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Hydrocodone Overview

Hydrocodone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from codeine. Hydrocodone is used orally as a narcotic analgesic and antitussive (cough medicine), often in combination with paracetamol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen.[1] Hydrocodone is prescribed predominantly within the United States; elsewhere it is rare. The International Narcotics Control Board reported 99% of the worldwide supply in 2007 was consumed in the United States.[2] The Administrative Controlled Substances Code Number (ACSCN) for hy...

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Hydrocodone/acetaminophen 5-325 TB
I recently went to the dentist because I've been having severe tooth pain causing a pain to shoot up from my tooth to my head. The dentist said I had an infection due to my wisdom teeth being taken out& it caused the tooth to move& cause bacteria to go in. My question is he prescribed me the hydrocodone/acetaminophen 5-325 TB to be taken every 6 hours for pain but the pain& amoxicillin. Can I take 2 dose of the hydrocodone because one is not cutting it? ## Hello, Kammy! How are you? I'm sorry that you're in pain. But no, you shouldn't take more of it than has been prescribed for you. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and, if you aren't tolerant to it, you could overdose. Additionally, you have to be very careful abo...
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hydrcodone 5/325 (lortab) shortage
I just left Walgreens in Nasjville, TN and was told that that they can't fill my prescription for 10/325 (Lortab) due to a problem with the manufacturer. I called a Publix pharmacy that told ne that a change in the delivery scheduling is causing the shortage. I sure hope they clear this up soon! ## Hello, Bennie! How are you? I'm sorry that you're having a problem getting your prescription filled. We are also into the time of year where there is almost always a shortage of controlled substances, due to mandatory manufacturing limits. Once a company has produced their allotted amount, they can't manufacture any new product, until the new year. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, d...
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go37
Is go37 a part of the hydrocodone family and if so what mg are they. The pill is white and oblong with the marking go37 stamped on the pill ## Hello, Grh! How are you? Yes, this tablet contains 325mgs of Acetaminophen and 10mgs of Hydrocodone. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. As of the beginning of this month, this medication is now a schedule 2 drug. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 22 hours ago.
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local shortage of hydrocodone my mother takes 10 325
Our local walgreens is out and they have no idea when they will be getting any in. Tried at least 3 walgreens, 1 kroeger, cvs and no avail. any others having this problem? ## Yes... I'm having this same exact problem, my pharmacy CVS keeps ordering it but it never comes in. They think the companies who make it are having back order issues because of the recent change from CIII's to CII's... I have tried everywhere within driving distance and no one has this... what the heck is going on??? ## Unfortunately, we are having the same issues here in Central Florida. My wife was prescribed hydrocodone for mixed-connective tissue disease and is also recovering from surgery. On October 10, I took her prescription into the CVS my family always uses and was immediately told that they c...
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i need to find a doctor in fort worth texas that perscribs pain killers like hydrocodones
Does anyone know a doctor that is good about prescribing pain killers like hydrocodens 10/325 in fort worth Texas iam a diabetic type 1 that has a lot of pain and really in need of a good doctor that can help me out and not think iam faking pain ## Due to the new laws that have recently been put in place, you will most likely be better off seeing a pain management specialist and there isn't a very good chance of getting this particular medication anymore. The FDA and DEA are cracking down and aren't letting general practitioners or surgeons treat chronic pain that requires long-term regular treatments. They will only be allowed to prescribe such medications for a short period of time, such as for a few weeks immediately after someone has had surgery or been injured. Learn more p...
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Gradually developing negative side effects after 1.5 yrs of use? Cranky, tired, nausea
Here's a question - has anyone experienced a gradual change or development of negative side effects on hydrocodone even if you've been taking it a while? Just a bit of background - I was prescribed hydrocodone 5/325 1-2 tabs for chronic pelvic pain syndrome and dysmenorrhea. I would say I take it about 2-3x a week. Usually 1 1/2 tabs. Have never had to raise my dose since prescribed. In the beginning it would just make me hyper and chatty for 2 or 3 hours, then insomnia if I took it too close to bed time. Could not physically sleep until at least 8 hours after taking it!! But it relieved the pain wonderfully, so those side effects were tolerable. Over the course of the past 6 months or so, this changed. Gradually the hyperness/chattiness tapered down, insomnia from it was gone, ...
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hydrocodone 10 325 mallinckrodt
my pharmacy changed my meds from the yellow 10-325 v 3601 norco to the 10-325 white m367 mallinckrodt. I've been taking the yellows for years with no problems. Today I started the whites and feeling dizzy, a little weak, kind of panicky. What is different about the two meds that would cause this? ## hi i take the 10-325 hydrocodone apap tablet malli and i was takeing the yellow 10-325 witch helped me i have a very bad back and spine problems the whit pills do noting but give me headackes and upset stomack i have been on vicodin for many years now that the drugs store gave me the white pills they do not work but make me sick what can i do? ## Hello, Jennifer and Don! How are you both? I am very sorry about the problems that you're having. There can be slight fluctuations in the a...
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hydrocodone shortage 10 325
What is it going to been my med filled ## Hi Mary, I'm not aware of any current shortages for generic Norco, as there are no official announcements on the FDA's drug shortage list (linked below): accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/drugshortages You may want to ask the pharmacy you go to if it would still be available at a different dosage/quantity than you're used to receiving from your doctor; (after of course making him aware of what's going on as well). From what I've heard in other threads, sometimes they wont fill your script if the dosage or quantity is more than they are prepared to dispense. So any adjustments to that might make it a little easier to fill your script on a regular basis. However I would also encourage you to check with other pharmacies in your area as...
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Watson 853?? is it norco 10/325??
I got a pres. for generic norco and it has a watson 853 imprinted on it I was wondering if I am getting what I am being ripped off at this pharmacyWatson 853 is indeed a generic for Norco, it contains Acetaminophen 325mgs and Hydrocodone mgs. No listing for WW 2410, sorry. M 89 is Meloxicam 15mgs, a generic for Mobic. This is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory. ## is watson indeed a 10mg hydrocodone tab with 325 mg of tylenol impriinted watson 853 ## is the ovel small red pill a narco the markings are KALI 083???? ## Ron, KALI 083 is Acetaminophen 325 mg + Tramadol 37.5 mg, which is generic for Ultracet. ## Watson 853 - Yes, generic Norco...I have been getting it for a few years now... No, you're not being ripped off. ## I would not even call it 'generic Norco'. NORCO is 10mg/...
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mallinckrodt hydrocodone side effects and info needed
I was prescribed hydrocode 10/325 by my md. I was getting yellow pills.now I'm getting pills that i believe are from mallinckrodt the hotel says manufacturing company is MLKCM. My concern is that this MLKCM brand make me feel ill. It causes heart palpitations, increased bowel movements, and it does not help the pain as well add the other. Is this mallinckrodt and had anyone else had these symptoms with this brand? Thank you so much for any help you can give on info with this brand ## Hello, Dar! How are you? Sorry about the problems that you're having. What are the markings on the pills in question? I really can't provide you with any information on them, without knowing that. Sometimes the manufacturer listed by the pharmacy is actually just a licensed distributor and not t...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hydrocodone
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 50mg
  • Powder: 100%
  • Syrup: 1.5mg/5ml + 5mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 1.5mg + 5mg, 5mg + 1.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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