A 17-year-old male asked:
Why do my feet itch when i take vicodin?
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Pain Management 38 years experience
Opiates: Itching is extremely common with opiates. Vicodin is an opiate, which are known to cause the release of histamine in the body, the same substance responsible for causing itchy allergic reactions. The best treatment is to take antihistamines
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