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Hycodan

Hycodan

INDICATIONS

HYCODAN (hydrocodone bitartrate and homatropine methylbromide) is indicated for the symptomatic relief of cough in adults and children 6 years of age and older.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

It is important that HYCODAN (hydrocodone bitartrate and homatropine methylbromide) oral solution is measured with an accurate measuring device (see PRECAUTIONS - Information for Patients). A household teaspoon is not an accurate measuring device and could lead to overdosage, especially when a half a teaspoon is to be measured. It is strongly recommended that an accurate measuring device be used. A pharmacist can provide an appropriate measuring device and can provide instructions for measuring the correct dose.

Adults and Adolescents 12 years of Age and Older

One (1) tablet or 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) of the oral solution every 4 to 6 hours as needed; do not exceed six (6) tablets or 30 mL (6 teaspoonfuls) in 24 hours.

Children 6 to 11 Years of Age

One-half (1/2) tablet or 2.5 mL (1/2 teaspoonful) of the oral solution every 4 to 6 hours as needed; do not exceed three (3) tablets or 15 mL (3 teaspoonfuls) in 24 hours.

HOW SUPPLIED

HYCODAN (hydrocodone bitartrate and homatropine methylbromide) is supplied as a white, biconvex tablet, one face bisected and debossed with “HYCODAN (hydrocodone bitartrate and homatropine methylbromide) ”, and the other face plain, available in:

Bottles of 100...........NDC 63481-042-70
Bottles of 500...........NDC 63481-042-85

Store tablets at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). [See USP Controlled Room Temperature.]

Dispense in a tight, light-resistant container, as defined in the USP, with a child-resistant closure (as required).

HYCODAN (hydrocodone bitartrate and homatropine methylbromide) is also available as a clear red colored, wild cherry flavored oral solution in:

Bottles of one pint............NDC 63481-234-16

Store oral solution at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). [See USP Controlled Room Temperature.]

Oral prescription where permitted by state law.

Manufactured for: Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317. August, 2008.

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/19/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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