Lortab has been prescribed to you as a pain reliever following surgery. Two medications are combined in this one: acetaminophen and hydrocodone. It is intended to be taken orally and comes in a tablet form. An opioid analgesic, It reduces the amount of chemicals that send pain signals to the brain, which aids in pain relief. Acetaminophen is a milder pain reliever that enhances hydrocodone's effects. Lortab also available in deffirent strength which are lortab 10/325mg, Lortab 10/500mg, Lortab 2.5/500mg etc.