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How many hydrocodone acetaminophen 5-500 can I take in one day for pain?

How many hydrocodone acetaminophen 5-500 can I take in one day for pain?

Check with your doc: Pain medication is prescribed taking into account ones age, size, problem & other medications. The best source for this data is the person who prescribed it to you. Detailed instructions are important for all restricted pain medications. ...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 many hydrocodone acetaminophen 5-500 can I take in one day for pain?

How many hydrocodone acetaminophen 5-500 can I take in one day for pain?

Hydrocodone: Depends on type of pain, severity, and what your doctor who prescribed it recommends. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take hydrocodone/ acetaminophen 5-500 with cyclobenzaprine HCl together?

Is it possible for me to take hydrocodone/ acetaminophen 5-500 with cyclobenzaprine HCl together?

Yes: If prescribed by the same doctor to be used together there should be no problem; some people so experience increased sedation. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen/hydrocodone 5/500 maximum recommended doses?

Acetaminophen/hydrocodone 5/500 maximum recommended doses?

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

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Could you take 2mg or Xanax (alprazolam) and 1 acetaminophen/hydrocodone 500 mg / 5 mg pill together?

Could you take 2mg or Xanax (alprazolam) and 1 acetaminophen/hydrocodone 500 mg / 5 mg pill together?

Yes, as long: As they have been appropriately prescribed specifically to you. However, if you are naïve to either of these medications, then it can cause significant sedation and, and even respiratory depression, so be cautious and assume some sedation. ...Read more

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If you stop taking norcos, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) can a drop show up negative five days later? Herniated l5

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

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How long will six percocet 5 stay in your urine, and two Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) fives?

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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

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How strong is hydrocodone acetaminophen 5-325?

How strong is hydrocodone acetaminophen 5-325?

How strong: 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

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Can I Substitute hydrocodone /APAP7.5/2.25 for hydrocodone/acetaminophen 10-650?

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

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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

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I accidentally took 2 hydrocodone acetaminophen 5-325 about an hour ago. Is anything bad going to happen to me?

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

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Purpose of blue specs in hydrocodone, acetaminophen 7.5?

Purpose of blue specs in hydrocodone, acetaminophen 7.5?

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

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How effective is hydrocodone bit/acetaminophen?

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

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For how long does hydrocodone/acetaminophen last?

For how long does hydrocodone/acetaminophen last?

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

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How does hydrocodone acetaminophen work to eliminate?

How does hydrocodone acetaminophen work to eliminate?

Vicodin: Pain meds. Work by stimulating GABA receptors in brain which block pain perception. ...Read more

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In what way can I extract hydrocodone from acetaminophen?

You can't and: You shouldn't. If you have addiction issues, please see someone to get help. If you want hydrocodone to treat legitimate pain but do not want the acetaminophen, then please see a physician for an appropriate prescription. ...Read more

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Is 20-2000mg of hydrocodone-acetaminophen okay to take together?

I am confused?: There is no hydrocodone 20/200 combination available. More that matter there is no 20 mg hydrocodone nor a 200 (pyrethins and piperonyl butoxide) mg Acetaminophen tablet available.

Please restate you question. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took an expired hydrocodone-acetaminophen?

Not much: Any medication that has expired may not be as effective as it should be therefore not having desired effect. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone acetaminophen discontinued, reduced to lower apap, what to do?

Hydrocodone acetaminophen discontinued, reduced to lower apap, what to do?

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

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I have hydrocodone/gg syrup (af, sf, df) and does it have acetaminophen in it?

I have hydrocodone/gg syrup (af, sf, df) and does it have acetaminophen in it?

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

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Any advice? What solvent dissolves hydrocodone without dissolving acetaminophen?

Any advice? What solvent dissolves hydrocodone without dissolving acetaminophen?

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

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Can you tell me about hydrocodone acetaminophen discontinued, reduced to lower apap?

Not discontinued: The various forms of hydrocodone, with 5 mg, 7.5 mg and 10 mg are still available, but the FDA, responding to problems with acetaminophen (tylenol) toxicity has ordered that all combination forms have no more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per tablet. ...Read more

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Is it true that acetaminophen is better than hydrocodone for treating some kinds of pain?

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

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Any advice? I have been taking 6 hydrocodone/acetaminophen 10/325 a day for about 4 months?

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

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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

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Can I take meloxicam and hydrocodone/acetaminophen 5-325 at the same time?

Meloxicam: Is a NSAID med. An antiflammatory agent hydrocodone is a opioid. Treating pain. They can be taken together. Both working to alleviate pain. But in different ways. If your pain is not controlled talk to your PCP. To adjust your treatment ...Read more

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How strong is hydrocodone acetaminophen 5-325 compared to other narcotics?

Moderate: 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

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Does hydrocodone/acetaminophen 5/325 TB was given for pain, still have some left, do they still work?

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"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

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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

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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

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