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Dr. Norman Cohen
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II have Hepc level 4 I also suffr from chronc pain-is suboxone worse for liver than fentanyl/dilaudid combo? Insidently-suboxone not realy covering pa

II have Hepc level 4 I also suffr from chronc pain-is suboxone worse for liver than fentanyl/dilaudid combo? Insidently-suboxone not realy covering pa

Do U mean stage 4?: Stage 4 fibrosis, associated with hepatitis C, is cirrhosis. Talk frankly with your liver specialist about use of any drugs in this setting, particularly if your liver is decompensated. By the way, you haven't shared the nature or source of your pain, so this response cannot be better targeted to your question. ...Read more

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Side effects of a fentanyl patch vs. Iv dilaudid?

Side effects of a fentanyl patch vs. Iv dilaudid?

Opioids: Both are opioids so side effects would be very similar. The fentanyl patch is on the skin, the Dilaudid is IV so it is uncomfortable, requires venopuncture, or for chronic use a devise like a pouch under the skin on the chest which adds more side effects and complications. ...Read more

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How to seek ER help with Chronic Pancreatitis pain, pain also in kidneys? Fentanyl 25 mcg and 4 mg dilaudid home pain meds. Pain 7/10 not a drug seeke

How to seek ER help with Chronic Pancreatitis pain, pain also in kidneys? Fentanyl 25 mcg and 4 mg dilaudid home pain meds. Pain 7/10 not a drug seeke

Pancreatitis: Make sure u only use dilaudid for acute bout of pain as tolerance to that drug could be an issue in the future secondly ask your gi doc for someone who does a celiac plexus block which can be helpful ...Read more

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Will a shot in my neck help with a pinch nerve. I'm already on fentanyl pain patch and Dilaudid 8mg for CMT back pain. Pain meds does not help with th?

Will a shot in my neck help with a pinch nerve. I'm already on fentanyl pain patch and Dilaudid 8mg for CMT back pain. Pain meds does not help with th?

Pain in the neck: What you need is a diagnosis and a program of physical therapy. Recent study showed that UNDERSTANDING the pain source helps with proper PT.
you can check out my cervical exercises at www. Grossaninstitute. Com but first fully understand what your problem is and follow exercise program by a physical therapist. ...Read more

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Why would my primary care doc want to go straight from 60 mg/day of morphine ER to a fentanyl patch instead of dilaudid? P.S. I'm end-stage COPD

Why would my primary care doc want to go straight from 60 mg/day of morphine ER to a fentanyl patch instead of dilaudid? P.S. I'm end-stage COPD

Your: Primary doctor will be in best position to answer the question. My guess is he saw no advantage in switching to dilaudid and or he wanted a longer acting with ease of administration ...Read more

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What is the strongest med.: percocet, fentanyl patch, dilaudid, or norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

What is the strongest med.: percocet, fentanyl patch, dilaudid, or norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Thanks for asking!: Depends on dose and mode of administration. Iv administered narcotics are most potent. As for dosage, fentanyl is the most potent of the listed medication. ...Read more

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I have decreased my pain meds from 10 dilaudid a day to 3, fentynal patch from 100 mcg to 50, and one oxycontin from two. What should be the next stei?

Opioids: Get off Oxycontin first, then Dilaudid and then of fentanyl evidently in decreasing steps. Make it in 4-6 weeks under a doctor's supervision. The withdrawal syndrome is not to be down played. ...Read more

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Is 20mg of dilaudid a lot?

Yes: That is a very large amount of dilaudid. Dilaudid is a powerful narcotic and opioid naive patients will normally start around 1-2 mg. I am not sure why you are asking, but please do not take this large of a dose and if you have and you do not normally take opioids, please have someone take you to the er. Otherwise, a 20mg dose at once should be avoided. I hope this answer helps. ...Read more

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What happens when fentanyl 50mg kicks in?

Pain relief: Fentanyl works on pain receptors. Its primary use is to alleviate pain. How fast it works depends on how it is given (IV, IM, transdermal). I'll assume you are referring to IV. Works in 1-5 mins, lasts ~ 45-90 mins. Some very serious, but expected side effects include slowed or even stopped breathing, low blood pressure, sedation. Expect excellent pain relief with Fentanyl when used properly ...Read more

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Is fentanyl the same as heroin?

