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hydrocodone 10 325 not working
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this dose was prescribed by my pain Dr for ra. I do not tolerate any of the oxy drugslike Percocet I hallucinate. theprescribed dose of hydrocodone is not cutting the pain. it's ok to take another if I'm still in pain after one hour? ## If your meds aren't working, talk to the pharmacy first. Ask if they changed manufacturer? Keep a ear out for aurobindo or aurolife.... They seem to be defective....but I won't know till I get independent lab work done. 2nd, call your doc..hell email if you have to, but please! Don't ever go against what's prescribed to you! Its not such a hot idea. Good luck! :-) ## I agree with what post #1 had suggested in regards to contacting the pharmacy as well as your doctor first. There are a number of different manufacturers of this medi... ...
Updated 26 days ago in Hydrocodone.
Wed, Oct 25 '17, 8:16 AM
Gastric Bypass And Hydrocodone not working
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my pain meds are not working as well i went from 6 a day to 10. ## Have you discussed it with your doctor? An issue that often occurs, after gastric bypass, is that many substances, including medications, don't get a chance to stay in your stomach long enough to be absorbed. The same can happen with foods, which is why people have to be careful not to become malnourished. Didn't they discuss any of these issues with you, before the surgery? ## I am 3+ years post-GB and have chronic back pain. Will be hanging my third back surgery at some time in the no to distant feature, which will include a vertebrae fusion. I have been through a number of medications to help/deal with the pain, as well as a number of pain Doctors who have made me feel like a drug addict at times. Some things ... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Mon, Jul 09 '12, 6:32 AM
2172 hydrocodone
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Is it really norco? I just got my refill today and they are not working as well as my previous prescription. ## Hi Yaya, My research from the manufacturer depicts a white oval tablet marked with 2172 to be identified as a generic Hydrocodone Bitartrate 5mg + Acetaminophen 325mg pill. For verification, it carries a National Drug Code of 0591-2172 and is reportedly a product of Actavis Pharmaceuticals that from what I could gather, seems like a newer generic tablet since information about it is relatively sparse on the internet. Hope this helps! ## I have the exact same problem ! The ones with the 2172 do not work the same as the 3604 did . How is this even possible ? Or is it. Are they exactly the same ? ...
Updated 10 months ago in Hydrocodone.
Tue, Dec 27 '16, 11:43 AM
discrib hydrocodone 10
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pill is pink #3600 on one side Von the other what is it ## This tablet contains 500mgs of Acetaminophen and 10mgs of Hydrocodone, the active ingredients in Vicodin, it is a narcotic analgesic. Side effects may include: nausea, headache, constipation and dizziness. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## I'd like to know when the co.that makes OPANA will be able to release OPANA ? I hear the co. Had a mix up in bottling ? I've been on it since they changed the way they make OxyContin and it stopped working.Now I don't know what I'll be on in a wk when I have my pain management dr? ...
Updated 5 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Tue, Feb 14 '12, 3:55 PM
hydrocodone compound SR
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Im being perscribed these And they r being mailed to me in a few days the strenghth is 10/200. Take one every 8 hours....i was perscribed opana ER 5 mg 1 every 12 hours they didnt work at All but the regular hydro 10/325 did but Pain Management does not do short acting meds ..anyone had these b4? How do they compare to regular hydro 10/325 ? Oxycodone work too but they dont do short acting meds :( ...so Any feed back on these hydrocodone compound SR 10/200?? ## I have been on hydrocodone sr 50mg for few years now and they are made at my pharmacy and work very well I am able to keep working for 7 years now and not go to disability. ...
Updated 3 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Fri, May 23 '14, 12:36 PM
hydrocodone to oxycodone
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I have just recently began a pain treatment clinic. I was prescribed hydrocodone 5mg with 325 mg acetaminophen. This is not working for me. What do I need to say to convince my Dr to change to oxycodone? ## How you tell the Dr. you want to change? That you want to change back to your old meds,pain pill. ...
Updated 27 days ago in Hydrocodone.
Tue, Oct 24 '17, 6:55 AM
actavis hydrocodone 5 325
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I've been taking Watson 5-325 hydrocodone from Walgreens for years for back pain. I am disabled, have scoliosis and two bad car accidents caused the need. 3 months ago Walgreens changed to this new Actavis brand. It isn't working! Until I read this, I thought I would have to increase my dosage. Also for the past 3 months I've had sore throat and pain in sinuses and ears. I thought I had overdone my Flonase and have gone through 2 rounds of antibiotics without relief. When I read about the mother's ears ringing and nausea, I put this together. Thank you so much! I scheduled another appointment today for next week about this. Hopefully a new scrip will solve both issues. I went to CVS today and found out they have qualitest brand hydrocodone. ## @Brat Cat, You're defin... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Hydrocodone.
