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Can I take fioricet and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) together?

Can I take fioricet and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) together?

Theoretically yes: You could combine these medications, however I would talk to your provider about why you are taking these meds. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is prescribed for pain, while Fioricet is prescribed for headaches. Unfortunately, it can also cause rebound headaches. While you could combine these meds, I would not and I would get clear indications for each. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

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I'm 18 weeks pregnant my ob said I couldn't take norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or FioRicet for my migraines, but another ob in the same practice said it was OK? I'm confused

I'm 18 weeks pregnant my ob said I couldn't take norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or FioRicet for my migraines, but another ob in the same practice said it was OK? I'm confused

Risk/benefit ratio: This is an example of risk/benefit ratio, the situation is if you migraines are to the point that you may end up in the emergency room where they would need narcotic to relieve your pain, it is better to take a smaller dose of narcotic to relieve pain. These medication do affect your fetus but in lower doses and short term use they do not have long term effects to the fetus. ...Read more

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Ok to take vicodin n nyquil together?

Ok to take vicodin n nyquil together?

Vicodin + NyQuil: Do not take both of these drugs together. Nyquil has a significant amount of alcohol. This combination would be the same as taking vicodin with an alcohol beverage. This combination will have an additive depressive effect on your body systems and could very well have serious adverse consequences. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are symptoms withdrawls of vicodins?

Withdrawal: Early symptoms : first 24 hours :
muscle aches
restlessness
anxiety
lacrimation (eyes tearing up)
runny nose
excessive sweating
inability to sleep
yawning very often
later symptoms :
diarrhea
abdominal cramping
goose bumps on the skin
nausea and vomiting
dilated pupils. ...Read more

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Why is vicodin so bad?

It depends: Your question is somewhat vague. All medications when appropriately prescribed for its indication and taken as directed by a physician should not be a problem. Vicodin is hydrocodone and Acetaminophen and is indicated for moderate to severe pain. The issue is the misuse/abuse of the medication. It has the potential for physical dependence, cause respiratory depression when taken in excess & death. ...Read more

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What is the lowest dose of vicodin?

What is the lowest dose of vicodin?

2.5/325: The lowest manufactured dose in the us is 2.5 milligrams of hydrocodone + 325 mg of milligrams (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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I am trying to get a script for my Vicodin.?

In person evaluation: If you need a prescription for an opioid like Vicodin, you need to seek an inperson evaluation for appropriateness. An online physician source isn't a feasible, or appropriate, mechanism for something like this. I do wish you the best of luck though and hope your issue can be addressed sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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What should I do regarding my husbands vicodin?

Don't know what you: Mean. Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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Vicodin side effects?

Multiple: There are many possible side effects including itching, sleepiness, constipation, dizziness, confusion and urinary retention. ...Read more

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Symptoms of vicodin abuse?

Addiction: Addiction alters one's ability to think clearly, make good choices and use sound judgement. It affects lives negatively usually in the form of time spent obsessing over obtaining the drug, and using the drug. As a result, relationships start suffering due to lack of nurturing and the person may even start missing work. The addict can no longer feel normal without the substance they are abusing. ...Read more

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Can I take vicodin before surgery?

Possibly: It may be acceptable to take vicodin before surgery, but this should only be done in consultation with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take apex and vicodin?

Apex and vicodin: The only reference to apex I could find was that it is a medication syringe. Vicodin is designed as a tablet to be swallowed whole. It should not be crushed, or tampered with in any way. This is responsible use of medications. As a rule vicodin has to be swallowed whole and taken according to the md's strict instructions. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vicodin?

Constipation, & more: More serious side effects are tolerance, dependence, and overdose causing respiratory depression (alone, or with other depressants like muscle relaxants, or alcohol). The expected constipation is commonly offset by use of stool softeners. ...Read more

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Is it easy to get addicted to vicodin?

Is it easy to get addicted to vicodin?

It depends: Addiction is a disease characterized by craving, thinking about med all the time, overusing (taking more than prescribed) and results in harm to the person (dui, loss of job, family, etc). Risk of addiction is based on genetic and environmental factors. Some people get addicted easily, some never do. Lortab is one of the most abused drugs on the market but most people don't develop an addiction. ...Read more

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What are the tests for vicodin overdose?

What are the tests for vicodin overdose?

No test: Overdose symptoms can be attributed to both the hydrocodone and Acetaminophen components of vicodin. Excess hydrocodone can cause a slowed heart rate, low blood pressure, difficult breathing, cold and clammy skin, extreme drowsiness which can progress to coma, cardiac arrest and death. Excess Acetaminophen can cause dark urine, yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes, low blood sugar. ...Read more

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How easy is it to get addicted to vicodin?

How easy is it to get addicted to vicodin?

Vicodin: This is one of the easiest medications to get addicted to. ...Read more

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What are some common side effects of vicodin?

See below: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using hydrocodone:

constipation; dizziness; drowsiness; flushing; light-headedness; nausea; vomiting. ...Read more

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How can giving vicodin to an alcoholic be bad?

How can giving vicodin to an alcoholic be bad?

Cross addiction: For persons with addiction to one substance the risk for addiction to any other addictive substance is much greater., they both act in the same part of the brain where addictions lie. Nothing is 100% however I've seen multiple times, getting addicted to both, some alcoholics start a med like vicodin, then they stop alcohol as the vicodin use grows, all seems great at first, until it isnt. ...Read more

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Could vicodin be making my cheeks bumpy and red?

Yes it is possible: Almost any medication can cause a rash. The details of the bumps (ie type of redness, ? Blisters) whether it is itchy, how long after taking the vicodin it appeared etc help determine the diagnosis. It is best to stop the medication and talk to the dr who prescribed the vicodin. ...Read more

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How long is the withdrawl afte stopping vicodin?

Shouln't be long: Shouldn't be long. Unless you take a lot. ...Read more

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Is it safe to quit vicodin after 3 years of uses?

Yes, but: Not cold. Would not abruptly stop. Discuss with your doctor about how to taper off. ...Read more

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I have a vicodin abuse problem, what is going on?

Addiction: A good deal is going on. A very small percentage of people have a genetic propensity to get addicted. Whether that is your case or not your brain has been altered to crave the drug. Then you have emotional changes and attachments to those feelings. It is always needed to treat the physical and the mental aspects. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Fioricet (Definition)

Fioricet is a combination agent for pain which is a ...Read more