Hydrocodone is used to relieve severe pain. Hydrocodone is only used to treat people who are anticipated to need Medicines to relieve severe pain around- the- timepiece for a long time and who cannot be treated with other specifics or treatments. Hydrocodone extended-release (Long-acting) capsules or extended-release tablets shouldn't be used to treat pain that can be controlled by a Medicine that's taken as demanded. Hydrocodone is in a class of specifics called anesthetic(narcotic) anesthetics. It changes how the brain and nervous system respond to pain.
This causerie only includes information about the use of hydrocodone alone. However, be sure to read data about all the constituents in the hydrocodone- combination causerie and ask your croaker or Medicine for further information, if you're taking a hydrocodone combination product.
Hydrocodone comes as an extended-release (long-acting) capsule and an extended-release (Long-amusement) tablet to take by mouth. The extended-release capsule is generally taken formerly every 12 hours. The extended-release tablet is generally taken formerly daily. Take hydrocodone at around the same time(s) every day. Follow the directions on your traditional marker precisely, and ask your croaker
or Medicine to explain any part you don't understand. Take hydrocodone exactly as directed by your croaker.
Swallow the extended-release capsules or extended-release tablets one at a time with an abundance of water. Swallow each capsule or tablet as soon as you put it in your mouth. Don't presoak, wet, or master the extended-release tablets before you put them in your mouth.
Before taking hydrocodone, tell your croaker and Medicine if you're antipathetic to hydrocodone, any other specifics, or any of the constituents in hydrocodone extended-release capsules or extended-release tablets. Ask your Medicine or check the Medication Guide for a list of the constituents.