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Hydrocodone bitartrate is an opioid analgesic and antitussive and occurs as fine, white crystals or as a crystalline powder. It is affected by light. The chemical name is 4,5 a -Epoxy-3-methoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one tartrate (1:1) hydrate (2:5). It has the following structural formula:
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Each NORCO 5/325 tablet contains: Hydrocodone Bitartrate......5 mg Acetaminophen...............325 mg.
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Acetaminophen, 4-Hydroxyacetanilide, a slightly bitter, white, odorless, crystalline powder, is a non-opiate, non-salicylate analgesic and antipyretic. It has the following structural formula:
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NORCO(Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen) is supplied in tablet form for oral administration.
In addition, each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, pregelatinized starch, stearic acid and sugar spheres which are composed of starch derived from corn, sucrose, and FD&C Yellow #6. Meets USP Dissolution Test 1.
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NORCO 5/325 Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets USP 5 mg/325 mg.
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