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Inverness, FL
A 33-year-old female asked:

i've been on 10mg methadone tid for 18 months. new dr is anti-methadone & plans to switch me to 5mg hydrocodone bid next visit. is this safe?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Pain management: You need a different or new doctor. Hydrocodone is not in any way an appropriate treatment for chronic pain.

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Huntsville, AL
A 33-year-old female asked:

I was on 10mg of methadone, and my doctor switched it to hydrcodone. 10 mg i took a methdone around 7 hrs ago. Is it ok to take the hydrocodone now.

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Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
If : It was once a day prescribed I would wait. If it was used several hours a day it's enough time. But only use meds if you are in pain.

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Last updated Jul 16, 2014

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