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Hydromorphine/Dilaudid



- for moderate to severe pain (surgery, cancer);
- Adult: PO:    1-4mg PO q6hr prn;
        SC/IM: 1-2mg q4-6hr prn;
        IV:    (given slowly over 3-5min):1-2mg q4-6hr prn;;
- 1.5mg IM equivalent to 10mg morphine IM



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 1:37 pm