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Vicodin/norco side effects (for chronic pain) - do they lessen?

Vicodin/norco side effects (for chronic pain) - do they lessen?

No: The side effects need to be addressed. For example. For the most common side effect -the constipation you can take plenty of diatary fiber, colace, (docusate sodium) metamucil, senocot tabs, plenty of fluid. Exercise like walking also stimulates the bowels and helps.Very good would be adding acupuncture, meditation, homeopathy and other alt. Therapies to help the constipation , the pain and also the underlying problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

Hydrocodone|acetaminophen is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more


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Vicodin/norco constipation side effects (for chronic pain) - does it lessen with time?

Vicodin/norco constipation side effects (for chronic pain) - does it lessen with time?

ConstipationRelation: Chronic opioid use will inevitably affect GI motility because of the opioid receptors present in the GI tract. It is unavoidable but can be addressed. Since motility or peristasis, which moves intestinal contents in a coordinated fashion, is diminished a mild stimulant laxative is needed to encourage movement. An osmotic laxative also helps to add fluid to the stool to make it easier to pass. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

What are the side effects of using norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

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 more

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What are some possible side effects of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

What are some possible side effects of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Many: Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (hydrocodone with acetaminophen) has many side effect from dizzyness, sedation, constipation, and rash all the way to more serious side effects such as respiratory depression, liver toxicity, decreased platlet count, and anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

What are the common side effects of lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Typical for opiate: Loracet is hydrocodone combined with tylenol (acetaminophen). Side effects for opiates include nausea, vomiting, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, sweating, itching, and urinary retention. The most serious side effects occur at high doses and include somnulence (difficulty arousing), respiratory depression (slowing of breathing to dangerous level), reparatory arrest (stopping breathing) and death. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Norco (Definition)

Norco is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more