Fri, Sep 01 '17, 1:09 AM
Watson Hydrocodone 10 325
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Please tell me if watson has a white 10/325?? I only had the yellow one's.. Are they real? ## Actually, Watson has recently been removing the dye from many of their tablets, due to people being allergic or sensitive to them. Thus, several of their products are now white. However, if you received it from an approved U.S. pharmacy and it has the same markings, then it is still the correct medication. Learn more Lortab details here. You should be aware, however, that there have also been reports from some that they don't seem to work the same and aren't as effective. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Yes they are white now. I just had to call the pharmacy to make sure I was given the right prescription. ## JG are they working fine for you? I have my white now, and I do... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Tue, Apr 01 '14, 8:05 AM
hydrocodone butrans patch
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I am new to butran patch. I have heard that it May take a couple of days for the patch to become effective....is it ok to take my loratab 10mg 2 tabs every 6 hrs the first day? ## Hello, Gaye! How are you? There is no reason it should take so long for the patch to start working, it should only take a short time for the medication to start being absorbed and alleviating your pain. Learn more Butrans details here. 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. And you shouldn't take any other narcotic medications, unless your doctor says that it is safe for you to do so. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## I would think so, but my pain doc gives me Percoc... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Hydrocodone.
Sat, Oct 01 '16, 2:15 PM
aurobindo hydrocodone 5 325
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The company Aurobindo hydrocodone/apap 10-325 has U03 on it does not work its as though the meds are fake. don't know for sure but I have never had problems with my meds working until my pharmacy changed to this companyAurobindo ## Hello, Linda! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem you're having. The FDA classifies this medication as 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. Have you consulted your doctor? They may need to prescribe an alternative medication, in the meantime. ...
Updated 2 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Sat, Sep 26 '15, 1:24 PM
watson hydrocodone 10 325/A333
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Are they still making the round white Watson 10-325? After being on them for yrs for pain for my back all of a sudden the pharmacy changes to another that's A333. Not working nearly as well. But was also told that Watson was bought out. Unfortunately I'm one of those people that can't cant generics, & have the perfect formula for my medication til they just threw a wrench in it. Now I'm lost & not sure where to go or what 2 do. Any advise? ## No, that generic is also not being manufactured. 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 best suggestion I can make is that you speak to your doctor about trying an alternative medication. Does... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Tue, Jul 22 '14, 7:02 PM
Fentanyl patch to hydrocodone
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How much hydrocodone is equivalent to a 75mcg fentanyl patch every 48hrs? I'm trying to replace my patch with oral hydrocodone. ## With regards to medication equivalency, I feel that there is no effective way to compare Hydrocodone and Fentanyl on a milligram to microgram basis. Not only does each individual react/respond differently to the same substances, but we also have to factor in the numerous binders and fillers which affect absorption/bioavailability, the variances across each manufacturer's quality assurance, tolerance, weight, one's unique level of pain (that fluctuates intermittently throughout the day), and most importantly the route of administration (transdermal vs orally)... Working closely with your doctor through trial and error may help you determine an eff... ...
Updated 4 months ago in Fentanyl.
Tue, Jun 27 '17, 9:02 PM
red speckled hydrocodone pill
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I'm a Disabled Army Combat Veteran and I've had, to no surprise, a slew of different types of hydocodone, but recently the pills I've been issued have red or blue spots in them. I was told by my doctor that the spotted pills absorb into your body faster and therefore begin working faster and last longer, is this fact or fiction? ## Fiction! They are all regular release tablets that will take 15 to 20 minutes to start working and the speckles in some of them make no difference to that. That's just something that the manufacturer decided to do to their tablets to set them apart from the others available on the market. Learn more Vicodin details here. Any such colors and speckles are entirely up to whit and whim and mean nothing whatsoever to the actual absorbency rate of t... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Mon, Jul 28 '14, 4:28 PM
hydrocodone apap 5 325 tab mall
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Ok, I am taking 4 and a 1/2 a day and have been on them for about 2 months now. My question is: They don't seem to be working like they were before, but I don't want to be addicted or maybe I already am and that's why they don't seem to help the pain as they did before? So is the mall at the end just the maker, distributer? ## Hello, Judi! How are you? Sorry about the problem that you're having. The mall stands for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, they're the manufacturer. You will also likely be relieved to know that you don't have to be addicted to develop tolerance to a medication. That happens to everyone with any medication they take for a long period of time, your body just gets used to it and it stops working as well as it did. Sometimes it takes years fo... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Hydrocodone.
