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Hycodan Side Effects
Quite a variety!: Side effects from Hycodan (hydrocodone) can include swelling, rash, increased eye pressure, conjunctivitis, slow or fast pulse, dry mouth, palpitations, chest pain, arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, heart attack, ekg changes, fainting, agitation, coma, dizziness, mental clouding/depression, euphoria, faintness, restlessness, nervousness, weakness, sedation, seizures, visual disturbances, flushing, sweating, itch, hives, nausea/vomiting, & more. ...Read more
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
Nausea, drowsiness: Hycodan (hydrocodone) contains a narcotic that when ingested could give a "high", but it could also make people feel sick, nauseated, faint, groggy, have shallow breathing, get constipated. Used over a long period of time, people get dependent, meaning they get withdrawal symptoms when stopping. It's a medicine to be used with caution. ...Read more
Several: Hydrocone produces tolerance (the need for greater doses to achieve the same effects). They decrease your pain tolerance (opioid induced hyperalgesia). They lead to constipation, and reduced testosterone levels. But addiction is a disease. Alcohol doesn't cause addiction. Cigarettes don't. Either. Most people who take narcotics do not become addicts. ...Read more
Those of any opioid: The main complication of using opioids is constipation, which can be reduced by using stool softeners (colace, surfak) while taking them. Decreased bladder contraction with urinary retention can occur, as well as increased sweating, swelling in the extremities (edema). In higher doses, respiratory depression, coma and death. The Tylenol, (acetaminophen) in excessive doses, can cause liver damage. ...Read more
I have been taking phenegren for about 4 months with a hydrocodone and have read some of the side effects and feel like I have some, therefore I want ?
See Doc: Why would you need to take these two medications for so long? The least you would get is chronic constipation. You need to see your doctor to find out what would be a better option for the condition and to get off of these medications gradually since you have likely become addicted to them. Don't wait. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High dose: Will interfere with regular cycles.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a friend who I'm pretty sure is abusing pain pills hydrocodone etc, what are the side effects. How can I help her stop if posable?
Lots of side effects: The list of side effects is long I'll link to one. Expressions of caring and concern are really all one can do. Offers to help w/ whatever she may see as away to stop. Joining a gym together or meditation, yoga, etc classes. Gentle but firm reminders. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/hydrocodone-side-effects.html Friendship will help but it may take patience. ...Read more