What are hydrocodone and acetaminophen?
Hydrocodone is in a gathering of medications called opiate torment relievers. Acetaminophen is a less powerful torment reliever that builds the impacts of hydrocodone. The mix of hydrocodone and acetaminophen is utilized to diminish moderate to serious agony.
Before taking this medication
Try not to utilize this medicine on the off chance that you are adversely affected by acetaminophen (Tylenol) or hydrocodone. Hydrocodone might be propensity shaping and ought to be utilized uniquely by the individual it was recommended for. Hydrocodone and acetaminophen ought to never be given to someone else, particularly somebody who has a background marked by medication misuse or dependence. Keep the prescription in a safe spot where others can’t get to it.
Before utilizing hydrocodone and acetaminophen, tell your primary care physician if you are adversely affected by any medications, or on the off chance that you have:
asthma, COPD, rest apnea, or other breathing issue;
liver or kidney illness;
a background marked by head damage or mind tumor;
low circulatory strain;
a stomach or intestinal issue;
Addison’s infection or other adrenal organ issues;
ebb and flow of the spine;
a background marked by medication or liquor compulsion.
Tell your primary care physician on the off chance that you drink more than three mixed refreshments for each day or if you have ever had alcoholic liver sickness (cirrhosis). You will most likely be unable to take a drug that contains acetaminophen.
FDA pregnancy class C. This medicine might be destructive to an unborn child and could cause breathing issues or habit/withdrawal side effects in an infant. Tell your primary care physician on the off chance that you are pregnant or plan to end up pregnant during treatment. Hydrocodone and acetaminophen can go into bosom milk and may hurt a nursing infant. Try not to utilize this medicine without telling your primary care physician on the off chance that you are bosom bolstering an infant.
In what manner would it be advisable for me to take acetaminophen and hydrocodone?
Take hydrocodone and acetaminophen precisely as it was recommended for you. Try not to take it in bigger sums, or use it for longer than prescribed by your primary care physician. Pursue the headings on your remedy mark. Tell your PCP if the drug appears to quit filling in also in soothing your torment.
An overdose of acetaminophen can make genuine damage to your liver. The most extreme measure of acetaminophen for grown-ups is 1 gram (1000 mg) per portion and 4 grams (4000 mg) every day. One hydrocodone and acetaminophen tablet may contain up to 750 mg of acetaminophen. Know the measure of acetaminophen in the particular item you are taking.
Measure the fluid type of hydrocodone and acetaminophen with an extraordinary portion estimating spoon or cup, not a customary table spoon. If you don’t have a portion estimating gadget, ask your drug specialist where you can get one.
Drink 6 to 8 full glasses of water day by day to help anticipate clogging while you are taking hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Get some information about approaches to expand the fiber in your eating regimen. Try not to utilize a stool conditioner (purgative) without first asking your primary care physician. You may have withdrawal side effects when you quit utilizing hydrocodone and acetaminophen after utilizing it over a significant lot of time. Try not to quit utilizing hydrocodone and acetaminophen abruptly without first conversing with your primary care physician. You may need to utilize less and less before you stop the drug.
This prescription can make you have surprising outcomes with certain pee tests. Tell any specialist who treats you that you are utilizing hydrocodone and acetaminophen.
If you need any sort of medical procedure, tell the specialist early that you are utilizing hydrocodone and acetaminophen. You may need to quit utilizing the drug for a brief timeframe.
Store hydrocodone and acetaminophen at room temperature away from dampness and warmth.
Monitor what number of tablets have been utilized from each new container of this drug. Hydrocodone is a medication of maltreatment, and you ought to know whether any individual in the family is utilizing this drug inappropriately or without medicine.
What occurs on the off chance that I miss a portion?
Since hydrocodone and acetaminophen is taken as required, you may not be on a dosing plan. On the off chance that you are taking medicine routinely, accept the missed portion when you recall. On the off chance that it is nearly time for the following portion, skirt the missed portion and hold up until your next routinely planned portion. Try not to go through additional medication to make the missed portion.
What occurs if I overdose?
Look for crisis restorative consideration if you think you have utilized a lot of this prescription. An overdose of hydrocodone and acetaminophen can be deadly.
Overdose manifestations may incorporate extraordinary tiredness, perspiring, pinpoint students, queasiness, regurgitating, dull pee, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes), disarray, cold and damp skin, muscle shortcoming, blacking out, frail heartbeat, slow pulse, trance state, blue lips, shallow breathing, or no relaxing.
What would it be a good idea for me to evade?
Hydrocodone and acetaminophen can cause symptoms that may impede your reasoning or responses. Be cautious if you drive or do whatever expects you to be conscious and alert. Try not to utilize some other over-the-counter hack, cold, sensitivity, or torment prescription without first asking your primary care physician or drug specialist. Acetaminophen is contained in numerous prescriptions accessible over the counter. If you take certain items together you may coincidentally take an excess of acetaminophen. Peruse the mark of some other prescription you are utilizing to check whether it contains acetaminophen. Abstain from drinking liquor while taking hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Liquor may build your danger of liver harm while taking acetaminophen. Cold or sensitivity prescription, opiate torment drug, resting pills, muscle relaxers, antidepressants, or seizure medicine can add to lethargy brought about by hydrocodone, or could slow your relaxing. Advise your primary care physician if you have to utilize any of these different meds while you are taking hydrocodone and acetaminophen.
Hydrocodone and acetaminophen reactions
Get medicinal crisis assistance on the off chance that you have any of these indications of a hypersensitive response: hives; trouble breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your PCP without a moment’s delay if you have any of these genuine symptoms:
shallow breathing, slow heartbeat;
feeling bleary-eyed, swooning;
perplexity, dread, irregular considerations or conduct;
issues with pee; or
queasiness, stomach torment, loss of hunger, tingling, dull pee, dirt hued stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
Less genuine hydrocodone and acetaminophen symptoms may include:
feeling on edge, bleary-eyed, or tired;
gentle queasiness, heaving, furious stomach, clogging;
cerebral pain, state of mind changes;
ringing in your ears; or