Zolvit

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen is supplied in liquid form for oral administration.

WARNING: May be habit-forming

(see PRECAUTIONS, PATIENT INFORMATION, and Drug Abuse and Dependence).

Hydrocodone bitartrate is an opioid analgesic and antitussive and occurs as fine, white crystals or as a crystalline powder. It is affected by light. The chemical name is 4,5?-epoxy-3-methoxy-17- methylmorphinan-6-one tartrate (1:1) hydrate (2:5). It has the following structural formula:

Hydrocodone bitartrate Structural Formula Illustration

Acetaminophen, 4'-hydroxyacetanilide, a slightly bitter, white, odorless, crystalline powder, is a non-opiate, non-salicylate analgesic and antipyretic. It has the following structural formula:

ZOLVIT™ (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen oral solution contains):

  Per 5 mL Per 15 mL
Hydrocodone Bitartrate 3.33 mg 10 mg
Acetaminophen 100 mg 300 mg
Alcohol 7% 7%

In addition, the liquid contains the following inactive ingredients: citric acid anhydrous, ethyl maltol, glycerin, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, saccharin sodium, sorbitol solution, sucrose, with D&C Red #33 and FD&C Red #40 as coloring and natural and artificial flavoring.



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