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AbbVie's Vicodin is… Priced like a generic, because it is a generic2

Each formulation:

  • Contains 300 mg of acetaminophen

  • Is a generic product with a generic co-pay

What is Vicodin?

Vicodin®, Vicodin ES®, and Vicodin HP® are medications used for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.1

AbbVie's Vicodin is a Generic Product

Vicodin is available at your local pharmacy as a generic product.2 Vicodin is brought to you by AbbVie, and you'll pay a generic co-pay at the pharmacy counter.

Appearance of Vicodin Tablets

AbbVie's Vicodin tablets are white, capsule-shaped, and have a scored line on one side, together with the appropriate strength. The other side of the tablet is printed with the product name.1

Not Actual Size
Vicodin 5 mg/300 mg
1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours
Not to exceed 8 tablets
Not Actual Size
Vicodin ES 7.5 mg/300 mg
1 tablet every 4-6 hours
Not to exceed 6 tablets
Not Actual Size
Vicodin HP 10 mg/300 mg
1 tablet every 4-6 hours
Not to exceed 6 tablets

What should I know about taking Vicodin?

All three versions of AbbVie's Vicodin have a lower acetaminophen content in accordance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) request to drug companies to limit the amount of acetaminophen in prescription medications.3 You should not exceed the maximum dose of 4000 mg (4 g) of acetaminophen within a 24-hour period (acetaminophen is a part of Vicodin).

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USE AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION1

USE1

VICODIN® 5 mg/300 mg, VICODIN ES® 7.5 mg/300 mg, and VICODIN HP® 10 mg/300 mg (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen) tablets, USP are used for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain. VICODIN, VICODIN ES, and VICODIN HP contain two different ingredients: hydrocodone (an opioid pain medicine) and acetaminophen (a non-aspirin pain medicine).

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION1

Warning for liver damage: One ingredient in this product is acetaminophen. Acetaminophen has been associated with cases of acute liver failure, at times resulting in liver transplant and death. Most of the cases of liver injury are associated with the use of acetaminophen at doses that exceed 4000 milligrams per day, and often involve more than one acetaminophen-containing product.

Please see Full Prescribing Information, including Important WARNING, for Vicodin formulations and discuss with your doctor.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you cannot afford your medication, visit www.pparx.org for assistance.

References: 1. VICODIN, VICODIN ES, VICODIN HP 5, 7.5, 10 mg (hydrocodone)/300 mg (acetaminophen) [package insert]. 2. Data on file, AbbVie Inc. 3. US Department of Health and Human Services. FDA drug safety communication. US Food and Drug Administration website. http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/
ucm239821.htm
. Accessed January 21, 2016.