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Dr. Al Hegab
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Wygesic (Overview)

Wygesic is a narcotic combination for pain which is a kind of pain medication.


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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

Dr. Al Hegab
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Wygesic (Overview)

Wygesic is a narcotic combination for pain which is a kind of pain medication.


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What is wygesic?

What is wygesic?

Not available: Acetaminophen and propoxyphene. Acetaminophen and Propoxyphene will no longer be available in the U.S. After november 19, 2010. If you are currently using propoxyphene, you should call your doctor to discuss switching to another treatment. ...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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Would Ultram (tramadol) ease hydrocodone withdrawals?

Would Ultram (tramadol) ease hydrocodone withdrawals?

Controversial: There are studies on both sides of this issue, with some researchers finding that tramadol did reduce withdrawal, while others finding that it either did very little, or in some cases actually made it worse. A problem is that doses of ultram in the therapeutic range (300-400 mg/day) can cause seizures. My patients have told me mostly that ultram did very little for them, but a few got + results. ...Read more

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Is norflex (orphenadrine) addicting?

Is norflex (orphenadrine) addicting?

Yes it may be: Is a muscle relaxant.It works by blocking nerve impulses that are sent to the brain. Norflex (orphenadrine) has euphoric effects. Therefore, potential addiction or habit-forming is a good possibility. The medicine should be used only by the person it was prescribed for. The mood elevating effects may occur even at therapeutic doses of the drug. ...Read more

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What benzodiazepine is stronger: klonopin (clonazepam) or ativan (lorazepam)?

What benzodiazepine is stronger: klonopin (clonazepam) or ativan (lorazepam)?

They differ: Klonopin (clonazepam) is longer acting but takes just slightly longer to start working. Ativan works quicker but clears from your system quicker then Klonopin (clonazepam) although it can stay in your system for a while. ...Read more

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Is ativan (lorazepam) addicting?

Is ativan (lorazepam) addicting?

Yes: Ativan (lorazepam) is a benzodiazipine, this class of meds can be addicting, even small doses used over an extended period of time can be very difficult to stop. Some people take them as prescribe and find it very hard to stop, others can be more overtly addicted and continue to take higher and higher doses. In general best for short term use only. Try to avoid if history of addiction like alcohol. ...Read more

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Is zolpidem tartrate addictive?

Is zolpidem tartrate addictive?

It can be: Long term use can lead to a dependance. ...Read more

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Does cyclabenzaprene boost norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

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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Is taking gabapentin, naproxen, flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and elavil together safe?

Combination of these: Meds does require medical supervision and follow up to minimize bad side effects. ...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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Can you take Xanax (alprazolam) and wygesic together?

Can you take Xanax (alprazolam) and wygesic together?

Not a good idea: Both of these medications puts the person at risk for falling, toxicity, CNS adverse events, and other complications. Xanax (alprazolam) is a drug that should be used sparingly and for only brief periods, since acute withdrawal symptoms and / or seizures can occur with doses as low as 3 mg daily. Wygesic has been shown to cause 60% increase of hip fractures in the elderly. Adding these together is a bad idea. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Propoxyphene And Acetaminophen (Definition)

Also known as darvon/darvocet most pain physicians have stopped rx. Basically works on opioid receptors but linked to overdose if taken with alcohol and other sedatives . There is a black box warning for increased risk of suicide and should not be taken by actively depressed individual. Not a pain ...Read more