The M366 pill is a medicine known as acetaminophen/hydrocodone. This combination medication is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It contains an opioid pain reliever (hydrocodone) and a non-opioid pain reliever (acetaminophen). Hydrocodone works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain.
Acetaminophen has can also reduce a fever.It is available as a prescription only medicine and is used for back pain, cough, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to acetaminophen or hydrocodone, or if you have:severe asthma or breathing problems; or a blockage in your stomach or intestines.
Better still tell your doctor if you have ever had any liver disease, a drug or alcohol addiction, kidney disease, a head injury or seizures, urination problems, or problems with your thyroid, pancreas, or gallbladder. Do not breast-feed while taking this m366 pill because this medicine can pass into breast milk and cause drowsiness, breathing problems, or death in a nursing baby. Never take acetaminophen /hydrocodone in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed.
M366 pill overdose can damage your liver or cause death. Tell your doctor if the medicine seems to stop working as well in relieving your pain.Since this medicine is used for pain, you are not likely to miss a dose. Skip any missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not use two doses at one time.Seek medical attention right away if you have symptoms of serotonin syndrome, such as:
- fast heart rate,
- muscle stiffness,
- loss of coordination,
- vomiting, or diarrhea.
Serious side effects may be more likely in older adults and those who are overweight, malnourished, or debilitated. Long-term use of opioid medication may affect fertility (ability to have children) in men or women. It is not known whether opioid effects on fertility are permanent.Common side effects include:
- feeling tired,
- stomach pain,
- or constipation.
M366 White Pill
Pill with imprint M366 is White, Elliptical / Oval and has been identified as Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone Bitartrate 325 mg / 7.5 mg. It is supplied by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. Acetaminophen/hydrocodone is used in the treatment of back pain; pain; cough and belongs to the drug class narcotic analgesic combinations.
Take the m366 white pill by mouth as directed by your doctor. You may take this drug (m366 pill ) with or without food. If you have nausea, it may help to take this drug with food. M366 white pill (acetaminophen /hydrocodone) dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
In children, the dosage is also based on weight. Do not increase your m366 white pill dose, take the medication more frequently, or take it for a longer time than prescribed. Properly stop the medication when so directed.
Though it helps many people, this medication may sometimes cause addiction. This risk may be higher if you have a substance use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to drugs/alcohol). Take this medication exactly as prescribed to lower the risk of addiction.
What is Hydrocodone : M366 Pill
Hydrocodone (Zohydro ER) belongs to the group of medicines called narcotic analgesics (pain medicines). Zohydro ER acts on the central nervous system (CNS) to relieve pain, and stops or prevents cough.
Zohydro ER and Hysingla ER are extended-release forms of hydrocodone that are used for around-the-clock treatment of severe pain. Extended-release hydrocodone is not for use on an as-needed basis for pain. This product is available in the following dosage forms: Solution, Tablet and Elixir. When hydrocodone is used for a long time, it may become habit-forming, causing mental or physical dependence.
However, people who have continuing pain should not let the fear of dependence keep them from using narcotics to relieve their pain. Do not crush, break, or open an extended-release pill (Zohydro ER). Swallow it whole to avoid exposure to a potentially fatal dose. Never crush or break a hydrocodone pill to inhale the powder or mix it into a liquid to inject the drug into your vein as this can cause death.
Hydrocodone may be habit-forming, even at regular doses. Never share this medicine ( M366 white pill) with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. Keep the M366 pill in a place where others cannot get to it. Store medication at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and light.
Also ensure to keep track of your medicine. You should be aware if anyone is using it improperly or without a prescription. Do not stop using this medicine suddenly after long-term use, or you could have serious hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms. Ask your doctor how to safely stop using hydrocodone.
M366 Pill : Hydrocodone Side Effects
Regarding M366 white pill or hydrocodone side effects, you should not use hydrocodone if you are allergic to it, or if you have: severe asthma or breathing problems; or a blockage in your stomach or intestines. Meanwhile tell your doctor if you have ever had:
- breathing problems,
- sleep apnea,
- a head injury,
- brain tumor,
- or seizures,
- drug or alcohol addiction,
- or mental illness,
- urination problems,
- liver or kidney disease,
- problems with your gallbladder,
- or thyroid/ a heart rhythm disorder called long QT syndrome.
Suddenly stopping hydrocodone use may cause hydrocodone withdrawal, especially if you have used it for a long time or in high doses. To prevent withdrawal, your doctor may lower your dose slowly. Tell your doctor or pharmacist right away if you have any hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms such as;
- mental/mood changes (including anxiety, trouble sleeping, thoughts of suicide),
- watering eyes,
- runny nose,
- muscle aches,
- or sudden changes in behavior.
Do not crush, break, or open an extended-release pill ( Zohydro ER )rather swallow it whole to avoid exposure to a potentially fatal dose. Also, never crush or break a hydrocodone pill to inhale the powder or mix it into a liquid to inject the drug into your vein. This can cause death.The side Effects of hydrocodone can include:
- noisy breathing,
- shallow breathing,
- breathing that stops during sleep
- a slow heart rate or weak pulse,
- pain or burning when you urinate,
- severe drowsiness,
- a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out; or low cortisol levels
- loss of appetite,
- worsening tiredness or weakness.
Make sure to seek medical attention right away if you have symptoms of serotonin syndrome, such as: agitation, hallucinations, fever, sweating, shivering, fast heart rate, muscle stiffness, twitching, loss of coordination, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.Serious side effects may be more likely in older adults and those who are malnourished or debilitated.