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What does hydro co/apap 7.5-325 mean?

What does hydro co/apap 7.5-325 mean?

A pain reliever: Hydro co/apap is a common pain reliever consisting of hydrocodone (7.5milligrams) and Acetaminophen (325 mg). Hydrocodone is a prescription narcotic and Acetaminophen (apap) is an over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). They work in combination to relieve pain. ...Read more

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What is propoxyphene-n/apap used for?

What is propoxyphene-n/apap used for?

Narcotic Pain Killer: Generally for mild to moderate pain not controlled with other non-narcotic modalities. It is habit-forming and as such is a controlled substance under the DEA schedule III drugs. ...Read more

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What is propoxyphene-n/apap used for?

What is propoxyphene-n/apap used for?

Treat pain: But propoxyphene (or Darvon) is no longer available in the US. This product, which is chemically quite close to methadone, was felt by many authorities to be an expensive and potentially dangerous placebo, and many studies of darvon failed to show any real analgesic effect outside of the apap (tylenol) part. The n is the salt form -napsylate (instead of hydrochloride). Was taken off market in 90s ...Read more

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How many apap codeine pills can you take without overdose?

How many apap codeine pills can you take without overdose?

Depends...: Individual sensitivities vary, with rare cases of overdose from just two pills. Never take more than prescribed. ...Read more

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5 gram of apap (paracetemol) in less than 24 hours? How dangerous?

5 gram of apap (paracetemol) in less than 24 hours? How dangerous?

Don't do it again: You took this in divided doses, I trust. This is a bit higher than the "safe dose" of no more than a gram every 4-6 hours, maximum 3 or 4 grams daily depending whose recommendation you read. You also know that 6 grams all at once can make you quite sick, and 10 grams or more at once can kill you. Do be careful and thanks for writing. ...Read more

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Will hydroco/apap 5-500 may me sleepy?

Will hydroco/apap 5-500 may me sleepy?

Yes!: Yes it can. It can also make you dizzy and impair your motor control. Always take the lowest dose effective for your pain. Never take when you will need to drive or operate machinery ...Read more

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My mom took 3.5 hydroco/apap pills. Will she be okay?

My mom took 3.5 hydroco/apap pills. Will she be okay?

Acetaminophen: Hi. Acetaminophen (aka Tylenol) can become toxic in doses exceeding 4 grams in a 24-hour period. 3.5 pills (even strongest Acetaminophen dose of 500 mg/pill) will not exceed the safe Acetaminophen dose. Warn her of the Acetaminophen risk. If pain is severe, her doctor can write her for a narcotic that does not contain acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to overdose on hydrocodone or apap?

Is it possible for me to overdose on hydrocodone or apap?

Yes: Hydrocodone is a narcotic and can stop respiration (breathing) if you take enough. How much is different for every person and whether they are tolerant to narcotics from long usage. APAP is Tylenol (acetaminophen)-overdose is the leading cause for needing liver transplant in USA today. We are very, very careful about APAP dose these days. Don't take it if you have liver disease already. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a perscription called hydroc/apap?

What are the side effects of a perscription called hydroc/apap?

Dependence: One of the most imprtane side effects to know about is tolerance and dependence, which can lead to addiction. Other side effects include constipation, lightheadedness dizziness, tiredness, nausea and vomitting, rash, itching, and psychomotor impairment. ...Read more

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What is the difference between tramadol/APAP 37.5mg/325mg and tramadol 50mg?

What is the difference between tramadol/APAP 37.5mg/325mg and tramadol 50mg?

With/without Tylenol (acetaminophen): tramadol/APAP 37.5mg/325mg = 37.5mg/tablet tramadol, a narcotic-like pain med, plus 325mg APAP=acetaminophen (as in Tylenol) as an augmenting pain med, the generic ingredients of Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen). Tramadol 50mg = 50 mg/tablet tramadol without any augmenting agent, Thus the 50 mg tab is more narcotic med. Without the acetaminophen; the other is a lower quantity of tramadol with acetaminophen help. ...Read more

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Is 15 mg of hydrocodone (1500mg apap) too much for someone that weighs 125-130 lbs?

Is 15 mg of hydrocodone (1500mg apap) too much for someone that weighs 125-130 lbs?

Probably: hydrocodone comes mixed usually with Tylenol (acetaminophen) at 5mg, 7.5mg and 10mg. What dose is too much depends on how long you have been taking this med. I would certainly not start a patient at that dose. When you take this you should not drive or drink or operate machinery. If you find yourself nodding out, falling asleep or exhibiting a change in your behavior please seek help. ...Read more

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I have severe back problems., can't have surgery. Could I take oxycod/apap 7.5, what to do?

I have severe back problems., can't have surgery. Could I take oxycod/apap 7.5, what to do?

There are many: Potential options for non surgical care including modifying life style such as not smoking, staying trim &exercising regularly along with physical therapy or chiropractic, acupuncture, other medications depending on any contraindications: NSAIDs, Lyrica, Neurontin, Cymbalta, Amytriptyline, Tylenol (acetaminophen). Sometimes an elastic back support or inversion table help. Pain management options too, ie ESI ...Read more

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Is expired hydrocodone apap syrup safe?

Expired meds: Expired meds, including hydrocodone, still have potency, but perhaps not as much as the fresh medication. There is no danger in taking them, with rare exceptions. ...Read more

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How much hydrocodone/apap can I take safely?

You need to ask the: Doctor who prescribed it, or the pharmacist who filled the prescription. If it is not prescribed, the answer is easy - zero. The safe dose is not only limited by the amount of hydrocodone, but more so by the amount of Acetaminophen (apap). The current recommendation is no more than 2 grams/day for chronic users, and never more than 4 grams per day. If your pills have 325 mg, that is 6 pills/day. ...Read more

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Could hydrocodone/apap 10/325 keep you up at night?

Not likely: Hydrocodone is usually sedating, although some people do get energized from opioids, and you may be one of those. However, 10 mg is not a high dose, and one would not expect a lot of either sedation or energizing or stimulation. ...Read more

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How long does hydrocodone apap 5/500 stay in your system?

How long does hydrocodone apap 5/500 stay in your system?

Hydrocodone: This depends on how much you take at one time. Usually the parent drug should be fully metabolized in about 4-6 hours ...Read more

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What are the effects of overdose on migraten (apap/caffeine/isometheptene mucate)?

Serious: Acetaminophen (apap) is one of the most commonly overdosed over-the-counter medications; overdose can seriously damage the liver & can kill. Isometheptene overdose can raise the blood pressure & heart rate to dangerous levels. Blood pressure high enough can cause blindness, heart attack, stroke. It is very important not to take more than instructed of any prescribed or over-the-counter medication. ...Read more