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A 37-year-old member asked:

Need doctor help! how to tell if my whole family is allergic to hydrocodone?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
By taking it: There is no way to know whether someone has a reaction to hydrocodone (which isn't usually a true allergy, but rather a drug side effect) outside of taking it and having a problem. Many people get flushing, itching and even hives with hydrocodone or Codeine (or other opioids) - this is from histamine release, and is a side effect and not an allergy.
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