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Pages: 1 2 Showing 1 - 20 of 30 for difference between dilaudid and oxycodone. (0.009 seconds)

... Yes, as Cmpgirl and Jon have pointed out, it can be difficult to compare when taking into account different strengths. ... (10 replies)
... Hey Pixie Poodle, Just too clear up some miss information, Dilaudid is Hydromorphone, synthetic morphine about 8 times stronger than regular morphine. ... (5 replies)
... One converter says that 4mg. of dilaudid is equal to 10.67mg. of oxycodone. So, if a person was being given a choice between 8mg. dilaudid or 10mg. percocet, the dilaudid in this case would be stronger. ... (10 replies)

... as an equianelgesic comparison. The FDA electronic orange book is a great sight for what is new, who's making it and what dose. ... (10 replies)
... ut the statement about an entire calss testing as one. The first UA my present doc did 4 years ago while I used oxy as a BT with methadone came back positive for dilaudid and negative for oxy but that was the limit of that tests abilty. It was exceptable to test positive for hydromorphorph and not oxy back then. ... (15 replies)
Oxy or dilaudid
Apr 19, 2006
... ng twice as much to only have to swallow one 8mg tab instead of two tiny 4 mg tabs. Even the generic version is twice as expensive as the same ampunt in 4mg tabs and that's just because it's a newly available dose. ... (3 replies)
Are opioids safe?
Sep 10, 2008
... Most also do not understand the difference between dependence and addiction. All people who take opioids chronically will develop dependence. ... (14 replies)
Oxy question
Oct 3, 2002
... rli, Oxycontin is no more dangerous than any other opiate pain medication. People that have died from oxy have abused it by either snorting,injecting or crushing and chewing the tablets to bypass the time release mechanism. ... (4 replies)
Am I doomed??
Oct 19, 2004
... ehavior like doc shopping, forging scripts or altering scripts to obtain more. Addicts use meds to get high, or in severe cases are simply stuck, due to physical and psychological dependence. They don't have pain and don't need to take the drugs, but if they stop they get extremely sick. ... (9 replies)
... As a former university professor, the "teacher" in me still exists, and I enjoy helping others. ... (15 replies)
... r as the percs, your on step two of dozens of options with long acting versions of oxy, morphine, fentanyl patches, methadone, long acting dilaudid, short acting dilaudid and you are corect, Purdue makes OxyIR in 10 and 20 mg tablets that contain no tylenol. ... (18 replies)
... nutes dependning on the settings. If your not comfortable in the hopital, it's best to have someone there to advocate for you. Somethat can stomp the halls, yell and demand to see the surgeon now to manage uncontrolled pain. ... (4 replies)
... These are, by and large, very safe drugs. There are a few synthetics like Demerol, and Darvon which have some toxic metabolites you have to worry about in prolonged use, and no sensible doctor would use Demerol long term for that reason. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks, your posts are always so well written and informative. ... (14 replies)
... ter, The big problem is that there is no such thing as a cirriculum for pain management, The cirriculum needed would be a combination of neurology, anesthesilogy and physical medicine. But there is not a program that young med school students can head off to college to become a board cert, pain management doc. ... (10 replies)
Jul 10, 2009
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Jul 12, 2006
... Hi Misti, Ozzy is correct about Dilaudid or generic hydromorphone, but sttrength isn't just determined by by comparison to one drug or another, the number of mgs is really the key factor. ... (7 replies)
... Hey Pete, If your daily dose of Avinza totals 360 mgs, you would devide that by 7.5 because dilaudid is 7. ... (1 replies)
... by the clock just maintains a constant levelin your system. However the next school of thought is why not maintain that constant level with the long acting meds and use break through or rescue medication as needed. ... (3 replies)
... M, I went through a period where I passed about 30 stones in 6 months, Fortunately they were just calcium stones and after alot of testing we found tha absorption problem and Potassium citrate helped preventing further stones. ... (3 replies)

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