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Lortab (Hydrocodone Bitartrate / Acetaminophen) - Indications and Dosage

 
 



INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Lortab Tablets are indicated for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Dosage should be adjusted according to severity of pain and 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 for Lortab® 2.5/500 tablets is one or two tablets every four to six hours as needed for pain. The total daily dosage should not exceed 8 tablets.

The usual adult dosage for Lortab® 5/500 tablets is one or two tablets every four to six hours as needed for pain. The total daily dosage should not exceed 8 tablets.

The usual adult dosage for Lortab® 7.5/500 tablets is one tablet every four to six hours as needed for pain. The total daily dosage should not exceed 6 tablets.

The usual adult dosage for Lortab® 10/500 tablets is one tablet every four to six hours as needed for pain. The total daily dosage should not exceed 6 tablets.

HOW SUPPLIED

Lortab® 2.5/500 tablets (Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP, 2.5 mg/500 mg) contain hydrocodone bitartrate 2.5 mg and acetaminophen 500 mg. They are supplied as white with pink specks, capsule-shaped, bisected tablets debossed "ucb" on one side and "901" on the other side, in containers of 100 tablets NDC 50474-925-01 and 500 tablets NDC 50474-925-50.

Lortab® 5/500 tablets (Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP, 5 mg/500 mg) contain hydrocodone bitartrate 5 mg and acetaminophen 500 mg. They are supplied as white with blue specks, capsule-shaped, bisected tablets debossed "ucb" on one side "902" on the other side, in containers of 100 tablets NDC 50474-902-01, 500 tablets NDC 50474-902-50, and in hospital unit-dose packages of 100 tablets [4 × 25] NDC 50474-902-60.

Lortab® 7.5/500 tablets (Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP, 7.5 mg/500 mg) contain hydrocodone bitartrate 7.5 mg and acetaminophen 500 mg. They are supplied as white with green specks, capsule-shaped, bisected tablets debossed "ucb" on one side and "903" on the other side, in containers of 100 tablets NDC 50474-907-01, 500 tablets NDC 50474-907-50, and in hospital unit-dose packages of 100 tablets [4 × 25] NDC 50474-907-60.

Lortab® 10/500 tablets (Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP, 10 mg/500 mg) contain hydrocodone bitartrate 10 mg and acetaminophen 500 mg. They are supplied as pink, capsule-shaped, bisected tablets, debossed "ucb" on one side "910" on the other side, in containers of 100 tablets NDC 50474-910-01, 500 tablets NDC 50474-910-50, and in hospital unit-dose packages of 100 tablets [4 × 25] NDC 50474-910-60.

Storage:    Store at 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F). [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]

Dispense in a tight, light-resistant container with a child-resistant closure.

A Schedule CIII Narcotic.

Manufactured for

UCB Pharma, Inc.

Smyrna, GA 30080

Lortab® 2.5/500, Lortab® 7.5/500

Manufactured by

Mikart, Inc.

Atlanta, GA 30318

Lortab® 5/500, Lortab® 10/500

Manufactured by

Mallinckrodt Inc.

Hobart, New York 13788

3E 03/2004

UCB Pharma, Inc.

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