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What is Vicodin HP?

The prescription pain medication Vicodin HP (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is a stronger version of regular Vicodin. It contains 10 milligrams (mg) of hydrocodone and 660 of acetaminophen, compared with regular Vicodin's 5 mg and 500 mg, respectively.

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