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Full Question: I take hydrocodone for stress/migraine headaches. I am currently breastfeeding my 6 week old son. My doctor told me to go ahead and breastfeed, and then take one or two tablets depending on how bad the pain is. I am wondering how long the medicine stays in my system? I don’t want my baby to get any of it but I know that whatever I eat or drink goes through my breast milk. They reassure me that it is safe to take these but does my baby also get it? Courtney. Answer: Dear Courtney; You didn't mention how often your headaches come; assuming they are only once a week or so hydrocodone with acetaminophen might be all right since they both have short half lives, which means that they leave the body pretty quickly. Therefore, if you just breast-fed (at least four to six hours after the last dose), that would mean there was very little medication left in your milk. The same would be true for migraine specific medications like triptans, especially...
Generic Name: PHENTERMINE - ORAL Pronounced: (FEN-ter-meen) Phentermine Oral Overdose
If overdose is suspected, contact your poison control
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Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison
control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: rapid breathing, unusual
restlessness, fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, chest pain, hallucinations,
seizures, loss of consciousness.
Phentermine Oral Missed Dose
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it
is near the time of the next dose or late in the evening, skip the missed dose
and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch
Phentermine Oral Notes
Appetite suppressants should not be used in place of
proper diet. For best results, this drug must be used along with a
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The FDA issued a notice that one lot of hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets with a dosage of 10 mg/500 mg has been recalled because some of them may contain a higher dosage of acetaminophen.
The affected tablets were manufactured by Qualitest, a subsidiary of Endo Health Solutions, and are from Lot Number C1440512A, with an expiration date of 12/13. The tablets are approximately 16.51 mm in length, pink, capsule-shaped tablets, with "3600" debossed on one side of the tablet and "V" on the other.
Unintentional administration of tablets with increased acetaminophen content could result in liver toxicity, especially in patients on other acetaminophen containing medications, patients with liver dysfunction, or people who consume more than three alcoholic beverages a day.
If you are taking hydrocodone/acetaminophen in the 10/500 mg dosage and are not sure if your medication came from the recalled lot, check with your pharmacist.
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