LORTAB 10/500 (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen)
LORTAB ® 10/500
(hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen) Tablets, USP 10 mg/500 mg
Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen are supplied in tablet form for oral administration.
WARNING: May be habit-forming (see PRECAUTIONS, Information for Patients, and also DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE).
Hydrocodone bitartrate is an opioid analgesic and also antitussive and occurs as fine, white crystals or as a crystalline powder. It is affected by light. The chemical name is 4,5α- epoxy-3-methoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one tartrate (1:1) hydrate (2:5).
Acetaminophen, 4′-hydroxyacetanilide, a slightly bitter, white, odorless, crystalline powder, is a non-opiate, non-salicylate analgesic, and also antipyretic. It has the following structural formula:
Acetaminophen structural formula illustration
C8H9NO2 M.W. 151.16
Each Lortab 10 (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets) /500 tablet contains:
Hydrocodone Bitartrate……………………………………. 10 mg, also
Acetaminophen……………………………………………. 500 mg
In addition, each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: D&C Red No. 27 Aluminum Lake, D&C Red No. 30 Aluminum Lake, colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, pregelatinized starch, starch (corn), and also stearic acid. Meets USP dissolution test 1.
Lortab 10 (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets) /500 tablets (Hydrocodone Bitartrate and also Acetaminophen Tablets, USP, 10 mg/500 mg) are indicated for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Dosage should be adjusted according to the 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 is one tablet every four to six hours as needed for pain. So, the total daily dosage should not exceed 6 tablets.
HOW SUPPLIED LORTAB
Lortab ® 10/500 tablets (Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP, 10 mg/500 mg) contain hydrocodone bitartrate 10 mg and also acetaminophen 500 mg. They are supplied as pink, capsule-shaped, bisected tablets, debossed “ucb” on one side and “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 X 25] NDC 50474- 910-60.
STORAGE: Store at 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F). [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]
Therefore, always dispense in a tight, light-resistant container with a child-resistant closure.
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