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    Lortab
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Combination medicines like Lortab contain narcotic analgesics (Hydrocodone) and Acetaminophen, and are used to relieve pain. This combination may provide better pain relief than either medicine used alone. In some cases, relief of pain may come at lower doses of each medicine

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, as it is unknown exactly how Lortab may affect your baby. 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 Lortab 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; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; increased sweating; low blood pressure; nausea or vomiting; nervousness or restlessness; pinpoint pupils of eyes; shortness of breath or unusually slow or troubled breathing; slow heartbeat; stomach cramps or pain; or severe weakness.

Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur: black, tarry stools; bloody or cloudy urine; confusion; dark urine; difficult or painful urination; fast, slow, or pounding heartbeat; frequent urge to urinate; hallucinations; increased sweating; irregular breathing or wheezing; mental depression; pain in lower back and/or side; pale stools; pinpoint red spots on skin; redness or flushing of face; ringing or buzzing in ears; skin rash, hives, or itching; sore throat and fever; sudden decrease in amount of urine; swelling of face; trembling or uncontrolled muscle movements; unusual bleeding or bruising; unusual excitement; or yellow eyes or skin.

Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen is supplied in tablet form for oral administration. Hydrocodone bitartrate is an opioid analgesic and antitussive and occurs as fine, white crystals or as a crystalline powder. It is affected by light. The chemical name is 4,5a-Epoxy-3-methoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one tartrate (1:1) hydrate (2:5). In 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.

Lortab has the following structural formula:

Lortab chemical structure
Generic name: Ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone

Brand name(s): Anexsia :: Anolor DH5 :: Bancap HC :: Brevicon :: Dolacet :: Estrostep Fe :: Genora 1/35 :: Jenest-28 :: Loestrin 21 1/20 :: Loestrin 24 Fe :: Loestrin Fe 1/20 :: Lorcet 10/ 650 :: Lorcet HD :: Lorcet Plus :: Lortab 10 :: Lortab 5/ 500 :: Lortab 7.5/ 500 :: Lortab Elixir :: Modicon :: Necon 1/35 :: Necon 10/11 :: Nelova 1/35 :: Nelova 10/11 :: Norco :: Norethin 1/35 E :: Norinyl 1/35 :: Ortho-Novum :: Ortho-Novum 1/35 :: Ortho-Novum 7/7/7 :: Ovcon 35 :: Ovcon 50 :: T-Gesic :: Tri-Norinyl :: Vicodin :: Vicodin ES :: Vicodin HP :: Zydone

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