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I was given a shot of toradol at noon today for pain and inflammation and the pain is back. is it safe to take a hydrocodon almost 8 hours later?

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Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
Thoracic Surgery 52 years experience
Toradol AND Hydrocod: The mechanisms of action are completely different. Toradol is an antinflammatory agent, while Hydrocodone is a narcotic. There are no interactions. For what reason you require the pain medications, post surgery?, trauma? please let me know, and the doses prescribed.

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Last updated May 17, 2016

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