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How dangerous is it to take 7 hydrocodones?

How dangerous is it to take 7 hydrocodones?

At once? Dangerous!: Do not take any narcotics except as prescribed by md. And only take them as prescribed by md. 7 hydrocodones at once can be dangerous. Always check with your md! ...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 much hydrocodone is too much?

How much hydrocodone is too much?

Varies: Any amount in excess of that required to reduce pain to an acceptable level or which produces unacceptable side effects is too much. ...Read more

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Would hydrocodone make me "loopy"?

Yes: It certainly can. Be cautious with any opioid as the entire class can cause some form of sedation or cognitive change. ...Read more

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Why does hydrocodone ease my pain?

Why does hydrocodone ease my pain?

Stimulates receptors: There are chemicals in our body that are similar to all "opiates" and there are receptors in our brain that recognize the presence of these chemicals. When either natural "neurotransmitters" or drugs like hydrocodone are present these receptors cause a decreased awareness of the sensation of pain being sent by nerves which are present specifically to signal pain / injury. ...Read more

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How harmful is hydrocodone for you?

It is not if used: Correctly and for the appropriate pain and at appropriate levels. It is a fairly "clean" medication to treat pain if used correctly and for short term. Over long term, the addiction potential is strong. ...Read more

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Could you mix tramado and hydrocodone?

Could you mix tramado and hydrocodone?

Dangerous practice: Opiate medications mixed together increase the risk of opiate overdose, which may be fatal. ...Read more

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Why is it that hydrocodone feels so good?

Endorphins: We have built-in opioids that our bodies/brains produce when we are in pain, when we exercise and when we are stressed - they are called endorphins and enkephalins. They act on opioid receptors and reduce pain, give us energy, make us feel good. Opioid drugs do the same thing, especially when we take them in doses that are hundreds of times more than our body makes. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: hydrocodone?

Please describe the medication: hydrocodone?

Narcotic: 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 binding to opioid receptors. ...Read more

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What is the strongest hydrocodone pill for pain?

What is the strongest hydrocodone pill for pain?

Hydrocodone: Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen (lortab/vicodin/norco) highest is 10mg per tablet. Hydrocodone alone is available as Hysingla ER highest dose 120mg and this is one tab per day. ...Read more

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Suicide (Definition)

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