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

Vicodin (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is usually taken as needed to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. If your doctor has told you to take it regularly and you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless it's almost time for your next dose. In that case, just wait until then to take it. Don't double up to make up for a skipped dose, and always leave at least four hours between pills.

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