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8.8/10 Average Rating

33 Ratings with 28 User Reviews

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Review by Kat85 (taken for less than 1 month):

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6.0

Worked well in terms of stopping my cough, but even at the lowest dose (5ml) I got extreme nausea and vomiting and had to switch to a different hydrocodone-based syrup.

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November 6, 2014 11:11 AM

Review by Faf (taken for 10 years or more):

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10

This seems to be the only cough syrup that stops my chronic non-productive cough as it doesn't knock me out. At one time the directions were 1-2 tsps/4 hours. I found out that 2 tsps will make me drowsy and nauseous so I stick to 1 teaspoon.

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February 26, 2014 6:33 PM

Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):

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7.0

This medication worked great at stopping my cough immediately. I was diagnosed with bronchitis but I think it is now pneumonia. A strange thing happened though. I noticed every time I took it, a few hours later I would feel like I had the flu. My skin would hurt and I would actually get a fever which I didn't have before.

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September 15, 2012 12:34 AM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

This cough medicine is AWESOME for the nagging cough that comes with bronchitis.

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April 20, 2012 6:25 PM

Review by 6weekcough:

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9.0

I was prescribed Hycodan tablets for bronchitis 30 years ago and have never been prescribed anything that works as well to get a good nights sleep when I have a bad cough. When I ask for it, even when my doctor prescribed it by name they didn't have it in tablet form at my pharmacy. I end up with Vicodin, which does not work as well to stop the coughing. They both make me sleep, I would never take it in the daytime.

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March 7, 2012 11:16 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

This is the ONLY cough medicine that works. Nothing else allows me to rest, therefore, allows me to get better.

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April 28, 2011 10:02 AM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

I have an upper respiratory infection, sinus congestion, and middle ear infection, and was given Hycodan for the first time in my life last night at a local emergency room, Within 45 minutes I actually felt human again, and my symptoms did not return until almost 8 hours later. This is an AWESOME medication!

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February 7, 2011 9:09 PM

Review by cough_can't _sleep:

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10

Was up 5 times a night coughing. This did the trick. Only take the prescribed dose because it is really strong.

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February 2, 2011 8:47 AM

Review by Anonymous:

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5.0

Medicene made me very itchy all over.

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January 23, 2011 2:40 PM

Review by GA Green Eyes:

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10

My poor son had a case of bronchitis and would cough until he actually threw up. Off to the Doctor we went and when I saw what the Doctor gave him, I knew he would be better soon. As I had taken it when I was younger and remembered how well it worked.

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October 18, 2010 1:23 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

Works great for coughs. I do have trouble sleeping though. I sleep better with half of a dose.

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July 4, 2010 11:24 PM

Review by Sleepless in the South:

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5.0

This medicine kept me wired all night long and I only took half of a teaspoon. My mind was racing! No cough though! Did some of my best thinking! Felt extremely tired the next day! Would be great in the day for me rather than at night.

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April 6, 2010 7:54 AM

Review by itssandra2u:

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9.0

Worked well on my cough. Did not suppress it completely which was a good thing since I was coughing up so much phlegm. Was able to rest on the medication. However if I took it during the day I found myself wanting to nod off and if I would not let myself sleep I would get a little dizzy.

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November 30, 2009 3:50 PM

Review by bamaboy39:

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10

Made me sleep great.

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October 5, 2009 1:08 PM

Review by zane1457:

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8.0

I found this medication to be in a completely different class to other other the counter medicines. It knocked the cough out, and for the whole night. I slept like a baby without difficulty in waking up. Follow directions exactly even though teaspoon seems like a tiny amount, it is strong medication. You will not be disappointed with it.

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September 16, 2009 9:33 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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7.0

This works great for coughs. I had bronchitis pretty bad and it worked almost immediately. I didn't really look at what the doctor was giving me so I didn't realize right away that it was going to be so strong. I don't take it every four hours as directed. I take it once or twice a day and that is enough. At first I made the mistake of taking it right out of the bottle; big mistake. Don't take more than directed, in my case I was told to take one teaspoon. That is more than enough.

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June 26, 2009 2:41 PM

Review by Brampteeboy:

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9.0

This works very well and tastes great too. I've tried many over the years from my doctor. Only this one works for me.

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May 27, 2009 7:58 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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7.0

Hycodan worked great for the cough, but I ended up with a rebound headache the next morning. It also made me itchy and have strange dreams. Even with all these side effects, it was worth it to have a good nights sleep.

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April 22, 2009 1:59 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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7.0

This medicine is very effective for a nagging cough that won't quit, but be very careful with dosage. I once took 2 teaspoon instead of my regular 1 tsp dose and felt absolutely AWFUL - shaking, agitated, hot flashes, nervous, nauseous.

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March 30, 2009 9:08 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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9.0

I have had a hacking cough for about a month that was severely hindering my ability to sleep. I've only used this medicine for one night and last night was the best night's sleep in over a month. Even my boyfriend said I didn't cough in my sleep or toss and turn. This medicine is the third medicine I have tried in this past month. I couldn't ask for a better product.

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October 2, 2008 10:01 AM

Review by Anonymous:

For years I have a chronic cough as well as some form of arthritis, which denied me a good night of sleep. Lately I have been taking a teaspoon of hycodan syrup along with 2 advil tablets, before going to bed, and got a restful night of sleep and woke up without pain.

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September 27, 2008 1:14 PM

Review by NYC1:

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10

I tried about 4 OTC cough medicines to no avail. I have tried Hycodan in the past and this is what I recommend if you want a good medicine for a bad cough.

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September 23, 2008 6:05 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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9.0

Twice I've had dry coughs that weren't helped by OTC syrups. In each case it felt as though I had a bit of dust adhering to wall of my throat. I went for several days without decent sleep because of all the coughing each night. I was miserable. In both cases hydrocodone (once in pill form and once Hycodan syrup) cured the cough and I was able to get a decent nights sleep. If you ever have bronchitis that keeps you up all night coughing, don't waste time being miserable. Go to a doctor.

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July 15, 2008 6:36 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

Works miraculously on a cough. Be careful of the side effects. Makes me somewhat woosey and dizzy. Use only when desperate for relief.

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July 13, 2008 12:01 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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8.0

worked great!!! but it made my skin itch all night.

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April 9, 2008 7:46 AM

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