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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
29 years experience Pain Management
No way to know: The only way to know would be formal allergy testing or if you have taken it before.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Dose related?: Many side effects of narcotic medications are not allergy, and are more likely at higher doses. They are a direct effect of the drug. Nausea, vomiti ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maurice Strickland
46 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Codeine allergy can be true allergy (caused by immunoglobulin e that reacts with the Codeine molecule) or because Codeine can directly cause allergic ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Ostro
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: Reactions to Codeine usually occur because it is a narcotic which can cause nausea and vomiting and directly activate cells in the body which contain ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
There are several: Other forms of pain meds your doctor may counsel you on.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Codeine Allergy: First of all, there is no need to worry about darvocet since it and other Propoxyphene containing products no longer is on the market. The reactions ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tapan Joshi
27 years experience Pain Management
Percocet, oxycodone: Percocet, oxycodone.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Codeine allergy: Possibly if occurs coincident with use of codeine.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Other meds: There are other pain medications that can be used. That should not be a problem. Good luck.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tapan Joshi
27 years experience Pain Management
Percocet,vicodin etc: You can't take t#3 or #2 but try with percocet, vicodin, oxycodone etc.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Itching w/ narcotics: Itching is a frequent side effect of narcotic medications and is more likely at higher doses. It is not an allergic mechanism. Narcotics bind to the ... Read More
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