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withdrawals from dilaudid 2mg x 5 a day

My pain Mgmt. doc. stopped giving me dilaudid 2mg, 5 times a day and fioricet 2 times a day as my urine always came back negative. I mean, she just cut me off and I am afraid as I do not know or understand what I will experience. Can someone please explain to me what all to expect as I do not see another pain mgmt. doc. for four months. Thanks for listening to my problems, Sally ## Hi I feel that we're in a similar situation, as my prescribed Xanax more than most of the time comes back negative in my UA -a few times I actually ran out of them 2 days before my dr.visit and I told him that I had taken a half a few times during the month do to just felling I needed it. I'm prescribed one .25mg and one half a day which comes out to a very small dose of .375 daily. I've been warn...

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Dilaudid Withdrawal Feedback Requested

On day 4 of cold turkey Dilaudid withdrawals. Severe back pain sufferer. Was on 24mg/day for about 18 mos. Brutal. So tired I can barely move, add to that the back pain with limited muscle support and you start to get the picture. Worse symptoms have been diarrhea, insomnia, headaches, mental strangeness and I'm in too much of a general fog to remember what else. Only reason I've slept at all in the past 3 days is Temazepam. But at best an hour or two at a time. Not a natural narcotics lover. No pain, no drugs. Have Diaz and Temaz for a general insomnia problem anyway. Plus if you don't sleep and have a pain problem you're toast. To be completely honest, my doctor is a total F***ing A****le and a quack. I live in a rural area and there's no choices except this idiot ...

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Why is it so hard to sleep while tapering Dilaudid?

I have been dependent on dilaudid for about a year and a half, and currently my doctor is trying to wean me off the 8mg pills by taking one off a week. I am now on 3/day. Next week I go to 2/day, but I cannot sleep and find it very very hard to get off this drug. ## My experience may sound a bit unorthodox and downright idiotic. I knew several people who where able to kick opioids. You should know there is no way to safely and happily stop. It is called precipitated withdraw with amphetamines. Basically you do not wean off of the opioid; you take a full antagonist. Sit in the bathtub for 2-3 days then start a small dose of desoxyn. Your pain will stay with you for a while; the amphetamine will help keep you from ruminating and stabilize your sleep. Also you could try wellbutrin. The tra...

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why will a dr write schedule of 2 for dilaudid yet refuse one for norco

My husband has been seeing the same Dr. for 12 years or more, yet he refuses to write an RX for Norco but Will continue writing them for Dilaudid, morphine, exalgo, and allot of other schedule 2 prescriptions. This makes no sense. My husband had the entire right side of his body crushed in a car accident in 1984. He's had several spine and neck fusions and has sever chronic pain. In a notification I read on the internet, people were supposedly given a chance to voice their concerns. I don't remember getting that chance. I also suffer from chronic pain due to a moderate form of Sppina beffita. What do you do in a situation like this? ## Hello, Kat! How are you and your husband? I"m sorry about the problems that you're having. Is the doctor refusing to prescribe him anythi...

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Why Dilaudid doesn't make me sleepy anymore

Does anyone know why Dilaudid doesn't make me sleepy anymore? When I first started taking it I was very drowsy and now I don't fall asleep anymore. Nor do I get drowsy. Is this normal? ## Hello, Katrail! How are you? Such side effects usually only last for a few weeks, while your body is getting used to the medication, then they taper off. Thus, it shouldn't make you drowsy, all the time, if you're taking it regularly. 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 discussed the issue with your doctor? They may be able to prescribe something to help you sleep. ## This is common with opiates. Usually if you are taking it for too long your body...

