I know 1 s dilaudid and one is opana, however what is the make up in them?
29 Oct 2010
Dilaudid (hydromorphone hydrochloride), a hydrogenated ketone of morphine, is an opioid analgesic.
Dilaudid Oral Liquid and Dilaudid 8mg Tabs are indicated for the management of pain in patients where an opioid analgesic is appropriate.
Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride) extended-release, is a semi-synthetic opioid analgesic supplied in 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, and 40 mg tablet strengths for oral administration. The tablet strength describes the amount of oxymorphone hydrochloride per tablet.
Opana ER is indicated for the relief of moderate to severe pain in patients requiring continuous, around-the-clock opioid treatment for an extended period of time.
Opana ER is not intended for use as a prn analgesic.
Opana ER is not indicated for pain in the immediate post-operative period (12-24 hours following surgery) for patients not previously taking opioids because of the risk of oversedation and respiratory depression requiring reversal with opioid antagonists.
Opana ER is not indicated for pain in the post-operative period if the pain is mild or not expected to persist for an extended period of time.
Hope the info helps? Take care, be safe & well!
- Dilaudid Drug Information
- Opana Drug Information
- Hydromorphone Drug Information
- Oxymorphone Drug Information
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