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- What is hydrocodone/acetaminophen, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for hydrocodone/acetaminophen?
- Is hydrocodone/acetaminophen available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for hydrocodone/acetaminophen?
- What are the side effects of hydrocodone/acetaminophen?
- What is the dosage for hydrocodone/acetaminophen?
- Is hydrocodone/acetaminophen safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about hydrocodone/acetaminophen?
What is the dosage for hydrocodone/acetaminophen?
The usual dose for adults is 1 to 2 tablets or capsules (hydrocodone 2.5 to 10 mg; acetaminophen 300 to 750 mg) every 4 to 6 hours or 15 mL of liquid every 4 to 6 hours as needed.
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