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  1. Lyrica dosage: my doctor has not put me on a schedule for increasing the dose. 7th September 2006
    ... Fentanyl Patches (durestic), and Lidoderm Patches AND dilaudid liquid form (1mg/1ml-- 5ml every 4 hrs). jen...

  2. Just alittle pain question..... 6th September 2006
    ... Oxycodone is stronger than morphine by about 50% mg to mg, Dilaudid is 3-7 times stronger, meth is 3-10 times stronger...

  3. How do you know... 5th September 2006
    ... ve been on pain meds since May--really strong ones ( dilaudid , demerol) and for about 3 weeks I was on PCA pump ... with dilaudid . I was not only on that, but on Lyrica, Lidoderm patch ... they said they will next month but 50mg for now), Dilaudid 1mg/1ml- 5ml every 4 hrs (liquid form). I'm still ... Fentanyl patch 50mg Lyrica 50mg Lidoderm Patch Dilaudid 5mg (1mg/1ml- 5ml=5mg) I will soon be out of dilaudid...
    ... to my Pain doc and he just wrote another script for dilaudid ...it's used for my "BAD BAD" days...not use on "bad ... guess I now understand things. I guess my pain meds ( dilaudid & durestic) is really working because I can do some ... highness" and yet at home I couldnt except when I use dilaudid (as breakthrough)-- I understand now (thank you dave...

  4. Had tooth pulled and no relief 31st August 2006
    ... control. BTW, Opana is a extended release med of Dilaudid ....

  5. Methadone dosage increase 22nd August 2006
    ... Dilaudid works well with methadone but your probably better...

  6. Newbie, my story, my questions, my support 18th August 2006
    ... and what. Which med are you talking about. Morphine, Dilaudid , fentanyl or Sufentanyl. I'm at 6 mgs of dilaudid...
    ... for medicine, I was on 4 80 mg Oxycontin a day, with Dilaudid & Oxycodone PRN. It was A LOT of medicine too me, ... days or so, and we've upped the dose to 5 mg/day of Dilaudid , and I've hit a wall today. It does make me sleepy...

  7. just got a Medtronics Pump a week ago 16th August 2006
    ... hospital 2 weeks ago, I was on just under 2 mg/day of Dilaudid . I was still in pain, but for the first time in several...
    ... wants you at in the pump, then you'll know how the dilaudid works for you and can go from there if you the meds...

  8. Seeing PM&R doc, hope to get off demerol. 16th August 2006
    ... releaese morphine or 15-20 mgs of oxycodone or 3-4 mgs of dilaudid . Whatever works best for you, but that gives you an...
    ... releaese morphine or 15-20 mgs of oxycodone or 3-4 mgs of dilaudid . Whatever works best for you, but that gives you an ... haven't taken demerol), such as Morphine, Oxycontin, Dilaudid , and so on, do not cause any euphoria. They all make...
    ... haven't taken demerol), such as Morphine, Oxycontin, Dilaudid , and so on, do not cause any euphoria. They all make...

  9. Pain coping program? ever heard of this?? 15th August 2006
    ... about the pain management doc switching me from 4mg dilaudid every 4 hours as needed to ER Ultram 200mg once a ... Needless to say it didn't work and I am back on the Dilaudid . I had a celiac plexus block last week in the hospital...
    ... Hopefully you will have something to use when the dilaudid doesn't do the job. You don't have to agree with them...
    ... positive out of the experience. You may end up back on dilaudid , but you may learn some way to keep from having to...

  10. Dilaudid questions 10th August 2006
    ... Charliecat31 I am on 4 mg of Dilaudid for breakthrough pain. I take it with OxyContin 40 ... with OxyContin .I am also allow to take to three more Dilaudid a day when having difficulty controlling the pain ... combination is excellent together. I can tell you that Dilaudid is excellent for breakthrough. I hope it works good...
    ... meds controled with a PCA machine, I would choose dilaudid over any other med. I have dilaudid in my pump which ... infusion takes half life out of the equation. Dilaudid does have a long history of IV drug absue. It's the ... price by reporting it was selling for a dollar a mg,. Dilaudid has been around long enough to have a well established ... this is just my opinion of the effetiveness of oral dilaudid , everyone has an opinion so what works for one doesn...
    ... worked. Finally as a last ditch effort they gave me dilaudid . Awesome med. I finally had relief. I didn't stay...
    ... I've been on dilaudid for the past year. I started out at 2mg, and now ... in the hospital recently they were giving me 4mg of dilaudid IV every 2 hours, and although it kept me pretty snowed...
    ... I'm glad to hear someone say that Dilaudid made them sleepy but that it went away...I just posted ... about how Dilaudid used in a pain pump results in me getting sleepy, ... fix. They stated to police they were looking for Dilaudid . Apparently, that was not the medicine in her pump...

