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Hydrocodone Acetaminophen 5 500
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
Hydrocodone: Depends on type of pain, severity, and what your doctor who prescribed it recommends. ...Read more
Yes: If prescribed by the same doctor to be used together there should be no problem; some people so experience increased sedation. ...Read more
Ask the doctor: Ask the doctor who gave the prescription. The 500 is the amount of tylenol (acetaminophen) in the tablet. The total daily dose should not be more than 3000mg or 6 tablets. The maximum dose may be less in some people due to liver or kidney problems. Please ask the doctor who gave the medications. Taking too much can result in liver problems, addiction, or drug dependence. ...Read more
Could you take 2mg or Xanax (alprazolam) and 1 acetaminophen/hydrocodone 500 mg / 5 mg pill together?
If you stop taking norcos, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) can a drop show up negative five days later? Herniated l5
Don't Count on it:
By a drop, I assume you mean a drug screen.
The removal of drugs from the blood stream to a point where they are undetectable by common drug tests is variable for different patients. ...Read more
How long will six percocet 5 stay in your urine, and two Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) fives?
In theory, ~1 day...: We estimate how long it takes body to get rid of drug at 5 half-lives. Half-life is time it takes for drug level to drop by 50%. So after 5 half-lives, you're down to 3.125% if I did my math correctly, which is essentially out of system. Oxycodone stays in body 3-4.5hrs depending upon reference (http://www. Rxlist. Com/oxycontin-drug/clinical-pharmacology. Htm). Metabolism is affected by many variabl ...Read more
Can you mix maca root with norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) been off opiates for five weeks, and have been hurting ever since. Was on heroin for twenty years, methadone as well.?
See detox: Please see a detoxification specialist. I don't think that this is something that you can get advice on in this forum and you need a physician to prescribe your meds anyway. ...Read more
The strength of a medication is relative to the person taking it.
For some this medication will be a very strong medication.
For others who may have a history of taking alcohol or other similar medications it may be a weak medication.
It also depends on whether other medications are also prescribed with it and the nature of the pain that is being treated. ...Read more
Only if it was: Prescribed for you that way.Get a more detailed answer ›
It's possible: The 7.5 is just a lower dose than the 10 mg pill. If you have both then just take one of them, do not take both - they are the same except the dose. ...Read more
What's the difference between hydrocodone/acetaminophen 750 and hydrocodone 7.5/acetaminophen 325?
Can you tell me if I could take 3.75mg (1/2 tab of 7.5-500mg) of hydrocodone/acetaminophen oral and be fine?
Should be: That dose is a relatively small dose of pain killer - however do not take someone else's pain meds - pls see a doc. ...Read more
I accidentally took 2 hydrocodone acetaminophen 5-325 about an hour ago. Is anything bad going to happen to me?
Not to worry: You may experience some drowsiness. Some people are actually prescribed the amount that you took. Let your doctor know what happened and try to find a way to keep track of when you take your medicine. You may want to write down the time and date and keep a log of when the med is taken like the nurses do in the hospital. Best wishes and be safe! ...Read more
To identify them: Many manufacturers choose to make their pills uniquely shaped or colored to help with identification. Obviously, confusing one medication for another could lead to dangerous mistakes. If nothing else it's a safeguard to protect patients from taking the wrong medication. ...Read more
Effective for what?: And in what dose? All opioids are effective for pain, although there are some kinds of pain that they don't work as well for (like nerve irritation pain or neuropathy). For moderate pain, usual doses of hydrocodone are 5-15 mg every 3-4 hours, usually in a pill together with 325 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) per pill. ...Read more
Last??: For pain, the useful period is generally 3-4 hours. If you mean how long does it stay in the body, it is rapidly metabolized and is only in the bloodstream in that form for a couple hours, is metabolized to Codeine and morphine, and those metabolites can last a day or two and be detected in urine, but they are not producing much activity, same with the tylenol (acetaminophen) in it. ...Read more
Not much: Any medication that has expired may not be as effective as it should be therefore not having desired effect. ...Read more
To do for what?: I don't know what your question is, but whoever was prescribing for you, and has discontinued that prescribing is the one you need to be asking. If you were on regular (and high) doses of hydrocodone and it was stopped, you may be feeling withdrawal. Your doctor has an obligation to help you treat this. Clonidine, other medications and physical measures (massage, hot packs) can help. ...Read more
It shoudn't: From the description you gave, it is unlikely. The active ingredients are often listed in small print. If in doubt, talk to your doctor. ...Read more
You want a doctor: To help you stay safe when you get high. There are plenty of sites on the internet to teach you how to hurt yourself. This one is about getting help. What you need to do is to stop using opiates. If you don't, your next question will be how you can shoot heroin without getting infected with aids and hepatitis. Why don't you save yourself the trouble and get help now. ...Read more
Tylenol (acetaminophen) vs. Narcotic: Tylenol is an over the counter readily available pain medicine for mild to moderate pain. Narcotics are prescribed for more severe pain. Their mechanisms of action are quite different. Both have risks/side effects. Sometimes these medications are prescribed combined in a pill such as Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (acetaminophen & hydrocodone) due to synergistic effects. ...Read more
You r tolerant: You cannot tell how much of your pain is true nociception, how much is hyperalgesia caused by the meds and how much is a rebound increase from withdrawal. Either wean or change to a formulation with more steady drug levels ...Read more
I took 9 hydrocodone/acetaminophen pills within an hour. They are 10/325 mg. Been 60 hours since I took them. What should I do? What happens now?
I was prescribed hydrocodone for pain and I took some at 3 this morn and need to know how long to wait to take a goody powder cause the acetaminophen?
Avoiding tylenol (acetaminophen) tox: Goody's Extra Strength contains 260 mg of acetaminophen. Hydrocodone comes in 5mg, 7.5mg, and 10mg doses with 325mg, 500mg, 750mg and 1000mg of acetaminophen. Please check your prescription bottle for the amount of acetaminophen per pill. Tylenol can be taken every 4-6 hours with max less than 2 gm/24hrs recommended to avoid liver toxicity. Divide 2000mg by the pill strength = max doses per day. ...Read more
Standard tables of equivalency for oral narcotics compare against morphine 30mg. Equivalent doses of other narcotics as compared to 30 mg of morphine are as follows:
codeine 130 mg
hydrocodone 20 mg
meperidine 300 mg
methadone 5-15 mg
oxycodone 20 mg
oxymorphone 10 mg.
With narcotics there is some inter individual variation so these are rough guidelines. ...Read more
Does hydrocodone/acetaminophen 5/325 TB was given for pain, still have some left, do they still work?
"Do not use after": The expiration date is the final day that the drug company guarantees the full potency and safety of a medication. ...Read more
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
Hydrocodone/acetaminophen 10/350mg or 5/350mg and celecoxib 100 mg, if taken together is there risk (s)? If any, which are they?
Meds: No issue if taken together, work on pain in different ways, the hydrocodone is a narcotic, Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a non narcotic pain reliever and Celebrex is a COX 2 inhibitor or anti inflammatory. Hydrocodone can make people nauseated and tired, the other two have minimal side effects that you would feel, Celebrex could cause some swelling. ...Read more