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I have chronic pain. Always inflamed. Only affects upper back and neck. Slight bulge c2 and 3. I was getting trigger point injections but those quit working. Norco 5/325 was like taking nothing. I don't know what else to do. Have also tried cymbalta and a
C5-6 pain: You may have more than C2-3 but C5-6 will give you upper back neck and shoulder pain. Our best results are with site specific catheter delivered medications. You need to be examined and make sure you have an up to date MRI. Should prevent surgery in most cases great response so long as you follow up with neural flossing exercises.\See a well qualified pain physician ...Read more
I'm 35 weeks pregnant and taking up to 3 norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10mg a day. Will my baby be addicted? I'm doing my best to quit :(
Possible: If you are addicted the baby could be addicted. Talk to your doctor about getting help. If you have discussed it with your doctor and are getting help you will have some legal protections if the baby is born addicted and the nursery will be alerted to look out for and manage this in your baby. The fact that you are trying says a lot for the kind of caring mother you are going to be. Good luck. ...Read more
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
I've taken norco's for years, I don't want the fusion surgery suggested, and my insurance wont 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Refills: Refills are not any issue. However - with opioids most MD's in the US will and should not just issue refills without you being seen. ...Read more