Use and Features of the Tablet
It has the tendency to become addictive and has potential for abuse as it falls under the Schedule 2 Controlled Substance as classified under the Controlled Substance Act. This medication is meant for oral formulation and hence should be taken as a whole. Crushing or dissolution can cause adverse impact.
- It helps in the treatment of chronic pain and ache. It helps in treating back ache, rheumatoid joint inflammation and helps in relieving joint pain.
- It has a strength of 300 mg/5mg and the pill is of 17.00 mm size. It is a combination of both acetaminophen and hydrocodone.
- Out of the two in combination, hydrocodone is more potent and hence it is used as a more powerful pain reliver.
- It can cause drug interaction cause adverse impact when taken with MAO inhibitors like methylene blue infusion, isocarboxazid, rasagiline etc.
Side Effect from the Medicine
It can cause a number of allergic or hypersensitive reactions and hence show symptoms like breathing difficulty, hives, swelling around the face. It can even cause rashes and skin redness. It can lead to peeling of the skin. It can even cause mood changes and behavioral issues.
However, there are some common side effects which goes away with time and are temporary like fever, body ache, nausea, constipation, lethargy etc. The dosage depends on age of the person as well the condition of the individual. Nausea can be reduced by resting and lying flat on back.