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I would like to know what is the difference between vicodin and lortab! Thanks in advance!

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I think there is no difference. Both are hydrocodone, it is a mix of synthetic codeine and acetaminophen. Vicodin or lortab, these are most abused prescription drugs in USA. They are both painkiller, and I think it is just difference in name (brand)... vicodin, Percocet, Lortab or Lorcet.
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That is not true. Vicodin and Lortab both contain ACETAMINOPHEN (Tylenol) and HYDROCODONE. They simply have different strengths of each. However, they are both Schedule III drugs, which are not the most addictive nor regulated. Percocet, however, is a blend of OXYCODONE and ACETAMINOPHEN. Percocet is a schedule II drug because it is one of the most addictive and regulated prescription pain medications because of the OXYCODONE. Hope this helped.

- Janessa, CPhT (Certified Pharmacy Technician)
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what about stomach bleeding taking 10/500 mg lortab for 5 days one pill a day at night for pain.....but on saturday like the 4th day i had a couple of drinks.....and today tuesday i bled moving bowels..and it wasnt hemorroids cuz when i wipe no blood on paper after 2nd wipe
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first off lortab is a highly regulated drug because it falls into the narcotics categorie and is more abused in the U.S. because percocet and other stronger pain meds aren't prescribed as often thus harder to get, unless you have a quack doctor.
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first off jakum i get what you are saying about the metabolism rate of the methadone etc vs hydrocodone and do agree that is why it is less addictive. But ive had to be seen my many many specialtist in pain / for treatment etc... and for you to say the only way to get those certain prescriptions are from QUACK doctors has to be the rudest degrading to ones self , self explainitory personality of ones self that could be made... you make it sound as if you are not happy because you cant find a "quack" doctor for your drugs for pain *if you even have any* when the person was asking a simple question, but there is no need to refer to a doctor that actually helps by prescribing and monitoring the use of these much stronger drugs. methadone for one is only a few steps down from morphine itself.....and as far as getting addicted to them (this is for the person with the original question) you will get Dependant on them... theres a diff. between addicted and dependant. addicted is when you take then when you no longer need them in anyway, bependancy is when you need it to make your way of life tolerable and wehre you are in more control .. if you find the right doctor he/she will explain this to you and help you thru this....here is a sight i really really think you should try... *again to the person with the question that needs help* not Jakum. tru this websight where real doctors/ pa's / and real nurses help you and you post to... not some crack pot saying quack doctors bla bla''

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Lortab is hydrocodone hydrochloride.
Vicodin is hydrocodone bitartrate. (i'm not sure exactly what that difference means, but I'm sure it involves something to do with the formula and how it's broken down in your body)
Both typically contain either 5, 7.5, or 10 mg of hydrocodone along with 500mg of tylenol.
I think that the formulations of hydrocodone with 650mg of tylenol are things like lorcet, while hydrocodone with 325mg of tylenol is Norco.
There are formulas of hydrocodone which contain ibuprofen instead of tylenol, but I'm not sure what those are called...
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i have been taking vicodin for a year and ahalf is that bad i mean like 7 a day
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you do know that you are taking an acetaminophen correct? The combination of this type of drug with alcohol results in stomach bleeding. The reason is the drug taken almost weakens the mucus lining in the stomach, and is thus absorbed greater. however, this leaves that organ very susceptible to becoming "sore." When you drink alcohol, which is actually a TOXIN to your body, it tries to absorb, and then filter this out of your system. However, your stomach lining is now weakened from the acetaminophen. So now when your body absorbs the alcohol, instead of a mucus lining preventing over absorption, or any sort of thing like that, it was been fully absorbed and the harsh chemical make-up of alcohol causes your stomach to bleed. 3 drinks will cause it to bleed, but with normal healing without a doctor, your fine. However, if you drink more than that and become completely hammered or bleed more continuously, see a doctor.
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Hydrocodone and ibuprofen are called vicuprofen. spelling im not sure of
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i don't know what the differences are but there are some although dr's and pharmacy will tell you there isnt. i can take lorcet and norco just fine..lortab and vicodin make me itch like crazy though i can still take them just not as comfortably..the amount of tylenol in them can affect your kidneys if taken long term
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both are the same as in the way they affect you, you may feel as if one helps more than the other, but it is a physiological thing. i know because i have taken both lortab and vicodin and i personally can not tell any difference, both will help most kinds of pain if taken right. if you take it jus to get high then in the long run you are only building a tolerance an when you really need one, a normal dosage will not help.
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these are called vicoprofen 7.5 of hydcodone and 400 of ibprofen
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Vicuprophen is great for relieving moderate to even some severe pain involving a possible muscle spasm ( which causes pain). Vicoprophen is commonly also doses at 5mg, 7.5, and 10mg of hydrocodone-hydrochloride. And, FINALLY, yes, you're right about the diff. between Vicodin and hydrocodone/APAP (APAP means Tylenol, or equivalent) or lortab, although it SEEMS that usually Vicodin is precribed in only the 5mg/500APAP doses, while Lortab is in 5, 7.5, and 10mg/500APAP. The nice thing about one ofthe oxycodone/APAP combos is the fact one has just 325mg of Tylenol and that;s very helpful b/c it wil lead to far less potential overdose on Tylenol, which BTW is the 2nd leading cause of ER visits.
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vicoprofen, is the way its spelled. I was on it for a year, doctors in my area give it out more that vics,and tabs since those are easier abused and easily sold on the street here than vicoprofen, and it kicks butt for pain management. Also less addictive than oxycodone.
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