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Suggest brand names for hydromorphone hydrochloride drug

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Posted on Mon, 19 May 2014
Question: I need to identify a drug. It is a white round tablet made bt Roxane Laboratories. It is called HydroMORphone Hydrochloride 8 mg. One side of the tablet has the numbers 54 and 425. Do you know the "common name" or the brand name. I think this is a generic name. Thanks!
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Answered by Dr. Muhammed Aslam (1 hour later)
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It is an opiod

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Hi XXXXXXX welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.
I am Dr Aslam here to help you.
Hydromorphone hydrochloride is an opioid drug.This is the generic name for the drug.The brand names differ between brands(some US brands are Dilaudid,Hydrostat IR etc).
This is a drug with many important side effects(on many systems including brain,lungs,cardiovascular system,intestine etc).It is given in a few selected situations like resistant,severe pains,taking into consideration,of any medical illnesses/drugs the patient is having.It is used under close,strict follow up of a doctor only.Extreme care must be taken to avoid taking it without prescription/reaching children.
Hope I have answered your query.If you have further questions,I will be happy to help you.
Thank you.
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Suggest brand names for hydromorphone hydrochloride drug

Brief Answer: It is an opiod Detailed Answer: Hi XXXXXXX welcome to HealthcareMagic forum. I am Dr Aslam here to help you. Hydromorphone hydrochloride is an opioid drug.This is the generic name for the drug.The brand names differ between brands(some US brands are Dilaudid,Hydrostat IR etc). This is a drug with many important side effects(on many systems including brain,lungs,cardiovascular system,intestine etc).It is given in a few selected situations like resistant,severe pains,taking into consideration,of any medical illnesses/drugs the patient is having.It is used under close,strict follow up of a doctor only.Extreme care must be taken to avoid taking it without prescription/reaching children. Hope I have answered your query.If you have further questions,I will be happy to help you. Thank you.