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Condition: Severe Pain
11/6/2012 3:36:22 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Was given this in the ER for severe abdomin & chest pain. worked great but had a headache for 2 days afterwards

Condition: Severe Pain
10/27/2012 9:23:14 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a severe migraine lasting 2 days and nothing would break it. Went to ER and got this drug in my IV. It took care of my headached quickly, but it did make me dizzy and I could feel it surging through my body.

Condition: Severe Pain
10/23/2012 9:35:10 PM

Reviewer: wikkedsikk, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Had a severe case of diverticulitis and was initially given IV morphine. To my dismay after the 1st dose the morphine stopped working and they gave me Dilaudid instead. Thank God for this stuff! I had never been in so much pain before in my life. With Dilaudid I was able to rest and allow my body to heal, thankfully avoiding surgery. I was very nervous to come off of it because it was so effe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Pain
9/13/2012 1:22:59 AM

Reviewer: greatful!, 35-44 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The only thing that could help my pain fr a herniated disk that had displaced the nerve root. It was iv n only lasted abt 2 hrs max but the nurses piggy backed it w norco pill. So my pain was managed pretty well. Dilaudid took my pain away w in 3 min. I will forever be greatful for it. I only needed it 1 time aftr surgery,since the main pain was gone. However, I can c how addicting it is. I really ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Pain
5/29/2012 6:54:02 PM

Reviewer: viperbob, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have chronic low back pain due to a failed surgery and also several disc problems. I have been taking pain medication for a time now and a few days ago I was hit with a pain in my low back that was so bad I had problems just being able to move my legs. After two days like that I told my doctor about it and he put me on this med. I noticed it was working in about an hour, so I would say it works ... Show Full Comment

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