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hydrocodone

 [hi″dro-ko´dōn]
a semisynthetic opioid analgesic similar to but more active than codeine; used as the bitartrate salt or polistirex complex as an oral analgesic and antitussive. Continued use may cause addiction.

hy·dro·co·done

(hī'drō-kō'dōn),
A potent analgesic derivative of codeine used as an antitussive and analgesic. Often used combined with aspirin or acetaminophen.

hydrocodone

(hī′drə-kō′dōn)
n.
A narcotic drug derived from codeine, C18H21NO3, used in its bitartrate form as an analgesic and antitussive.

hydrocodone

An opioid analgesic, antitussive, which also depresses respiration, used for cough and upper respiratory Sx of allergies or colds. See Opioid.

hy·dro·co·done

(hī'drō-kō'dōn)
A potent analgesic derivative of codeine used as an antitussive and analgesic. Often used combined with aspirin or acetaminophen.

hy·dro·co·done

(hī'drō-kō'dōn)
Potent analgesic derivative of codeine used as an antitussive and analgesic.
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This patient received IV fluids and hydrocodone bitartrate (Lortab Elixir) and was discharged home the same day.
The new rules mean that drugs such as Vicodin, Lortab and their generic equivalents will be subject to the same prescribing rules as painkillers such as codeine and oxycodone.
Zohydro is an extended-release form of hydrocodone that, unlike rival products such as AbbVie Inc's Vicodin or UCB's Lortab, does not contain acetaminophen.
Zohydro ER "has up to 10 times as much hydrocodone as Vicodin and Lortab and will come in a formulation that can be easily crushed, snorted, and injected."
"Zohydro ER is a controversial new prescription painkiller, which has up to 10 times as much hydrocodone as Vicodin and Lortab and will come in a formulation that can be easily crushed, snorted, and injected," Sen.
Yes/No [] Narcotic-based medication (Lortab, Percocet, hydrocodone, oxycodone or other) Do you take more than the recommended dose?
Typical Group of Orders For patients LESS than 65 years old (Begin after PCA or Epidural is discontinued if appLicable) acetaminophen-HYDROcodone 1 Tab, Oral, Tab, Q4H, PRN (Lortab 5/325 mg) forPain (Mid 1-3) acetaminophen-HYDROcodone 2 Tab, Oral, Tab, Q4H, PRN (Lortab 5/325 mg) forPain (Moderate 4-6) acetaminophen-oxyCODONE 1 Tab, Oral, Tab, Q4H, PRN (Percocet 5/325 mg) forPain (Mid 1-3) If allergic to hydrocodone or if hydrocodone is ineffective acetaminophen-oxyCODONE 2 Tab, Oral, Tab, Q4H, PRN (Percocet 5/325 mg) forPain (Moderate 4-6) If allergic to hydrocodone or if hydrocodone is ineffective acetaminophen-oxyCODONE 2 Tab, Oral, Tab, Q4H, PRN (Percocet 5/325 mg) forPain (Severe 7-10) If aLlergic to hydrocodone or if hydrocodoneis ineffective
Mallory had been terminated from employment on June 7, 2012, after learning from Walgreen's pharmacy that he had phoned in a fraudulent prescription for 120 doses of Lortab (acetaminophen and hydrocodone), a controlled substance.
Over their lifetimes, the pain relievers hydrocodone/acetaminophen (e.g., Lortab, Vicodin) and oxycodone/acetaminophen (e.g., Percocet, Tylox) were the two pharmaceuticals most commonly used for recreational purposes (70% and 58%, respectively), followed by the anxiolytic diazepam (Valium) (42%) (Table 1).
Dolacet, Lortab, and all his other trade names and generics.
He had five visits before I gave him a single prescription for 30 Lortab 7.5/500 mg while waiting for him to have an MRI to evaluate his "back pain." He vanished, then showed up at trial to testify that he could get any drug he asked for every time he saw me.
They hate the system because we can see they've popped around to different hospitals asking for Lortab. That's where I've noticed the most patient dissatisfaction.