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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 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 DEA number for hydrocodone is 9193 and the aggregate production...

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Hydrocodone Apap 7 5 325
Is Lortab the brand name for hydrocodone7.5/325?....or is it Norco, Vicodin, or what? ## The one with 7.5mgs of Hydrocodone and 325mgs of Acetaminophen would be a generic for Norco, it's the only name brand that has that strength available. However, in most cases they are all just used interchangeable, as long as the medication contains those 2 active ingredients, so you may hear or see it being referred to as any one of the 3. Learn more Norco details here. Many doctors just write the prescriptions as Vicodin and then designate the dosage, because the pharmacy will dispense the correct ones and disregard that they may have used the wrong brand name. Is there anything else I can help with? ## How many days can you get a refill on your prescription hydrocodone acetaminophen 7.5-325 q...
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White Watson 853
So recently I received a white Watson 853 that looks identical to the yellow ones; size, shape, imprint. Everything checks out except it does not feel as strong as the yellow. I was then told that Watson is not manufacturing yellow ones anymore so I checked the Watson/actavis website. They had no info on white 853. Are these fake? ## Hi Michael, Where a bouts did you get the pill from? If you didn't purchase it from an authorized seller, you could most definitely have a counterfeit. The only other thing I can think of, is that it may just be an old version that is no longer on the market. I believe Actavis pharmaceuticals now owns Watson pharmaceuticals so here is a link to the contact page of Actavis Pharma's website if you'd like to ask them about the pill you have: actavi...
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muscle relaxer safe
can you take muscle relaxer with hydrocodone and ibuprofen? ## Only as presscribed by your dr. ## @dawn, It would probably depend on which specific drug you're referring to. But based on my own research, there are drug interactions between the prescription muscle relaxer known as Tizanidine and Hydrocodone. Apparently if you take them together it can potentiate certain side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, and impaired cognitive abilities. However, with proper dosing and administration your doctor may be able to help you decrease these risks. I hope this helps answer your question! ## Hydrocodone and an actual muscle relaxer will potentiate each other. But, as Davis said with proper dosing instructions, the effects should be minimized.
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hydrocodone and fentanyl
I have severe back pain from 2 herniated discs, sciatica, disc degeneration and arthritis. I have been taking hydrocodone for years. Started off with 10/750 but now with the changes, down to 10/350. I also take methocarbamol. I've started going to pain management and the doctor has prescribed fentanyl patches 12.5 mcg, along with the hydrocodone for breakthrough pain. So far I've been on the patches for 15 days. After the first few days, I did get some relief but now I'm back to the same pain I was having before. Since this is just the beginning of my prescription with the patches, do they usually increase the dosage? The few days I felt better, it was so nice because it's been years since I've been free of pain. Thanks in advance for your help.
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It is hydrocodone l544
This is hydrocodone 7.5's .. My dr prescribed me these & that's exactly what they are. ## I'm sorry, but that is not correct. The tablets with the L544 marking are over the counter tablets which contain 650mgs of Acetaminophen. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness and headache. Is there anything else I can help with?
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hydrocodone l544 help?
I found two of these is my Sons room when he was doing homework, and I'm not sure what they are, can these make u feel high? or is it just Tylenol? ## Hello, Alex! How are you? This just contains 650mgs of Acetaminophen, it is available over the counter and is used to treat pain and fever. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness and headache. Is there anything else I can help with?
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my husband put an oblong whit pill in my drink on the pill was the word watson 387 i did not injest all by i did have a strange reaction very tired and lifeless after 2 sips of it what was the strenght of it. ## Sounds like you have a very interesting relationship there. Pill Image This is Acetaminophen 750mgs and Hydrocodone 7.5mgs, and yes, if you aren't used to taking it, even though you didn't ingest it all, it will cause a tired and lifeless sensation, most narcotics do that. ## yourhusbandgave you aloritab which is a pain medication. The reactions you had were normal. ## that was more than likely a lortab 10 mg. if u arent used to taking them they make you that way, they are used to treat pain, and are a type of narcotic that are mostly abused as a street drug. ## out-frea...
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What Is The Difference Between Hydrocodone V3601 And M367?
What are the differences between those two? Which one is stronger? M367 or v3601? I know they have the same 10/325 dosage but surely there must be a difference of some sort? If anyone knows, please share your knowledge with me. Thanks. ## Hi Ego, Although both of the pills in question are one in the same drug, the first difference I noticed is that they are manufactured by different companies. Because of this, there may be a slight variation of inactive ingredients; which does have an affect on the bio-availability (absorption) of the medication itself. Both of these are also generic medications. Generic medications are permitted by the FDA to contain up to 20% more or less of the actual active ingredients. This factor, along with different inactive ingredients (binders/fillers) could e...
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Tylonel 3 & 4 vs hydrocodone with Acetaminophen?
If I have bad side effects from Tylonel 3 & 4 how might hydrocodone with Acetaminophen 5-325 affect me? ## Hello, Zala! How are you? What type of side effects did you have from it? The Hydrocodone is a another narcotic that is related to Codeine, so you may also experience side effects from 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. ## the side effects I had to Tylonel 2,3 & 4 is severe nausia, vomiting and intense headaches and the tylonel 4 actually gives hillucinations as well. So I'm a little worried about taking another medication that might be related and might give me the same side effects. :( thanks for any advice on this.
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hydrocodone pink capsule with dark pink powder inside
is this what is says it is, no marking on capsule, no taste to powder ## Hello, Daisy! How are you? Very doubtful. All manufactured prescription produces in the U.S. are required to have markings to enable their identification, in case of emergency. The only exception would be something done by a compounding pharmacy, that was specially ordered by someone's doctor, they use capsules, but usually clear ones, since they are the cheapest option. Where was this obtained?
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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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