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This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
What's an alternative to norco for pancreatitis pain? Prefer something less harsh on liver, but pain control is a must as it is debilitating sometime
At one time? Yes,: this exceeds usual adult dosage and is not recommended ...Read more
Is there anything in Norco or anything about hepatitis C or liver damages that can cause false cocaine results in a mouth swab test?
Not that I know of: Norco is a combination of acetaminophen (which you should be very cautious with if you have hep C) and hydrocodone, and am unaware of any false positives with either drug, or with hep C. Any positive on either a urine or saliva test should be subjected to confirmation, which can tell a false positive from a true one. ...Read more
Is long-term oxycodone (opana) use safer than long-term vicodin or norco use, since the former contains no acetaminophen which harms the liver?
Possibly: Most medications are processed through your liver. Normally, a healthy liver will easily process and eliminate acetaminophen. However, if the liver is abnormal or exposed to excess amounts of acetaminophen, then severe harm could result. Remember that all opioids (opana, vicodin, etc) must be taken carefully under your physician's guidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: That is a lot of medication all at once. Make sure u check liver and kidney function every 6 months. ...Read more
Norco: Is a brand name, and a combination of two medications. One is hydrocodone, an opiod, the other is Acetaminophen found in tylenol. 10 refers to the milligram of hydrocodone. You should only use what your doctor prescribed and do not exceed 6 tablets daily as this builds up tolerance very quickly and high tylenol dose can hurt your liver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Norco safety: Norco is essentially hydrocodone with Acetaminophen (tylenol). Yes, it is safe for long-term use, but the adverse aspect of this is narcotic tolerance, and a need for higher doses. So the safest thing to do is to use this medication for the shortest duration tolerable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several effects: Norco is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Other trade names are vicodin and lorcet. Side effects of hydrocodone are similar to other narcotic pain medications: nausea, constipation, development of tolerance if used for prolonged periods. Acetaminophen has few side effects, but can lead to liver damage or liver failure if taken in excessive quantities over a short time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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