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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Adults and Children over 10 years of age: Usual dose is one 100 mg capsule three times a day as needed for cough. If necessary to control cough, up to 600 mg daily in three divided doses may be given. TESSALON should be swallowed whole. TESSALON Perles are not to be broken, chewed, dissolved, cut or crushed.
Perles, 100 mg (yellow);
bottles of 100
NDC 0069 0122 01
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15–30°C (59–86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].
PROTECT FROM LIGHT
Dispense in tight (USP), child-resistant containers.
Mfd. by: Catalent Pharma Solutions, St. Petersburg, Florida 33716. Dist. by: Pfizer, Madison, New Jersey 07940. Revised: May 2016This 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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