Panacet is one of the many brand name drugs containing acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Alcohol may increase your risk of liver damage while taking acetaminophen,” and it can decrease your respiration as a result of the hydrocodone and alcohol combining. Large doses of Panacet can cause severe respiratory depression to the point where the individual stops breathing. Liver failure can also result from large amounts of acetaminophen being taken.
Palladone is a brand name, extended-release medication containing hydromorphone, a powerful opioid drug. Palladone use can have certain risks, especially those associated with high doses. Overdose, whether accidental or purposeful, can cause severe respiratory depression, which can end in coma, brain damage, and even death. Decreased sexual desire, hallucinations and seizures could be a sign of dangerous reactions to the medication.
Temesta is a brand name medication containing lorazepam, a benzodiazepine. Those who take a medication of this type for more than a few weeks will often become dependent on it. It is EXTREMELY important that a person dependent on Temesta never stops taking the drug suddenly, as withdrawal symptoms can be severe, even deadly. A Temesta overdose can be deadly. Sedative medications can slow one’s breathing to a dangerous degree, possibly causing a coma, brain damage, and even death.
Tussionex is a prescription form of cough syrup that contains chlorpheniramine and hydrocodone. Tussionex can cause a dangerous overdose if taken in large enough doses. The drug, like other opioid-based medications, can cause respiratory depression to the point of stopping one’s breathing altogether, and an individual who overdoses on it will require immediate treatment. Possible effects of a Tussionex overdose include coma, brain damage and death.
Ryzolt is one of the brand names of the opioid drug tramadol. Ryzolt can be habit-forming, but it can also cause severe effects like no other opioid can, including a life-threatening withdrawal syndrome seen in certain patients. Tramadol withdrawal” is a syndrome associated with hallucinations, paranoia, panic attacks and other psychotic effects. A person could potentially overdose on the drug, causing respiratory depression that can be deadly.
Roxicodone is one of the many brand name drugs containing the opioid oxycodone. While the medication can be helpful for the treatment of pain, it can also become addictive if abused. According to the Center for Substance Abuse Research, oxycodone products can cause an “increased pressure of cerebral and spinal fluid,” which can be potentially dangerous. In addition, seizures sometimes occur as a side effect of taking Roxicodone, but this is a rare occurrence.