|Drug Name:||Oxycodone and Acetaminophen|
The usual adult dosage is one tablet every six hours as needed for pain.
The total daily dose of acetaminophen should not exceed 4 grams.(Maximal Daily Dose of Oxycodone and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP 5 mg/400 mg is 10 tablets).
Oxycodone can produce drug dependence of the morphine type and, therefore, has the potential for being abused.
Psychic dependence, physical dependence and tolerance may develop upon repeated administration of oxycodone and acetaminophen tablets, and it should be prescribed and administered with the same degree of caution appropriate to the use of other oral opioid-containing medications.Like other opioid-containing medications, oxycodone and acetaminophen tablets are subject to the Federal Controlled Substances Act (Schedule II).