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Please advise what is the difference between hydrocodone apap 7.5-750 and vicodin extra strength?

Please advise what is the difference between hydrocodone apap 7.5-750 and vicodin extra strength?

Non- narcotic amount: I think the difference is in the amount of Acetaminophen in this combined preparation. The amount of narcotic painkiller ( hydrocodone) is most likely the same, 7.5 mg. ...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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When discharged for e.Coli 8 days ago, dr gave me 50 pills of hydrocodone/ acetaminophen 7.5/750 to take every 4hours. Isn't 4500/day way too high?

When discharged for e.Coli 8 days ago, dr gave me 50 pills of hydrocodone/ acetaminophen 7.5/750 to take every 4hours. Isn't 4500/day way too high?

Yes: I will avoid more than 4 gr a day. If you don't have pain don't use it. Check with your doctor for alternatives. Depending if its a chronic pain or a new onset of pain. Alternatives are aleve (naproxen) 200mg twice a day, tramadol, and others available. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Could taking two acetaminophen / hydrocodone 750 mg / 7.5 mg lead to shallow breathing and shortness of breath?

Could taking two acetaminophen / hydrocodone 750 mg / 7.5 mg lead to shallow breathing and shortness of breath?

Yes: The short answer is yes. Hydro codone is an opioid and one of the significant and serious side effects of this class of medications is respiratory depression. It is vitally important to take all prescription medications only as prescribed by your doctor. If you experience a side effect such as you described, you need to discuss this with your doctor and may need the dosages adjusted. ...Read more

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Is it okay that i took 7.5/750 hydrocodones over a 4 hour period?

Is it okay that i took 7.5/750 hydrocodones over a 4 hour period?

Maybe: Taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or Codeine more frequently than suggested can cause nausea, lightheadness, possibly liver issues and many other problems. If you have other medical problems or take other medications the complications could be increased. Try to minimize over medication when possible. ...Read more

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What is stronger, hydrocodone 7.5/325 or 7.5/500?

Hydrocodone: This is the combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. They have the same amount of hydrocodone. The only difference is the Acetaminophen amount. ...Read more

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How many milligrams are in hydrocodone 7.5-325, 5-325, and 5-500?

Hydrocodone/Apap: The first number is the amount of hydrocodone in each tablet, so 7.5 mg, 5 mg, and 5 mg, and the second number is the amount of Acetaminophen (tylenol) in each tablet, so 325 mg or 500 mg. ...Read more

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