Hydromorphone

Category: Pain Relief



Hydromorphone 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.[4] Typically, long-term use is only recommended for pain due to cancer.[6] It may be used by mouth or by injection into a vein, muscle, or under the skin.[4] Effects generally begin within half an hour and last for up to five hours.[4] Common side effects include dizziness, sleep...

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Now on Hydromorphone, but not working like Oxycodone, help!

I have been on Oxycodone 30 mg IR for more than ten years and it has worked fine. Now my doctor has changed to Hydromorphone 8 mg that doesn't work. Can my doctor make me change my pain meds? ## Is that morphine? Morphine didn’t work for me. They switched me from 5 mg oxycodone 4x a day to 15 mg er morphine and it was awful. Yes they can make you switch, but if you can come up with some legitimate side effects they may switch you back. When someone tried to make me take oxycontin instead of oxycodone I didn’t even feel safe to drive it was so strong. The doctor let me switch back. I don’t want meds that make me LESS functional. ## No, it is different than Morphine, though still related to it. Hydromorphone is stronger than Oxycodone, you only need 7mgs of it to equ...

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yellow round 44-194

A round yellow pill that has 44-194 is daludid 4 mg it contains 4 mg of hydromorphone and is a product of endo pharm ## I'm sorry, but this is actually an over the counter product that does not contain any narcotics, of any type, whatsoever. This tablet contains 4mgs of Chlorpheniramine, which is an antihistamine that's used to treat allergies. Side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## It is NOT DILAUDID. It is an over the counter allergy pill sold under the name of Clortabs. There is no narcotic in it. God bless you Ms. ## My girlfriend has a lg. bottle of pills all are yellow, blank on one side & the #'s 44 over # 194 on the other side. I am very concerned. She has a history of drug abuse & I love her d...

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Is Hydromorphone The Same As Morphine

iS HYDROMORPHONE the same as Morphine I was just concerned about my aunt. ## No they are not the same drug. Hydromorphone is a derivative of morphine. Hydromorphone is approx. 5x more potent mg for mg than morphine, and is typically given as an alternative to morphine. This information is reference from: Because Hydromorphone is a lot stronger, I personally wouldn't treat them as being similar drugs. I hope this helps! Please post back if you have any other questions or comments to add. ## My drug panel came back for hydromorphine but I only take morphine and embeda. So why did it come back as hydromorphone? Isn't that dilaudid? ## which is better at stopping pain of a broken rib hydrmorphone or morphine? ## My drug panel came back for hydromorphine but I only take morphine and ...

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hydromorphone and SL buprenorphine

Been on 12-8mg dilaudid for decades, tapering down to 120mg so far. Pain dr added 2mg SL Buprenorphine twice a day. Been using for 8 weeks. No problems at all. No withdrawal whatsoever. The added buprenorphine in combination with dilaudid works incredibly well for nerve pain. Am going to continue to taper dilaudid to a lower amount slowly. May or may not be on both for a long time. Will increase SL buprenorphine as I decrease dilaudid. Who knows, I may end up taking no dilaudid, but only if the nerve pain does not build up with a vengeance. Anyone else having the same benefit I have had taking both? ## Buprenorphine tends to block the effect of other opiates in most people that take it, so I don't think you will find many people that have had as good of an experience as you. However...

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Mallinckrodt hydromorphone alternatives

I get sick on the hydromorphone made by Mallinckrodt. Can anyone recommend a different and better manufacturer? ## Any except Arobindo brands. I have received Mallinckrodt Adderall that were so weak I had to double the dose to get it to work. And I usually take half the recommended dose of other brands. Aurobindo is the only manufacturer that I have found that’s worse than Mallinckrodt. Something in those meds makes me physically ill. ## All generic meds have fillers. That’s probably the reason you get “sick”. You should try taking your med with a meal, A small meal would suffice. ## Nausea, and dizziness can be side effects of narcotic analgesics, such as Hydromorphone, so there is also a chance that it just isn't the right medication for you. Other side eff...

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Hydromorphone 2mg prescribed

I was prescribed Dilaudid 2mg every 6 hours as needed for pain after being in the hospital for 5 days getting it through an IV every 2 hours as needed.... The pills I was prescribed were 4mg and I cut them in half.... Am I at serious risk if I take a whole pill for severe pain??? I am embarassed to ask my doctor in fear that he will think I am an addict trying to get a cheap high. This is not the case however. I actually am not a fan of taking pills at all, not even tylenol. The pain is almost unbearable. What do I do??? ## 4mgs is not a dangerous dose, though it is really strong and if you aren't used to taking medications, it will probably hit you very hard and you'll experience more of the side effects. Since it is a potent narcotic, they can include: nausea, drowsiness, dizz...

