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What should I do if I miss a dose of Lortab?

Lortab (hydrocodone and acetaminophen), a prescription medicine to treat moderate to moderately severe pain, is usually taken on an as-needed basis. If that's the way your doctor prescribed it, you can't miss a dose. However, if your doctor has told you to take Lortab on a regular schedule, take the missed dose as soon as you remember, unless it's almost time for your next one. In that case, skip the missed dose and get back on your regular schedule. In any case, you should wait at least four hours between doses. Never take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

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