hydromorphone


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hydromorphone

 [hi″dro-mor´fōn]
a morphine alkaloid with effects similar to morphine but greater and of shorter duration; used as the hydrochloride salt as an analgesic, antitussive, and anesthesia adjunct, administered orally, subcutaneously, intramuscularly, intravenously, or rectally.

hydromorphone

/hy·dro·mor·phone/ (-mor´fōn) a morphine alkaloid having opioid analgesic effects similar to but greater and of shorter duration than those of morphine; used as the hydrochloride salt as an analgesic, antitussive, and anesthesia adjunct.

hydromorphone

(hī′drō-môr′fōn′)
n.
A synthetic derivative of morphine, C17H19NO3, used in the form of its hydrochloride as an analgesic that is more potent than morphine.

hydromorphone

An opioid analgesic which, in excess, causes respiratory depression; blocks nociception to brain; miosis. See Opiate, Opioid, Pain management.

hydromorphone

A powerful narcotic pain-killer drug used to relieve severe cancer pain. A brand name is Palladone.

hydromorphone

a hydrogenated ketone of morphine with effects similar to morphine but of shorter duration; the hydrochloride is used as an analgesic and cough suppressant.
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Recommended opioid doses * Patients over Most 64 yrs or with Drug patients sleep apnea HYDROmorphone PCA dose 0.
Among this group, treatment with injectable diacetylmorphine or hydromorphone was more effective than optimized MMT.
Morphine and hydromorphone were quantified by use of deuterated internal standards and a 5-point calibration curve.
rights to OROS(R) Hydromorphone from ALZA is an excellent fit with Neuromed's strategy to address the significant need for alternative chronic pain treatments," said Dr.
Between 1979 and 1985, for example, consumption of oxycodone and hydromorphone rose 40 percent and 67 percent, respectively, according to DEA figures.
Contract notice: Statements not exclusive discount agreements pursuant to A* 130a paragraph 8 sgb v for products containing the substance hydromorphone (atc code n02aa03 - in the dosage form hard capsule in the dosage strengths 1.
The major opioids used for medication in chronic pain are Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Fentanyl, Methadone, Morphine, Hydromorphone and Dihydrocodeine.
The drug's maker, Purdue Pharma, manufactures several other opioids, including transdermal buprenorphine, injectable and oral hydromorphone, morphine sulfate extended-release tablets, and extended-release oxycodone without naloxone.
Objective--To evaluate the antinociceptive and sedative effects and duration of action of hydromorphone hydrochloride after intramuscular administration to American kestrels (Falco sparverius).
He is being held without bail on charges of possession of an electric stun gun; possession of a class A drug, hydromorphone hydrochloride; and possession of an incendiary device.
According to step 1, an automatic 25% reduction in the equianalgesic hydromorphone dose would be calculated.
Preoperatively on day two, the patient received hydromorphone 1 mg IV and a continuous infusion of hydromorphone was initiated at 0.