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In the US, Hydrocodone (hydrocodone systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: antitussives, narcotic analgesics and is used to treat Pain.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Cough suppressant


Chemical Name

Morphinan-6-one, 4,5-epoxy-3-metoxy-17-metyl-, (5α)-

Foreign Names

  • Hydrocodonum (Latin)
  • Hydrocodon (German)
  • Hydrocodone (French)
  • Hidrocodona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Hydrocodone (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • Idrocodone (OS: DCIT)
  • Dihydrocodeinone (IS: WHO)
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate (OS: USAN)
  • Calmodid (IS)
  • Curadol (IS)
  • Dihydrokodeinonbitartrat (IS)
  • Duodin (IS)
  • Kolikodal (IS)
  • Orthoxycol (IS)
  • Procodal (IS)
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate (PH: USP 38)
  • Hydrocodone Hydrogen Tartrate 2.5-Hydrate (PH: BP 2013)
  • Hydrocodone hydrogen tartrate 2.5-hydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Hydrocodone Hydrogen Tartrate Hydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Hydrocodone, Hydrogenotartrate d', 2.5-hydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Hydrocodonhydrogentartrat-2.5-Hydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Hydrocodoni bitartras (PH: Ph. Int. 2)
  • Hydrocodoni hydrogenotartras 2.5-hydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Hydrocodone Polistirex (OS: USAN)

Brand Names

  • Anexsia (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Andrx, United States; Mallinckrodt, United States
  • Ceta-Plus (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Seatrace, United States
  • Co-Gesic (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    UCB, United States
  • Dalmacol (Hydrocodone and Doxylamine, + Etafedine, + Sodium Citrate)
    Laboratoire Riva, Canada
  • Dimetane Expectorant-DC (Hydrocodone and Brompheniramine, + Phenylephrine, + Guaifenesin)
    Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, Canada
  • Flowtuss (Hydrocodone and Guaifenesin)
    Mikart, United States
  • Hycet (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Eclat Pharma, United States
  • Hycodan
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Canada
  • Hycofenix (Hydrocodone and Pseudoephedrine, + Guaifenesin)
    Mikart, United States
  • Hydrocet (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Carnrick, United States
  • Hydrocodon Streuli
    Streuli Pharma, Switzerland
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Actavis (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Actavis, United States
  • Hydrocodone bitartrate and Acetaminophen KLE 2 (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    KLE 2, United States
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Homatropine Methylbromide Gavis (Hydrocodone and Homatropine)
    GAVIS, United States
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Ibuprofen Actavis (Hydrocodone and Ibuprofen)
    Actavis, United States
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Ibuprofen Amneal (Hydrocodone and Ibuprofen)
    Amneal, United States
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate/Homatropine Methylbromide Associates (Hydrocodone and Homatropine)
    Pharmaceutical Associates, United States
  • Hydrogesic (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Edwards, United States
  • Hydromet (Hydrocodone and Homatropine)
    Actavis, United States
  • Hy-Phen (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    B.F. Ascher, United States
  • Ibudone (Hydrocodone and Ibuprofen)
    Kowa, United States
  • Kodone (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Cheminter, Guatemala
  • Liquicet (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Mallinckrodt, United States
  • Lorcet (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Forest, United States
  • Lortab (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    UCB, United States
  • Margesic H (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Marnel, United States
  • Maxidone (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Actavis, United States
  • Norco (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Actavis, United States; Watson, China
  • Novahistex DH (Hydrocodone and Phenylephrine)
    sanofi-aventis, Canada
  • Novahistine DH (Hydrocodone and Phenylephrine)
    sanofi-aventis, Canada
  • PMS-Hydrocodone
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Ratio-Calmydone (Hydrocodone and Doxylamine, + Etafedrine)
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Reprexain (Hydrocodone and Ibuprofen)
    Gemini, United States; Hawthorn, United States
  • Rezira (Hydrocodone and Pseudoephedrine)
    Hawthorn, United States
  • Sinalgen (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Grünenthal, Colombia
  • Stagesic (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Magna Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • T-Gesic (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    T.E. Williams, United States
  • TussiCaps (Hydrocodone and Chlorphenamine)
    ECR, United States
  • Tussigon (Hydrocodone and Homatropine)
    Monarch, United States
  • Tussionex (Hydrocodone and Chlorphenamine)
    UCB, United States
  • Tussionex (Hydrocodone and Phenyltoloxamine)
    sanofi-aventis, Canada
  • Vicodin (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    AbbVie, United States
  • Vicoprofen (Hydrocodone and Ibuprofen)
    Abbott, United States
  • Vituz (Hydrocodone and Chlorphenamine)
    Hawthorn, United States
  • Xodol (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Shionogi, United States
  • Zamicet (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Hawthorn, United States
  • Zohydro ER
    Zogenix, United States
  • Zolvit (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    ECR, United States
  • Zydone (Hydrocodone and Paracetamol)
    Endo, United States
  • Aseptobron Unicap (Hydrocodone and Chlorphenamine)
    Temis Lostalo, Argentina


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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