How long does the drug norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) stay in your system after you're done taking it? 5/325

Totally gone, 15-20 . Half the hydrocodone is gone every 4-5 hours. After 15-20 hours it should be negligible.
Approximately . Approximately 72 hours. Everyone metabolizes drugs at a different rate, and there are other factors like quantity and quality that affect this time.

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I took half of a 5-325 norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) on Friday night to sleep. Will the 2.5 mg be out of my system by Sunday afternoon?

Wrong forum. Asking a physician to help you beat a drug testing process is extremely inappropriate. You are asking us to break the very core of our ethical boundaries. Not one of us interested in assisting you stay in the disease of addiction. We are very happy to help you find a solution to getting and staying clean. Read more...

I just had lateral ligament reconstruction in my ankle and I was wondering how long I should be taking norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Ankle surgery. Ankle surgery is a pretty extensive surgery. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is a strong narcotic and should only be taken as needed for severe pain. It can cause addiction and constipation. After 2 weeks of the surgery, your pain level should have dropped by quite a bit, maybe a 5 or 6 level out of 10. Ask your surgeon to prescribe maybe toradol or ibufrofen. These can be taken for moderate pain, less side effects. Read more...
Pain management. You will take appropriate pain management pills (or use topicals) as long as needed for you! these are adjusted over time based on the healing process and your specific needs. Later on, maybe just an anti-inflammatory will be needed. Read more...

What are the effects of long term use of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) has hydrocodone in it. This is a strong opiate which has just be rescheduled by the fda to cii which means no more refills or liberal prescribing of Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or any hydrocodone based medication. The long term effects of Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) can be liver damage because pf the apap in the combination of hydrocodone, addiction, tolerance, dependance, mood swings, nothing great unless its all monitored by 1 M.D. Read more...
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How long should I be off of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) before having a baby?

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Does oxycontin 20mg and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) the same in a drug test?

Narcotic drug test. Oxycontin is long acting oxycodone. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is hydrocodone. They are both narcotics, but different chemical structure. When doing the drug test, we can distinguish between oxycodone and hydrocodone. Read more...
Codeine derivatives. Oxycontin is oxycodone, a powerful oral narcotic. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is hydrocodone plus acetaminophen. Though both are Codeine derivatives, one and/or the other may test positive on a narcotics screening test. Read more...

Are there any drug interactions with phenergren and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

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Possibly. They both have sedating side effects that could add together, and there’s a risk of the two interfering with important activities like driving and breathing during sleep. The *first* time you take them together, do so while awake and when you don’t expect to drive or sleep in the next few hours, and see how you respond. That may guide the safety of taking them together and at current doses. Read more...

Is long term use of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) safe?

Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) safety. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is essentially hydrocodone with Acetaminophen (tylenol). Yes, it is safe for long-term use, but the adverse aspect of this is narcotic tolerance, and a need for higher doses. So the safest thing to do is to use this medication for the shortest duration tolerable. Read more...
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