White pill with red speckels 3604 and a V on the other side

RECALLED - Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Tablets USP; Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USPA capsule shaped white pill (with red speckles) with the imprint 3604 on the front, and V on the back of it is 325mg/5mg of Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate (made by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals).

Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate is a narcotic analgesic combination that is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, pain, back pain, and cough. Abuse of this drug may lead to psychological or physical dependence.

This prescription-only medication may pose a risk to an unborn fetus, and should be used only under a doctor's supervision.

According to Medscape news, the combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen works better than the combination of an opioid drug and acetaminophen for the relief of pain from dental operations, according to results from a new analysis of published data. The analysis also showed that the ibuprofen and acetaminophen combination was safer than combinations that include opioids. Find out more here.

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Monday, August 26 2013