hydrocodone

hydrocodone
A potent analgesic derivative of codeine used as an antitussive and analgesic. Often used combined with aspirin or acetaminophen. SYN: dihydrocodeinone.

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hy·dro·co·done .hī-drō-'kō-.dōn n a habit-forming compound derived from codeine and administered in the form of its bitartrate C18H21NO3·C4H6O6 usu. in combination with other drugs (as acetaminophen) as an analgesic or cough sedative called also dihydrocodeinone see HYCODAN, vicodin

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hy·dro·co·done (hi″dro-koґdōn) a semisynthetic opioid analgesic derived from codeine but having more powerful sedative and analgesic effects.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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