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Does vicodin decrease blood flow to the brain?

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Vicodin : No not unless you overdose and have decreased cardiac output Vicodin works on the MU pain receptors in the brain

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No enough blood flow to the brain?

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Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Stroke: A blockage of an artery in the brain or to the brain can lead to a stroke. If there is significant narrowing of the artery, then a ballon dilatation of the vessels, a stent, or surgical removal of the plaque is performed to open the artery. There are now devices to remove or breakup newly formed blood clots. A brain bypass is performed when the narrowing can't be repaired with other measures.
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