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TUSSIONEX (hydrocodone and chlorpheniramine) Pennkinetic Extended-Release Suspension is indicated for relief of cough and upper respiratory symptoms associated with allergy or a cold in adults and children 6 years of age and older.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
It is important that TUSSIONEX (hydrocodone and chlorpheniramine) 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 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.
Shake well before using.
Adults and Children 12 Years and Older
5 mL (1 teaspoonful) every 12 hours; do not exceed 10 mL (2 teaspoonfuls) in 24 hours.
Children 6-11Years of Age
2.5 mL (½ teaspoonful) every 12 hours; do not exceed 5 mL (1 teaspoonful) in 24 hours.
This medicine is contraindicated in children under 6 years of age (see CONTRAINDICATIONS).
TUSSIONEX Pennkinetic (hydrocodone polistirex and chlorpheniramine polistirex) Extended- Release Suspension is a gold-colored suspension.
NDC 53014-548-67 473 mL bottle
For Medical Information
Contact: Medical Affairs Department
Phone: (866) 822-0068
Fax: (770) 970-8859
Shake well. Dispense in a well-closed container.
Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].
TUSSIONEX (hydrocodone and chlorpheniramine) Pennkinetic Extended-Release Suspension Manufactured for: UCB, Inc. Smyrna, GA 30080. Rev. 01/2008. FDA rev date: 3/11/2008
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/19/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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