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What are the differences between histussin cough medacine and hydrocodone pills?

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Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
Pain Management
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In brief: Cough med & hydrocod

Hitussin just has a much lower strength of hydrocodone in it than hydrocodone pills (5-10mg strengths) used to treat pain.
Hitussin contains 2.5mg of hydrocodone per teaspoon. It acts synergistically with the other ingredients to suppress annoying coughing.

In brief: Cough med & hydrocod

Hitussin just has a much lower strength of hydrocodone in it than hydrocodone pills (5-10mg strengths) used to treat pain.
Hitussin contains 2.5mg of hydrocodone per teaspoon. It acts synergistically with the other ingredients to suppress annoying coughing.
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