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jetta Says:
 
hydrocodone bitartrate elixir is being discontinued, i can only take oral solutions, ; oral cancer surgery, is there a substitution>

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David Says:
 
Hi jetta,

From what I could gather, the following three pain medications are also listed as having an oral liquid solution available:

methadone
oxycodone
dilaudid (hydromorphone)

There probably are many more options out there, but those are just a few possible alternatives I came across after a quick google search. I would also recommend discussing other options with your doctor, since he/she knows your medical history and can make certain suggestions based on what's worked for you in the past.

I hope this helps!

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jetta Says:
 
thank you david, they have replaced my lortab elixir with the hydrocodone 7.5/3.25 instead of 7.5/500-- i did not know they had an oral solution, last i checked all other available strengths were in pill form. I must say they were quick to get something on the shelves though. I believe it is the acetamin.... content...all meds with over 3.25 mg of tylenol is being discontinued from my understanding,,thanks again jetta

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