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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 oxycodone can develop with continued use and that the incidence of untoward effects is dose related. This product is inappropriate even in high doses for severe or intractable pain.
TYLOX (oxycodone and acetaminophen capsules) are given orally. The usual adult dosage is one TYLOX (oxycodone and acetaminophen capsules) capsule every 6 hours as needed for pain.
TYLOX (oxycodone and acetaminophen capsules USP): (colored red, imprinted “TYLOX (oxycodone and acetaminophen capsules) ”
NDC 0045-0526-60 - bottles of 100 and NDC-0045-0526-79 - unit dose 100's.
Dispense in tight, light-resistant container as defined in the official compendium.
Store at controlled room temperature (15°-30°C, 59°-86°F). Protect from moisture.
Manufactured by: Janssen Ortho, LLC Gurabo, Puerto Rico 00778. Distributed by: OMP Division Ortho-Mcneil Pharmaceutical, Inc. Raritan, New Jersey 08869. Revised April 2007.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/3/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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