Not Medical Advice: Pill imprint WATSON 540 has been identified as Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate 500 mg / 10 mg.
Acetaminophen and hydrocodone combination is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain, as well as relieve pain and lessen fever in patients. It doesn’t become habit-forming when taken for a long time. However acetaminophen might cause other unwanted effects when taken in large doses, including liver damage.
Hydrocodone belongs to the group of drugs called narcotic analgesics (pain medicines). It acts on the central nervous system to relieve pain, and prevents or stops cough.
US Brand Name: Anexsia, Ceta Plus, Co-Gesic, Dolorex Forte, Hycet, Lorcet, Lortab, Maxidone, Norco, Stagesic, Vicodin HP and Zydone.
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