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What should I avoid while taking Lortab?

While taking Lortab (hydrocodone and acetaminophen), a prescription medicine to treat moderate to moderately severe pain, you should avoid driving or doing other dangerous tasks, because the medication can make you drowsy. You should also avoid taking other narcotics or other medications that contain acetaminophen, including over-the-counter drugs. Combining any of these drugs with Lortab raises your risk for serious side effects. Other drugs that can cause problems while you're on Lortab include certain antidepressants, particularly tricyclics and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). You should not take these without talking with your doctor if you're on Lortab. Avoid drinking alcohol while you're on Lortab, because it can dangerously intensify the painkiller's effects.

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