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Hydromorphone Hydrochloride: Rectal suppository

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What is this medicine?

HYDROMORPHONE (hye droe MOR fone) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Dilaudid: Rectal suppository

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Average Scores
Easy to Take: 4.8 / 5
Works as Intended: 4.8 / 5
Tolerable: 4.8 / 5

Does not work as intended
Severe pain due to kidney stone surgery, this medication did not work for me.
Helpful: 0
Unhelpful: 0
CVS Customer
May 28, 2016
From: Pittston, PA
Age: 45-54
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Oral tablet
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Disagree
Tolerable: Agree

Works great for a short time
I take 5 8mg tabs a day. I have sever pain and it works great for a short period. I have to take 1 every 3 hours.
Helpful: 1
Unhelpful: 0
CVS Customer
February 28, 2016
From: Birmingham, AL
Age: 45-54
Gender: Male
Drug Form: Oral tablet
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree

Works as attended for my pain from DDD
Sure has helped with my Pain at night. i would recommend it to others.
Helpful: 5
Unhelpful: 1
CVS Customer
November 16, 2014
From: english, IN
Age: 45-54
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Oral tablet, extended release
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree

Hydromorphone 10mg/ml
Works as intended but is definately not a long acting medication, usually need more after just 2 or 3 hours.
Helpful: 13
Unhelpful: 5
February 13, 2014
From: medford, NJ
Age: 65-74
Gender: Male
Drug Form: Solution for injection
Easy to Take: Agree
Works as Intended: Agree
Tolerable: Agree