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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of hydromorphone intravenous.

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Condition: Severe Pain
3/24/2014 12:04:24 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Has cause hair loss

Condition: Severe Pain
3/7/2014 6:27:37 AM

Reviewer: Charles.Forester@yahoo.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
IV Dilaudid (2mg)was given to me at E.R.'s about four times. Pain relief for me is very minimal with the relief lasting approximately 45 minutes. I become dopey. After going home, I start shaking, violently. Next, I develop a headache. I, then, end up sleeping for 24 hours. This last time, (a day ago), my blood pressure dropped to 85/39. Despite this very lowered blood pressure, I was allowed ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Pain
1/29/2014 1:16:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
reiieved pain almost instantly from a lodged kidney stone. relaxed muscles in urinary tract and enabled the stone to pass naturally

Condition: Severe Pain
11/23/2013 3:55:25 PM

Reviewer: itzimal789, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Suffering from severe kidney/ureter blockage pain. Admitted into hospital after 16 consecutive hours of extreme/severe pain. Administered Dilaudid (hydromorphone IV) intravenously by nurse in hospital room. I was in complete relief of pain and sleeping within 60 seconds. It saved my life. I received this medication every three hours for a total of 12 hours until corrective surgery became avai ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Severe Pain
12/7/2012 6:50:05 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Is a big relief and has helped with the pain. mine is iv form that I take with me, since I had cancer and stayed 6 weeks or more in the hosptial! I have been on it since Oct.2012.

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