hydrocodone-pseudoephedrine (generic name)

It is used to treat the cough and congestion of colds or respiratory infections
(hye droe KOE done; soo doe e FED rin)
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • confusion, excitability, nervousness
  • feeling faint or lightheaded
  • high or low blood pressure
  • fast, irregular heart rate
  • seizure
  • tremors
  • trouble passing urine
  • unusually weak or tired

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • constipation
  • dizzy, drowsy
  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach upset
  • trouble sleeping

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children. This drug can be abused. Keep this medicine in a safe place to protect it from theft. Do not share this medicine with anyone. Selling or giving away this medicine is dangerous and is against the law.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Keep the container tightly closed.

Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Discard unused medicine and used packaging carefully. Pets and children can be harmed if they find used or lost packages.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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