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A 34-year-old member asked:

i take 4 norcos (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10/325 every morning, is this too much to take?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
It is OK: The recommended maximum daily dose containing Acetaminophen is 4gr or 6 tablets. However, for the better pain management effect it is good to spread the opioid medication trough out the day. Rec.: see prescribing physician for medication adjustment. Do not self medicate.
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Check underlying cause of pain, and have it treated, as you may be already tolerant to the doses you're taking, needing higher doses to get the same pain relief.
May 1, 2014
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin commented
Pain Management 36 years experience
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Great point Dr. Jan Lei Iwata. Thank you for sharing and expertize.
May 1, 2014

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A 31-year-old member asked:

I need your expertise, is 4 norcos (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10/325 every morn dangerous?

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Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 29 years experience
Maybe: That is a lot of medication all at once. Make sure u check liver and kidney function every 6 months.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
If this is your daily dose, you are habituated or addicted. You may do better with a pain specialist who can get your analgesics under better control.
Apr 14, 2014

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