• Narcotic analgesics

Hycet Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Hydrocodone bitartrate 7.5mg, acetaminophen 325mg; per 15mL soln; contains alcohol (7%); tropical fruit punch flavor.

Pharmacological Class

Opioid + analgesic.

How Supplied

Soln—473mL (1 pint)

Hycet Indications


Moderate to moderately severe pain.

Hycet Dosage and Administration


Administer with calibrated measuring device. ≥14yrs (≥46kg): 15mL every 4–6 hours as needed; max 90mL/day.


<2yrs: not recommended. Administer with calibrated measuring device. Dosing should be based on weight (0.27mL/kg). 2–3yrs (12–15kg): 3.75mL. 4–6yrs (16–22kg): 5mL. 7–9yrs (23–31kg): 7.5mL. 10–13yrs (32–45kg): 10mL. All: give every 4–6 hours as needed; max: 6 doses/day.

Hycet Contraindications

Not Applicable

Hycet Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Hycet Warnings/Precautions


Head injury. Increased intracranial pressure. Acute abdomen. Impaired renal, hepatic, thyroid, pulmonary, or adrenocortical function. Severe renal or hepatic disease: monitor liver and renal function tests periodically. GI or GU obstruction. Post-op use. Drug abusers. Elderly. Debilitated. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (Cat.C) (neonatal withdrawal syndrome). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Hycet Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Hycet Interactions


Potentiation with alcohol, other CNS depressants (eg, antihistamines, antipsychotics, antianxiety drugs). May potentiate or be potentiated by MAOIs, tricyclic antidepressants.

Hycet Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

CNS/respiratory/circulatory depression, hypotension, dizziness, GI upset, constipation, urinary retention, rash; hepatotoxicity (overdosage).

Hycet Clinical Trials

See Literature

Hycet Note

Not Applicable

Hycet Patient Counseling

See Literature