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When can I stop taking Lortab?

Your doctor will probably have you stop taking the prescription pain medication Lortab (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) when your pain subsides. Do not stop taking Lortab without talking with your doctor first. If you have been taking this drug for several weeks or longer, stopping it suddenly can cause withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea, diarrhea and profuse sweating. Get instructions from your doctor about how to gradually taper off and then stop the drug.

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