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my mom is taking a pain killer called hydrocodone and she needs to know if it is safe that she takes excedrin

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Do not mix: It is not a good idea to mix otc medication with your presciptive drugs without clearance from your physician. For instance, most if not all typical ... Read More

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Tooth pain: yes he can but he may want to see a doctor in the AM to deal with this tooth issue
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but: BE careful the number of times that one takes narcotics for the migraine. One needs to point out that is this is happening frequently that your husban ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
32 years experience Anesthesiology
Hydrocodone: Each person feels different from taking hydrocodone. Some feel sedated, some euphoric or energetic and se feel nothing. There is no need to take it w ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
How you react: Is personal to you. You may feel nothing, another something very different. Only your doctor should tell you whether you can take another medicine wit ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
3-4 hours: Hydrocodone is relatively short acting, and with severe pain it may be as short as 2-3 hours. Doctors often prescribe it for every 6-8 hours, but it a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Beats me: You need to be asking these questions to whoever "they" are who are giving it to whoever they are giving it to, for whatever condition. It is not pos ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rash: The rash on your face will need to be evaluated by a doctor as you do not provide a description of it. It can be from a skin condition or a side effec ... Read More
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Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Be careful: both medications contain acetaminophen and the dextromethorphan in nyquil is a weak narcotic similar to hydrocodone. If she is not taking another hydr ... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahaveer Mukkamalla
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, it's safe to take an Excedrin once in a while for migrane/ tension headache. But if you have frequent headaches and have to take it regularly, ge ... Read More
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