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Doctor insights on: Hydromet Medication

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Wisdom tooth have been removed but pain medication is not enough. Is okay to take hydromet with other medications?

Wisdom tooth have been removed but pain medication is not enough. Is okay to take hydromet with other medications?

WHAT OTHER MED?: Wisdom tooth extraction can be quite painful. An anti-inflammatory medication such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen is very important and if it doesn't control the pain then hydrocodone/acetaminophen could be taken as well to help control the pain. ...Read more

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Will hydromet show in drug test?

Will hydromet show in drug test?

Yes: Hydromet is a cough suppressant containing hydrocodone (an opiate) plus homatropine. It would show up as an opiate on drug testing. ...Read more

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To make myself lean do all I need is hydromet syrup?

To make myself lean do all I need is hydromet syrup?

No: Hydromet syrup is used for temporary relief of cough. It's not used for weight loss or fat loss.
Please see your doctor before using hydromet syrup to be lean. ...Read more

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Is 2 teaspoons of hydromet every 4-6 hours too much?

Is 2 teaspoons of hydromet every 4-6 hours too much?

Hydromet safe dose: The recommended dose of the cough syrup is 5 milliliters or 1 teaspoon every four to six hours, no more than 30 milliliters or 6 teaspoons in a 24 hour period. ...Read more

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I'm wondering are hycet and hydromet the same medicine?

I'm wondering are hycet and hydromet the same medicine?

No: Hycet is a combination pill with hydrocodone and tylenol (acetaminophen), similar to vicodin or lorcets, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) and hydromet is a cough syrup which has hydrocodone, but also atropine-like medication and other ingredients to reduce cough. ...Read more

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What is hydromet syrup used to treat? Having hard time finding it to read up on.

What is hydromet syrup used to treat? Having hard time finding it to read up on.

Cough syrup: It is pretty much the same as Hycodan (hydrocodone) or tussionex - a cough syrup containing gaufenisin, the most common kind of heavy cough syrup which is supposed to help liquify sputum to make it easier to get out, and contains a Codeine derivative - dihydrocodeine - which is a cough suppressant. It is more useful with dry, non-productive coughs or to decrease cough when it is keeping you awake at night. ...Read more

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I accidentally took 3 tablespoons of hydromet instead of 3 teaspoons. Should I be concerned?

I accidentally took 3 tablespoons of hydromet instead of 3 teaspoons. Should I be concerned?

Not likely: This product is a cough syrup. Aside from containing a narcotic, it also has homatropine which would probably have given you some vision problems, dry mouth, etc. You should discuss the dose of 3 teaspoonfuls with your physician as well, especially if you drive or operate other machinery. ...Read more

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Can I take hydromet for toothache?

Can I take hydromet for toothache?

Yes, but: Hydromet is a cough medicine that has hydrocodone in it. That would help you with pain. Your best move would be to take care of the reason you have the toothache. ...Read more

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Is hydromet another type of codeine?

Is hydromet another type of codeine?

No: This medication has hydrocodone as the active opioid for cough suppression. They are both opioids but different. ...Read more

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Is hydromet syrup a decongestant?

Is hydromet syrup a decongestant?

Yes and no: Hydromet contains both a cough suppressant and an agent that reduces mucous which may be exactly what you need but it won't unblock a stuffy nose so technically it's not a decongestant. Phenylephrine and Pseudoephedrine are the only oral decongestant ingredients available in the US. ...Read more

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How long does hydromet stay in your system for a urine test?

How long does hydromet stay in your system for a urine test?

Ranges: There is no definitive answer to how long metabolites of any medication stay in the body, only ranges. ...Read more

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How long does 1 tsp of hydromet 5 1.5mg syrup stay in urine? I have never taken this before.

How long does 1 tsp of hydromet 5 1.5mg syrup stay in urine? I have never taken this before.

Why?: Why are you concerned? If this was prescribed it should not be a problem. If on the other hand it was not prescribed for you, maybe you should be concerned as it can hang around for several days. The standard 5 drug panel doe snot check for hydrocodone, however. May places do a more comprehsnive test for more drugs. ...Read more

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I accidentally took 1 tablespoon of hydromet cough syrup rather then 1 teaspoon. Should I be worried?

I accidentally took 1 tablespoon of hydromet cough syrup rather then 1 teaspoon. Should I be worried?

No: May be a bit drowsy. Wouldn't operate any heavy machines. Or drive. But should be out of system in a few hours ...Read more

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Hey doc I just accidentally took 15ml of hydromet syrup and I was wondering what it's gonna do to me my last dose was 4ish hours ago of about 5mls am I gonna be okay even though I just took triple the recommended dose for an adult?

