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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
Yes: and more than that, you can very much hurt yourself with the tylenol that is in most medications containing hydrocodone. If you are thinking about doing this, get some help, from your primary care provider, from an emergency department or from a suicide hotline. The Samaritans are in every area and you can find their local number through 411 or online. Opioid overdose is a major killer in US. ...Read more
Depressed breathing: which can ultimately lead to coma, brain damage and death. This is mostly from the hydrocodone, but Lyrica has sedative effects and will contribute to it. In addition, almost all hydrocodone containing pills have acetaminophen (tylenol) in them, and tylenol overdose can cause massive liver failure and death as well. If you are thinking about this, call your doctor or a suicide hotline immediately ...Read more
Was it prescribed?: If so, the normal dose is 1-2 tablets every 3-4 hours for pain for 5 mg tablets. How did you "accidentally" take them. If you are on large doses of other sedative drugs, or are drinking excessive quantities of alcohol, it could be a problem for you. If it was not prescribed, my concern is that you are opening yourself up to drug abuse and legal issues. Otherwise, not likely to cause problems. ...Read more
Yes: Many people with any addiction will have negative emotions such as rage, this may be while they are intoxicated on the drug or when they are in a withdrawal state needing the drug, the later being the most likely cause with opiates such as hydrocodone. They may as well have an underlying psychiatric diagnosis such as bipolar disorder which could cause extreme mood states. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im taking 7.5/325 hydrocodone 2every 4-6 hrs but its not helping at all I've got c.R.P.S & its just getting worse.Whats the next pain medicne I could take since this isnt working! thanks?
See a pain specialis: Complex regional pain syndrome can be tough to treat. Sometimes nerve blocks can help. Just going up on pain pills will not solve the problem long-term. Ask your primary doctor to refer you to an anesthesiologist, a doctor who specializes in pain management. This kind of physician can help manage your pain meds, and see if there is a nerve block that can help you. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Hydrocodones as a class are powerful analgesics but have potential side effects and can be addictive, should be used short term for severe pains. I admire your question at age of 13.For me it's more important to understand the cause of the pain and treat that. There are other strong pain control medications which are relatively safer.Let your parents take you to the doctor if its for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Suicide is an action in which a person intentionally causes his own death. Suicide more commonly occurs in persons suffering from depression or other mental illnesses, where a person may feel hopeless and see suicide as a way to escape the real or perceived overwhelming problems and ...Read more
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