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Hydrocodone
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Vicodin; Lortab; Vicoprofen; Zohydro;
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Analgesic; Antitussive
CHEMICAL NAME
4,5a-Epoxy-3-methoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one
DESCRIPTION
Hydrocodone is an opiate agonist, analgesic and antitussive used in the treatment of mild to moderate pain. It is primarily available in combination with other analgesics such as acetaminophen/paracetamol, aspirin, or ibuprofen.
CAUTION
Many hydrocodone preparations contain analgesics such as acetaminophen, which can be toxic to the liver in high doses.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY
April 2016 - Fentanyl-containing fake Norco (hydrocodone & acetaminophen) tablets linked to overdoses in California.