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LORTAB ELIXIR
Narcotic analgesics
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Drug Name:

LORTAB ELIXIR CII

Generic Name and Formulations:
Hydrocodone bitartrate 10mg, acetaminophen 300mg; per 15mL; tropical fruit punch flavor; contains alcohol 7%.

Company:
Akorn, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for LORTAB ELIXIR:

Moderate to moderately severe pain.

Adult:

11.25mL every 4–6hrs as needed; max 67.5mL/day.

Children:

<2yrs: not recommended. Give every 4–6hrs as needed; max 6 doses/day. 2–3yrs (12–15kg): 2.8mL; max: 16.8mL/day. 4–6yrs (16–22kg): 3.75mL; max: 22.5mL/day. 7–9yrs (23–31kg): 5.6mL; max: 33.6mL/day. 10–13yrs (32–45kg): 7.5mL; max: 45mL/day. ≥14yrs (≥46kg): 11.25mL; max: 67.5mL.

Warnings/Precautions:

Head injury. Increased intracranial pressure. Acute abdomen. Impaired renal, hepatic, thyroid, pulmonary, or adrenocortical function. GI or GU obstruction. Asthma. Drug abusers. Elderly. Debilitated. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:

Opioid + analgesic.

Interactions:

Potentiation with alcohol, CNS depressants, MAOIs, tricyclic antidepressants, anticholinergics.

Adverse Reactions:

Dizziness, CNS depression, respiratory depression, GI upset, constipation, urinary retention; hepatotoxicity (overdosage).

How Supplied:

Elixir—pt


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