- Vicodin: 500mg acetaminophen/5mg hydrocodone
- Vicodin ES: 750mg acetaminophen/7.5mg hydrocodone
- Vicodin HP: 10mg hydrocodone/660mg acetaminophen
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Important Warning! - Vicodin and other similar pain medications in this class are intended for short term use only. Extended use can lead to physical and emotional dependence as well as physical tolerance.
- use should be avoided in people allergic to codeine or hydrocodone
- be aware of acetaminophen contained in over the counter products. Excessive acetaminophen can lead to liver damage of failure
- avoid alcohol when using hydrocodone containing medications
- don't operate motor vehicles or machinery when taking vicodin
- nausea / vomiting
- respiratory depression
Prolonged use or taking dosages greater than prescribed can lead to physical tolerance or physical and emotional dependence. Withdrawal symptoms can occur if Vicodin is discontinued after prolonged use.