Hydrocodone Acetaminophen 5 500 Being Discontinued

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hydrocodone acetaminophen 5 500 being discontinued
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Do you know what they will substitute the hydrocodone whith ## Hi Rhonda, They're not actually discontinuing this medication. All they are really doing is lessening the amount of Acetaminophen in their products. It started sometime earlier this year, but all manufacturers have to abide by this new law which only allows up to 325 mgs of Acetaminophen. This is primarily due to safety concerns with liver toxicity. Some pain management patients suggest taking an extra Tylenol to make up for it. However I wouldn't necessarily recommend more of something that is considered to be so toxic. Perhaps steering more in the direction of natural alternatives would be a good choice if you're seeking additional relief with less side effects. I hope this helps! ## Thank you so much for your ... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Sun, Feb 22 '15, 2:19 PM
white hydrocodone watson discontinued
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Why are they discontinuing the white Watson Hydrocodone Watson now ? ## Hi, Harvey! Who told you it was being discontinued? Is it one that contains 500mgs of Acetaminophen or more? If so, that may be the reason. The FDA has requested that all manufacturers lower the amount of Acetaminophen in these combination medications to no more than 325mgs per dose, due to the danger of liver damage that can occur with long term use and the liver failure that can occur with overdosage. Some companies are already implementing the change and the rest are scheduled to have it completely by January of 2014. Learn more Vicodin details here. ## I've taken Watson yellow Norco 10/325 for years. Then the pharmacy started giving me Watson white Norco 10/325. I think the yellow is better. Now they switche... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Thu, Oct 30 '14, 5:01 AM

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