Lortab 7.5-325 mg is a combination medication of both opioid and non-opioid painkillers. It contains Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen as its main salts. One can buy Lortab online in generic form which belongs to a class of drugs called opioid analgesics. It is a controlled substance that directly works on the central nervous system and the brain and changes the way our brain reacts to pain. It comes in other strengths like Lortab 5-325 mg and Lortab 10-325 mg.
Lortab 7.5-325 mg is approved by the FDA to treat moderate to severe pain. Normally, it is prescribed when other painkillers don’t work. It belongs to Schedule II drugs which means, the government regulates a special regulation to sell and buy this drug. Reselling and distributing this drug without legal permission is an offensive crime.
Lortab can interact with other substances as well. These substances include other opioid medicines, sleeping pills, muscle relaxants, antidepressants, antihistamines, antifungals, antibiotics, HIV medications, medicine for seizures, Alcohol, and Marijuana. This is not the complete list of interactions. Before taking this drug, one should inform the doctor about all other medicines and supplements taken.
It is a very safe medication and its common side effects can be seen only during the initial stage of medication. However, misuse, abuse, and sudden withdrawal of this drug can cause life-threatening side effects. These side effects include:
- Sleep apnea
- Stomach/abdominal pain
- Difficulty urinating
- Slow/shallow breathing
- Severe drowsiness and dizziness