What is hydrocodone Apap 5mg 500mg?

What is hydrocodone Apap 5mg 500mg?

This combination medication is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It contains an opioid 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.

What is Hydroco APAP Tab used for?

Hydrocodone and acetaminophen combination is used to relieve pain severe enough to require opioid treatment and when other pain medicines did not work well enough or cannot be tolerated.

What does hydrocodone APAP 5mg 500mg mean?

Hydrocodone/APAP is commonly used to treat short-term pain due to an injury, surgery, or dental procedure. Occasionally, it is used to treat chronic pain, migraines, or other types of recurring, long-term conditions that cause pain.It is often used (or rather, abused) inappropriately, as it contains a narcotic medication (see Hydrocodone/APAP Abuse).

What is the maximum dosage for hydrocodone?

The total daily dosage should not exceed 8 tablets. VICODIN ES ® (Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP 7.5 mg/300 mg): The usual adult dosage is one tablet every four to six hours as needed for pain. The total daily dosage should not exceed 6 tablets.

What is hydrocodon acetaminophen 5-500 used for?

Last reviewed on RxList 10/31/2017. Lortab 5/500 (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen) is a combination of an opiate (narcotic) pain reliever and a non-narcotic pain reliever used to relieve moderate to severe pain.

What happens when you snort hydrocodone?

– Redness around the nostrils – Damage to the inside of the nose, leading to nosebleeds and tissue decay – Coughing and runny nose – Septal perforation, or a hole in the cartilage between nostrils – If septal perforation is untreated, upper palate perforation (a hole in the roof of the mouth)