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Codeine and hydrocodone

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Codeine: No.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Chemical structure: They are both opioids (related to morphine), hydrocodone is a semi- synthetic opioid derived from Codeine and a bit stronger.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Pretty much: Hydrocodone will stay in the body longer. This might help:http://www.Healthpartners.Com/ucm/groups/public/@hp/@public/@ime/@content/documents/documen ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Underwood
62 years experience Psychiatry
Yes.: The test is for opiods and they are both opioids.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Drugs tests look for 2 essential chemicals when they look for opiates - Codeine and morphine, which are similar compounds and they are both converted ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Bronchitis: That is a powerful med, usually will give if intractable cough and no other relief. If you want to put on shelf for later date OK. I would suggest OTC ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Same diff: Same class (iii) and are equianalgesic (eg 1 5/325 vicodin = 1 t#3). Vicodin has hydrocodone, man made Codeine good for people who can't tolerate cod ... Read More
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A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Stiles
15 years experience Dentistry
Yes.: Hydrocodone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from either thebaine or codeine.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Similar: They are very similar but not exactly the same. Most would consider hydrocodone to be a stronger pain medicine.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Hydrocodone: Addiction is a biopsychosocial disease with a genetic predisposition. This differentiates it from dependence characterized by solely withdrawal in the ... Read More
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