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Dilaudid vs. Exalgo for Pain

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Dilaudid

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Other Names: Hydromorphone   Exalgo   Palladone   Exalgo ER   Palladone SR

Exalgo

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Other Names: Dilaudid   Hydromorphone   Exalgo ER   Palladone
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 47,819 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
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Hydromorphone, a more common synonym for dihydromorphinone, commonly a hydrochloride (trade names Palladone, Dilaudid, and numerous others) is a very potent centrally-acting analgesic medication of the opioid class. It is a derivative o... Read more on Wikipedia
Hydromorphone, a more common synonym for dihydromorphinone, commonly a hydrochloride (trade names Palladone, Dilaudid, and numerous others) is a very potent centrally-acting analgesic medication of the opioid class. It is a derivative o... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Can't wait to get back to Tramadol
February 19, 2014
Can't wait to get back to Tramadol wrote
Dilaudid vs. Tramadol
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By captclap
December 7, 2013
captclap wrote
exalgo
Exalgo is very strong but it takes a few days to get up to full strength in the body. I take 2 oxycodone 10mg every 4 hours but after being prescribed exalgo 16mg I just take one in the morning and I'm good all day. Only need the oxy when break through pain gets tough.
Rob  |  February 17, 2014
16' rods??? wow, you must be an avatar creature to have 16 foot rods in your spine.
Rob  |  February 17, 2014
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By Ben
August 28, 2013
Ben wrote
Taking two 8 mg dilaudid every 4 hours for years, today insurance company would not give me exalgo
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What patients are saying about Dilaudid vs. Exalgo

326 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
even the 8 mg Dilaudid stinks soo folks those of us that...
...IR and ER, same with Exalgo and even the 8 mg Dilaudid stinks soo folks those of...
your Dr. willing to go back to the Exalgo and Dilaudid? I...
...good suggestion for Randy... Randy...is your Dr. willing to go back to the Exalgo and Dilaudid? I would think that would...
dilaudid. I was taking so much dilaudid my Dr started me...
...anyone been on Exalgo? It is extended release dilaudid. I was taking so much dilaudid my Dr started ...the regular dilaudid for breakthrough pain. I...
Exalgo 32 mg. and can take dilaudid 4 mg. up to twice a day...
...would be used sparingly for breakthrough pain. I am on Exalgo 32 mg. and can take dilaudid...
You CAN take dilaudid! That is fantastic!!! Hopefully...
good girl!!!! You CAN take dilaudid! That is fantastic!!! Hopefully they ...narc's up and then put u on exalgo(extended dilaudid) and dilaudid for b.t. Enjoy your 'knock-out...
after you get used to the regular dilaudid she can put u...
Exalgo or dilaudid for Breakthrough? Exalgo u must take every day ...Maybe after you get used to the regular dilaudid she can put u on Exalgo, extended hydromorphone. Hard to use...
in liquid form is highly addictive, worse than pain meds...
...of them putting dilaudid in a pain pump. Dilaudid in liquid form is highly addictive, worse than pain meds. In fact ...2 weeks with dilaudid every 2 hours ...use. I take Dilaudid 8MG exten...
HAVE TO TAKE MY SORT RELEASE DILAUDID EVERY 4 HOURS WHILE...
...BUT I DONT REALLY SEE THE DIFFERENCE BECAUSE I STILL HAVE TO TAKE MY SORT RELEASE DILAUDID EVERY 4 HOURS WHILE TAKING THE EXALGO. SO I DONT KNOW IF I NEED A STRONGER DOSE I JUST THINK...
I AM TAKING EXALGO 32MG DAILY(EXTENDED RELEASE DILAUDID)TO...
...WAS GIVEN DILAUDID PILLS POST SURGERY IN ...FROM NEUROPATHY. I AM TAKING EXALGO 32MG DAILY(EXTENDED RELEASE DILAUDID)TO RELIEVE THE PAIN. CAN'T TAKE LYRICA UNFORTUNATELY. EXALGO WORKS EXTREMELY ...
but oral Dilaudid does nothing for my pain. My tolerance is...
...have never tried Exalgo, but oral Dilaudid does nothing for my pain. My tolerance is ...hrs. Upon discharge, I was given a script for 16mgs of Dilaudid every 3 hrs. I ...4mg. tabs of Dilaudid...
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