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Acetaminophen+hydrocodone ok for real pain?

Acetaminophen+hydrocodone ok for real pain?

Hydro acetamino: Yes its quite fine. Just be careful of how much you use as Acetaminophen can be toxic. ...Read more

Acetaminophen Poisoning (Definition)

Acetaminophen toxicity is caused by excessive use or overdose of the analgesic drug acetaminophen. Mainly causing liver injury, Acetaminophen toxicity is one of the most common causes of poisoning worldwide. In the United States and the united kingdom it is the most common cause of acute liver failure. Many individuals with paracetamol toxicity may have no symptoms at all in ...Read more


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I take acetaminophen-hydrocodone 325 1 every 4 hours as needed for pain but one doesn't help at all. Can I take another 1?

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I take acetaminophen-hydrocodone 325 1 every 4 hours as needed for pain but one doesn't help at all. Can I take another 1?

Use NSAID or Tylenol (acetaminophen): A balanced analgesic approach using a combination of an opioid and NSAID or Tylenol (acetaminophen) to control any postoperative pain is recommended. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take acetaminophen/hydrocodone if i'm breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take acetaminophen/hydrocodone if i'm breastfeeding?

Yes: It is one of the most commonly prescribed medications after a c-section or vaginal delivery. It is okay to take while breastfeeding, but as always, don't use any medications you don't need to take. On the other side, if you are hurting a lot without it, take it so that you can take care of your baby. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen 600mg and acetaminophen hydrocodone 325mg at the same time?

Can I take ibuprofen 600mg and acetaminophen hydrocodone 325mg at the same time?

Ibuprofen + Tylenol (acetaminophen): Take Ibuprofen 600 milligrams every 8 hours and alternate with Tylenol (acetaminophen) 500 mg. You may alternate the two medications for moderate to severe pain by taking ibuprofen, then taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) three hours later. Keep that rotation going as needed. ...Read more

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Could taking two acetaminophen / hydrocodone 750 mg / 7.5 mg lead to shallow breathing and shortness of breath?

Could taking two acetaminophen / hydrocodone 750 mg / 7.5 mg lead to shallow breathing and shortness of breath?

Yes: The short answer is yes. Hydro codone is an opioid and one of the significant and serious side effects of this class of medications is respiratory depression. It is vitally important to take all prescription medications only as prescribed by your doctor. If you experience a side effect such as you described, you need to discuss this with your doctor and may need the dosages adjusted. ...Read more

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I took 7 acetaminophen hydrocodone over 24 hours ago for pain. I threw up several times, horrible headache, clammy/cold hands. What could happen?

I took 7 acetaminophen hydrocodone over 24 hours ago for pain. I threw up several times, horrible headache, clammy/cold hands. What could happen?

Call 911: Depending on how much Acetaminophen is in your medicine you could have taken too many. I would call 911 and go to the emergency room . Time is of essence. ...Read more

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What does norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) hydrocodone do if taken for long period of time?

What does norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) hydrocodone do if taken for long period of time?

Tolerance: Over time you will likely develop tolerance. Chronic daily use of Acetaminophen (a component of norco) in high doses is not good for the kidneys. ...Read more

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What will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (hydrocodone) do if taken for long period of time?

What will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (hydrocodone) do if taken for long period of time?

Several things: The longer you take opioids there is a greater chance to develop a condition called hyperalgesia. You can also develop hormone imbalances and osteoporosis. The Acetaminophen in it can cause some liver problems over time as well. There always a risk for abuse and addiction. Discuss these risks with your physician. ...Read more

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After taking one norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (hydrocodone) and wine I have been experiencing severe GI motility problems for 6 days will they go away on their own?

After taking one norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (hydrocodone) and wine I have been experiencing severe GI motility problems for 6 days will they go away on their own?

Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) slows : Pain killers such as hydrocodone slow down GI motility and result in nausea, bloating, fullness and constipation. These symptoms resolve after stopping hydrocodone. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

What are the side effects of using norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Several effects: Norco is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Other trade names are vicodin and lorcet. Side effects of hydrocodone are similar to other narcotic pain medications: nausea, constipation, development of tolerance if used for prolonged periods. Acetaminophen has few side effects, but can lead to liver damage or liver failure if taken in excessive quantities over a short time. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

What are the common side effects of lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Typical for opiate: Loracet is hydrocodone combined with tylenol (acetaminophen). Side effects for opiates include nausea, vomiting, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, sweating, itching, and urinary retention. The most serious side effects occur at high doses and include somnulence (difficulty arousing), respiratory depression (slowing of breathing to dangerous level), reparatory arrest (stopping breathing) and death. ...Read more

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What are some possible side effects of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Many: Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (hydrocodone with acetaminophen) has many side effect from dizzyness, sedation, constipation, and rash all the way to more serious side effects such as respiratory depression, liver toxicity, decreased platlet count, and anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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Does taking norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) thought whole pregnancy only cause the baby to go through withdrawls or are their other side effects?

Does taking norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) thought whole pregnancy only cause the baby to go through withdrawls or are their other side effects?

Possibly: If you take narcotics thru your pregnancy then your child will be born tolerant to these opioids - make sure your OB is aware - your child will need to be treated. ...Read more

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What are possible side effects of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) use over 3 month period aside from addiction risks. Have MRI scheduled for mysciatica next week?

What are possible side effects of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) use over 3 month period aside from addiction risks. Have MRI scheduled for mysciatica next week?

Side effects: Short term use of narcotics taken as prescribed for a painful condition are useful. Physician monitoring and an end point of treatment are critical to avoid addiction. Aside from this the most common side effects are constipation, dry mouth, light headedness, nausea, and possible vomiting. ...Read more

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Neck feels tight on one side like I need to pop it..was prescribed naproxin and generic norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)...would a muscle relaxer and work better?

Neck feels tight on one side like I need to pop it..was prescribed naproxin and generic norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)...would a muscle relaxer and work better?

Probably not: Muscle relaxers are kind of hit or miss in how they work. You can certainly try it but I would be more inclined to see a chiropractor instead. ...Read more

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Right Sided Heart Failure (Definition)

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Hydrocodone (Definition)

Hydrocodone or dihydrocodeinone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from two naturally occurring opiates: Codeine or thebaine. It is an orally active narcotic analgesic and antitussive. It is available in tablet, capsule, and syrup form. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain or as an antitussive to treat cough. Hydrocodone affects pain by ...Read more