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Is 15 mg of hydrocodone (1500mg apap) too much for someone that weighs 125-130 lbs?

Is 15 mg of hydrocodone (1500mg apap) too much for someone that weighs 125-130 lbs?

Probably: hydrocodone comes mixed usually with Tylenol (acetaminophen) at 5mg, 7.5mg and 10mg. What dose is too much depends on how long you have been taking this med. I would certainly not start a patient at that dose. When you take this you should not drive or drink or operate machinery. If you find yourself nodding out, falling asleep or exhibiting a change in your behavior please seek help. ...Read more

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 dangerous is it to take 7 hydrocodones?

How dangerous is it to take 7 hydrocodones?

At once? Dangerous!: Do not take any narcotics except as prescribed by md. And only take them as prescribed by md. 7 hydrocodones at once can be dangerous. Always check with your md! ...Read more

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Hydrocodone make me mess up?

Hydrocodone make me mess up?

Yes: Any controlled substance, in this case a narcotic, also known as an opiate or more simply a pain med can become addictive and cause you to develop a tolerance and when not available cause a withdrawal. The best thing to do is only use pain meds when you have pain and try to use the least amount and pain meds that do not have narcotics, if possible. ...Read more

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What's problem with hydrocodone?

Can be addictive: It is an opiate and like all other opiates, hydrocodone has the potential to cause addiction. It is one of the most abused drugs in the world-- it is the active ingredient in vicodin and lotab. ...Read more

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Can I take too much hydrocodone?

Can I take too much hydrocodone?

If you're asking: Whether it's possible to take too much, the answer is a big yes.

Always take medications as prescribed by your physician. Every medication has a potentially lethal dose. Hydrocodone is a narcotic which means it slows breathing and heart rate. Too much, especially if you mix it with alcohol, could slow both so much that you would die. ...Read more

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How can you get off hydrocodone?

Withdrawal: Go see a physician to better answer this question. The causes tgat illicit end the use must first be addressed. ...Read more

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Can I take two 5-500 hydrocodone?

Can I take two 5-500 hydrocodone?

It depends: You can safely take up to 3000mg of Acetaminophen per day. That would mean 6 hydrocodone/acetaminophen 5/500 tablets per day total, 1 every 4 hours, or 2 every 8 hours. But no more than 2 at once. ...Read more

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Would hydrocodone take away pain?

Be careful: Hydrocodone would work for many kinds of pain, it is an addictive medication and should be taken only under the direction and supervision of your physician. ...Read more

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What is in fake hydrocodone m367?

Fake? Who knows?!: Pill imprint m367 has been identified as acetaminophen/hydrocodone 325 mg / 10 mg.
The fake pill can contain anything from sugar (not harmful) to very harmful and life-threatening substances. Do not buy from unregulated third world countries pharmacies. They say we are from canada but who knows?! ...Read more

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How much hydrocodone is too much?

How much hydrocodone is too much?

Varies: Any amount in excess of that required to reduce pain to an acceptable level or which produces unacceptable side effects is too much. ...Read more

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Would hydrocodone make me "loopy"?

Yes: It certainly can. Be cautious with any opioid as the entire class can cause some form of sedation or cognitive change. ...Read more

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Why does hydrocodone ease my pain?

Stimulates receptors: There are chemicals in our body that are similar to all "opiates" and there are receptors in our brain that recognize the presence of these chemicals. When either natural "neurotransmitters" or drugs like hydrocodone are present these receptors cause a decreased awareness of the sensation of pain being sent by nerves which are present specifically to signal pain / injury. ...Read more

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Why does hydrocodone make me itch?

Why does hydrocodone make me itch?

Hard to say: Because this is often an "idiosyncratic" reaction to opioids - one with great individual variation, which may be genetic in nature. Opioids cause release of histamine in most people, but it is usually mild; however, in some it is more severe and causes itching, and even hives, flushing and GI problems. Oxycodone does this less, as do some of the synthetic drugs like fentanyl. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How harmful is hydrocodone for you?

It is not if used: Correctly and for the appropriate pain and at appropriate levels. It is a fairly "clean" medication to treat pain if used correctly and for short term. Over long term, the addiction potential is strong. ...Read more

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Is it true that hydrocodone illegal?

Need a prescription: It is illegal to obtain hydro condone without a prescription. There are many legitimate and legal indications however. ...Read more

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How can I withdraw from hydrocodone?

Yes: Hydrocodone is an opioid - therefore you can have withdrawal symptoms if you have taken regularly and then stop abruptly. ...Read more

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Will I die taking hydrocodone pill?

Yes but it depends..: It depends on how much and how long u have been using this drug but in anyone there is a dose that is patient-specific that can be fatal especially if it is mixed with other drugs that also cause respiratory depression such as alcohol, tranquilizers to mention only 2. ...Read more

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Can I accidentally od on hydrocodone?

YES!: Especially if you mix it with alcohol or other sedatives. If you are thinking about suicide, call the crisis call center at 1-800-273-8255 or text ctl to 741741. You can also call 911. Please do this now. ...Read more

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Could you mix tramado and hydrocodone?

Could you mix tramado and hydrocodone?

Dangerous practice: Opiate medications mixed together increase the risk of opiate overdose, which may be fatal. ...Read more

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Is hydrocodone the same as hydrocodine?

In a way: Hydrocodine is a misspelling of hydrocodone. Hydrocodone (hydrocodine) is a opioid (narcotic) derived from codeine and thebaine. Hydrocodone (hydrocodine) is indicated for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain and is available in tablets, capsules and liquid forms in combination with acetaminophen or ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Are there replacements for hydrocodone?

For what purpose?: The opiate hydrocodone is usually administered orally as vicodin or norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) they are mixed with Acetaminophen which has been linked with liver disease. It is a strong analgesic, and a pain management doc is your best option to discuss alternatives. A preparation called Hycodan is not mixed with Acetaminophen and I believe has been prescribed as a anti-tussive (for coughing). Serious subject, see md. ...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

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Why is it that hydrocodone feels so good?

Endorphins: We have built-in opioids that our bodies/brains produce when we are in pain, when we exercise and when we are stressed - they are called endorphins and enkephalins. They act on opioid receptors and reduce pain, give us energy, make us feel good. Opioid drugs do the same thing, especially when we take them in doses that are hundreds of times more than our body makes. ...Read more

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How can I lower my hydrocodone tolerance?

How can I lower my hydrocodone tolerance?

Tolerance: Hard to undo your physiology. Stop taking hydrocodone or other opiates. Use other meds that don't activate your liver. ...Read more