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... 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)
... Yes, as Cmpgirl and Jon have pointed out, it can be difficult to compare when taking into account different strengths. ... (10 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)

... 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)
... Hey Pixie Poodle, Just too clear up some miss information, Dilaudid is Hydromorphone, synthetic morphine about 8 times stronger than regular morphine. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks, your posts are always so well written and informative. ... (14 replies)
... As a former university professor, the "teacher" in me still exists, and I enjoy helping others. ... (15 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)
... 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)
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)
... 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)
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)
... 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)
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)
... Hi Spark Gap, I realy don't have a problem with the pain scale either. I think my docs are prett bright people and know when people are blowing smoke and truly in pain. There are other symptoms of distress like BP. ... (5 replies)
... Generaly all the narcotics are created equal for pain, however, individuals sometimes find one better than another..... its more about individual variations than oxycodone being better for headache and Dilaudid being better for renal colic etc. ... (5 replies)
Jul 10, 2009
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... You mentioned that you're upping your Oxycontin. That IS Oxycodone without Tylenol. The only difference between Oxycodone and Oxycontin is the Tylenol. I'm wondering why they don't try something like Dilaudid? ... (17 replies)
Finding New PM Doc
Dec 11, 2007
... hazy world with no motivation back to a life of full color , no haze and plenty of motivation. ... (2 replies)

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