Vicodin contains a combination of acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Hydrocodone is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodone. Vicodin tablets are used for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain. Vicodin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Generic Name: hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen Dosage Form: tablet Vicodin® Vicodin ES® Vicodin HP® (HYDROCODONE BITARTRATE AND ACETAMINOPHEN) TABLETS, USP Rx only CS-II Warning Vicodin Description Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen is supplied in tablet form for oral administration. Vicodin tablets are used for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain. Vicodin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
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