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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
No ethical physician: Even if they were an amateur chemist, would or should help you with this. This is a site for people trying to get answers to health questions because they want to improve their help. What you want is to be able to be a more efficient drug addict, when what you truly need is to get help in the vicious downward spiral that you are very likely in. See a mental health/addiction professional asap. ...Read more
Help! need to know if there's a way to extract the guaifenesin out of hydrocodone and gauifenesin tablets?
Yes you need help: But not of a technical nature. It is not the job of an ethical physician to help anybody find ways to hurt themselves. If you have an opioid dependency, and it sure sounds to me like you might, get help for that. There are many competent treatment programs, and am sure that galveston has it's share of them. Narcotics anonymous is widely available, and www.Asam.Org and www.Aaap.Org can help. ...Read more
I had a tooth removed & was prescribed hydrocodone I have a drug test 9/23 my last dose was on 9/16 will it show on the test & should I take my prescription wit?
Talk to employer: Just in case, i would get a doctor's excuse/note that the med has been prescribed for your post op and then call your employer to let them know. If there is some sort of history of prescription drug problems, by all means, contact them and make sure everything is in writing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mother had an endoscopic examination at 1:00 this afternoon. There was nothing removed for biopsy. Is it alright for her to take her usual pain medication at this time? Hydrocodone 7.5
Pain medication: Most endoscopies are done under IV propofol. An anesthetic that is safe and short acting. If this was used she should be able to take her pain medication. However, if other longer acting sedatives, such as Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) and versed, were used you may have to be more careful, especially late in the evening. Ultimately if she has taken pain medication for a while she should be ok. Use good judgement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For pain: Lortab is a common for pain. After your laparoscopic or open gallbladder removal your surgeon wanted to give you the option for pain control. If you are not experiencing pain you don't have to take it. The pain score of 1 is no pain and 10 is the highest you imagine, then try to stay at 4 or less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer