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What is the appropriate dosage range for lortab elixir?

What is the appropriate dosage range for lortab elixir?

Recommended dose: for adult: 11.25mL every 4–6 hrs; max 67.5mL/day. Always ask your doctor about your medication. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

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How can I get my doctor to increase my lortab dosage from 7.5 mg to 10 mg?

Lortab: Why would you want an increase. Firstly lortab should be used for short duration only. Secondly your doctor will decide on an increase based on his assessment of the situation. There has to be a reason that is justified for the increase. Just because you want it does not mean he will do it. ...Read more

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How long after taking lortab 10 mg do I have to wait to take an 8 mg dose of subutex?

Lortab & Subutex: You need to stop lortab for at least 24 hours and be in full withdraw for subutex induction. The dosage for subutex will be determined by your doctor during the induction. Please see a doctor before taking subutex. ...Read more

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Taking 10/325 lortab 3 times a day.Started @ lower dose but now here I am 1.5years later hooked.I got off ativan (lorazepam) alone.Need safe taper plan for lortab?

Taking 10/325 lortab 3 times a day.Started @ lower dose but now here I am 1.5years later hooked.I got off ativan (lorazepam) alone.Need safe taper plan for lortab?

Opioid use: Congratulations for recognizing the need to lower your narcotic use. Ask your doctor for recommendations for other ways of treating the medical issues for which you started taking hydrocodone. I often draw up a plan for a slow taper that first lowers dose at the time pain is least. Meditation or mindfulness training can help manage pain and keep you focussed on your goal. ...Read more

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What is the maximum amount of time Lortab will show on a lab urine test. Last dose was 10 or 11 days ago. Will it show on the test. ?

Should be all gone: It may vary depending on your Hx - but I've read72 hrs to clear system - so you're good. But why the worry? If you have a Rx - it's perfectly legal. If you don't..... It's a foolish thing to mess with since you can really hurt yourself. But it looks like you're good! ...Read more

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My face has sweelled up more in the last 3 hours after taking first dose of clindmaycin and lortab.. I went to sleep now face is huge! Freaking out is this normal tooth abcess on upper right?

My face has sweelled up more in the last 3 hours after taking first dose of clindmaycin and lortab.. I went to sleep now face is huge! Freaking out is this normal tooth abcess on upper right?

Go to ER: If you have had a dramatic increase in swelling you need to go to the ER now. The infection could be out of control or you could be having a dangerous allergic reaction to your medicines. Do not drive. Call 911 if you have no ride or are not very close to a hospital (less than 5 minutes) ...Read more

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What does a lortab 30 look like?

No such thing: Lortab only comes in 2.5mg, 5mg, 7.5mg and 10mg doses. There is no lortab 30mg. ...Read more

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What happens if u take a lortab every once in a while?

Not much: Hopefully, you're taking it for relief of moderately severe pain and not for recreation, but an occasional Lortab will not do much harm to most people. Overusing it can cause several complication including liver failure, respiratory depression, addiction, and death. Use it only as prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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What are the tests for lortab overdose?

Lortab overdose: Blood levels of hydrocodone and Acetaminophen as well as liver functions tests would be the appropriate lab test to order. The patient should be evaluated acutely in an emergency room after being transported there by 911 responders, and also have an addiction medicine evaluation. ...Read more