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I keep having chest pain with pressure that is unrelieved by pain medications (norco 5/325). Nothing on stress, ekg, or CT tests hi, starting in december of 2011, I had excruciating pain in my chest around the sternum and the between the shoulder blades t
Not heart pain: There are many sources of chest pain other than your heart. One of the more common is your esophagus. Another possibility is your pancreas. This is known as pancreatitis or inflammation of the pancreas. This can be a serious condition that may require hospitalization. See a gastroenterologist and possibly have an endoscopy. Lastly, a bronchoscopy may find the source in the lungs or wind pipe. ...Read more
Is it safe to take a low dosage of unisom (1/2 tablet) with pain medication (1 Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10-325)?
I've taken norco's for years, I don't want the fusion surgery suggested, and my insurance won't cover injections, I need stronger medication?
Not right action: Chronic narcotic medication for back pain will continue to lead to increasing doses due to tolerance issues & needs to be addressed via multifaceted approach that usually does not include a fusion which accounts for 10% of patients. See a pain management specialist for further treatment options other than injection, exercise, weight control, avoidance of tobacco, good sleep habits all play role. ...Read more
I am currently enrolled in a pain management facility. I have only had one appointment. The doctor was supposed to change my anti-inflammatory medication, but he just refilled my current prescription. Also, he offered to refill my 5mg Norco, but I refused
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When I asked dr. To compare percocet 7.75/325 to norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) his response was "they are different medications. That is not a comparison, is it?
They are!: But I suspect you wanted more than that! Percocet is oxycodone and Acetaminophen and Norco is hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Both are narcotic pain medications but Percocet requires a written prescription and cannot be "called in" to a pharmacy, whereas Norco can be e-scribed or called in. Either can be abused. ...Read more
My wife has moderate to severe Rheumatoid Arthritis. On few medications for RA. But can't take any NSAIDS at all. She is allergic to all Nsaids (rash n swell) all including the new nsaids celebrex. I hate 4 her to be on Norco for life. Any suggestions?
Diet: I know this might not fall under the realm of traditional medicine, but I have seen rather dramatic changes in patients who undergo a change to a vegan diet. There are some that believe that dairy products in particular can cause chronic inflammation that can worsen arthritis. Two good resources are- the china study and forks over knives. ...Read more
I have chronic interstitial cystitis. Tried several meds with limited success. Is it normal to be on a pain medication such as norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) long term?
Most of the time: Other treatments can be found for ic. Consult a urologist or urogynecologist. ...Read more
I am allergic to NSAIDs & Aspirin... Pcm prescribed Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (Hydrocod/Apap EQ) 5mg/325mg. Could you explain me for what is this medication?
What do you think of the combination of celebrex (celecoxib) and sulfasalazine to treat RA beside taking other medications such as methotrexate and Enbrel? Instead of Norco or motrin or tramadol
Depends on severity:
It depends on the severity and activity of your RA.
Enbrel and Methotrexate are great drugs if you have active. If it is not active Celebrex (celecoxib) and sulfasalazine are alternatives. We discourage people to use narcotic painkillers for non cancer pain for the long term since it is very addictive and people become tolerant for the doses and expect increasing doses ...Read more
I have fibromyalgia Ra and poly arthritis I take humira 40 mg norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10 325mg. I lost my pain medication and now I'm in major pain and running a feve?
Can you tell me if on a pre employment drug test will hydrocodone (norco) and hydromorphone (dilaudid) show up as the same thing?
I had six teeth pulled yesterday and they had to stitch the gums up. Anyway my dentist gave me twenty Norco 5-325 and there not helping at all. I'm afraid to ask for something stronger for they might think I'm drug seeking. What can I do for the pain?
See them again: We cannot give specific drug advice here but contact their office to discuss being seen for ongoing discomfort ...Read more
Can a drug test determine the difference between lortab and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?
Will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) show up in a drug test 10/325 3 times a day last time I took it was 9:00pm will it show in a drug test the next morning at 9:00am?
Can a meconium drug test determine the difference between lortab and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?
Will a probation drug test tell the diffrence between a cough syurp with hydrocodone and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) with hydrocodone?
Not usually: A drug test is looking for the chemical hydrocodone which is the same no matter what it's in. Usually they will ask about what medications you are taking at the time of the test. In a probation situation you would likely need to have the prescription and name of the prescriber available for inspection. ...Read more
Can a lab tell the difference between vicodin and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) in a drug test?
No: They both contain the same active ingredients. ...Read more
How long will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or vicodin show up on a silvia drug screen my doctors will preform?
About 24 hours.: Hydrocodone, the active ingredient in both Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) and vicodin, has a relatively short half life, about 4 hours. This means that regardless of the amount of drug in your system, half of it will be eliminated in the period of the half-life. To be safe, one should allow at least four to five half-lives to pass after ingestion of the drug. 4 to 5 x 4 hours = 16-20 hours. Www. Opiatecure. Com. ...Read more
Severe RA. Dr. prescribed Actemra (tocilizumab) inj. Plaqunil. Methotrexate. Sulfasalazine. Norco. Folic acid. What 2 watch out for? Any concerns from theses drugs?
All drugs have: Side-effects, but this combination is usually well tolerated! ...Read more
If I take 10mg of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) at 6pm, will it show up on a urine drug screen at 11:00 The next day?
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I did a urine drug test for pain management-my norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) was positive but my tramidol neg. How is that possible, considering I took tramidol that morning?
Is it safe to take norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) and soma? What are the interactions between these two drugs. I got prescription from dentist for norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) and use Soma for my back. Safe?
Not necessarily: Soma is a very poor muscle relaxant meant for short term use only. It's metabolites are barbiturates, which cause sedation as well as withdrawal. Combine the sedative effects from Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) with the Soma and it may cause increased sedation which could have serious side effects. You should alert you pcp that you are taking these two drugs prescribed by two different providers. ...Read more