Maximum daily dose of hydrocodone

Nerenberg, Dana M.; Fudin, Jeffrey
October 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;10/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 19/20, p1588
Academic Journal
In this article, the authors discuss aspects of the issues on the maximum dosage of hydrocodone, an opioid analgesic used for treating pains. They cite a panel which has claimed that a reasonable maximum dose of opioid therapy is more than 200 mg of oral morphine daily. On the other hand, they mention that another resources list a 60 mg dosage of hydrocodone bitartrate as the highest daily dose. They note that a hydrocone bitartrate content exceeding 60 mg has been calculated in a 24-hour dose.


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