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A friend of mine mixes large amounts of prescription meds like norco, flexeril, and lyrica (pregabalin) together. Is this dangerous?

A friend of mine mixes large amounts of prescription meds like norco, flexeril, and lyrica (pregabalin) together. Is this dangerous?

Absolutely: Mixing various medications together could have very serious effects. Possible incompatibilities in mixing medications together in solution, antagonistic and synergistic effects can occur and should always check with your physician in compatibility of medications. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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My dr gave me Norco 10/325 & Phenergan (promethazine) 25 Mg For Knee Injury. & Gave Me Flexeril 5 Mg. Can i take all of them together or space them out by 2 hours.

My dr gave me Norco 10/325 & Phenergan (promethazine) 25 Mg For Knee Injury. & Gave Me Flexeril 5 Mg. Can i take all of them together or space them out by 2 hours.

All are sedating: This could be potently sedating cocktail for someone who is not already used-to (tolerant to) these medications. If instructions are unclear I would ask the prescribing doc how he or she intends you to take these. Usually Norco is taken preferentially as-needed for pain. Phenergan (promethazine) would be taken if you get nausea or itching from the Norco. Flexeril, however has a less clear role in knee injury ...Read more

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Hello My dr gave me a new muscle relaxer robaxin (methocarbamol) and norco and told me to stop flexeril. I forgot and took them at the same time. Should I be worried?

No need to worry: There is no need to worry. The combination may cause you to feel a bit sleepy or tired. Be careful if you are driving while using these. ...Read more

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Is it safe to to take flexeril approx 5 hours after taking norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)? I take 15mgs norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 2 or 3 times a day. Trying to wean off of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen).

Depends: Flexeril is a muscle relaxant with sedative properties. Driving and using alcohol are not recommended. Narcotics such as Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) can cause respiratory depression. Some medical conditions can complicate the use of medications, so care must be taken when using this combination of drugs. Therefore, it is best to consult your treating physician. ...Read more

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I have a bulging disk in my back, been operated on, its been 2 years and now some of the meds are making me sick why? Norcos, gabapentin 600, flexiril, motrin 800, i can't sleep also so im also taking ambin, im still in a lot of pain but now when i take s

Need evaluation: You need to have your back pain re-evaluated. You might have another bulging disc or re-herniated the same disc/area that was operated on or it could be another problem (stenosis, spondylolithesis). You should not be on all those meds. ...Read more

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