Dilaudid

Active Ingredient(s): Hydromorphone
FDA Approved: * December 7, 1992
Pharm Company: * ABBOTT
Category: Pain Relief

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Dilaudid Overview

Hydromorphone, also known as dihydromorphinone, and sold under the brand name Dilaudid, among others, is a centrally-acting pain medication of the opioid class.[3] It is made from morphine. Comparatively, hydromorphone is to morphine as hydrocodone is to codeine – it is a hydrogenated ketone thereof. In medical terms, it is an opioid analgesic, and in legal terms, a narcotic. Hydromorphone is commonly used in the hospital setting, mostly intravenously (IV) because its bi...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydromorphone

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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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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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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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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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hydromorphone
  • 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.

NDC Database Records for Dilaudid: (22 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 35356-007 Dilaudid 4 mg Oral Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 35356-514 Dilaudid 2 mg Oral Tablet by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 42858-122 Dilaudid 2 mg Oral Tablet by Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.p.
  • 42858-234 Dilaudid 4 mg Oral Tablet by Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.p.
  • 42858-338 Dilaudid 8 mg Oral Tablet by Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.p.
  • 42858-416 Dilaudid 5 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.p.
  • 54868-2413 Dilaudid 2 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-2905 Dilaudid 4 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-4147 Dilaudid 8 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55154-1610 Dilaudid 4 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 59011-441 Dilaudid 1 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 59011-442 Dilaudid 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 59011-444 Dilaudid 4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 59011-451 Dilaudid 5 mg/5ml Oral Liquid by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 59011-452 Dilaudid 2 mg Oral Tablet by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 59011-454 Dilaudid 4 mg Oral Tablet by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 59011-458 Dilaudid 8 mg Oral Tablet by Purdue Pharma Lp
  • 65084-440 Dilaudid 4 mg Oral Tablet by Mckesson Rxpak Inc
  • 70399-102 Dilaudid 8 mg Oral Tablet by V1 Pharma LLC
  • 76045-009 Dilaudid 1 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC
  • 2 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Hydromorphone or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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