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VICODIN (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen) tablets are indicated for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.
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.
VICODIN (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen) is supplied as white, capsule-shaped tablets containing 5 mg hydrocodone bitartrate and 500 mg acetaminophen, bisected on one side and debossed with “VICODIN (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen) ” on the other.
Bottles of 100 - NDC 0074-1949-14.
Bottles of 500 - NDC 0074-1949-54.
Hospital Unit Dose Package-100 tablets (4x25 tablets) -NDC 0074-1949-12.
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). [See USP Controlled Room Temperature].
Dispense in a tight, light-resistant container as defined in the USP.
A Schedule 3 controlled drug substance.
Manufactured for: Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, IL 60064 U.S.A. By : Halo Pharmaceutical Inc., Whippany, NJ 07981 U.S.A. Rev. December, 2008.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/24/2011
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