hydromorphone HCl

hydromorphone HCl (hī´drōmor´-fōn),

n brand names: Dilaudid;
drug class: synthetic narcotic analgesic (controlled substance schedule II);
action: inhibits ascending pain pathways in the central nervous system, increases pain threshold, alters pain perception;
uses: moderate to severe pain.
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ETHEX Corporation has initiated recall notifications to wholesalers (and to retailers for Hydromorphone HCl and Metoprolol Succinate only) nationwide who received any inventory of the recalled products with instructions for returning the recalled products.
The Hydromorphone HCl prolonged-release tablet was developed by ALZA Corporation and utilizes the OROS(R) Push-Pull delivery system to release the opioid hydromorphone at a consistent rate.
I'd say over 90% of my patients are on codeine, morphine or hydromorphone HCl (Dilaudid).
Initiates Nationwide Single Lot Recall of Hydromorphone HCl (2mg) Due to Oversized Tablet
KV Pharmaceutical is also recalling a single production lot of Hydromorphone HCl 2 mg tablets (Lot 90219, Exp: 3/2010; NDC 58177-0620-04), a pain management drug, following the report of an oversized tablet.
23 /PRNewswire/ -- ETHEX Corporation announced today that it has voluntarily recalled to the consumer level, a single production lot of Hydromorphone HCl 2 mg tablets (Lot #90219, Exp: 03/2010; NDC #58177-0620-04), as a precaution, due to the possibility it may contain oversized tablets.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on March 1, 2010, EXALGO tablets provide a well-known therapy in hydromorphone HCl - used in the treatment of chronic pain for more than 80 years.
EXALGO tablets provide a well known therapy in hydromorphone HCl, which has been used in the treatment of chronic pain for more than 80 years - now in an extended-release formulation.
Initial studies of our Hydromorphone HCl Nasal Spray underscore the many therapeutic and practical advantages that nasal drug therapies provide - noninvasive convenience and comfort, no contamination risk, rapid absorption, avoidance of first-pass metabolism and potentially faster onset of action," said John C.
Warning: May be habit forming; hydromorphone HCL injection, USP, 1mg, 2mg, 4mg/mL.
For physicians, EXALGO provides a well-known therapy used in the treatment of chronic pain for more than 80 years - hydromorphone HCl, in an extended-release formulation.