What is Lortab?
Lortab contains a combination of acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Both medicines are pain killers. Hydrocodone is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodone. Lortab is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Lortab may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How should I take lortab ?
The information ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist. Dosage should be adjusted according to the severity of the pain and the response of the patient. However, it should be kept in mind that tolerance to hydrocodone can develop with continued use and that the incidence of untoward effects is dose related. The usual adult dosage for Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen.