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What are the tests for lortab overdose?

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

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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

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What is the treatment for lortab overdose?

What is the treatment for lortab overdose?

ER: Any acute overdose of opiates and/or Acetaminophen should be done by emergency response personnel. Call 911 and have the person evaluated by emergency response individuals who can provide airway support in case of respiratory arrest. Further evaluation should include an evaluation by someone qualified in addiction medicine. ...Read more

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What is the antidote for a lortab overdose?

Antidote: Overdose from lortab is to be taken seriously. There are liver toxicity issues and the opioid overdose issues. You must seek immediate medical care. Both components may cause death. The best is not to overdose . Alway use medication as directed by your md. Make no changes unless approved by your md. ...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

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What is the antidote for a lortab overdose?

Antidote: Overdose from lortab is to be taken seriously. There are liver toxicity issues and the opioid overdose issues. You must seek immediate medical care. Both components may cause death. The best is not to overdose . Alway use medication as directed by your md. Make no changes unless approved by your md. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lortab overdose?

ER: Any acute overdose of opiates and/or Acetaminophen should be done by emergency response personnel. Call 911 and have the person evaluated by emergency response individuals who can provide airway support in case of respiratory arrest. Further evaluation should include an evaluation by someone qualified in addiction medicine. ...Read more

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Can lortabs relax you?

Can lortabs relax you?

Yes: Yes, sedation is one of the effects of lortab. They can relax you too much, also. ...Read more

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Could a lortab be out your system in 2days?

Lortab Duration: All patients metabolize medications such as Lortab (Hydrocodone/Acetamenophen) at different rates. After 2 days, it is likely that Lortab will no longer be in your system. ...Read more

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How safe is it to take lortab while brestfeedingl?

Risky: This is passed in the breast milk and puts the baby at risk to the effects of the narcotic. It is not recommended. ...Read more

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Lortab side effects.?

Several usually mild: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using lortab: blurred vision; constipation; difficulty breathing; dizziness; drowsiness; flushing; lightheadedness; mental/mood changes; nausea; vomiting. ...Read more

Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more