16 patient evaluations for Hydromorphone

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Apr 12, 2009 (Started Jun 07, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: If you need it, take it! Don't worry about addiction, provided you are taking med as prescribed
Side effects: Drowsiness

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May 27, 2009 (Started Jul 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Jul 30, 2009 (Started Oct 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: If you exprience nausea with this medication ask your doctor for a prescrition of Zofran. i also keep fire jolly ranchers in the house which help with the nausea.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Nausea

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Sep 9, 2007 (Started Sep 09, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I was having intense, red-hot stabbing nerve pain in my neck/shoulder/face. My doc refered me to pain specialists who refered me on and on and on. You know what I mean. I had tried many meds and "med-cocktails." Those with dilauded (hydromorphone) kick were working the best for me, but I was still in agony two or three times a day. In dsperation I one day pleaded with the specialist of the month "What are we going to do Doc?" Hoping he was going to hook me up with a morpine drip, surgery or something very heavy duty. I'll never forget this but, he looked down at the floor for a long, long time. After this long contemplation he looked up with a smiile and said, "Some people have had relief with Lidacaine patches. Want to try them?" Well da-aaah sure!" I was desperate and willing to try anythng. That evening when the torture chamber showed up, on went the patch and down went some dilauded. The pain was GONE in 10 minutes. No kidding. It became the solution for me. The torture chamber events are very less frequent now, but whenever I get that twinge in my neck I go for a patch and the event never happens. What a life saver.

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Feb 6, 2010 (Started Sep 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Hydromorphone has done wonders for the shooting pain I have from fibromyalgia. The only bad side effect is constipation. But other then that very happy.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Constipation

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Apr 16, 2010 (Started Apr 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Take when at home only as it makes you drowsy very quickly. But finally found something I can take that really relieves the pain and it helps me sleep. Groogy in the morning though.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness

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Nov 1, 2008 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Statis Migrainosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg One time
Advice & Tips: I only was administered dilauded solution intravenously in the emergency room two times for extreme, continuous pain from a migraine. I had two doses of it my first visit the winter of 2008 and then the migraine retuned and I ended back in emergency about a week later for another two intravenous treatments. By them my PCP doc precribed Imitrex to take at the first sign of a headache which was the first sign this kind of migraine. It is also very important for me, as with all migraines I have had, to drop everything and put on eye shades and try and go to sleep. I never ever took dilauded outside of the hospital but I am extremely grateful to the staff there who recognized the kind of sustained pain I had been in for 21 days as my PcP did not give me this kind of care and attention.

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Jun 16, 2012 (Started May 05, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Bowel urgency)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This may have been worked but mixed with Morphine it made it it to stong for my body to handle. But this does not happen to every one. Mixing my pain med was a real bad impact on me and sent me in to the hospital. This may not happen to every one I just hope you pay attiontion to your own body and if you feel out of sort you seek some help.

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Jan 15, 2013 (Started Jan 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Feeling strange)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 24 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 27, 2012 (Started Jan 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 24 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 1, 2014 (Started Dec 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily

Apr 3, 2014 (Started Dec 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily

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