(hydromorphone hydrochloride), a hydrogenated ketone of morphine, is an opioid agonist. The tablet strengths describe the amount of hydromorphone-hydrochloride in each tablet, Dilaudid for sale, 8mg, iv, 2mg, 4mg., for sale, 8mg, iv, 2mg, 4mg.
THIS Oral Solution is supplied as 5mg/5 mL (1 mg/mL) viscous liquid. Dilaudid The chemical name is 4,5α-epoxy-3-hydroxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one hydrochloride. The molecular weight is 321.80. Its molecular formula is C17H19NO3∙HCl, and it has the following chemical structure:
Dilaudid Hydromorphone hydrochloride is a white or almost white crystalline powder that is freely soluble in water, very slightly soluble in ethanol (96%), and practically insoluble in methylene chloride.
The 2 mg, 4 mg, and 8 mg tablets contain the following inactive ingredients: lactose anhydrous and magnesium stearate. DILAUDID Tablets may also contain traces of sodium metabisulfite. The 2 mg tablets also contain D&C red #30 Lake dye and D&C yellow #10 lake dye. The 4 mg tablets also contain D&C yellow #10 lake dye. Each 5 mL (1 teaspoon) of Oral Solution contains 5 mg of hydromorphone hydrochloride. The inactive ingredients are purified water, methylparaben, propylparaben, sucrose, and glycerin. Oral Solution may contain traces of sodium metabisulfite.
- Item Weight: 2.5 pounds
- Publisher: Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (January 1, 1935)
- ASIN: B01N064BJA