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   Posted 10/1/2011 7:42 PM (GMT -6)   
My child just had surgery and was prescribed Norco for pain. The prescription is for a 7.5 milligram. I have never heard of this and I was wondering if any of you have ever heard of or taken this prescription. Thanks for yourhelp :)

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   Posted 10/1/2011 8:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello Harley!

These are Lortab's. (Hydrocodone) Sorry to hear that your son had to have surgery. Hope he gets to feeling better soon.

Take care,

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   Posted 10/1/2011 9:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Also known as wishes to you and your son. I hope he has a speedy recovery!
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   Posted 10/1/2011 9:17 PM (GMT -6)   

Yep, agree w/ everyone. How old is your son? My first experience w/ this was when my 13 year old (now 16) - who's a big guy - had some oral surgery and got Norco. He swears he'll never take it again. It spaced him out....

I just had another have oral surgery - and he got Tylenol w/ Codeine, but he's much smaller - and even that zonked him out.

Good luck; let us know how he does. If he's not used to those type of meds, you might want to have him eat a couple of dry crackers to have something on his stomach.


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   Posted 10/2/2011 3:58 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks guys. My "baby" is 19 and this was his 1st surgery and experience with any type of pain medication. He had a growth removed from above his knee. I have taken lortabs for several years, but I've never seen or heard of these. He seems to tolerate them okay.....but I don't think they are taking care of his pain. We quickly found out that he has to eat when taking these. LOL...
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