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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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What are the side effects of using norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

What are the side effects of using norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Several effects: Norco is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Other trade names are vicodin and lorcet. Side effects of hydrocodone are similar to other narcotic pain medications: nausea, constipation, development of tolerance if used for prolonged periods. Acetaminophen has few side effects, but can lead to liver damage or liver failure if taken in excessive quantities over a short time. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

What are the common side effects of lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Typical for opiate: Loracet is hydrocodone combined with tylenol (acetaminophen). Side effects for opiates include nausea, vomiting, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, sweating, itching, and urinary retention. The most serious side effects occur at high doses and include somnulence (difficulty arousing), respiratory depression (slowing of breathing to dangerous level), reparatory arrest (stopping breathing) and death. ...Read more

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What are some possible side effects of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

What are some possible side effects of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Many: Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (hydrocodone with acetaminophen) has many side effect from dizzyness, sedation, constipation, and rash all the way to more serious side effects such as respiratory depression, liver toxicity, decreased platlet count, and anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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Can you take half of a hydrocodone/acetaminophen (norco) pill to get half the dosage?

Yes: The only pills generally not recommended to cut or crush are time-released longer acting opioid containing drugs, where disrupting the pill effects the time release. For an immediate release drug like Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (or vicodin, or lortab or any other), cutting it in half is fine. ...Read more

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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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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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