Hydromorphone

What is Hydromorphone?

Hydromorphone is an opioid pain medication, used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is a very potent centrally acting analgesic drug of the opioid class, and a derivative of morphine. Hydromorphone is commonly used in the hospital setting, mostly intravenously (IV) because its bioavailability of orally, rectally, and intranasally is very low.

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I have a long history of taking pain relief for Arthritis. This started in my late teens and progressed from over the counter to 50mg of Oxyneo...

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Continue hydromorphone

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Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Pain treatment for...

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Had a whipple surgery 2 years ago. On 2mg hydromorphone for cronic pancreatitis. Doc wants me on an anti depressant. Afraid of drug interactions...

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the risk for pancreatic complications is very low

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tricyclics and SSRIs rarely cause any problems to the...

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Why does hydromorphone make me so tired?

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Brief Answer:
Maintain good hydration

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Thanks for your query.

Low levels of hydration during consumption of the Hydromorphone...

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