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Can you use hydrocodone homatropine syrup anymore?

Can you use hydrocodone homatropine syrup anymore?

As Cough Remedy: Should not be used continuously. Homatropine is a drying agent and discourages abuse. ...Read more

Hydrocodone (Definition)

Hydrocodone or dihydrocodeinone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from two naturally occurring opiates: Codeine or thebaine. It is an orally active narcotic analgesic and antitussive. It is available in tablet, capsule, and syrup form. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain or as an antitussive to treat cough. Hydrocodone affects pain by ...Read more


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Can hydrocodone-homatropine be taken with alcohol?

Can hydrocodone-homatropine be taken with  alcohol?

Yes & No: Yes, you can do just about anything you want. But, no, we don't recommend mixing any narcotic/opioid pain medication w/alcohol, no matter how little of each. It's just not worth the chance of something bad happening. ...Read more

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What can you do for an allergic reaction hydrocodone homatropine syrup?

What can you do  for an allergic reaction hydrocodone homatropine syrup?

Stop the medication: The first thing to do is immediately stop the medication causing the allergic reaction. You can also take an over-the-counter antihistamine (benadryl, zyrtec, (cetirizine) claritin) to help the symptoms. However, if the allergic reaction is severe (ie lip swelling, throat swelling, difficulty breathing or swallowing, etc) you should immediately be see at the er for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Is promethazine with codeine the same medicine as hydrocodone/ homatropine?

Is promethazine with codeine the same medicine as hydrocodone/ homatropine?

Absolutely not!: Check out www.Drugs.Com or online.Epocrates.Com to compare medications (you might need to register for latter but it's free). ...Read more

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I had this morning of 1000mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen) and another at about 7pm of 1000 and I have to take 2 tsp of hydrocodone-homatropine syrup. Can I take it now?

I had this morning of 1000mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen)  and another at about 7pm of 1000 and I have to take 2 tsp of hydrocodone-homatropine syrup. Can I take it now?

The cough syrup: hydrocodone-homatropine doesn't contain Tylenol (acetaminophen). So, yes, you can take it if you need to. However, except for the first dose, I don't recommend taking 1000 mg of Tylenol per dose There's no appreciable increased symptom relief from 1000 mg compared to 650 mg & it's too easy to go over the 4000 mg daily dose ceiling. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Can you take Claritin (loratadine) and hydrocodone-homatropine syrup together? I am having really bad allergies and a cough, I am asthmatic as well.

Can you take Claritin (loratadine) and hydrocodone-homatropine syrup together? I am having really bad allergies and a cough, I am asthmatic as well.

CNS depressant : The combination can be sedating. When combined, homatropine and Claritin (loratadine) can cause anticholinergic side effects. If a patient has previously used both medications in the past without any side effects, the combination should be fine in setting of asthma, "real bad allergies" and cough. ...Read more

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What are some OTC alternatives to hydrocodone and/or homatropine?

What are some OTC alternatives to hydrocodone and/or homatropine?

Cough syrups: Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Robitussin or sudafed! all of these contain a different kind of anti-tussive. These are equally effective! well no otc alternatives for Codeine derivatives. ...Read more

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What are any over-the-counter alternatives to hydrocodone and/or homatropine?

What are any over-the-counter alternatives to hydrocodone and/or homatropine?

Any cough medicine: Hydrocodone is a scheduled substance (controlled by dea) just under category of morphine. In other words, it's potent stuff, and addictive, too. We don't allow any equivalent alternatives over-the-counter. Instead, you're limited to much weaker but readily available cough medications, like Guaifenesin & dextromethorphan. ...Read more

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Homatropine (Definition)

Homatropine is a metabolic agent which is a kind of ...Read more