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Hydrocodone (Definition)

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


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How long does hydrocodone stay in your system?

varies: Typically metabolites of hydrocodone are present in urine from 3-7 days. ...Read more

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Please explain how long does hydrocodone stay in your system?

4-6 hours: The half life of the drug is normally 3.8-6 hours, which means the effect of the drug lasts generally that long. It can be longer in people with kidney dysfunction or liver dysfunction as it is metabolized in the liver and excreted by the kidney unit the urine. There is individual variation but the effect lasts 4- 6 hours. ...Read more

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How long does hydrocodone apap 5/500 stay in your system?

How long does hydrocodone apap 5/500 stay in your system?

Hydrocodone: This depends on how much you take at one time. Usually the parent drug should be fully metabolized in about 4-6 hours ...Read more

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How long does Hydrocodone/acetaminophen 7.5/3.25 stay in your system. Been off for 4 days. Have to take a urine test.

How long does Hydrocodone/acetaminophen 7.5/3.25 stay in your system. Been off for 4 days. Have to take a urine test.

Hydrocodone 20 hrs: In general, 97% of a 10mg dose of hydrocodone would be eliminated after 20 hours. In addition, 97% of 325mg of acetaminophen would be eliminated after 15 hours. This applies to a healthy person with normal kidney and liver function. Each urine drug test has a different lower limit of detection. Some detect drug metabolites of the hydrocodone, such as hydromorphone which lasts 2-4 days. ...Read more

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How long could hydrocodone take to get out of your system ?

How long could hydrocodone take to get out of your system ?

It depends on type: Oxycodone comes in two varieties. Immediate release (ir) and controlled release (cr). Some companies mix oxycodone (usually the ir variety) with Acetaminophen and give it names such as percocet, endocet, tylox (oxycodone and acetaminophen). The ir is taken once per 4 -6 hours and can stay in your system for about a day but may be detected up to 72 hr later cr is taken every 12 hours and can stay in your system 3 -4 days. ...Read more

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I take hydrocodone 7.5 i take hydrocodone 7.5 4 a day four 3 days how long will it stay in my system

I take hydrocodone 7.5 i take hydrocodone 7.5   4 a day four 3 days how long will it stay in my system

Less than a Day: The half-life of hydrocodone is about 5 hours. This means that the drug should be out of you system (by effect) within 15 hours. The drug will still be detectable within your urine for 48 hours or longer. ...Read more

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How long will hycodan (hydrocodone) be in my system?

How long will hycodan (hydrocodone) be in my system?

Hycodan (hydrocodone) Halflife: Hycodan (hydrocodone) is used for cough suppression. It contains htdrocodone for cough suppression and a drying agent to decrease secretions. The average half life is 3.5 - 6 hours, so most of the drug would be inactive in 5 half life's, or 27.5 - 30 hours ...Read more

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How long is hycodan (hydrocodone) going to stay in my system?

48-72 hours: Not medical advice: Hycodan (hydrocodone) will stay detectable in your system for 48-72 hours. Hycodan (hydrocodone) syrup is an anticholinergic and narcotic cough suppressant combination. ...Read more

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How long will hydrocodone affect my breastmilk? I had surgery on my ACL and was prescribed 5mg. When will it be out of my system so i can breastfee?

Narcotic/breastfeed: You do not need to stop breast feeding if you are on small doses of hydrocodone. As long as your 24 hour intake is less than 30mg, there should be minimal effect on the baby - a little drowsiness may occur, not as vigorous feeding. However, if you really want no exposure and want to pump and dump, it will clear from your system and milk in 48 hours. I would keep nursing! (good luck with your knee). ...Read more

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My neice took approximately 2mg of a vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen). She is on probation. How long will this stay in her system to be detected on a urine drug test.

My neice took approximately 2mg of a vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen). She is on probation. How long will this stay in her system to be detected on a urine drug test.

Not medical: This site is not for answering such questions. If she took these without prescription, then I recommend that she get help for this problem as priority. ...Read more

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How long does it take for lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) to leave your system?

See below: Lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is a short acting pain medications. 50% of it is out of your system by 4-6 hours with the other 50% out by 8-12 hours. Some people are more sensitive to the side effects of this medication than others. ...Read more

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For what length of time will hydrocodone stay in my system?

Days: If referring to metabolytes detectable in the urine, they may be present from 3-7 days following the last dose. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone 7.5 how does hydrocodone 7.5 stay in your system if you only been taken it for 3 days taken 4 a day for 3 days

Less than a Day: The half-life of hydrocodone is about 5 hours. This means that the drug should be out of you system (by effect) within 15 hours. The drug will still be detectable within your urine for 48 hours or longer. ...Read more

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How to get hydrocodone out of my system?

You can't: Time will. There is nothing that hastens most drugs coming out of the body, no matter what you read about "detox" meds or procedures, enemas, diuretics, laxatives, body cleanses etc etc etc. Hydrocodone is a short-acting drug, and it is gone within less than a day. It's metabolites are gone within a couple-three days. If you have been on higher doses regularly for some time, might take a week. ...Read more