The Vicodin brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available.
What is Vicodin (Vicoden)?
Vicodin (Vicoden) is a narcotic analgesic and is used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. It contains a combination of two medicines - acetaminophen and hydrocodone.
Hydrocodone is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodone.
Do not use Vicodin (Vicoden) if you are allergic to acetaminophen (Tylenol) or hydrocodone. Hydrocodone may be habit-forming and should be used only by the person it was prescribed for. Vicodin (Vicoden) should never be given to another person, especially someone who has a history of drug abuse or addiction. Keep the medication in a secure place where others cannot get to it.
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