Active Ingredient(s):Acetaminophen + Benzhydrocodone Hydrochloride FDA Approved: * February 23, 2018 Pharm Company: *KEMPHARM Category:Pain Relief
Benzhydrocodone (INN) (contracted from benzoate-hydrocodone) is an opioid prodrug of the morphinan class. Its chemical structure consists of hydrocodone coupled with benzoic acid. Benzhydrocodone itself is inactive and acts as a prodrug to hydrocodone upon cleavage of the benzoate portion of the molecule.
It is designed to be an opioid analgesic with a low chance of recreational use.
Created by Kempharm, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company in Coralville, Io...
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.