  11. Oxy vs Avinza ??Dosage question?? 9th August 2006
    ... month process when they switched from morphine to dilaudid in the pump. If you have been pain for years, a few...
    ... was in hospital little over month ago an they used Dilaudid an it worked great,Do they ever use that for a breakthru...
    ... pretty up on the medications and doses. As far as Dilaudid , yes, a lot of CP people are on various doses of it...

  12. anyone who can help. 8th August 2006
    ... about the new hydromorphine in the 12 hr version and dilaudid in shortform. Are they any cheaper? I can't get...
    ... versions of oxyIR tend to cost more than morphine or dilaudid . Adjustments for meth must come slow due to the ... MSContin and perhaps considered switching your SA med to dilaudid or morphine IR. If you did this just once during the ... price of 5 mg percocet, the same holds true for 8 mg dilaudid . If you use twice as many 4 mg tabs as 8 mg tabs you...

  13. BT Pain..long term usage..Demerol has some bad "side effects". What would you do? 29th July 2006
    ... worse. My pm Doc refuses to rx OxyContin, Actiq, Dilaudid , etc. and I'm getting very depressed with the pain...

  14. Here I am. .desperate again. . 26th July 2006
    ... s giving me (hydrocodone 10/325, 8 a day), Lyrica, Dilaudid , 2, 4mg each night, isn't helping me be even 70& better...

  15. Morphine pump or Electronic pain relief? 25th July 2006
    ... morphine and if that's not log enough they switch to dilaudid or one of the fentanyls which last even longer. Simply ... day, which is huge, then they should switch you to dilaudid which is 3-5 times stronger which means 3-5 times ... titrate morphine, another 4 months trying to titrate dilaudid , then another 8 months plauying with fentanyl and...
    ... read it again. Some of the terms are new to me...LA.. dilaudid ...the concept of only relieving 50% of the pain.....
    ... toPM docs. Just as an example, They were converting dilaudid to morphine, The conversion rate is anywhere from ... different. The route of delivery makes a difference. Dilaudid is far more efficient when given IV than when given...

  16. 25 years and counting 25th July 2006
    ... pump and it cost about 20 bucks a month to deliver dilaudid or morphine directly to my spine where it's much more...

  17. MS Contin / Oxycontin 24th July 2006
    ... because I'm beginning to swell up (retain fluid) on the Dilaudid I was on. I was on 8mgs. (highest dose) and 720 a ... month of Dilaudid . That was 24 per day. Yes, it's an extremely high...

  18. wierd side effect... 22nd July 2006
    ... When I was on Dilaudid (4-8mg. every 6-8 hrs for breakthrough) I could have...

  19. PA's/NP's-MD/DO's must sign C-II Rx's? 20th July 2006
    ... wrote and signed my prescriptions for oxycodone and/or dilaudid . So I guess in Maryland the PA can sign it. This...
    ... I ask her how she planned to seperate it from the dilaudid and she was obviously quite puzzled. I don't want...

  20. Different types of opiate recptors? Shore? 20th July 2006
    ... fentanyl bind to a different type of receptor than Dilaudid ? Maybe I am way off base here--in even asking,...

  21. Equivalence question 19th July 2006
    ... I'm having the same problem again with Intrathecal dilaudid , but it's somewhat expected with IT meds so I'm back...

  22. new hyromorphone drug "OPANA" 18th July 2006
    ... BTW, Opana is a extended release med of Dilaudid . huh??? dilaudid is hydromorphone. opana ... oxymorphone opana is NOT a extended release version of dilaudid ...

