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Vicodinâ Side-Effects, Safety and Recall Information

According to the FDA, side-effects from Vicodin


®* are not common, but they can occur. Tell your doctor if any of these side-effects are severe or do not go away:


· lightheadedness
· dizziness
· drowsiness
· upset stomach
· vomiting
· constipation
· stomach pain
· rash
· difficulty urinating


If you experience either of the following side-effects, call your doctor immediately:


· difficulty breathing
· mood changes




*Vicodin® is marketed by Abbott Laboratories for pain relef. The active ingredients in Vicodin® are acetaminophen and hydrocodone.


 

Disclaimer: The information presented here is not meant to be medical advice nor to act as a substitute for medical advice. Serious side-effects, including death, could result if one were to take any prescription medicine without the supervision of a physician.



Copyright 2003, Thomas Manaugh, PhD