticed that my hair is thinning very rapidly on top. Anyone else have this proble,? ## Dilaudid contains the active ingredient Hydromorphone, which is a potent narcotic analgesic. Have you consulted your doctor? Hair loss is not a known side effect of this medication, but there are several other people that reported experiencing it, while taking it and there is really no way to say how any given medication will affect any one individual. However, if it is being caused by the medication, then in theory, it should improve, as you continue to lessen your use of it and discontinue the medication. ## I was looking up Dilaudid and hair loss, because that is the only thing that has changed in ...

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doctors who are willing to prescribe oxy for fibromyalgia and arthritis

I have severe fibromyalgia and arthritis. I am in severe pain most of the time with no relief. ## Hello, Sherri! How are you? If you require such a medication for the long-term ongoing treatment of pain, you'll need to see a pain management specialist, due to the new directives set forth by the DEA last year. Most general practitioners aren't going to want to take the risk of prescribing it. Do you currently have a PCP that could refer you to someone? If so, that might be the quickest and easiest way to find the help you need. The FDA lists this medication as being 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. What is your general location? This information might en...

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Doctors Willing To Prescribe Pain Meds Near Joplin MO

Joplin or near joplin mo pain dr that will prescribe dilaudid and norco that dosent cost $ 500 for the first visit ## I'm sorry, but really that's about the average for most specialists. Do you have insurance to cover it? Learn more Norco details here. Can anyone else suggest someone that may be a bit cheaper? The only other suggestion I can make, if you don't have insurance, is to contact your local hospitals and see if they have a social work department. The people there often have a list of resources to help people that don't have insurance, so they can get the medical care they need. They may even know of a clinic that can help that has a sliding fee scale. ## Who is the doctor in Joplin? I live in Joplin, MO and have been to countless pain management specialists tha...

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What is stronger Dilaudid or Oxycontin 40 mg?

I have been on Dilaudid for over 2 years now and I can't seem to get off of it. I'm under a doctor's care, but anyone who is on it knows it's very addicting! I think like everybody else, it's no good if you take it orally. It's only effective other ways. I always run out of Dilaudid before my prescription is ready to refill and recently I filled a script for oxycontin 40 mg to see if they could replace my 4 mg Dilaudid. However, I took 1/2 of a 40 mg. and felt nothing. An hour later I took my 4 mg Dilaudid and it seems to have worked. But they are very short lived, that's why for chronic pain they like to give these stupid time release pain pills. How many mg.'s does equal the same amount of Dilaudid? I also would like to know if anyone has ever tapered o...

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What is stronger - Dilaudid or Opana?

What is stronger, a Dilaudid 8mg or Opana 10mg? I was taking Dilaudid 8mg every 6 hrs for six months and then the pain would come back in three hours. My doctor has switched me to Opana 10mg er and this is the second day... I am in so much pain. How long will it take for Opana to be effective? I'm suffering, help. ## Hello, Dana! How are you doing? I am so sorry that you're in pain. You need 10.67 mgs of the Opana to equal each 8mgs you were taking of the Dilaudid, so the 10mg ER is not an equivalent dose, which likely explains your problem. 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. Have you contacted your doctor? You need to let them know that this dose...

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which is stronger dilaudid 8 milligrams or methadone

Which is stronger 8 milligrams of Dilaudid or methadone ## Appendix 1 in the following link displays a clinician's "equi-analgesic dosing guide equivalency table" that you may want to have a look at: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1163279 My opinion based on the chart linked above is that because each drug's onset, duration of action, half life and overall potency are different, there's no easy/safe way to predetermine what an equivalent dose might be without undergoing the process of trial and error. Not to mention that some patients are also rapid metabolizers of certain opiates/opioids, which may offset any predetermined data we come up with in regards to drug efficacy. Having said that, I think even if someone else reported one or another to be stronger, the pa...

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Is Dilaudid 8 Stronger Than MS Contin 30

i take ms contin 30mg and i want something alot stronger. Is diluadid 8 the best for back back or and server pain? Is ms contin the best or is diluadid stronger and better i want something stronger i and better for pain i get 30mg of ms contin with 10mg of norco breakthrogh pain and that does not work. ## yes diluadid is stronger but unless u can afford name brand i would not start taking them the detox has to be done in hospital and they are not going to make generic anymore they just stopped it has been a prob my husband is facing ## just take MS Contin 200mg. it is = to 8mg.diluadid ## you need detox ## Dilaudid is 10 times stronger than morphine. So if you are ordered 8 mg of dilaudid it is equivalent to 80mg of morphine. Keep in mind that it is immediate release. If you take 8mg of...