  23. Can you stand another "Stolen Meds" thread? 16th July 2006
    ... random search. Of course, my Fentanyl patches and my Dilaudid were missing. Fortunately, my Actiq was still there ... was agreeable to giving me the amount of patches and Dilaudid that I needed. The airline was of no help whatsoever...

  24. went to dr appt now worried 15th July 2006
    ... the only thing that worked for a while was the dilaudid that my IR had Rxed for me for the first few weeks ... fit the bill,and really worked much better than the dilaudid for my headaches. part of my problem at that time...

  25. Fentanyl and Methadone together? 15th July 2006
    ... idea about this combo since I use Fentanyl 75 mcg and Dilaudid 8 mg (for BT). When I really need it, I also use...
    ... Percocet, Oxycodone (like the Roxicodone I use) and Dilaudid . I would, in a subtle roundabout way, try to find...

  26. Delaudid??? 11th July 2006
    ... Dilaudid is hydromophone. From what I understand it is about...
    ... Hi Mysti - Dilaudid is the drug I took for breakthrough pain for almost...
    ... Hi Misti, Ozzy is correct about Dilaudid or generic hydromorphone, but sttrength isn't just ... mgs of hydro would be equal to 10 mgs of morphine. Dilaudid converts about 1:8 to morphine, meaning 1 mg of dilaudid ... norco, or 20 mgs of hydrocodone at one time, 2 mgs of dilaudid really isn't significantly stronger, but you can take ... more dilaudid than hydro because there isn't a ceiling created by ... the amount of tylenol in dilaudid because they don't use apap in it. So the dose of ... dilaudid and how much Hydro you were used to taking is what ... through an V pump, IF I had a choice I wold choose IV dilaudid for post surgery pain, But when it comes to oral meds ... , I never found oral dilaudid to be anywhere near as effective as an IV drip of ... reponds to meds differently so my experience with oral dilaudid may not be the same as yours, I hactually have dilaudid ... tolerable. Even with an implanted pump delivering dilaudid directly to my spine, at best I get 50% relief and ... would expect greater side effects going from Norco to dilaudid like constipation and if you unable to urinate due ... post op would be a breeze compared to discontinuing dilaudid after 4 weeks of continued use. That's probably the...
    ... skip over the oxycodone directly to something like dilaudid .that IS a big step up there like others have mentioned ... definitely no expert in this but (shore?) wouldn't going to dilaudid from hydro actually help to create an overall opiate ... just seems that going to oxy before going way up to dilaudid would have made more sense.unless you cannot actually ... good oxy options before just going directly to the dilaudid ,thats all.you just never know what any individual...

  27. Pain relief thru implants? Any of you tried this? 9th July 2006
    ... in the intrathecal space that can deliver morphine, Dilaudid , one of ther Fentanyls or the cone snail toxin Prialt...

  28. questions about meds and PM DR. 5th July 2006
    ... every two days. For breakthrough pain relief, I use Dilaudid 8 mg as needed. On increasingly rarer occasions,...

  29. Introduction & Question 28th June 2006
    ... take morphine, oxycodone, fentanyl, methadone and dilaudid among others, and in higher dosages too. If you...

  30. Fentanyl making me sick? 24th June 2006
    ... that I regret ever using Fentanyl. I currently take Dilaudid and Demerol for my pain and I've experienced no side...

  31. An ER Story 21st June 2006
    ... waiting room for a few hours, but they gave me a shot of dilaudid and the pain went away immediately. I never filled...

  32. Oxymorphone? 21st June 2006
    ... Hydromorphone is Dilaudid , correct? I just read in today's Wall Street Journal...
    ... adddicts will absue it. Addicts have been shooting up Dilaudid for decades but prior to OxyC a tight rope was kept ... on how much Dilaudid would make it to the streets, partly by govt quota...
    ... Hey Alan, You're right about Hydromorphone. Its dilaudid . Oxymorphone is a pretty potent analgesic. Its...

  33. Who works? 20th June 2006
    ... when I walk. It doesn’t matter how much morphine or dilaudid my pump delivers, I still have the same physical limits...

