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Is expired hydrocodone apap syrup safe?

Expired meds: Expired meds, including hydrocodone, still have potency, but perhaps not as much as the fresh medication. There is no danger in taking them, with rare exceptions. ...Read more

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Is regular vicodin or liquid hydrocodone apap 7.5 stronger?

Is regular vicodin or liquid hydrocodone apap 7.5 stronger?

The same: In the same dose, they are essentially the same. The liquid may be absorbed a little faster but both work equally in equal doses. ...Read more

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Paracetamol, ibuprofen, co codamol or codeine phosphate?

Paracetamol, ibuprofen, co codamol or codeine phosphate?

I don't see a ???: You list several meds but failed to ask a question. Please resubmit with a question. ...Read more

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IS tyLENOL (acetaminophen) 3 aDDICTIVE?

IS tyLENOL (acetaminophen) 3 aDDICTIVE?

Yes it can be: Tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 has codeine in it and that can be habit-forming and dependency can occur. ...Read more

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How addictive is oxycodone acetaminophen?

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How addictive is oxycodone acetaminophen?

Opiate addiction: All opiates have addiction potential. The more potent/powerful drug, the higher addiction potential. In general, people are more addicted to short acting opiate than long acting opiate. ...Read more

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What is stronger oxycodone, lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or vicodin?

What is stronger  oxycodone, lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or vicodin?

DEPENDS: It literally depends on the strength of the dose. It's like asking what weighs more - a pound of bricks or a pound of feathers? There are dosages of the oxycodone and hydrocodone that are relatively equal (supposedly) in potency or pain relieving strength. But medications (and dosages) can affect everyone differently. ...Read more

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Is oxycodone acetaminophen stronger than novoprofen?

Yes: Novoprofen is plain ibuprofen, same thing that is in Motrin and many other brands. Depends on what you mean by "stronger" to some extent. If you had inflammation, like a sprained ankle, Ibuprofen is likely to reduce that inflammation over time far more than tylenol (acetaminophen) and oxycodone. However, the oxycodone will have more effects on immediately reducing pain than Ibuprofen does. Also has more risks. ...Read more

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Is percocet 7.75/325 comparable to norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10/325?

Is percocet 7.75/325 comparable to norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10/325?

Similar : Percocet is oxycodone, while Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is hydrocodone. They are both pain medications for moderate to severe pain. In terms of potency the 2 preparations are about equal. However some patients may do better with one of the preparations. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is robaxin (methocarbamol) addictive?

Is robaxin (methocarbamol) addictive?

No: There are no addictive properties to any typical muscle relaxants ( excluding valium that can be used for muscle relaxation). ...Read more

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Effect of darvon-n tablet(propoxyphene napsylate)?

Effect of darvon-n tablet(propoxyphene napsylate)?

Off market: The drug was pulled off the market in the us last year due to adverse cardiac effects. ...Read more

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Cam anyone perscribe fiorinal with codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine)?

Cam anyone perscribe fiorinal with codeine (aspirin butalbital caffeine and codeine)?

Yes...but?: Anyone with a medical (or dental license) plus a dea controlled substance registration. ...Read more

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Does cyclabenzaprene boost norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

No: They are two separate pain medications working on different pathways. If taken under the supervision of a doctor they are safe. If they are experimented with they can be lethal. ...Read more

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Allergic to morphine, vicodin, codeine, nsaids. Chronically ill, looking for pain relief. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is useless. Tramadol ok? Other suggestions?

Painful situation: You have a difficult problem which is not uncommon. You need a concerned physician to review the reactions and what alternatives are available for treatment. Ideally you could see an allergist and a pain specialist to resolve this issue. Also i would be looking into alternative methods of controlling pain such as stress reduction meditation and even possibly acupuncture. ...Read more

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I'm taking 5-325mg percocet. What percocet contains no tylenol (acetaminophen)?

I'm taking 5-325mg percocet. What percocet contains no tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Different brands: many companies now make plain oxycodone with no tylenol (acetaminophen) in it. One of the companies is Roxanne, and their product is known as roxycodone, and comes in 5 mg and other strengths. ...Read more

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Is dilaudid stronger than demerol (meperidine hydrochloride)?

Is dilaudid stronger than demerol (meperidine hydrochloride)?

Both are potent drug: They are both potent drugs when given other than by an oral route. When taken by mouth, Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is less potent. ...Read more

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What does hydro co/apap 7.5-325 mean?

What does hydro co/apap 7.5-325 mean?

A pain reliever: Hydro co/apap is a common pain reliever consisting of hydrocodone (7.5milligrams) and Acetaminophen (325 mg). Hydrocodone is a prescription narcotic and Acetaminophen (apap) is an over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). They work in combination to relieve pain. ...Read more

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What is propoxyphene-n/apap used for?

What is propoxyphene-n/apap used for?

Narcotic Pain Killer: Generally for mild to moderate pain not controlled with other non-narcotic modalities. It is habit-forming and as such is a controlled substance under the DEA schedule III drugs. ...Read more

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What is propoxyphene-n/apap used for?

What is propoxyphene-n/apap used for?

Treat pain: but propoxyphene (or Darvon) is no longer available in the US. This product, which is chemically quite close to methadone, was felt by many authorities to be an expensive and potentially dangerous placebo, and many studies of darvon failed to show any real analgesic effect outside of the apap (tylenol) part. The n is the salt form -napsylate (instead of hydrochloride). Was taken off market in 90s ...Read more

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How many apap codeine pills can you take without overdose?

