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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Dosage should be adjusted according to the severity of the pain and the response of the patient. However, it should be kept in mind that tolerance to hydrocodone can develop with continued use and that the incidence of untoward effects is dose related.
The usual adult dosage is one or two tablets every four to six hours as needed for pain. The total daily dosage should not exceed 8 tablets.
NORCO® 5/325 tablets (Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP 5 mg/325 mg) contain hydrocodone bitartrate 5 mg and acetaminophen 325 mg. They are supplied as white with orange specks, capsule-shaped, bisected tablets, debossed WATSON on one side and 913 on the other side, in bottles of 100 tablets, NDC 52544-913-01, in bottles of 500 tablets, NDC 52544-913-05, and in hospital unitdose cartons of 100 tablets (25 tablets x 4 cards), NDC 52544-913-48.
Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).
Dispense in a tight, light-resistant container with a child-resistant closure.
Manufactured by: Mikart, Inc., Atlanta, GA 30318. Distributed by: Actavis Pharma, Inc., Parsippany, NJ 07054 USA. Revised: Aug 2014.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/21/2017
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