  34. More questions,Please forgive me 19th June 2006
    ... 5mg and the oxy pill is 15. I took a drug called dilaudid (spelling?) once and the meth seems to be alot like ... the dilaudid. Is the meth stronger than dilaudid ?. I know its difficult to compare but I would like...
    ... was that bad. Anyway I was on morpheine patches, and dilaudid pills (spelling?) I was told to take 6-8 a day.I...
    ... help. Finally, after hours of agony, I was given IV dilaudid and the pain went away just like that. Of course,...

  35. Extended release Ultram? 15th June 2006
    ... pain. For the last year, I have been treated with Dilaudid 4mg as needed, and that works great for me. My PCP ... my first appt yesterday. He told me to stop taking dilaudid , and he gave me a new drug, he said it just came out ... a nurse so, i know he is concerned about me taking dilaudid ... thinking the hospital may have a problem with me...
    ... Ultram, however, Ultram by itself is a far cry from Dilaudid in terms of pain relief. Ultram isn't a narcotic, ... although it can be addictive, but Dilaudid is a strong narcotic pain med. I would think at the ... doc would suggest that you slowly discontinue the Dilaudid to prevent withdrawal, then start taking the ER Ultram ... relief with the ER Ultram as your getting with the Dilaudid , especially given the fact when you took Ultram before ... it didn't work. Do you have more dilaudid left and did the PM doc say you could continue to...
    ... pain management doc didn't tell me to wean down the dilaudid , he just said "don't take it anymore", and to take ... the ER Ultram. I do have about 20 of the dilaudid pills left, and the doc never asked if I had more ... agree I do worry about having some withdrawl from the dilaudid . But most of all, I am so scared to be in that much ... I suffered so badly with pain before I was on the dilaudid , I really don't want to go through that again! Does...
    ... shocked that the PM didn't want you to wean off the Dilaudid , but I guess it depends on how often you use it. If ... started the ER Ultram? How often were you taking the Dilaudid ?...
    ... started the Ultram ER yesterday. I had been on the dilaudid for a tad over a year, and took it only when absolutely...
    ... out for 9 months or so. Tramadol is weaker than dilaudid and I'm surprised that your doc didnt give you a taper ... it works for you. It is a pretty big decrease from Dilaudid and I would be concerned about just stopping. You ... may want to talk with your doc about tapering from Dilaudid to prevent WD's. Keep us posted on how the ER version...
    ... Since you were taking the Dilaudid everyday, look out for the signs of withdrawal, i ... him about your pain and ask if you can resume the Dilaudid . It's good that you have some more left over just ... would have is why did your PM doc want you to stop the Dilaudid ? It sounds like you were taking it only when absolutely...
    ... noticed any prominent withdrawl symptoms from the dilaudid , unless my increased pain level the past 2 days is ... these working for pancreatic pain? Before I was put on Dilaudid I was on the fentanyl patch, they actually had me ... the 100 mcg patch, and it did help... but still the dilaudid seemed to do more.. Augh! what to do?...
    ... med is prescribed with the patch. Unfortunantely Dilaudid does not come in a LA form right now. They did make ... rather quickly. So for now, we are stuck with SA dilaudid . However, for me personally, I never found the pill ... form to be anywhere as effective as IV/IM dilaudid . If I was in your situation, I would go with the...
    ... So, now what do I do? I do still have some of the dilaudid left, but I am afraid to take it since they told me...
    ... gets too bad and you really dont want to take the dilaudid ; personally I would take the dilaudid, you don't have...

  36. I can't find anything to stop the pain! 14th June 2006
    ... pain management. I have been put on Hydromorphone ( Dilaudid ) and I took it back and Oxycodone AND Oxycontin and...

  37. A med question and a PM Dr.update 14th June 2006
    ... dilaudid would be a very good optionbut your doc might have ... I would really discuss the possibility of the dilaudid for that breakthru type of pain you are having,i really...
    ... hospital meds. If I had my choice between 4 mgs of dilaudid or 30 mgs of Roxicodone I would take the Roxi for ... extreme pain. Oral dilaudid isn't anywhere near as effective when taken orally...

