is dilaudid in the morphine family? How are they different? why would you use one instead of the?
- 13 Aug 2009 by lfarlow
- 13 Aug 2009
- dilaudid, pain, morphine
... other for treating chronic pain
Yes, Dilaudid is in the Morphine Family. The side effects are different, but I'm
not sure what the difference is. I only know I have been given 0.3 ml of Morphine and got severe nausea, so it was changed to Dilaudid.
Dilaudid also known as Hydromorphone is a synthetic type of Morphine. It is considerably stronger as it comes in 1,2,3,4 and 8 mg strengths.I think it is less likely to cause an adverse reaction.
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