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Can you take half of a hydrocodone/acetaminophen (norco) pill to get half the dosage?

Can you take half of a hydrocodone/acetaminophen (norco) pill to get half the dosage?

Yes: The only pills generally not recommended to cut or crush are time-released longer acting opioid containing drugs, where disrupting the pill effects the time release. For an immediate release drug like Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (or vicodin, or lortab or any other), cutting it in half is fine. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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If i was.Allergic to a pill how long after taking it would i know i took norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) but i've took vicidion and lortab before what's the chance of allergy?

Minutes to hours: If you are allergic to a drug, the reaction usually occurs within minutes and 2 hours. However if the reaction is a rash , it may take several days. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is not a highly allergenic drug although you may get side effects from the opiate it contains. ...Read more

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My Pcp Dr gives me Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10/325 For Knee Pain. i don't like taking a pill everytime i wake up. what other things can i do. i already do exercises.

My Pcp Dr gives me Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10/325 For Knee Pain. i don't like taking a pill everytime i wake up. what other things can i do. i already do exercises.

Get help: Narcotics have no place in the treatment of a 22 year old with knee pain. See a rheumatologist or orthopedist and while you are at it find another PCP. ...Read more

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I accidently somehow took 2 5/325mg norco. Then I guess I forgot that I took them already and took 2 more. That was 1.5 hours ago, will I die?

Must be careful: Accidental overdose with Norco is one big reason why people are getting hurt and dying. If you are feeling tired, lethargic, shortness of breath, sleepy or other symptoms go to the ER. Most likely you will not be harmed this time, but you must be very very careful with these pain medications. Follow only your doctors regime, don't share meds, don't drink, and use the least amount necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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