How many apap codeine pills can you take without overdose?

Depends...: Individual sensitivities vary, with rare cases of overdose from just two pills. Never take more than prescribed. ...Read more

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5 gram of apap (paracetemol) in less than 24 hours? How dangerous?

5 gram of apap (paracetemol) in less than 24 hours? How dangerous?

Don't do it again: You took this in divided doses, i trust. This is a bit higher than the "safe dose" of no more than a gram every 4-6 hours, maximum 3 or 4 grams daily depending whose recommendation you read. You also know that 6 grams all at once can make you quite sick, and 10 grams or more at once can kill you. Do be careful and thanks for writing. ...Read more

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Will hydroco/apap 5-500 may me sleepy?

Will hydroco/apap 5-500 may me sleepy?

Yes!: Yes it can. It can also make you dizzy and impair your motor control. Always take the lowest dose effective for your pain. Never take when you will need to drive or operate machinery ...Read more

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My mom took 3.5 hydroco/apap pills. Will she be okay?

My mom took 3.5 hydroco/apap pills. Will she be okay?

Acetaminophen: Hi. Acetaminophen (aka Tylenol) can become toxic in doses exceeding 4 grams in a 24-hour period. 3.5 pills (even strongest Acetaminophen dose of 500 mg/pill) will not exceed the safe Acetaminophen dose. Warn her of the Acetaminophen risk. If pain is severe, her doctor can write her for a narcotic that does not contain acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to overdose on hydrocodone or apap?

Is it possible for me to overdose on hydrocodone or apap?

Yes: Hydrocodone is a narcotic and can stop respiration(breathing) if you take enough. How much is different for every person and whether they are tolerant to narcotics from long usage. APAP is Tylenol (acetaminophen)-overdose is the leading cause for needing liver transplant in USA today. We are very, very careful about APAP dose these days. Don't take it if you have liver disease already. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a perscription called hydroc/apap?

What are the side effects of a perscription called hydroc/apap?

Dependence: One of the most imprtane side effects to know about is tolerance and dependence, which can lead to addiction. Other side effects include constipation, lightheadedness dizziness, tiredness, nausea and vomitting, rash, itching, and psychomotor impairment. ...Read more

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What is the difference between tramadol/APAP 37.5mg/325mg and tramadol 50mg?

What is the difference between tramadol/APAP 37.5mg/325mg and tramadol 50mg?

With/without Tylenol (acetaminophen): tramadol/APAP 37.5mg/325mg = 37.5mg/tablet tramadol, a narcotic-like pain med, plus 325mg APAP=acetaminophen (as in Tylenol) as an augmenting pain med, the generic ingredients of Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen). Tramadol 50mg = 50 mg/tablet tramadol without any augmenting agent, Thus the 50 mg tab is more narcotic med. without the acetaminophen; the other is a lower quantity of tramadol with acetaminophen help. ...Read more

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Is 15 mg of hydrocodone (1500mg apap) too much for someone that weighs 125-130 lbs?

Probably: hydrocodone comes mixed usually with Tylenol (acetaminophen) at 5mg, 7.5mg and 10mg. What dose is too much depends on how long you have been taking this med. I would certainly not start a patient at that dose. When you take this you should not drive or drink or operate machinery. If you find yourself nodding out, falling asleep or exhibiting a change in your behavior please seek help. ...Read more

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I have severe back problems., can't have surgery. Could i take oxycod/apap 7.5, what to do?

I have severe back problems., can't have surgery. Could i take oxycod/apap 7.5, what to do?

There are many : potential options for non surgical care including modifying life style such as not smoking, staying trim &exercising regularly along with physical therapy or chiropractic, acupuncture, other medications depending on any contraindications: NSAIDs, Lyrica, Neurontin, Cymbalta, Amytriptyline , Tylenol (acetaminophen). Sometimes an elastic back support or inversion table help. Pain management options too, ie ESI ...Read more

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Is expired hydrocodone apap syrup safe?

Expired meds: Expired meds, including hydrocodone, still have potency, but perhaps not as much as the fresh medication. There is no danger in taking them, with rare exceptions. ...Read more

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How much hydrocodone/apap can I take safely?

You need to ask the: Doctor who prescribed it, or the pharmacist who filled the prescription. If it is not prescribed, the answer is easy - zero. The safe dose is not only limited by the amount of hydrocodone, but more so by the amount of Acetaminophen (apap). The current recommendation is no more than 2 grams/day for chronic users, and never more than 4 grams per day. If your pills have 325 mg, that is 6 pills/day. ...Read more

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Could hydrocodone/apap 10/325 keep you up at night?

Not likely: Hydrocodone is usually sedating, although some people do get energized from opioids, and you may be one of those. However, 10 mg is not a high dose, and one would not expect a lot of either sedation or energizing or stimulation. ...Read more

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How long does hydrocodone apap 5/500 stay in your system?

Hydrocodone: This depends on how much you take at one time. Usually the parent drug should be fully metabolized in about 4-6 hours ...Read more

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What are the effects of overdose on migraten (apap/caffeine/isometheptene mucate)?

Serious: Acetaminophen (apap) is one of the most commonly overdosed over-the-counter medications; overdose can seriously damage the liver & can kill. Isometheptene overdose can raise the blood pressure & heart rate to dangerous levels. Blood pressure high enough can cause blindness, heart attack, stroke. It is very important not to take more than instructed of any prescribed or over-the-counter medication. ...Read more