Hydrocodone Bitartrate with Acetaminophen
MOA: Hydrocodone Bitartrate w/ Acetaminophen
Hydrocodone Bitartrate w/ Acetaminophen acts on the central opiate receptors and by inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis in the CNS and through a peripheral action by blocking pain impulse generation.
FDA Indication of Opioid Analgesics
Adverse Effects of Opioid Analgesics
Patient Counseling Tips of Opioid Analgesics
Patients should be advised to take Opioid Analgesics with food or milk to avoid _____ _______.
Patients taking Opioid Analgesics should be warned that these medications could be ________-forming.
Patients taking Opioid Analgesics should be advised to AVOID _________ while taking these medications.
Patients taking Opioid Analgesics should be advised that these medications are ____________.
As a result of constipation caused by Opioid Analgesics, patients should be advised to increase the amount of _____ and _____ .
fiber and water
NOTE: At least 6 to 8 full glasses of water daily