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Endometriosis And Hydrocodone
Been taking lortab 10/500 for 5 disc cervical fusion. Changed to norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10/325 and am in extreme pain. Why isnt it helping like the lortab did?
Different meds: It is not uncommon for patients to experience different degree of pain relief with similar medications prepared by different companies. Same thing can occur with generic versus name brand medications. You happen to have better response to lortab. Your doctor can adjust the types of medication you are taking to keep you comfortable after surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can taking 1/2 norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10-325 cause dependence? Need for lower back pain.
How can I differentiate between normal cramps and endometriosis? Advil and tylenol work instantly for me?
Need to have a pelvic exam and transvaginal ultrasound. Experienced pelvic exam done by Ob Gyn maybe able to feel an enlarged uterus.
Occasional menstrual cramps are normal. Is there any family history of endometriosis?
See a Ob Gyn to help rule out endometriosis. There may not even be a need to get an ultrasound after a thorough exam. ...Read more
What can people feel when they are not in pain and take hydrocodone, norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) vicodin, lortab?
Dysmenorrhea, fibroids and ovarian cysts. I am taking 10mg oxycodone for the pain. Are they slow release, what to do?
Painful Fiboids: The use of pain medication with symptomatic fibroids provides only a temporary relief. The definitive approach is to go for reevaluation with your gyn to determine further treatment options which may in this instance involve surgery depending on other specific characteristics of the patient. ...Read more
Can doxycycline and metronidazole make endometriosis pain intensify? Been taking for 24 hrs and having more intense pain?
I have chronic buttock pain. Can i take dilaudid in the a.M.& pm, and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) in the afternoon?
Find reason for pain: The narcotic will not cure you and can make you worse. What is the cause of your pain? Theat the cause and gete rid of the apin and the need for the meds. Visit www.Getprol.Com or www.Aaomed.Org and find a prlotherapist that can help you get rid of your pain and get you off the narcotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference between norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10/325 and lorcet 10/500 and lortab 10/500? I am currently in a lot of pain.
Different dose: All these medications are combinations of hydrocodone, a narcotic pain reliever, and Acetaminophen which most people know as "tylenol (acetaminophen)". All three have 10 mg of hydrocodone. Norco 10/325 contains 325 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) in each pill, while the other two have 500 mg. Their effects are similar; they are just different brand names. Be careful not to take too many, as you could damage your liver severely. ...Read more
Medication issues: Yes, but both can affect your sensorium, reaction time, balance, etc. in a dose-related fashion and you should not drive or perform other activities with inherent risk with either medication at a minimum until you are on a stable dose with no side effects. It is illegal for you to drive while taking Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) in all 50 states although it is rarely enforced. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will vicodin, oxycotin 80, and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) show up as the same thing on standard urine test?
I had 3 margaritas 6-8 hours ago . I started my period and have endometriosis. Is it ok that I took my hydrocodone 5 now?
Under the influence: Three margaritas 6 hours ago means you still have a blood alcohol level present and are "under the influence" of alcohol. Taking additional pain medication only complicates(potentiates) the anti-depressant effects of the alcohol. Taking coffee, or an aspirin for the "hangover" would have been more appropriate. ...Read more