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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
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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

325 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
anyone on Exalgo? I know it's a fairly new med, I've been...
is anyone on Exalgo? I know it's a fairly ...5 years, it's extended release dilaudid, and if so, what ...
exalgo either. I was on 8 x 8mg dilaudid for pain for a...
My insurance doesn't cover exalgo either. I was on 8 x 8mg dilaudid for pain for a long while. ...pain. What about methadone with dilaudid as...
Even if you were taking 8 mg dilaudid 3 times a day, you...
...sounds strange. 6mg extended hydromorphone (exalgo) doesn't come in a that ...Even if you were taking 8 mg dilaudid 3 times a day, you...
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...
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 ...
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....
I take 6 4mg dilaudid and 3 30mg oxycodone daily ...formula opiate medication such as Exalgo or Avinza, then only taking ...Another alternative is to switch to something like fentanyl patch whic...
for you? I've taken dilaudid for breakthrough pain, but...
...for you? I've taken dilaudid for breakthrough pain, but not the Exalgo. Now that none of ...time he switched me to Oxycontin 40mg three ...The Opana for breakthrough pain works well, but no...
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 ...
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