HYDROCODONE (AcetaminophenMcodinOxycontin)

HYDROCODONE (AcetaminophenMcodin/Oxycontin)

Use: For Pain
Currently the single most prescribed drug in the world. More and more doctors are
getting huge payouts from pharmaceutical companies to promote these
hydrocodone, especially generic drugs. They make up more than 20% of the top
prescribed medications.
Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC), told Fox News that doctors are handing out narcotics like candy. Some
doctors are giving patients prescriptions for narcotics for even minor injuries.

How it Works:
It is an orally psychoactive compound that works as a narcotic and analgesic. It is
biotransformed by the liver into several metabolites. It is highly dependent on
metabolism by the Cytochrome P450 pathway.

Consequences:
Respiratory depression; bradycardia; coma; seizures; cardiac arrest; liver damage;
and death. Inherited genes such as the Cytochrome P450 affects metabolic
pathways-some cannot process it at all, whereas a smaller percentage can get even
more strength from it than usual.

Natural Foods:
Ginger, turmeric, berries, cayenne pepper, celery/celery seeds, cherries, dark green
veggies, walnuts.

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