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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


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Toothache, went to ER was perscribed norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 5/325 and antibiotic, pain is still real bad, can't see dentist till thursday what can I do?

Toothache, went to ER was perscribed norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 5/325 and antibiotic, pain is still real bad, can't see dentist till thursday what can I do?

NSAID: This class of pain meds will work in conjunction with the Norco to provide better pain relief if doses are alternated with your existing prescription. Meds in this category include ibuprofen, Naproxen and many others. Brand names such as advil or aleve (naproxen) are 2 examples of the 2 that i mentioned. ...Read more

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My son is taking vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) and antibiotics after wisdom teeth removal, he's had a fever I'd like to know if he can take an extra tablet of just ibup.

My son is taking vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) and antibiotics after wisdom teeth removal, he's had a fever I'd like to know if he can take an extra tablet of just ibup.

Call the office: an elevated body temperature might occur during the first day or two. Be sure to have him drink plenty of fluids and get out of bed to walk around two or three times a day. If fever persists you need to call the surgeon's office. If there is to increase the dose of any meds also consult with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sinus infection and on an antibiotic and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) for pain. I threw up undigested food hours after i ate or took meds. Is this normal?

It is not normal: Nausea, vomiting, constipation and dizziness are only a few side effects of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). Nsaid (ex. Ibuprofen) otc, relieve pain and inflammation. They are widely used for sinus infection. Rec.: ask your doctor about using these meds. ...Read more

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Is it OK to take sam-e with hydrocodone?

Is it OK to take sam-e with hydrocodone?

No interaction: to my knowledge there is no interaction between these two-reference Epocrates ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to take 7 hydrocodones?

At once? Dangerous!: Do not take any narcotics except as prescribed by md. And only take them as prescribed by md. 7 hydrocodones at once can be dangerous. Always check with your md! ...Read more

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How much hydrocodone is too much?

How much hydrocodone is too much?

Varies: Any amount in excess of that required to reduce pain to an acceptable level or which produces unacceptable side effects is too much. ...Read more

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Would hydrocodone make me "loopy"?

Yes: It certainly can. Be cautious with any opioid as the entire class can cause some form of sedation or cognitive change. ...Read more

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Why does hydrocodone ease my pain?

Why does hydrocodone ease my pain?

Stimulates receptors: There are chemicals in our body that are similar to all "opiates" and there are receptors in our brain that recognize the presence of these chemicals. When either natural "neurotransmitters" or drugs like hydrocodone are present these receptors cause a decreased awareness of the sensation of pain being sent by nerves which are present specifically to signal pain / injury. ...Read more

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How harmful is hydrocodone for you?

It is not if used: Correctly and for the appropriate pain and at appropriate levels. It is a fairly "clean" medication to treat pain if used correctly and for short term. Over long term, the addiction potential is strong. ...Read more

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Could you mix tramado and hydrocodone?

Could you mix tramado and hydrocodone?

Dangerous practice: Opiate medications mixed together increase the risk of opiate overdose, which may be fatal. ...Read more

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Why is it that hydrocodone feels so good?

Endorphins: We have built-in opioids that our bodies/brains produce when we are in pain, when we exercise and when we are stressed - they are called endorphins and enkephalins. They act on opioid receptors and reduce pain, give us energy, make us feel good. Opioid drugs do the same thing, especially when we take them in doses that are hundreds of times more than our body makes. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: hydrocodone?

Please describe the medication: hydrocodone?

Narcotic: 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 binding to opioid receptors. ...Read more

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What is the strongest hydrocodone pill for pain?

What is the strongest hydrocodone pill for pain?

Hydrocodone: Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen (lortab/vicodin/norco) highest is 10mg per tablet. Hydrocodone alone is available as Hysingla ER highest dose 120mg and this is one tab per day. ...Read more

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What is stronger, hydrocodone 7.5/325 or 7.5/500?

What is stronger, hydrocodone 7.5/325 or 7.5/500?

Hydrocodone: This is the combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. They have the same amount of hydrocodone. The only difference is the Acetaminophen amount. ...Read more

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What should someone do if overdosed on hydrocodone?

What do you mean?: True overdose, causing life-threatening symptoms of respiratory depression, low blood oxygenation, etc. Is a medical emergency and the patient should be taken care of in the er. Call 911. A "relative overdosage" causing nausea, dizziness, sleepiness, etc. Will probably pass on its own if you were not able to obtain medical care. ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more