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What do lortab 10's show up as on drug tests and how long until they are out of your system? (if you are a rare user)

What do lortab 10's show up as on drug tests and how long until they are out of your system? (if you are a rare user)

1 to 3 days: Lortab is a combination of hydrocodone in tylenol (acetaminophen). Whether or not it shows up on a drug test depends on the type of test that is done. A single dose of hydrocodone may show up on very sensitive urine tests for1 to 3 days. However, it depends on the individual person, the test, and the laboratory. ...Read more

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How long will it take lortab to leave your system?

Half life: Half life of lortab is 3.8 to 6 hours.That means half of the med is out of your system in approx 4hours average, so it stays in small amounts for 72 hours and no more than that but you can hasten it by drinking more fluids but 72 hours is maximum. ...Read more

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Does a dr prescribe lortab for severe arthritis in the knees?

Possibly: Lortab is hydrocodone with acetaminophen(tylenol). It is an narcotic painkiller and it can be used for this purpose if indicated. Usually it is best to try non-narcotic medication first if possible due to the potential for side effects and dependency problems however in the right patient it can be helpful. ...Read more

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I was prescribed lortab 10 for my arthritis. Will crushing them help them work faster in easing my pain?

May be : Crushing any tablets may expedite the action. Lortab is an immediate release medication and crushing will not significantly increase effective dose. Nevertheless modification of drugs is not advised by manufacturer. ...Read more

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I have been taking lortab for pain for along time now . It used to work really well now not so much can I get something different for back pain?

I have been taking lortab for pain for along time now . It used to work really well now not so much can I get something different for back pain?

Refer to answer: Always there is a cause for acute and chronic pain. Just taking pain medication is not the answer to the problem. You need to have a complete work up to find the causes. Have your doctor to do the following tests CBC diif esr. Ana, ra, crp=quantitative, uric acid, hba1c, tsh, lipids. From the above and complete history and physical we can always can find the reason and treat. ...Read more

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Is lortab effective as a treatment for arthritic knees?

Maybe: It can be. I would certianly use and anti-inflammatory as well (or even first). ...Read more

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If I start using macujo method six weeks before taking hair test will it work? I took lortabs...not frequently but about six 10 milligrams at once

If I start using macujo method six weeks before taking hair test will it work? I took lortabs...not frequently but about six 10 milligrams at once

Absolutely: no guarantees other than when done you will probably want to shave your head for as bad as your hair will look. The multiple sites online promoting this method do not make any guarantees, It would be easier to stop using illicit drugs. ...Read more

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Is it safe taking lortabs during pergancy?

It depends: I hope you are not thinking that a medication will have no effect at all with the child you are carrying. Most drugs have warnings in the pregnant patient as they have not been studied extensively in this population. Lortab is hydrocodone with Acetaminophen and depending on the dose you are taking and the chronicity of your intake. You need to discuss this with ob. Neonaltal withdrawal is a risk. ...Read more