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Terrible insomnia,due to pain take already,dilaudid,zoplicone 7.5,vimova, what do I do? Awaiting knee replacement,rheumatoid arthritis,reasons for pai

Terrible insomnia,due to pain take already,dilaudid,zoplicone 7.5,vimova, what do I do? Awaiting knee replacement,rheumatoid arthritis,reasons for pai

Consider seeing a: clinical psychologist who specializes in pain management or health psychology. He/she can teach you some techiniques to help, e.g., clinical and self hypnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is 20mg of dilaudid a lot?

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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Is morphine or dilaudid stronger?

Is morphine or dilaudid stronger?

Potency?: It depends on the amount of each. Dilaudid is more potent on a milligram to milligram basis. ...Read more

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Which is better: oxycontin or dilaudid for pain?

Which is better: oxycontin or dilaudid for pain?

One is not better: Everyone responds differently to opioid pain medications and sometimes patients are switched from one to the other because it is not working well. Also, some patients may have unbearable side effects with one medication but not another. There is no way to predict which medication or how much will work best in an individual patient. These medications should be prescribed by experienced doctors. ...Read more

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Is dilaudid the same as morphine? Please advise!

No: Dilaudid (also known as hydromorphone) is an opioid pain medication that is a man-made cousin of morphine (which comes from the opium poppy plant). It is much more potent on a milligram per milligram basis. ...Read more

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What are the risks of shooting up dilaudid drugs?

What are the risks of shooting up dilaudid drugs?

Death: Dilaudid is a narcotic pain reliever.Usually cause of death from abuse/overdose is respiratory depression resulting in death, especially if mixed with other meds or consuming alcohol.Dilaudid dosage needs to be very well controlled and monitored by a professional. ...Read more

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I NEED MY DILAUDID 4MG, CAN YOU PRESCRIBE THIS TO ME?

I NEED MY DILAUDID 4MG, CAN YOU PRESCRIBE THIS TO ME?

No: Seems like you need narcotics and you don't have a doctor. This is a bad situation for you. Along with the prescription must come the guidance on how to use this med responsibly, for legal and medical reasons. You need to learn to take care of your pain with nonprescription meds. Anything else you do is viewed as "soliciting". See a doctor, and work with them to help you deal with your problems. ...Read more

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How long after I take 2 5mg percocets can I take a 2mg dilaudid?

How long after I take 2 5mg percocets can I take a 2mg dilaudid?

Narcotic complicatio: If you are asking this, likely your prescribing M.D. did not prescribe both these meds in this manner. If you are having so much pain not controlled by 5mg Percocet, what is the origin of the pain? That needs to be determined to prescribe effectively. In addition, with COPD, mixing 2 short-acting narcotics can lead to excessive respiratory depression in some folks. Get your M.D.'s approval. ...Read more

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