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Mother has cancer and taking Hydrocodone. Any alternate medication without Acetomidephine?

hi i was just wondering because my mother has stage 4 cancer . She takes alot of hydrocodone , which as you know contqains alot of tylenol . The nurses,(from hospice) offerred her many options and a couple were roxicets (prn) My question is, I was under the assumption that Roxicets contained no acetomidephine. Upon doing research, I discovered that, my assumption was incorrect. Which medication in that classifactions contain no acetomidephine?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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Hi there,
Acetaminonophen is paracetamol or crocin and is considered one of the safest drugs out there. There has been concerns of liver toxicity with very high intake and may be prolonged intake like for years, otherwise its a very well tolerated medicine. It is a common ingredient of pain killer combos used in carcinoma patients.
In case you still want to know drugs without acetaminophen , some of commonly used are codeine, tramodol, ibugesic , mefenamic acid , diclofenac etc.
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Answered: Sat, 22 Jun 2013
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