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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
TRIDIONE is administered orally.
Usual Adult Dosage
0.9-2.4 grams daily in 3 or 4 equally divided doses (i.e., 300-600 mg 3 or 4 times daily).
Initially, give 0.9 gram daily; increase this dose by 300 mg at weekly intervals until therapeutic results are seen or until toxic symptoms appear.
Maintenance dosage should be the least amount of drug required to maintain control.
Usually 0.3-0.9 gram daily in 3 or 4 equally divided doses.
TRIDIONE Dulcet® Tablets (trimethadione tablets) are supplied as white, chewable tablets bearing the Abbott Logo and a two-letter Abbo-Code designation LE for the 150 mg tablet, in bottles of 100 (NDC 0074-3753-01).
Store Dulcet tablets in refrigerator 36° to 46°F (2° - 8°C) to minimize crystallization. However some crystallization not harmful to product may occur. Keep tightly closed.
Abbott Laboratories North Chicago, IL 60064, U.S.A.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/18/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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