My bottle says HYDROC/APAP 7.5/500 TAB My doc gave me M357 last time but this time I have M358 Is that a higher strength or is it like batch numbers?
Thanks for any help.
White oblong tablets with M357 on them contain 5 mg hydrocodone and 500 mg acetaminophen. White oblong tablets with M358 on them contain 7.5 mg hydrocodone and 500 mg acetaminophen. So, the M358 tablets are a little stronger.
Remember, too, that if you have a question like this about a medication that you've been prescribed that your pharmacist is a great resource. I call my pharmacist several times a year with questions about medications since it's easier and often faster than calling my doctor.
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