What is Lortab 7.5/325 mg?
Lortab 7.5/325 mg contains a combination of acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodone.
Uses of Lortab 7.5/325 mg
This combination medication is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It contains an opioid pain reliever (hydrocodone) and a non-opioid pain reliever . Lortab ASA works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain. Acetaminophen can also reduce a fever.
This product is not recommended for use in children younger than 6 years due to an increased risk of serious side effects.
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor. You may take this drug with or without food. If you have nausea, it may help to take this drug with food. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about other ways to decrease nausea (such as lying down for 1 to 2 hours with as little head movement as possible).
Lortab 7.5/325 mg Side Effects
The most frequently reported adverse reactions are
- nausea and vomiting.
What happens if I overdose Lortab 7.5/325 mg?
An overdose of Lortab 7.5/325 mg can be fatal. The first signs of an acetaminophen overdose include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sweating, and confusion or weakness. Later symptoms may include pain in your upper stomach, dark urine, and yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes. Overdose symptoms may also include:
- extreme drowsiness,
- pinpoint pupils,
- cold and clammy skin,
- muscle weakness,
- weak pulse,
- slow heart rate,
- blue lips,
- shallow breathing,
- or no breathing.
Before taking Lortab 7.5/325 mg medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other opioids (such as benzhydrocodone, hydromorphone, morphine, codeine); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. It may harm an unborn baby. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.