Hydrocodone
Pain Management

How Long Does Hydrocodone Stay In Your System?

What is Hydrocodone? Hydrocodone is a semi-synthetic opioid drug made out of a naturally occurring substance from the opium poppy. It is much more potent than codeine and is used to treat moderate to severe pain. However, because of its extensive effects in the body, it is a controlled substance in the United States and preferred only when other pain-relief prescription medicines no longer work effectively. In America, it is called “America’s favorite opioid” because of its hefty demand for medical and recreational purposes. It is available in various forms…

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pain treatment
Pain Management

All You Need To Know About Pain Medications

Pain Medications Medicines to treat pain can provide immediate relief from pain. Whether you should take OTC drugs or prescription medicines depends on the severity of the problem you are facing, but both medications help suppress pain and give relief.  Over the counter medications Drugs like NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) and acetaminophen (Tylenol) are readily available to buy without a doctor’s prescription.   These medications block the substances known as COX 1 and COX 2 to relieve pain related to inflammation. Some of the NSAIDs drugs include: Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil)…

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