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Could it be bad for you to take left over vicodin pills after their needed use is expired?

Could it be bad for you to take left over vicodin pills after their needed use is expired?

Perhaps: The fact that you are taking old vicodin tells me you may be taking it for another problem that you have not seen you pcp about. Best to check with your doctor if you are having difficulties. The expire date does not necessarily mean the drug is unsafe, but it may lose potency. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

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Can you tell me if i could supplement my 5/325 vicodin with 1 pill of 220 mg tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Can you tell me if i could supplement my 5/325 vicodin with 1 pill of 220 mg tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Yes for mild pain: Lower dose of telenol is good for mild pain. For moderate or severe pain you may need a short courrse vicodein initially. Once pain is controlled vicoden can be gradually switched to actamenophen as needed ...Read more

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I slipped on my stairs and hit my forearm on the step. It immediately went to swelling. It feels like a knot in the center. It has swollen a good bit and it burns. Medium to dark bruise. I have it on ice and taking pain pills (vicodin 5/500) i already

I slipped on my stairs and hit my forearm on the step.  It immediately went to swelling.  It feels like a knot in the center. It has swollen a good bit and it burns.  Medium to dark bruise.  I have it on ice and taking pain pills (vicodin 5/500) i already

Periosteal hematoma: This is the fancy name for a bruise of the bone itself, where blood accumulates between the bone and the tissue which lines the outside (the periosteum). Ice for 48 hours, followed by heat may help it resolve, and Ibuprofen after 24 hours will probably be more useful than hydrocodone (200-400 mg three to four times a day with food or milk). If it persists longer, you may have a hairline fracture. ...Read more

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Is two pills of vicodin too much for a 15 year old girl?

Is two pills of vicodin too much for a 15 year old girl?

It depends: The amount of pain medication varies with the intensity of pain, weight of the patient, and strength of the medicine to name just a few factors. As the pain eases, the need for pain medication will too. Usually, one does not need to take a strong pain medication for more than a few days. ...Read more

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I have a scheduled in office DNC...the doc prescribed me 800 MG of ibuprofen, 1MG Xanax, (alprazolam) 1 Vicodin 300MG , 1 nasausa pill all 30 min prior. Safe?

I have a scheduled in office DNC...the doc prescribed me 800 MG of ibuprofen, 1MG Xanax, (alprazolam) 1 Vicodin 300MG , 1 nasausa pill all 30 min prior. Safe?

Any combo : When you combine narcotics and Xanax (alprazolam) yet more incidents of sleepiness side effects and impairment you have to ask your individual physician who knows your history about the safety of these for you could do you and Healthtap telemedicine visit and discuss your case personally in detail ...Read more

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Is there a pill pain reliever stronger than vicodin?

Is there a pill pain reliever stronger than vicodin?

Yes: Oxycodone or Oxymorphone are stronger but also riskier and more addictive. Opana is the trade name of one such med, Dilaudid is another. ...Read more

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If a prescription says i can take two pills (5mg/325mg vicodin) every six hours, can I take one pill every three hours?

You can: However, you might diminish hydrophone analgesic effect. The half-life elimination: 3.8-6 hours. Your doctor made the benefit-risk decision and prescribed your medicine accordingly. He/she chose the best method for dealing with your particular situation. Rec: always to ask your health care professional questions about any concerns or thoughts that you may have. ...Read more