Combined side effects of Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone in Norco

In case you are using Norco, you can experience the side effects of both the medications that form Norco- Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone. Let us learn about the combined side effects of both medications.

Major side effects

Contact your health care provider immediately, if you notice any of the symptoms given below

More common

  • light-headedness
  • dizziness

Occurrence not known

  • tarry, black tools
  • chills
  • blood in stools or urine
  • leg, back and stomach pains
  • blood in vomit
  • bluish skin or lips
  • bleeding gums
  • choking
  • hoarseness or cough
  • decreased volume of urination
  • trouble or difficult breathing
  • breathing problems
  • difficulty in dribbling
  • fever with/without chills
  • fast heart beats
  • body swelling
  • headache
  • feeling or weakness or tiredness
  • appetite loss
  • shallow, slow, fast or irregular breathing
  • nosebleeds
  • difficult or painful urination
  • vomiting or nausea
  • sore tongue
  • sore throat
  • itching, hives, skin rash
  • chest tightness
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusual weakness or tiredness
  • speech problems
  • yellow skin  or eyes
  • upper right stomach or abdominal pain
  • continuing or severe stomach pain
  • swelling or puffiness of lips, tongue, face or eyes
  • pinpoint red spots on skin
  • side pain or lower back pain
  • white spots, ulcers or sores in the mouth or on lips

Symptoms of overdose

  • chest discomfort or chest pain
  • cloudy or bloody urine
  • extreme drowsiness
  • increased sweating
  • irregular heartbeat
  • no muscle movement or muscle tone
  • severe sleepiness
  • fainting, light-headedness or dizziness
  • unconsciousness
  • sudden increase in volume of urine
  • no pulse or blood pressure
  • general feeling of illness or discomfort
  • clammy or cold skin
  • decreased responsiveness or awareness

Minor side effects

Some of the minor side effects of acetaminophen or hydrocodone do not need medical attention. As the body adjusts to the medication, these side effects disappear. Your doctor can help you know how to prevent or reduce these side effects. In case these side effects become troublesome or exist for a longer period, do not ignore them, contact your doctor immediately.

More Common

  1. calm and relaxed
  2. drowsiness
  3. sleepiness

Occurrence not known

  • nervousness or fear
  • belching
  • hearing loss
  • impaired hearing
  • indigestion
  • difficulty in bowel movement
  • chest pain below breastbone
  • unusual weakness, drowsiness , dullness, sluggishness

The above mentioned side effects can be severe and need immediate medical attention. Seek emergency medical help in case any of the major side effects or symptoms of overdose persist. Symptoms of overdose can be life threatening too. In case of overdose the patient needs immediate medical help and you can call poison control centre to help the patient get right treatment on right time. Since the overdose results in toxicity, removal of toxicity from the body needs to be done in order to save patient’s life.

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