What are narcotic medications?

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Narcotics are opium derivatives and synthetic compounds that mimic the effects of opium derived drugs, such as Demerol (meperidine) and Methadone (dolphine).

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What is a narcotic license for?

A narcotic license is for doctors and other medical professionals. When these professionals have a valid narcotic license, it means they can legally give prescriptions for certain narcotic medications.

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Does the drug tramadol hcl 50 mg contain any narcotics?

A narcotic, in the traditional sense, includes opiates and opioid medications. Tramadol is an opioid medication, so, yes, tramadol is a narcotic. It does not contain any other narcotic medications.

Is hydrocodone and tramadol the same medicine with different name?

No, they are two separate medications. Hydrocodone is a narcotic medication, and Tramadol is considered NOT to be narcotic.

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Is maxalt a narcotic?

No, Maxalt is the brand name of the Rizatriptan, which is an anti-migraine medication. It is not a narcotic drug and belongs to a class of medications known as the triptans.

Is Cymbalta a narcotic?

No. Cymbalta is not a narcotic, nor is it a controlled substance of any kind. Cymbalta is in the antidepressant class of medications (none of which are classed as controlled substances).

Atropine is commonly given preoperatively in combination with narcotic medications to achieve what outcome?

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Is Darvocet Vicodin?

No - Darvocet is (propoxyphene napsylate), and Vicodin is (hydrochloride bitartrate). They are narcotic pain medications. Both medications include acetaminophen and come in different strengths.

What is the difference between Vicodin and percodan?

Vicodin and Percodan are powerful narcotic pain relievers that are only available by prescription from a doctor. Vicodin is a schedule 3 narcotic, and Percodan is a schedule two narcotic. Both medications can lead to tolerance.

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