Generic Name: DECONGESTANT/NARCOTIC ANTITUSSIVE - ORAL Pseudoephedrine-Hydrocodone Oral Uses
This combination medication is used to temporarily treat
cough and congestion caused by the common cold, flu, and other breathing
illnesses (e.g., bronchitis, sinusitis). Decongestants help relieve stuffy nose
and ear congestion symptoms. This product also contains a narcotic cough
suppressant (antitussive) that affects a certain part of the brain, reducing
the urge to cough.
This medication is not usually used for ongoing coughs
from smoking, asthma, other long-term breathing problems (e.g., emphysema), or
coughs with a lot of mucus unless directed by your doctor.
Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or
effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, this product is not
recommended to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years. Some
products (including some long-acting tablets/capsules) are not recommende...
I have had severe migraines for over 25 years and have gone to the same doctor for 35. After years of medications not working and taking over 1,600 MG of Advil a day, nothing worked until she gave me hydrocodone 10/325. My migraines the week before my period will be daily for 4-5 days and then I usually have a migraine 1 - 2 days every week. She has given me 30 pills a months for 4 years, with the notes to take 1-2 pills every 4 hours as needed. Well when I have the 4-5 days I will take approx. in those days 20-25 pills depending on when they hit. If it is closer to the weekend I can knock it out in 2 days. During the week I try to manage only taking meds at night. So over the last 25 years I now find that I need to take 2 pills at a time. I have asked that she increase me meds to 45 pills per month. She has refused and now wants me to sign a controlled substance agreement. She says she is concerned amount her medical license. Obviously not my pain or her patient. She ...
Alternative Names Overdose - hydrocodone; Overdose - oxycodone; Vicodin overdose; Percocet overdose; Percodan overdose; MSContin overdose; OxyContin overdose Symptoms When you take the correct or prescribed dose of these medicines, side effects may occur. In addition to relieving pain, you may feel drowsy, confused and in a daze, constipated , and possibly nauseous. When you take too much of these medications however, symptoms become much more serious. Symptoms include: Extreme sleepiness Breathing problems Small pupils -- the black circle in the colored part of your eye The first thing that will likely occur is that you will become extremely sleepy. Depending on how much you take, this can range from struggling to stay awake to being completely unconscious -- family members may shake you very hard without waking you up. The most dangerous complication of this type of overdose is the effect on your breathing. A hydrocodone/oxycodone overdose can cause your breathing to slow down, become more sh...
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