Magnacet Dosage

Generic name: oxycodone and acetaminophen
Dosage form: tablet

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Dosage should be adjusted according to the severity of the pain and the response of the patient. It may occasionally be necessary to exceed the usual dosage recommended below in cases of more severe pain or in those patients who have become tolerant to the analgesic effects of opioids. If pain is constant, the opioid analgesic should be given at regular intervals on an around-the-clock schedule. Oxycodone and acetaminophen tablets, USP are given orally.

The usual adult dosage of  oxycodone and acetaminophen tablets, USP are as follows. The total daily dosage of acetaminophen should not exceed 4 grams.

Strength

Usual Adult Dose

 Maximal Daily Dose 

5 mg/400 mg

One Tablet every 6 hours as needed for pain

10 Tablets

7.5 mg/400 mg

One Tablet every 6 hours as needed for pain

8 Tablets

10 mg/400 mg

One Tablet every 6 hours as needed for pain

6 Tablets

Cessation of Therapy

In patients treated with oxycodone and acetaminophen tablets, USP for more than a few weeks who no longer require therapy, doses should be tapered gradually to prevent signs and symptoms of withdrawal in the physically dependent patient.

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