Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen?

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• This medicine is used to relieve pain.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• This medicine may be habit-forming with long-term use.

• Avoid other sources of acetaminophen. An overdose may cause dangerous problems.

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider. You may be more sensitive to this medicine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid medicines and natural products that slow your actions and reactions. These include sedatives, tranquilizers, mood stabilizers, antihistamines, and other pain medicine.

• Avoid or limit alcohol intake (includes wine, beer, and liquor) to less than 3 drinks a day. Drinking too much alcohol may...

 
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