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TussiCaps Dosage

Generic name: hydrocodone polistirex and chlorpheniramine polistirex
Dosage form: capsule, extended release

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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).

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