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Can I use Lortab if I have a history of Addison's disease?

You may be able to take the prescription pain medication Lortab (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) if you have a history of Addison's disease, but you should tell your doctor about your medical condition before you start the drug. Addison's disease affects the adrenal glands, causing them to not make enough of the hormones they normally produce. If your doctor says you can take Lortab, he or she will monitor you closely.

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