Not Medical Advice: The pill with imprint BP 649 7.5 has been identified as Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone Bitartrate 300 mg / 7.5 mg.
It is used in the treatment of back pain; pain; rheumatoid arthritis; cough and belongs to the drug class narcotic analgesic combinations. Hydrocodone (a narcotic pain reliever) works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain, while acetaminophen (a non-narcotic pain reliever) can reduce a fever.
Though most painkillers are given for medical purposes, the drugs oftentimes find themselves in the wrong hands. Check out some tips to prevent painkiller abuse at Painkillerskill.org.
In pain relief buzz: Although medical cannabis sativa is now prescribed in 23 states in the United States for pain relief for musculoskeletal and arthritic conditions, cancer, headache and other conditions, there is limited evidence to support its use, say some experts. Find out more at Pain Medicine News.