Side effect(s) of Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone Bitartrate

Review the side-effects of Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone Bitartrate as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Most Common
- Lightheadedness, dizziness, sedation, convulsions, nausea and vomiting.

   Central Nervous System
- Drowsiness, headache, fainting, mental clouding, fear, impairment of mental and physical performance, anxiety, psychic dependence, mood changes, somnolence progressing to stupor or coma, malaise and lethargy.

- Constipation, upper stomach pain, loss of appetite.

- Urethral spasm, urinary retention, decreased urination, renal toxicity; spasm of vesical sphincters.

- Hypotension, bradycardia and circulatory collapse.

- Respiratory depression, irregular breathing and acute airway obstruction.

   Special Senses
- Hearing impairment or permanent loss of hearing, ringing in the ears, blurred vision.

- Cold and clammy skin, sweating profusely, rash and itching.

- Allergic reactions.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage and long-term use of this medication, because mental and physical dependence can occur.

Drug Name : Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone Bitartrate

Acetaminophen and hydrocodone is a combination of non-opioid and narcotic or sleep-inducing agents used to treat moderate to severe pain associated with inflammation. Acetaminophen increases the hydrocodone effects in relieving the pain, but this combination is often misused.

Trade Names for Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone Bitartrate

International :

Lorcet-HD, Lortab, Vicodin, Zydone, Anexsia, Co-Gesic, Hycet, Liquicet, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus, Lortab Elixir, Maxidone, Norco, Polygesic, Stagesic, Vicodin ES, Vicodin HP, Xodol, Zamicet, Zolvit.