Watson 540

Watson Pills Identification


Watson 540 Oval Oblong Light Blue Pill

What medication is Watson 540 pill?

watson 540 APAP/hydrocodone
Oval oblong light blue (or bluish white) pill indexed with "WATSON 540" on one side and scored on the other.

Active Ingredients: Acetaminophen / Hydrocodone bitartrate
Strength: 500mg / 10mg
Manufacturer: Watson Pharmaceuticals

Available Brand Names: Lortab, Norco, Vicodin

There have been reports that in February 2013 Watson Pharmaceuticals stopped adding blue dye to their Watson 540 acetaminophen/hydrocodone pills, and now they are white-colored, without a hint of blue. However, they are still available as the same generic Lortab, or generic Vicodin, or generic Norco 500/10 pills.

A combination of acetaminophen (APAP, paracetamol) and hydrocodone is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Hydrocodone belongs to narcotic pain relievers. Acetaminophen is a milder pain reliever and a fever reducer that increases the effects of hydrocodone.

Watson Pharmaceuticals manufactures APAP / hydrocodone pills in a number of strenght combinations that include:

  • 325mg / 5mg (Watson 3202)
  • 325mg / 7.5mg (Watson 3203)
  • 325mg / 10mg (Watson 853)
  • 500mg / 5mg (Watson 349)
  • 500mg / 7.5mg (Watson 385)
  • 500mg / 10mg (Watson 540)
  • 650mg / 7.5mg (Watson 502)
  • 650mg / 10mg (Watson 503)
  • 750mg / 7.5mg (Watson 387)
  • 750mg / 10mg (Watson 3228)

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