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How much stronger is dilaudid than hydrocodone?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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In brief: About 5 fold

Dilaudid (hydromorphone) is about 5 times as potent.

In brief: About 5 fold

Dilaudid (hydromorphone) is about 5 times as potent.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 5x

Hydrocodone's main mechanism of action is being metabolized into hydromorphone by the liver. On a mg basis i cosider hydromorphone to be 5-7.
5 times more potent.

In brief: 5x

Hydrocodone's main mechanism of action is being metabolized into hydromorphone by the liver. On a mg basis i cosider hydromorphone to be 5-7.
5 times more potent.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
Dr. Einar Ottestad
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