Acetaminophen, otherwise called Paracetamol, is a drug used to treat fever and pain. It is used in combination with other painkillers to relieve pain in osteoarthritis, cancer, toothache, back pain, headache, and post-operative pain. Acetaminophen overdose can result in liver damage.

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I took Vicodin. How long will it take to clear from my system?

Query: Hi doctor, I took 60 mg of Vicodin over two days down for pain. I have a drug test coming up. How long will it take to clear in my system? I am 25 years old, 5'9" height and 165 lbs weight having a pretty fast metabolism.  Read Full »

Dr. Amrit Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Vicodin is a drug, which is a combination of Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone. Acetaminophen has a half-life of 4 hours and Hydrocodone has a half-life of 4 to 5 hours. So, both drugs combination that is Vicodin can be completely washed out from the body within one day...  Read Full »

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