Oral Hydrocodone Induced Acute Psychosis in an Adult Male: A CaseReport.
Author(s): Andleeb Rasheed, Regina Baronia, Pravesh Sharma, Terry McMahon and Saira MushtaqAndleeb Rasheed, Regina Baronia, Pravesh Sharma, Terry McMahon and Saira Mushtaq
Hydrocodone is an opioid derived from codeine, which has been used for many years as a short-acting analgesic combined with acetaminophen (or less commonly ibuprofen). Common and severe psychiatric side effects included include mental depression, mood changes, hallucination, delirium, somnolence, agitation, and dysphoria. This is a report of a particular case that resulted in acute psychosis after immediately starting on Hydrocodone because of back pain in a 35 year old male, with no past psychiatrist history. The patient returned to his baseline mental status after the hydrocodone was discontinued. Earlier research was published about these symptoms are the ones where hydrocodone was used in combination with other drugs, but in this unique case the patient was not any other medication .. Read More»
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