What is Hydrocodone-chlorpheniramine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Tussionex Pennkinetic HyTan

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This liquid combination medication contains hydrocodone and chlorpheniramine. Hydrocodone is a narcotic cough suppressant (antitussive) that acts on the brain to reduce the urge to cough. Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine used to relieve watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, and runny nose.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Churg-Strauss syndrome 1 0
Cough 1 0
Persistent cough 1 0
Pneumonia 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
3
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hydrocodone-chlorpheniramine

Side effect Patients
Knocks you out 1
Tiredness 1

Why patients stopped taking Hydrocodone-chlorpheniramine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Hydrocodone-chlorpheniramine

Duration

Stopped taking Hydrocodone-chlorpheniramine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Hydrocodone-chlorpheniramine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Benzonatate (Tessalon Perles) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hydrocodone-chlorpheniramine.