Brand Name: Lorcet 10/650
Generic Name: Acetaminophen and hydrocodone
Hydrocodone relieves pain. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodone. Together, Lorcet is most commonly used to relieve moderate-to-severe pain. Lorcet may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.
How to Take This Medication
Take Lorcet exactly as directed by your doctor. Take each dose with a full glass of water. Take Lorcet with food or milk if it upsets your stomach. Never take more of this medication than is prescribed for you. Too much Lorcet could be very harmful. Do not stop taking Lorcet suddenly if you have been taking it continuously for more than 5 to 7 days. Stopping suddenly could cause withdrawal symptoms and make you feel uncomfortable. Your doctor may want to gradually reduce your dose.
Lorcet is habit forming and should only be used under close supervision if you have an alcohol or drug addiction. Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have kidney disease; liver disease; asthma; urinary retention; an enlarged prostate; hypothyroidism; seizures epilepsy; gallbladder disease; a head injury; or Addison's disease. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby. If you are younger than 18 years of age or older than 60 years of age, you may be more likely to experience side effects from Lorcet therapy. Use extra caution.
Do not take Lorcet if you have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), or tranylcypromine (Parnate) in the last 14 days. Dangerous side effects could result. The most serious interactions affecting Lorcet are with those drugs that also cause sedation. Numerous drugs may lead to dangerous sedation if taken with Lorcet: Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over the counter medicines. Many other drugs contain acetaminophen, especially over-the-counter pain, fever, cold, and allergy medications.
Possible Side Effects Stop taking Lorcet and seek emergency medical attention if you experience any of the following: an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives); slow, weak breathing; seizures; cold, clammy skin; severe weakness or dizziness; unconsciousness; yellowing of the skin or eyes; or unusual fatigue, bleeding, or bruising. Less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose of this medication. Wait the prescribed amount of time before taking your next dose.
Avoid alcohol while taking Lorcet. Alcohol will greatly increase the drowsiness and dizziness caused by Lorcet and could be dangerous. Also, acetaminophen can damage your liver if you drink three or more alcoholic beverages a day. Avoid sleeping pills, tranquilizers, sedatives, and antihistamines except under the supervision of your doctor. These medications also may cause dangerous sedation. Do not share Lorcet with others for whom it was not prescribed, since they may have a problem that is not effectively treated by this drug.
Store Lorcet at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
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