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

(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.
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In this study, the occurrence of side effects associated with opioids is not high in the preemptive hydromorphone group.
Mean NRS score before PCIA in group hydromorphone, group sufentanil, and group oxycodone was 5.0 [+ or -] 1.1, 4.9 [+ or -] 1.0, and 5.3 [+ or -] 1.1.
To further lessen each of these risks, lower doses of intrathecal hydromorphone (50 mcg) may be used and may still achieve similar rates of pain control and LOS outcomes.
(16) The AAP recommends the use of morphine and hydromorphone when narcotic agents are needed to treat pain in breastfeeding women.
Hydromorphone, butorphanol, and morphine are not metabolized by CYP2D6 so the problems faced by "ultrarapid metabolizers" or "poor metabolizers" is not an issue.
The depot also appeared to block the dose-dependent increase in drowsiness that was seen in response to hydromorphone in the qualification session.
Hydromorphone hydrochloride is an opiate, narcotic analgesic that has been available outside of Japan for over 80 years.
Based upon her previous episode of systolic hypotension and sensory loss greater than expected from the dose of local anesthetic previously administered, a hydromorphone epidural infusion without local anesthetic was begun.
Other medications present at nontoxic levels included metoclopramide, mirtazapine, nortramadol, tramadol, midazolam, lidocaine, carbamazepine, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, and hydromorphone in her heart and femoral blood.
Data for this study for the years 1999-2013 were obtained by special request to the DEA and included distribution for these eight prescription opioid drugs: codeine, fentanyl, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, meperidine, methadone, morphine, and oxycodone.
The other Pfizer products the drugmaker said it will block from use in executions are pancuronium bromide, potassium chloride, idazolam, hydromorphone, rocuronium bromide and vecuronium bromide.
We have also demonstrated that preoperative gabapentin in the setting of multimodal analgesia with thoracic epidural bupivacaine and hydromorphone, along with acetaminophen, ketorolac, and intravenous fentanyl via patient-controlled analgesic (PCA pump), did not decrease acute or chronic postthoracotomy pain [2].