  38. New to board - looking for any suggestions please - Thanks!! 12th June 2006
    ... period of trying a lot of different meds at same dose - Dilaudid , MS Contin. I feel this really messed with my body...

  39. Post op pain care 8th June 2006
    ... they should be giving you IV/IM meds like Morphine or Dilaudid while they get your pain under control. Many ... LA med, or a strong enough BT med like Percocet or Dilaudid for the acute pain and BT pain. Either way, make...
    ... just my normal 180 mg. of methadone and 8-12 mg. of dilaudid for breakthrough pain. I know that sounds like quite ... form of self injectible pain medication (fentanyl, dilaudid , etc.) that is set to be infused at a particular rate...

  40. Pain meds and pituatary problems? Help! 6th June 2006
    ... with decreased levels, but when they switched me to Dilaudid they dropped again. So I'm back on Androgel. There...

  41. New here/ Pump ??? 2nd June 2006
    ... effects I couldn' tolerate either. Now I just have Dilaudid in the pump. I was doing fine with morphine in the ... of the cath so they switched me to the more soluble dilaudid . From what I have read, Fentanyl is the drug that...
    ... actually FDA approved for use within the device. I had dilaudid ...now saline. I wish my answer to remove or replace...
    ... more than I ever was before. MS Contin 120 T.i.d. and dilaudid 4-8 mg q 4-6hours. The fentanyl patches A) wouldn...

  42. Is prescribing 3 different pain meds common practice? 29th May 2006
    ... etc.) with a short acting med (Oxy IR, Roxicodone, Dilaudid ) for breakthrough. Three meds is unusual. Alan...

  43. Hydromorophone and OxyCotin question 26th May 2006
    ... disapointment). I found out that my hydromorophone ( dilaudid ) mollecur structure is C17H19NO3 X HCL and that OxyCotin ... oxycotin is probally prescribed 20x more often that Dilaudid and that familarity with it is probally missing within...
    ... detecting oxy and the commonality between Oxy and Dilaudid . IF your going to fight it,. you need to know exactly...
    ... metabolite of hydrocodone (Vicodin) is Hydromorphone ( Dilaudid ). The metabolite of Marijuana is Delta-9 THC. ...
    ... happened to mention the fact that this test stated I had dilaudid (the hydromorphone)in my urine but I had never ever...

  44. Morphin Enjection In Back 22nd May 2006
    ... don't respond as well to morphine as you would to dilaudid or one of the Fents. If they used .8 mgs you may have...

  45. im really pissed 20th May 2006
    ... of my fentanyl patches and approximately 25 of my Dilaudid tablets. He was the only one who had been at our...

  46. Why don't they want me to get an MRI?? 16th May 2006
    ... have described.) I am on the 100 Duragesic patch and Dilaudid for BT. Yes the meds help tremendously but I don...

  47. need help with my maximum d. dose [what is it?] 16th May 2006
    ... upset about talwyn they would reformulate it when dilaudid was the preferred pharmacuetical of choice for IV...

  48. Effectiveness of Oxycontin? 14th May 2006
    ... work take 20mg twice a day. I'm also taking 8mg of dilaudid 3-4 times a day. That has always worked really well ... for breakthrough pain. But I still have to take the dilaudid 3 times a day, sometimes 4. When I take the oxycontin...
    ... dose. Especially when you're use to taking 32 mg of Dilaudid a day. Your Oxy dose should be bumped to about 40 ... mg TID and have the Dilaudid for BT, 8 mg 2-3 times a day. There's no way Oxy...

  49. Withdrawal Symptoms from Oxycodone 30mg 14th May 2006
    ... d. Since my hip surgery in March,I stopped using Dilaudid for breakthrough pain and the doctor switched me to...

  50. phantom limb pain 11th May 2006
    ... the Hospital and that's what works. i have tried Dilaudid to no avail. I have heard that Neurontin is a weight...

  51. Difficulty Urinating? 8th May 2006
    ... the surgery. I know it's on the side-effects from dilaudid , and oxycontin, does this happen to any of you? What...

  52. Medication Questions 5th May 2006
    ... formualtion suitable for IT pumps. They can use dilaudid which is very similar, in the same class and isn't...

