Description of Drug Vicodin 7.5 750 mg
Vicodin 7.5 750 mg is used as a pain reliever for the symptoms of moderate to severe pain. Moreover, Vicodin considers as prescriptions of opioid medication. However, it does not consider safe for the children below than 2 years of age.
Side effects of the Vicodin 7.5 750 mg:
Vicodin 7.5 750 mg has some harmful contents which can have side effects in human body. The side effects are
- Respiring depression
- Shallow breathing
- Upper abdominal pain
- Tiredness or weakness
- Appetite problem
- Urination problem
- Yellowing of the skin or eyes
- Stomachache or Vomiting
Chemical components of Vicodin 750 mg:
The generic name of the Vicodin 7.5 750 mg is Hydrocodone bitartrate. Chemically it is an opioid analgesic and occurs as fine white crystals or crystalline power. The chemical name of Hydrocodone bitartrate is “4,5α-epoxy-3-methoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one tartrate (1:1) hydrate (2:5).”
Structured formula of Hydrocodone Bitartrate
Acetaminophen, 4-hydroxyacetanilide, a slightly bitter, white, without smell (odorless), crystalling powder, is a non-salicylate analgesic and antipyretic
Structured formula of Acetaminophen
Indication of Hydrocodone bitartrate and Acetaminophen:
Hydrocodone bitrate and acetaminophen tablets are classified for the management of severe pain. The amount of pain which make people to addictive to opioid or drugs and other treatments are inadequate. For which hydrocodone bitrate is a sufficient adequate treatment.
Dosage and administration of Vicodin 7.5 750 mg:
The important factor dosage and time administration is to use low and effective dose with shortest duration consistent according to the symptom of patient. Initial dose of medicine should be one or two tablets every four to six hours as needed for pain; the total daily amount should not exceed 2 tablets.
Addiction and Misuse of Vicodin 750mg
Vicodin 7.5 750 mg tablets contain hydrocodone which is a schedule II controlled substance. As an opioid, hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets expose users to the risk of addiction, abuse and misuse.
Although the risk factor of an individual is unknown, it can occur if the medicine doses are misused or abused. Also it is possible to occur to by the prescribed amount as well.
Life- Threatening Respiration Depression
Serious life- threatening respiratory depression is reported due to the high uses of opioids and alcohol consumption. Moreover, if it is not recognized on time it can be harmful and leads to the patient’s death. Management of breathing analysis includes close observation of patient’s respiration progress, supportive measures and administration of medicines and uses of opioid antagonists etc.
Life-threatening, or fatal respiratory depression can occur at any time during the medicate period of the Vicodin 7.5 750 mg tablets. The risk is greatest during the therapy initiation or following doges increment time. Therefore, it is important to take care of patients closely within the first 24 to 72 hours of initiation of therapy.
Withdrawal symptoms of Vicodin 750 mg:
Prolonged use of Vicodin 7.5 750 mg and acetaminophen tablets can affect for the long term in the patient body. Neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome is unlike opioid withdrawal syndrome in adults. If it is not treated or recognize according to the guidelines developed by neonatology experts, it can cause harmful effects in the patient’s body and in the worst case it could be injurious to death.
In the case of prolong use of Vicodin 7.5 750 mg by a pregnant woman, the withdrawal symptoms of neonate can be harmful for the mother as well as for the newborn baby, if it is not recognized or treated at the specific time.
Patient with Chronic pulmonary disease or Cachectic or Debilitated Patients:
Prolong use of Vicodin 7.5 750 mg and acetaminophen tablets with acute or severe bronchial respiration depression in the unmonitored setting or in the absence of resuscitative equipment are contraindicated.
Life threatening respiratory depression is more often seen in elderly patients because they may have altered pharmacokinetics or altered clearance compared to younger and healthier people.
Cases of adrenal insufficiency have been reported with opiod use in the case of consumption of Vicodin 7.5 750 mg over the months. Presentation of adrenal insufficiency may include non-specific symptoms such as blood pressure fluctuation, weakness, dizziness, fatigue, vomiting, anorexia etc shown in the patient body simultaneously.
Other kinds of drug or opioids may be used as some cases reported use of a different opioid without recurrence of adrenal insufficiency.
Vicodin 7.5 750 mg and acetaminophen tablets may cause severe hypertension including orthostatic hypotension and syncope in the ambulatory patients. There is more risk for the patient whose ability to maintain blood pressure has already been made by low blood pressure and concurrent administration of certain CNS depressant drugs (e.g. phenothiazines or general anesthetics
Vicodin 7.5 750 mg and acetaminophen tablets have been for the cure of accurate liver failure at times resulting in liver transplant. Most of cases of liver injury are related with the use of acetaminophen at doses that exceed more than 4000 mg per day. Due to the high volume of Vicodin7.5 750 mg these hepatotoxicity problems occur. Therefore it is recommended to intake the volume of Vicodin 750 mg should only be prescribed by a medical professionals
Vicodin 7.5 750 mg is used as a pain reliever for the symptoms of moderate to severe pain. Moreover, Vicodin is considered as a prescription for opioid medication. However it is highly reactive medicine, therefore, highly advised to indulge only on the recommendation of the concerned doctor. if you want to order this medicine please visit at online Pharmacy llc