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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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/ 1,166 posts
Other Names: Dilaudid   Hydromorphone   Exalgo ER   Palladone
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 47,246 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 1,166 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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

334 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
ever been prescribed exalgo? It looks like its extended...
...Hi everyone, has anyone ever been prescribed exalgo? It looks like its extended release hydromorphone (dilaudid), but it onlt comes ...different extended release dilaudid called Palladone th...
it goes with the Exalgo. They will help out somebody with...
...was my plan with my pain doc and I liked Exalgo and the plan. Unfortunately, my copay AFTER insurance and a $100 coupon from the manufacturer was still too high for me to pay ...Exalgo. They...
anyone familiar with this drug exalgo my pm doc prescribed...
exalgo Is anyone familiar with this drug exalgo my pm doc prescribed 8mg plus my reg dose of 8 mg of dilaudid. I've just taken one so im not sure if...
to be on dilaudid for migraines. They have subsided after...
...used to be on dilaudid for migraines. They have subsided ...spine and severe arthritis. The dilaudid took all migraine pain away... I was just wondering if the exalgo extended release pills are ...
is. I take dilaudid for breakthrough pain as well and this...
...contin which is extended release dilaudid and it has been the ...I am not sure if Exalgo is the equivalent to what ...that it is. I take dilaudid for breakthrough pain as well and this...
doctor just put me on Exalgo 12mg... anybody know anything...
...put me on Exalgo 12mg... anybody ...know the basics, it is basically dilaudid
6 4mg dilaudid and 3 30mg oxycodone daily for back issues....
...daily for back issues. Problem is I always run out in 2? Hey hjs, I recommend you discuss switching to a long acting formula opiate medication such as Exalgo or Avinza, then only taking a...
I've taken dilaudid for breakthrough pain, but not the...
...Exalgo. Now that none of the pharmacies can get my MS Contin in, he said if I can't fill it by Monday to come back and he'll put me on something else long-acting. I just don't know what would...
new long-acting meds. Took last Exalgo 2 nights ago. No...
...new long-acting meds. Took last Exalgo 2 nights ago. No one weaning me off DILAUDID. AMAZING. Not weaning a ...right, dr. was VERY off on drug calculations from morphine to dilaudid. Hate is ...
help so I'm on the combo of Exalgo, dilaudid (short acting)...
...mcg fentanyl patches as well as the fentora spray, 200mcg. They can't back you down!!! I even went through a detox to start over and my baseline pain once ...I'm on the combo of Exalgo, dilaudid...
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