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How much hydrocodone (5/500) is "too many" in one day?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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In brief: Upper limit is four

In order to stay at the 2 grams/day of tylenol (acetaminophen) now recommended for people taking this chronically.
The old recommendation of 4 grams/day would leave you at 8 tabs. The fda is requiring all companies making tylenol (acetaminophen)-containing combinations in the future to not have more than 325 mg in each pill, in which case 6 tabs a day would be safest. Zohydro-hydrocodone w/o tylenol (acetaminophen) will soon be available.

In brief: Upper limit is four

In order to stay at the 2 grams/day of tylenol (acetaminophen) now recommended for people taking this chronically.
The old recommendation of 4 grams/day would leave you at 8 tabs. The fda is requiring all companies making tylenol (acetaminophen)-containing combinations in the future to not have more than 325 mg in each pill, in which case 6 tabs a day would be safest. Zohydro-hydrocodone w/o tylenol (acetaminophen) will soon be available.
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