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Do co codamol damage liver?

Do co codamol damage liver?

Yes, it can: The portion which can hurt the liver is the acetaminophen contained in the medicine. However, if used according to the schedule prescribed, damage to the liver from acetaminophen is unlikely. You can't take more pills or take them more frequently. Used according to the recommendations, it is fairly safe for the liver Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Vasu Brown
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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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Paracetamol, ibuprofen, co codamol or codeine phosphate?

Paracetamol, ibuprofen, co codamol or codeine phosphate?

I don't see a ???: You list several meds but failed to ask a question. Please resubmit with a question. ...Read more

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Do co codamol improve the mood?

Do co codamol improve the mood?

Doubtful: Co-codamol is a mixture of paracetamol and codeine is used for pain relief and should not be used to correct mood disorders. If your mood is being affected by pain that I could see your mood improving since your pain would be better. Again, it is a pain pill not a mood altering drug ...Read more

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Does co codamol make you sleepy?

Does co codamol make you sleepy?

Yes,it can.: The codeine in it may make you sleepy, drowsy. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can i take ibuprofen with co codamol... 30/500cocodamol &400 mg ibuprofen ?

Can i take ibuprofen with co codamol... 30/500cocodamol &400 mg ibuprofen ?

Yes: Those are fine to take together. Just don't combine cocodamol with any other products containing paracetamol (acetaminophen) - and you're okay. ...Read more

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Emotionally disturbed addict. I'm a recovering alcohol, crack, heroin and Valium addict, how to cope?

Emotionally disturbed addict. I'm a recovering alcohol, crack, heroin and Valium addict, how to cope?

You need support: Few people, if anyone, can recover all on their own. There are self-help groups like aa/na and others, formal therapy groups that use cognitive behavioral therapy, individual psychotherapies and family/couples therapies. Work on improving health with diet and exercise, and develop other fulfilling activities and hobbies, religious and/or meditative practices. Treat underlying psychiatric problem. ...Read more

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High BP and anxiety with ssri, triclic meds, anti inflammatories, or co codamol and tramadol for fibromyalgia and trapped nerves.Serotonin symdrome?

High BP  and anxiety with ssri, triclic meds, anti inflammatories,  or co codamol and tramadol for fibromyalgia and trapped nerves.Serotonin symdrome?

You are on all of : Those at once? I have seen two patients in which the combination of tramadol and an ssri led to serotonergic syndrome. Sorry, i can't diagnosis with the info available (nor would i on line). Google it ; see if you have many of the symptoms. Take care. ...Read more

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56 yo male-20mg amitriptylene(2x), 20mg viibryd(1x), 5/325mg percocet(3x), 325mg aspirin(1x), 325mg nabumetone(2x), 325mg gabapentin (3x) - any issues

56 yo male-20mg amitriptylene(2x), 20mg viibryd(1x), 5/325mg percocet(3x), 325mg aspirin(1x), 325mg nabumetone(2x), 325mg gabapentin (3x) - any issues

Yes: Who and why is prescribing these medicines to you. Get 2 nd opinion. May be you do need this cocktail, but without evaluation it is impossible to guide you. ...Read more

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How is narcotic abuse, dependence, withdrawal or intoxication self-diagnosed?

How is narcotic abuse, dependence, withdrawal or intoxication self-diagnosed?

Easy...: If you are taking more than prescribed, then you are abusing. If you can't stop taking the medication, then you are dependent. Dependence is not necessarily a negative thing however, as you may depend on a medication for relief to function normally. ...Read more

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Would methadone help those with oxy addiction?

Would methadone help those with oxy addiction?

Mutual support helps: Methadone might provide biological support. Consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous for social support. ...Read more

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Does strong co codamol lower blood pressure?

Does strong co codamol lower blood pressure?

Co codamol: It sure can! Your primary doctor will decide which medication is best for you given your symptoms and concerns,. All should end up OK! ...Read more

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Hydrocodone addiction vs heroin addiction, what's the difference?

Hydrocodone addiction vs heroin addiction, what's the difference?

Little Difference : Both drugs ate opiates and have identical effects in the body producing dependence and possibly addiction. The route of administration may contribute to the development of addiction with IV use and "snorting" more addictive than oral use, although all routes of use can be addictive, . ...Read more

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I'm taking 5-325mg percocet. which percocet contains no tylenol (acetaminophen)?

I'm taking 5-325mg percocet. which percocet contains no tylenol (acetaminophen)?

There aren't any: Let me explain - "Cet or cette" at the end of medications means it contains acetaminophen or tylenol. The active opiate in the medication is Oxycodone, and oxycodone comes without tylenol in both brand-name and generic versions, including Roxicet, which comes in 5, 10, 15 and 30 mg strengths. It also comes in sustained release long-acting versions in doses ranging from 10mg - 80 mg. ...Read more

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What amount ambien, (zolpidem) clonazepam, flexeril and alcohol to commit suicide?

What amount ambien, (zolpidem) clonazepam, flexeril and alcohol to commit suicide?

GET HELP NOW: No ethical physician is going to give you such advice, since you are clearly depressed and i believe that this question is your cry for help. There are suicide hotlines like the samaritans (1-877-870-4673) or online at http://samaritanshope. Your health care provider can help and refer you, or your local public mental health clinic can be a source of help. Please get the help you need asap. ...Read more

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What's better, hydrocodone 10/325 vs MS contin (morphine) 30mg?

What's better, hydrocodone 10/325 vs MS contin (morphine) 30mg?

Better?: Both medications are classified as opioid analgesics meaning they are derived from opium. Ms contin (morphine) is an extended release formulation indicated for constant, chronic pain. These medications should only be prescribed for severe pain. The longterm use of these medications is controversial and should be done under the direction of a qualified physician. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Acetaminophen And Codeine (Definition)

This combination of drugs is used to relieve mild to moderate pain. ...Read more