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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 in the United States. The International Narcotics Control Board reported 99% of the worldwide supply in 2007 was consumed in the United States.[2] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 3 Contraindications and interactions 4 Pharm...

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hydrocodone bitartrate w apap 5 mg 325
Can I take this medication for a headache ## Hello, Sam! How are you? It is a narcotic analgesic, Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen, so while it may help with headaches, it shouldn't be taken, unless your doctor has prescribed it for you. 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. Is there anything else I can help with?
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michigan pain management
I suffer from back and neck pain from 2 car accidents. I live in Michigan. I have always just dealt with the pain but as I get older the pain gets worse! I have been a labor worker for 20 yrs and now I work in an office with great insurance and benefits. I have an referral appointment at a pain management facility. Nothing over the counter works for me and have tried narcos, hydrocodone, oxcicodone, roxicodone is all that worked for me. Any advice on how to get one if these prescribed? ## Hello, Mickey! How are you? I am very sorry that you're in pain. Your really just need to see your PM specialist and be honest with them about your pain levels. You'll also need to cooperate with any tests and such that they want done. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be...
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Hydrocodone yellow Norco 10 325 availability
I have a prescription for the yellow norco10 325.I've taken these for years and now I can't get them .the white ones does not help.I have Arthritis very bad and I really need to know who still carries them in the Mansfield,Arlington,Tx area. I'm 70 and these are the only ones that helps without me having to sleep my life away on the stronger pain meds.that I have taken. i'm 70 so I'll probably be sleeping soon enough. SO in the mean time I would like to have my yellow norco10 325 back.
Updated 22 hours ago.
Hydrocodone Acetaminophen Norco 10 325 Mg
I'm recovering from my third back surgery. I can take hydroco/acetamin 10-325 mg tab with no stomach problems. However, when I take hydroco/acetamin 7.5-325mg tab Mallinc generic, I have severe stomach pains. The pharmacist says there is no difference except the 10 vs the 7.5. It it NOT in my mind, it's in my stomach & it really hurts. Can you clear this up for me? I will be very grateful for your attention. Thank you. ## Who manufactures the 10/325 tablet that you've taken? There can be differences in the inactive ingredients from one manufacturer to another and that can cause problems for some people that are sensitive. So, say for example that the 10/325 was manufactured by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the inactive ingredients could be completely different from those that ...
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watson m367
will M367 help me sleep ## Hello, Fernando! How are you? This tablet contains 10mgs of Hydrocodone and 325mgs of Acetaminophen, so it is a narcotic analgesic, not a medication intended to induce sleep. It may cause some drowsiness as a side effect, along with nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and constipation. It also carries the risk of being habit forming. Is there anything else I can help with?
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find physician willing to prescribe Hydrocodone in montgomery alabama area
I posted earlier my difficulty in finding a physician that will write Lortab/Norco and that especially since I do not have insurance I can not afford to pay $100 just to be told they wont write any narcotic.I have all necessary documentation for my legitimate need for medication, I used to take 120 30 mg roxicette monthly so i am definitely not trying to obtain a ridiculous amount of meds, just need some relief, I cant afford to miss work because I'm hurting too much to get out of bed nor do I want to buy them off the street which we all know is possible. I just want to be written a realistic amount of medication by a physician that actually cares about his patient and not forcing me to take painful IV's so they can charge more. (I've already had one Dr. hit my sciatic nerve...
Updated 3 days ago.
difference between hydrocodone acetaminophen norco 10 325 mg & 7.5-325 mg
What's the difference between Norco 10 325 mg & 7.5-325 mg ## Hello, Howard! How are you? Well, the dosage is different, just like you've listed. One contains 10mgs of Hydrocodone with the 325mgs of Acetaminophen, while the other contains only 7.5mgs of it. 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. Is there anything else I can help with?
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switching from hydrocodone to morphine
My wife is a chronic pain patient. Today she went to have her periodic office visit with her pain management physician. She has, for several years, been prescribed fentanyl transdermal patches, 75 mcg/hour, along with hydrocodone/apap 10/325, 1 or 2 tablets every 8 hours, PRN for breakthrough pain. She changes the patches every 72 hours. Today the Dr changed her treatment regimine changing the fentanyl to 100 mcg/hrs, changing patch every 48 hours. He took her off the hydrocodone/apap, and said if she still has breakthrough pain, that he will prescribe immediate release morphine to replace the hydrocodone/apap. Her Dr says that this is in response to new laws or guidelines from the DEA and FDA. Is this true? He said that they can't prescribe hydrocodone/apap for chronic pain any lon...
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white oval 44 175
This is hydrocodone 5/50. they r old school ## I am sorry, but that is not correct. This is an over the counter tablet, all of them with the number 44 on them followed by 3 additional numbers are over the counter products. This specific one contains 500mgs of Acetaminophen and is nothing more than a generic or store brand of Extra Strength Tylenol. Is there anything else I can help with?
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hydrocodone refill
My orginal script was a white oblong pill with imprint m367, however just got refill and the pill is yellow with imprint 170 on it, I can not find this any where. The script is for hydrocodene 10-325, Took them back in the pharmacy and they said it was the same pill just another manfacturer.Thought they should at least change the lable incase I got pulled over. And not sure what I'm taking now because I cant fin it on the internet anyplace. Please someone help Thanks ## M367, white oblong tablet is Hydrocodone 10 mg and Acetaminophen 325 mg. Yellow tablet with 170 imprint is Hydrocodone 7.5 mg and Acetaminophen 325 mg ## Thank- you for your reply so they did give the wrong script. Not sure what to do about that, take them back. That will not go over well, dont think so ## Joy, you d...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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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