My doctor is 3 1/2 months pregnant and takes hydrocodone. the possibility that large frequent doses of hydrocodone may cause birth defects.
It turns out that the high doses of acetaminophen in these products may actually present the greatest risk of harm. However, while the issue of opioid abuse during pregnancy is significant, it is only one of the important issues your questions raise. I will discuss the possible risks of each of these ingredients in turn. It seems apparent that your main concern is the possibility that large frequent doses of hydrocodone may cause birth defects.
Vicodin's starting dosage for adults is the 5/500 combination product of hydrocodone and Acetaminophen and may be taken 1-3 times daily on.
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Always follow the directions from your healthcare provider. If you have questions, ask! Pharmacists are a great source of information when you need help. Vicodin is prescribed for a wide variety of acute and chronic pain diagnoses.
BACKGROUND: Hydrocodone 7.5 mg with ibuprofen 200 mg is the only approved fixed-dose combination analgesic containing an opioid and ibuprofen.
The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of combination hydrocodone 7.5 mg and ibuprofen 200 mg with that of combination codeine 30 mg and acetaminophen 300 mg for the treatment of chronic pain.
Moreover, 1-tablet doses of combination hydrocodone 7.5 mg and ibuprofen 200 mg may be as effective as 2-tablet doses of combination codeine 30 mg and acetaminophen 300 mg. The results of this study suggest that 2-tablet doses of combination hydrocodone 7.5 mg and ibuprofen 200 mg may be more effective than either 1-tablet doses of this combination or 2-tablet doses of combination codeine 30 mg and acetaminophen 300 mg.
The standard dose of hydrocodone used to suppress coughing in dogs is .22 mg/kg every 6-12 hours. For use as an analgesic, the standard dose in dogs is.
A veterinarian's dosing instructions and/or those printed on the medication label should be followed closely. Doses may vary in different species, when the drug is given by a different route or concurrently with other medications, and with regards to a patient's age, breed, and health status.
Opiates in general should be used cautiously in geriatric or severely debilitated animals, as well as those with hypothyroidism, severe renal insufficiency, or adrenocortical insufficiency. Hydrocodone should also be used cautiously in animals suffering from head injuries or increased intracranial pressure and acute abdominal conditions.
But I want a good opiate buzz. I've taken a 7.5, 5, and another 5 all spaced about 30 minutes apart and I'm feeling good but I'm curious what a normal starting dose is? i wouldn't go past 20 mgs hydrocodone if you have no tolerance you're asking for nauseau.
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