A semisynthetic narcotic pain reliever. Also acts as a cough suppressant. Hydrocodone is usually found in vicodin, and is a highly abused prescription drug.

Courtesy of StreetDrugs.org:

Hydrocodone is an orally active analgesic and antitussive Schedule II narcotic which is marketed in multi-ingredient Schedule III products. The therapeutic dose of 5-10 mg is pharmacologically equivalent to 60 mg of oral morphine. Sales and production of this drug have increased significantly in recent years as have diversion and illicit use. Trade names include Anexsia, Hycodan, Hycoming, Lortab, Tussionex, Tylox and Vicodin. These are available as tablets, capsules and/or syrups.

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