  53. Constipation and Blood in Stool!!! 4th May 2006
    ... same problem! I am 21 years old and I'm on 8mg of dilaudid 3-4 times a day as needed for breakthrough pain, 10...

  54. Methadone questions. 2nd May 2006
    ... reakthrough meds with my methadone. For a long time it was Dilaudid 4-12 mg. every 6 hours if needed. But now I'm on...

  55. Starting new med...Oxycontin 30th April 2006
    ... ve never taken oxycontin. How does this compare to Dilaudid , vicodin, darvocet, or morphine. I'm just trying to ... post-op spinal fusion of T10-L1. Up until now the dilaudid was working great, but I am now having that same pain ... gave me methadone 10mg twice a say and the n 8mg of dilaudid as needed for breakthrough pain. But the 10mg i took ... new regimen Oxycontin:10-20mg--->2-3 times a day Dilaudid : 8mg--->3-4 times a day as needed for breakthrough...

  56. Jumping the Gun, with RFA? 26th April 2006
    ... good care of me in the EC. I was given ativan and dilaudid to get the pain under control and am feeling much...

  57. chronic pain-stop making us suffer! 22nd April 2006
    ... of scripts for me and ???? hundreds of oxycodone or dilaudid or whatever it was. They are not happy with him and...

  58. pain pump 22nd April 2006
    ... relief without the head fog. They switched me to Dilaudid last year to give me more time between refills and...
    ... met folks that spent months adjusting morphine, then dilaudid , then fentanyl and then suffentanyl.18 months later...
    ... paperwork b/c of the pain. He told me he was going to use Dilaudid in my pump. What do you think? Hugs, Becky...
    ... once internally implanted it wouldn't happen. I had Dilaudid and Bupivicaine in my pump. 1 week post op my Dr ... After much ado, the bupivicaine was removed and only Dilaudid remained. A study was never done despite falling...

  59. oxy or dilaudid 18th April 2006
    ... half the dose at 1 hour and the other at the 6th and dilaudid being short acting single release unless your in Canada ... . Dilaudid has a long history of IV drug abuse but oxy is just...
    ... appreciate it. Actaully my girlfriend was just put on Dilaudid med bc of your back pain and I was just wondering...
    ... Hey Honda, hydromorphone is generic Dilaudid , IV it's very effective for post op pain but I was ... never impressed with oral dilaudid , it has a short half life which makes 4 hour dosing ... meds other than for financial reasons, paricularly dilaudid and oxycontin. That's why your post sounded strange...

  60. soboxone[why all the stipulations?] 18th April 2006
    ... but not be certified to perscribe fentanyl,oxycotin dilaudid etc. all the other drugs that are highly abused....

  61. does kadian work better than hydromorphone? 17th April 2006
    ... to person. Hydromorphone is the generic name for Dilaudid and is a synthetic morphine. Regular hydromorphone...
    ... Hydromorphone ( Dilaudid ) is quite a bit stronger than Morphine (Kadian). ... someone will take Kadian as there LA med and have dilaudid as a BT med. However, Dilaudid in pill form does ... opinion. Its very smooth without the ups and downs. Dilaudid is going to be a SA med if you live in the US. We ... though, everyone reacts differently to meds. For me, dilaudid works best for me after surgery in the hospital. ...

  62. Intrathecal Pain Pump - How to Pay for it? 17th April 2006
    ... trials it is still very cost effecient. Plus it makes dilaudid an optinon and baclofen is far more effective IT than...

  63. Switching from fentanyl patch to... 8th April 2006
    ... changed my breakthrough medication. I'm currently taking Dilaudid for breakthrough Pain medication.That made the biggest...
    ... told my previous doc to forget the norco. I know dilaudid worked well in the hospital, but I've never had it ... an increase on the fentanyl and add a BT, such as dilaudid or to ask to be switched from the fentanyl to something ... I make a suggestion, say fentanyl 50mcg with a BT dilaudid (dose amount?) or go off fentanyl and over to meth...
    ... and wants to try and help us. you mentioned the Dilaudid as a possible BT med,just wanted to tell you that ... been my experience with it.i respond really well to dilaudid and its saved my sorry butt from really having to...

