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Can it be prescriptoin Hydrocode?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 19, 2007
  • 11:39 PM

I have sickle cell desease which causes pain in various parts of my body. My doctor put me on tylenol with hydrocodone, and other times Ibuprophen with Hydrocode. I dont remember the time line but for about a year while taking these medications I started to have partial complex seizures. At first I paid no attention to the symptom of my seizures because I didn't know anything about them and thought I was maybe losing my mind. When I was diagnosed I continued to take the hydrocode along with the seizure medication and I still continued to have about 3-4 seizures a day. I went into severe deppresion and tried to end my life. Thank goodness that it did not work. While I was admitted into the hospital monitor ward, a doctor changed my pain medication to tylenol with oxycodone instead of the hydrocodone. When I was released from the hospital my seizures decreased alot although not fully gone. I thought about it and decided to stop taking the oxycode as often also. Today my head is clear and I have not had another seizure since. Regardless of how much I look on the internet I cannot find anything suggesting that hydrocone could have been the cause. Whoever can help me with the smallest peice of information, it will be much appreciated. I need to know before I start to make the same mistake twice by finding no connection with the two. My email is jeanyluv26@yahoo.com

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  • I have sickle cell disease which causes pain in various parts of my body. My doctor put me on Tylenol with hydrocodone, and other times Ibuprofen with Hydrocode. I don't remember the time line but for about a year while taking these medications I started to have partial complex seizures. At first I paid no attention to the symptom of my seizures because I didn't know anything about them and thought I was maybe losing my mind. When I was diagnosed I continued to take the hydrocode along with the seizure medication and I still continued to have about 3-4 seizures a day. I went into severe depression and tried to end my life. Thank goodness that it did not work. While I was admitted into the hospital monitor ward, a doctor changed my pain medication to Tylenol with oxycodone instead of the hydrocodone. When I was released from the hospital my seizures decreased alot although not fully gone. I thought about it and decided to stop taking the oxycode as often also. Today my head is clear and I have not had another seizure since. Regardless of how much I look on the Internet I cannot find anything suggesting that hydrocone could have been the cause. Whoever can help me with the smallest piece of information, it will be much appreciated. I need to know before I start to make the same mistake twice by finding no connection with the two. My email is jeanyluv26@yahoo.com links to Websites or anything you can supply
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    • January 19, 2007
    • 11:48 PM
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