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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

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

Talk to your doctor : Something is fishy. Talk to your doctor. What's happening with the remainder. If the doctor does not find out soon, someone will. For your own benefit, be honest with your doctor. It will do you both good. ...Read more

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Dr. Walter Husar
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

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


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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?

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?

Avoid narcotics: Narcotics do not work very well for this type of pain and have a very high addiction rate. Stick with Motrin and Tylenol together, but an alternative therapies like stretching, massage, and heat. The more you move around the better you will get. ...Read more

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I take lortab 10/500 for cronic low back pain. Today i'm running a fever of 100.6 can t take a tylenol 500 mg to get the fever down with lortab?

I take lortab 10/500 for cronic low back pain. Today i'm running a fever  of 100.6 can t take a tylenol 500 mg to get the fever down with lortab?

Tylenol: Depends on the amount of tylenol you are using during the day. If you only take one hydro/apap a day then an additional tylenol is safe. ...Read more

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How effective is Lortab for alleviating pain?

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

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Is there one medication that can replace lyrica, lortab, and my pain patches?

Is there one medication that can replace lyrica, lortab, and my pain patches?

No: Each drug has a seaprate mechanism of action. Lortab a strong morphine like pain killer-hydrocodone combined with Acetaminophen (tylenol); Lyrica an anticonvulsant medication (pregabilin), and your pain patches could be a local anesthetic (lidoderm), a non steroidal anti inflammatory (flectorpatch) or another morphine like drug (fentanyl patch); no single drug will have all those actions. ...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 it safe to drink while taking lortab for pain?

Is it safe to drink while taking lortab for pain?

Alcohol and pain med: You should never drink while taking any pain medication, increases the risk of stopping breathing. ...Read more

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I've been prescribed lortab recently for pain,Also prescribed xanax Took lortab 2hrs ago,When is it okay to have xanax again?

I've been prescribed lortab recently for pain,Also prescribed xanax Took lortab 2hrs ago,When is it okay to have xanax again?

Medication effects: Thank you for information about back pain. Lortab is a narcotic with many side effects and habit forming. Using Xanax with Lortab may increase dizziness and difficulty concentrating. Some people may experience impairment in thinking and judgment. See Orthopedic Physician for Diagnosis of back pain, have MRI and treatment. See Psychiatrist for Therapy for stresses and Pain management program ...Read more

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I have trilgelmial negratic. In my face. I'm taking 450 trilepal can I take a lortab 2.5 along with it to help the pain.?

Yes, but...: Trigeminal neuralhgia is a painful neuropathic condition. Ideally you should not take these two medications together. Opioids alone do not generally help. Multimodal approach to your condition is usually the best option. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Sciatica (Definition)

Sciatica is a symptom describing pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It results from injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve, which starts in the lower spine and runs down the ...Read more


Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

Hydrocodone|acetaminophen is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more