GENERIC NAME: HYDROCODONE - ORAL LIQUID (hi-droh-KOH-doan)
USES: This medication is a narcotic used to stop a dry hacking cough.
OTHER USES: This drug may also be used for pain in patients who cannot swallow tablets.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth, with doses at least 4 hours apart, as needed or as directed by your doctor. Take this medication with food or a glass of milk. Adults: do not take more than 6 doses (30ml) in a 24-hour period, or more than 15 ml as a single dose. For children's doses, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Use this medication exactly as prescribed. Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently, or use it for a longer period of time than prescribed because this drug can be habit-forming. Also, if used for an extended period of time, do not suddenly stop using this drug without your doctor's approval. When used for an extended period, this medication may not work as well and may require different dosing. Talk with your doctor if this medication stops working well.
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