Yellow oblonged pill with 170 on one side and a slit on the other .:SHARP:.

Not Medical Advice: Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate 325 mg / 7.5 mg has been identified as a yellow, elliptical-shape pill with 170 imprint.

Hydrocodone belongs to a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers, while Acetaminophen is a lesser pain reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodone. Acetaminophen/hydrocodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain and treat conditions such as back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, cough and more.

Brand Name(s): Norco, Lorcet, Lortab, Vicodin, Anexsia, Co-Gesic, Dolacet, Duocet, Duradyne DHC, Hycet, Hydrocet, Liquicet, Maxidone, Stagesic, Zamicet, Xodol and Zydone.

In medical news, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a stronger, single-ingredient version of the painkiller hydrocodone, the widely-abused prescription medicine for chronic pain. The agency approved the pill Zohydro for patients with pain that requires daily, around-the-clock, long-term treatment that cannot be addressed with other drugs. Find out more here.

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Wednesday, November 20 2013