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Guaifenesin / Hydrocodone Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 100 mg-5 mg/5 mL ; 300 mg-2.5 mg ; 200 mg-2.5 mg/5 mL ; 300 mg-3.5 mg/5 mL ; 90 mg-3 mg/5 mL ; 100 mg-3.5 mg/5 mL ; 1200 mg-10 mg ; 100 mg-2.5 mg/5 mL ; 100 mg-4 mg/5 mL ; 1000 mg-10 mg ; 575 mg-5 mg ; 300 mg-5 mg ; 150 mg-5 mg/5 mL ; 200 mg-7.5 mg/5 mL ; 600 mg-5 mg

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Cough

1 extended release tablet (1200 mg-20 mg) orally every 12 hours (maximum dose is 2 tablets/day)
2 extended release tablets (575 mg-5 mg) orally every 12 hours (maximum dose is 6 tablets/day)
1 to 2 extended release tablet(s) (600 mg-5 mg) orally every 12 hours
1 to 1.5 tablet(s) (300 mg-5 mg) orally 4 times a day
1 to 2 tablet(s) (300 mg-2.5 mg) orally 4 times a day (maximum dose is 8 tablets/day)
5 mL syrup (100 mg-5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 after meals and at bedtime
10 mL syrup (200 mg-2.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours (maximum dose is 40 mL/day)
10 mL syrup (100 mg-2.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours (maximum dose is 60 mL/day)
5 mL to 10 mL syrup (90 mg-3 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours
1 or 2 capsule(s) (300 mg-5 mg) orally every 8 hours
1 extended release tablet (1000 mg-10 mg) orally every 12 hours (maximum dose is 2 tablets/day)
5 mL syrup (100 mg-3.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 after meals and at bedtime (not to exceed 30 mL in a 24 hour period). Treatment should be initiated with 5 mL and subsequent doses, up to a maximum single dose of 15 mL, adjusted as required.
10 mL liquid (150 mg-5 mg/5 mL) orally every 6 hours (not to exceed 40 mL in 24 hours)
5 mL syrup (300 mg-3.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours (not to exceed 30 mL in 24 hours)
5 mL liquid (100 mg-4 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours
5 mL to 7.5 mL liquid (200 mg-7.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 6 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cough

2 years to under 6 years:
2.5 mL syrup (90 mg-3 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours
2.5 mL liquid (150 mg-5 mg/5 mL) orally every 6 hours (not to exceed 10 mL in 24 hours)
1.25 mL liquid (100 mg-4 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours

3 years to under 6 years:
2.5 mL syrup (100 mg-2.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours (maximum dose is 15 mL/day)
1.25 mL liquid (200 mg-7.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 6 hours

over 6 years to 12 years:
2.5 mL to 5 mL syrup (100 mg-5 mg/5 mL) orally 4 times a day.
2.5 mL to 5 mL syrup (90 mg-3 mg/5 mL) orally 4 times a day
5 mL syrup (200 mg-2.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours (maximum dose is 20 mL/day)
5 mL syrup (100 mg-2.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours (maximum dose is 30 mL/day)
1/2 to 1 extended release tablets (600 mg-5 mg) orally every 12 hours
1 capsule (300 mg-5 mg) orally every 8 hours
1/2 extended release tablet (1000 mg-10 mg) orally every 12 hours (maximum dose is 1 tablet/day)
5 mL liquid (150 mg-5 mg/5 mL) orally every 6 hours (not to exceed 20 mL in 24 hours)
2.5 mL liquid (100 mg-4 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours
2.5 mL liquid (200 mg-7.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 6 hours

over 12 years:
10 ml liquid (150 mg-5 mg/5 mL) orally every 6 hours (not to exceed 40 mL in 24 hours)
5 mL syrup (300 mg-3.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours (not to exceed 30 mL in 24 hours
5 mL syrup (100 mg-5 mg/5 mL) orally 4 times a day
1 extended release tablet (1200 mg-20 mg) orally every 12 hours (maximum dose is 2 tablets/day)
10 mL syrup (200 mg-2.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours (maximum dose is 40 mL/day)
10 mL syrup (100 mg-2.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours (maximum dose is 60 mL/day)
5 mL to 10 mL syrup (90 mg-3 mg/5 mL) orally 4 times a day
1 to 2 extended release tablets (600 mg-5 mg) orally every 12 hours
2 extended release tablets (575 mg-5 mg) orally every 12 hours (maximum dose is 6 tablets/day)
1 or 2 capsule(s) (300 mg-5 mg) orally every 8 hours
1 extended release tablet (100 mg-10 mg) orally every 12 hours (maximum dose is 2 tablets/day)
5 mL syrup (100 mg-3.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 after meals and at bedtime. Maximum single dose is 10 mL.
5 mL liquid (100 mg-4 mg/5 mL) orally every 4 to 6 hours
5 mL to 7.5 mL liquid (200 mg-7.5 mg/5 mL) orally every 6 hours

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Dialysis

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Further information

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