Withdrawal effects may occur if hydrocodone and acetaminophen is stopped suddenly after several weeks of continuous use. Your doctor may recommend a gradual reduction in dose.
It usually is taken every 4-6 hours as needed. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand.
May cause nausea, vomiting or constipation; notify your physician if these occur. May be taken with food if GI upset occurs.
This medication usually is taken as needed. If your doctor has told you to take acetaminophen and hydrocodone regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it.
This combination of drugs is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Avoid alcohol while taking hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Alcohol can increase drowsiness and dizziness caused by the medication, possibly resulting in unconsciousness and death.
However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
Some less common side effects are allergic reaction, blood disorders, changes in mood, mental fogginess, anxiety, lethargy, difficulty urinating, spasm of the ureter, irregular or depressed respiration and rash.
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