Buprenorphine vs Dilaudid

Buprenorphine
(Rx)
Dilaudid
(Rx)
Buprenorphine is a pain relief medication and a chemical dependency medication (opioid).
Dilaudid is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.9
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.4
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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Not Available
January 11, 1984
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
43,621 Discussions
65,189 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Addiction
#3 for Pain
#4 for Depression
#6 for Chronic Pain
#7 for Dependence
Buprenorphine is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Our data suggest that it is taken for Pain and Depression, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Chronic Pain
#4 for Migraines
#5 for Severe Pain
Dilaudid is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bup
Euphoria
7
Nausea
3
Vomiting
2
Respiratory Depression
2
Dizziness
1
Dry Mouth
1
Itching
1
Restlessness
1
Dysphoria
1
Paranoia
1
Dil
Nausea
9
Euphoria
4
Dizziness
2
Hallucinations
1
Bruise
1
Blood Clots
1
Rash
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Paranoia
1
Trauma
1
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Buprenorphine
Bup
Dilaudid
Dil
Euphoria
Bup
Dil
7
4
Nausea
Bup
Dil
3
9
Vomiting
Bup
Dil
2
0
Respiratory Depression
Bup
Dil
2
0
Dizziness
Bup
Dil
1
2
Dry Mouth
Bup
Dil
1
0
Itching
Bup
Dil
1
0
Restlessness
Bup
Dil
1
0
Dysphoria
Bup
Dil
1
0
Paranoia
Bup
Dil
1
1
Nausea
Dil
Bup
9
3
Euphoria
Dil
Bup
4
7
Dizziness
Dil
Bup
2
1
Hallucinations
Dil
Bup
1
0
Bruise
Dil
Bup
1
0
Blood Clots
Dil
Bup
1
0
Rash
Dil
Bup
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Dil
Bup
1
0
Paranoia
Dil
Bup
1
1
Trauma
Dil
Bup
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Buprenorphine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Dilaudid during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Buprenorphine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Dilaudid and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Oral Film, Pill
Dosages
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Film: 75 mcg, 150 mcg, 300 mcg, 450 mcg, 600 mcg, 750 mcg, 900 mcg
Solution: 0.3 mg/mL, 0.324 mg/mL
Tablet: 2 mg, 8 mg
Syringe: 0.3 mg/mL
Liquid: 1 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Buprenorphine
Hydromorphone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Buprenorphine and Dilaudid: Severe Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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