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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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White Oval 10 U 358 pill

What kind of a pill has the number ten on one side and the letter U and the numbers 358 on the other side? ## I think the U is really a lowercase 'n'. The one I have has 10 in the middle on one side, 358 and a score mark in the middle of the pill, and a lowercase n on the left side. It is white and oval, kinda bigger than normal Vicodin. ## A white oval pill imprinted with "n | 358" on one side and "10" on the other is reportedly identified as Hydrocodone bitartrate (10 mg) + Acetaminophen (325 mg). For verification, the manufacturer is listed as Novel Laboratories Inc. and the pill itself carries a National Drug Code of 40032-358. Also, if turned upside down, the "n" could easily be mistaken for a "U" as depicted in Carrie's post. I hope this...

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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 that Prescribe Dilaudid near Denver Colorado

Does anyone in the Denver area know where I can go to get Dilaudid prescribed? I have back issues and can't get my hands on strong enough meds yet. New to Colorado. ## Dilaudid is rarely prescribed for chronic pain. This will be hard to find in any state. ## We normally don’t prescribe Dilaudid for chronic pain. We usually reserve this potent medication for acute pain and as an adjunct to anesthesia. Dilaudid has a very short duration of action, while it does relieve pain within seconds after injection, it’s not the optimal treatment for chronic conditions.

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Fill Dilaudid in Florida

I live in Daytona beach Florida and i deal with three types of cancer...i get 8 mg dilauidid and 4 mg as well for the break threw pain. And yet i still have this terrible problem when i have to fill ...still i haven't filled almost 8 days into getting my scripts and still hve not filled ...CAN ANYONE TELL ME ANYWHERE I MIGHT GO I LIVE IN VOULISA COUNTY AND I CAN GET MY FILL DONE IN ORLANDO AS WELL ANY IDEAS ## Wow! That's awful! I am so sorry! There are actually 2 reasons for these issues. The first is due to the fact that pharmacies in Florida were found to be filling prescriptions for over the maximum amounts that someone can take and be prescribed in a month. Instead of contacting doctors and adjusting the prescriptions to the proper amounts, they just filled them anyway. As ...

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dilaudid 8 mg tablet pur

This pill is white it has a 8 on one side, and the other side has a p, a line down the middle, then a d like this p/d, or two pees one up side down like this p/q with a line down the middle. I've had dilaudid before it HELPED THIS DOES NOT. WHAT IS THE PUR ON THE END. PLEASE HELP. ## In case anyone else is seeking information on this tablet: The Pur was an abbreviation for the manufacturer of the tablets in question, that is also what the pd on one side of the pill stood for, Purdue Pharma LP. However, this tablet has been discontinued. Original NDC: 59011-0458 According to FDA records, these tablets contained 8mgs of Hydromorphone, which is a narcotic analgesic. They also warn that it carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, he...

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Dilaudid and white blood cells

Hi, my brother has rectal cancer. They did the surgery and now he has a poop bag and is waiting for his chemo treatments. They say his white blood cells aren't producing enough to do the chemo. He is addicted to Dilaudid. Not sure of the mg., but he administers it at least 3-4 times a day. He knows he's addicted. He doesn't know that I know of his problem. My question is, "do Dilaudid's affect the white blood cells?" If so that would be why he's not getting better. ## Dilaudid, which contains the active ingredient Hydromorphone isn't usually known to affect one's immune response in such a manner. Ref: Dilaudid and Immune Response Study As to him using it 3 to 4 times a day, cancer can be very painful, so can the treatments, so pain relief is usually n...

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Urine Tests for Dilaudid and Percocets Coming Up Negative

I am a Police officer that got hurt on the job taking down a suspect that was 6"5 and I am 5"11 and i use to weigh 185 which was pure muscle with 1% body fat and since my back surgery which I ended up craking a disk and I also have a bulging and herniated disk that was fixed but now I weigh 165, but I am taking 8mg of Dilaudid every 4hrs and 10-325mg of Percocets for break thru pain for my back which i had a major back surgery 2 months ago and also I am taking 100mg of Lyrica thru my pain management Dr. The past 2 urine tests have came back negative. The Dr. WIll write a script for a 29 day supply since my appts are always on the 30th day to get more pain meds. I tell him that I AM taking them as prescibed and he DOES believe me since I have no reason to lie and Im in too much p...

