Drug Card

Vicodin ————————————————- Indication: Relief of moderate to severe pain ————————————————- Safe Range: Peds: <40kg 0. 2mg/kg-15mg/kg/dose q3-4h PRN. Maximum dose of acetaminophen 1000 mg/dose and 4000mg/day; Adult initially 10mg q3-4h PRN. ————————————————- Action / Where does it do its job: Reduces intensity of pain stimuli incoming from sensory nerve endings, altering pain perception. ———————————————— Contraindications: None known. Previous hypersensitivity ————————————————- Side Effects: Sedation, HOTN, diaphoresis, dizziness, facial flushing. Children <2 y. o. more susceptible to RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION. ————————————————- Strengths: (Vicodin) hydrocodone/acteminophen 5/500 mg ; Vicodin ES h/a 7. 5/750 mg; Vicodin HP h/a 10/650mg and 10/660mg ; ————————————————- ————————————————-

Drug Name: Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen Trade Name: Norco ————————————————- Indication: Relief of moderate to severe pain ————————————————- Safe Range: Peds: <40kg 0. 2mg/kg-15mg/kg/dose q3-4h PRN. Maximum dose of acetaminophen 1000 mg/dose and 4000mg/day; Adult initially 10mg q3-4h PRN. ————————————————- Action / Where does it do its job: Reduces intensity of pain stimuli incoming from sensory nerve endings, altering pain perception. ———————————————— Contraindications: None known ; Previous hypersensitivity ————————————————- Side Effects: Sedation, HOTN, diaphoresis, dizziness, facial flushing. Children <2 y. o. more susceptible to RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION. ————————————————- Strength: hydrocodone/acetaminophen 10mg/325 mg; 5mg//325mg, 7. 5mg/325mg ————————————————- Drug Name: Acetaminophen/Codeine Trade Name: Tylenol with codeine ————————————————-

Indication: Mild to moderate pain, fever ————————————————- Safe Range: 0. 5-1. 0mg/kg/dose q3-6h. [3-6 yo] Dose: 12 mg codeine PO q4-6h prn; [7-12 yo]Dose: 15-30 mg codeine PO q4-6h prn; [13-17 yo]Dose: 15-60 mg codeine PO q4-6h prn; Max: 60 mg/dose, 360 mg/day codeine; 1 g/4h and 4 g/day acetaminophen; Alt: 0. 5-1 mg/kg codeine PO q4-6h prn; ————————————————- Action / Where does it do its job:  Inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins that may serve as mediators of pain and fever, primarily in the CNS. ———————————————— Contraindications: Previous hypersensitivity. Active alcoholism, hepatic disease, severe renal impairment, phenylketonuria, G6PD deficiency. ————————————————- Side Effects: hypersensitivity reaction, hepatotoxicity, hepatic failure, renal failure. ————————————————- Strength: Codeine with acetaminophen 30/300mg ; 60/300mg; Tylenol with codeine solution ( codeine 12mg/acet. 120mg/5ml)