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what is the difference in yellow 4mg dilaudids i have always got and white ones that are manufactured by malli they dont work

I have always got the yellow 4mg. dilaudids and they worked great. This month I got white ones 4mg. that are manufactured by Malli. They don't work at all. I need to take two to even get any relief and it is not much. ## @iceangel, Usually when you receive a tablet that looks different from what you're used to getting, it's often the result of differences in the list of inactive ingredients; even if the dosage remains the same. If you happen to know the imprint on both tablets I can post a list of binders/fillers used in each one for a closer look at what makes them different aside from the apparent yellow dye. From what I've been led to believe, certain types of fillers can't actually be metabolized by our bodies and because the active ingredient is mixed up within ...

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LCI 1355 8 Mg Dilaudid Pictures

I have a pill i believe to be dilaudid 8 mg. Letters lCI 1355. Is this a dilaudid 8 mg? ## Hi donny, You are correct. The imprint "LCI 1355" is identified as being Hydromorphone hydrochloride (8 mg). Dilaudid is a brand name of Hydromorphone. I cannot post a picture due to copyright reasons, however this specific pill is Manufactured by Lannett Company, Inc. NOTE: If you follow the link below to the manufacturer's webpage, you can download the company's full color product catalog (including photos of the pills): I hope this helps! ## I recently had a severe problem with kidney stones. 2 that were 9 mm and one 12 mm. This was the most severe pain I have ever experienced and the hospital gave me this med through I. V. While hospitalized and a prescription for it when I was...

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How Long Does K 4 Stay In Your System

How long will a k4 stay in your system? ## A round, yellow tablet with a K on one side and a 4 on the other is a 4mg Dilaudid tablet, which contains the active ingredient Hydromorphone, it is a narcotic analgesic. Like most other narcotics, it can be detectable in a standard urine test for approximately 4 to 5 days, after taking it. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## I ran out of suboxone and _s doing k4s for about 2 to weeks. Now I found my suboxone that was slowly stolen from me as I want to know how to ease back on my subs.I haven't had a k4 for24 or more hours ## Can 4mg of dilaudid be flushed in 21/2 days? Just one dose? ## I have ckd and on Prednisone and immunosuppresive drug, my potassium is 5.6 , am I in danger? What should I do to lower my level and how...

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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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Where To Fill A Dilaudid Script In New Port Richey Fl

My grandfather has Stage 4 lung cancer and we have been trying to fill his Dilaudid script for a very long time. I don't know which pharmacy to go to because it seems they are dry. If anyone has ANY avaiable information I would greatly appreciate it because I cannot stand to see my grandfather in so much pain. Please help. ## Have you tried any of the local hospital pharmacies? That's the only suggestion I can think of right now, they are usually able to keep a larger supply on hand than most regular retail pharmacies and they often give priority to people that are suffering with such devastating illnesses. Learn more Dilaudid details here. I'd suggest calling a couple and asking them about it. ## I can help u with information contact me ## my mother is sick with stage 3 can...

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I Have Chronic Pancreatitis An In PDr Had Me On Dilaudid But It Only Worked For About Two Hours As Well Percocet He Has Changed

II Have Chronic Pancreatitis And PDr Had Me On Dilaudid But It Only Worked For About Two Hours As Well Percocet He Has Changed mypain meds to low doses of Percocet & added long acting oxycontin. However oxy gives me bad headaches & can take up to 2 hours to kick in & then puts me to sleep! Does anyone know of a different pain med that will help the pain immediately without side effects so tha I can function like a normal human being? Any feedback would be greatly appreciated, thanks. ## Have you tried an instant release pain medication, in conjunction with the Oxycontin? There is an instant release formulation of Oxycodone that's available as a capsule and it does just what it sounds like it would, it starts to work as soon as you swallow it, rather than taking some time...

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Chronic pancreatitis

I have suffered from chronic pancreatitis for the last 20 years. Unfortunately the state stepped in and will not allow my doctor to write my medication for my Dilaudid any longer and I have not been able to find another doctor who will continue to write my prescription for dilaudid. I have never abused my pain medication and it is becoming quite frustrating and depressing that I cannot find a doctor to continue my treatment. it has been the only thing to keep me out of the hospital for the last 6 years. Up until six years ago I was in the hospital every two to three weeks for a period of about 3 years when I was at my worst. I had zero quality of life. Through this treatment I have managed to stay out of the hospital and maintain some quality of life. I do not wish to go back to living ...

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