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HYCOTUSS (hydrocodone bitartrate and guaifenesin) Expectorant Syrup is indicated for the symptomatic relief of irritating nonproductive cough associated with upper and lower respiratory tract congestion.


Usual Adult Dose: One teaspoonful (5 mL) after meals and at bedtime, not less than 4 hours apart (not to exceed 6 teaspoonfuls in a 24 hour period). Treatment should be initiated with one teaspoonful and subsequent doses, up to a maximum single dose of 3 teaspoonfuls, adjusted if required.

Usual Children's Dose:

Over 12 years: Initial dose 1 teaspoonful; maximum single dose, 2 teaspoonfuls.

6 to 12 years: Initial dose 1/2 teaspoonful; maximum single dose, 1 teaspoonful.


HYCOTUSS (hydrocodone bitartrate and guaifenesin) Expectorant Syrup is available as an orange-colored, butterscotch flavored syrup in bottles as follows:

16 fl oz (473 mL)........................NDC 63481-235-16

Store at controlled room temperature between 20° -25° C (68° -77° F). [See USP] Store and dispense in a tight, light-resistant container as described in the U.S.P.

Manufactured for: Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. Chadds Ford, PA 19317. Manufactured by: Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc. Greenville, SC 29605. R02/04. FDA Rev date: n/a

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/11/2008

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