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How long does it take for dilaudid to take effect?

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kaismama 3 Nov 2012

It depends on the dose and what stage your pain was in when you took it. It shouldn't take more then 30 min to get into your system. If the dose is enough you should feel it. If its taken before the pain gets real bad, it will work better.

LilaJ 3 Nov 2012

I took an 8 mg about 20 minutes ago.

kaismama 3 Nov 2012

Give it a few more minutes, that's a pretty good dose.

LilaJ 3 Nov 2012

Ok Thank you very much! :)

browneyes09 10 Nov 2014

Does anyone know How long inter muscluar diladed to take affect

Sallygoscinski 10 Jun 2015

Idk my dose got a shot in arm for back pain been 15/minutes neck still hurts

Mommy1234 22 Sep 2017

I am on 4mg of Dilaudid every 4 to 6 hours and I start feeling pain so I take one and it takes almost two two and a half sometimes three hours to kick in and work. I haven't taken pain pills since I had my babies 20 years ago so I'm not sure if this is normal or not but I am going through pain management and I've heard the horror stories so I'm trying not to bother them.

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