Hydrocodone is a Narcotic Analgesic used to treat pain. Hydrocodone works in the central nervous system (CNS) to relieve pain.
Be sure to tell your doctor of any allergies you have whether it is to medication or food, preservatives, or dyes. Tell your doctor immediately if you are, or become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Also, tell your doctor of any other medications you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, and any medical conditions you may have.
Avoid alcohol when taking this medicine.
It is very important that you take this medicine exactly as your doctor tells you to. Do not take more or less medicine than directed, and don’t stop taking Hydrocodone without discussing it with your doctor first.
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do NOT double doses.
Get medical help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur: cold, clammy skin; confusion; convulsions; dizziness; drowsiness; low blood pressure; nervousness or restlessness; pinpoint pupils of eyes; slow heartbeat; slow or troubled breathing; or weakness.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur: fast, slow, or pounding heartbeat; feelings of unreality; hallucinations; hives, itching, or skin rash; irregular breathing; mental depression or other mood or mental changes; ringing or buzzing in the ears; shortness of breath, wheezing, or troubled breathing; swelling of face; trembling or uncontrolled muscle movements; or unusual excitement or restlessness.
n addition, each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: anhydrous lactose, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, starch and stearic acid; except the 7.5 mg/325 mg, 10 mg/325 mg and 10 mg/500 mg tablets do not contain anhydrous lactose. The 7.5 mg/325 mg tablets include FD&C Yellow #6 Aluminum Lake; the 7.5 mg/650 mg tablets include FD&C Red #40 Aluminum Lake; the 10 mg/325 mg and 10 mg/750 mg tablets include D&C Yellow #10 Aluminum Lake; the 10 mg/500 mg tablets include FD&C Blue #2 Aluminum Lake; and the 10 mg/650 mg tablets include FD&C Blue #1 Aluminum Lake and D&C Yellow #10 Aluminum Lake. Meets USP Dissolution Test 1.
Hydrocodone has the following structural formula:
Brand name: Atuss HX :: Co-Tussin :: Codiclear DH :: Codotuss :: Cotuss V :: Entuss :: Fentuss Expectorant :: G-Tuss :: Gua HC :: Hycoclar Tuss :: Hycoclear :: Hycosin Expectorant :: Hycotuss Expectorant :: Hydrotuss :: Kwelcof :: Medcodin :: Pneumotussin 2.5 :: Propatuss Expectorant :: Tusso-DF :: Vicoclear :: Vicodin Tuss :: Vicotuss :: Vitussin Expectorant :: Vortex
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