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First time user of hydromorphone

I have been on hydrocodone for years. Never really helped with my pain. I injured my back several years ago. I just recently was prescribed hydromorphone 4 mg for chronic pain. Just wanted to know if anyone has experience with it. And what can I expect as far as side effects. Any comments would be appreciated. ## The FDA and NIH lists its typical side effects to being similar to those of other opiates, such as the Hydrocodone, so they may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, depression, and constipation. Are you on any other medications? Generally, when they gave it to me in the hospital, I experienced a lot of vomiting. ## I am curious as to how long it takes a 6mg hydromorphone (time-release) to start working? I am just starting to take it. ## Omg! I was put on that after c...

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What Pharmacy In Spring Hill Fl Has 8mg Hydromorphone Stock

who knows what pharmacy has generic dilaudid in stock in spring hill Fl. 34606?! ## In order to find out which pharmacy has this medication in stock, you'd probably have to go in person to each pharmacy that you intend on having it filled at and ask them in person. Reason being is that most pharmacists will be reluctant to tell a complete stranger over the phone if they have one of the most potent narcotic pain relievers in stock. If you are having trouble filling a script, I have heard that others are trying Walgreens Mail Order services with better success. Is there anyone else in Florida who can suggest what has or hasn't worked for you, in so far as filling your prescription? ## I was having a big problem getting my scripts filled for different scheduled drugs over the years...

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small white round pill

Small white pill with a number 2 on one side and M on the other ## Physician's Total Care lists a tablet matching this description as containing 2mgs of Hydromorphone, which is a potent narcotic analgesic. NDC code: 54868-3165 The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such dizziness, headache, constipation, dry mouth, and nausea. Inactive ingredients may possibly include: lactose monohydrate magnesium stearate microcrystalline cellulose stearic acid But they can vary, depending on manufacturing facility. Is there anything I can help with?

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Round Peach Pill imprinted 2 on one side and TV on the other

I have a small round peach pill with 2 on one side and TV on the other. I was told it was hydromorphone but can't find any reference to this pill anywhere. I'm in Canada. ## I haven't found an exact match to your pill, but I believe I've identified the manufacturer as Teva Pharmaceuticals. They seem to have a number of different pills with the "TV" imprint followed by a set of numbers. It looks like another user here on the site was also trying to identify this same pill, but with the number 4 instead of 2. They haven't found a match yet, but their thinking is in line with what you mentioned: Discuss/Yellow-round-pill-with-4-on-one-side-and-TV-on-the-other-231296.htm I hope this info helps! Does anyone else recognize these? ## I have a round peach coloured pi...

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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 Hydromorphone: (108 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-0264 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 4 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-0265 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 8 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-0386 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 1 mg/ml Oral Solution by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0406-3243 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 2 mg Oral Tablet by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-3244 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 4 mg Oral Tablet by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-3249 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 8 mg Oral Tablet by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-3308 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 8 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-3312 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 12 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-3316 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 16 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0406-3332 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 32 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • 0409-1283 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 1 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-1304 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-1312 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-2540 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-2552 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 1 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-2634 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 10 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-3356 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-3365 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-3459 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous; Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0527-1353 Hydromorphone Hydrochloride 2 mg Oral Tablet by Lannett Company, Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Hydromorphone or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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Hydromorphone 2mg prescribed
I was prescribed Dilaudid 2mg every 6 hours as needed for pain after being in the hospital for 5 days getting it through... 10 replies
Hydromorphone 8mg Round Scored On One Side With 54 Over 425 On The Other
I have an alleged 8mg hydromorphone tablet that has 54 on one side with 425 under that and scored on the other side. ## ... 5 replies
Hydromorphone 4mg
I take hydromorphone 4mg as needed but i wanted to know if it was safe taking two tablets? ## Hydromorphone, the active ... 5 replies
hydromorphone rox
whats the difference between hydromorphone and hydromorphone rox ## What is the difference in opana and hydromorphine? M... 4 replies
Hydromorphone 2 Mg
Using Hydromorphone 2 Mg. What should I look for and how to prevent terrible constipation with this medication. Thank yo... 4 replies
Hydromorphone and late side affects
I have been taking a low dose Hydromorphone 2mg 3 times daily for 2 years now due to chronic pain from injuries I sustai... 3 replies
hydromorphone and SL buprenorphine
Been on 12-8mg dilaudid for decades, tapering down to 120mg so far. Pain dr added 2mg SL Buprenorphine twice a day. Been... 2 replies
hydromorphone, zofran for nausea
Not sure relation to oxy, but dr refuse to refill and has left me without. That has led to long hospital visits..have ra... 2 replies
HYDROMORPHONE
## What forms does the M 4 Hydromorphone or pill come in? Im not talking about knoll no.4mg Dilaudid. ## Hydromorphone i... 2 replies
Hydromorphone came up as oxycontin ua
My UA at the my pain management Doctor's office came up positive for Oxycontin, but I am prescribed Hydromorphone 4m... 2 replies




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