Hydrocodone bitartrate and acet aminophen is supplied in tablet form for oral administration. Hydrocodone bitartrate is an opioid analgesic and antitussive and.
“Drug seeking” behavior is very common in addicts and drug abusers. Drug-seeking tactics include emergency calls or visits near the end of office hours, refusal to undergo appropriate examination, testing or referral, repeated “loss” of prescriptions, tampering with prescriptions and reluctance to provide prior medical records or contact information for other treating physician(s). “Doctor shopping” to obtain additional prescriptions is common among drug abusers and people suffering from untreated addiction.
A Schedule CS-III controlled drug substance.
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Relieving moderate to moderay severe pain. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Contact (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center ( http://www.aapcc.org ), or emergency room immediay. Symptoms may include bluish skin or nails; cold and clammy skin; coma; decreased urination; difficult, shallow, or slow breathing; fainting; limp muscles; loss of consciousness; nausea or vomiting; pinpoint pupils; seizures; severe dizziness, drowsiness, or light-headedness; slow heartbeat; symptoms of liver problems (eg, yellowing of the skin or eyes, pale stools, dark urine, loss of appetite, unusual or severe stomach pain); unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual sweating or tiredness.
CSA Schedule 2 High potential for abuse.
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Warning for liver damage: One ingredient in this product is acetaminophen. Acetaminophen has been associated with cases of acute liver failure, at times resulting in liver transplant and death. Most of the cases of liver injury are associated with the use of acetaminophen at doses that exceed 4000 milligrams per day, and often involve more than one acetaminophen-containing product.
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One ingredient in this product is acetaminophen. Taking too much acetaminophen may cause serious (possibly fatal) liver disease. Adults should not take more.
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Pill imprint VICODIN has been identified as Vicodin 500 mg / 5 mg. The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up.
Pill imprint VICODIN has been identified as Vicodin 500 mg / 5 mg.
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Pregnancy Category C Risk cannot be ruled out.
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CSA Schedule 2 High potential for abuse.
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Generic Name: acetaminophen/hydrocodone.
Vicodin 500 mg / 5 mg is classified as a Schedule 2 controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA). Vicodin is used in the treatment of back pain; pain; rheumatoid arthritis and belongs to the drug class narcotic analgesic combinations. Risk cannot be ruled out during pregnancy.