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hydrocodone with promethazine cough syrup

A male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Allergeic to codone: M of unknown age or medical Hx asks: If I'm allergic to hydrocodone, can I safely take promethazine with codeine cough syrup? ANS: if you mean your al ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Not equivalent: but dextromethorphan in adequate dosage has cough suppressant activity equivalent to codeine.
A female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
It depends: Upon what is cough due to. Is it just allergy? Asthma? From smoking? Infection causing Bronchitis? Pneumonia? And also upon what did you try OTC. W ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Prometh c Cod: While not impossible, It would be highly unusual to encounter any serious adverse side effects at this dosage in the standard US concentration. Transi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes.: Codeine-containing medications often are abused.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
Why?: Promethazine and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are both antihistamines. The combination of prometh. With Codeine should be used the treatment of uncontro ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes....: This is a prescription medicine and will have a pharmacy label on it. On the pharmacy label, it will have the expiration date. It is usually around 1 ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience in Anesthesiology
Depends: They are different classes of drugs. It can be patient specific.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: But may take a while
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hycodan (hydrocodone) for gerd: Hello, the Hycodan (hydrocodone) can be used for a cough that was induced by gerd but the Hycodan (hydrocodone) itself will have little effect on redu ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Rondec: There is no codeine in this - its has the following chlorpheniramine maleate and phenylephrine hydrochloride
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: It is fine to take both - no medication interaction. Be careful if you have high blood pressure, though, using these meds for more than a few doses wi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Mosley
19 years experience in General Practice
It's anti-histamine: They all may cause sleepiness and dizziness. Read the package of the med you're using for specific details.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alireza Raboubi
14 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: promethazine VC is promethazine + phenylephrine. there is no ibuprofen in that.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience in Pain Management
Equate cough syrup: Codeine is a controlled narcotic. It is only available by prescription. Equate cough syrup is over the counter medication. One of its active ingred ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Why do you ask?: Are you considering an over-dose? If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or re ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
21 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Mixing meds: I would not advise it. If you are having to mix them or exceed the recommended dose for symptom relief then you should speak with your doctor.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Sherman
43 years experience in Gastroenterology
For resp infection: This medicine contains Promethazine and phenylephrine. This medicine is most commonly used for temporary relief of upper respiratory symptoms includin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No. IUI is better: It has been thought that it may thin the cervical mucus but there is no scientific evidence that it helps increase fertility. Cervical mucus problems ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
No: It has an antihistamine and a decongestant.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
31 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Not a good idea: There are several versions of nyquil and most if not all of them contain cough medicine. Taking another cough syrup would probably give you too much ... Read More

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