Take acetaminophen-Hydrocodone tablets or capsules by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow the tablets whole with a full glass of water. You can take acetaminophen-hydrocodone with food to prevent stomach upset. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
Contact your pediatrician or doctor regarding
the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Warnings and precautions:
Tell your doctor if your pain does not go away, if it gets worse, or if you have new or different type of pain. Do not take other pain medicines with acetaminophen-hydrocodone without advice.
Use exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose due to the possibility of liver damage or effects on your breathing.
If you get flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, muscle aches and pains), call your doctor; do not treat yourself.
If you are receiving cancer chemotherapy or other immunosuppression medicine, do not take acetaminophen with out checking with your doctor. Acetaminophen may hide the signs of an infection such as fever or pain.
To reduce unpleasant effects on your throat and stomach, take acetaminophen-hydrocodone with a full glass of water and never just before lying down. You may also take it with food or milk.
Acetaminophen-hydrocodone may make you drowsy when you first start taking it or change doses. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how acetaminophen-hydrocodone affects you. Do not sit or stand up quickly. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. These effects may be worse if you are an older patient. The drowsiness should decrease after taking acetaminophen-hydrocodone for a couple of days. If you have not slept because of your pain, you may sleep more the first few days your pain is controlled to catch-up on missed sleep.
Be careful taking other medicines that may also make you tired. This effect may be worse when taking these medicines with acetaminophen-hydrocodone. Alcohol can increase possible drowsiness, dizziness, confusion and affect your breathing. Alcohol can increase possible damage to your liver. Avoid alcohol while taking acetaminophen-hydrocodone.
Acetaminophen-hydrocodone can cause constipation. Make sure to take a laxative and/or a stool softener. Try to have a bowel movement at least every 2-3 days. If you do not have a bowel movement for 3 days or more call your doctor. They may recommend using an enema or suppository to help you move your bowels.
Many non-prescription medicines contain acetaminophen as an ingredient. Always read the labels carefully to avoid taking an accidental overdose, which can be dangerous.
Acetaminophen can affect the results from some blood sugar tests used by diabetic patients. Check with your doctor before you change your diet or the dose of your diabetic medicine.
If you are going to have surgery tell your doctor that you are taking acetaminophen-hydrocodone.
What should my doctor know before I take acetaminophen-hydrocodone? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
What other medicines can interact with acetaminophen-hydrocodone?
Because acetaminophen-hydrocodone can cause drowsiness, other medicines that also cause drowsiness may increase this effect of acetaminophen-hydrocodone. Some other medicines that cause drowsiness are:
Inform you physician if you experience any of the following:
Symptoms Requiring That You Contact Your Physician Immediately:
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