Qualitest, a subsidiary of Endo Health Solutions, has issued a voluntary nationwide recall for 101 lots of Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets , USP 10 mg/500 mg. Bottles from the affected lots may contain tablets that have a higher dosage of acetaminophen, and as a result, it is possible that consumers could take more than the intended acetaminophen dose.
The problem with getting too much acetaminophen is that it could result in liver toxicity, especially in patients on other acetaminophen containing medications, patients with liver dysfunction, or people who consume more than three alcoholic beverages a day.
The affected lots, were distributed between Feb. 20, 2012 and Nov. 19, 2012 to wholesale distributors and retail pharmacies nationwide. For a list of the lot numbers, see Qualitest's press release .
If you have hydrocodone/acetaminophen tablets from the affected lots, contact Qualitest at 1-800-444-4011. If you are unsure if you have the affected ...
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Definition Hydrocodone and oxycodone are drugs that are mostly used to treat extreme pain. Hydrocodone/oxycodone overdose occurs when someone intentionally or accidentally take too much medicine containing these ingredients. A person may accidentally take too much of the medicine because they are not getting pain relief from their normal doses. There are several reasons why a person may intentionally take too much of this medication. It may be done to try to hurt oneself or to get high or intoxicated. See also: Overdose This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222. Alternative Names Overdose - hydrocodone; Overdose - oxycodone; Vicodin overdose; Percocet overdose; Percodan overdose; MSContin overdose; OxyContin overdose Poisonous Ingredient Hydrocodone and oxycodone belong to a class of narcotic ...
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