What is Norco?

Norco is available only in combination with other ingredients, and different combination products are prescribed for different uses. Some Norco products are used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Other Norco products are used to relieve cough.

Norco is in a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) analgesics and in a class of medications called antitussives. Norco relieves pain by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain. Norco relieves cough by decreasing activity in the part of the brain that causes coughing.

What is norco

Norco is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers. It is similar to morphine. Its pain relieving effect is much stronger than codeine but weaker than that of morphine or dilaudid. Used for the relief of moderate to severe pain.

Typical solid oblong pills, usually marked with dosage size (30, 40, 80, etc…)

Tabs, Norco, Vikes and Viko

Anexsia, Co-Gesic, Dolorex Forte, Hycet, Liquicet, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus, Lortab 10/500, Lortab 2.5/500, Lortab 5/500, Lortab 7.5/500, Lortab Elixir, Maxidone, Norco, Polygesic, Stagesic, Vicodin, Vicodin ES, Vicodin HP, Xodol, Zamicet, Zolvit, Zydone

  • Chewing
  • Crushing
  • Injecting
  • Sniffing

Short – Term Effects

  • Analgesia-numbness
  • Sedation
  • Euphoria
  • Feelings of Relaxation
  • Respiratory Depression
  • Constipation
  • Papillary Constriction
  • Cough Suppression

Long – Term Effects

  • Can produce severe respiratory depression
  • Skeletal muscle flaccidity
  • Reduction in blood pressure and heart rate
  • Coma
  • Respiratory arrest
  • Death