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 an opioid used to treat moderate to severe pain.[3] Typically, long-term use is only recommended for pain due to cancer.[5] It may be used by mouth or by injection into a vein, muscle, or under the skin.[3] Effects generally begin within half an hour and last for up to five hours.[3] Common side effects include dizziness, sleep...

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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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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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hydromorphone
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 12mg, 16mg, 24mg, 32mg
  • Injection: 0.2mg/ml, 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: (23 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
  • 3 more results ...

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

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