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Find out more about AbbVie's Vicodin:

  • It's a generic product

  • It's available in three formulations

  • It's available with 300 mg of acetaminophen


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VICODIN® (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets, USP, CII) is a strong prescription pain medicine that contains an opioid (narcotic) used to manage pain severe enough to require an opioid pain medicine, when other pain treatments such as non-opioid pain medicines do not treat your pain well enough or you cannot tolerate them. Opioid pain medicines can put you at risk for overdose and death. Even when taken at the correct dose prescribed, you are at risk for opioid addiction, abuse, and misuse that can lead to death.

Important Safety Information about VICODIN1

Before taking VICODIN, tell your healthcare provider if you have a history of:

Tell your healthcare provider if you:

When taking VICODIN:

While taking VICODIN, DO NOT:

The possible side effects of VICODIN:

Get emergency medical help if you have: any trouble breathing; fast heartbeat; chest pain; swelling of your face, tongue, or throat; extreme drowsiness; light-headedness when standing; feeling faint; agitation; high body temperature; trouble walking; stiff muscles; or mental changes such as confusion.

These are not all the possible side effects of VICODIN. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.

Visit or call 1-800-FDA-1088. For more information go to

If you cannot afford your medication, contact

Reference: 1. VICODIN, VICODIN ES, VICODIN HP 5, 7.5, 10 mg (hydrocodone)/300 mg (acetaminophen) [package insert]. North Chicago, IL: AbbVie Inc.