  64. How do I know if I have built up a resistence to my pain meds 8th April 2006
    ... that as my daily la med,ya know?the MS along with dilaudid seems to be a good combo for all of my post op and...
    ... the same situation when I was on large amounts of Dilaudid - maybe it isn't so much the individual drug as it...

  65. Dave (Shoreline), question for you 5th April 2006
    ... short half life and is nowhere near as effctive as IV dilaudid which worked for every surgery. I would remind them...

  66. Pain meds and alcohol? 2nd April 2006
    ... years of pain (almost 6 actually) andI have been on Dilaudid for 1 1/2 years, and JUST started methadone 2 days...

  67. Duragesic Patch Side affects 30th March 2006
    ... which causes the euphoria, but if you acomadated to Dilaudid I'm sure you would to fent. The only problem is the...

  68. Pain Pump 30th March 2006
    ... refills by increasing the concentration of morphine, dilaudid or Fentanyl and the adjunct meds. Medtronics also ... pump. Only preservative free specfic meds. Morphine, Dilaudid , Fentanyl, Suffentanyl , Prialt, and Bupivicaine,...

  69. Newbie needs Help 28th March 2006
    ... Dr. Every time I have had ON i have been on IV dilaudid or whenever im in the hospital. 2 mg iv does nothing ... specialist when I was in the hospital and he prescribed dilaudid for me . 300 pills 4mg tabs 4 at a time and 2 for ... them. Plus I read on my online pharmacy website that dilaudid is more effective in preventing pain not treating ... general is terribly painful. Plus taking all that Dilaudid makes me very sick to my stomach. Oral phenegrin does...
    ... mg a day. Then maybe you can reduce the amount of Dilaudid you take for BT. Some people find that they don't ... medicine in your system. Short acting meds like Dilaudid , Vicodin (Hydrocodone), have many ups and downs. ... needed for BT pain, you can achieve this better. Dilaudid is a strong pain killer, but not the strongest. And...
    ... Hi Heather, As far as Dilaudid being better at preventing pain then treating pain ... you at least 50% by prescribing twice as many 4mg dilaudid as he would 8mg tablets. They come in 2,4,and 8mg ... much to take 2 tiny pills instead of 4 tiny pills. Dilaudid doesn't have a long half life so other than continued ... Everything is compared to morphine in strength. Dilaudid is lets say 5 times stronger than morphine. IF your ... 5 or 6, 30 mg oxycodone tablets to equal 24mgs of Dilaudid . Oxymorphone comes in 2 mg tablets and suppositories ... , you would need 10 of them to equal 24mgs of dilaudid . As far as long acting Vs short acting, although ... asking him to prescibe something stronger than 16mgs of dilaudid at a time. His only option is more dilauid , or 3...
    ... over SA is for that reason and looking at her dose of Dilaudid . If she is taking 16-24 mgs at a time, that is definantely ... looking at where would she be in 5 years from now. Dilaudid is a stronger med, and for SA there is not a lot left...
    ... concerns. He did go ahead and change my meds from Dilaudid to the Duragesic Patch 12 mcgs. He wanted to start...

  70. I have truly seen a "10" on the pain scale 28th March 2006
    ... recovery room. They had me hooked up to a pump with Dilaudid and I could get extra meds through a port in my IV...
    ... PM team came down and hooked me up to a PCA pump of Dilaudid . To give you an idea how tolerant I am, the total ... 24 hour dose of Dilaudid was over 80mg. Well, I have another surgery coming...

  71. Methadone, scared of long term use for pain 25th March 2006
    ... interesting you would bring this up. I have been on dilaudid for 1 1/2 years and it was working pretty well, but...

  72. Long term effects of Pain killers 25th March 2006
    ... taking pain meds. Okay so the only long term effects of dilaudid that I can find is possible addiction, which most ... months, Percocet for 3 months and now I have been on dilaudid for almost 2 years. Does anyone have any idea if there ... there anyone that knows of any effects on organs from dilaudid ? I'm going to ask my pain management doctor to approve...
    ... down more to side effects. If you are handling the dilaudid ok, then you probably will be just fine. If on the...

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