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Chlorpheniramine / hydrocodone Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Chlorpheniramine / hydrocodone is also known as: HyTan, Hydrocodone GF, Novasus, S-T Forte 2, TussiCaps, Tussionex Pennkinetic, Vituz

Chlorpheniramine / hydrocodone Pregnancy Warnings

Chlorpheniramine-hydrocodone has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies of hydrocodone have revealed evidence of teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Chlorpheniramine-hydrocodone is only recommended for use during pregnancy when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk.

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Chlorpheniramine / hydrocodone Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of chlorpheniramine-hydrocodone into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that due to the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Tussionex PennKinetic (chlorpheniramine-hydrocodone)." Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Bridgewater, NJ.
  2. "Product Information. HyTan (chlorpheniramine-hydrocodone)." Prasco Laboratories, Cincinnati, OH.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. HyTan (chlorpheniramine-hydrocodone)." Prasco Laboratories, Cincinnati, OH.
  2. "Product Information. Tussionex PennKinetic (chlorpheniramine-hydrocodone)." Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Bridgewater, NJ.

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