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Takin a lots of pain killer (norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) kepra, metformin, stool softener) have a constipation and rash on the face. What shoul I do to help my skin?

Takin a lots of pain killer (norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) kepra, metformin, stool softener) have a constipation and rash on the face. What shoul I do to help my skin?

Side effect: Rash could be side effect of one of the meds. Try to remember time frame of when rash started and if it corresponded to starting one of these meds (like kepra). Talk to your doctor about it as well. Good luck.

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Mineral oil for constipation, can it induce labor?

Mineral oil for constipation, can it induce labor?

Not likely: Mineral oil is relatively mild when used as directed and not in excess or for prolonged periods of time.

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What is the most powerful pain killer?

What is the most powerful pain killer?

There are many: There are many type of pain killers it depends upon the type of pain your trying to eliminate. Most dental pain is caused by localized inflammation in a particular area do to infection or trauma to a specific area. If your trying to eliminate pain from the central nervous system then you need something in the codiene family. Otherwise the nsaids work fine.

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Is taking a broken pain killer dangerous?

Is taking a broken pain killer dangerous?

If it's long acting: Pain medication like ms contin (morphine) or Oxycontin then yes, you shouldn't take it. If it's regular release, you can if you were desperate.

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What exactly is the fastest pain killer ever known?

Not a good question: For what purpose, for what indication, how administered? And why?

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What is the most potent pain killer ever synthesized?

What is the most potent pain killer ever synthesized?

The human brain: In traumatic situations (after a car accident) people report that they did not feel pain, until help arrived. The unconscious brain goes into action and numbs the pain, possibly to insure survival as much as possible. Hypnosis activates this unconscious mechanism in helping people manage chronic pain. It can be used for migraines, back pain and dental work.

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Is there really a thing such a chronic bck pain and taking pain killer forever?

Depends: You are very young to have chronic back pain. Physical therapy would be the best initial treatment. You may need to see a doctor as there are other ailments which you may have that can be treated.

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Pain killer causing itching?

Pain killer causing itching?

Yes: Nausea, itching, sedation, and constipation are the most common side effects of opioid medications.

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Swelling from medicine pain killer?

Swelling from medicine pain killer?

Swelling: Opioids (if that is what you are taking) can cause fluid retention. If this is general swelling then it could be an adverse reaction or allergy - I would have your doctor check it out.

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Side effects of pain killer named endopar?

Side effects of pain killer named endopar?

Must be other nation: Do not recognize the brand endopar. Can you write its generic name? You must be from a country outside the states, where brand names differ.

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Is morphine the highest degree of pain killer?

Morphine: Morphine is the gold standard and even today most medications are compared to morphine. However there are other medications that are more potent.

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What's an effective prescription pain killer?

What's an effective prescription pain killer?

Vast array: Maybe you could narrow the scope of your question by indicating severity and type of pain. Take care.

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What can people do about pain killer addiction?

generally yes: Neurochemistry of addiction and physical dependence are different. You need to start with a very truthful conversation with yourself as to why you are taking these medicines really. If it is for actual pain relief, and you are getting some degree of relief and improvement of function, they may be appropriate. Once you understand why you are taking them, have an honest conversation with your md.

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Most preferred pain killer/natural home remedy?

No such thing: The best one is the one that works the best for you.

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Sever pain in my arm after a pain killer injection?

Sever pain in my arm after a pain killer injection?

Arm pain: A simple injection in the arm should not produce severe pain. Please have it checked out to make sure you are not developing crps.

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Advice some pain killer, can b taken during periods.?

Advice some pain killer, can b taken during periods.?

Combo meds: Anti-inflammatory meds are typically the most useful agents to combat the pain of menstral cycle symptoms. But if otc nsaids do not giving you the relief you need, try mixing them with acetominophen products taken at same time. They work by different mechanisms and can have additive benefits. If still problematic, ask you doc for some toradol (stronger nsaid) to be taken for only few days/period.

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How long does a hydrocodone pain killer relieve pain?

How long does a hydrocodone pain killer relieve pain?

3-4 hours: Hydrocodone is relatively short acting, and with severe pain it may be as short as 2-3 hours. Doctors often prescribe it for every 6-8 hours, but it almost never lasts that long, although the tylenol (acetaminophen) in it might.

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