Tussionex Oral Suspension, Extended Release 8-10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Tussionex: Oral suspension, extended release (8-10mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CHLORPHENIRAMINE; HYDROCODONE (klor fen IR a meen; hye droe KOE done) is a combination of an antihistamine and cough suppressant. It is used to treat the symptoms of allergies and colds.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Tussionex: Oral suspension, extended release(8-10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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In-Depth Information

Tussionex 10mg-8mg/5ml Extended-Release Suspension

NDC: 530140548
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cough, Allergic Rhinitis, Common Cold

Tussionex 10mg-8mg/5ml Extended-Release Suspension
Daily Life Interactions for Tussionex 10mg-8mg/5ml Extended-Release Suspension

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Tussionex 10mg-8mg/5ml Extended-Release Suspension(Chlorpheniramine Polistirex)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Chlorpheniramine Polistirex)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Tussionex 10mg-8mg/5ml Extended-Release Suspension(Hydrocodone Polistirex)
Grapefruit juice and Hydrocodone(Hydrocodone Polistirex)
Side effects from Hydrocodone may get worse if you eat or drink grapefruit juice. Talk to your doctor first. Contact your doctor right away if you have slurred speech, confusion, weakness, or trouble breathing. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this affects you.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


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