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Lortab And Sciatica
Im on pain management for low back pain i take lortab 10 up to 3 times a day i don't take them much will i still pass my drug test
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
In MVA 10dys ago. Had bulging discs in neck. Severe neck and low back pain. Lortabs don't help. ER won't help. What should I be taking 4 pain?
I take lortab 10/500 for cronic low back pain. Today i'm running a fever of 100.6 can t take a tylenol (acetaminophen) 500 mg to get the fever down with lortab?
What can help with my gastritis? I am on norcos (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) for sciatica. But every time i take them i get a horrible pain on the very top portion of my stomach.
Hello, I want to Know if its appropriate to ask my 0B to prescribe Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or something For severe sciatica pain? its so bad it makes me cry and nosleep
Primary Care: if your OB is your primary care, it is reasonable to get pain medication for back pain from them. Sciatica, pain that shoots down the leg from a spinal source, can be from disk herniation, pelvic disorders, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, and from other causes!! Some sciatic pain is related to obstetric or gynecological causes, and further evaluation if needed may be initiated by your doctor. ...Read more
Can norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) stop working after a year? I take it for ra/ severe back pain/sciatica but my dr wont change it i wake up stiff and in tons of pain
Yes: Everyone becomes tolerant to opiate pain medications if used chronically. We worry about this all the time, however ask your doctor to switch your medicine to another medication to see if this works. If not, ask for a pain management referral. However you should be aware that this will happen again no matter what opiate you use. Sometimes having a pain medication holiday can be helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lortab pain relief: Hello. Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen (Lortab) is very useful for dull, aching, throbbing pain. Of course not everyone is going to respond to it. Response is based in part on how Lortab is metabolized through your liver. Poor metabolizers will avoid this med because of noting too many side effects. Some metabolize it too fast. Risk of unintentional overdose from taking too many pills to get relief. ...Read more
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