combination medication is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It
contains an opioid (narcotic) pain reliever (hydrocodone) and a
non-opioid pain reliever (acetaminophen). Hydrocodone works in the brain to
change how your body feels and responds to pain. Acetaminophen can
also reduce a fever.
product is not recommended for use in children younger than 6 years due to an
increased risk of serious side effects (such as slow/shallow breathing).
Nausea, vomiting, constipation, lightheadedness, dizziness,
or drowsiness may occur. Some of these side effects may decrease after you have
been using this medication for a while. If any of these effects
persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
constipation, eat dietary fiber, drink enough water, and exercise.
You may also need to take a laxative. Ask your pharmacist which type
of laxative is right for you.
reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when
rising from a sitting or lying position.
that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged
that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people
using this medication do not have serious side effects.
your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including:
interrupted breathing during sleep (sleep apnea), mental/mood changes
(such as agitation, confusion, hallucinations), stomach/abdominal
pain, difficulty urinating, signs of your adrenal glands not working
well (such as loss of appetite, unusual tiredness, weight loss).
medical help right away if you have any very serious side effects,
including: fainting, seizure, slow/shallow breathing, severe
drowsiness/difficulty waking up.
very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get
medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic
reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat),
severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects
not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you
are allergic to it; or to other opioids (such as
benzhydrocodone, hydromorphone, morphine, codeine); or if you have
any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which
can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for
using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,
especially of: brain disorders (such as head injury,
tumor, seizures), breathing problems (such as asthma, sleep
apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD), kidney disease, liver
disease, mental/mood disorders (such as confusion, depression,
thoughts of suicide), personal or family history of a substance
use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to
drugs/alcohol), stomach/intestinal problems (such as blockage, constipation, diarrhea due
to infection, paralytic ileus), difficulty urinating (such as due to enlarged
prostate), gallbladder disease, disease of the pancreas (pancreatitis).
drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis)
can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything
that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Avoid alcoholic beverages.
Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis).
products may contain sugar and alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol
dependence, liver disease, or any other condition that requires you
to limit/avoid these substances in your diet. Ask your doctor or pharmacist
about using this product safely.
having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products
you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal
may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially slow/shallow
adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially
confusion, dizziness, drowsiness, and slow/shallow breathing.
this medication should be used only when clearly needed. It may harm an unborn
baby. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
medication passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects
on a nursing infant. Tell the doctor right away if your baby develops
unusual sleepiness, difficulty feeding, or trouble breathing. Consult your
doctor before breast-feeding.