Hey doc I just accidentally took 15ml of hydromet syrup and I was wondering what it's gonna do to me my last dose was 4ish hours ago of about 5mls am I gonna be okay even though I just took triple the recommended dose for an adult?

Depends: It depends on several factors. What other meds you are taking and your general health, and whether you have used alcohol or other recr. Drugs. Call poison control and you will be able to get your risks evaluated based on your overall health and advice as what to do next. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 5ml every 4hrs of hydromet and pseudo ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) 2 tablets every 6 hours. Is this too much? Or is this an overdose?

I was prescribed 5ml every 4hrs of hydromet and pseudo ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) 2 tablets every 6 hours. Is this too much? Or is this an overdose?

Mgt: If you can take one tablet of Sudafed instead of two, and manage your symptoms, a lower dose can be used.
Please ask your PCP as well. ...Read more

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Ate there any interactions between synthroid, hydromet and levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Ate there any interactions between synthroid, hydromet and levaquin (levofloxacin)?

No: But I would recommend synthroid (thyroxine) to be taken always on its own without food either early in morning or bedtime for maximal absorption. ...Read more

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Can I take delsym (dextromethorphan) 12 hour cough syrup during the day, and then my prescribed hydromet cough syrup at night? I want to make sure this is fine to do.

Can I take delsym (dextromethorphan) 12 hour cough syrup during the day, and then my prescribed hydromet cough syrup at night? I want to make sure this is fine to do.

Maintain: You should give your doctors plan and your body a chance to work. Not k owing your medical situation, I would call your prescribing doctor to let him know you are not happy with current plan. He will then give you a better option. But realize it will take some time. ...Read more

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I was prescribed hydromet syrup with hydrocodone. Will this make me throw up?

I was prescribed hydromet syrup with hydrocodone. Will this make me throw up?

Yes: One of the known side effects of opioids is with initial doses especially to have the side effect of nausea or vomiting. Some people based on genetics rather than the opiate per se will have more or less of an effect. Lowering the dose is likely to help. Often we provide adjunct meds to offset this side effect. One over the counter suggestion is diphenhydramine (Benadryl). ...Read more

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How long does a cough from acute bronchitis last? I have already seen my doctor and been given hydromet syrup to control the cough.

How long does a cough from acute bronchitis last? I have already seen my doctor and been given hydromet syrup to control the cough.

Acute is < 2 weeks.: The term "acute bronchitis" is a description of a problem, not a diagnosis. It could be viral, or a complication of smoking, or a mycoplasma infection, or asthma. It may take more than one visit to tell if your cough lasts more than two weeks. And young adults are susceptible to pertussis (whooping cough), which can last 3 months. Did you get your pertussis vaccine? ...Read more

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Is it safe to take hydromet for cough if I have lung disease?

Is it safe to take hydromet for cough if I have lung disease?

Depends: It depends on what type of lung disease you have. Hydromet has Atropine in it which dries secretions, making them harder to expell. ...Read more

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Should hydromet cough syrup make me throw up if codeine pills do?

Should hydromet cough syrup make me throw up if codeine pills do?

Hydrocodone: Hydromet syrup is a narcotic pain medicine with hydrocodone. It is generally considered stronger than codeine. Because they are different medications, it is hard to say what side effects you will have. I have seen patients who have nausea and emesis with Codeine and not with hydrocodone. I have also seen nausea and emesis with hydrocodone and not with codeine. Only way to know is to try it. ...Read more

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Will hydromet cough syrup make me throw up if mixed with codeine pills?

Will hydromet cough syrup make me throw up if mixed with codeine pills?

Hydromet & Codeine: Hello. Hydromet cough syrup contains hydrocodone. You should not mix that with codeine pills since that is mixing two different opioids (narcotics). It is possible that mixing the two could make you sick. 5mg of hydrocodone is in hydromet. It's possible that the hydrocodone in hydromet can be" temporarily " effective for treating whatever pain condition codeine is being used to treat. ...Read more

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I went to my doctor last Thursday with terrible cough, achy feeling and low grade fever. Tested negative for flu. Diagnosed with sinus infection and given hydromet syrup for cough. Also given prescription for azithromycin if it got worse. Got that filled

I went to my doctor last Thursday with terrible cough, achy feeling and low grade fever. Tested negative for flu. Diagnosed with sinus infection and given hydromet syrup for cough. Also given prescription for azithromycin if it got worse. Got that filled

Sinus infection: Sinus infections can sometimes be challenging to get better. Here are some suggestions. Take the prescribed medicines you outlined. If you are still having symptoms after completing the antibiotics, contact your doctor as you may need additional medicine. Other things you can do including saline rinses, humidifier, nasal decongestants, nasal steroids among others. Saline rinses are effective. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more