What Does Apap Mean

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What does APAP mean?
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In one of the chats someone was saying APAP stood for Acetaminophen & Propoxyphene, which makes sense considering the initials, and in all your other answers you say APAP stands for Acetaminophen (only). Why have you dropped the Propoxyphene from your other answers & what the heck is Propoxyphene anyway? I take a generically filled prescription of Fioricet & APAP is one of the listed ingredients. ## Hi Pamela - APAP is ONLY Acetaminophen (aka Tylenol) and has nothing to do with Propoxyphene. "Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen or APAP, is a widely used over-the-counter pain medication and antipyretic (fever reducer)." [1] By the way, Darvocet propoxyphene was discontinued in the US in 2009: "In January 2009, an FDA advisory committee voted 14 to 12 against ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Acetaminophen.
Fri, Nov 06 '15, 9:31 PM
what does TEV mean
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what does TEV mean after TAB on medicine lable ## What does MGTEV stand for on darocet 100-650?The lable reads as Propoxyphen- APAP 100-650 MGTEV. Thanks! ...
Updated 6 years ago.
Wed, Mar 02 '11, 10:01 PM
what does imm rel mean
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oxycodone 5 mg imm rel tablets oxycodone/apap 5mg-325mg tablets ## My doctor gave me oxycodone 5 MG IMM REL capsules. My question is what dose IMM REL mean ## I spoke to a pharmacist, Oxycodone immediate release goes in to the blood stream at once. The immediate release works faster but will not last as long. ## this is my first time useing this pill call o xycodone 5mg a lil. white pill. but what i really need to know is how fast do this pill works and do it really work on a 305 pound 6\2 man. or what kind of pian pills you know not that will really work for me if this one dont? please answer me asap. thanks for listening. ## I've never had the imm rel perscribed to me before,didn't realize until i got script filled,why would my doctor perscribe these instead of the other that ... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Oxycodone.
Fri, Jan 20 '12, 7:44 AM
propoxy apap what does the 100650mg mean
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What does the 100-650 mg tab mean? ## It is a combination of 650 milligrams of Acetaminophen + 100 milligrams of Propoxyphene Napsylate. Acetaminophen + Propoxyphene Napsylate is used to treat mild pain and is additionally an anti-tussive and local anesthetic. You can view a more detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you. ...
Updated 7 years ago in Acetaminophen.
Sun, May 16 '10, 1:01 PM
what is the meaning of hcl in front of apap
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on one of my prescriptions on the bottle it says OXYCODON HCL-APAP 10/325 and the pill is oblong. I had them refilled and the bottle says OXYCODONE-APAP 10-325 and the pill is round. So what I want to know is what the HCL stands for and are these the same medications? ## Hello, Anne! How are you? Yes, they are the same. The HCL just stands for Hydrochloride and designates the specific chemical salt that the medication is derived from, they just didn't include it on the one label. 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? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Oxycodone.
Sat, Mar 29 '14, 12:20 PM
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can you tell me what the apap means in the hydrocodone/apap-7.5 ## its tylenol ## yes that is a fancy way of saying Tylenol,the same as the standard every day tylenol.Combined with a narcotic analgesic it helps to control pain from two diferent angles...... ...
Updated 11 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Tue, Apr 11 '06, 6:01 PM
what does mcrk mean on my prescription bottle
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Next to my fill date of generic Percocet I usually have a MCRK code but this new supplier has MADV. Is there a meaning for this? I just feel it's not as strong as what I've been getting ## This new medication 5/325 Oxycodone / APAP has RP stamped on one side of medication ## Hello, Tom! How are you? The MCRK and MADV are abbreviations for the generic manufacturers. For instance, MCRK stands for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. In case of emergency, the pharmacies do this to keep track of the manufacturer and/or distributor and the RP is a manufacturers logo. The FDA classifies this medication as being 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... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Percocet.
Sun, Sep 04 '16, 1:52 PM
What Does Apa Stand For
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WHAT DOES THE LETTERS APA STAND FOR? the two articles above contradict each other. top one says...apa means amt of acetaminophen & bottom one says, that apa is the amt of hydrocodone. i came here specifically for apa info. help me with the apa on my meds. thanks g. n. ## From what I could gather, it seems like a simple misunderstanding. APA & APAP are both commonly used abbreviations of Acetaminophen. This abbreviation is often used in the following context: "APA/Hydrocodone 325mg/7.5mg" Is this what you are referring to? I would suggest double checking with your pharmacist if you believe it has an impact on the quality of your medication. However, if you know the imprint on your pill, I can even look it up for you to determine it's exact ingredients. I hope this hel... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Acetaminophen.
