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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience in Anesthesiology
Strictly speaking: Narcotics are any medications that cause sedation. We typically use this term specifically with opiates like morphine and demerol (meperidine hydrochl ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
34 years experience in Anesthesiology
Opioids: Most narcotics are a derivative of opium in one way or another.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Lidoderm Patch: This is simply a dermal and slightly transdermal anesthetic.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience in Anesthesiology
Frequently: Opioid narcotics often produce nausea and vomiting as a side effect.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nasky
15 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends on the drug: Different drugs have different rates that the body can eliminate them from the body. The common measurement for this is "half life, " which describes ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience in Anesthesiology
Yes.: However you still should see your family doctor or a pain specialist.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Paradoxical Effects: Some individuals have what are called "paradoxical reactions" to opioids or other central nervous system depressive medications, leading to excitement ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
For cough : and pain relief
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience in Pain Management
Narcotic drugs: Oxycodone, hydrmorphone, hydro -condone, fentanyl, morphine, buphonorphine, codeine, demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) oxymorphone.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Similar: Both are cough suppressants. Narcotics block the cough reflex, whereas tessalon is more of a topical anesthetic. Both are effective, and can be us ... Read More

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