What Are You Struggling With?

Hydrocodone/acetaminophen (Norco)

What is the Generic Name for Norco?

Hydrocodone/acetaminophen

What is the Trade Name for Hydrocodone/acetaminophen?

Norco

What are the Indications of Hydrocodone/acetaminophen (Norco)?

  • Management of moderate to severe pain

What are the Actions of Hydrocodone/acetaminophen (Norco)?

Alters the perception and reaction to pain by binding to opiate receptors in the CNS, also suppresses the cough reflex

What is the Therapeutic Class of Hydrocodone/acetaminophen (Norco)?

Opioid Analgesic, allergy, cold and cough remedies, antitussive

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Hydrocodone/acetaminophen (Norco)?

Opioid agonists, nonopioid analgesic combinations

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Date Published - Jun 23, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 10, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.