Not Medical Advice: Norco does not have aspirin in it. The prescription-only medication contains acetaminophen (Tylenol) and hydrocodone.
Acetaminophen is a fever reducer and a pain reliever, and hydrocodone, also a pain reliever, is an opioid (narcotic). The drug combination is used for moderate to severe pain.
Norco brand names include Hycet, Lorcet, Lortab, Norco, Verdrocet, Xodol, Zamicet, and Zolvit. There is a high abuse risk with this drug.
Common Norco side effects include: drowsiness, upset stomach, constipation, headache, blurred vision, and dry mouth.
Of interest, the Drug Enforcement Agency recently approved new federal rules that will make it more difficult to refill prescriptions for the most popular painkillers. The list of medications includes Norco, Lortab, and Vicodin. Find out more from the Minneapolis Star Tribune.