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I'm 3 weeks off hydrocodone but have to take 5mg oxy and 1mg lorazepam for a medical procedure, will this set back my recovery?

I'm 3 weeks off hydrocodone but have to take 5mg oxy and 1mg lorazepam for a medical procedure, will this set back my recovery?

It could: That early out it could be a trigger for relapse, is the procedure necessary now, could it be done without the percocet, who also is a part of your recovery, does the doctor who is doing the procedure know about your history of addiction? Meaning it can be done but you really need to take a relapse risk seriously. Many have relapse by going into similar senerio all on there own. Need accountabilit. ...Read more

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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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Lorazepam 1 mg vs norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10-325 - which is stronger?

Lorazepam 1 mg vs norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10-325 - which is stronger?

Neither: These drugs have different indications and modes of action. Lorazepam is an anti anxiety agent while narco is for pain. ...Read more

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I threw my back out and was prescribed norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 5/325 but it gives me anxiety. I also get prescribed lorazepam 1mg. Can I take both?

I threw my back out and was prescribed norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 5/325 but it gives me anxiety. I also get prescribed lorazepam 1mg. Can I take both?

Technically: I'd suggest taking 1/4 tablet (0.25 mg) of the lorazepam only if you absolutely need to ... This should help the anxiety. These 2 medications do interact negatively and that might cause hypotension, respiratory depression, Motor functions to slow and vasodilation. If you experience any of these alarming symptoms - head to the ER. ...Read more

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Recently off librium still have minor withdrawal.Dr gave me 10 ativan (lorazepam) for anxiety said 10 pill taper will not set me back with recovery. Is this true?

Recently off librium still have minor withdrawal.Dr gave me 10 ativan (lorazepam) for anxiety said 10 pill taper will not set me back with recovery. Is this true?

Should be Okay: You should be okay to use the Ativan (lorazepam) as recommended to help with any withdrawal symptoms. You may use 1/2 of the Ativan (lorazepam) when needed or follow the instructions given to you by your medical provider. I would avoid alcohol during this time as well. Ativan (lorazepam) and Librium are both benzodiazepines which is why they could both be used in a tapering fashion to help discontinue the librium. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I take a 1/4 of 1mg lorazapam during an anxiety attack, is it ok to take my hydrocodone acetamenophine 5mg if I am having pain?

I take a 1/4 of 1mg lorazapam during an anxiety attack, is it ok to take my hydrocodone acetamenophine 5mg if I am having pain?

Mixing Drugs: It is never a good idea to mix two addicting mind altering medications together. This is very dangerous. Perhaps you can take advil or Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) instead of a narcotic. ...Read more

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Would there be negative effects if you mixed lorazapam and hydrocodone?

Would there be negative effects if you mixed lorazapam and hydrocodone?

Yes: When taken together, these medications will work synergistically, and can cause fatal respiratory depression. Please speak with your physician regarding these medications. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take hydrocodone and lorazapam together?

Only if both docs: Are aware of the doses of the medication that have been prescribed and if you do not have untreated sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Lorazepam (Definition)

A medication of some versatility, a benzodiazepam of brief duration, that can be employed to stop ongoing seizure activity, can be used to control anxiety, assist as a sleep aide, and employed by a ...Read more