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How effective is Lortab for alleviating pain?

How effective is Lortab for alleviating pain?

Lortab pain relief: Hello. Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen (Lortab) is very useful for dull, aching, throbbing pain. Of course not everyone is going to respond to it. Response is based in part on how Lortab is metabolized through your liver. Poor metabolizers will avoid this med because of noting too many side effects. Some metabolize it too fast. Risk of unintentional overdose from taking too many pills to get relief. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

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Can I take Ultram while taking lortab?

Can I take Ultram while taking lortab?

Be careful, please: Ultram is not a narcotic but acts like a pain relieving narcotic. Do not take both ultram and lortab during the same 4 hour period. Either of these medications can make you very sleepy. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Is it safe taking lortabs during pergancy?

It depends: I hope you are not thinking that a medication will have no effect at all with the child you are carrying. Most drugs have warnings in the pregnant patient as they have not been studied extensively in this population. Lortab is hydrocodone with Acetaminophen and depending on the dose you are taking and the chronicity of your intake. You need to discuss this with ob. Neonaltal withdrawal is a risk. ...Read more

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What does lortab addiction do to your body?

What does lortab addiction do to your body?

depends dose/time: It depends upon how being taken, amount/day, duration. Potentially physical dependency, constipation big problem, dry mouth, liver effects even damage due to the tylenol (acetaminophen) component especially if additional otc tylenol (acetaminophen) is being taken with it. If ibuprophen or other NSAID are being taken potential kidney problems. Endocrine, e.g. Low testosterone;aggravation of bph, glaucoma, and other potential probl. ...Read more

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What is the antidote for a lortab overdose?

What is the antidote for a lortab overdose?

Antidote: Overdose from lortab is to be taken seriously. There are liver toxicity issues and the opioid overdose issues. You must seek immediate medical care. Both components may cause death. The best is not to overdose . Alway use medication as directed by your md. Make no changes unless approved by your md. ...Read more

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How long does a 500 mg lortab stay in urine?

3-4 days: Sounds like you made a boo boo. Come clean and stop dancing with poison. ...Read more