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How can I do cold water extract on 4 watson 385 hydrocodone/apap pills?

How can I do cold water extract on 4 watson 385 hydrocodone/apap pills?

No ethical physician: Even if they were an amateur chemist, would or should help you with this. This is a site for people trying to get answers to health questions because they want to improve their help. What you want is to be able to be a more efficient drug addict, when what you truly need is to get help in the vicious downward spiral that you are very likely in. See a mental health/addiction professional asap. ...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 long does a solution of hydrocodone and water remain effective?

How long does a solution of hydrocodone and water remain effective?

Not enough info: There are several concerns here. Why was the medication put on water? Was sterile water used? Was the solution mixed in a sterile fashion by a pharmacy? Concerns will exist about the possibility of contamination of the solution, and the possible growth of bacteria in the solution. Talk to who made the solution, and/or talk to your local pharmacist about their opinion. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone cough syrup won't let me urinate, even after drinking 2 bottles of water - what can I do?

Hydrocodone cough syrup won't let me urinate, even after drinking 2 bottles of water - what can I do?

Stop it: All opiates or narcotics can cause urine retention. Best solution is to not take them. If you develop a painfully swollen bladder and cannot void, you may have to go to the er and have a catheter placed. In most folks, simply stopping the medication will fix the problem, fortunately. ...Read more

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Can you tell me symptoms of quitting hydrocodone cold turkey?

Can you tell me symptoms of quitting hydrocodone cold turkey?

Symptoms vary: It depends on how long and how high a dose you have been on and how frequent you have been taking it. Narcotic withdrawal symptoms vary but restlessness, jitteriness, insomnia , pain, agitation, abdominal pain, heart beating rapidly, headaches may all be signs of withdrawal. ...Read more

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How to withdrawal from hydrocodone as fast and easy as i can at home cold turkey please help?

Gradual is safer: The best and safest way is to taper use of hydrocodone gradually. "cold turkey" may cause miserable withdrawal symptoms and is less likely to be successful. Cut back by a couple of pills a day. You will benefit from a physician's advice and maybe a support group like narcotics anonymous. Good luck! stopping hydrocodone will be great for your health in the long run. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take hydrocodone 325mg when I have a cold will it be ok if i take hydrocodone if I am in pain even though I have a cold

You should be OK.: The cold should not affect the safety of taking the medication. However, you must be careful about taking cold medicines with the pain medication. Your pharmacist will be able to provide guidance. ...Read more

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What are the usual indicators of quitting hydrocodone cold turkey?

What are the usual indicators of quitting hydrocodone cold turkey?

Narcotic withdrawal: You might experience withdrawal symptoms. Opiate withdrawal symptoms might include low energy, irritability, anxiety, agitation, insomnia, runny nose, teary eyes, hot and cold sweats, goose bumps, yawning, muscle aches and pains, abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea .... ...Read more

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Which of these cold meds are the most effective, tussionex or hycodan (hydrocodone)?

Depends: Neither is particularly effective. Recent tudies of cough medications have shown that codeine-containing cough medications work about as well as sugar pills (placebo) and other studies show hydrocodone equal to Codeine . Theoretically Hycodan (with an anticholinergic) should work better for productive coughs and tussionex (with an antihistamine) should work better if there's an allergy component. ...Read more

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Quickly weaned off of hydrocodone. Jumped cold turkey at 5mg 3x day. 13 hours into withdrawal. Feeling like jumping out of skin. What can help this?

Quickly weaned off of hydrocodone. Jumped cold turkey at 5mg 3x day. 13 hours into withdrawal. Feeling like jumping out of skin. What can help this?

Time and your Doctor: Narcotic abstenence syndrome (withdrawal) symptoms, while unpleasant, are not life threatening. They will resolve over 5-7 days. Your doctor can prescribe medications (ex. Clonidine) to help reduce these physical symptoms if he deems it appropriate. ...Read more