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Wisdom tooth have been removed but pain medication is not enough. Is okay to take hydromet with other medications?
Days: It's half life is 4 to 6 hours so it can remain in your system for days. ...Read more
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
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
I took my prescribed dose of hydromet syrup 3 hrs ago, but now i'm coughing again. It says i'm only supposed to take it every 6 hrs. What should I do?
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
Ranges: There is no definitive answer to how long metabolites of any medication stay in the body, only ranges. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer