How Much Does Hydrocodone Cost

If you are experiencing a severe body pain that just doesn’t go away, you may need to consult a doctor and ask for a stronger pain medication. Of course, it’s not easy to work when you have body pains – they don’t only agonize mentally and physically, but you become less productive at work, and you’re not going to look good on your boss.

But going back to the situation where you have to seek the doctor’s help, if you are given a prescription that says you need to take a hydrocodone, you will finally say goodbye to your excruciating pains in your body.

For everyone’s reference, a hydrocodone not exactly a new type of medication. In fact, it is highly used in the United States. It is an opioid medicine, which comes in tablets and a liquid form, just like a cough suppressant. It usually Hydrocodonecontains acetaminophen (more commonly known as paracetamol) and is taken orally to treat or eliminate moderate to severe body pains. However, this should not be consumed by patients who have breathing problems like asthma or medical conditions in their stomachs.

Cost of Hydrocodone

Unfortunately, the hydrocodone price is only intended for customers who pay in cash. It’s not going to be valid when it is paid through insurance plans. With that said, the hydrocodone cost without insurance for an oral solution starts at $21,  while a bottle of 100 tablets is, at least, $21.86, depending on the dosage of hydrocodone and acetaminophen.

Let’s say, you have to buy a 200-mL hydrocodone oral solution with a dosage of 325 mg/7.5 mg per 15 mL hydrocodone oral solution. It means that for every 15mL of hydrocodone solution, there is 325mg of acetaminophen and 7.5 mg of hydrocodone.

The prices don’t only depend on the medication’s dosage, but they significantly vary on your chosen pharmacy. In that regard, here are other prices of hydrocodone based on the discount card that most pharmacies in the U.S. accept.

  • Oral Solution

325 mg/7.5 mg per 15 mL

118 milliliters$0.30/mL$35.4
120 milliliters$0.17/mL$21
450 milliliters$0.18/mL$80
473 milliliters$0.10 to $0.26/mL$47.3 to $122.98
750 milliliters$0.19$138.89

325 mg/10 mg per 15 mL

300 milliliters $2.18$653.10
600 milliliters$1.23$737.55

  • Oral Tablet

For this type of treatment, the prices greatly vary on the number of tablets you buy. Apparently, the price per tablet decreases when you buy in bulk. For this discussion, let’s take a look at the hydrocodone price if purchase 100 tablets.

325 mg/2.5 mg

– $0.87 to $0.88 per tablet

325 mg/5 mg

– $0.22 to $0.43 per tablet

300 mg/5 mg

– $1.49 to $1.54 per tablet

325 mg/7.5 mg

– $0.24 to $0.70 per tablet

300 mg/7.5 mg

– $1.67 to $1.68 per tablet 

325 mg/10 mg

– $0.27 to $0.71 per tablet

300 mg/10 mg

– $2.13 to $2.15 per tablet

Hydrocodone Prices at Local Drug Stores

Prices of generic hydrocodone at local drug stores are sometimes cheaper than other private pharmacies. Here are some of the prices for the oral solution and oral tablets as provided by GoodRx, Inc.

  • Oral Solution

*There are no prices for other dosages hydrocodone oral solution.

  • Oral Tablets
300 mg/5 mg$147.79$199.07$150.82$82.36
300 mg/7.5 mg$136.59$215.07$140.72$91.28
300 mg/10 mg$193.80$271.92$171.7$115.15
325 mg/5 mg$24.90$24.11$24.85$32.54
325 mg/7.5 mg$46.70$34.34$30.47$35.80
325 mg/10 mg$27.68$40.99$28.35$60.35

Precautionary Measures in Taking Hydrocodone

You can’t take hydrocodone if you don’t have a doctor’s prescription. If you want to make sure that this medication is safe for you, disclose the following information to your doctor:

– breathing problems or a history of lung disease; a history of kidney or liver disease;

– a history of brain tumors, head injuries, or seizures;

– instances of alcohol addiction, drug abuse, or a history of mental illness;

– if you have problems in urinating;

– if you have a QT syndrome, which is a heart rhythm disorder;

– if there is an obstruction in your stomach or intestines;

– if there are medical conditions affecting your gallbladder, pancreas, or thyroid;

– and if you have been using sedatives such as alprazolam, Ativan, diazepam, Klonopin, lorazepam, Restoril, Tranxene, Valium, Versed, Xanax, to name a few.

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