So i have been up most of the night because i am afraid to go to bed. I took 7 loratabs i have a little history with narcotics but nothing to serious i have just been having a lot of pain in my back lately and nothing seemed to work. I dont seem to be showing any signs of Overdose but i am just worried that i might have taken to many. I took these about 5 hours ago..
For Lortab 2.5/500 or Lortab 5/500 tablets, the recommended dosage is one to two tablets every 4 to 6 hours as needed, but not to exceed eight tablets in 24 hours. For Lortab 7.5/500 or 10/500, the recommended dosage is one tablet every 4 to 6 hours as needed, but not to exceed six tablets in 24 hours.
Lortab is a prescription pain medicine. It contains two medications: hydrocodone (a narcotic) and acetaminophen (Tylenol). Both medications can cause serious problems (even death) in the case of an overdose.
As with any medication, it is possible to take too much Lortab. The specific effects of a Lortab overdose can vary, depending on a number of factors, including the Lortab dosage and whether it was taken with any other medications or substances.
The hydrocodone component of Lortab may cause the following symptoms in the case of an overdose:
Extreme drowsiness, leading to a coma; Cold, clammy skin; Slow heart rate (bradycardia); Low blood pressure (hypotension); Difficulty breathing; Cardiac arrest; Loss of life.
The acetaminophen component of Lortab may cause the following symptoms in the case of an overdose:
Liver failure; Yellowing of the whites of the eyes and skin (jaundice); Dark urine; Nausea; Vomiting; Diarrhea; Loss of appetite; Sweating; Irritability; Confusion; Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia); Bleeding; Loss of life.
For more details, please medical advice if you fell symptoms listed in case of overdose, please be well & safe! It is not recommended to take more than the prescribed dose of any med.
- Lortab Information for Consumers
- Lortab Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lortab (detailed)
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