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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
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Vicodin Detox (Overview)

Vicodin is a pain medication that combines acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Detoxification in this context can either refer to relieving withdrawal symptoms in individuals dependent on Vicodin or to correcting an overdose of the medication.


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What are some tips to going through vicodin detox?

What are some tips to going through vicodin detox?

Help & support: Craving can be intense - human support (12 step meetings, counseling, groups) is critical. Achiness can be treated with hot packs, hot showers, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, diarrhea with pepto bismol or kaopectate. Avoidance of caffeine, a healthy diet also help. Sleep problems can respond to chamomille tea. Your doctor can prescribe meds to help as well that are not opiates to treat symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
9 doctors shared insights

Vicodin Detox (Overview)

Vicodin is a pain medication that combines acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Detoxification in this context can either refer to relieving withdrawal symptoms in individuals dependent on Vicodin or to correcting an overdose of the medication.


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How long does it take to detox from vicodin?

Depends: Each person is different. Depending on the treatment, it can be weeks to months. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to detox from vicodin at home without withdrawls?

Seek medical help: There are symptomatic meds that can help. If this is a long term problem, see a certified, experienced buprenorphine(suboxone) provider. ...Read more

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What can you do to detox off of vicidon?

What can you do to detox off of vicidon?

Seek medical support: Your doctor or specialist maybe able to help, other medication can be of assistance, whats important to also know is are your addicted to it or have you been on it a while and just physically dependent on it? The treatment would depend on this . Regardless it is a much more managable task when you seek professional help and support. ...Read more

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Iam on three dtugs which one is the easest to detox first gababintin benzos norcos (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Iam on three dtugs which one is the easest to detox first gababintin benzos norcos (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Mind over Matter: First of all if you are not abusing the medicines; you are not addicted to them. If you are taking them for certain medical problems, see which one is helping you the least and causing more side effects and Tapper it off first under MEDICAL SUPERVISION and then go to the next one if medically appropriate. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to detox and get off of drugs? I've went inpatient 2 times and been sent ers to hospitals atleast 11 times and I almost took over my life. I was on soma, xanax, vicoden, adderall. I went in a coma and my parent called 911, I woke up the

Whats the best way to detox and get off of drugs? I've went inpatient 2 times and been sent ers to hospitals atleast 11 times and I almost took over my life. I was on soma, xanax, vicoden, adderall. I went in a coma and my parent called 911, I woke up the

Detox?: Detox is only the first step, and it seems you've already been through this at least twice. You seem to have some very persistent addictions, and may or may not be staying involved with outpatient recovery programs after discharge. This is the hardest part -- but also the most ongoing thing that will save your life. The big question is: are you willing to stop using? If so, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the max vicodin dosage?

Why?: Why do you need the max vicodin dosage? Why do you need any vicodin . Find a doctor that can find out your problem rather that throw more pain med after a symptom without correcting the underlying problem./. ...Read more

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Hw much vicodin is safe to take?

The amount that: your doctor prescribes. The FDA now has ordered that medication combinations containing acetaminophen not have more than 325 mg per tablet. Generally, one to two tablets three to four times a day is safe for a limited time. Using for longer periods of time or in higher doses can be dangerous and lead to physical dependency, addiction and other problems, including liver problems from the tylenol. ...Read more

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What amount vicodin should I take?

What does it say: on your prescription? And, if you DON'T have a prescription, then the proper amount would be none. The therapeutic dose of hydrocodone is between 5 and 15 mg, usually combined with 325 mg of Acetaminophen (tylenol) in each tablet. A typical tablet contains 7.5 mg of hydrocodone, and 1-2 is the usual dose, depending on severity of pain and the level of tolerance of the individual. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

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