Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations Oral Suspension, Extended Release 8-10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations: Oral suspension, extended release (8-10mg)

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Hydrocodone/CPM ER Suspension
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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 Narcotic Cough/Cold Preparations: Oral suspension, extended release(8-10mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Hydrocodone Polistirex/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex 10mg-8mg/5mL Extended-Release Suspension

NDC: 278080086
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Hydrocodone Polistirex/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex 10mg-8mg/5mL Extended-Release Suspension
Daily Life Interactions for Hydrocodone Polistirex/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex 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 Hydrocodone Polistirex/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex 10mg-8mg/5mL Extended-Release Suspension(Hydrocodone Polistirex)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Hydrocodone 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.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Hydrocodone Polistirex/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex 10mg-8mg/5mL Extended-Release Suspension(Chlorpheniramine Polistirex)
Alcohol and Sedating H1-blockers(Chlorpheniramine Polistirex)
It is best to limit or avoid alcoholic drinks while you are taking this medicine. Using this medicine with alcohol can lead to additive side effects such as increased drowsiness. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Hydrocodone Polistirex/Chlorpheniramine Polistirex 10mg-8mg/5mL Extended-Release Suspension(Hydrocodone Polistirex)
Grapefruit juice and Hydrocodone(Hydrocodone Polistirex)
It is recommended that you limit and do not significantly alter your intake of grapefruit or grapefruit juice while taking hydrocodone. Side effects from hydrocodone may get worse if you increase your intake of grapefruit juice. Talk to your doctor first. Contact your doctor right away if you have symptoms of hydrocodone side effects such as slurred speech, confusion, weakness, or trouble breathing. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how hydrocodone 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.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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