Disease Information for Hydromorphone (Dilaudid) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Constipation in Elderly
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Constipation
Obstipation
Opiate/Morphine overdose toxidrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Analgesic/injectable medication (example)
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
DRUG/Narcotic/Opiate-opioid medication (example)
DRUG/Opioid Agonist/morphine-like drug (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
( ) Hydromorphone, dihydromorphinone, Hydromorphon, hydromorphone, Hydromorphone (product), Hydromorphone (substance), HYDROMORPHONE PREPARATION, Morphinan 6 one 4 5 epoxy 3 hydroxy 17 methyl (5alpha), Brand name/Dilaudid (Hydromorphone), Brand name/Exalgo (Hydromorphone), Brand name/Palladone (Hydromorphone LA) DISCONTINUED 7/05
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/Dose Extended time release/XT/SA (example)
Definition

Opiate narcartic analgesic drug; oral and parenteral and rectal preparations; nausea and respiratory depression and constipation problems occur; real addicting potential;

New extended release preparation Discontinued by FDA !!! [Palladone brand is a Long acting preparation with doses at high level (Purdue Pharma) new preparation 2005 release] because of deaths from alcohol induced faster release of capsule contents;

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