No: Heroin is a semi-synthetic derivative of morphine found in the opium plant, also called diamorph or 1, 6=diacetylmorphine. Fentanyl is completely synthetic, but is extremely potent, hundreds of times more potent than heroin, so that very tiny amounts are effective, and potentially dangerous. Recently more than 20 deaths in rhode island and 20 more in pa. Have been seen with street fentanyl. ...Read more

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Can pholcodine contain fentanyl?

No: Pholcodine is a cough suppressant and although it has some sedative effects, is sold over the counter, it does not contain fentanyl. Fentanyl on the other hand is a potent narcotic and a controlled substance. ...Read more

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Does Dilaudid show up on a drug screen?

Does Dilaudid show up on a drug screen?

Opiate: It is an opiate.. Some urine drug test kits only test for natural opiates. In that instance it may not since it is a synthetic opiate. However most will detect synthetic and natural opiates. ...Read more

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Side effects of using fentanyl pain patches?

Fentanyl patch: Some of the common side effects include nausea, vomiting, constipation, lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, irritation, itching, or redness at the application site can also occur. More serious side effects including agitation, confusion, hallucinations, severe stomach/abdominal pain, difficulty urinating or allergic reactions are very rare. ...Read more

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Can dilaudid help with premature ejaculation?

Can dilaudid help with premature ejaculation?

NO!!!: Dilaudid is a powerful narcotic pain killer. It is not used to treat premature ejaculation. Long term use of Dilaudid can lead to hypogonadism. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of dilaudid detox?

What are the main symptoms of dilaudid detox?

Dilaudid detox: I assume you mean "dilaudid withdrawal". This is the withdrawal syndrome as with all opioids its not specific to dilaudid. Diarrhea, abdominal cramps, agitation, sweating, yawning, muscle aches, bone pains, craving, vomiting, tearing, stuffy nose, - not a very pleasant state to be in. Medical attention is to be sought. ...Read more

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What can be done for an addicted to fentanyl?

What can be done for an addicted to fentanyl?

Drug Detox: Or Methadone maintenance. Cold turkey withdrawal is not lie threatening, but panful and highly unpleasant. It is not different from heroin withdrawal. ...Read more

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Is it true that fentanyl is related to heroin?

Opiates: Yes, fentanyl is related to heroin. Heroin is the original opiate used as an analgesic. Fentanyl is synthetic, whilst heroin is obtained from poppy. ...Read more

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What could cause a false positive for fentanyl?

Errors: Be honest and offer to even pay for a better test. This seems to happen to people - so it may not surprise them. Read: http://ehealthforum. Com/health/false-positive-in-urine-test-for-fentanyl-t292331.html
Best! ...Read more

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Fentanyl patch and Cialis together, is this ok?

Yes, if: You can take or apply each individually the combination would be ok ...Read more

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What do you think about the painkiller dilaudid?

What do you think about the painkiller dilaudid?

Powerful drug: Not sure what context your thinking. Dilaudid is a powerful opiate with pain killing properties. For pain control it would be best reserved for chronic use in cancer pain, or short term use for acute pain. It has a very high addiction potential. ...Read more

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If I'm allergic to dilaudid can I take morphine?

Maybe: Dilaudid and morphine are narcotics, but are different substances. It depends on the reactions you have with morphine. If it is a minor reactions like itchiness, you might be fine taking dilaudid. If it is a major reactions like anaphylactic reaction, you should not take dilaudid. Please talk to your doctor for more guidance. ...Read more

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What should someone do for detoxing off fentanyl?

It depends: If you need the drug for pain, it may not be wise to stop it. If you are using it without benefit, it is wise to taper slowly under a doctor's direction, e.g. 25 mcg/hour/ week. Alternatively, fentanyl addiction can be treated with sublingual buprenorphine, preventing withdrawal. The best approach depends on the very individual circumstances which prompted your question. ...Read more

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