VICODIN CII

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VICODIN

Narcotic analgesics
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Hydrocodone bitartrate 5mg, acetaminophen 300mg; scored tabs.

Company:

AbbVie

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Indications for VICODIN:

Moderate to moderately severe pain.

Adult:

1–2 tabs every 4–6 hrs as needed; max 8 tabs/24 hrs.

Children:

Not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Risk of hepatotoxicity may result with acetaminophen doses >4g per day or involving more than one acetaminophen-containing product. Head injury. Increased intracranial pressure. Acute abdomen. Impaired renal, hepatic, thyroid, pulmonary, or adrenocortical function. GI or GU obstruction. Asthma. Post-op. Drug abusers. Elderly. Debilitated. Labor and delivery. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Potentiation with alcohol, CNS depressants, MAOIs, tricyclic antidepressants, anticholinergics.

See Also:

VICODIN ES

VICODIN HP

Pharmacological Class:

Opioid + analgesic.

Adverse Reactions:

CNS/respiratory depression, lightheadedness, GI upset, constipation, urinary retention, rash; hypersensitivity/anaphylaxis, hepatotoxicity (overdosage).

How Supplied:

Tabs—100, 500

VICODIN 5mg/300mg tablets (Qty:20)

appx. price $29.00