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Is there a stronger pain medicine than hydrocodone?

Is there a stronger pain medicine than hydrocodone?

Yes: Oxycododone. And there are other formulations that have differing strengths. ...Read more

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Ondansetron (Definition)

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Is there a non-drowsy antiemetic agent that causes less constipation than zofran (ondansetron)?

Is there a non-drowsy antiemetic agent that causes less constipation than zofran (ondansetron)?

Ginger?: Depends on cause of nausea. Sometimes standard anti emetics at low dose are effective and do not cause drowsiness. Ginger? ...Read more

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Is there anything stronger and/or faster than Zofran (ondansetron) odt8mg. Pills for quick use when needed for preventing a cyclic vomiting spell?

Is there anything stronger and/or faster than Zofran (ondansetron) odt8mg. Pills for quick use when needed for preventing a cyclic vomiting spell?

See below: A higher dose of zofran can cause several side effects. You can, however, alternate zofran with a few other anti-emetics so different types of meds are used, thereby reducing the toxicity but hopefully improving your nausea symptoms. Ask your doctor if it is medically indicated & safe for you. Examples include compazine, reglan, & phenergan (promethazine). ...Read more

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Is there a stronger option than oxycodone for pain control after a tonsillectomy?

Is there a stronger option than oxycodone for pain control after a tonsillectomy?

Pick your Pain Pill: Oxycodone works differently in different people. Because of variability between people and their pain receptors, different opioids are worth trying if you feel your pain is not significantly better. Your physician may first try increasing the dose or shortening the dosing interval. If this fails to work, your physician can consider a switch to another agent which may work profoundly better. ...Read more

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Is there anything stronger than promethazine/codine for cough?Because it isn't working for me

Is there anything stronger than promethazine/codine for cough?Because it isn't working for me

Codeine is: A powerful cough supressant. If this is not helping, you might have asthma. Go back to your doctor and have him reassess your case if your cough is persisting despite codeine. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that is stronger than amoxicillan?

Is there a medication that is stronger than amoxicillan?

It depends.....: Amoxicillin is an antibiotic but it only works on certain types of bacteria. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is broader spectrum and it treats more kinds of bacteria so you could say its "stronger". ...Read more

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Is there a stronger pain medicine than hydrocodone for an ankle arthroscopy?

Is there a stronger pain medicine than hydrocodone for an ankle arthroscopy?

Different yes: There are narcotic pain medications for pain relief of which hydrocodone is one. There ar other preparations that maybe more effective than one or another and can be tried. In addition, there are non-narcotic pain mediations that can be just as effective. ...Read more

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Is the sancuso transdermal patch for chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting really any better than pill medications or is it about equal in effect?

Is the sancuso transdermal patch for chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting really any better than pill medications or is it about equal in effect?

"non-inferior": Sancuso = granisetron in a transdermal patch. A study compared the granisetron patch with granisetron pills. Statistically speaking, there was "non-inferiority;" in other words, one was as effective as the other. The advantage is in the convenience of the patch compared with taking a pill several times a day. (study was by Boccia RV et al, published in Support Care Cancer. 2011;19(10):1609.) ...Read more

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Is there a stronger medicine than percocet for treating my fibromyalgia and back pain?

Is there a stronger medicine than percocet for treating my fibromyalgia and back pain?

Truly fibromyalgia?: It is also important to ensure that you don't have otherwise correctable tendinopathies, vit d deficiency, abnormal postural syndromes, leg length discrepencies, symptomatic spondylosis, unresolved ligament sprains, or hormone deficiencies, etc. These are all exceedingly common yet frequently missed (or misdiagnosed) as "fibromyalgia", yet none will respond well to opiates in the long run. ...Read more

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Is there a pill pain reliever stronger than vicodin?

Yes: Oxycodone or Oxymorphone are stronger but also riskier and more addictive. Opana is the trade name of one such med, Dilaudid is another. ...Read more

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Is there a stronger pain medication than morphine for back pain?

Is there a stronger pain medication than morphine for back pain?

Not really: Depending your dose and the formulation. If you are using a long acting morphine then there is no stronger form. However, you could have break though pain. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a medication which is stronger than tramadol but less than MS Contin (morphine) ?

Is there a medication which is stronger than tramadol but less than MS Contin (morphine) ?

Different doses of: MS Contin (morphine) and different doses of other Opiods. Slippery slope. Tolerance to opiods and addiction is real and common especially in the Young. ...Read more

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What is the best medication to treat my migraine pain? Is there any one medication that works better than others for migraine headaches? .

What is the best medication to treat my migraine pain? Is there any one medication that works better than others for migraine headaches?

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Everyone different: To stop headaches, most doctors would recommend triptans (such as frova, relpax, (eletriptan) maxalt, zomig, etc.), but ergotamines are also of value. Maybe best to prevent and could use botox, depakote, topirimate, beta-blockers, but also might consider otc items such as butterbur, riboflavin, coq-10, feverfew, magnesium. ...Read more

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Is there a better prescription than adderal for add? Is it worth trying the different drugs?

Is there a better prescription than adderal for add?  Is it worth trying the different drugs?

It's worth trying: If you are experiencing significant side effects or a sub-optimal response from Adderall it's worth considering trying other medications. While there isn't a "better" drug for everyone, there may be a better one for you personally. The only way to really know is to try, under proper medical supervision, of course. There is a longer acting of Adderall (or close enough to it) called vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more

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Sertraline had much better anxiolytic properties than for me, than prosac is there an third alternative?

Sertraline had much better anxiolytic properties than for me, than prosac is there an third alternative?

Non-SSRI: Both sertraline (zoloft) and fluoxetine (prozac) belong to an antidepressant class known as ssris that have sexual side effects in some patients. Depending on your diagnosis, medication such as buspar, (buspirone) Remeron & others might be a "third option" with a different side effect profile -discuss this with your doc. ...Read more

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Is Xanax (alprazolam) the fastest acting panic/anxiety attack medicine? Seems to take like 30mins for it to work for me. Is there such a med that takes a few mins?

Is Xanax (alprazolam) the fastest acting panic/anxiety attack medicine? Seems to take like 30mins for it to work for me. Is there such a med that takes a few mins?

Xanax (alprazolam): If you are on Xanax (alprazolam) XR - xanax (alprazolam) would be faster. Really must encourage you to learn non-pharmacological ways to deal with panic and anxiety. Take care. ...Read more

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What is alternative medicine that is stronger than hydrocodone?

What is alternative medicine that is stronger than hydrocodone?

Depends: Depends on source/cause of pain.Strongest narcotic regularly used is probably Fentanyl.Oxycodone & combinations of it like Percodan/Percocet are quite strong but even these aren't as good as simple ibuprofen for some types of pain that are inflammatory.Also, some people just respond better to one med than another.Talk w/your dr. if you need pain relief. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Zofran (Definition)

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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more