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Which prescription pills contain opiates?

Which prescription pills contain opiates?

Opiate pills: A named list is hundreds of items long. Much too long for this site. Best to google the one you are interested in , or even better, ask the question of whatever medical provider is writing the Rx. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Pollard
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Opiates (Definition)

Opiates are a type of drug including pain medicines like morphine and ...Read more


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What prescription pills contain opiates? Are they common?

Very common: These are among the most prescribed drugs in the world - tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine, tylenol (acetaminophen) and hydrocodone (vicodin, lortabs, Norco etc), tylenol (acetaminophen) and oxycodone (percocet, roxicet etc). There are ibuprofen-tylenol (acetaminophen) combos as well, in addition to tramadol and tylenol (acetaminophen) (ultracet). Oxycodone, hydrocodone, oxymorphone, hydromorphone, Demerol and morphine all come in pill form alone as well. Tapenditol is new. ...Read more

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I am wondering what class drug are prescription opiates?

Most are class II: The vast majority of prescribed opioids are in dea class ii.
Exceptions are Buprenorphine and hydrocodone/ apap , which are class iii, although there is effort to reclassify hydrocodone as class ii shortly. ...Read more

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I need my usual 5mg prescription but dunno who to go to. Nobody realizes how extreme my case is. Am I supposed to get illegal opiates to help me??

Get help: Go to a rehab clinic or ER to try and get some help, please do not obtain a medication illegally. The ER can hopefully get you in touch with a doctor who can help you with your situation and try to get you off whatever medication you are reliant on. ...Read more

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Is prescription opiates is worse than doing heroin?

There both bad: Heroin probably is more risky since you are not sure where it came from. Either way, you may want to discuss with your doctor what you are considering these for. ...Read more

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Are there long term effects of taking prescription opiates?

Are there long term effects of taking prescription opiates?

Yes: Long term opiates can reduce your ability to tolerate pain. They can also affect hormone levels. Long term opiate use is also associated with a reported reduction in quality of life. ...Read more

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Addicted to prescription pain meds (opiates)? What should I do?

Opiate addiction: Acknowledging addiction is the first step to recover. There are resources in communities to help people like you to recover. Please see an addiction doctor in your area to get treatment. There are inpatient and outpatient options for you to get off opiates. ...Read more

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I have a buprenex (buprenorphine) prescription. Can I use this to ween myself off opiates?

I have a buprenex (buprenorphine) prescription. Can I use this to ween myself off opiates?

Buprenorphine helps: Buprenex (buprenorphine) is useful. Weaning yourself may be challenging. Consult your physician about using Buprenorphine for detoxification and/or maintenance. You might also consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. ...Read more

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How do I stop from being constipated from my prescription opiates? What can I do to help the constipation?

How do I stop from being constipated from my prescription opiates? What can I do to help  the constipation?

Stool softeners: Prescription opiates frequently cause constipation. Fortunately, gentle over the counter laxatives such as milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) along with stool softener such as docusate (colace) will frequently resolve your constipation. You must remember to drink plenty of water each day as well. Try and get off of the opiates as soon as medically possible. ...Read more

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Can taking prescription pain killers and opiates cause infertility?

Men yes, women maybe: Men on short-term or long-term prescription or illegal opiates can have decreases in luteinizing hormone (lh) levels, lower testosterone levels, and lower sperm counts and/or reduced sperm quality (motility or morphology). We know less about effects on women. Long-acting opiates (pills or patches) can cause low hormones, absent periods (amenorrhea) or irregular cycles. See http://1.Usa.Gov/gznxys. ...Read more

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Other than presciption drugs what would be considered an opiate?

Heroin, opium: are the only non-prescribed illicit street drugs that are opiates. ...Read more

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Husband has precription for lortab but took a suboxen strip one week ago.Drug test at work pos. For opiates and sent to lab.Will the suboxen show up?

Husband has precription for lortab but took a suboxen strip one week ago.Drug test at work pos. For opiates and sent to lab.Will the suboxen show up?

No: The Suboxone will not show up as an opiate on a drug test. Suboxone will cause a positive test result for Buprenorphine (the active ingredient in suboxone) but that is only if the lab specifically tests for it. After a week, one film strip should not cause a positive result. ...Read more

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Does Lexapro (escitalopram) contain opium? Can it cause an opiates positive on a test?

