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How many vicodin in one day is too many?

How many vicodin in one day is too many?

Acetaminophen: The answer is really based on the amount of Acetaminophen in the vicodin. The first number 5, 7.5&10 is the hydrocodone in mg's. The second number is the Acetaminophen (apap or tylenol) 300, 325, 500 or 750 mg. So, the answer is not more than 3000 mg of the Acetaminophen per day. The prescription written by your doctor should have a quantity limit, but may nor. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist! ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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How many vicodin can you take in one day?

How many vicodin can you take in one day?

As prescribed: Always take your opioids (like vicodin) as prescribed. Usually no more than 4 times a day. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Percocet during the day, and Vicodin at night? Or should I stick to just one of them?

Is it safe to take Percocet during the day, and Vicodin at night? Or should I stick to just one of them?

Safe to use them: It is best to follow the DR's advice that gave you the script for the meds. ...Read more

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I was prescribed Vicodin for pain after surgery. I took one 5/300 at 7pm and usually take my xanax (alprazolam) 1mg at 11:30pm. Is it safe to take both same day?

I was prescribed Vicodin for pain after surgery. I took one 5/300 at 7pm and usually take my xanax (alprazolam) 1mg at 11:30pm. Is it safe to take both same day?

Probably: You are right to ask. While it is probably safe, you should be cautioned that they interact to increase sedation, and you may need to modify one by lowering the dose. ...Read more

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20, 200mg ibu, 2 Vicodin( 5-325 ) 1 vicaprofen(7.5-200), one naproxen(550mg), 2 tramadol(50mg each), and two Percocet(5-325). Every day. What happens?

 20, 200mg ibu, 2 Vicodin( 5-325 ) 1 vicaprofen(7.5-200), one naproxen(550mg), 2 tramadol(50mg each), and two Percocet(5-325). Every day. What happens?

Very bad situation: That concoction is truly frightening especially in a 17 year old. Multiple narcotic pain relievers. Why??? You are setting yourself up for major issues. How many doctors are prescribing your pain meds? Consider rehab to get off of the narcotics. ...Read more

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Currently on Lexapro (escitalopram) 20 mg for five days (tapering off) and now increasing my remeron to 30 mg from 15. I also take one 7.5 vicodin for mouth pain each day. Am i at risk for serotonin syndrome?

Currently on Lexapro (escitalopram)  20 mg for five days (tapering off) and now increasing my remeron to 30 mg from 15. I also take one 7.5 vicodin for mouth pain each day. Am i at risk for serotonin syndrome?

Here is the : Interesting thing about sertotinergic syndrome- although it usually occurs with high doses of medications that increase serotonin level, there are some people who develop it at relatively low doses after a brief period of treatment. ...Read more

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How long does vicodin stay in ones system?

Several hours: The half life of the drug is around 4 hours. This is the time it takes most peoples body to eliminate half of the drug. Four half lives are required for a drug to not be effective in someone system. For most people, therefore, 16 hours is about the time it would be in your system. It might show up in the urine for longer than this, though. ...Read more

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How many vicodin can you take in one night without overdosing?

Acetaminophen: The real issue is the amount of Acetaminophen you take. Textbooks claim a maximum daily dose of 4000 mg. I have seen liver damage done with far less. I would suggest you keep the Acetaminophen intake to no more than 2500 mg. 5 mg vicodin has 5oo mg of Acetaminophen pertablet, vicodin es has 750 mg and vicoden hp (10 mg) has 660 mg. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to have one vicodin and 4 beers?

Vicodin and beer: I'm sorry to say that we know so little about you it's impossible to say how you would react. In general doctors are not in the position to comment on the mixture of social and or illegal drugs. That would mean whether they are illegally or even legally obtained or used . Our job is to comment on the therapeutic use of drugs. Both vicodin and beer are legal you might ask the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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After consuming a good portion of alcohol, how long does one have to wait before taking Vicodin?

After consuming a good portion of alcohol, how long does one have to wait before taking Vicodin?

Depends: on exactly how much you drank your weight and how long since your last drink. The alcohol should be completely out of your system before you take a vicodin. ...Read more

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Vicodin relaxes you BUTincreases my anxiety tried lowering after 4 yr & 4day got worse! Where's the happy medium? Now back at square one :(. Please help me make sense of this

Vicodin relaxes you BUTincreases my anxiety tried lowering after 4 yr & 4day got worse! Where's the happy medium? Now back at square one :(. Please help me make sense of this

Withdrawal?: Vicodin is an opiod (narcotic) pain reliever. Sudden reductions in dose can cause withdrawal. Anxiety is one of the symptoms of withdrawal. Discuss with your doctor whether you should contine opioid therapy, and if so whether a longer acting agent might be preferable for young ...Read more

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Is it safe that i took one vicodin and then took one hydroxizine 4 hours later?

Be cautious: Next time, although they were spaced out 4 hours apart, the two drugs, can still interact and cause CNS depression and other symptoms. You didn't mention how much of either you took, at any rate , try not to combine them, till done with the vicodin or reduce its dose, good luck ...Read more

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If a prescription says i can take two pills (5mg/325mg vicodin) every six hours, can I take one pill every three hours?

You can: However, you might diminish hydrophone analgesic effect. The half-life elimination: 3.8-6 hours. Your doctor made the benefit-risk decision and prescribed your medicine accordingly. He/she chose the best method for dealing with your particular situation. Rec: always to ask your health care professional questions about any concerns or thoughts that you may have. ...Read more

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Which is stronger, vicodin or morphine? Out of the two, is one less likely to cause nausea?

See below: Vicodin (hydrocodone) is more potent than morphine. 10 mg of hydrocodone is equal to about 15 mg of morphine. I would say that i see less nausea with hydrocodone. ...Read more

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Had 4 teeth extracted yesterday was prescribed ibuprofen 600mg n vicodin can I take both at one time?

Had 4 teeth extracted yesterday was prescribed ibuprofen 600mg n vicodin can I take both at one time?

Potentially: You must call your doctor to confirm. Vicodin and ibuprofen can be taken together if the individual is on no other medications, has no other health problems, and was prescribed a specific dosing regiment by a treating doctor. ...Read more

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How long after drinking one beer is it safe to take one 5/500 Vicodin?

Don't know.: No systematic studies have been done to answer your specific question. So it cannot be answered with certainty. However the various factors that affect the safety would be the size of the one beer, a person's individual metabolism and where this is happening (e.g., home? Outside? Etc.) When used in large amounts combination of opiates and alcohol can be deadly. Please stay safe and don't combine. ...Read more