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... Hey, here in Canada we do have a long acting form of dilaudid called HydromorphContin it comes in strengths of 3 mg, 6 mg, 12 mg, 18 mg, 24 mg, and 30 mg capsules. It is taken every 12hrs. ... (4 replies)
... t's what they learned n school it's hard to teach them that whatthey leaned isn'tule but the exception.But when they are dispensing 10Times the number of meds in strengths never sen before, it only seems natural to make adsumptions. Hopefully you can find a good pahrmy your happy with and is wiling to go the extra mile. ... (17 replies)
Oxy or dilaudid
Apr 19, 2006
... It's not like people go to the doctor and requst particlur meds other than for financial reasons, paricularly dilaudid and oxycontin. That's why your post sounded strange. ... (3 replies)

... What are the available strengths of the regular Dilaudid tablets? ... (3 replies)
... I know it is a long acting dilaudid type capsule coming in strengths up to 32mg a capsule. Also I don't know much about methadone either? ... (5 replies)
... Snoople, Well this is just further proof of how idiotic and reactionary the general public is. Your doc's place won't prescribe OxyContin but they will Duragesic. Because OxyC is so "controversial"... Um, newsflash - Duragesic (Fentynal) is THE MOST POWERFUL prescription narcotic that is available. Plenty above OxyC. But gee, as long as it's "controversial" and all, let's... (24 replies)
Morhpine pump
Sep 22, 2012
... ild pain meds. Your reaction to the fentanyl patch sounds more like you were started at too high a dose. You didn't mention if you have been on morphine pills or dilaudid pills. ... (5 replies)
... a call back. Would you suggest that I ask to start on the 30mg or 60 mg and bid or tid. I know it seems kinda odd but I have actually been able to request the strengths of meds from my doctor. If it is what he thinks is best, then he just writes it out. ... (19 replies)
... doc. Duration is the first sign of tolerance, It's still working, just not as long. I don't know when the right time to ask for an increase is, but Oxy comes in strengths up to 30 mgs per dose. Personally I think oxy is the longest lasting compared to oral morphine and dilaudid. The only thing else might be opana. ... (3 replies)
Pain meds $$$
Aug 3, 2009
... OK I did a little research and came up with some interesting figures. Here is what I found out and I will list the strengths/dosages and these would be in the Columbus, OH area. Duragesic patch (Brand) 50mcg 15/month = $533 fentanyl patch (generic) 50mcg 15/month = $208 fentanyl sucker/losenge 600mcg 30/month = $542 Opana ER (Brand) 30mg 2/day = $487 NO GENERIC OPANA... (20 replies)
Delaudid???
Jul 10, 2009
... (7 replies)
... t than the others...Kind of like the difference between hydrocodone and codeine, or hyrodcodone and Oxycodone. Although these meds I just provided are different strengths and probably aren't the best examples, they do "effect" one differently and about the best I can come up with. ... (15 replies)
... and dilaudid for quite a few years. Hydromorphone is a time release form of dilaudid. Hydromorphone comes in various strengths up to 30 mg. per capsule. Dilaudid is a short acting opiate that comes in various strengths up to 8 mg. per tablet. A 4 mg. tablet of dilaudid is a common dose for breakthrough pain. ... (17 replies)
... Hydrocodone syrup comes in strengths from 5mg per 5ml up to 10 mgs per 5ml dose. That would be true hydrocodone syrup. ... (4 replies)
... so if you take 10mg of Dilaudid vs 30mg of Oxy, they are roughly equal. However, Oxy can become stronger if taking a higher dose. ... (10 replies)
... Hey Toonces, I think I remember your other posts:) It always depends on the doc, but in general I think most people will start with the hydro's, tylenol 3's and darvecet with the usual take 1-2 every 4-6 hours. Then they progress to higher strengths. If these don't work the next step is percocet or oxycodone(with various generic names). With these couple steps, the level... (8 replies)
... You could take just oxycodone. Percocet is oxycodone and tylenol. Oxycodone comes in different forms and dosing strengths. Also, I have seen many that take hydrocodone (Vicodin and Lortab are a hydro and tylenol mix), that the pharmacist compounds without tylenol. So there are still many options for you. These are just a few of the options in short-acting meds. There is also a... (7 replies)
... Hi Dana, Unless your mom has recuring compression fractures from OP, I don't really get why her doc would be pushing for a long acting med. LA meds are for chronic pain, not acute pain from something like a fracture or surgery that is expected to get better in a few weks or months. long acting meds aren't recomended for the short term treatment of severe acute pain. They... (3 replies)
... And where does the dilaudid fit in? ... (10 replies)
... And where does the dilaudid fit in? ... (0 replies)




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