Hydrocodone is an opioid pain medication.
Uses of hydrocodone
It is used to relieve moderate or severe pain.
Hydrocodone Dosing information
Usual Adult Dose for Chronic Pain
Initial dose: extended-Release Tablets 20 mg orally every 24 hours
How should I take hydrocodone?
This drug should only be taken orally
Hydrocodone may be habit-forming, even at regular doses.
Follow the directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides.
Never use this drug in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed. Tell your doctor if you feel an increased urge to take more of this medicine.
Important information before taking this medicine
Do not crush, break, or open an extended-release pill. Swallow it whole to avoid exposure to a potentially fatal dose
The risk of addiction is real, even at regular doses.
Do not share this medication with any other person
Do not use this drug if you are allergic to it, or if you have:
severe asthma or breathing problems
a blockage in your stomach or intestines.
For added safety inform your doctor if you have ever had:
any type of breathing problem or lung disease
drug or alcohol addiction, or mental illness
liver or kidney disease
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