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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
DITROPAN XL® must be swallowed whole with the aid of liquids, and must not be chewed, divided, or crushed.
DITROPAN XL® may be administered with or without food.
The recommended starting dose of DITROPAN XL® is 5 or 10 mg once daily at approximately the same time each day. Dosage may be adjusted in 5-mg increments to achieve a balance of efficacy and tolerability (up to a maximum of 30 mg/day). In general, dosage adjustment may proceed at approximately weekly intervals.
Pediatric Patients Aged 6 Years Of Age And Older
The recommended starting dose of DITROPAN XL® is 5 mg once daily at approximately the same time each day. Dosage may be adjusted in 5-mg increments to achieve a balance of efficacy and tolerability (up to a maximum of 20 mg/day).
Dosage Forms And Strengths
DITROPAN XL® extended-release tablets are available as 5, 10 and 15 mg tablets for oral use:
5 mg: Pale yellow, round, tablet with "5 XL" printed on one side with black ink.
10 mg: Pink, round, tablet with "10 XL" printed on one side with black ink.
15 mg: Gray, round, tablet with "15 XL" printed on one side with black ink.
Storage And Handling
DITROPAN XL® extended-release tablets are available in three dosage strengths, 5 mg (pale yellow), 10 mg (pink), and 15 mg (gray) and are imprinted on one side with "5 XL", "10 XL", or "15 XL" with black ink. DITROPAN XL® extended-release tablets are supplied in bottles of 100 tablets.
|5 mg||100 count bottle||NDC 50458-805-01|
|10 mg||100 count bottle||NDC 50458-810-01|
|15 mg||100 count bottle||NDC 50458-815-01|
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15–30°C (59–86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Protect from moisture and humidity.
Manufactured by: ALZA Corporation, Vacaville, CA 95688. Revised: Feb 2015This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/12/2016
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