Hydrocodone Apap 7.5-325 (Thread 238802)

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Ryan Says:
I had a tooth extraction yesterday, been taking I norco 7.5-325 regularly since; took one pill an hour ago and the pain is still unbearable, can i take one more or even half a pill more?

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David Says:
Hi Ryan,

Generally with this type of drug the dosing instructions indicate that you should take 1 pill every 4-6 hours or so. I could be wrong, but I think this is mainly due to the concerns associated with Acetaminophen and liver toxicity.

From my own personal experience, it should be fine to take a half a pill more, as they do make a stronger norco with 10mgs of Hydrocodone and 500mgs of Acetaminophen. So it would be as if you're taking the stronger version of the drug.

Learn More: Acetaminophen + Hydrocodone

I hope this helps!

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Verwon Says:
Actually, if the pain is still that bad, after having had the tooth extracted, then something is wrong and you need to be seen by the dentist, again.

Once the tooth is removed, the pain shouldn't be so severe. There may be a piece of tooth or root in there that was not fully removed and may require more attention and, if that is the case, then no amount of medication is going to help.

Learn more Norco details here.

What type of pain are you feeling?

An extracted tooth should be achy for the first 24 hours or so, then only mildly achy after that, unless you put pressure on the area.

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Robin Says:
I don't think it would hurt you. I can barley take anything, almost everything makes me sick. But they have recently taken vicodin off the market they are subing it for Norco at 325mg. It's all about the acetaminopen. They can't do 500mg of it any more. Now when I was taking vicodin I took 7.5/ 500mg. 1 was ok for a little bit and now that I'm on Norco I have to take 2-3 tabs and I'm still not out of pain. So for a whoss like me that can't take much it's not hurting me as far as making me sick but it's not helping my pain either. Why didn't your Dentist give you script of tylenol# 3 or 4? Thats what they gave my husband and it got him out of pain.I think they are stronger but I don't know I'm allergic to codene.

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ditzygolem Says:
Fyi I got a prescription filled for 5/500's today so no they did NOT take them off the market yet.

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Midiman Says:
650mg of APAP is well within safe limits. They sell 800mg varieties of APAP alone. My concern is more... why you would be in that much pain after the tooth, and theoretically, its nerve are both gone. You may be experiencing "dry socket," which can occur especially if you smoke after an extraction. That should definitely be attended to by your dentist and quickly.

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krissy Says:
I was prescribed hydrocodone 7.5/325 for pain from infections in two teeth. I took one & it made me feel awful! I thought about cutting it in half but there is not cut line. I tought they all had these lines. was I given the wrong pills? im very concerned.

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blessed2014 Says:
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I have hydrocodone 7.5-325 and I have a injured knee is it OK for me to take two of them?? Because just one pill isn't helping!

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jennifer Says:
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Does the hydroco/apap7.5-325 have motrin in it or tylenol.

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karen Says:
jen apap is tylenol, and the 325 indicates it has 325mg of tylenol along with the 7.5 of hydrocodone.

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fancyface Says:
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Would contact dr cause typically these are written to take every 4-6hours could lead to dependacy

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SunShineStateGuy Says:
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I was prescribed hydrocodone acetaminophen 7.25/325 and was wondering if you have to eat before you can take anything or if it's good for pain at all

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maylynn Says:
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They told me to eat and try half 7.5-325 and if I need to I can take a whole one.

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Ziggy Says:
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If someone is taking pain medication on a daily basis for a long period of time. Dependacy is a guarantee. Sorry that's just the way it works.

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