Does Lexapro (escitalopram) contain opium? Can it cause an opiates positive on a test?

Lexapro (escitalopram): does not contain opium. I don't know of instances of lexapro (escitalopram) causing false positives for opiates on urine drug screens. ...Read more

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Is their prescription dandruff shampoo that does not contain tar?

Is their prescription dandruff shampoo that does not contain tar?

PRESCRIPTION SHAMPOO: PRESCRIPTION SHAMPOOS WITH NO TAR

CLOBETASOL
DERMA-SMOOTHE
OLUX FOAM
LOPROX

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How likely is aluminum poisoning from carafate (sucralfate)? I use prescription strength anti-persperent that contains aluminum also.

How likely is aluminum poisoning from carafate (sucralfate)? I use prescription strength anti-persperent that contains aluminum also.

Not likely but ?: Sucrafate and Anti-perspirants both contain aluminum which is absorbed and stored in bodily tissues. Chronic may cause toxicity, most particularly for patients with chronic renal disease or who are on dialysis.

I would advise switching to an anti-perspirant that doesn't contain aluminum such as Arm and Hammer. Ask your physician if there is an alternative to Sucrafate for your condition. ...Read more

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1998 what prescription sleeping pills would have contained barbiuates or phenbarbital or still do it gave my son 2 seizures in early morning sleep?

1998 what prescription sleeping pills would have contained barbiuates or phenbarbital or still do it gave my son 2 seizures in early morning sleep?

Barbiturates: This article lists the common drugs today that contain barbiturates: http://drugspedia.Net/prep/26932.Html. Nembutal is one of the most commonly prescribed today. If you or your doctor think the barbiturate was responsible for the seizures, the obvious solution is to switch to a non-barbiturate formulation, such as dalmane (flurazepam). Read this: http://www.Druglibrary.Eu/library/books/recreationaldrugs/sleep. ...Read more

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What sleeping pill prescription would contain barbiturates I was given it when I was young for sleep it was to strong and caused seizure ?

What sleeping pill prescription would contain barbiturates I was given it when I was young for sleep it was to strong and caused seizure ?

Jeff24, U need help: I see that you posted many questions all related to your "seizure" which you may have had 14 yrs ago. Despite multiple answers from different docs, you are not satisfied and seem to obsess about this issue more and more. U have constant fear of this, which has not occured in 14 yrs, i think you need help--likely med and/or therapy to help you get over this fear/obsession. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am a recovering opiate addict, im clean 2 years now but i went back on subutex recently due to a custody battle n i don't want to relapse. Is thisok?

Good for you!: It's a good thing to hear that you want to protect the hard work you did. Hopefully, this will not set you back. Re-connect with whatever helped you to get clean and strengthen your resolve. Move forward and remember that the hardest time is behind you. I wish you well. If you need more support - either find some near you or recontact our professionals here. Peace. ...Read more

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Can you smoke opiates?

Yes: Opiate Dens are still common in some parts of the world? Smoking opiates is generally, however, good evidence for having a serious opioid use disorder. This is a life threatening disease! Help is indicated. Continue to seek help and input. ...Read more

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How do I get opiate rx?

See doctor: Opioids are used to treat pain. If you have pain see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can enhance the effects of an opiate?

What can enhance the effects of an opiate?

Ans: More opiates? Not sure why the question. If you are an opiate user, try to get help to quit. See a trusted doctor to start. There are many ways to get high without drugs: exercise, connect to a higher power, yoga, meditation, music, self-help group, adopt a pet etc. Take good care of yourself. ...Read more

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What is the best way to withdraw from opiates?

What is the best way to withdraw from opiates?

Continued: Naltrexone can help with this. Counseling also provides benefits that are hide to quantify but patients tend to do better when in counseling.

If there has been a history of failure with prior treatments, more prolonged therapy with subuxone should be considered. ...Read more

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How can you tell if someone is seriously overdosing from an opiate?

How can you tell if someone is seriously overdosing from an opiate?

If you are: worried then confront this individual about your concerns and maybe enter a voluntary detox program. Honesty is very helpful, however be read for a backlash. Many people that are lost in their addiction will be very angry and resentful towards this honesty. If needed, ask their family for help. Lastly, you can even call the authorities if they pose a risk to society or themselves. ...Read more

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