Fri, May 17 '13, 10:47 PM
what is hydroc/apap2.5-167/5 ELXQUAL?
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I have several hydroc/apap prescriptions (syrup), and I can't remember if they are cough suppressants or not. I don't want to take it for my back pain if it is a cough syrup. I can't swallow pills, so I get the syrup form, and I don't want to take a cough syrup. The liquid is yellowish. Can anyone help me decipher the label? What does ELXQUAL mean? Also, how strong is one teaspoon...what pill strength would you compare it to. ...
Updated 7 years ago in Allergies, Cough & Cold.
Sun, Jan 10 '10, 1:44 PM
1 tsp of Hydrocodone-Apap liquid equal to what mg wise?
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Hi I am wondering with Liquid Hydrocodone-Apap Solution how much one teaspoon is equivalent to ...I mean is it like a 5mg pill? or what? Thanx ## I'm sorry, but since you didn't state the dosage of the liquid, I cannot answer your question, the liquid comes in varying dosages as well, so it will depend on that. This is a powerful narcotic pain reliever containing Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone. Please post back with the dosage information for the liquid and I will gladly look up this information for you. ## How much is 360 ml hydrocodone liqued/5ml equal to the pill? ## I have Loratab 7.5 liquid it says to take 5ml every four hours... is this equal to takin a 7.5 pill or how many ml does it take to be equal to the pill ## My 8 yr old was give liquid 7.5 hydrocodone from his tonsi... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Hydrocodone.
Tue, Aug 15 '17, 11:52 AM
Hydrocodone/APAP 10mg/500mg, does anyone know the difference?
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I have been taking the Pink one for over seven yrs, for breakthrough pain from an injured neck which has been rebuilt from C-4 - C7. Can anyone tell me IF these are the same or is one stronger or different from the other? I have tried the white knock-off 7.5's in the past and got very sick from them. I need to find out IF there really is a difference? Thank You! ## I cannot tell you anything about them, without knowing the markings on the tablets, that is what identifies them and the dosage. The colors do not mean anything. If you can post back with these details, I will gladly check for you. Do you still have them, so you can provide the imprint? ## Oval white one side 5 other side 8p 648 ## The pink one, I believe is 10mg oxycodone and the white one is either a Percocet or Vicodin... ...
Updated 9 months ago in Hydrocodone.
Mon, Dec 26 '16, 5:47 PM
What should I so?
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Hello I'm currently taking Hydrocodone APAP 10/500mg! I was prescribed 60tabs but after taking at least 10 of them I have not be releaved of pain nor does this medicine have an affect on me... What should I do? ## I meant relieved of pain And what should I do? ## Did you take 10 at once or separately? Because you should be informed that taking a lot at once can be very dangerous due to the Acetaminophen in this. It is toxic if taken in amounts exceeding 4,000mgs a day and 10 of these tablets would have been 5,000mgs. As to what you should do, the 10mg of Hydrocodone, a narcotic pain reliever, is the strongest that this is available in, so if it is not helping your pain, then you need to contact your doctor and discuss the issue with them. Have you called them, yet? ## my dr change... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Acetaminophen + Hydrocodone.
Mon, Dec 17 '12, 1:00 PM
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Hello At pain clinic recently and they changing me from fentynal 75mcg 1 every 3 days to embeda 60. The pharmacy having problems filling this due to work comp restrictions so they send me HCD 30mg until they can get embeda filled. Is this equivalent in pain reduction as the fentynal? reason i ask is im in alot more pain than usual. It takes effort to walk, my knees, hips, back, shoulders hurt really bad, Im currently taking this medication because of problems with knees,hips, back and right shoulder. ## OT os very doubtful that the pain relief is equivalent. Fentanyl is really the strongest narcotic analgesic on the market, it is 80 times stronger than Morphine, which is what is in the Embeda. The Hydrocodone is yet another step down on the pain relief scale, from the Morphine. I mean t... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Embeda.
Sat, Nov 24 '12, 4:21 AM
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I am trying to find out information on the above drug. In addition the numbers 5/500 ki was attached. Can you help discover what any of this means. ## It is a 5mg vicodin with 500 mg's of tylenol --- nothing big --- ## Hydrocodone is a narcotic pain releiver given for mild to moderate pain. The 5 is the amount of actual hydrocodone and the 500 is the amount of acetaminephen or tylenol in the pill. Also branded as Lorcet, Vicoden, etc. They are very commonly given after dental work or after a back or neck injury that isnt muscle related. These pills can be very addicting as they do give a sense of high if taken too much. Do not drink alcohol with these pills. ...