Wed, Oct 18 '17, 12:29 PM
pictures of hydrocodone pills
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white oblong pill with imprint 3596 on one side cursive v on other side ## I'd like to add some updated information for anyone viewing this post as of 2013 and after. I don't have a picture of this tablet to post, due to copyright reasons. However yes, the pill with this marking is listed as containing 7.5mgs of Hydrocodone and 750mgs of Acetaminophen, the active ingredients in Vicodin, which is a narcotic pain reliever. It may be habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and constipation. And as of this time, the FDA is working to have the amount of Acetaminophen in all such tablets lowered to only 325mgs, due the toxicity dangers. Thus, at some future point, this information may no longer be correct and if they company retains this impri... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Hydrocodone.
Sun, Sep 17 '17, 10:44 PM
taking hydrocodone neuropathy
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Hello, I take hydrocodone 5/325 for L3,4,5, disc pain and CIPN. It is not doing well for me. I was bumped up from 600mg of Neurontin to 800mg 2 months ago. All of March I was in constant pain, in the balls of my feet especially. I am wondering if the Hydrocodone needs to be increased since the neurontin/hydrcodone doses together aren't working. I will not see pain management doc again til May, any advice is very appreciated. Thanx :) ## Can you call them to explain the issue and see if you can get a sooner appointment? It's hard to say which one might need to be increased, or changed. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, constipation, mood swings, and weight changes. Are you on any other medications? ## Hey Verwon, ... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Hydrocodone.
Sun, Apr 23 '17, 7:45 PM
Hydrocodone Acetaminophen 5 500
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Finally, I have found something that relieves my terrible cluster headaches. I have had them for over a year, been on verapimil (which did not work), and suffer horribly. This medicine is a miracle. ## I'm glad that you finally found something that works for you. Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen, the active ingredients in Vicodin is a narcotic pain medication, so it may be habit forming. Thus, you should be careful to only use it as your doctor directs. Learn more Vicodin details here. Are you taking it regularly to prevent, or just on an as needed basis? ## Thank You, Verwon, for responding to my post! You're and angel! Doraheb ## Hi all, I'm taking opana ER 20mg, 240mg verapamil, 100mg amitriptyline, for the past 1.5 years. Been working and just last week 17th to today I... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Hydrocodone.
Wed, Apr 06 '16, 5:22 PM
A step up from 10-325 mg hydrocodone
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What is the next step up from hydrocodone 10-325.? I take 3 a day and it seems to not be working as we'll anymore. I've taken it for about 2 years now ## Hello, Sammie! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem that you're having. The next step up would most likely be Percocet in the 10/325 dosage, since the Oxycodone is stronger than Hydrocodone. Only your doctor can really decide where you should go from here, I'm just letting you know of other options. You could also go for something that doesn't contain Acetaminophen, such as Oxycodone by itself, or Dilaudid. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I guess that's it. I always have a hard time when I let my doc know the current medication.. Hydrocodone 10-325 is not working like it did at one time. ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Thu, Jan 30 '14, 8:04 PM
Vintage yellow hydrocodone pills
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twice now I have noticed this with my vintage yellow 10/325 norcos.... some of the time the V on the other side is facing upwards, and on some of the other pills it is facing downwards. Why is this? if they have pill presses made one way then why are some pills with the V up and some with the V down. both times I noticed this because it seemed to me the pills were not working at all and they taste sweet. this happened to my script 8 months ago and now they are not working again and I checked and again the V is upside down. if you face the 3601 rightside up, and turn the pill over, some of them have the V up and some of them have the V down, how can they get turned around in a pill press by the manufacturer and end up upside down? I just find it very odd when they do not seem to work, I ... ...
Updated 8 months ago in Hydrocodone.
Sat, Mar 11 '17, 9:48 PM
Hydrocodone Apap 5 500 Side Effects
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My husband has COPD. He was prescribed the Hydrocodone APAP 5 500 by his doctor for back pain. However, 1 pill seems to allow him to breathe better and reduces all his aches and pain (of course). The pill has also allowed him not to have to take his dose of Advair 250/50 at night. He has less mucous in the morning also. Why is the Hydrocodone 5/500 working like this? ## Hydrocodone is actually used in some medications, such as Tussigon and Tussionex, which are liquids, to help aid coughing, because it also has proven action as an antitussive. Learn more cough medicine details here. It's likely helping to suppress his cough urge and loosen some of the mucous that may cause some of his problems. Learn more Vicodin details here. I guess it's kind of just an added bonus! :-) It'... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Fri, Oct 05 '12, 3:21 PM


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