Hydromorphone

BreastfeedingPediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Dilaudid (AbbVie); Dilaudid-HP; Exalgo (Mallinckrodt); HydroStat IR; Jurnista (Janssen-Cilag); Palladone (Napp)
  • INDICATIONS: Pain
  • CLASS: Opiate agonist
  • HALF-LIFE: 1–3 hours; 2 hours (IV)
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Alcohol, Alvimopan, Ammonium chloride, Amphetamines, Anticholinergics, Anxiolytics and hypnotics, Buprenorphine, Butorphanol, Cimetidine, CNS depressants, Desmopressin, Domperidone, Droperidol, Linezolid, MAO inhibitors, Metoclopramide, Moclobemide, Nalbuphine, Pegvisomant, Pentazocine, Phenothiazines, Sodium Oxybate, SSRIs, St John's Wort, Succinylcholine, Thiazide diuretics

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

OROS hydromorphone prolonged release (Jurnista) is a once-daily formulation of hydromorphone that utilizes OROS (osmotic-controlled release oral delivery system) technology to deliver the drug at a near constant rate.

ADDICTION, ABUSE, AND MISUSE; LIFE-THREATENING RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION; ACCIDENTAL INGESTION; NEONATAL OPIOID WITHDRAWAL SYNDROME; and INTERACTION WITH ALCOHOL

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SKIN.
MUCOSAL.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
RESPIRATORY.
OTHER.


Page last updated 08/02/2021

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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