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Tussicaps Extended-Release (Hydrocodone Polistirex / Chlorpheniramine Polistirex) - Indications and Dosage

 
 



INDICATIONS AND USAGE

TussiCaps™ (hydrocodone polistirex and chlorpheniramine polistirex) extended-release capsules are 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

Adults and Children 12 Years and Older

One (1) full-strength TussiCaps™ extended-release capsule (hydrocodone polistirex equivalent to 10 mg of hydrocodone bitartrate and chlorpheniramine polistirex equivalent to 8 mg of chlorpheniramine maleate) every 12 hours; do not exceed 2 capsules in 24 hours.

Children 6 to 11 Years of Age

One (1) half-strength TussiCaps™ extended-release capsule (hydrocodone polistirex equivalent to 5 mg of hydrocodone bitartrate and chlorpheniramine polistirex equivalent to 4 mg of chlorpheniramine maleate) every 12 hours; do not exceed 2 capsules in 24 hours.

This medicine is contraindicated in children under 6 years of age (see CONTRAINDICATIONS).

HOW SUPPLIED

Full-Strength: 10 mg/8 mg

TussiCaps™ (hydrocodone polistirex and chlorpheniramine polistirex) extended-release capsules

Each full-strength capsule contains hydrocodone polistirex equivalent to 10 mg hydrocodone bitartrate and chlorpheniramine polistirex equivalent to 8 mg chlorpheniramine maleate. It is available as an Ivory/Ivory capsule printed in blue with “

” on the cap and “HP/CP” over “10/8” on the body.

  •  Bottles of 20.......................................NDC 23635-108-20
  •  Bottles of 100.....................................NDC 23635-108-01

Half-Strength: 5 mg/4 mg

TussiCaps™ (hydrocodone polistirex and chlorpheniramine polistirex) extended-release capsules

Each half-strength capsule contains hydrocodone polistirex equivalent to 5 mg hydrocodone bitartrate and chlorpheniramine polistirex equivalent to 4 mg chlorpheniramine maleate. It is available as an Ivory/Ivory capsule printed in black with “

” on the cap and “HP/CP” over “5/4” on the body.

  •  Bottles of 20.......................................NDC 23635-054-20
  •  Bottles of 100.....................................NDC 23635-054-01

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

Dispense in a well-closed container.

A Schedule CIII Narcotic.

For Medical Information

Contact: Product Monitoring Department
Phone: 800-778-7898

TussiCaps™ and

are trademarks of Mallinckrodt Inc.

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Healthcare

Mallinckrodt

Manufactured for:
Mallinckrodt Brand
Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042 U.S.A.
Rev 042108

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