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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Hydrocodone Cough Syrup (Overview)

Hydrocodone cough syrup is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


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How many mg hydrocodone is in each 1 ounce of hydrocodone cough syrup?

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How many mg hydrocodone is in each 1 ounce of hydrocodone cough syrup?

About 60 mg: Every ounce of cough syrup have 60 mg of hydrocodone. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone Cough Syrup (Overview)

Hydrocodone cough syrup is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified, Pulmonology
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Side effects of hydrocodone cough syrup?

Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified, Pulmonology
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Side effects of hydrocodone cough syrup?

Some: Hydrocodone cough suppressants can have side effects. I typically caution my patients about decreased alertness, increased sleepiness and in my COPD patients decreased respiratory function. In the elderly hydrocodone can cause significant confusion. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Tell me how much hydrocodone is in a tablespoon of hydrocodone cough syrup?

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Tell me how much hydrocodone is in a tablespoon of hydrocodone cough syrup?

30mg: The preparation i found available as a syrup listed the hydrocodone content as 10 mg. Per 5ml (tsp) which works out to 30mg/tbsp . However, a compounding pharmacy may create a preparation with different strength. The strength should be listed on the bottle. ...Read more

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How many mg hydrocodone is in each 1 ounce of hydrocodone cough syrup?

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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About 60 mg: Every ounce of cough syrup have 60 mg of hydrocodone. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Levine
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Little cousin took hydrocodone cough syrup; he is only three? Too young?

Dr. Alan Levine
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Little cousin took hydrocodone cough syrup; he is only three?  Too young?

Not necessarily.....: There are a few hydrocodone combination cough medications available that are approved above 2 years of age but , personally, one should consider this a decision of last choice in controlling cough. The potential side-effects outweigh any benefit. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Could hydrocodone cough syrup expire?

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Could hydrocodone cough syrup expire?

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 year from the date it was prescribed. If your medicine has expired, and you have continued symptoms, see your doctor for a new prescription. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Tell me how much hydrocodone is in a tablespoon of hydrocodone cough syrup?

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
145M people helped

30mg: The preparation i found available as a syrup listed the hydrocodone content as 10 mg. Per 5ml (tsp) which works out to 30mg/tbsp . However, a compounding pharmacy may create a preparation with different strength. The strength should be listed on the bottle. ...Read more

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Dr. James Henning
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Can hydrocodone cough syrup be frozen? I seldom need it & don't want it to loose strength from just sitting in the cabinet.

Dr. James Henning
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Can hydrocodone cough syrup be frozen? I seldom need it & don't want it to loose strength from just sitting in the cabinet.

Uncertain, but..: Speak with a pharmacist. The alcohol used in some cough syrups may protect its potency, to some degree. ...Read more

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Dr. Vance Harris
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Does hydrocodone cough syrup expire if you keep it in the fridge?

Dr. Vance Harris
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Yes: I would assume that it expires after the expiration date just to be safe. Keeping it cold may prolong the activity but i would err on the side of safety. Once it expires it doesn't help much anyway. Get some new medication. ...Read more

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Side effects of hydrocodone cough syrup?

Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified, Pulmonology
22 years in practice
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Some: Hydrocodone cough suppressants can have side effects. I typically caution my patients about decreased alertness, increased sleepiness and in my COPD patients decreased respiratory function. In the elderly hydrocodone can cause significant confusion. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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