Updated 9 years ago in Vicodin.
Thu, Apr 17 '08, 9:49 AM
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what is it for? ## I have no idea what you mean by ELK, but APAP is Acetaminophen and Codeine is a narcotic pain reliever, so this is a narcotic analgesic. ...
Updated 11 years ago in Codeine.
Fri, Mar 03 '06, 9:06 AM
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m-360 ## The dosage of this tablet is 750mgs Acetaminophen and 7.5mgs of Hydrocodone, a generic for Vicodin ES. ## I RECENTLY FOUND AN OLD PRESCRIPTION THAT SAYS HYDROCODONE/APAP EMG500MG. THE TABLETS ARE WHITE AND ROUND AND ARE ENCODED 5658. CAN ANYONE VERIFY THAT THESE ARE REALLY HYDROCODONE, OR HAVE I PUT SOMETHING ELSE IN THE RX BOTTLE? ## Prescription: HYDROCODONE/APAP 7.5/750 TBMCK (White, oblong; scored one side, other side inscribed: M360) Do know what 7.5/750 means. Needs something for pain - do not want to use unless absolutely necessary - prescribed 9/2006. Know source (McKrodt spec Pharmaceuticals - cannot find when searching.) Any advice appreciated. ...
Updated 7 years ago in Acetaminophen.
Sun, Mar 21 '10, 9:06 AM
Oxycodone Apap 10 325
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i would like to know what apap means, an what does 10 mean an 325 mean i know it means amounts of drug but what drug witch amount. the tab has 106 on it. i think made by mylan. thank you. ## APAP is tylenol. The oxycodone amount is first, so 10mg oxycodone 325mg tylenol. Hope that helps. ## And damouthy1 is correct. APAP is just medical speak for Acetaminophen (the active ingredient in Tylenol) and the tablets contain 325mgs of it and 10mgs of the narcotic Oxycodone, this is a generic for Percocet. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and dry mouth. Learn more: Are there any other questions? ...
Updated 6 years ago in Oxycodone.
Mon, Jul 04 '11, 10:44 AM
hydrocodone apap 500
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I am trying to find out how many grams of codiene are in a hydrocodone-APAP 10-500 TABITP. Anyone know? confused about it. ## 10mg hydrocodone with 500mg of acetaminphen ## Hydrocodone is similar to codiene, but the two drugs are both different from each other. ## That is correct, there is no Codeine in this, the active narcotic in this medication is the Hydrocodone, 10/500 means it contains 10mgs of Hydrocodone and 500mgs of Acetaminophen, this is a generic for Vicodin. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and constipation. You can read more here: Did you have any other questions? ## funny v on back and cr 500 on font ## I have been given a generic prescription for Lortab. The bottle says Hydrocodone_apap 10-5-- tablets. They are white, oblone tablets with a h... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Sat, May 04 '13, 11:02 AM
what is the difference between -butal acet caff 50 325 40 & Butalbital apap caffeine 50 325 40 ??
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my primary dr prescirbed the "butal acet caff" one in Dec 2013 & then my nuerologist said it had aspirin in it so she gave me the "butalbital apap caffeine" today jan 2014 I take coumadin & my blood work has been messed up since dec. anyone know what is the difference between them ## There is no difference between the two you listed, APAP is just medical speak for Acetaminophen, which is what the acet stands for, not Aspirin as the neurologist thought. As to your blood work, what do you mean by messed up? Is your INR fluctuating greatly? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Butalbital.
Mon, Jan 27 '14, 5:27 PM
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YELLOW OVAL WITH 3601 PRINTED ON IAT ## Are there any other markings or logos on the tablet? ## My dad is 96 and taking Hydrocodone A + P 500mg for severe back pain. Can you tell me what the A + P refers to? Does it mean that a anti-inflammatory is combined with the hydrocodone? ## What do Hydrocodone A + P 500mg pills contain? ## AP is short for Tylenol or acetaminophen. That means your daddies pills have hydrocodone and 500 mg of Tylenol. ## I have a pill that is suppose to be hydrocodone -APAP 5-500 it is white oval and has a E on one side and an 8 5 on the other side is this a hydrocodone APAP? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Sun, Sep 20 '15, 4:42 PM

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