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Empirin Codeine

Empirin Codeine

INDICATIONS

Aspirin and codeine phosphate tablets are indicated for the relief of mild, moderate, and moderate to severe pain.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Dosage is adjusted according to the severity of pain and the response of the patient. It may occasionally be necessary to exceed the usual dosage recommended below when pain is severe or the patient has become tolerant to the analgesic effect of codeine. Aspirin and codeine (aspirin and codeine (aspirin and codeine) ) phosphate tablets are given orally. The usual adult dose for Aspirin and Codeine (aspirin and codeine (aspirin and codeine) ) 30 mg is one or two tablets every four hours as required. The usual adult dose for Aspirin and Codeine (aspirin and codeine (aspirin and codeine) ) 60 mg is one tablet every four hours as required.

Aspirin and codeine (aspirin and codeine (aspirin and codeine) ) phosphate tablets should be taken with food or a full glass of milk or water to lessen gastric irritation.

HOW SUPPLIED

Aspirin and codeine (aspirin and codeine (aspirin and codeine) ) phosphate tablets are available as:

325 mg/30 mg...........white, round, unscored tablets, debossed "3984" on one side and "3" on the other packaged in bottles of 100 and 1000 tablets.

325 mg/60 mg.......... white, round, unscored tablets, debossed "3985" on one side and "4" on the other packaged in bottles of 100 and 500 taablets.

PHARMACIST: Dispense in a well-closed, light-resistant container as defined in the USP. Use child- resistant closure. Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30° C( 59°-86° F). PROTECT FROM MOISTURE.

CAUTION: Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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