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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

Dr. Joseph Boland
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Difficulty Sleeping (Definition)

Many women complain that they have trouble sleeping when they are pregnant. Try not to eat just before bedtime. Consider taking a warm bath at bedtime to help you relax. As your abdomen gets bigger, you may want to lie on your side with a pillow under your abdomen and a pillow between ...Read more


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Chronic constipation and Shy-Dragar syndrome in a 41 yr old woman.....?

Chronic constipation and Shy-Dragar syndrome in a 41 yr old woman.....?

Severe Constipation: The cause of this patient's constipation is partly due to Shy Dragar Syndrome and partly due to the meds she has been on.She is taking Dilauded and may be some others as well.Lizess is being given and not helping along with laxatives.I will add Movantik to counter the effect of dilauded.Modification of diet.high fiber,stool softners,and plenty of fluids.For Hypotension may need more salt in the food.The abdominal pain may be secondary to severe constipation.Suggest nutritional consult.Also suggest shared informations by all treating specialists.Gi.Rheumatologist and any others have to be in communication about this patient.And at some stage if the Dilauded can be tapered and discontinue,that will definitely help the constipation and the pain as well ...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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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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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 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's the difference in between oxymorphone and dilaudid?

Narcotics: Oxymorphone and hydromorphome (dilaudid) are both narcotics. They are different substances in the same narcotic class. They are both used for moderate to severe pain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could tell if my dilaudid is a placebo?

Can you tell me if i could tell if my dilaudid is a placebo?

Huh?: Dilaudid is not a placebo. In this country, no one is allowed to give you a placebo if they actually wrote an RX for it. Unless your are in a research project, likely its the real stuff. ...Read more

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Is dilaudid injection different from dilaudid oral treatment?

Yes: Dilaudid IV more potent ( stronger ), faster effect than Dilaudid po. ...Read more

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I really don't like dilaudid!! please help!! chronic pain constantly!!!!?

I really don't like dilaudid!! please help!! chronic pain constantly!!!!?

Pain clinic: or may I suggest Subaxone clinic if any chance of opiod dependency. Which is very common and symptoms may be hard to notice especialy when pain due to medical condition exist ...Read more

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I cannot get any relief.. How much stronger is dilaudid than hydrocodone?

I cannot get any relief.. How much stronger is dilaudid than hydrocodone?

Dilaudid is much: Stronger then hydrocodone, somewhere in the 20 times stronger range and the jump should not be made from hydrocodone to Dilaudid (or oxymorphone). Speak with your physician about mid level opioids if you definitely need them, such as oxycodone. Also ask for long acting to help keep a steady state in your system to avoid peaks and troughs and decrease abuse potential. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

A sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more