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dalaudid for mets to the bone pain

Dalaudid is the only medication I have found that helps relieve the pain in my bones from the cancer, and it helps me live a somewhat normal life so I can still get up and around. I am very thankful for it and have had no side effects at all. ## I also take 4mg Dilaudid for breakthrough pain (along with a fentanyl patch) due to compressed nerves and a brain that's too big for my skull. At age 28, after 2 years of suffering, Dilaudid also is the only med that truly releives my suffering and helps me live a more normal life. It was so difficult to get at my age thanks to the people out there who abuse it. I'm thankful that I have it now, though, because it's helping me get my life back. ## Hello Phyllis, and Melanie! How are you both doing? I am so very glad that you've fo...

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dilaudid 4mg abb

LITTL GRAY PILLS ## My mother in law is a cancer patient and she take these. its a pain killer. I have a birth defect in my neck and occasionally she will give them to me when I have a bad neck day and they definitely keep you awake and make you itch. I hope that helps a little. ## Want to find out exactly what dilaudid 4mg look like. ## Dilaudid is an opiate analgesic that contains the active ingredient Hydromorphone. The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, constipation, and dry mouth. Ref: Dilaudid Information Cal, as to what it looks like, there are several tablets available, both name brand, and generic, so can you provide any further information on the ones you're asking about? Are there any...

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Dilaudid pain pump with oral Gabapentin

I have a pain pump implanted about 1 1/2 months ago. Pain dr. is increasing Dilaudid 1mg/ml every two weeks. I am also taking Gabapentin 300 mg 2 times a day, 2 capsules each time. Are there side effects from taking the Dilaudid through pain pump and orally Gabapentin? I have had swelling in my feet, ankles and legs since the pain pump was implanted. ## Is your doctor aware of this swelling? The FDA does warn that you should check with your doctor, if that occurs, as you may need to try a different medication. Other side effects of Dilaudid may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. This medication also carries the risk of being habit forming. Ref: Dilaudid Information Gabapentin can also cause edema as a side effects, so it may also be contributing. ...

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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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Dilaudid withdrawal

I take 8mg 4x a day for baseline pain andI take oxycodone for brakethru pain. I want to get off the dilaudid, it works well, but I think it is masking neurological symproms ## Ive been on that same thing for 9 y ears and i go to the docs my husband is making me quit. Which i know is for the right reason but what do i do for pain and now depression . im taking substex but i cant sleep barely eat . i m scared ## The best way to stop any opiate that you've been taking for a long period of time is via a slow, careful tapering. Your doctor should be able to help you set up a plan that is safe for you to try. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, and constipation. Medline Plus...

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Pain doctors New Orleans

hey everybody. A pain management patient. And I am trying to find a new doctor right now I am trying to find a doctor hopefully in the West Bank area and who is a generous Dr. And compassionate. I have seen many doctors over the past 5 years and I take very very large amounts of narcotics because of my incredibly severe injuries to my spine a Mississippi River barge accident. I was told by the people at Tulane Hospital I was the absolute worst they have ever seen. So yeah.. I need to find a new doctor right now who can prescribe me medicine that I need to be on. Specifically looking for a doctor who not only would take my insurance, but who is also prescribed me my dilaudid IV medicine that I can take home from the pharmacy.any kind of help would be much appreciated. Thank you. ## Hello...

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Dilaudid test positive

2 months ago i had taken a xanax a day before i had to see my sub doc (i know stupid but i thought my world was ending). i told him the truth though, and he said we can get past it. But the next month (last month) he told me i tested positive for dilaudid! This has been eating me alive because i wear my sobriety as a badge and i was ashamed i had taken a xanax. I argued with him but he wouldn't explain. I had looked up the xanax to be careful. Also they had given me a mouth swab test instead of urine that day and i had a sub in my mouth. Can some one please help me figure this out?

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