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Hydromorphone Injection manufacturer

Hydromorphone injection is used to relieve pain.

Hydromorphone injection is used for specific purposes. Let’s explore its details:

  • Purpose and Uses:

    • Severe Pain Relief: Hydromorphone injection is used as a short-term treatment to relieve severe, acute pain (pain that begins suddenly, has a specific cause, and is expected to go away when the cause of the pain is healed).
    • It is typically administered to people who are expected to need an opioid pain medication and who cannot be controlled by the use of alternative pain medications1.
  • Administration:

    • Hydromorphone injection is available in two forms: vial and prefilled syringe.
    • Vial: A doctor or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. It is given through a needle placed in one of your veins or as a shot into one of your muscles. The needle will remain in place for at least 2 to 3 minutes to ensure slow administration.
    • Prefilled Syringe: You may also be taught how to give yourself the medicine at home. It is usually administered as a shot under the skin. Make sure you understand all instructions before self-administering. Rotate body areas where you give each shot to avoid overusing one spot.
    • Always use a new needle and syringe for each injection.
    • Check the liquid in the syringe or vial; do not use it if it is discolored or contains particles.
    • Use only the brand of this medicine prescribed by your doctor, as different brands may not work the same way2.
  • Dosing:

    • The dose varies based on individual needs and the strength of the medicine.
    • For moderate to severe pain:
      • Not Opioid-Tolerant Patients: Initially, 1 to 2 milligrams (mg) injected under the skin or into a muscle every 2 to 3 hours as needed. The doctor may adjust the dose.
      • Opioid-Tolerant Patients: The dose is based on the narcotic pain medicine already being received.
    • Always follow your doctor’s orders or the label instructions.

Remember to follow your doctor’s instructions carefully when using Hydromorphone Injection. If you have any specific questions or need further information, feel free to ask! 😊

Hydromorphone Injection

  • Strengths

    2 mg/ml, 10 mg/ml

  • Fill Volumes

    1 ml, 10 ml

  • Container

    Glass Ampoule, Glass Vial

  • Use

    Hydromorphone injection is used to relieve pain.

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